The Dell Server E-Support Tool (DSET) allows you to generate a complete report about your system's configuration and logs, including the Server Event Log (SEL) and PowerEdge RAID Controller (PERC) log.
Download delldset_2.2.125_x64_A01.bin and copy the file into the /tmp folder on the server.
Open the console and go to the /tmp folder by entering
Make delldset_2.2.125_x64_A01.bin executable by entering
chmod 700 delldset_2.2.125_x64_A01.bin
Start the tool by entering
Figure 1 : Commands to start DSET in Linux
Now the Dell Software License Agreement is displayed on the screen. Press "q" to continue.
Accept the terms by pressing "y".
Now the DSET options are displayed on the screen. Choose Create DSET Report Only by pressing "2".
Figure 2 : Select 2) Create DSET Report Only
You can now enter your company name, but this is optional. Continue by pressing "Enter".
The report options can be configured in the next steps.
You can choose between "y" for yes or "n" for no and have to confirm this by pressing "Enter".
To ensure all relevant information will be collected, answer as follows:
Figure 3 : Settings for collecting all relevant information
After confirming the last option with "Enter", the gathering information process begins.
Figure 4 : Gathering information process
After up to 20 minutes the resulting ZIP-file will be saved in the /tmp folder. The name of the file is:
After this is done, you can delete delldset_2.2.125_x64_A01.bin from your server or keep it for future use.
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Article ID: SLN292238
Last Date Modified: 03/03/2017 09:41 AM