Cannot connect to console via DRAC 5 on Dell PE 2900

Posted on 2008-11-05
Last Modified: 2012-08-13
I have a Dell PE 2900 w/ a DRAC 5 in it.  I've changed the service ports to 8080-http & 8443-https.  I've programmed the firewall to redirect traffic to the DRAC.  That's all working just fine.  I can log into the DRAC page remotely.

The problem is when I go to connect to the console the session viewer opens, I install a few activeX controls, then I get an error "Login failed, unable to connect to appliance, due to network problem."

I'm only forwarding http and https traffic via 8080 and 8443.  Are there additional ports I need to configure?

Question by:jamie177
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    You need 5900 and 5901 open for VNC. That is the console. Also remember to racreset after you do all the commands to change the drac settings.

    Author Closing Comment

    Excellent!  Just what I needed to know.  Thank you mmcodefive!

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