The Dell™ Chassis Management Controller (CMC) is a hot-pluggable systems management hardware and software solution. It is designed to provide remote management capabilities and power control functions for Dell blade server chassis systems. It Monitors the systems thus providing access to system information and status of components. It provides access to the hardware log and CMC log, allowing you to keep a check on your system. The CMC module is accompanied with the Dell OpenManage™ software which enables you to launch the CMC Web interface from Dell OpenManage Server Administrator or IT Assistant. Features like CMC Alert, alerts you to potential managed node issues through an email message or SNMP trap. Additional features like Remote Power Management provide remote power management functions, such as shutdown and reset on any chassis component, from a management console. This product has been tested on Dell systems. This product is supported by Dell Technical Support when used with a Dell system.