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 »
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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.
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 the backplane.