08-10-2013 12:53 PM
I am looking for a solution as to how I should upgrade the BIOS on my DL380gen8.
I've downloaded the USB-files, but I can't make a USB and put it in the server directly as it is placed on a remote location...
I've previously downloaded a CD iso that could be mapped through the iLO, but if I use the "make image file" from the USB I create with the HP tool, it creates a 4GB file(because USB is 4GB) and this doesn't work when mounted through iLO.
Is there some other way to update the BIOS than direct attach a USB? We are not using a management tool, I think Insight manager or what it's called can do it, but this requires licensing if I read it correctly.
08-11-2013 09:45 PM
What is the operating system on this server?
If Windows or Linux is installed, you can try the Online ROM Flash Component.
I am a HP employee.
08-11-2013 11:02 PM
It doesn't make sense to create an USB from the ISO and then create an ISO again from that USB.
Why not using the ISO directly with vMedia?
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10-02-2013 03:59 PM
download the SYSTEM ROMPAQ fw upgrade (for your) server : hp homepage -> drivers and support -> drivers
this tool will help you to create a bootable usk key.
the tool will create several subdirectories on your disk.
use the exe-file in the usb subdirectory.
the usb key will be bootable and do the job.