About monitored server hardware

You can add rack servers or server blades in order to inventory and monitor the hardware. This is useful when you have servers that have already been deployed.

Monitoring allows you to monitor power, cooling, hardware health, and utilization. You can power on and off the server, iLO remote console, and review inventory. You will also get email notification, SNMP trap forwarding, and optional 1 year 9x5 support.

The monitoring feature is available for all G6 and later ProLiant servers with iLO 2, iLO 3, iLO 4, or iLO 5. If a server is being monitored by HPE OneView, you can still manage the enclosures, server profiles, and Virtual Connect infrastructure through VCM or VCEM. You cannot manage server profiles for monitored server hardware in HPE OneView.

A benefit of monitoring server hardware is that the basic functionality of inventory and monitoring can be done with a free license called HPE OneView Standard.

OneView can configure the servers’ iLO to send their sysLogs to a remote destination. See the HPE OneView API Reference documentation of the PATCH operation on /rest/serverhardware for additional details about how to perform an sysLog operation.

To add a server blade for monitoring, see Add Server Hardware.