OpenManage Network Manager (OMNM)

OpenManage Network Manager (OMNM)

Contents: Overview | Features & Specifications | Download Trial | Purchase | Documents | Knowledgebase Articles | Updates | Videos | Frequently Asked Questions

Dell EMC Networking OpenManage Network Manager

Growing networks can be a headache for today’s IT organizations. Keeping track of the devices in your network and how they relate to each other and to other parts of your infrastructure can be difficult and time consuming.

Dell EMC OpenManage Network Manager (OMNM) is designed to make it easier to manage the entire lifecycle of heterogeneous network environments including Dell EMC, Cisco, HP, Arista, Juniper, Aruba, Brocade, SonicWALL and more.

Key Benefits:

  • Save Money: Manage the entire lifecycle of your network, including deployment, updates, and change control from one place
  • Troubleshoot Faster: Dashboard to locate service-affecting problems across the network for faster MTTR
  • Get / Stay in Compliance: Plan and detect changes, automate remediation and provide comprehensive change reporting
  • Utilize Your Network Assets: Make better technology investment decisions, find underutilized devices or ports with real time inventory regardless of manufacturer

Features & Specifications

Proactive Monitoring and Data Reporting

  • Agentless monitoring with detailed information on the devices and their connectivity, including physical and logical topology maps
  • Event management filters and event, alarm, and trap forwarding
  • Automated remediation with excellent scripting capabilities to allow for virtually unlimited flexibility
  • Simple default dashboards provide key information at a glance
  • Robust performance data collection, visualization, and reporting
  • Traffic Flow Analysis and Reporting provides access to sFlow data
  • Built-in and custom reports
  • Topology export to Visio

Change Management

  • ProScan configuration compliance audit proactively monitors switch configurations and helps track down changes to the network
  • Switch configuration backup and restore protects against catastrophic device failure
  • Integrated firmware repository for centralized deployment of firmware updates
  • Inventory and configuration reporting to identify outlying devices
  • Provides the ability to easily configure and manage groups of network devices; configuration changes and firmware deployments can be made to multiple devices in one operation, and many network operations can be scheduled for predetermined times.

Scalability and Ease of use

  • Advanced scheduling schedules key tasks, such as backup, restore, deploy and configuration changes
  • Multi-tenancy (support multiple client organizations from a single instance)
  • Customizable web based user interface
  • Packaged as a virtual appliance or native Windows and Linux applications

Supported Operating Systems (64-bit)

  • MSFT Windows 2008 R2, 2012 & 2016
  • Linux for Redhat and CentOS v6.5/v6.6

Supported Web Browsers

  • Chrome (version 41 and above), Safari (version 8 and above), Firefox (version 37 and above), Internet Explorer (version 11 and above)

Supported Managed Devices

  • The comprehensive list of all Multi-Vendor 3rd Party Devices OMNM Supports, including (Cisco, HP, Juniper, Brocade, Alcatel-Lucent, Aruba and more) can be found in the Dell EMC OpenManage Network Manager 3rd Party Device & OS Support List (link below).

30 Day Free Trial

To download a Free 30 DayTrial of OMNM with support for up to twenty-five (25) Multi-Vendor Devices including Dell EMC Networking Devices please visit:

Purchase OMNM

To purchase OMNM please contact your Dell EMC sales representative, or visit:


Dell EMC OpenManage Network Manager Spec Sheet

Dell EMC OpenManage Network Manager Product Manuals and Documentation

Knowledgebase Articles

How to Expand the Database and Disk Size on Dell Open Manage Network Manager 6.2 Virtual Appliance

Dell Networking Open Manage Network Manager 6.x - Interface or port performance data does not show up for discovered devices

How to generate alarms in OMNM based on syslog messages

How to discover devices in Open Manage Network Manager

OMNM Updates

To obtain updates for OMNM please visit: OMNM Support.

Tech Talks & Toolkit Videos

Tech Talks are longer videos that provide a deeper look into a topic or feature.

Toolkit Videos are short videos that demonstrate one specific feature.

All videos can be found on the OpenManage Network Manager Playlist on YouTube

What's New in OMNM 6.5: Learn what new features are included in OMNM 6.5

YouTube Video 1: OMNM 6.5

Frequently Asked Questions

Q: How do customers get a copy of OpenManage Network Manager (OMNM)?
A: Dell EMC provides a free 30 day, 25 node trial. You can obtain the trial at

Q: How much does OMNM cost?
A: OMNM is sold as a per-node subscription in packs ranging from 25 nodes to unlimited, for a time period of 1, 3, or 5 years

Q: What devices can be managed with OMNM?
A: OMNM will allow you to manage all Dell EMC Networking devices including N-Series, S-Series, C-Series, and Z-Series switches. Dell EMC Networking W-Series wireless controllers, access points and instant access points. Cisco, HPE, SonicWALL, Brocade, Juniper, Aruba, and many more. See the 3rd Party Device & OS Support list in the documents section above for a complete list.

Q: How many devices can OMNM manage?
A: The total number of devices that can be managed by one OMNM server will vary depending on the size and configuration of the server on which OMNM is deployed and on the specific OMNM features in use. However, an appropriately configured OMNM server can support about 20,000+ devices. Use of resource-intensive features such as Traffic Flow Analysis can reduce that number.

For very large installations, OMNM High Availability is recommended
Q: Is training for OMNM available?
A: Yes, there is OMNM training offered by Dell Education Services and by partners. Contact your Sales Representative to obtain a quote for onsite or remote OMNM training.

Article ID: SLN311926

Last Date Modified: 08/14/2018 01:55 AM

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