We need two VIBS for this : 

The Utility

Software | System Management
HPE Smart Storage Administrator (HPE SSA) CLI for VMware 6.7

Download Page https://support.hpe.com/hpsc/swd/public/detail?swItemId=MTX_875f40a825e449a685a827679f&swEnvOid=4196
Description The HPE Smart Storage Administrator CLI is a commandline-based disk configuration program for Smart Array Controllers and RAID Array Controllers.
Severity Optional
Operating Environments VMware vSphere 6.7
4.15.6.0
Dec 20, 2019


This gives us our ssacli-4.15.6.0-6.7.0.vib

 

The Driver : 

Driver | Storage Controller
* RECOMMENDED * HPE ProLiant Smart Array Controller Driver for VMware vSphere 6.7 (VIB file)
Fewer details
Download Page https://support.hpe.com/hpsc/swd/public/detail?swItemId=MTX_76c5f8899aa8410e96f202eb82&swEnvOid=4196
Description This VIB file is used to update the HPE ProLiant Smart Array driver on an existing VMware vSphere 6.7 installation. VIB file version must be higher than the driver version already installed.
Severity Recommended
Operating Environments VMware vSphere 6.7

 

This gives us our  nhpsa-2.0.44-1OEM.670.0.0.8169922.x86_64.vib

 

Install these vibs ( Upload them to a datastore ) 

 

esxcli software vib install -v /vmfs/volumes/%DatastoreID%/nhpsa-2.0.30-1OEM.670.0.0.7535516.x86_64.vib
esxcli software vib install -v /vmfs/volumes/%DatastoreID%/ssacli-4.15.6.0-6.7.0.vib

Run these commands once server rebooted

https://blog.ndk.name/manage-hpe-smart-array-in-vmware-esxi/
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Recently rebooted a server and the server wouldn’t post past this

HPE DL380 Gen9 starting drivers

Firmware and Bios had recently been updated so it could not have been that

Checking the Integrated Management Log   showed the below , however the ILO Health was Green! 

Disconnecting the P440 Card fixed the issue until HP sent Replacement

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When trying to print to a Toshiba e-Studio 3555c , you get the error Stopped – ‘Filter’ failed
Download the Mac Drivers from here : https://www.toshiba-business.com.au/support/drivers/details?Term=e-studio3555c For your correct version of OSX

Delete and reinstall the printer with AirPrint Driver Selected

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Made sure I could ping the machine

  1. Windows Firewall was off
  2. Ran through these checks – https://www.poweradmin.com/help/faqs/how-to-enable-wmi-for-remote-access/
  3. Ran this on the converter machine : WMIC /node:”172.16.1.9″ /user:”localmachine\usernane” /password:”password” computersystem get totalphysicalmemory

    ERROR:
    Description = Access is denied.
  4. Started Service WinRM
  5. Ran winrm quickconfig as administrator and press Y to “Configure LocalAccountTokenFilterPolicy to greant administrative rights remotely to local users.”
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Login to the Virtual Appliance with the root user you setup during the wizard ( https://techexpert.tips/apc/powerchute-network-shutdown-installation-on-vmware-esxi/

ls /opt/apc/powerchute/group1/

sudo vi pcnsconfig.ini

Under NetworkManagementCard press the insert key and enter the below

Press Escape , then press

!wq!

Now restart the service


sudo /etc/init.d/PowerChute stop

sudo /etc/init.d/PowerChute start
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Per information here : https://www.4armed.com/blog/llmnr-nbtns-poisoning-using-responder/ , in a Pentest you might fail this unless you do the below

  • Disabling LLMNR:
    • Open the Group Policy Editor in your version of Windows
    • Navigate to Local Computer Policy > Computer Configuration > Administrative Templates > Network > DNS Client
    • Under DNS Client, make sure that “Turn OFF Multicast Name Resolution” is set to Enabled
  • Netbios over TCPIP disabled
    • DHCP option “001 Microsoft Disable Netbios Option” configured for all scopes with value of 0x2
    • NetbiosOptions value changed to 2 in registry for all interfaces with PS script
    • LLMNR disabled using GPO
    • Configured Secure only dynamic updates for all DNS zones
  • WPAD
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When you join a Cisco Spark Hub Device to your Webex account , you need to use this trust to create a new local user and password. You need to use the cloud account to login to the device to create a local username and password

On the same network as the device , login to https://admin.webex.com/devices with your webex Administrator details

Select your device and click on Device Web Portal – Launch Web Portal per below which will login to the device as your cloud details

Set a local Username and password here

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Sharepoint’s “Open with File Explorer” uses the WebDav Protocol ( Web Client Service ) in windows to map through the Directory to Windows

This is not installed by default

Install-WindowsFeature WebDAV-Redirector

The Server will then need to be restarted
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Recently trying to install Exchange 2016 CU 15 , the setup stopped for 1 hour at 

8 of 17 Languages

The last line in C:\ExchangeSetupLogs\ExchangeSetup.log

Was

 [1] Finished updating performance counter strings

If you see this in your environment, just wait! This process took 4 hours in my environment in the end

 

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