Would you like to learn how to configure the iDRAC interface using only a USB cable? In this tutorial, we are going to show you how to connect your computer to the iDrac interface using only a USB cable to perform the desired configuration.

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Tutorial iDrac - Access using the USB interface

If you are using an older version of Windows, you will have to install the RNDIS driver.

Disable all network interfaces, wired or wireless, from your computer running Windows.

idrac usb access

Connect your desktop's USB interface to the iDrac USB interface.

Wait the system to finish the required driver installation.

After a while, your computer USB interface will get the IP address 169.254.0.4.

The iDrac interface will use the IP address 169.254.0.3.

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

In our example, the following URL was entered in the Browser:

• https://169.254.0.3

idrac login

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.

Congratulations! You can access the iDrac web interface using a USB cable.