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Dell OpenManage Server Agent Updates, v. 4.2u1, A00

Dell OpenManage Server Agent 4.2 Update 1 is supported on the Red Hat Linux 7.0 operating system.

Fixes & Enhancements

This update addresses the following issues for the Dell PowerEdge 350:

* Changes thresholds for the -12 volt (V) voltage probe on the system board. These new thresholds prevent erroneous probe failures and warnings.

* Corrects erroneous fan failure reports in the event log.

* Corrects system crashes at startup caused by incorrect event log record length.

* Disables the chassis identification feature.

This update addresses the following issues for the PowerVault(TM) 2xxS SCSI disk system:

* Allows Dell PowerEdge systems attached to the
Dell PowerVault 2xxS SCSI disk system to respond to simple network management protocol (SNMP) requests for information. Under certain rare circumstances, some Dell systems with PowerVault 2xxS attached were not responding to SNMP requests.


Version 4.2u1, A00


Systems Management

Release date

03 May 2001

Last Updated

03 Nov 2011


Available formats

File Format:Hard-Drive
Download Type:HTTP
File Size: 57 KB
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.
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By downloading, you accept the terms of the Dell Software License Agreement.

Installation instructions
NOTE: This update installs using a shell script (
If the Dell OpenManage Server Agent is running on your system when you run the update shell script, the script stops the Dell OpenManage Server agent. After the script completes the update, it
restarts the Dell OpenManage Server Agent if the agent was running before you executed the update script.

To prepare for installing this update:

1. Download the zip file "OMSA42U1".

2. Unzip the files using the Linux "unzip" utility.

3. After the files have been unpacked, you may delete the zip file downloaded in step 1.

To install the "OMSA42U1" update:

1. Log in as root.

2. Change to the directory that contains the update.

3. To run the update, type:


The update installation script displays a message stating whether the update installed successfully.
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Warning: Do not turn off your computer or disconnect from your power source while updating the BIOS or you may harm your computer. During the update, your computer will restart and you will briefly see a black screen.

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This driver has been tested by both the independent software vendor (ISV) and Dell on the operating systems, graphics cards, and application supported by your device to ensure maximum compatibility and performance. Details

Dell recommends the customer review specifics about the update to determine if it applies to your system. The update contains changes that impact only certain configurations, or provides new features that may/may not apply to your environment.