Dell RAC remote operations and Perl tool

Eberhard Moenkeberg emoenke at gwdg.de
Wed Mar 30 14:39:30 CST 2005


Hi,

On Wed, 30 Mar 2005, Burnett, Kendrick wrote:

> I'm trying to administer dell servers using the Perl tool from
> http://lanceerplaats.nl/PowerEdge/RAC/
> <http://lanceerplaats.nl/PowerEdge/RAC/>
>
> my problem is that when the tool runs it returns this  as a result
>
>
>
> _protocol: content = <!DOCTYPE HTML PUBLIC "-//W3C//DTD HTML 3.2 Final//EN">
>
> <html><head><title>Remote Access Controller</title>
>
> <META HTTP-EQUIV="refresh" CONTENT="0; URL=https://157.185.37.25:443/">
>
> </head></html>
>
> _login: content = <?xml version='1.0'?><?RMCXML
> version='1.0'?><RMCLOGIN><CHALLE
>
> NGE>BN43YHW0Wh3szdeQXJWFrg==</CHALLENGE><RC>0x0</RC></RMCLOGIN>
>
> password = [password] challenge = [BN43YHW0Wh3szdeQXJWFrg==]
>
> _login(2): content = <?xml version='1.0'?><?RMCXML
> version='1.0'?><RMCLOGIN><RC>
>
> 0x140004</RC></RMCLOGIN>
>
> Invalid password [rc=0x140004]
>
>
>
> Basically saying that the password is wrong

So you should think about what it is saying...

> I'm wondering if the protocol used to talk to the RAC has changed since the
> last time the Perl tool has seen activity(2003 as far as I can tell)

It is still working properly here with 1650, 1750, 2650.
ERA FW up to 3.14, 2650 BIOS A19 and A20.

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




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