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HPE BD505A ILO Advanced Blade Subscription License 1 Server New

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BD505A HPE Integrated Lights-out (ILO) Networking Applications - System & Remote Management Advanced Blade Subscription License 1 Server Standard 3 Years | Made by HPE | Brand New 3 Years Warranty
Brand Warranty:
3 Years from the Manufacturer
Product Condition:
New Factory Sealed
Warranty provided by ALLHDD.COM:
90 Days

License Overview

The BD505A HPE ILO Advanced Blade Subscription License is a software product that provides advanced features and functionality for the HPE Integrated Lights-Out (ILO) management tool on blade servers. This subscription license is designed to enhance the capabilities of the ILO tool, giving users access to additional features such as enhanced security, remote management, and advanced monitoring and reporting capabilities.

With the advanced license, users can access advanced security features such as secure boot and secure erase, which help to protect against unauthorized access and data breaches. Additionally, users can remotely manage and monitor blade servers, even when they are located in remote or inaccessible locations. This allows for easier and more efficient management of blade servers, reducing the need for on-site maintenance and support.

The advanced license also provides advanced monitoring and reporting capabilities, including real-time server performance monitoring, predictive failure analysis, and support for third-party management tools. This allows users to more easily identify potential problems with their blade servers and take proactive steps to prevent downtime.

Understanding Integrated Lights-Out (ILO)

Integrated Lights-Out (ILO) is a management processor embedded in HPE servers that enables administrators to monitor and manage servers remotely. It functions independently of the server's operating system, providing a reliable means of control even when the server is offline or experiencing issues. ILO simplifies server management, contributing to increased productivity and reduced downtime.

The HPE BD505A License

The HPE BD505A is a subscription license that extends the capabilities of ILO, particularly in the realms of system and remote management. This license covers one server and is valid for a standard 3-year duration. Let's break down the key components and features that make the BD505A a valuable addition to server infrastructure.

System Management Advancements

With the BD505A license, users gain access to advanced system management features. This includes real-time monitoring of critical server components, such as processor and memory utilization, temperature, and power consumption. Alerts and notifications can be configured to promptly notify administrators of potential issues, enabling proactive troubleshooting and minimizing the impact of hardware failures.

Remote Management Capabilities

One of the standout features of the BD505A license is its emphasis on remote management. Administrators can remotely access the server console, allowing for tasks such as system reboot, BIOS configuration, and operating system installation without physical presence in the data center. This proves invaluable in scenarios where immediate action is required, eliminating the need for on-site intervention.

Blade Server Optimization

The BD505A license is tailored for blade server environments, optimizing the management of these compact and high-density systems. Through ILO, administrators can efficiently control and monitor multiple blade servers from a centralized interface. This centralized approach simplifies the management of extensive server infrastructures, ensuring a cohesive and organized server environment.

Networking Applications

Beyond system and remote management, the BD505A license incorporates networking applications that contribute to the overall efficiency and security of server operations. Let's delve into the key networking features provided by this license.

Enhanced Security Protocols

Security is paramount in any server environment, and the BD505A addresses this with enhanced security protocols. Secure Shell (SSH) protocols ensure encrypted communication between the server and administrators, safeguarding sensitive data and configurations from unauthorized access. Additionally, Secure Sockets Layer (SSL) encryption adds an extra layer of protection, making the server communication channel highly secure.

User Access Controls

The BD505A license allows administrators to implement granular user access controls. This means that different levels of access can be assigned to various administrators based on their roles and responsibilities. By fine-tuning access permissions, organizations can enforce a principle of least privilege, minimizing the risk of unintended configuration changes or security breaches.

Subscription License: Cost-Effective and Flexible

The BD505A operates on a subscription-based model, providing businesses with a cost-effective and flexible licensing solution. This model allows organizations to allocate resources efficiently, paying only for the features and duration they need. The 3-year standard subscription period strikes a balance between cost predictability and the ability to adapt to evolving business requirements.

Benefits of HPE BD505A in Real-world Scenarios

To truly appreciate the value of the HPE BD505A license, let's explore how its features translate into tangible benefits in real-world server management scenarios.

Improved Response Time

The remote management capabilities of the BD505A significantly reduce the response time to server issues. Administrators can promptly address issues without the need for physical presence, minimizing downtime and ensuring that critical systems remain operational.

Streamlined Maintenance

Routine maintenance tasks, such as firmware updates and system reboots, can be executed seamlessly through remote management. This streamlines maintenance processes, reducing the impact on operational workflows and ensuring that servers remain up-to-date with the latest software enhancements.

Scalability and Centralized Control

For organizations with a growing server infrastructure, the BD505A license provides scalability and centralized control. Whether managing a handful of servers or a large blade server environment, administrators can efficiently scale their operations while maintaining a centralized and organized management approach.

Enhanced Security Posture

The incorporation of advanced security protocols enhances the overall security posture of server environments. By encrypting communication channels and implementing user access controls, the BD505A contributes to a robust defense against potential security threats, ensuring the integrity and confidentiality of sensitive data.

