Changing DRAC 6 Express to DRAC III on an R710

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Changing DRAC 6 Express to DRAC III on an R710

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PowerEdge R710

This currently has a

Integrated Dell Remote Access Controller 6 - Express . Version 1.70

which we need to change to a

DRAC III

are there instructions, issues, or is it just a matter of power-down take the Express out, put the DRAC III in and the system will prompt - if anything - on power-up?

Kind regards Martin

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  • Martin,

    The DRAC III is not a supported option on the R710. The only one that will function in the R710 is the iDRAC6, Express and Enterprise versions.  There aren't any instructions to be found for this process.

    Regards,

     

    Geoff P
    Dell | Social Outreach Services - Enterprise


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  • The actual settings are on the Express module and won't change. The Enterprise piece enables  remote console functionality when its installed and has the external ethernet port so you can connect it to your network and has its own access rather than shared.

    Regards,

    Geoff P
    Dell | Social Outreach Services - Enterprise


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  • Martin,

    The DRAC III is not a supported option on the R710. The only one that will function in the R710 is the iDRAC6, Express and Enterprise versions.  There aren't any instructions to be found for this process.

    Regards,

     

    Geoff P
    Dell | Social Outreach Services - Enterprise


    Download the Dell Quick Resource Locator app today to access PowerEdge support content on your mobile device!
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  • Thanks Geoff, for a most prompt 247 reply!

    Hopefully I've been given the wrong information.

    Regards

    Martin

  • Hi Geoff

    Will the iDRAC6 Enterprise (which is what it is) automatically configure itself with the previous iDRAC6 Express settings, or will it need manually configuring?

    Kind regards

    Martin

  • The actual settings are on the Express module and won't change. The Enterprise piece enables  remote console functionality when its installed and has the external ethernet port so you can connect it to your network and has its own access rather than shared.

    Regards,

    Geoff P
    Dell | Social Outreach Services - Enterprise


    Download the Dell Quick Resource Locator app today to access PowerEdge support content on your mobile device!
    (iOS, Android, Windows)

  • Thanks again Geoff - Kind regards, Martin