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Dell OpenManage Server Administrator - Default Login - Trouble with PASSWORD - Solved - #moviestarweb

I run a media business in Hollywood, CA. We purchased some unused Dell 2950 servers. I was looking for a way to manage them when I came across this video.

I am running Windows 2008 R2. I downloaded Dell OpenManage Essentials and Dell OpenManage Server Administrator. These two installs require Dot NET 4.0 then DOT Net 4.5. After the Microsoft Installs the programs run great.

When I tried to run Dell OpenManage Server Administrator it gave me a malformed URL and a generic looking login. I hit F5 and this cleared the error. It was asking for the default user Login. After looking or a few minutes online I saw many peole were stumped by this. The Default user login should be what you eneter to start the machine. EXAMPLE: USER: Administrator PASSWORD: yourpassword

The system logged me in without any problems.

Sometimes the solution is the obvious one that we don't try.

Hopes this helps,

James Black CSE

Computer Science Engineer

Movie Star Web 

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