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Dell DR4100 Qiuck Setup

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Setting Up Your Dell DR4100 System


Before You Begin

An active network with available Ethernet cables and connections.


If the system has a 1 GbE NIC, connect all four NIC ports (two LOMs and two ports on the NIC card).


If the system has a 10 GbE NIC, connect both the 10 GbE ports (two ports on the NIC card).



 Do not connect to 1 GbE ports if there is a 10 GbE NIC available on the system.


 Use CAT6e copper cables with a 10 GbE NIC.

Network values required are IP addressing, Network Mask, Default Gateway, DNS Suffix, Primary (and 


Optional) DNS server, and Host Name. If DHCP is selected, these values are populated based on your 
DHCP configuration. If DHCP is not selected, the values must be manually configured.

Default values for the DR4100 are:


Default Static System IP:



 Default static system IP is used only when there is no DHCP server. The default IP can be used 

to configure the system using a point to point NIC connection. 

Subnet mask IP: 


Default iDRAC IP:




For default iDRAC connection, login name is 


 and password is 



On the first boot, you must set up the network and the host name for the Dell DR4100 system.


You must connect the Dell DR4100 system to a keyboard and monitor when you setup the system for 


the fi rst time. After the operating system and network are confi gured, the system can be managed using 
a remote browser interface.

To set up the Dell DR4100 system, use an account with administrator privileges.



Preinstallation Requirements

1. Install the Rails for the Dell DR4100 System

For information about installing the rails for the Dell DR4100 system, see the 

Rack Installation Instructions that shipped with the rail kit.

2. Set Up the Dell DR4100 System

For information about setting up the Dell DR4100 system, see the 

Dell DR4100 Getting Started Guide that shipped with the system.

3. Install the Cable Management Arm (CMA) (Optional)

For information about installing the CMA, see the 

CMA Installation Instructions that shipped with the CMA kit.

4. Log on to the System

The default user name is 


 and the default password is 

[email protected]!

5. Confi gure the Network

The Initial System Confi guration Wizard prompts you to confi gure the system, when you log on for the fi rst time. To confi gure the network:



yes and press <Enter>.


Choose either DHCP or static IP addressing


To select DHCP, type 

Yes at Would you like to use DHCP and press <Enter>. To select static IP addressing, type no and press <Enter>. 

If you choose static IP addressing, you will be prompted to enter the static IP address. Enter the static IP address and press <Enter>.

For static IP address, enter a subnet mask, a default gateway address, a DNS suffi

  x, and a primary DNS address.

You are also asked if you want to confi gure a secondary DNS address.

The Initial System Confi guration Wizard displays a confi rmation screen with all the values you entered in this step.


To change the default host name, type 

Yes and press <Enter>.


 The default host name is DR4100-<Service Tag>.

The Initial System Confi guration Wizard displays a screen with the selected interface, IP address choice, host name for the Dell DR4100 system, and the values you set 
during step b on confi guring the network.


To accept the settings, type 

Yes and press <Enter>. 


Installing the Dell DR4100 Hardware and Confi guring the Network


 Before you set up and operate your Dell system, review the safety instructions that came with your system.

Check for documentation and information updates on support.dell.com/manuals.

Always read the updates fi rst because they often supersede information in other documents.

Dell Software License Agreement

Before using your system, read the Dell Software 


License Agreement that came with your system.

If you do not accept the terms of the agreement, 


call the customer assistance telephone number. 
For customers in the United States, call 
800-WWW-DELL (800-999-3355). For customers 
outside the United States, visit support.dell.
com and select your country or region from the 
bottom of the page.

Locating Your System Service Tag

Your system is identified by a unique Express 


Service Code and Service Tag number. The 
Express Service Code and Service Tag are 
found on the front of the system. Pull out the 
information tag to view the Express Service 
Code and Service Tag.

Save this information for future reference. This 


information is used by Dell to route support 
calls to the appropriate personnel.


 The illustrations in this document are not 

intended to represent a specifi c system.

Verifying Your Solution 

Dell DR4100



System bezel


Power cords (2)


Power cord retention straps (2)


Mounting rails (2)


Cable management arm (optional)


User documentation


Important Updates


 After you complete setting up the Dell DR4100 system, check support.dell.com/support/downloads for any system software updates.

Apply the updates before using the system for the fi rst time.

To update the system software, download the 


DR4100 Upgrade File from support.dell.com/support/downloads and apply the upgrade using the web console or CLI. 

To reinstall the system, download the 


Dell DR4100 Restore Manager from support.dell.com/support/downloads.


The following documents are available for you at support.dell.com/manuals:



Getting Started Guide also shipped with your system provides an overview of setting up your system, and technical specifications.

The rack documentation included with your rack solution describes how to install your system into a rack, if required.




Dell DR4100 Administrator’s Guide helps you manage your DR4100 solution.



Dell DR4100 CLI Guide gives you a comprehensive list of all commands to run your DR4100 solution.

For hardware issues, see the 


Dell DR4100 Owner’s Manual.

For issues and resolutions for your Dell DR4100 solution, see the 


Release Notes.

For the full name of an abbreviation or acronym used in this document, see the 




Additional Information

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