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2013-07-15

iDRAC Management with racadm

Export BIOs Settings

racadm get -t xml -f bios_r720xd.xml -l $serverIp:/exports/home/bnold/not_backedup

racadm set command

racadm set $FQDD_Alias.$index.$group.$index.$object.$value
Usage Examples:

- Configure rack name for server:
  racadm set system.location.rack.name rack1

- Configure a RAC from an XML configuration file located on a remote CIFS share.
  racadm set -f myfile.xml -t xml -u myuser -p mypass -l //10.1.2.3/myshare

- Configure a RAC from an XML configuration file located on a remote NFS share.
  racadm set -f myfile.xml -t xml -l 10.1.2.3:/myshare

Setting BIOs to Performance Optimized

racadm set BIOS.SysProfileSettings.SysProfile PerfOptimized
[Key=BIOS.Setup.1-1#SysProfileSettings]
RAC1017: Successfully modified the object value and the change is in
       pending state.
       To apply modified value, create a configuration job and reboot
       the system. To create the commit and reboot jobs, use "jobqueue"
       command. For more information about the "jobqueue" command, see RACADM
       help.

Resources

Tech Resource - http://en.community.dell.com/techcenter/b/techcenter/archive/2013/01/04/idrac7-now-support-configuring-server-idrac-bios-perc-and-nic-using-xml-file-and-racadm.aspx

Command line reference - ftp://ftp.dell.com/Manuals/all-products/esuprt_electronics/esuprt_software/esuprt_remote_ent_sys_mgmt/integrated-dell-remote-access-cntrllr-7-v1.30.30_Reference%20Guide_en-us.pdf

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