In past wef days I was doing some scripting to get the details bout the HP BladeSystem c7000
You can do a lot though the SSH access, but I prefer to get the data without setting up ssh keys or doing some expect scripts. I neede "showAll" output and some nice structured XML file containing the hardware description, MACs, WWIDs, etc...
Maybe it can be useful for some people who wants to do the same - here is the example:
Here is the external link: