Category Archives: Hp Microserver Gen8

ILO: Get the ILO IP from a Linux host server

In case your HP ILO is set to DHCP there is the need to find out what is the allocated IP in case you do not have access to the cosole. The easiest way is to use ipmi tools. STEP 1 : Install ipmi tools # dnf install ipmitools STEP 2: Load the ipmi kernel… Read More »


DataCenter: Setup the HP ILO device

In an enterprise environment consisting of several HP ProLiant servers it is important to set up for each of the servers the IPs of the associated ILO4 devices. This is an important step as this ILO devices are going to be used for the cluster fencing or access from the service network. To set-up the… Read More »

USB Wireless interface on Fedora Linux

I am planning to deploy a test openStack infrastructure, “Minimal architecture example with legacy networking (nova-network)”, on the 2 x Hp MicroServer Gen 8 setup from my home data centre. The nova-network architecture needs at least two nodes and on each node a minimal of two network interfaces must be available. The HP MicroServers have… Read More »

Mixed DIMMs in HP MicroServer Gen8

Idea is that I have 2x8GB Kingston in one MicroServer and 2x2GB HP the original memories in the second. I was wondering how the 1x2GB+1x8GB= 10GB combination for both servers will work. I know that Intel Pentium G2020T is Dual-Core: “Ivy Bridge” and has Fast Memory Access, Flex Memory Access.  so should be OK. Actually… Read More »