Dell command | monitor

Dell command | monitor

Note: Dell Command | Monitor 10.0 (Windows) or later requires platforms supporting WMI-ACPI BIOS. The complete functionalities of Dell Command | Monitor is available for the supported platforms, refer the Supported Platforms for more information.
Note: This application has not been validated for Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL) systems with the FIPS (Federal Information Processing Standards) boot option enabled in grub.
Note: Ensure SMM Security Mitigation BIOS Feature is Disabled on applicable platforms running Linux operating systems. Dell Command | Monitor on Linux operating systems will not work as intended if SMM Security Mitigation BIOS feature is Enabled.

Dell Command | Monitor is designed for Dell Enterprise Client systems, Dell IoT Gateway systems, as well as for Dell Embedded PCs.

With Dell Command | Monitor, system administrators can remotely manage assets, monitor system health, and inventory deployed systems in an enterprise.

Note: Dell Command | Monitor was formerly Dell OpenManage Client Instrumentation (OMCI). After the OMCI version 8.2.1, OMCI is rebranded as Dell Command | Monitor.

Dell Command | Monitor 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. It also interfaces with the Dell Integration Suite for System Center 2012, Dell KACE K1000 Management Appliance, Dell OpenManage Essentials and our Client Management Pack for System Center Operations Manager (SCOM). 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. This product is provided at no additional charge to Dell customers.

The latest version of Dell Command | Monitor is v10.0.


Known Issues

Issue: Dell Command | Monitor 10.0 does not support enable or disable "VMD technology" BIOS feature.

Resolution: Use F2 screen or Dell Command | Configure to change the settings.


Dell Command | Monitor Quick Links

Enhancements included in the latest release

New Bios Settings introduced in DCIM_BIOSEnumeration Class:

Enable Block SID
PPI Bypass for Block SID Command
SMM Security Mitigation
PPI Bypass for TPM Clear
Intel Speed Shift Technology
Report Logo Type
Broadcom TruManage
Secure Boot Mode
Dust Filter Maintenance
Wake on 2nd LAN (RJ-45/SFP)
HDD0 Fan Enable
HDD4 Fan Enable
Enable Tablet Button LED Sign of Life
Auto Switch
Fan Speed Auto Level on CPU Zone
Fan Speed Auto Level on PSU Zone
BIOS Enumeration Mode
Slice Battery Custom Charge Limit
Battery Slice Charge Configuration

Installing Dell Command | Monitor

Installing Dell Command | Monitor 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:

  • Download the latest version of Dell Command | Monitor (links above).
  • Launch the executable with the following parameters:

Systems-Management_Application_XXXXX_WIN32__.EXE /s

Previous Releases

  • Dell Command | Monitor 9.3 for Windows (Released - 08/03/2017)

Dell Command Monitor 9.3 for Linux

Sample Scripts

Check if a BIOS password is set

Article ID: SLN311855

Last Date Modified: 10/24/2018 01:22 PM

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