racadm quick dirty cheatsheet

iDRAC racadm quick and dirty cheatsheet. racadm command can be issues via iDRAC/CMC/OS if svradmin-racadm is installed. Also you can specify -h option to access remote servers RAC as long as you have network access. Also if you are having problems with racadm “Failed to initialize transport” install openssl-devel. full documentation for iDRAC7 can be found here. % Get all iDRAC settings in a file racadm get -f config.txt If you like you can change the contents of config.txt and apply it back to iDRAC racadm set -f config.txt % Set password for root user racadm set iDRAC.Users.2.Password PASSWORD” %… Continue Reading


VirtualBox – how to create and share disks to setup/test clusters

Once in a while you will want to setup clusters with shared disks to test and play around with various clusters. while this is easy to do in kvm/xen/etc its not so easy with virtualbox. There is a way via command line tools to create disks and attaching it so that it is shared. For me I have windows 7 64bit and I am running virtualbox 64bit 4.xxxxx. It is most likely easier if you include the path for “c:Program FilesOracleVirtualBox” however if you do not its ok. We will need to run the command VBoxManage or “c:Program FilesOracleVirtualBoxVBoxManage.exe” if… Continue Reading