Would you like to learn how to configure HP iLO Remote Syslog feature? In this tutorial, we are going to show you how to configure HP iLO to send e-syslog notifications to a remote Syslog server.

• DL380 G10
• HPE Integrated Lights-Out 5 (iLO 5)

To enable the Remote syslog notification feature, you must install the HP iLO Advanced License.

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Tutorial HP iLO - Remote Syslog

Open a browser software, enter the IP address of your iLO interface and access the web interface.

hp ilo5 login

On the prompt screen, enter the administrative login information.

Factory default access information:
Username: Administrator
Password: Available on the information label of your server

hp ilo password tag

After a successful login, the administrative menu will be displayed.

Access the iLO Administration menu and select the Management option.

Hp ILO5 Management menu

Access the Remote Syslog tab.

On the Remote Syslog screen, you need to enter the following configuration.

• Enable iLO Remote Syslog - Yes
• Remote Syslog Port - 514
• Remote Syslog Server - IP Address of your syslog server

Here is an image of our configuration.

Hp ilo remote syslog settings

Click on the Apply button to finish your configuration.

Optionally, click on the Sent test Syslog to test your configuration.

You have finished the HP iLO email notification setup.

Tutorial - Syslog Server Installation

Download the software: Visual Syslog Server for Windows

Install the Syslog server on a computer running Windows.

Open the Syslog application and check if it will receive messages from the HP iLO interface.

hp switch syslog server

You have successfully configured HP iLO to use a Syslog server.