Based on the IT journey of Michael Rickert

Quick iDRAC tips

Setting a Dell iDRAC ip address remotely over ssh:

  1. SSH into the Dell iDRAC device
  2. Once at the console screen, enter: racadm
  3. View the current ip address via: getniccfg
  4. Set a new ip address via: setniccfg
  5. After the ip address change, restart the iDRAC service: racreset
  6. Wait 1-2 minutes for the iDRAC to fully reboot with the new ip address

Note: For more information about using racadm with ssh check here


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