Prerequisites for bringing server hardware into an appliance

Server blades are automatically detected by the appliance when the enclosure is added. If you are adding a rack server, you must add it manually to the appliance.


Server hardware model

The server hardware must be a supported model listed in the HPE OneView Support Matrix .

The server hardware is connected to a live power source.

The server hardware must have a valid serial number and product ID to be managed by HPE OneView.

iLO firmware

The iLO (Integrated Lights-Out) firmware version must meet the minimum requirement listed in the HPE OneView Support Matrix.

IP addresses

IPv4 configuration is required.

iLOs on rack server hardware must have an IP address.

Local user accounts

iLOs must be configured to allow for local user accounts.