a sysadmin's life

Learning something new every day…

One of the things I really like about working within a team in one location is the fact that are able to learn something new regularly. And of course you are also able to give some useful advice to others 🙂

Something I learned this week is how to turn on the UID light on a HP server without logging into the iLO webinterface. You can use the tool hpasmcli – which probably can do some more useful stuff too 🙂

# hpasmcli
HP management CLI for Linux (v2.0)
Copyright 2008 Hewlett-Packard Development Group, L.P.

NOTE: Some hpasmcli commands may not be supported on all Proliant servers.
Type 'help' to get a list of all top level commands.
hpasmcli> set uid on
UID is now on.
hpasmcli> set uid off
UID is now off.
hpasmcli> quit