Option 2: Use SUM to create a custom ISO SPP

  • Privileges: Infrastructure administrator, Network administrator, or Server administrator

  • Software that enables you to mount an ISO (image) file

  1. Download SUM from http://www.hpe.com/servers/hpsum.
  2. Unzip the SUM file to a directory.
  3. Download the SPP ISO file from http://www.hpe.com/info/spp to a local directory.
  4. Mount the SPP ISO file on a file system you can access, following your software instructions.
  5. Start SUM by double-clicking hpsum.bat in the \hpsum directory.
  6. From the SUM main menu, select Baseline Library > +Add Baselines.

    The hotfix is included in the custom baseline.

  7. For Location Details, browse to the hpe\swpackages directory of the mounted SPP.
  8. Click Add. Let the add operation complete before proceeding.
  9. Add any other components (updates) you have downloaded from HPE to the baseline library that you want to include in the custom SPP.
  10. Select the SPP and the components from the baseline library.
  11. Select Actions > Create Custom.
  12. Select any of the filters you want to use; however, the following filters are required to create a valid custom SPP:
    • Bundle Format: Select Bootable ISO (SUM included) .
    • Operating Systems: Select all RHEL operating systems.
    • Devices: Select OA, Virtual Connect (VC), and iLO

    • Server Models: At least one Proliant Gen7 server model and one Gen8 or Gen9 blade server model.

  13. Click Create ISO to create the new firmware bundle.
  14. Add a firmware bundle to the appliance firmware repository
  15. Verify that the upload completed by viewing the firmware bundle contents in the details pane on the Firmware Bundles screen.