Assuming you have installed
iDRAC7 remote access controller in your Dell
R720 server, I would continue with installation of Dell
OpenManage Server Administrator (or
The OMSA is a software agent that provides system management interface either from an easy web browser based interface or from a command line interface through the operating system.
These tools are available for sysadmins who can manage servers both locally and remotely on a network. Additionally, the OMSA agent can be connected to the centralized management Dell
OpenManage Essentials (or
The OMSA packages are available for both Windows and Linux platforms. I'm more familiar with Linux deployements so I would recommend you to visit Dell wiki and the repository/OMSA page. There is introduced how to install the OMSA packages on the most of Linux distros. More generic information, including how to install OMSA on Windows , can be found in the system management wiki page.
Once you are done with OMSA, you can use
racadm command to access
iDRAC procesor either remotely:
racadm -r iDRAC_IP_ADDR -u iDRAC_USER -p iDRAC_USER_PASS SUBCOMMAND
SUBCOMMAND for retrieving system event log (hardware log) is:
The complete list of all supported
SUBCOMMANDs can be found on this page.