Would you like to learn how to restart a server remotely using the reboot idrac function? In this tutorial, we are going to show you how to restart iDRAC server remotely using the web interface.

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Tutorial - Reboot iDRAC Server

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 System menu, access the Power tab and select the Power Control option.


On the POwer Control screen, select the Power Cycle System and click on the Apply button.

This will not restart the Dell iDRAC interface, only the server itself will be restarted.

idrac power control

Wait a couple of minutes for the iDRAC interface to come back on.