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ESXi AutoDeploy–HP G7 Servers Hang on Boot

ESXi AutoDeploy–HP G7 Servers Hang on Boot

When I was first starting to use AutoDeploy I ran into an issue where my blades would start to load ESX and then hang just like the screen below shows. Inspection of the logs turned up very little data, including no errors. It was just like the server ceased to exist. Turns out if you go to HP’s site and download the new OneConnect Flash 4.1.450.7 and update the firmware on your Emulex NICs that will fix the issue. Also,…

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Syntax to install HP CIM Providers on ESX4i

Syntax to install HP CIM Providers on ESX4i

First, download and install the vCLI tools from vmware.com on your desktop. Second, download the CIM Providers from HP.com Third, Place host in Maintenance Mode and then scan the ESXi host for the Bulletin ID to be installed c:Program Files (x86)VMwareVMware vSphere CLIbin>vihostupdate.pl -server -username root – scan – bundle should return a name like hpq-esxi4.1uX-bundle-1.0 (note: this is case sensitive) Fourth, install the bulletin c:program files (x86)VMwareVMware vSphere CLIbin>vihostupdate.pl -server -username root -bundle c:hpq-esxi4.1uX-bundle-1.0.zip -install – bulletin hpq-esxi4.1uX-bundle-1.0 Fifth,…

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