In response to Paul Schmehl <[EMAIL PROTECTED]>:

> I'm setting up a new server (Dell 1950) that has a DRAC card.  My home 
> network (where I'm working on it in my spare time) is behind a wireless 
> router, and the internal network is  The DRAC card's IP 
> address is (gateway is  Mask is 
> I can access the DRAC card from the server that it's on (through its IP - 
>, and I can access it from my Windows workstation that is 
> plugged in to the router just like the DRAC card is (RJ45 cable.)  I'm 
> pretty sure the router's interface is switched (not a hub.)
> I cannot access the DRAC card from my Mac OS X laptop, which is on the 
> wireless network and has an address of  When I try to ping 
> the DRAC card from the Mac, I get "No route to host.  Host is down".  If I 
> ping it from the server or from the Windows box, it responds fine.
> This makes no sense to me.  If anyone has a bright ideas what I'm missing, 
> I'm all ears.

These sound like network routing problems.

> One other thing.  Using the console redirection through the web interface 
> (which forces you to use IE and an ActiveX control!), I can see the console 
> fine, but the keyboard and mouse (on the Windows box) don't do anything.  I 
> can still login through the USB keyboard attached to the server, and I can 
> see the virtualy keyboard and mouse being detected (looking at the console 
> messages.)
> Has anyone gotten console redirection working (to include keyboard and 
> mouse functionality)?

No.  It's broken right now.  Do a search on the mailing list and you'll see
lots of complaints.  It works in 7, and I've been trying to figure out what
can be MFCed to 6 in order to get it working there.  If anyone has any
insight, I'd be interested to hear it.

Bill Moran
Collaborative Fusion Inc.

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