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HP Insight Control delivers essential infrastructure management that can help save time and money by making it easy to deploy, migrate, monitor, control and optimize your IT infrastructure through a single, simple management console for your ProLiant ML/DL/SL and BladeSystem servers.

Delivered on Insight Management DVD #1, Insight Control uses an integrated installer to deploy and configure core HP management software quickly and consistently. 

Insight Control server provisioning, Insight Control for Microsoft System Center, Insight Control for VMware vCenter Server, and Insight Control for Red Hat Enterprise Virtualization are located on separate media and each has its own installer.

For more detailed information on Insight Control, visit www.hp.com/go/insightcontrol.

Releases available for download:

Release Release Date Update Available
Insight Management 7.3 December 2013 - March 2014 7.3u1 Mar/Apr 2014
Insight Management 7.2 March - September 2013 7.2u2 Oct/Nov 2013
Insight Management 7.1 June 2012 7.1u2 Oct 2012
Insight Management 7.0 May 2012  

Note:  Previous versions (3.x and 6.x) can be found on the Insight Software DVD website.



What's New in Insight Management 7.3  (December 2013 - April 2014)

  • Support for the latest ProLiant next-generation (Gen8) servers
  • CMS and managed node support updates
  • Browser support updates
  • HP Systems Insight Manager 7.3:
    • Support for IPv6 level 3
  • HP Insight Control 7.3:
    • Support for IPv6 level 3
    • Localized for Simplified Chinese
  • HP Insight Control for Microsoft System Center 7.3.2
    • Support for Windows Server 2012 R2 and System Center 2012 R2 for all HP Insight Control for Microsoft System Center components
    • Support for drivers and firmware from SPP 2014.02.0
    • Redesigned SCCM 2012 OS deployment provides greater flexibility and control
  • HP Insight Control for VMware vCenter Server 7.3.1:
    • Various bug fixes listed in the release notes
    • Server Module
      • Initial HP OneView Integration
      • Coordinated Firmware management
      • Virtual Connect cluster configuration / synchronization
      • Enhance initial configuration process
    • Storage Module
      • HP 3PAR StoreServ Recovery Manager for VMware Integration
      • Visualization for StoreServ Peer Persistence Configurations
      • Visualization for VMs to Volumes
      • Enable StoreServ Peer Persistence management
      • Use new and enhanced provisioning wizards
  • HP Insight Control for Red Hat Enterprise Virtualization 7.3.1:
    • Insight Control for Red Hat Enterprise Virtualization delivers comprehensive HP hardware management capabilities directly from within the RHEV Manager console. Administrators have a single screen to manage their physical and virtualization infrastructures.
    • Key features of HP Insight Control for Red Hat Enterprise Virtualization:
      • Combined physical and virtual view - From the RHEV Manager console; monitor status and performance of virtual machines and the underlying host and network systems that support them.
      • Newsfeed - Real time monitoring capability via HP hardware event logging and notification. Easily and quickly identify devices needing attention.
      • Host and Infrastructure - An inventory and health status of the host and infrastructure devices including: DIMMs, CPUs, fans, power supplies, & interconnect modules.
      • Single sign-on  - Access trusted HP management tools including: iLO; Onboard Administrator; and Virtual Connect.
      • Visually trace and monitor your network - End-to-end perspective from the RHEV defined logical network to the physical switches. Easily view detailed information for each device.
      • Single page view of device firmware versions.

Insight Management v7.3 downloads
1. Insight Management 7.3 DVD #1
(December 2013)

  • HP Insight Management Integrated Installer 7.3 updated
  • HP Systems Insight Manager 7.3 updated
  • HP Systems Management Homepage (SMH) 7.3 updated
  • HP Version Control Repository Manager (VCRM) 7.3 updated
  • HP Insight Control 7.3 updated
    • HP Insight Control power management 7.3 updated
    • HP Insight Control server migration 7.3 updated
    • HP Insight Control performance management 7.3 updated 
    • HP Insight Control virtual machine management 7.3 updated 
  • HP Managed System Setup Wizard 7.3 updated
  • HP Insight Management Advisor 7.3 updated 

