The Insight Foundation suite for Integrity with Linux is a set of essential utilities used to facilitate the installation, configuration and management of Integrity servers with Linux.
Lowers costs associated with deploying and configuring server/storage resources:
reduces the time and effort needed to deploy Red Hat Enterprise Linux and SUSE Linux Enterprise Server distributions on HP Integrity Servers
Reduces reliance on resource-intensive, error-prone manual processes
Optimises availability of IT infrastructure:
accelerates the identification and resolution of server/storage infrastructure problems
Enables troubleshooting of problems that span server and storage resources
Rapid Deployment Pack (RDP) Version 3.5 now supports entry-class Integrity servers with Red Hat Enterprise Linux 4. RDP is a server deployment solution that facilitates the installation, configuration and deployment of high volumes of servers through either a GUI-based or a web-based console.
The Smart Setup Scripting Toolkit is a server deployment product that delivers unattended automated installation for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 4 or SUSE Linux Enterprise Linux 9 operating systems on entry-class Integrity server installations.
The entry-level HP Integrity servers supported by these two products are the BL860c, rx1620, rx2620, rx2660, rx3600, rx4640 and rx6600 models.
Smart Setup CD contains the latest documentation, firmware and tools, which assist in the server deployment process by preparing the server for installation of the Linux operating systems. The EFI Based Setup Utility (EBSU) assists with tasks such as configuring storage adapters, upgrading firmware, preparing a system hardware inventory and installing diagnostics tools.
The Insight Foundation suite for Integrity with Linux also includes the Support Pack consisting of complimentary HP value-added software to assist in ongoing server management tasks.
HP System Insight Manager: A unified server and storage management platform that enables system administrators to manage the complete HP server and storage environment from a single console. Also serves as a central access point for Integrity Essentials, ProLiant Essentials and Storage Essentials software options that deliver targeted functionality for these platforms.
Web-based Enterprise Management (WBEM) Solutions: A Distributed Management Task Force (DMTF) standard that allows management applications such as HP Systems Insight Manager to retrieve, monitor and configure system information.
HP Partition Manager: Provides system administrators with a convenient GUI to configure and manage nPartitions on HP server systems. Can be used to examine, modify, create and delete nPartition configurations.