SOL / Serial Over Lan connection from Linux to Dell iDRAC or BMC

Enable SOL with Racadm (or via the web interface – whichever):
racadm -r 10.2.2.2 -u root -p calvin config -g cfgIpmiLan -o cfgIpmiLanEnable 1

NOTE: for the ipmitool commands, create a new user with SOL permission first if root/root or root/calvin doesn’t work. This seems to be the case with the C series servers.

Connect using ipmitool:
jonas@erebus:~$ ipmitool -I lanplus -U jonas -P jonas -H 10.2.2.2 sol activate
jonas@erebus:~$

Terminate session:
▒~. [terminated ipmitool] (yes, termninate with “~.”)
jonas@erebus:~$

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