2.  Insight Management 7.3 update 1 (March 2014):

Insight Management 7.3 update 1 is a collection of updates and Gen8 support intended to be applied after installing Insight Management 7.3.  The IM 7.3 update 1 DVD contains an integrated installer that detects the installed Insight Management components and applies the appropriate updates.  For more information on the issues addressed in each update, refer to the Readme file located on the DVD or the IM 7.3 Update 1 Release Notes at www.hp.com/go/insightmanagement/docs

  • HP Systems Insight Manager 7.3.1 hotfixes updated
  • HP System Management Homepage 7.3.1 updated
  • Version Control Repository Manager 7.3.1 updated
  • HP Insight Control server migration 7.3.1 updated

3. Insight Control server provisioning 7.3.1 (April 2014) updated

  • Note:  You should not install a full appliance over an existing installation because it  will result in loss of data.
  • Note:  You cannot upgrade directly to Insight Control server provisioning  7.3 Update 1 from either Insight Control server provisioning 7.2 or 7.2 Update 1.  If you are running either of those prior versions, you will need to upgrade to Insight Control server provisioning 7.2 Update 2 first.
  • Insight Control server provisioning 7.3 update 1 VMware Full Appliance ZIP
    This is a full Insight Control server provisioning appliance for use with the VMware ESXi hypervisor.  If you are a new user and you intend to install the product as a VMware ESXi virtual appliance, you should download this file. You do not need to download any other file.
  • Insight Control server provisioning 7.3 update 1 Hyper-V Full Appliance ZIP
    This is a full Insight Control server provisioning appliance for use with the Microsoft Hyper-V hypervisor.  If you are a new user and you intend to install the product as a Hyper-V virtual appliance, you should download this file. You do not need to download any other file.
  • Insight Control server provisioning 7.3 update 1 Update Appliance ZIP
    This file updates an existing 7.2 Update 2 installation to the latest 7.3 Update 1 release.  If you are running Insight Control server provisioning 7.2 Update 2, you should download and use this file to upgrade to Insight Control server provisioning 7.3 Update 1.

3. Insight Control for Microsoft System Center 7.3.2 (March 2014) updated

4. Insight Control for VMware vCenter Server 7.3.1 (April 2014) updated

5. Insight Control for Red Hat Enterprise Virtualization 7.3.1 (April 2014) updated

6. Insight Control server deployment 7.3.1 (April 2014) - coming soon

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What's New in Insight Management 7.2 (March - November 2013)

  • Support for the latest ProLiant next-generation (Gen8) servers
  • Support for Windows 2012 Server and Windows 2012 Hyper-V
  • HP Systems Insight Manager 7.2:
    • Security enhancements including SNMP v3 support (for SNMP v3 compliant devices), SSL support for 2048 bit certificates, and user defined ciphers
  • HP Insight Control 7.2:
    • Location Discovery Services support on blade servers
    • New Insight Control server provisioning component for rapid physical OS provisioning, firmware, BIOS and smart array configuration

Insight Management v7.2 downloads
1. Insight Management 7.2 DVD #1 (March 2013):

  • HP Insight Management Integrated Installer 7.2 updated
  • HP Systems Insight Manager 7.2 updated
  • HP Insight Remote Support 7.05 (link to download)
  • HP Systems Management Homepage (SMH) 7.2 updated
  • HP Version Control Repository Manager (VCRM) 7.2 updated
  • HP Insight Control 7.2 updated
    • HP Insight Control power management 7.2 updated
    • HP Insight Control server deployment 7.2 updated
    • HP Insight Control server migration 7.2 updated
    • HP Insight Control performance management 7.2 updated 
    • HP Insight Control virtual machine management 7.2 updated 
  • HP Managed System Setup Wizard 7.2 updated
  • HP Insight Management Advisor 7.2 updated 

2.  Insight Management 7.2 update 2 (October 2013):

Insight Management 7.2 update 2 is a collection of updates and Gen8 support intended to be applied after installing Insight Management 7.2.  This update replaces Insight Management 7.2 update 1. The IM 7.2 update 2 DVD contains an integrated installer that detects the installed Insight Management components and applies the appropriate updates.  For more information on the issues addressed in each update, refer to the Readme file located on the DVD or the IM 7.2 Update 2 Release Notes at www.hp.com/go/insightmanagement/docs.

