HPE Edgeline EL300

This article describes the HPE Edgeline EL300 appliance for OT sensors or on-premises management consoles.


Legacy appliances are certified but aren't currently offered as pre-configured appliances.

Appliance characteristic Details
Hardware profile L100
Performance Max bandwidth: 100 Mbps
Max devices: 800
Physical specifications Mounting: Mounting kit, Din Rail
Ports: 5x RJ45
Status Supported, Not available pre-configured

The following image shows a view of the back panel of the HPE Edgeline EL300.

Photo of the back panel of the EL300


Component Technical specifications
Construction Aluminum, fanless and dust-proof design
Dimensions (height x width x depth) 200.5 mm (7.9”) tall, 232 mm (9.14”) wide by 100 mm (3.9”) deep
Weight 4.91 KG (10.83 lbs.)
CPU Intel Core i7-8650U (1.9GHz/4-core/15W)
Chipset Intel® Q170 Platform Controller Hub
Memory 8 GB DDR4 2133 MHz Wide Temperature SODIMM
Storage 256-GB SATA 6G Read Intensive M.2 2242 3 year warranty wide temperature SSD
Network controller 6x Gigabit Ethernet ports by Intel® I219
Device access 4 USBs: Two fronts; two rears; 1 internal
Power Adapter 250V/10A
Mounting Mounting kit, Din Rail
Operating Temperature 0C to +70C
Humidity 10%~90%, non-condensing
Vibration 0.3 gram 10 Hz to 300 Hz, 15 minutes per axis - Din rail
Shock 10G 10 ms, half-sine, three for each axis. (Both positive and negative pulse) – Din Rail

Appliance BOM

Product Description
P25828-B21 HPE Edgeline EL300 v2 Converged Edge System
P25828-B21 B19 HPE EL300 v2 Converged Edge System
P25833-B21 Intel Core i7-8650U (1.9GHz/4-core/15W) FIO Basic Processor Kit for HPE Edgeline EL300
P09176-B21 HPE Edgeline 8 GB (1x8 GB) Dual Rank x8 DDR4-2666 SODIMM WT CAS-19-19-19 Registered Memory FIO Kit
P09188-B21 HPE Edgeline 256-GB SATA 6G Read Intensive M.2 2242 3 year warranty wide temperature SSD
P04054-B21 HPE Edgeline EL300 SFF to M.2 Enablement Kit
P08120-B21 HPE Edgeline EL300 12VDC FIO Transfer Board
P08641-B21 HPE Edgeline EL300 80W 12VDC Power Supply
AF564A HPE C13 - SI-32 IL 250 V 10 Amp 1.83 m Power Cord
P25835-B21 HPE EL300 v2 FIO Carrier Board
R1P49AAE HPE EL300 iSM Adv 3 yr 24x7 Sup_Upd E-LTU
P08018-B21 optional HPE Edgeline EL300 Low Profile Bracket Kit
P08019-B21 optional HPE Edgeline EL300 DIN Rail Mount Kit
P08020-B21 optional HPE Edgeline EL300 Wall Mount Kit
P03456-B21 optional HPE Edgeline 1-GbE 4-port TSN FIO Daughter Card

HPE EdgeLine 300 installation

This section describes how to install Defender for IoT software on the HPE EdgeLine 300 appliance.

Installation includes:

  • Enabling remote access
  • Configuring BIOS settings
  • Installing Defender for IoT software

A default administrative user is provided. We recommend that you change the password during the network configuration.


Installation procedures are only relevant if you need to re-install software on a preconfigured device, or if you buy your own hardware and configure the appliance yourself.

Enable remote access

  1. Enter the iSM IP Address into your web browser.

  2. Sign in using the default username and password found on your appliance.

  3. Navigate to Wired and Wireless Network > IPV4

    Screenshot of the Wired and Wireless Network screen.

  4. Toggle off the DHCP option.

  5. Configure the IPv4 addresses as such:

    • IPV4 Address:
    • IPV4 Subnet Mask:
    • IPV4 Gateway:
  6. Select Apply.

  7. Sign out and reboot the appliance.

Configure the BIOS

This procedure describes how to update the HPE BIOS configuration for your OT deployment.

To configure the BIOS:

  1. Turn on the appliance, and push F9 to enter the BIOS.

  2. Select Advanced, and scroll down to CSM Support.

    Screenshot showing the CSM Support menu.

  3. Push Enter to enable CSM Support.

  4. Go to Storage, and press +/- to change it to Legacy.

  5. Go to Video, and press +/- to change it to Legacy.

    Screenshot showing the Storage and Video options

  6. Go to Boot > Boot mode select.

  7. Press +/- to change it to Legacy.

    Screenshot of the Boot mode.

  8. Go to Save & Exit.

  9. Select Save Changes and Exit.

    Screenshot of the Save Changes and Exit option.

  10. Select Yes, and the appliance will reboot.

  11. Press F11 to enter the Boot Menu.

  12. Select the device with the sensor image. Either DVD or USB.

  13. Continue by installing your Defender for IoT software. For more information, see Defender for IoT software installation.

Next steps

Continue understanding system requirements for physical or virtual appliances. For more information, see Which appliances do I need?.

Then, use any of the following procedures to continue: