How to upgrade firmware for HP Proliant Servers

HP has made the process very simple for firmware upgradation for Proliant servers;

just like we do microsoft upgrade for any server we can use HP version control repository that will contact to HP Site &download the firmwares that are available.

Step1: Make one of the server in your enviornment as version control repository manager.

Download the Version control repository manager from the HP site:

http://h18000.www1.hp.com/products/servers/management/hpsim/dl_windows.html

After installation of software , you will found the option of repository manager on HP System management Home page

2. Click on it to start the menu for repository manager

Configure repository manager settings & schedule update from HP

After the repository is configured , you can wait & check the logs if all the updates have been downloaded.

Go to the servers for which you want to update HP related software/ firmwares

Step2: Go to HP System management Home page

click version control agent —> settings–> add the name of the repository manager server & user id & password for admin to connect to that server

step 3: check after some time you will find the softwares & firmwares that needs upgradation(select & install)

Note:- for online flash ROM , do not select its installation with other HP softwares, it has to be done independently.

refrence:- http://www.hp.com/wwsolutions/misc/hpsim-helpfiles/mxhelp/mxportal/en/useTools_vc_installswfw.html

Note:- If Online method is not working for you then use Offline method.

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