[Linux-PowerEdge] racadm5 doesn't support iDRAC8?

Patrick Boutilier boutilpj at ednet.ns.ca
Tue Nov 8 13:05:51 CST 2016

On 11/08/2016 02:07 PM, Brian Rak wrote:
> I'm trying to get racadm to work with an iDRAC8 Enterprise controller.
> I'm getting the weird error message:
> ERROR: Unable to connect to RAC at specified IP address.
> I've checked with tcpdump, and I see racadm successfully open a TCP
> connection, and send a SSL Client Hello.  The iDRAC responds by
> immediately closing the connection.
> I'm suspecting some kind of SSL issue here, though I can't seem to find
> anything that would let me get logs (from either end...).
> I'm using this on a CentOS 6 machine, and I had to manually install the
> openssl098e package.
> I have these packages installed:
> srvadmin-racadm4-8.4.0-2193.9883.el6.x86_64
> srvadmin-omilcore-8.4.0-2193.9883.el6.x86_64
> srvadmin-argtable2-8.4.0-2193.9883.el6.x86_64
> srvadmin-racadm5-8.4.0-2193.9883.el6.x86_64
> srvadmin-hapi-8.4.0-2193.9883.el6.x86_64
> *All* I want to do is enable the VNC server, without making someone log
> into the web UI and do it.  The redfish interface doesn't seem to have
> an option for this, so I'm stuck with racadm...
> Any suggestions on getting racadm working?

Tried using racadm which on my system is a link to racadm-wrapper-rac4 ?

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