I have a blade server with 2 nodes.

I cannot access the chassis drac web interface, since I received it configured with a username and password already configured, and the credentials I were given do not work.

I have 2 nodes running and I can access the iDrac web interface of those 2 nodes. For the chassis, I can get to the web interface but the credentials are invalid.

Is there a way I can reset the chassis iDrac credentials from within the node? The nodes are windows 2016 servers and I can access them with no problem, but I am having a hard time figuring out how to reset the chassis credentials.

The server is a Dell PowerEdge FX2s, and the nodes are PowerEdge FC630.

The web interface for the nodes says "Integrated Dell Remote Access Controller 8", not sure if this influences the operations.

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(iwork4dell) Sounds like what you need to do is reset the credentials on the CMC. Resetting the CMC password on FX2 requires physical access. The procedure is here:

Dell Chassis Management Controller Version 1.3 for PowerEdge FX2/FX2s User's Guide > Troubleshooting and recovery > Resetting Forgotten Administrator Password


  • Thank you. I was hoping for an easier way, but ended up with a physical maintenance procedure. May 18, 2019 at 9:48

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