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Dell System E-Support Tool (DSET) 3.6 - [Linux 64-bit]

Dell System E-Support Tool (DSET) is a utility that collects configuration and log data for various chassis hardware, storage, software, and operating system components of a Dell PowerEdge server and consolidates the data into a .zip file.

Fixes & Enhancements



Support for Dell PowerEdge Express Flash PCIe SSDs on the following operating systems:
Microsoft Windows Server 2012. Processor: x64-EM64T
Microsoft Windows Server 2008 R2 or later, including Hyper-V virtualization. Processor: x64-EM64T
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6.1 64 bit or later. Processor: x64-EM64T
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP2 64 bit or later. Processor: x64-EM64T
VMware ESXi 5.x

Support for new hardware platforms : PowerEdge R220 and R920

Support for new Operating Systems:
RHEL 6.5
Citrix Xen Server 6.2
Oracle Enterprise Linux 6.4
Oracle Virtual Machine 3.2
Windows 2012 R2 Hyper-V
ESXi 5.0 U3
ESXi 5.1 U2
ESXi 5.5

Support for 9th Generation PowerEdge RAID H730P Controller

Support for iDRAC firmware version 1.55.55

Switch to validate the communication with target server and provider.


Version DSET 3.6, A00-00



Release date

16 May 2014

Last Updated

16 May 2014


Available formats

File Format:GnuPG Signature for Linux Update Package
File Name:dell-dset-lx64-
Download Type:HTTP
File Size: 26 MB
Format Description
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File Format:Rel-Notes-Text
File Name:ReleaseNotes.txt
Download Type:HTTP
File Size: 30 KB
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File Format:Rel-Notes-PDF
File Name:DSET3.6_Reportable_Items_Linux.pdf
Download Type:HTTP
File Size: 2 MB
Format DescriptionThis format consists of an archive of PDF files used to provide help and procedural information to the customer. It is necessary to install the Adobe Acrobat Reader first to view the files in this archive.
To ensure the integrity of your download, please verify the checksum value.

By downloading, you accept the terms of the Dell Software License Agreement.

Supported Operating Systems
Novell SuSE Linux ES 11
Suse Linux ES 10
Red Hat Ent Linux 5.2
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6
Red Hat Ent Linux 5
Novell SuSE Linux ES 10
Dell System E-Support Tool (DSET) Version 3.6 Reportable Items For Linux Operating System Reference Guide HTML
Dell System E-Support Tool (DSET) Version 3.6 Installation Guide HTML
Dell System E-Support Tool (DSET) Version 3.6 Reportable Items For Windows Operating Systems Reference Guide HTML
Dell System E-Support Tool Version 3.6.0 Release Notes PDF (359 KB)
Dell System E-Support Tool (DSET) Version 3.6 User's Guide HTML
Applies to
Dell System E-Support Tool
Installation instructions
For Linux:
Creating One-time Report (Zero Footprint)
To run DSET and create one-time report:
NOTE: You must be logged in as root user to run DSET.
1. At the Linux shell prompt, run the Linux executable. The "License Agreement" is displayed along with the following message
Do you agree to the above license terms?
('y' for yes | 'Enter' to exit):
2. Enter y. The installation types are displayed.
3. Enter [option number] to select "Create One-time Local System DSET Report" option.
4. Enter y or n for the following messages that are displayed one at a time to choose the category for which the data must be collected:
a. Do you want to collect info for all hardware categories [y|n]:
b. Do you want to collect info for all storage categories [y|n]:
c. Do you want to collect info for all software categories [y|n]:
d. Do you want to collect linux log files [y|n]:
e. Do you want to collect advanced log files [y|n]:

NOTE: If you select advanced log files option, by default, all the logs are collected and may create large size reports.
5. Enter y if you want to use default file name for the report when the following message is displayed.
Else, enter n to specify a file name:
Do you want store this report in a default name and location [y|n]:
If you enter n, provide the report name or full path where the generated report must be saved. If the path is not specified, the report is saved in the root directory.
NOTE: You can only save the report to an internal network path and not a HTTP path.
6. Enter y to enable report filtering when the following message is displayed. Else enter n. If enabled, it filters data from the report. For more information, refer to the User's Guide.
Do you want to enable report filtering (For more information, see the User's Guide) [y|n]:
7. To automatically upload the report to Dell site, enter y when the following message is displayed. Else, enter n:
Do you want to upload the report on request to Dell Technical Support after the report is generated [y|n]:
8. If CIMOM already exists, DSET validates the CIMOM in the following order:
a. See the Credential-less CIMOM authentication section of Installation Guide.
b. If Credential-less CIMOM authentication is not successful, enter the root credentials of the system when the following message is displayed: Please enter "root" password:
The data collection starts, the report is generated and saved as specified in step 5. If you chose to automatically upload the report, the report is uploaded and the Report uploaded successfully message is displayed.
To view the report, see Viewing DSET Report section in the user's guide.
For silent Zero FootPrint report collection, run the command:
-qn -d [options] -r [reportname] -v [yes/no]
-p [password] -a [auto/manual]

Please refer the Installation guide for detailed Installation steps located at
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