  • HP Systems Insight Manager 7.2.2 hotfixes updated
  • HP System Management Homepage 7.2.2 updated
  • Version Control Repository Manager 7.2.2 new
  • WMI Mapper 7.2.2 updated
  • HP Insight Control server migration 7.2.2 new
  • HP Insight Control performance management 7.2.2 new
  • HP Insight Control virtual machine management 7.2.2 new
  • HP Insight Control licensing 7.2.1

3. Insight Control server provisioning 7.2.2 (September 2013) updated 

  • Insight Control server provisioning 7.2 update 2 Update Appliance ZIP
    This file updates an existing 7.2 or 7.2 Update 1 installation to the latest 7.2 Update 2 release.  If you installed either of those prior versions of Insight Control server provisioning, you should download this file.

4. Insight Control server deployment 7.2.2 (November 2013) updated 

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What's New in Insight Management 7.1 (June  - October 2012)

  • ProLiant next-generation (Gen8) servers supported:  BL420c, BL465c, DL380e, DL360e, ML350e
  • Database support for Microsoft SQL Server 2012
  • Unattended backup support
  • HP Systems Insight Manager 7.1:
    • Federated CMS advanced search
    • Two-factor authentication
    • Support for nested groups
    • Suspend all monitoring/discovery of VMs on VM host by host
  • HP Insight Control 7.1:
    • Support for the latest OS releases and Hypervisor updates
      • RHEL 5.8, RHEL 6.2
      • SLES11 SP2
      • Xen on RHEL 5.8, SLES11 SP2
      • KVM on SLES11 SP2
      • ESXi 5.0 U1
    • Browser support:  Internet Explorer 9 (full support), Firefox 9, Firefox 10

Insight Management v7.1 downloads
1. Insight Management 7.1 DVD #1 (June 2012):

  • HP Insight Management Integrated Installer 7.1 updated
  • HP Systems Insight Manager 7.1 updated
  • HP Insight Remote Support 5.70 (link to download)
  • HP Systems Management Homepage (SMH) 7.1 updated
  • HP Version Control Repository Manager (VCRM) 7.1 updated
  • HP Insight Control 7.1 updated
    • HP Insight Control power management 7.1 updated
    • HP Insight Control server deployment 7.1 updated
    • HP Insight Control server migration 7.1 updated
    • HP Insight Control performance management 7.1 updated 
    • HP Insight Control virtual machine management 7.1 updated 
  • HP Managed System Setup Wizard 7.1 updated
  • HP Insight Management Advisor 7.1 updated 

2. Insight Management 7.1 update2  (required update) - Oct 2012

Insight Management 7.1 update2 is a collection of updates and Gen8 support intended to be applied after installing Insight Management 7.1.  This update replaces Insight Management 7.1 update1.  The ISO contains an integrated installer that detects the installed Insight Management components and applies the appropriate updates.  For more information on the issues addressed in each update, refer to the Readme file located on the ISO.

  • HP Systems Insight Manager 7.1.2 hotfixes
  • HP System Management Homepage 7.1.2
  • HP Version Control Repository Manager 7.1.2
  • WMI Mapper 7.1.1
  • HP Insight Control licensing 7.1.1
  • HP Insight Control server deployment 7.1.2
  • HP Insight Control server migration 7.1.2
  • HP Insight Control virtual machine management 7.1.2

3. Insight Management 7.1 update2  (required update) - Sept 2012

Insight Management 7.1 update2 is a collection of updates and Gen8 support intended to be applied after installing Insight Management 7.1.  This update replaces Insight Management 7.1 update1.  The ISO contains an integrated installer that detects the installed Insight Management components and applies the appropriate updates.  For more information on the issues addressed in each update, refer to the Readme file located on the ISO.

