Would you like to learn how to configure the iDRAC RedFish API feature on a Dell server? In this tutorial, we are going to show you how to enable the Redfish API on the iDrac interface of a Dell server.

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Tutorial iDRAC - RedFish API Configuration

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

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.

Access the iDRAC settings menu and select the Network option.

idrac network menu

On the top of the screen, access the Services tab.

idrac services menu

On the Services screen, locate the Redfish configuration area.

Enable the Redfish feature and click on the Apply button.

idrac redfish api

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.

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Here is an example, showing how to connect the iDrac Redfish API.

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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.