Would you like to learn how to configure the SSH service in the HP iLO interface? In this tutorial, we are going to show you how to configure the SSH service on the HP iLo interface to enable the remote access using softwares like Putty.

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

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Tutorial HP iLO - Configure SSH

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 Security option.

idrac security menu

On the Access Settings tab, enable the SSH service and click on the Apply button.

hp ilo ssh configuration

SSH is now enabled on your HP iLO interface.

Use a software like Putty to remotely connect to the iDrac interface using the Administrator account.

hp ilo ssh access

Congratulations! You configured the HP iLo SSH service successfully.