OpenManage client instrumentation (OMCI)

OpenManage client instrumentation (OMCI)

NOTE: The latest version of OMCI is called Dell Command | Monitor is now a part of the Dell Client Command Suite .

Click Dell Command to go to the current page.

This page is maintained for customers using OMCI 8.x or earlier.

Dell OpenManage Client Instrumentation (OMCI) is available on Dell OptiPlex, Dell Precision Workstation, and Dell Latitude client systems. Using OMCI, system administrators can remotely manage assets, monitor system health, and inventory deployed systems in the enterprise.

OMCI interfaces with leading enterprise management consoles that support industry standards. This approach helps to ensure that Dell systems can be managed by a broad array of existing enterprise management tools. OMCI also interfaces with Dell OpenManage products such as IT Assistant and OpenManage Client Connector. Finally, tight integration with Windows Management Instrumentation (WMI) allows customers to take advantage of the rich scripting capabilities for collecting information and customizing system settings. OMCI is provided at no additional charge to Dell customers.

OMCI Quick Links

OMCI Documentation (all versions)
OMCI 7.x Overview White Paper
OMCI and ConfigMgr 2007
OMCI Heath Monitoring Whitepaper
OMCI Sample Scripts (VBScript and PowerShell)
Download 32-bit OMCI 8.2.1 (released 10/18/2013)
Download 64-bit OMCI 8.2.1 (released 10/18/2013)
Extending Biz-Client Instrumentation using DELL OpenManage Client Instrumentation Tool v8.x Whitepaper
Using SNMP with OMCI - whitepaper

Enhancements included in the latest release

  • Added Support for Windows 8.1 OS;
  • Added Support for the following new BIOS options:
    • Dell Reliable Memory Technology,
    • Dell Wyse P25 Bios Access,
    • Pci Mmio Size,Pci Allocation Priority,
    • Intel Platform Trust Technology,
    • Deep Sleep Control.
  • Added Support for IO Riser cards

Read the WhitePaper and Download Sample Scripts - How to Enable Trusted Platform Module (TPM) on Dell Business Client Systems

Installing OMCI

Installing OMCI manually is pretty simple. Just download the latest version (links above) and install with administrative rights.

To perform an unattended installation to be used with your favorite software distribution tool, perform the following steps:
  1. Download the latest OMCI client (links above).
  2. Launch DUP executable with the following parameters:
Systems-Management_Application_YTD6R_WN_8.2.1.70_A00.EXE /s

Article ID: SLN311013

Last Date Modified: 08/14/2018 03:13 AM

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