Initial system setup and configuration
Accessing system features during startup
The following keystrokes provide access to system features during startup.
NOTE: PXE support is available in BIOS boot mode only. There is no hot key to boot in the UEFI mode.
Enters the System Setup program.
Enters the LifeCycle Controller Configuration menu
Enters the BIOS Boot Manager.
Starts Preboot eXecution Environment (PXE)/iSCSI boot.
Setting up your system
Complete the following steps to set up your system:
Unpack the system.
Install the system into the rack. For more information about installing the system into the rack, see your system Rack Installation
Placemat at .Dell.com/poweredgemanuals.
Connect the peripherals to the system.
Connect the system to its electrical outlet.
Turn the sled on by pressing the corresponding power button on the front or back panel or by using iDRAC.
Turn on the attached peripherals.
The Integrated Dell Remote Access Controller (iDRAC) is designed to make system administrators more productive and improve the
overall availability of Dell EMC systems. iDRAC alerts administrators to system issues, helps them perform remote system
management, and reduces the need for physical access to the system.
Options to set up iDRAC IP address
You must configure the initial network settings based on your network infrastructure to enable the communication to and from
iDRAC. You can set up the IP address by using one of the following interfaces:
See Dell Integrated Dell Remote Access Controller User's Guide at Dell.com/idracmanuals
See Dell Deployment Toolkit User's Guide at Dell.com/openmanagemanuals
See Dell Lifecycle Controller User's Guide at Dell.com/idracmanuals