Are you looking for a solution that guides you through your server deployment? Intelligent Provisioning is a server assistance tool that is simple to use, offers fast deployment, and provides flexibility on how to deploy servers. Intelligent Provisioning is an embedded solution in most HPE ProLiant server that provides system configuration through an easy-to-use wizard. Intelligent Provisioning increases simplicity because there is no need for media (no SmartStart CDs required). You can access it by pressing F10 during server boot process, or you can access Always On Intelligent Provisioning from the iLO browser user interface. All needed firmware, drivers, and tools are available on the system so the server is immediately ready for provisioning. This fully integrated system and OS configuration tool reduces server installation and set-up steps to deploy servers faster.
- Always On Intelligent Provisioning
- Improved installation wizards
- Advanced BIOS settings
- Enhanced Secure Erase
Intelligent Provisioning from Almost Everywhere
Intelligent Provisioning simplifies system configuration with guided, profile-driven or scripted approaches for seamless integration with standard IT processes.
Always On Intelligent Provisioning allows access to Intelligent Provisioning from the iLO browser user interface anytime without having to reboot your server.
Intelligent Provisioning provides an erase option to delete all data on hard drives.
Advanced BIOS settings are now available on Intelligent Provisioning for depth manageability on a single UI.
Simplified OS Installation User Interface (UI)
A "Recommended Install" for quick, one-click, simple, installation of both Windows and Linux operating systems that has pre-set defaults and will perform a software and firmware update if the network is available.
Simplified "Custom Install" with a start to finish wizard that provides additional settings for network setup, server and RAID configuration, and OS installation. Includes driver and firmware updates in the interview process.
A streamlined "Manual Install" that includes the necessary drivers specific to your OS installation without you searching the Web. Supports major operating systems.
Powerful Configuration Features Integrated on the UI
Intelligent Provisioning gives the ability to download drivers, firmware, and systems software by connecting directly to HPE.com to perform updates and install an OS in the same step.
Provides “Deployment Settings” that allows creating and editing a collection of configuration settings, saving them in a portable package and deploying them 1: many servers via HPE Integrated-Lights out (iLO) scripting or 1:1 using a USB key.
Prevents configuration errors when deploying ProLiant Servers by performing sequential updates.
Allows you to easily download Active Health System (AHS) logs, and perform diagnostics. Provides option to delete Active Health System (AHS) logs and reset system configurations.
Opt-in access to 1 TB of free HPE StoreVirtual Storage Appliance (VSA) is available through Intelligent Provisioning.
- Intelligent Provisioning Overview, Coffee Coaching video
- Intelligent Provisioning, no more SmartStart
- HPE ProLiant Gen8 iLO Management Engine - Intelligent Provisioning Overview
- Intelligent Provisioning Maintenance for HPE ProLiant Gen8 & iLO
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- HPE Smart Update
- HPE Integrated Lights Out (iLO)
- HPE Scripting Toolkit for Windows and Linux
- HPE Server Management
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