|:: SSH using Dell's DRAC console ::|
|Written by Administrator|
|Oct 10, 2007 at 09:12 AM|
A howto setup the DELL DRAC card for ssh support and stay away from those
nasty windows applications.
The setup of the DELL DRAC for ssh console access.
* Enter setup F2 1. Cursor down to Serial Communications. 2. Set the other fields to the following. o Serial Communication : On with console Redirection via COM2 o External Serial Connector : Remote Access Device o Failsafe Baud Rate : 57600 o Remote Terminal Type : VT100/VT200 o Redirection After Boot: Enabled 3. Save and exit. * Enter the RAC configuration when prompted CTRL-E o Set the ip address to DHCP o Set the LAN User password to the current console password. o Write down the DRAC MAC address. o Save and ExitEnter the MAC address in dhcp on your dhcp server dhcpd.conf in the appropriate section.
Now we should be able to ssh to the console.
ssh vt-11-c -l root root@vt-11-c's password: Warning: No xauth data; using fake authentication data for X11 forwarding. Dell Remote Access Controller 5 (DRAC 5) Firmware Version 1.20 (Build 07.03.02) $To get to the console type:
connect com2This message flashes...
Connected to com2. To end type: '^\'Then you should have the console login.
Red Hat Enterprise Linux WS release 4 (Nahant Update 5) Kernel 2.6.9-55.ELsmp on an x86_64 vt-11 login:To escape type 'CTRL' + '\'
$To change root password on a DRAC from ssh shell
$ racadm config -g cfgUserAdmin -o cfgUserAdminPassword -i 2 NewPasswordHereNow to do power tasks on the dell type smclp.
$ smclp DRAC5 SM-CLP System Management Shell, version 1.0 Copyright (c) 2004-2007 Dell, Inc. All Rights Reserved cd system1 /system1 show /system1: Targets: logs1 Properties: CreationClassName = CIM_ComputerSystem Name = 7B0CZC1 NameFormat = other Dedicated = 0 ResetCapability = 4 EnabledState = 2 RequestedState = 12 EnabledDefault = 2 HealthState = 5 OperationalStatus = 2 Description = PowerEdge 2970 Verbs: cd exit help reset show start stop version * To reboot the system type "reset" * To power off "stop" * To power on "start"
|Last Updated ( Oct 10, 2007 at 09:37 AM )|