DRAC 4 remote management card for Dell PowerEdge 1850, 2800 and 2850 servers.
Part Number(s): X8229, NJ024, JF660, GC281, FC955, J1535
*Item(s) shipped will be any of the above part numbers
Refurbished, pulled from a working PowerEdge 1850 server
Dell PowerEdge 1850 Server
Dell PowerEdge 2800 Server
Dell PowerEdge 2850 Server
The following is a list of features available on the DRAC 4.
• Dynamic registration of the DRAC 4 name in the Domain Name System (DNS).
• Remote management and monitoring of a system through the DRAC 4 Web-based interface, serial connection, or telnet connection.
• Configuring Microsoft Active Directory service software to give you access to the DRAC 4, allows you to add and control the DRAC 4 user privileges of your existing users in your Active Directory software.
• Console redirection feature that allows you to remotely use the managed system keyboard, video, and mouse functions.
• Virtual Media feature that enables the managed system to remotely access a diskette or CD located on the management station.
• Access to the system event log (SEL) and DRAC 4 logs and last crash screen (of the crashed or unresponsive system) independent of the operating system state.
• Integrated launch of the DRAC 4 interface from Server Administrator and IT Assistant.
• Ability to alert you to potential problems on the managed system by sending either an email message or an SNMP trap through the DRAC 4 NIC to a management station.
• Ability to configure the DRAC 4 and update DRAC 4 firmware locally or remotely using the racadm command-line utility, a scriptable interface.
• Ability to perform power management functions, such as shutdown and reset, remotely from a management console.
• Password-level security management and SSL encryption.
• Role-based authority that provides assignable permissions for different systems management tasks.
DRAC 4 Security Features
The DRAC 4 provides the following security features:
•Authentication for users through Microsoft Active Directory (optional) or hardware-stored user IDs and passwords
•Role-based authority allows specific privileges to be configured for each user
•User ID and password configuration through the Web-based interface or racadm CLI
•racadm CLI and Web-based interface operation supports SSL encryption of 128 bit and 40 bit (for countries where 128 bit is not acceptable)
•Session time-out configuration (in minutes) through the Web-based interface or racadm CLI
•Many of the commonly known DRAC 4 IP ports are configurable
•Secure Shell (SSH) that uses an encrypted transport layer for higher security. SSH is available on DRAC 4 firmware 1.30.
Supported Operating Systems
The DRAC 4 currently supports the following operating systems:
• Microsoft Windows Server™ 2003 Standard Edition SP1, Windows Server 2003 Enterprise Edition SP1, Windows Server 2003 Web Edition SP1, Windows Server 2003 x64, Windows Small Business Server (SBS) 2003 SP1
• Windows 2000 Server and Windows 2000 Advanced Server
• Novell® NetWare® 6.5 (SP1 or later)
• Red Hat® Enterprise Linux AS, ES, and WS (version 2.1)
• Red Hat Enterprise Linux AS, ES, and WS (version 3) for Intel® Extended Memory 64 Technology (Intel EM64T) and Intel x86
• Red Hat Enterprise Linux (version 4) for Intel x86 and Intel EM64T
The DRAC 4 provides a dedicated 10/100 Mbps RJ-45 NIC and a connector for mounting the card to the system board