HP iLO Mobile

HP iLO Mobile


The HP iLO Mobile application provides access to the remote console of your HP ProLiant server from your Android device. The mobile app interacts directly with the iLO processor on HP ProLiant servers, providing total control of the server at all times as long as the server is plugged in. For example, you can access the server when it is in a healthy state, or when it is powered off with a blank hard drive. As an IT administrator, you can troubleshoot problems and perform software deployments from almost anywhere.

The HP iLO Mobile app allows you to perform the following tasks:
- Operate the server power switch.
- Use the Remote Console to interact with the operating system, including BIOS and ROM configuration changes.
- Mount an ISO CD/DVD image. The disk image is available on the server as a USB CD/DVD drive. You can boot from the disk image and deploy an operating system.
- Launch HP iLO scripts and monitor their progress.
- Access the HP iLO web interface.
- Store the list of servers you want to manage.

Limitations:
- HP ProLiant servers with HP iLO 3 or later are supported.
- You must have network access to the iLOs you want to manage.
- You can connect through a firewall using a VPN or you can open/forward the following ports:
HTTP: Port 80
HTTPS: Port 443
Remote Console: Port 17990

- The following features require an HP iLO Advanced license on the server:
iLO Virtual Media
Remote Console is included on ProLiant Blade servers. A license is required on all other servers.
Scripting is available on all servers, but a license is required for the scripting of certain features such as iLO Virtual Media.

For information about HP iLO and HP iLO Advanced, see http://www.hp.com/go/compareilo.

- The HP iLO Mobile app can consume significant network bandwidth. When using the cellular network, monitor your data use if you do not have an unlimited data plan. Consider using Wi-Fi when possible.

- Does not currently support physical or third party keyboards.

- Does not support iLO 2 systems.

Tips:
- When viewing remote console, pinch to zoom, press to click and drag, and long-press for right-click.
- Tap the CD icon to mount/unmount a virtual media URL
- Tap the power icon to power on/off/reset the host server
- Tap the health icon to show the iLO web UI.

Tested with Samsung Galaxy SII, Galaxy Tab, Motorola Xoom, and HTC Droid Incredible.

Recent changes:
This version includes a number of fixes and enhancements:

• Limited additional translations for Thai, French, and German
• Fixed the credential scrambling on Android 4.2/Jelly Bean.
• Fixed the orientation of the barcode scanner on some droids
• Non-default port numbers are supported
• Added server information to the list of iLOs.
• Launch the iLO webpage directly from the list of iLOs, with automatic login.
• Added ability to copy output from an executed RIBCL script via menu or long press.
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About HP iLO Mobile
The HP iLO Mobile application provides access to the remote console of your HP ProLiant server from your Android device. The mobile app interacts directly with the iLO processor on HP ProLiant servers, providing total control of the server at all times as long as the server is plugged in. For example, you can access the server when it is in a healthy state, or when it is powered off with a blank hard drive. As an IT administrator, you can troubleshoot problems and perform software deployments from almost anywhere.

The HP iLO Mobile app allows you to perform the following tasks:
- Operate the server power switch.
- Use the Remote Console to interact with the operating system, including BIOS and ROM configuration changes.
- Mount an ISO CD/DVD image. The disk image is available on the server as a USB CD/DVD drive. You can boot from the disk image and deploy an operating system.
- Launch HP iLO scripts and monitor their progress.
- Access the HP iLO web interface.
- Store the list of servers you want to manage.

Limitations:
- HP ProLiant servers with HP iLO 3 or later are supported.
- You must have network access to the iLOs you want to manage.
- You can connect through a firewall using a VPN or you can open/forward the following ports:
HTTP: Port 80
HTTPS: Port 443
Remote Console: Port 17990

- The following features require an HP iLO Advanced license on the server:
iLO Virtual Media
Remote Console is included on ProLiant Blade servers. A license is required on all other servers.
Scripting is available on all servers, but a license is required for the scripting of certain features such as iLO Virtual Media.

For information about HP iLO and HP iLO Advanced, see http://www.hp.com/go/compareilo.

- The HP iLO Mobile app can consume significant network bandwidth. When using the cellular network, monitor your data use if you do not have an unlimited data plan. Consider using Wi-Fi when possible.

- Does not currently support physical or third party keyboards.

- Does not support iLO 2 systems.

Tips:
- When viewing remote console, pinch to zoom, press to click and drag, and long-press for right-click.
- Tap the CD icon to mount/unmount a virtual media URL
- Tap the power icon to power on/off/reset the host server
- Tap the health icon to show the iLO web UI.

Tested with Samsung Galaxy SII, Galaxy Tab, Motorola Xoom, and HTC Droid Incredible.

Recent changes:
This version includes a number of fixes and enhancements:

• Limited additional translations for Thai, French, and German
• Fixed the credential scrambling on Android 4.2/Jelly Bean.
• Fixed the orientation of the barcode scanner on some droids
• Non-default port numbers are supported
• Added server information to the list of iLOs.
• Launch the iLO webpage directly from the list of iLOs, with automatic login.
• Added ability to copy output from an executed RIBCL script via menu or long press.

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A Google User
Jul 17, 2014
Doesn't support iLO 2 It would be pretty more useful if the application also supported iLO 2.
A Google User
Jul 11, 2014
Would be a great idea if it worked Fired up the ilo and attempted to get to the remote console, only to have it error every time. I've submitted the error. It's a RuntimeException because it can't start the activity due to a NullPointerException bubbled up from com.hp.essn.iss.ilo.iec.spa.SPAKeyboard.Init. Fix the error and I'll try again.
A Google User
Jul 7, 2014
Good idea, bad implementation What is that awful keyboard? Iy's such a pain to type a real password. The mouse implementation is bad as well. Useless on a phone. Take 5 random rdp apps and you'll see how a mouse is supposed to work on a touch device. So, the remote console is pretty useless. And the iLO web page can be accessed the same in a web browser. Take a look at Synology mobile apps to see a job well done.
A Google User
Jun 28, 2014
Would be nice if it allowed for a description or hostname field. C7000 support is a must. I have over 30 blade chassis to manage. Being able to vpn in from my phone and run ilo app against a c7000 would be a game changer.
A Google User
May 22, 2014
Does not work on iLO2 Does not work on iLO2 ...