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Getting Started with Nano Server by Charbel Nemnom

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Enabling a virtual serial port

HPE Integrated Lights-Out 3/4 (iLO 3 and 4) allows administrators to manage their servers remotely using a variety of connection methods including a Web browser, telnet, SSH, and PowerShell. This section focuses on enabling a VSP for use with SSH.

To enable a VSP on the server:

  1. Connect to the iLO IRC using a web browser (http://<IP address of the iLO>).
  2. Logon to the iLO using the appropriate iLO credentials.
  3. Power on the server.
  4. Press the F9 function key when displayed to enter system utilities.

For HPE ProLiant Gen8 (BIOS) systems:

  1. Locate the Virtual Serial Port option using the following path, System Options -> Serial Port Options -> Virtual Serial Port.
  2. Hit the Enter key to select from a list of options. ...

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