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Ubuntu Management Component Pack for ProLiant Released (v9.25)

Thu Feb 7 07:39:19 PST 2013 Palo Alto, California

In support of our growing partnership with Canonical, HP is pleased to announce the release of the latest Management Component Pack for Ubuntu on HP ProLiant servers. This release (v9.25) includes new versions of agent management software which let you control and monitor HP-specific hardware components. You can configure your HP SmartArray online, monitor your hardware health with the HP System Management Homepage, or setup snmp traps for interesting events. The Management Component Pack is an essential group of utilities to help you manage Linux on your HP ProLiant servers.

To download and install these packages, simply point apt at the HP Software Delivery Repository (SDR):

Add this line to /etc/apt/sources.list:

then apt-get install the components you'd like to use:

Ubuntu MCP 9.10 released (was ProLiant Support Pack)

The Management Component Pack for Ubuntu has been released as version 9.10.
These should work on Debian as well, but we're not making an official
Debian release until we can qualify Squeeze on Gen8 ProLiants.

The Ubuntu 12.04 MCP may be accessed via apt, by putting the following
line in /etc/apt/sources.list:

deb precise/current non-free

Similarly, you may browse these debs directly at the HP Software Delivery Repository
(SDR) at:

thank you for your support,

Ubuntu 12.04 (Precise Pangolin) LTS Server to be Certified, Supported on HP ProLiant Systems

Having just installed Precise on my HP workstation, I was excited to see the finalization of full support for Ubuntu on ProLiant! HP and Canonical have removed the nebulous "will it work?" question when choosing unencumbered operating systems on HP hardware. Us HP employees are also HP customers, I know I've wanted to see this support for a long time (as an hp hardware and Linux consumer in various divisions in HP). In the past, we've had to go with expensive alternatives in order to satisfy the real or perceived "neck to choke" requirement. Choice == good.

Official press release:

Certification matrix:


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