[ubuntu-uk] Gutsy & Dell's DRAC
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Thu Mar 20 12:23:42 GMT 2008
On Thu, Mar 20, 2008 at 11:52 AM, David Restall - System Administrator <
dave at restall.net> wrote:
> > David Restall - System Administrator wrote:
> > > has anybody got this working ? I found a thread on the Ubuntu support
> > > website and it appears that 7.10 doesn't work with the DRAC. When I
> > > I think I'm missing something like a different reopsitory or plugin
> > > can't work out exactly what the problem is. Any help would be greatly
> > > appreciated.
> > >
> > > TTFN
> > >
> > Which version of the DRAC is it?
> > AFAIK version 4 uses a Java client for the console emulation but the
> > DRAC 5 uses an annoying ActiveX plugin.
> Dell Remote Access Controller 5
> The above (pasted from the browser) explains it - it's Version 5. If it's
> using ActiveX, I don't suppose M$ have released an ActiveX plugin for
> Mozilla :-(
> > I'll give it a try in a bit as I use the DRAC on the servers quite a bit
> > at work.
> > Rob
> Thanks for your help.
Try installing IE6 using wine, thats how I access the DRAC, otherwise, you
could use a Virtual Machine with XP/2K on it.
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Mail: kris at softdel.net
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