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     2== '''1 Preparation'''[[BR]] ==
     3
     4
     5Prepare static IP addresses for iDRACs at all Dell R620 servers.
     6
     7For example:[[BR]]
     8||10.10.8.10/25||(Control node)||
     9||10.10.8.11/25||(Compute node 1)||
     10||10.10.8.12/25||(Compute node 2)||
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     12
     13
     14== '''2 iDRAC Initial Settings''' ==
     15
     16
     17
     18Press F2 while the server is booting.
     19
     20
     21While the setup screen is displayed, select “iDRAC settings”.
     22
     23
     24'''''!Username/Password Configuration'''''
     25
     26
     27Select “User Configuration” and change default username/password if you want.[[BR]]
     28Default username/password is root/calvin.
     29
     30'''''Network Configuration'''''''''[[BR]]
     31
     32Select “Network”.
     33Under “IPv4 Settings”, disable DHCP.[[BR]]
     34Enter IP address, gateway, subnet mask, and DNS servers.[[BR]]
     35Press ESC. Save the settings and exit System Setup. Repeat at other servers.[[BR]]
     36
     37
     38
     39== '''3 Users Creation''' ==
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     41
     42Open a browser and go to the web GUI of iDRAC at the server. For example: !https://10.10.8.10/.
     43
     44Select “User Authentication” in the left navigation bar → Select “Local User” tag → in “User ID” column click any available number → check “Configure User” → click Next button.[[BR]]
     45
     46
     47'''''General'''''[[BR]]
     48
     49Check “Enable User”. Enter “User name” and password. For example, enter username as “admin”.[[BR]]
     50
     51'''IPMI User Privileges'''''[[BR]]
     52''
     53Select granted privileges for this user. For example, choose “Administrator” for user “admin”.[[BR]]
     54
     55'''iDRAC User Privileges'''''''[[BR]]
     56
     57Select granted privileges for this user for Roles. For example, choose “Administrator” for user “admin”.[[BR]]
     58Click Apply.[[BR]]
     59
     60Creating users with different privileges in the same way. For example, create a user named “operator” and choose corresponding privilege “Operator”.[[BR]]
     61Repeat at other servers.[[BR]]
     62
     63== '''3a Users Deletion''' ==
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     65
     66Open a browser and go to the web GUI of iDRAC at the server. For example: !https://10.10.8.10/.
     67
     68Select “User Authentication” in the left navigation bar → Select “Local User” tag → in “User ID” column click any available number → check “Configure User” → click Next button.[[BR]]
     69
     70
     71'''''General'''''[[BR]]
     72
     73Unclick “Enable User”.[[BR]]
     74Click Apply.[[BR]]
     75
     76== '''4 Generating and Uploading Keys''' ==
     77
     78Generate DSA key pairs on your host machine (Linux).[[BR]]
     79
     80   $ssh-keygen -t dsa
     81For example, the key pairs generated are named as id_dsa.pub and id_dsa.[[BR]]
     82
     83Upload public keys.[[BR]]
     84Open a browser and go to the web GUI of iDRAC at the server.
     85Select “User Authentication” in the left navigation bar → Select “Local User” tag → in “User ID” column click the user → select “Upload SSH Key(s)” → click Next button.[[BR]]
     86
     87Choose the public key and upload it for this user. For example, choose admin dsa.pub.[[BR]]
     88
     89You may generate different key pairs for users with different privileges. Repeat at other servers.[[BR]]
     90
     91
     92== '''5 SSH into iDRAC''' ==
     93
     94There will be a single admin account with username "gram" configured on the BBN-CAM rack for the iDRAC system on each server.[[BR]]
     95
     96From the control node on the rack, run:[[BR]]
     97
     98  $ ssh -i ~/.ssh/id_dsa gram@10.10.8.10
     99
     100At the iDRAC command prompt, get into ''racadm'' shell by entering:
     101
     102 /admin1-> racadm [[BR]]
     103
     104In the racadm shell, you could do available power actions by running[[BR]]
     105
     106 racadm>> serveraction <action >[[BR]]
     107
     108Here are server power management actions that can be used with the ''serveraction'' command :[[BR]]
     109• powerdown
     110• powerup
     111• powercycle
     112• hardreset
     113• powerstatus[[BR]]
     114
     115Latest racadm user guide could be found at ftp://ftp.dell.com/Manuals/all-products/esuprt_ser_stor_net/esuprt_poweredge/poweredge-m1000e_Developer%27s%20Guide6_en-us.pdf