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HP Lights-Out 100 (LO100) Remote Management - How to Reset a Forgotten Lights-Out 100 Password

ISSUE:

The end-user forgot or lost the admin password to Lights-Out 100 (LO100).

SOLUTION:

Upgrade the firmware for the BMC (Lights-Out 100) and it will automatically reset the admin password to the default (that is, username:admin, password:admin).

If end-user currently have the latest BMC firmware version, downgrade the BMC firmware, and then re-upgrade.

Two versions of the BMC firmware are available at the HP website, under Software and Drivers. Look for your specific HP ProLiant 1xx series server under Firmware - Management.

This resolution was tested on the HP ProLiant ML110G3, DL145G2, and DL140G2, and should work for most Lights-Out 100 products.

This resolution may not work with later generations of the Lights-Out 100 products. If this resolution does not work, try the resolution in iQ-27503.

Lights-Out 100 is used in HP ProLiant 1xx series of servers and its firmware and hardware are different from RiLOE, iLO, or iLO2.

A more complex solution is offered at the HPSC, forums document DL140 G2 ILO Password Problem.

Click here to visit the HPSC forum page for DL140 G2 ILO Password Problem at http://h30499.www3.hp.com/hpeb/.

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Lights-Out, Lights Out, 100, BMC, DL140G2, DL140, DL145G2, DL145, ML110G3, ML110, reset, password, forgot, forgotten, lost, IPMITOOL.

This article has been migrated from IQ to SAW.

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