Accessing older iDRAC virtual consoles on MacOS | Funky Penguin

I recently inherited some 2012-era Dell servers for development purposes. I wanted to use remote console to reinstall the OS, but ran into two problems:


This is a companion discussion topic for the original entry at https://www.funkypenguin.co.nz/note/2017/08/25/accessing-older-idrac-consoles-on-macos.html