Al server administrators have the common problem of getting media attached to a server (some times multiple). Do you copy it to the server OS or burn it? This becomes a larger problem when you are not in the same physical location of the server, unless you have really, really long arms.
While having a task of updating 65 HP c7000 chassis and the associated 1000 server blades to the latest HP Proliant Support Pack (SPP), I had a big issue with this since I am not located at that data center. After some digging around I found some references in the iLO scripting guide to mounting media. After a lot of trial and error I finally got it to work!
Since this is part one I will walk you thru the steps of setting up a repository to store the iLO xml files and iso images. These steps are done with IIS7 and Windows 2008
|Go to Sites>Default Web Site>ilo>Authentication and disable Windows Authentication|
|Go to Sites>Default Web Site>ilo> Authorization Rules and add Anonymous users|
|Select Allow anonymous users|
|Go to Sites>Default Web Site>ilo> Default Document and disable default documents.|
|Go to Sites>Default Web Site>ilo> Directory Browsing and enable this feature|
Copy your ISO images to the folder and open the new site in a web browser.
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