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How to Install OpenManage Server Administrator (OMSA) on PowerEdge Servers running VMware ESXi4.1 U3



Article Summary: Information on how to Install OpenManage Server Administrator (OMSA) on PowerEdge Servers running VMware ESXi4.1 U3


Prerequisite:

Download VMware vSphere Command Line Interface (vSphere CLI) from http://www.vmware.com and install on your Microsoft Windows system.

  1. Download latest version of OMSA from support.dell.com.
  2. Save the offline bundle to C:\tmp on the Windows system vSphere CLI was installed to.
  3. Install VIB using following command (Figure 1 (English-only)):

    vihostupdate.pl --server xxx.xxx.xxx.xxx --username root --bundle=c:\tmp\OM-SrvAdmin-Dell-Web-7.2.0.6945.VIB-ESX41i.zip --install




    Figure 1:
    Installing the VIB

  4. Enter root password to begin the installation (Figure 2 (English-only)):



    Figure 2: Installing the VIB
  5. Verify OMSA VIB installed successfully (Figure 3 (English-only)).



    Figure 3: Verifying the Installation
  6. Reboot the Host



Article ID: SLN155845

Last Date Modified: 04/08/2016 02:02 PM


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