  • HP Systems Insight Manager 7.1.2 hotfixes
  • HP System Management Homepage 7.1.2
  • HP Version Control Repository Manager 7.1.2
  • WMI Mapper 7.1.1
  • HP Insight Control licensing 7.1.1
  • HP Insight Control server deployment 7.1.2
  • HP Insight Control server migration 7.1.2
  • HP Insight Control virtual machine management 7.1.2

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What's New in Insight Management 7.0  (May 2012)

  • ProLiant next-generation (Gen8) servers supported
  • Database support for Microsoft SQL Server 2008 SP3 and Microsoft SQL Server 2008 R2 SP1
  • HP Systems Insight Manager 7.0:
    • KVM hypervisor support on RHEL 6.1 and SLES 11
    • Updated licensing reports
    • HP SUM integration support for software/firmware baselines
    • HP SUM integration support for off-line firmware upgrades (tech preview only)
    • Discovery & identification of HP Networking A-series products (3COM)
  • HP Insight Control 7.0:
    • Intelligent Power Discovery for HP BladeSystems
    • Enhanced power and thermal reporting with under-utilized server reports
    • Easy power configuration modifications (using ipmimport)
    • Data Center Power Control (DCPC) support for goal-oriented responses to power & cooling events
    • Updated performance recommendations on memory configurations
    • Performance management using network adapter (NIC) teaming and configurable monitoring administration
    • Full VMware ESXi 5 support (lockdown/non-lockdown modes, autoboot, stateless/stateful modes)
    • Server migrations across iSCSI and FibreChannel over Ethernet (FCoE), and across Linux SAN environments

Insight Management v7.0.1 - released May 2012
NOTE:  IM 7.0 was re-released as 7.0.1, however no changes were made to Insight Control components.  Upgrade is not required from 7.0 to 7.0.1.

Insight Management DVD #1 (double-layer):

  • HP Insight Management Integrated Installer 7.0 updated
  • HP Systems Insight Manager 7.0 updated
  • HP Insight Remote Support 5.70 (download link)
  • HP Systems Management Homepage (SMH) 7.0 updated
  • HP Version Control Repository Manager (VCRM) 7.0 updated
  • HP Insight Control 7.0 updated
    • HP Insight Control power management 7.0 updated
    • HP Insight Control server deployment 7.0 updated
    • HP Insight Control server migration 7.0 updated
    • HP Insight Control performance management 7.0 updated 
    • HP Insight Control virtual machine management 7.0 updated 
  • HP Managed System Setup Wizard 7.0 updated
  • HP Insight Software Advisor 7.0 updated 

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To purchase licenses, visit http://www.hp.com/go/insightcontrol. Trial licenses are available from www.hp.com/go/tryinsightmanagement.

Date: April 2014
 

 
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Software specification: Insight Management 7.3 DVD-1 ISO - Dec 2013
Insight Management 7.3 update 1 ZIP - Mar 2014
Insight Control server provisioning download descriptions
Insight Control server provisioning 7.3 update 1 VMware Full Appliance ZIP Mar 2014
Insight Control server provisioning 7.3 update 1 Hyper-V Full Appliance ZIP Mar 2014
Insight Control server provisioning 7.3 update 1 Update Appliance ZIP Mar 2014
Insight Control server deployment 7.2 update 2 - Nov 2013
Insight Control for System Center 7.3.2 DVD ISO - Mar 2014
Insight Control for VMware vCenter 7.3.1 Software - Mar 2014
Insight Control for Red Hat Enterprise Virtualization 7.3.1 - Apr 2014
Insight Management 7.2 DVD-1 ISO - Double Layer - March 2013
Insight Management 7.2 update 2 ISO - Oct 2013
Insight Control server provisioning 7.2 update 2 Update Appliance ZIP Sept 2013
Insight Management 7.1 DVD-1 ISO - Double Layer - June 2012
Insight Management 7.1 update2 ISO - Oct 2012
Insight Control for System Center 7.1.1 DVD ISO - Sep 2012
Insight Management 7.0.1 DVD-1 ISO - Double Layer - May 2012
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