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HPE Intelligent Provisioning Recovery Media

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Installs HPE Intelligent Provisioning Media Version 1.62b software on supported ProLiant Gen8 Servers

Upgrade Requirement:

Users should update to this version if their system is affected by one of the documented fixes or if there is a desire to utilize any of the enhanced functionality provided by this version.

Important Notes:

The HPE Intelligent Provisioning (IP) recovery media is only needed when you would like to manually install the software onto an ProLiant Gen8 server.  IP is already embedded on your ProLiant Gen8 server and accessible by pressing the F10 key at server POST.  To update IP, you may go to the Firmware Update feature in the Maintenance page of IP.  For more information, go to

Note: ProLiant Gen9 servers are only supported with IP 2.x and later.

Note: ProLiant Gen8 servers are only supported with IP 1.x and later.

HPE Intelligent Provisioning Release Notes, please visit HPE Intelligent Provisioning Release Notes.


  • HPE Intelligent Provisioning no longer exits prematurely when configuring more than 50 logical drives.
  • To improve security on Linux systems, access to the web server from outside the server has been disabled.
  • Stability issues with HPE Active Health System (AHS) have been resolved.
Additional product information
Product #: Intelligent_Provisioning_1.62b
Version: 1.62b
Software specification: 842495-001 (Intelligent_Provisioning_1.62b-HPIP162b.2015_0730.43.iso)