Changing iDrac Settings via OMSA on an ESXi host

Let's say you need to reconfigure your ESXi host's iDrac.  Assuming you have OpenManage installed on the ESXi host, this is very simple... Log into OpenManage (be sure to check ignore certificates when logging in). The username and password will be the same as your ESXi root credentials. Expand System > Main System Chassis > … Continue reading Changing iDrac Settings via OMSA on an ESXi host

Resetting the iDrac Password on a Physical Windows Server

Like so many others, I'm managing fewer and fewer physical Windows boxes these days.  On these physical machines, remote console access via iDracs or iLOs can be super handy. I recently had a situation on a Dell server where the iDrac password on file wasn't working.  It would be pretty inconvenient to travel to the … Continue reading Resetting the iDrac Password on a Physical Windows Server