Benefits of iDRAC 9 Enterprise and how to launch the console

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What is iDRAC 9 Enterprise?

IDRAC 9 Enterprise is an integrated Dell Remote Access Controller with Lifecycle Controller which provides a secure means to automate a large group of common server management tasks. iDRAC 9 Enterprise will be delivered to every dedicated server so no installations are required.

iDRAC 9 Enterprise provides the following key features:

  • Standards-based management automation
  • Agent-Free Storage Management
  • Easy Restore
  • iDRAC Direct
  • iDRAC Quick Sync
  • Real-time Storage Configuration
  • Real-time power graphing
  • Memory, CPU, NIC monitoring
  • Remote configuration
  • Zero-touch deployment and provisioning
  • Agent-Free Performance Monitoring

Launch console iDRAC 9 Enterprise

Roadmap

You can launch the virtual console via your client area. Before you start, make sure that you have Java Runtime Environment (JRE) installed via www.java.com. If you have finished the installation or if you already have Java installed follow the steps below:

Step 1.

Login to your client area and click to services > server > KVM Management

Step 2.

Click to Visit KVM Page

Step 3.

Enter your credentials, which can be found on the KVM Management page

iDrac 9 Login
iDrac 9 Login

Step 4.

You will now see the main screen. Click "Launch" button in Virtual Console Preview page which launches Virtual Console.

iDrac 9 Dashboard
iDrac 9 Dashboard

 

Java Warning 01
Java Warning 01

Step 5.

Either Java Web Start will start the console immediately or you will be asked to save the file. Make sure you save the file and run it afterwards. When you see the Security Warning below, click Continue to proceed:

Step 6.

You will see a second warning screen, make sure that you have selected the radio button:

Java Warning 02
Java Warning 02

"Do not show this again for this app from the publisher above" and then click the Run button.

 

Java Warning 03
Java Warning 03

Step 7.

After you have completed the previous you will see a last warning screen regarding the certificate make sure you click the Run button.

 

KVM
KVM

Step 8.

That’s all! You have completed all steps and your console is now visible.

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