james.ngo
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iDRAC for PowerEdge R440

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Hello everyone,

We have just had our first Dell server, the PowerEdge R440. We are excited and also, a bit shame to say we have no experience with the server previously.

OK, We did not choose the iDRAC Enterprise when build the server, we selected standard.

Today I start setting up the server and in the iDRAC interface, all the contents are "read-only" and all options are grey-out or not available to change/save... Is this because we did not have the enterprise licence?

We have not config the iDRAC from the System setting yet though...

Thank you for your advice

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Re: iDRAC for PowerEdge R440

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James,

 

If you are accessing the iDrac and seeing them grayed out the first thing I would look at is if the Local Config using settings is Enabled. If you access the iDrac web interface, not the local server side connection, then got to iDrac Settings - Services - verify if the "Disable iDrac Local Configuration is set to Enabled on either selection, as seen below.

 

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Let me know what you see, and if changing that setting allows you to configure the iDrac as you were. 

 

 

Chris Hawk

Dell | Social Outreach Services - Enterprise
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James,

 

If you are accessing the iDrac and seeing them grayed out the first thing I would look at is if the Local Config using settings is Enabled. If you access the iDrac web interface, not the local server side connection, then got to iDrac Settings - Services - verify if the "Disable iDrac Local Configuration is set to Enabled on either selection, as seen below.

 

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Let me know what you see, and if changing that setting allows you to configure the iDrac as you were. 

 

 

Chris Hawk

Dell | Social Outreach Services - Enterprise
Get Support on Twitter @DellCaresPro 
Download the Dell Quick Resource Locator app today to access PowerEdge support content on your mobile device! (iOS, Android, Windows)

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Hey Chris,

Those option in my settings are "disable". Again, I am launching the iDRAC using the "Start" button, and select "iDRAC Gui Launcher". The username I used is root and calvin is the password did not work either

I have not config the iDRAC network settings in the BIOS yet.

So it looks like I have to firstly setup the network for the iDRAC interface before I can change these setting heh?

What I understand from your instruction that, I must access iDRAC using the web-interface in order to change these settings?

Thank you

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