Setting the iDRAC web access password - BlueCat Address Manager - 8.3.0

Address Manager Administration Guide

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BlueCat Address Manager
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8.3.0

How to set the iDRAC web-access password for remote connectivity.

Log in using the default iDRAC credentials. For more information on default login credential, refer to BlueCat default login credentials (you must be authenticated to view this topic). You should change this password before logging in to iDRAC.

Tip: After you have logged in to iDRAC as root, you can create individual iDRAC user accounts, and then assign privileges to the users.

iDRAC8 / iDRAC7

Change the web access password on iDRAC8 or iDRAC7.

To change the iDRAC8 / iDRAC7 web access password:

  1. If you are not in the iDRAC Configuration Utility, restart the appliance, then press F2 when prompted. The BlueCat System Setup menu opens.
  2. From the System Setup Main Menu, select iDRAC Settings and press ENTER. The iDRAC Settings menu opens.
  3. Press the Down arrow key to select User Configuration and press ENTER. The User Configuration menu opens.
    Make sure the Account User Name is root.
    iDRAC Settings > User Configuration             1.50.50.21
    iDRAC Firmware Version                                    1.55.55
    User ID                                                   2
    Enable User                                               <Enabled>
    User Name                                                 [root ]
    LAN User Privilege                                        <Administrator>
    Serial Port User Privilege                                <Administrator>
    Change Password                                          [******]
  4. Press the Down arrow key to highlight Change Password and press ENTER. The Create New Password dialog window opens.
  5. Type the new password and press ENTER. The Confirm New Password dialog window opens.
    Note: The web-access password is case-sensitive.
  6. Retype the new password and press ENTER.
  7. Press Esc to return to the iDRAC Settings menu.
  8. If you do not want to configure any other settings, press Esc again. A dialog window opens.
    Settings have been changed. Do you want to
    save the changes?
                     Yes No
  9. Select Yes and press ENTER.

iDRAC6

Change the web access password on iDRAC6.

To change the iDRAC6 web access password:

  1. If you are not in the iDRAC Configuration Utility, restart the appliance, then press Ctrl+E when prompted. The iDRAC Configuration Utility opens.
  2. Press the Down arrow key to highlight Lan User Configuration and press ENTER. The Lan User Configuration window opens.
    Auto-Discovery ................................................ Enabled
    -------------------------------------------------------------------------
    Provisioning Server ........................................... <ENTER>
    -------------------------------------------------------------------------
    Account Access ................................................ Enabled
    Account User Name ............................................. [root ]
    Enter Password ................................................ [****** ]
    Confirm Password .............................................. [****** ]
  3. Press the Down arrow key to highlight Account User Name. Make sure the Account User Name is root.
    Note: The account user name and password are case-sensitive.
  4. Press the Down arrow key to highlight Enter Password, and then type the new password.
  5. Press the Down arrow key to highlight Confirm Password, and then retype the new password.
  6. Press Esc to return to the Configuration Utility window.
  7. Press Esc again. A small utility window opens.
    Save Changes and Exit
    Discard Changes and Exit
    Return to Setup
  8. Select Save Changes and Exit, and then press ENTER.