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Dell OpenManage Array Manager, v.3.5.0.555.4, A02

Array Manager software provides a comprehensive storage management solution in an integrated, graphical view. From a single location, Array Manager enables you to configure and manage local and remote storage attached to a server, while the server is online and continuing to process requests.

Version

  • Version 3.5.0.555.4, A02

Applies to

OpenManage Array Manager;

Date

Release date
09 Aug 2004
Last Updated
03 Nov 2011

Importance

Recommended. Dell recommends applying this update during your next scheduled update cycle. The update contains feature enhancements or changes that will help keep your system software current and compatible with other system modules (firmware, BIOS, drivers and software).

Available formats

File Format:Hard-Drive
File Name:a350a02.exe
Download Type:HTTP
File Size: 78MB
Format DescriptionThis 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.
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File Size: 48KB
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By downloading, you accept the terms of the Dell Software License Agreement.


Important Information

Array Manager cannot be installed on a system that has the ASPI 4.7.x driver installed. If you have the ASPI 4.7.x driver installed on your system, you need to remove this driver and install the ASPI 4.6 driver.You can do this by downloading the ASPI 4.6 package from http://support.dell.com. The ASPI 4.6 package uninstalls the ASPI 4.7.x driver and installs the ASPI 4.6 driver. Refer to the documentation of any other applications installed on the system to see if those applications have known problems with the ASPI 4.6 driver.

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Applications that query the Array Manager Management Information Base (MIB) may experience unpredictable behavior when Array Manager is installed on a system that also has HP OpenView installed.

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When upgrading your ROMB Controller from version 2.7.1 to version 2.8.0, your 30 Second Timeout setting will change from Enabled to Disabled. When your 30 Second Timeout setting is Disabled, the system will wait indefinitely during boot up for user response in the event the controller array configuration has changed. To change your 30 Second Timeout back to Enable, please follow these steps: 1.) During boot up process, press when the following option appears on screen: <<< Press for Adaptec RAID Configuration Utility! >>> 2.) Using the arrow keys, select SCSISelect Utility and press ENTER. 3.) Using the arrow keys, select Controller Configuration and press ENTER. 4.) Using the arrow keys, select 30 Second Config Change Timeout and press ENTER. 5.) Using the arrow keys, select ENABLED 6.) Press ESC to exit menu and select YES when prompted to save the changes made. 7.) Press ESC twice and select YES when prompted to save the changes made, the system will reboot with new settings.

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Please see the readme for more important info.

Fixes & Enhancements

The following issues are corrected in Array Manager Version 3.5:

* Firmware download may not work on the PERC 2, 2/Si, 3/Si, and 3/Di controllers on Windows and NetWare. Firmware download may not work on the Ultra SCSI, Ultra2 SCSI, Ultra160 SCSI, LSI 1020, and LSI 1030 controllers on NetWare.

* Create Volume and Upgrade Disk buttons are enabled on Windows Server 2003.

* Basic disks may disappear under the Disks object in the tree view when initializing a virtual disk.

* DCOM (Distributed Component Object Model)

* Battery fields display "Unknown" in log file.

* Array Manager does not update the Disk View tab at startup on a PERC 3/DC controller.

* Attempts to split a mirror or unmirror a virtual disk may fail.

* Formatting a virtual disk may destroy drive mapping.

* Create virtual disk may fail on PERC 3/Di controllers.

* Attempts to delete a dynamic virtual disk may fail.

* Cannot expand a concatenated virtual disk that fully utilizes an array disk.

Installation instructions

Custom Instructions for a350a02.exe:

Custom Instructions for a350a02.exe:

Download
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 the new file to unzip the download package.
2. Specify the location to unzip the files.
3. Click on the unzip button to extract files.

Installation
1. Browse to the folder where extracted the download package.
2. Double click on setup.exe win the “Setup” folder. Setup should start
automatically
3. Follow the instructions shown in the Setup wizard.

Note: If you get an error message saying "An unsupported version of
ASPI has been detected on your system..." you must download the
ASPI 4.6 package from the support.dell.com website. Following the
ASPI 4.6 package instructions will uninstall the ASPI 4.7.x driver and
install the ASPI 4.6 driver, thus enabling installation of Array Manager
3.5.0. Refer to the documentation of any other applications installed on
the system to see if those applications have known problems with the
ASPI 4.6 driver.


4. Reboot the system when finished.

NOTE: When installing the managed system component on a Windows
2000 system, the Windows 2000 Plug and Play Manager will activate
after the reboot, indicating it discovered new hardware. You may be
required to perform a second reboot if volumes are present on your
system. Otherwise, allow Plug and Play to register the new driver. (This
occurs automatically.)


Custom Instructions for rdm350.txt:


Download
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.

Custom Instructions for a350a02.exe:

Download
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 the new file to unzip the download package.
2. Specify the location to unzip the files.
3. Click on the unzip button to extract files.

Installation
1. Browse to the folder where extracted the download package.
2. Double click on setup.exe win the “Setup” folder. Setup should start
automatically
3. Follow the instructions shown in the Setup wizard.

Note: If you get an error message saying "An unsupported version of
ASPI has been detected on your system..." you must download the
ASPI 4.6 package from the support.dell.com website. Following the
ASPI 4.6 package instructions will uninstall the ASPI 4.7.x driver and
install the ASPI 4.6 driver, thus enabling installation of Array Manager
3.5.0. Refer to the documentation of any other applications installed on
the system to see if those applications have known problems with the
ASPI 4.6 driver.


4. Reboot the system when finished.

NOTE: When installing the managed system component on a Windows
2000 system, the Windows 2000 Plug and Play Manager will activate
after the reboot, indicating it discovered new hardware. You may be
required to perform a second reboot if volumes are present on your
system. Otherwise, allow Plug and Play to register the new driver. (This
occurs automatically.)

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