DRAC4i PE2850

Lukas Rueegg list2007 at rtpartner.ch
Thu Sep 18 06:12:08 CDT 2008

we had the same problems sometimes with DRAC firmware below 1.60. the  
DRAC's got lost on a regular basis. the only solution we had was to  
stop the server, unplug ALL power cables and wait for 10 minutes to  
hard reset the DRAC.

DELL confirmed the problems and fixed them in firmware 1.60.


On 18.09.2008, at 13:03, Brian O'Mahony wrote:

> I just used the racadm setniccfg command to set a DRAC ip. The DRAC  
> has now disappeared. It is also not available in OMSA.
> [root at ccvob01_blrsb ~]# racadm getniccfg
> ERROR: Unable to communicate with RAC controller. Please make sure  
> that a RAC
> controller is present in the server and appropriate software is  
> installed.
> Is there anything I can do to get it back up? Problem is the server  
> is over 5000 miles away.
> B
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