iDRAC 9 Configuration and Maintenance Guide

Document created by Leonard Chvilicek Employee on Mar 24, 2020
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This guide was developed to consolidate most iDRAC related configuration and maintenance tasks into a simple easy to use document that could be downloaded for local use.  Below is the list of topics covered in the guide.


Network Configuration

  • Initial IP address setup via crash cart
  • Change IP address via Web UI
  • Change/Configure IP address using IPMITool

User Management

  • Changing User Password
  • Renaming root user using IPMITool
  • Enable user account using IPMITool
  • Disable user account using IPMITool
  • Test user credentials using IPMITool

iDRAC Configuration

  • Setting the iDRAC Name
  • Changing the Browser Tab Name
  • Setting Timezone
  • Enabling NTP
  • Adding Custom SSL Certificate

System Maintenance

  • iDRAC Firmware

  • System BIOS

  • RAID Controller Firmware



    Locating Powervault Serial Number (Service Tag)