Opinions Wanted: Dell PowerEdge Servers ... ?

Marc G. Fournier scrappy at hub.org
Sun Jun 25 02:49:37 UTC 2006

On Sat, 24 Jun 2006, David Kelly wrote:

> On Sat, Jun 24, 2006 at 10:03:42PM -0300, Marc G. Fournier wrote:
>> I'm currently weighing options ... my last two servers were HP
>> Proliant, and I *really* like them, but I might have a line on a
>> supplier in Panama that deals in Dell Servers and not HP ...
>> Looking at Dell's web site, the PowerEdge has an optional "Remote
>> Access Controller" that will it *sounds* like will give me similar
>> functionality as HPs iLO ...
> Am not familiar with either, but are you sure this is hardware and not
> Windows specific software?

I'm not 100% certain, after reading the following 'article' about it from 
2002, but my feel is that the only "requirement" is that I run Windows IE 
to access the interface ... I know with iLO, there is nothing OS related 
that I have to install to make use of it, but I'm not certain with DRAC 


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