One Interface for Server Management Automation

HPE Server management provides intelligent remote control automation through HPE iLO and the Redfish® iLO RESTful API. Gain even more capabilities that go beyond scripting by leveraging one API to manage your complete lifecycle of HPE Gen10, Gen10 Plus and Gen11 servers.

A single API interface integrates server management components and full compute power. Use it with HPE iLO 5 and iLO 6 to perform remote server provisioning, configuration, inventory and monitoring industry standards through Redfish API conformance.

HPE Redfish® API Implementation

Obtain simple, secure management of today’s scalable data center hardware with the Redfish® API ecosystem. It’s an open industry-standard specification and schema that helps you integrate solutions within your existing tools. Published by the Distributed Management Task Force (DMTF), it's ideal for cloud and web-based infrastructures, which typically have large quantities of servers in heterogeneous environments.

GitHub and PowerShell Repositories

Find tools you need to help you leverage the iLO RESTful API SDKs.

SDKs and Language Bindings

iLO RESTful API Documentation

HPE Reference documentation with examples to help you write Redfish client programs and scripts.

The Python library

The Python library provides a rich Redfish library and examples for developers to easy interact with the iLO RESTful API.

The PowerShell Gallery and library

The PowerShell Gallery and library provide Cmdlets and scripts to interact with the Windows PowerShell Interface to the iLO RESTful API.

The Ruby library

The Ruby library enables to interact the iLO RESTful API.

The JavaScript library

The JavaScript library enables Java developers to easily integrate with the iLO RESTful API.



Ansible playbooks and roles for HPE iLO using the Redfish® API.

Chef Cookbook

Chef Cookbook for installing the Python iLOrest library and examples.

Puppet module

Puppet module for installing the Python iLOrest library and examples.

IT Operations

RESTful Interface Tool

HPE iLOrest, the HPE RESTful Interface Tool (iLOrest) is an open source Redfish client scripting tool also featuring interactive and debug modes.

Nagios- Plug-in

Nagios- Plug-in for Industry Standard in IT infrastructure monitoring.


Take advantage of our free, Jupyter-Notebook based Workshops-on-Demand available in the Hack Shack. These technical workshops provide you with an in-depth, hands-on learning experience where you can interact with and learn from the experts. Designed to fit your schedule, these workshops are available 24/7 – any time, from anywhere. iLO/Redfish workshops are available today.

Any questions on iLO or Redfish?

Join the HPEDEV Slack Workspace and start a discussion in our #redfish channel.

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