Access HP’s ILO remote console via SSH

It happened many times to need a quick access to the remote console of a server like HP's ILO and not be able to open a web browser just to access it.
So let access it via SSH. Here goes.

ssh ilo_admin@ip_address

2. Enter your ILO admin account and password. After that you will see the ILO prompt.


3. To access the remote console of the server at the ILO prompt type "TEXTCONS"


4. You will be presented with the Login: console. Enter your root or user account of the server to gain access.



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