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Dell 2827M Remote Management Card Idrac 7 Enterprise Access Refurbished

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2827M Remote Management Card Idrac 7 Enterprise Access Card Adapter for PowerEdge R320/R420/R520 | Made by Dell | Refurbished
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Product overview for the Dell 2827M

In the realm of enterprise-level servers, efficient and robust remote management is crucial for maintaining optimal performance and addressing issues promptly. Dell, a prominent player in the server market, offers the 2827M Remote Management Card, specifically designed to enhance remote management capabilities through its iDRAC 7 Enterprise Access functionality. This comprehensive guide delves into the details of the Dell 2827M card, exploring its features, benefits, and compatibility with the PowerEdge R320, R420, and R520 server models.

Understanding Dell 2827M Remote Management Card

The Dell 2827M is a Remote Management Card that integrates with Dell's Integrated Dell Remote Access Controller (iDRAC) 7 Enterprise Access. iDRAC is a powerful suite of tools that allows administrators to remotely manage and monitor Dell PowerEdge servers. The 2827M card serves as an adapter, enhancing the server's remote management capabilities and enabling administrators to perform various tasks without being physically present in the data center.

Key Features of Dell 2827M

The primary function of the 2827M card is to facilitate remote server management. Through iDRAC 7 Enterprise Access, administrators gain secure access to their PowerEdge servers from anywhere with an internet connection. This capability is particularly valuable for organizations with distributed IT infrastructure or data centers located in different geographical locations.

Virtual Console

One of the standout features of iDRAC 7 Enterprise is the Virtual Console. This allows administrators to have a graphical view of the server's desktop as if they were physically present at the console. It supports various remote console options, providing flexibility for different usage scenarios.

Hardware and Alerts

The 2827M card plays a vital role in monitoring the server's hardware health. It provides real-time information about components such as processors, memory, storage, and more. Administrators can set up alerts to be notified of any issues, allowing proactive troubleshooting and minimizing downtime.


Efficient power management is a key aspect of data center operations. With iDRAC 7 Enterprise and the 2827M card, administrators can remotely control the server's power state. This includes the ability to power on, power off, or restart the server as needed.

Compatibility with PowerEdge R320/R420/R520

The Dell 2827M Remote Management Card is designed to seamlessly integrate with specific PowerEdge server models, namely the R320, R420, and R520. Understanding the compatibility is crucial for organizations planning to implement or upgrade their server infrastructure.

PowerEdge R320

The R320 is a compact and versatile 1U rack server designed for small to medium-sized businesses. With the 2827M card, administrators can harness the full power of iDRAC 7 Enterprise Access to manage and monitor the server remotely, ensuring optimal performance.

PowerEdge R420

Positioned as a 2U rack server, the R420 is ideal for businesses with growing computational needs. The integration of the 2827M card extends the R420's remote management capabilities, allowing administrators to streamline operations and address issues promptly.

PowerEdge R520

The R520 is a 2U rack server that balances performance and storage capacity. By incorporating the 2827M Remote Management Card, organizations leveraging the R520 can enhance their server management infrastructure, contributing to overall operational efficiency.


Once the card is installed, configure the network settings to enable communication between the server and the remote management interface. This includes assigning an IP address, subnet mask, and gateway for the iDRAC interface.


Access the server's BIOS or UEFI settings to configure iDRAC. This involves setting up user accounts, access permissions, and security settings. Administrators should create strong passwords and follow best practices for securing remote management interfaces.

Firmware Updates

Regular firmware updates are essential for maintaining security and compatibility. Ensure that both the PowerEdge server's firmware and the 2827M card's firmware are up to date to benefit from the latest features and security patches.

Advantages of Dell 2827M Remote Management Card

The remote management capabilities provided by the 2827M card contribute to increased productivity for IT administrators. They can perform tasks, troubleshoot issues, and monitor server health without the need for physical presence in the data center.

Proactive Issue Resolution

With real-time hardware monitoring and alerts, administrators can proactively address potential issues before they escalate. This proactive approach minimizes downtime and contributes to a more stable and reliable server environment.

Cost Savings

The ability to manage servers remotely translates to cost savings by reducing the need for on-site visits. Travel expenses and the time spent on physical troubleshooting can be significantly minimized, especially in organizations with geographically dispersed server infrastructure.

Scalability and Flexibility

The 2827M card, in conjunction with iDRAC 7 Enterprise, provides scalability and flexibility for growing IT environments. As organizations expand their server infrastructure, remote management capabilities can easily adapt to the evolving needs of the business.

Security Considerations

While the remote management capabilities provided by the Dell 2827M card offer tremendous convenience, it's crucial to prioritize security to prevent unauthorized access and potential vulnerabilities.

Secure Network

Implement best practices for network security when configuring the iDRAC interface. This includes using strong encryption protocols, restricting access to authorized IP addresses, and regularly reviewing network security policies.

User Authentication

Enforce robust user authentication mechanisms for accessing iDRAC. This includes the use of strong, unique passwords and, if possible, multi-factor authentication to add an extra layer of security.

Regular Auditing

Conduct regular audits of iDRAC settings and access logs. This helps identify any suspicious activities or unauthorized access attempts, allowing administrators to take corrective actions promptly.

Firmware Security Updates

Stay vigilant about firmware updates for both the PowerEdge server and the 2827M card. Manufacturers often release updates to address security vulnerabilities, and keeping the firmware current is essential for maintaining a secure remote management environment.

Main Information about the Dell 2827M

  • Manufacturer: Dell
  • Part Number or SKU# 2827M
  • Product Type: Management Card

Technical Information for the Remote Management

  • Ports: (1) Single Ethernet Port (1) Single Sd Media Card Slot


  • Dell Poweredge R320 / R420 / R520
  • Dell Idrac7 Enterprise Integrated Remote Access Card For Dell Poweredge R320 / R420 / R520 -License Not Included (1) Single Ethernet Port (1) Single Sd Media Card Slot.

In summary, the Dell 2827M Remote Management Card, coupled with iDRAC 7 Enterprise Access, significantly enhances the remote management capabilities of PowerEdge R320, R420, and R520 servers. By allowing administrators to perform tasks, monitor hardware health, and troubleshoot issues remotely, the 2827M card contributes to increased productivity, proactive issue resolution, and cost savings.

As organizations continue to rely on robust and scalable server infrastructure, investing in effective remote management solutions becomes paramount. The Dell 2827M card stands as a testament to Dell's commitment to providing comprehensive tools for managing and maintaining modern server environments. By understanding its features, compatibility, installation process, and security considerations, organizations can make informed decisions about integrating this remote management solution into their IT infrastructure.

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