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.


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  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

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    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:


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

    show user ROuser

    Output:


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    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.


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


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  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)