Additional Advantages of Blade Subscription License

The BD505A HPE ILO Advanced Blade Subscription License 1 Server Standard 3 Years is a license that provides advanced functionality for the HPE Integrated Lights-Out (iLO) management interface on a single server blade. This license offers the following benefits:

  • Remote Control: The iLO Advanced Blade Subscription License allows for remote control of the server, allowing administrators to power on, power off, and reboot the server remotely.
  • Virtual Media: The license enables the use of virtual media, which allows administrators to remotely install operating systems and software on the server.
  • Remote Console: The license provides access to the remote console, which allows administrators to remotely access the server's BIOS and perform tasks such as configuring the server's network settings.
  • Event Notifications: The license provides event notifications, which allow administrators to be alerted when certain events occur on the server, such as a power failure or a temperature threshold being exceeded.
  • Security Features: The license includes security features such as secure erase and secure boot, which help to protect the server from unauthorized access and data breaches.
  • Firmware Updates: The license allows for firmware updates to be performed remotely, which helps to keep the server up-to-date with the latest security and performance enhancements.
  • Support: The license includes support for the iLO Advanced Blade Subscription License, providing access to HPE's technical support team for assistance with any issues that may arise.

Advanced Technologies

BD505A HPE ILO Advanced Blade Subscription License is a license that enables advanced features and technologies for HPE ProLiant servers that are integrated with HPE Integrated Lights-Out (iLO) management. The license provides access to features such as virtual media, remote console, and power management. It also includes technologies such as iLO Federation, which allows for the management of multiple servers from a single interface, and iLO Advanced Power Management, which provides more granular control over server power usage. Additionally, with this license, the customer can get access to the HPE iLO Advanced Premium Security feature which includes advanced security features such as secure recovery, secure communication, and secure erasure.

Compatibility Information
  • HPE Apollo 4200 Gen9
  • HPE ProLiant DL Series: DL120 Gen9, DL120 Gen9 Entry, DL160 Gen10 Base, DL160 Gen10 Entry, DL160 Gen9, DL160 Gen9 Base, DL160 Gen9 Entry, DL160 Gen9 Performance, DL160 Gen9 Thoughtspot Server, DL180 Gen9, DL180 Gen9 Base, DL180 Gen9 Entry, DL180 Gen9 Storage, DL20 Gen9, DL20 Gen9 Base, DL20 Gen9 Entry, DL20 Gen9 Performance, DL20 Gen9 Solution, DL20 Gen9 Special Server, DL360 Gen10, DL360 Gen10 Base, DL360 Gen10 Entry, DL360 Gen10 High Performance, DL360 Gen10 Low, DL360 Gen10 Performance, DL360 Gen10 Solution, DL360 Gen9, DL360 Gen9 Base, DL360 Gen9 CMS, DL360 Gen9 Entry, DL360 Gen9 Performance, DL360 Gen9 Special Server, DL380 Gen10, DL380 Gen10 Base, DL380 Gen10 Entry, DL380 Gen10 High Performance, DL380 Gen10 Performance, DL380 Gen10 Solution, DL380 Gen9, DL380 Gen9 Base, DL380 Gen9 Entry, DL380 Gen9 High Performance, DL380 Gen9 Performance, DL380 Gen9 Scale-up SAP HANA Tailored Datacenter Integration Compute Block, DL380 Gen9 Special, DL385p Gen8, DL385p Gen8 Dedicated Workload, DL385p Gen8 Entry, DL385p Gen8 Maximized Consolidation, DL385p Gen8 Storage, DL385p Gen8 Storage Centric, DL560 Gen10, DL560 Gen10 Base, DL560 Gen10 Entry, DL560 Gen10 Performance, DL580 Gen9, DL580 Gen9 Base, DL580 Gen9 Database, DL580 Gen9 High Performance, DL580 Gen9 SAP HANA Scale-out Base Configuration, DL580 Gen9 SAP HANA Scale-up Base Configuration, DL60 Gen9, DL60 Gen9 Base, DL60 Gen9 Entry, DL80 Gen9, DL80 Gen9 Base, DL80 Gen9 Entry
  • HPE ProLiant ML Series: ML110 Gen9, ML110 Gen9 Base, ML110 Gen9 Entry, ML150 Gen9, ML150 Gen9 Base, ML150 Gen9 Entry, ML150 Gen9 Performance, ML30 Gen9, ML30 Gen9 Base, ML30 Gen9 Entry, ML30 Gen9 Performance, ML30 Gen9 Solution
  • HPE ProLiant XL Series: XL170r Gen9, XL190r Gen9, XL730f Gen9, XL740f Gen9, XL750f Gen9
General Information about this HPE BD505A
  • Manufacturer: HPE
  • Part Number or SKU# BD505A
  • Type of Product Category: Networking
  • Type: License
  • License Type: Light-Out
  • License Validation Period : 3 Years
  • License Qty: 1 Server
  • License Pricing: Standard
  • Platform: Linux, Windows
  • Category: Networking Applications - System & Remote Management
  • Bundled Support: 3 Years 24x7 Support
  • License Type: 1 Server
Service & Support
  • New Releases Update: 3 Years
  • Technical Support: 3 Years

In summary, the HPE BD505A subscription license for Integrated Lights-Out (ILO) Networking Applications brings a wealth of features and benefits to server administrators. From advanced system and remote management to enhanced networking capabilities, this license is designed to optimize server operations over a standard 3-year period. By investing in the BD505A, organizations can achieve improved response times, streamlined maintenance processes, scalability, centralized control, and an enhanced security posture, ultimately contributing to a more efficient and secure server infrastructure.

Brand Warranty:
3 Years from the Manufacturer
Product Condition:
New Factory Sealed
Warranty provided by ALLHDD.COM:
90 Days


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