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Dell OpenManage Server Administrator Managed Node, v.4.5, A00

Managed Node for Windows®, or OpenManage Server Administrator (OMSA), is a comprehensive systems management tool for PowerEdgeTM servers. It provides easy-to-use management and administration of local and remote systems through a set of integrated maangement services. OMSA resides solely on the system being managed and is accessible both locally and remotely.

Services and Features:
* Instrumentation Service - provides rapid access to detailed fault and performance information
* Storage Management Service - provides enhanced features for configuring storage RAID and external SCSI enclosure information via the OpenManage Storage Services agent
* Diagnostic Service - provides a suite of programs that can diagnose problems on individual systems
* Logs - displays logs of commands issued to or by the system, monitored hardware events, POST events, and system alerts

If users are running OpenManage 4.3 or later on Windows® platforms, a Managed Node Service Pack is also available for updating to the latest version.

Fixes & Enhancements

* Added support for Dell PowerEdge systems 830 and 850
* Added support for Demand Based Switching (DBS) using BIOS. BIOS setup using DBS is disabled by default.
* Added support for binding webserver to loopback adapter - Server Administrator allows you to configure your webserver to bind to the loopback adapter.
* Added processor multi-coresupport - You can view the number of cores in a socket.


Version 4.5, A00


Systems Management

Release date

10 Oct 2005

Last Updated

03 Nov 2011


Available formats

File Format:Hard-Drive
File Name:MN-WIN-4.5_A00.exe
Download Type:HTTP
File Size: 104 MB
Format Description:This file format consists of an archive of files that may be decompressed to a directory on the hard drive. The installation can then be done from that directory.
To ensure the integrity of your download, please verify the checksum value.
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File Format:Microsoft Windows Installer Patch
File Name:MN_SP_v4.5_A00.msp
Download Type:HTTP
File Size: 25 MB
Format Description:Microsoft Windows Installer Patch
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Supported Operating Systems
Windows Server 2003
Windows 2000
Windows Server 2003 x64
Installation instructions
Custom Instructions for MN-WIN-4.5_A00.exe:

1.Click the “Download Now” link to download the file.
2.If the Export Compliance Disclaimer window appears, click the “I
agree” link to accept the agreement.
3.When the File Download window appears, click “Save” to save the file
to your hard drive.

Extract Files
1.Browse to the location where you downloaded the file and double-click
to unzip the download package.
2.Specify the location to unzip the files (default is "C:\OpenManage").
3.Click on the Unzip button to extract the files.

1.Browse to the location where the files were unzipped.
2.Double-click the setup.exe file under the "windows" subdirectory and
follow the on-screen instructions.

Note: Consult the Dell OpenManage Installation and Security User's
Guide under the "docs" subfolder in the extracted location for
detailed installation instructions.

Custom Instructions for MN_SP_v4.5_A00.msp:

1. Click the "Download Now" link to download the MSP file.
2. If the Export Compliance Disclaimer window appears, click the "I agree" link to accept the agreement.
3. When the File Download window appears, click "Save" to save the file to your hard drive.

Applying the Service Pack
1.Double click on the MSP file or enter the following in a command-prompt window:
Msiexec.exe /p MN_SP_v4.5_A00.msp
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