2048 bit SSL key on Dell iDRAC R415

This is how to change default SSL key size on iDRAC Dell R415

  1. Login into iDRAC via ssh
ssh root@<idrac IP>

2. Get current SSL key settings

/admin1->
/admin1-> racadm getconfig -g cfgracsecurity
cfgRacSecCsrKeySize=1024
cfgRacSecCsrCommonName=idrac.hostname.danman.eu
cfgRacSecCsrOrganizationName=danman.eu
cfgRacSecCsrOrganizationUnit=danman.eu
cfgRacSecCsrLocalityName=BA
cfgRacSecCsrStateName=SK
cfgRacSecCsrCountryCode=SK
cfgRacSecCsrEmailAddr=

3. Set key size to desired value

/admin1-> racadm config -g cfgRacSecurity -o cfgRacSecCsrKeySize 2048
Object value modified successfully

4. Check the changed size

/admin1-> racadm getconfig -g cfgracsecurity
cfgRacSecCsrKeySize=2048
cfgRacSecCsrCommonName=idrac.gigant.danman.eu
cfgRacSecCsrOrganizationName=danman.eu
cfgRacSecCsrOrganizationUnit=danman.eu
cfgRacSecCsrLocalityName=BA
cfgRacSecCsrStateName=SK
cfgRacSecCsrCountryCode=SK
cfgRacSecCsrEmailAddr=

Now you can generate new CSR via idrac web interface.

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