If you can’t log in on your server regularly you can use KVM (iDRAC) to remotely access a console on your server, even to set up your BIOS or RAID controller. KVM may also be used if you want to manually install an OS from an ISO.
This article will describe how you can open the KVM console of your Dell server through our client area.
- You need to have your KVM login details available. Those details can be found in your client area on the service details page.
- A dedicated server or managed dedicated server. If you have a budget server please use this article.
Step 1: Log in to your client area
Log in to your client area via https://my.snel.com/clientarea/.
Step 2: Select the server
Click on the server where you want to open the KVM console.
Step 3: Open KVM Page
Navigate to the KVM tab and click on Visit the KVM page.
Step 4: Log in to your KVM page
Use the login credentials which you can find on the KVM tab of your dedicated server in step 3.
Step 5: Launch the virtual console
Launch the virtual console by clicking on
Launch Virtual Console in the iDrac dashboard.
Step 6: Use the KVM console
You should now be able to login into your server via the KVM console
Congratulations, you should now be able to open the KVM console of your server. If you need to use right-click in the KVM console use this article on how you can emulate a right-click.