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Restarting DRAC Interface

I recently ran in to a few situations where the DRAC web interface was acting funny.

In one event, when I would log in to the DRAC web interface, despite having the correct username and password, the web interface would just bring me back to the main login page. The second scenario would let me in the main DRAC admin page, but I could not launch a remote console.

Anyway, there is a very simple fix. Simply ssh into your DRAC ip address with the same username and password you use to access the web interface. Once you ssh in, you will be at the main DRAC admin prompt. To reset DRAC and NOT lose any settings, simply enter the command:

racadm racreset soft