Installation using the KVM Dell iDrac 9

Installation of an ISO file

Go to the administration area in the management console of the server, then click on IDRAC:

Once you are connected, you will see the following dashboard:

Click on Configuration ( 1 ) in the menu on the top, then on Virtual Media ( 2 ):

Scroll down to the Remote File Share section, and enter the File Path of the ISO image you want to use:

For example, to install Ubuntu 18.04, enter:


A list of all available images is available at Click on Connect to mount the image.

Return to the Dashboard and click on Launch Virtual Console to start the KVM session:

Inside the KVM window, click on Boot and change the boot option to BIOS Boot Manager and confirm:

Click on Power, then on Reset System (warm reboot) and confirm to reboot the server:

The server starts into the Boot Manager, click on One Shot UEFI Boot Menu:

Select the Virtual Optical Drive to boot the server from the ISO image:

The server boots into the setup program of the OS and you can proceed with the installation: