Would you like to learn how to configure the iDRAC VLAN feature on a Dell server? In this tutorial, we are going to show you how to configure the iDrac interface to use a specific VLAN using the web interface.

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Tutorial iDrac - Vlan configuration

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 and select the Network option.

idrac network menu

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

dell network tab

On the Network screen, locate the Vlan configuration area.

Enable the VLAN feature, set a VLAN identification number and click on the Apply button.

idrac vlan configuration

In our example, the iDrac interface was set to be a member of VLAN 10.

To work properly, this interface has to be connected to a Switch port configured as trunk.

Here is an example, showing how to create the required VLANs on a Cisco Switch.

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Here is an example, showing how to configure a Cisco Switch interface as a trunk.

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Congratulations! You configured the iDrac VLAN feature successfully.