Open a browser software, enter the IP address of your iDRAC interface and access the administrative web interface.
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 and select the Network option.
On the top of the screen, access the Services tab.
On the Services screen, locate the Redfish configuration area.
Enable the Redfish feature and click on the Apply button.
The Redfish API is now enabled on your Dell iDRAC interface.
If you are an Ubuntu Linux user, you could test the RedFish API by using the CURL package.
Here is an example, showing how to connect the iDrac Redfish API.
In our example, we connected the CURL software to the iDrac Redfish API addrsss 192.168.0.10 using the root user account and the calvin password.
Congratulations! You configured the iDrac RedFish Redtful API feature successfully.