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HP ProLiant Firmware Inventory Agent

The HP ProLiant Firmware Inventory Agent is developed to support firmware update management for ProLiant servers with HP Insight Management Agent version 8.0 or earlier. To access and download the ProLiant Firmware Inventory Agent, see the HP ProLiant Firmware Inventory Agent for System Center Configuration Manager 2007 website. To determine the required software, see the following chart.

ProLiant Server Configuration

Required Software

System deployed with PSP 8.0 or earlier (with Insight Management Agent version 8.0 or earlier)

HP ProLiant Firmware Inventory Agent

System deployed with PSP 8.1 or newer (with Insight Management Agent version 8.1 or newer)

None

System deployed with PSP 8.1 or newer (with Insight Management WBEM Providers version 2.2 or newer)

None

The ProLiant Firmware Inventory Agent converts firmware data from the Insight Management Agents into another format usable by Configuration Manager. The Firmware Inventory Agent must be manually deployed to the managed systems through the Software Distribution feature of Configuration Manager.

For detailed information about manually deploying ProLiant Smart Component, see the HP ProLiant Server Updates through System Center Configuration Manager 2007 Software Distribution White Paper.