To create a least-privileged user(s) (LPU) for the management pack, you must assign certain privileges to the HPE OA, VCM, or iLO user(s) you plan to use as your management pack credentials .

  • HPE OA
  • HPE VCM
  • HPE iLO

HPE OA

  • UI Instructions
  • CLI Instructions
Caution: The management pack does  not support connecting directly to the OA of the blades; it can  only target the OA of the enclosures.

UI Instructions

  1. Log in to your HP BladeSystem Onboard Administrator console as an administrator, then navigate to Systems and Devices > User/Authentication > Local Users, and select the user you plan to use for your management pack credentials.

  2. Ensure the following settings are configured:

    • Privilege Level: Select user.
    • User Enabled: Ensure this checkbox is selected.
    • Device & Interconnect Bay Access: Ensure all bays are selected.
  3. Click Update User to save your settings.

CLI Instructions

To create your OA user with "User" Privilege Level from the command-line interface:

  1. Log in to your HP BladeSystem Onboard Administrator as an administrator.
  2. Run the following commands:

    ADD USER <username> <password>
    SET USER ACCESS "<username>" USER

HPE VCM

  • UI Instructions
  • CLI Instructions

UI Instructions

  1. Log in to your HPE Virtual Connect Manager console as an administrator, then navigate to Domain Settings > User/Authentication > Local Users.

  2. Click +Add. In the Add Local User window that appears, enter the following information:

    • Username
    • Password
    • Confirm Password
    Note: Under Roles, do not select any options. A read-only user will be created by default if no role is selected.
  3. Click Add & Close to save your read-only user.

CLI Instructions

  1. Log in to your HPE VCM as an administrator.
  2. Run the following commands to create a read-only VCM user:

    add user ROuser

  3. At the prompts, enter and verify the password you want associated with your read-only user:

  4. After you have successfully created your read-only user, you can view details about it by using the following command:

    show user ROuser

    Note: Note that by default no specific roles or role operations are assigned to a read-only user.

HPE iLO

  • UI Instructions
  • CLI Instructions

UI Instructions

Note: The following steps were completed on an iLO 5 system. The steps may vary slightly for iLO 4 systems.
  1. Log in to your HPE iLO 5 console as an administrator, then navigate to Administration > User Administration, and select New.

  2. In the window that appears, enter your user name and password information, and ensure the Login User Privilege is selected.

  3. Click Add User to save your settings.

CLI Instructions

To create your iLO user with "Login" User Privileges from the command-line interface:

  1. Log in to your iLO as an administrator.
  2. Run the following commands:

    create /map1/accounts1 username=<username> password=<password>

What to do next

Installing the Management Pack (HPE ProLiant)