We use a VPN to secure access to the DRAC for a dedicated server
NOTE: The VPN logins are the same logins that you use to access https://billing.digitalpacific.com.au - the username will be your email address and the password that was sent when the Digital Pacific account was set up (unless this has been changed to something else, then use that password.
DRAC requires the latest version of Java 7. You will need to install this from the Oracle website.
Step 3 - Load the configuration file by dragging and dropping it on the Tunnelblick icon in the top menu bar. You will be prompted to enter your Mac's username and password to authorise Tunnelblick to install the configuration.
Step 4 - Click the Tunnelblick icon and choose "Connect digitalpacific".
You will be prompted for a username and password, enter your Digital Pacific username and password here.
Upon successful connection the Tunnelblick icon will turn black
You are now connected and should be able to access any of the server's DRAC IPs which are tied to this Digital Pacific account.
How to Connect to DRAC using Linux Step 1 - Install openvpn
Yum (Redhat/CentOs/Fedora/etc) yum install openvpn
APT (Debian/Ubuntu/etc) apt-get install openvpn
Step 2 - Download and save the Digital Pacific OpenVPN profile from here then go into the directory ( eg: /home/user1/downloads/ ) where you downloaded the Digital Pacific OpenVPN profile (digitalpacific.ovpn) and call it with the openvpn command.
You will be prompted for an auth username and password, enter your Digital Pacific username and password here.
You should now be connected and be able to access any of the server's DRAC IPs which are tied to this Digital Pacific account