Dell EMC OpenManage Essentials Version 2.5 User's Guide

Managing RACADM command line tasks

RACADM command line tasks are used to run commands on remote DRACs and iDRACs. For example, run a RACADM task to configure iDRAC through out of band (OOB) channel. To manage RACADM Command line tasks:
  1. Click Manage > Remote Tasks > Common Tasks > Create Command Line Task .
  2. On General, choose RACADM Command Line and enter a name for the task.
  3. Enter the RACADM subcommand (for example, getsysinfo). For a list of RACADM commands, go to
  4. (Optional) Choose Output to file to capture task output from multiple targets. Enter path and filename.
    • To log the information from all selected targets, select Append.
    • To write all the detected errors to the log file, select Include errors.
  5. On Task Target, do one of the following:
    • Select a query from the drop-down list, or create a query by clicking the New button.
    • Choose target servers or DRACs/iDRACs. Only applicable targets are displayed by default. For more information, see Device Capability Matrix .
  6. On Schedule and Credentials, set the schedule parameters, enter target credentials and then click Finish.

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