Had difficulty accessing an old iDRAC 6 interface with a more recent release of a web browser. Some of the drac interface shows but you get 404 error messages. The solution was accessing it via the compatability mode on IE: Then add the address of the iDRAC interface:
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The default user and password combination for a Dell iDRAC interface is root / calvin It can be manually reset when logging in to the web interface but when doing many machines at once and many actions at the same time the racadm tool is handy. To change the password use: racadm -r 192.168.1.23 -u… Read more »
In the update from iDRAC 8 to iDRAC 9 it has been infuriating searching the ‘Storage’ menu only to discover that the storage is managed under ‘Configuration > Storage Configuration’ I’m convinced the user experience could be better! At the very least a link through for configuration.
Use fallocate to create a new 300 MB file : fallocate -l 300M disk_image.img Create an ext4 file system within the image file: mkfs.ext4 disk_image.img Create a mount point: mkdir /mnt/disk_image mount it: mount -t auto -o loop disk_image.img /mnt/disk_image Then on the Dell iDRAC use the ‘Virtual Media’ menu to ‘Map Removable Disk…’ :… Read more »
On a Dell server I needed to determine the physical hard drive location for a faulty disk. Within the operating system the disk was mounted as /dev/sdk so I ran: udevadm info –query=all –name=/dev/sdk And from the output I could correlate this with the information in the iDRAC: So in this example disk 10 on… Read more »