Resetting HP iLO Passwords

Having had to reset HP iLO password far too often these days I’m blogging this more for my own sanity than anything else.

1st off you need to have configuredĀ  HP Proliant Support software. There are some rings to loop through here depending on your architecture.

Once done, you need the HPONCFG tool appropriate for your system.

With all these bits in place we can now reset the iLO passwords:

Create a bit of xml that looks as follows:

<ribcl VERSION="2.0">
<login USER_LOGIN="Administrator" PASSWORD="anytextwilldo">
<user_INFO MODE="write">
<mod_USER USER_LOGIN="Administrator">
<password value="newpasswordyouwant"/>

Save this as a file, eg password.xml

Then we need to call the command and we’re done.

./hponcfg -f password.xml

Problem solved

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