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Dell Smart Plug-in for HP Operations Manager for Windows, v3.0

The Dell Smart Plug-in (SPI) version 3.0 for HP Operations Manager version 9.0 is part of the Dell OpenManage Connections program. It delivers new features for monitoring Dell PowerEdge Servers and EqualLogic and PowerVault MD Storage Arrays in environments managed by HP Operations Manager. Dell’s SPI v3 for HP Operations Manager v.9 adds support for agent-free, out-of-band monitoring for the 12th generation of Dell PowerEdge servers via their embedded server management component, the integrated Dell Remote Access Controller (iDRAC), version 7 with Lifecycle Controller. The Dell SPI v3.0 also provides traditional agent-based monitoring with Dell OpenManage Server Administrator (OMSA) for 9-12G PowerEdge servers through HP Operations Manager v.9.0.

Fixes & Enhancements

Enhancements :
Support for monitoring the following Dell server services
- Dell Servers via both in-band and out-of-band(iDRAC7)
- Dell Chassis both CMC and DRAC/MC
- Dell DRACs like DRAC5, iDRAC6 and iDRAC7(bare metal)

Support for monitoring the following Dell Storage Devices
- Dell EqualLogic Storage Arrays
- Dell MD Storage Arrays

Support for the following Dell specific console launches
- Dell Warranty Report Console
- Dell OpenManage Essentials(OME) Console
- Dell OpenManage Power Center(OMPC) Console
- Dell Connections License Manager (DCLM) Console

Support for configuring/ managing Dell SPI licenses for iDRAC7 monitoring.

Support for upgrade from Dell SPI v2.0 and Dell SPI v2.1


Version 3.0, A00

Release date

31 Mar 2014

Last Updated

01 Apr 2014



Available formats

File Format:Application
File Name:Dell_Smart_Plug-in_v3.0_x64_A00.exe
Download Type:HTTP
File Size: 3MB
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Supported Operating Systems

MS Windows 2008 R2

Applies to

Smart Plug-in for HP Operations Manager for Windows

Installation instructions

1. Download the file to a directory on your hard drive. The file downloaded will be a self-extracting executable.
2. Go to the location where you downloaded the file and double-click the executable to unzip the files.
a. The default extraction folder is C:\Dell\OpenManage Connection For HP.
b. You may select a different location for file extraction by editing the path.
c. The self-extracting executable consists of the following:
i. Dell Smart Plug-in v3.0_x64.msi - installs the Dell Smart Plug-in onto the HP Operations Management Server.
ii. DellSPIv3.0_Readme.txt - The Dell Smart Plug-in Version 3.0 Readme file.
iii.DellSPIv3.0_IG.pdf - The Dell Smart Plug-in Version 3.0 Installation Guide.
3. Follow the installation instructions in the Installation Guide to install the Dell Smart plug-in.

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