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Dell OpenManage Server Agent Updates, v. 4.2u1, A00
Dell OpenManage Server Agent 4.2 Update 1 is supported on the Red Hat Linux 7.0 operating system.
Release Date: 5/3/2001
Importance: Optional
Version: 4.2u1,A00

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Dell OpenManage Server Agent 4.2 Update 1 is supported on the Red Hat Linux 7.0 operating system.

Level of Importance:Optional

Dell recommends the customer review specifics about the update to determine if it applies to your system. The update contains changes that impact only certain configurations, or provides new features that may/may not apply to your environment.

Important Information

You must install this update if you are running Dell OpenManage 4.2 on a Dell PowerEdge 350 system, or if you have a PowerVault 2xxS small computer interface (SCSI) disk system connected to your managed node server. You should already have Dell OpenManage Server Agent 4.2 installed prior to applying this update.


PowerEdge 1300
PowerEdge 1400SC
PowerEdge 1550
PowerEdge 2300
PowerEdge 2400
PowerEdge 2450
PowerEdge 300
PowerEdge 4300
PowerEdge 4350
PowerEdge 4400
PowerEdge 6300
PowerEdge 6350
PowerEdge 6400
PowerEdge 6450
PowerEdge 8450
Operating Systems
Red Hat Linux 7.0

Applies to

  • OpenManage Server Agent Updates

Fixes & Enhancements

This update addresses the following issues for the Dell PowerEdge 350: * Changes thresholds for the -12 volt (V) voltage probe on the system board. These new thresholds prevent erroneous probe failures and warnings. * Corrects erroneous fan failure reports in the event log. * Corrects system crashes at startup caused by incorrect event log record length. * Disables the chassis identification feature. This update addresses the following issues for the PowerVault(TM) 2xxS SCSI disk system: * Allows Dell PowerEdge systems attached to the Dell PowerVault 2xxS SCSI disk system to respond to simple network management protocol (SNMP) requests for information. Under certain rare circumstances, some Dell systems with PowerVault 2xxS attached were not responding to SNMP requests.

Installation instructions

NOTE: This update installs using a shell script ( 
If the Dell OpenManage Server Agent is running on your system when you run the update shell script, the script stops the Dell OpenManage Server agent. After the script completes the update, it 
restarts the Dell OpenManage Server Agent if the agent was running before you executed the update script.

To prepare for installing this update:

1. Download the zip file "OMSA42U1".

2. Unzip the files using the Linux "unzip" utility.

3. After the files have been unpacked, you may delete the zip file downloaded in step 1.

To install the "OMSA42U1" update:

1. Log in as root.

2. Change to the directory that contains the update.

3. To run the update, type:

The update installation script displays a message stating whether the update installed successfully.            


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