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Is there a way to remotely power on a PowerEdge 2900. I can ping the ip address that the BMC was set to, but I don't know how to access it. I've used ports 80, 443, and 1311. What port should I be using? Can I telnet in or just http? Once in, is there an option for power on?

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It should use port 623. However, you can use the IPMI shell. There are versions for both Windows and Linux. See the IPMI docs. Once you're logged on, I think you want the power on command.

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  • 623...not working either :-( – Jason Berg Aug 4 '10 at 14:21
  • @Jason, did you try installing BMC Management Utility client program? The page I linked says it should be on a CD. – Matthew Flaschen Aug 4 '10 at 14:35
  • IPMI. Just was I needed. It's also available from the driver download page in the OpenManage Management Station package. Thanks for your help. – Jason Berg Aug 4 '10 at 17:28
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You need a DRAC interface card. Do you have that? See http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Dell_DRAC

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