Would you like to learn how to change the iDRAC default password? In this tutorial, we are going to show you how to access the iDRAC web interface and change the default password of the iDRAC interface on a Dell server.

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Tutorial - Change iDRAC Default Password

Open a browser software, enter the IP address of your iDRAC interface and access the administrative web interface.

dell idrac webinterface

On the prompt screen, enter the administrative login information.

Factory default access information:
Username: root
Password: calvin

After a successful login, the administrative menu will be displayed.

Access the iDRAC settings menu, access the Network/Security tab and select the Users option

idrac menu

On the Users screen, select the ROOT user ID to access its properties.

idrac root user

On the ROOT user properties page, select the Configure user option and click on the Next Button.

idrac configure user

On the User configuration screen, select the Change password box, enter the new password for the ROOT user and click on the Apply button.

idrac root password

The default password for the root user was changed successfully.