linux + firefox + drac 5 console = no go?

christian.peper at christian.peper at
Mon Sep 8 07:19:31 CDT 2008

> Date: Thu, 4 Sep 2008 05:16:34 -0800
> From: "Alec O'Neill" <alec.oneill at>
> Subject: linux + firefox + drac 5 console = no go?
> To: linux-poweredge at
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> Hi all,
> Is anyone else having problems accessing system consoles 
> using linux + firefox + drac 5?   
> I can access the DRAC, but when I hit "Console Redirect" I get a 
>   Loading the Console Redirection Plugin...
> and then nothing but an hourglass.
> Our security team checked the FW logs, but there's nothing there.  
> I know this used to work.  My guess is that one of the recent 
> updates (to linux or firefox) screwed this up.

Then you know more than I do. We have never gotten it too work. neither
in FF1, FF2 or FF3... Sad but true. Sticking to VM with IE6 and no
security, with VM set to discard changes upon shutdown. Works fine.


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