To start IPMI
SOL from PuTTY on a Windows management station:
NOTE: If required, you can
change the default SSH or Telnet time-out at
iDRAC Settings >
Run the command to connect to iDRAC:
[-ssh | -telnet] <login name>@<iDRAC-ip-address> <port number>
NOTE: The port
number is optional. It is required only when the port number is reassigned.
Run the command
console com2 or
connect to start SOL and boot the managed system.
A SOL session from the management station to the managed system
using the SSH or Telnet protocol is opened. To access the iDRAC command-line
console, follow the ESC key sequence. Putty and SOL connection behavior:
While accessing the managed system through putty during POST,
if the Function keys and keypad option on putty is set to:
VT100+ — F2 passes, but F12 cannot pass.
ESC[n~ — F12 passes, but F2 cannot pass.
In Windows, if the Emergency Management System (EMS) console is
opened immediately after a host reboot, the Special Admin Console
(SAC) terminal may get corrupted. Quit the SOL session, close the
terminal, open another terminal, and start the SOL session using the