Article Summary: This article provides information on how to install and configure the local and remote System Management options on 12G PowerEdge Servers.
What is Dell OpenManage?
Dell OpenManage is a collection of software developed by Dell that helps you discover, monitor, manage, patch, and deploy to Dell server (OpenManage can also monitor networking and storage as well). OpenManage is useful to administrators that need to manage multiple servers because it allows them to easily view the status of all of their servers and manage them from a single workstation.
For those new to OMSA and OpenManage systems management products, please check out this primer on Dell OpenManage 101.
To get the latest version of OMSA, please visit the OpenManage Download Page.
Other Server Administrator Resources
For full details, the OMSA online documentation is found here.
More OMSA Downloads
OpenManage Server Administrator (OMSA) Videos Introducing OpenManage Essentials
This demo shows how to use the Dell Systems Build and Update Utility (SBUU) to generate scripts that can later be used to deploy firmware and BIOS settings through the use of the Deployment ToolKit (DTK).
Support for VMWare
OpenManage Essentials (OME) is a systems management console that provides simple, basic Dell hardware management and is available as a free download. The product officially launched on Feb 28th, 2012 and it will replace Dell IT Assistant (ITA).
OpenManage Essentials is available as a free download from the Dell Support Site. The OME console's inventory function integrates with the Dell Repository Manager to automatically facilitate the creation of custom repositories of new updates for your systems. If you are new to the product, take the Quick Tour or watch the OME Overview Video below:
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Last Date Modified: 07/23/2014 11:46 AM