Would you like to learn how to configure SNMPv3 on iLO interface of an HP server? In this tutorial, we are going to show you how to configure SNMPv3 on iLO to enable your network monitoring software to get information remotely from the iLO interface of an HP server.

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Tutorial HP iLO - SNMPv3

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

hp ilo web interface

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 ilo snmp configuration menu

On the Management screen, select the Agentless management option.

• Configure your location.
• Configure your contact information


On the SNMPv3 Users screen, select the first empty user row and click on the Edit button.

ilo snmpv3 user

On the SNMPv3 Users settings screen, configure the following settings.

• Configure an username.
• Configure an authentication protocol.
• Configure an encryption protocol.
• Configure an encryption password.

ilo snmpv3 user settings

A username gohan was created and configured to use the password 123456789 for authentication and the password 987654321 to encrypt the SNMP communication.

After finishing your SNMP configuration, click on the Apply button.

You have finished the HP iLO SNMP configuration successfully.

To test your SNMPv3 configuration, use the following commands on a computer running Ubuntu Linux.

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Here is a small sample of the SNMPWALK output.

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