HPE ProLiant DL20 Gen10 (NHP 2LFF)

This article describes the HPE ProLiant DL20 Gen10 appliance for OT sensors for monitoring production lines.


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

Appliance characteristic Details
Hardware profile L500
Performance Max bandwidth: 200Mbps
Max devices: 1,000
Physical specifications Mounting: 1U
Ports: 4x RJ45
Status Supported, not available pre-configured

The following image shows a sample of the HPE ProLiant DL20 Gen10 front panel:

Photo of the HPE ProLiant DL20 Gen10 front panel.

The following image shows a sample of the HPE ProLiant DL20 Gen10 back panel:

Photo of the back panel of the HPE ProLiant DL20 Gen10.


Component Technical specifications
Chassis 1U rack server
Dimensions 4.32 x 43.46 x 38.22 cm / 1.70 x 17.11 x 15.05 in
Weight 7.88 kg / 17.37 lb
Processor Intel Xeon E-2224
3.4 GHz 4C 71 W
Chipset Intel C242
Memory One 8-GB Dual Rank x8 DDR4-2666
Storage Two 1-TB SATA 6G Midline 7.2 K SFF (2.5 in) – RAID 1 with Smart Array P208i-a
Network controller On-board: Two 1 Gb
On-board iLO Port Card 1 Gb
External 1 x HPE Ethernet 1-Gb 4-port 366FLR Adapter
Management HPE iLO Advanced
Device access Front: One USB 3.0 1 x USB iLO Service Port
Rear: Two USBs 3.0
Internal One USB 3.0
Power Hot Plug Power Supply 290 W
Rack support HPE 1U Short Friction Rail Kit

Appliance BOM

PN Description Quantity
P06961-B21 HPE DL20 Gen10 NHP 2LFF CTO Server 1
P17102-L21 HPE DL20 Gen10 E-2224 FIO Kit 1
879505-B21 HPE 8-GB 1Rx8 PC4-2666V-E Standard Kit 1
801882-B21 HPE 1-TB SATA 7.2 K LFF RW HDD 2
P06667-B21 HPE DL20 Gen10 x8x16 FLOM Riser Kit 1
665240-B21 HPE Ethernet 1-Gb 4-port 366FLR Adapter 1
869079-B21 HPE Smart Array E208i-a SR G10 LH Controller 1
P21649-B21 HPE DL20 Gen10 Plat 290 W FIO PSU Kit 1
P06683-B21 HPE DL20 Gen10 M.2 SATA/LFF AROC Cable Kit 1
512485-B21 HPE iLO Adv 1-Server License 1 Year Support 1
775612-B21 HPE 1U Short Friction Rail Kit 1

HPE ProLiant DL20 Gen10 installation

This section describes how to install Defender for IoT software on the HPE ProLiant DL20 Gen10 appliance.

Installation includes:

  • Enabling remote access and updating the default administrator password
  • Configuring iLO port on network port 1
  • Configuring BIOS and RAID settings
  • Installing Defender for IoT software


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

Enable remote access and update the password

Use the following procedure to set up network options and update the default password.

To enable and update the password:

  1. Connect a screen, and a keyboard to the HPE appliance, turn on the appliance, and press F9.

    Screenshot that shows the HPE ProLiant window.

  2. Go to System Utilities > System Configuration > iLO 5 Configuration Utility > Network Options.

    Screenshot that shows the System Configuration window.

    1. Select Shared Network Port-LOM from the Network Interface Adapter field.

    2. Set Enable DHCP to Off.

    3. Enter the IP address, subnet mask, and gateway IP address.

  3. Select F10: Save.

  4. Select Esc to get back to the iLO 5 Configuration Utility, and then select User Management.

  5. Select Edit/Remove User. The administrator is the only default user defined.

  6. Change the default password and select F10: Save.

Configure the HPE BIOS

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

To configure the HPE BIOS:

  1. Select System Utilities > System Configuration > BIOS/Platform Configuration (RBSU).

  2. In the BIOS/Platform Configuration (RBSU) form, select Boot Options.

  3. Change Boot Mode to Legacy BIOS Mode, and then select F10: Save.

  4. Select Esc twice to close the System Configuration form.

  5. Select Embedded RAID 1: HPE Smart Array P208i-a SR Gen 10 > Array Configuration > Create Array.

  6. Select Proceed to Next Form.

  7. In the Set RAID Level form, set the level to RAID 5 for enterprise deployments and RAID 1 for SMB deployments.

  8. Select Proceed to Next Form.

  9. In the Logical Drive Label form, enter Logical Drive 1.

  10. Select Submit Changes.

  11. In the Submit form, select Back to Main Menu.

  12. Select F10: Save and then press Esc twice.

  13. In the System Utilities window, select One-Time Boot Menu.

  14. In the One-Time Boot Menu form, select Legacy BIOS One-Time Boot Menu.

  15. The Booting in Legacy and Boot Override windows appear. Choose a boot override option; for example, to a CD-ROM, USB, HDD, or UEFI shell.

    Screenshot that shows the first Boot Override window.

    Screenshot that shows the second Boot Override window.

Install Defender for IoT software on the HPE ProLiant DL20 Gen10

This procedure describes how to install Defender for IoT software on the HPE ProLiant DL20 Gen10.

The installation process takes about 20 minutes. After the installation, the system is restarted several times.

To install Defender for IoT software:

  1. Connect the screen and keyboard to the appliance, and then connect to the CLI.

  2. Connect an external CD or disk-on-key that contains the software you downloaded from the Azure portal.

  3. Start the appliance.

  4. 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: