Racadm Linux Network Get/Set Configuration

Eberhard Moenkeberg emoenke at gwdg.de
Mon Aug 18 16:16:01 CDT 2003


On Mon, 18 Aug 2003, Tara Swiniarski wrote:

> I'm trying to use racadm on a Dell Poweredge 2650 running RedHat Linux to
> get and set the IP addresses of the ERA ports.  This box is running a
> RedHat 7.3 distribution running the 2.4.18-27.7.xsmp kernel.
> >From the help, it looks like the command:
> racadm getniccfg   / racadm setniccfg
> should do the trick, but when I try these commands, I get the message:
> [root at wilma linux]# racadm getniccfg
> racadm getniccfg: Firmware: This command is not supported on this platform
> for this firmware version.
> I downloaded and the System Management Dell Remote Access Controller
> Frimware v2.23 A00 from 6/19/2003 from the Dell Support site, and updated
> this box, as reflected with :
> racadm getsysinfo
> RAC Information:
> RAC Date/Time      = DSU+20:03:24
> Firmware Version   = 2.23 (Build 06.03)
> Firmware Updated   =
> Hardware Version   = A02
> ..... (etc)
> Is there additional software I need to update to support the
> getniccfg / setniccfg functionality?   Is this feature not supported yet
> under this OS/version/etc.
> The versions of the Openmanage and racsr software I am running are:
> dellomsa-4.90-3824
> dellomsa-drivers-4.90-3825
> racser-src-2.20-1
> racfirmware-2.20-1
> racvnc-1.0-1

You can achieve it with "omconfig rac network" and the parameters ipaddr,
subnetmask, gateway, nicenable, dhcpenable, smtpaddr, smtpenable.
All in one line... And then a "omconfig rac reset" to let it happen.

Cheers -e
Eberhard Moenkeberg (emoenke at gwdg.de, em at kki.org)

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