iDRAC6 ssh access question
wg at yarbs.cn
Thu Jun 24 22:44:22 CDT 2010
> I'm trying to do something that I hope is fairly simple, and that I'm
> just missing something obvious. I'd like to connect to an iDRAC6 via
> ssh, and issue the "connect com2" command, but instead of a $ prompt,
> I'm getting the SM-CLP /admin1-> prompt on login. It seems to me that I
> should have had to run "smclp" from the $ prompt to get there, and that
> typing "exit" should get me back to a $, but it's not so ("exit" just
> ends the ssh connection).
> Somewhere in the manual, it says "To connect to the managed system text
> console, open an iDRAC6 command prompt (displayed through a telnet or
> SSH session) and type: 'console com2'"
> Somewhere else in the manual, it says "SSH (or telnet) in to the iDRAC6
> with correct credentials. The SMCLP prompt (/admin1->) is displayed."
> That one I believe :)
> On the DRAC5's I have, it all just works pretty nicely.
> This is (I think) an iDRAC6 Enterprise in an R710.
> Andy Mason
If all the serial settings are correct, the 'console com2' from the ssh'ed
/admin1-> prompt will get you there. As it's a Enterprise one, it's
probably easier to use the console/media tab from within the web admin
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