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Random reboots with Dell 14th generation servers CPU0000 PWR2270

If you are experiencing issues with your Dell server, and in the iDRAC logs you are receiving these errors: CPU0000 Internal error has occurred check for additional logs PWR2270 The Intel Management Engine has encountered a Health Event   It’s caused by the power states on the BIOS configuration of the servers. This can occurr regardless of the hypervisor or … Read More

Dell iDRAC Network connection has dropped

After the latest Java updates you may have seen this message “Network connection has dropped” whenever trying to use viewer.jnlp Go to your Java release lib folder, and comment/change the following lines on your file jdk.tls.disabledAlgorithms=SSLv3, RC4, MD5withRSA, DH keySize < 1024, \ EC keySize < 224, DES40_CBC, RC4_40 This issue is caused by Java disabling 3DES_EDE_CBC – after making … Read More

Configuring a Dell iDRAC from Windows via CLI

You can configure the iDRAC from Windows directly to the iDRAC interface via CLI by running the following command, while on the OMSA folder of the server. C:\Program Files\Dell\SysMgt\RAC<versionnumber)\ Set up networking: racadm setniccfg –s <drac ip> <drac subnet mask> <gateway> Example racadm setniccfg -s 192.168.x.x 192.168.x.x List users racadm getconfig -g cfgUserAdmin -o cfgUserAdminUserName -i 2 Creating a … Read More