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OpenManage Server Administrator Managed Node (Consolidated), v7.0

Dell OpenManage Server Administrator (OMSA) provides a comprehensive,
one-to-one systems management solution in two ways: from an integrated,
web browser-based graphical user interface (GUI) and from a command line
interface (CLI) through the operating system. Server Administrator is
designed for system administrators to manage systems locally and remotely
on a network. It allows system administrators to focus on managing their
entire network by providing comprehensive one-to-one systems management.

Fixes & Enhancements

Enhancements :
The release highlights of OpenManage Server Administrator 7.0.0:

Added support for the following operating systems:

Microsoft Windows Server 2008 SP2

Microsoft Windows Server 2008 R2 and R2 w/SP1

Microsoft Windows Small Business Server 2011

VMware ESX 4.1 U2

VMware ESXi 4.1 U2

VMware ESX 4.0 U3

VMware ESXi 4.0 U3

VMware ESXi 5.0 P1

Citrix XenServer 6.0

RedHat Enterprise Linux 5.7 x86

RedHat Enterprise Linux 5.7 x86_64

RedHat Enterprise Linux 6.1 x86_64

SuSE Enterprise Linux 10 SP4 x86_64

SuSE Enterprise Linux 11 SP2 x86_64

NOTE: Microsoft Windows 2003 is not supported on yx2x systems.

Deprecated the following operating systems:

VMware ESX 4.1 U1

VMware ESXi 4.1 U1

New Platforms supported:

Dell PowerEdge R220

Dell PowerEdge R320

Dell PowerEdge R420

Dell PowerEdge R520

Dell PowerEdge R620

Dell PowerEdge R720

Dell PowerEdge R720xd

Dell PowerEdge R820

Dell PowerEdge R920

Dell PowerEdge M420

Dell PowerEdge M520

Dell PowerEdge M620

Dell PowerEdge M820

Dell PowerEdge M920

Dell PowerEdge T120

Dell PowerEdge T320

Dell PowerEdge T420

Dell PowerEdge T620

Deprecated Platforms:

Dell PowerEdge 8th Generation servers (x8xx)

New Features:

Users can configure all BIOS attributes on the new platforms supported

BIOS settings are grouped under specific categories on the BIOS Settings page.

Java Runtime Environment upgraded to 1.6 Update 30

Added more cards to the list of Converged Network Adapters supported

Users can configure Primary and Failover network access for Remote Access Controller (iDRAC)

New Platform Events added for Internal SD Module

System Reset Timer range for Auto recovery of a hung system raised to 720 seconds

Based on License capability, OMSA dynamically display/hides applicable features

Provision for reporting power supply firmware version under the Power Supplies Information.

Use the Server Administrator Web Server on a remote system to manage Xenserver 6.0, since the local Web Server support has been deprecated as per Citrix's recommendation


Version 7.0.0, A00


Systems Management

Release date

21 Feb 2012

Last Updated

27 Jun 2013


Available formats

File Format:GnuPG Signature for Linux Update Package
File Name:OM-SrvAdmin-Dell-Web-LX-7.0.0-4614_A00.tar.gz.sign
Download Type:HTTP
File Size: 0.2 KB
Format Description:The GnuPG signature for Red Hat Linux Update Package can be used to authenticate Dell's identity in the correlated Red Hat Linux Update Package.
To ensure the integrity of your download, please verify the checksum value.
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File Format:GNU-Zip
File Name:OM-SrvAdmin-Dell-Web-LX-7.0.0-4614_A00.tar.gz
Download Type:HTTP
File Size: 789 MB
Format Description:This format consists of gnu zip files for software installation.
To ensure the integrity of your download, please verify the checksum value.
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Supported Operating Systems
Novell SuSE Linux ES 11
VMware ESX 4.0
Suse Linux ES 10
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6
Red Hat Ent Linux 5
VMware ESX 4.1
Applies to
OpenManage Server Administrator Managed Node
Installation instructions
1. Click the Download File link to download the file.
2. When the File Download window appears, click Save to save the file to your hard drive.

Extract Files
1. cd to the directory where the tar.gz is downloaded.
2. Run tar -zxvf on the tar.gz to unzip the contents into the current directory.

1. Login as root to the system and cd to the directory with the unzipped contents.
2. Run ./ and follow the guided installation steps.
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