Hi. We have a strange problem here. Deploying servers remotely via iDRAC. When we boot via PXE to a WinPE 5 image (WS2012R2), keyboard and mouse are not working. When we boot WinPE4 (WS2012 (non-R2)) or older, it works fine.
The PE image is working fine, I've verified it in a virtual machine where I can use kb+mouse just fine.
What could be the problem? Some Java incompatibility? Or some iDRAC kb+mouse redirection problem regarding the latest WinPE?
I've tried this in Firefox (since I can't access the iDRAC at all from IE11 - it won't let me access HTTPS website with self-signed certificate at all).
We cannot use older version of PE, it has to be 5. The servers in question are M620s.
I've managed to get IE11 to display iDRAC GUI correctly, but the problem persists, so I assume this won't be ActiveX vs. Java plugin problem, but something different.
Same problem here. ONLY when booting from PXE and using WinPE (we have a WDS), the mouse is not working. Sometimes I get it to work by switching the console from Native to JAVA or the other way around, sometimes by re-flashing the iDRAC with the same firmware.
I've got it working after updating iDRAC FW to 1.51.52 (from 1.51.51), which was released on 29th Jan. Not sure if it was the newer fw or the re-flashing that helped.
No keyboard, no mouse. Sometimes it works after shutting down the server and booting PXE again, but not always.
Re-flashing sometimes helps, even with the same firmware version....
That is an option, but we using Windows Deployment Services, so it kind of defeats the purpose... :-(
Still hoping Dell can resolve this with a firmware update.