Support for Dell EMC OpenManage Integration with Microsoft Windows Admin Center

Support for Dell EMC OpenManage Integration with Microsoft Windows Admin Center


Dell EMC OpenManage Integration with Microsoft Windows Admin Center

Dell EMC OpenManage Integration with Microsoft Windows Admin Center

Dell EMC OpenManage Integration with Microsoft Windows Admin Center is an extension for Microsoft Windows Admin Center. Microsoft Admin Center is a lightweight, browser-based application that provides deep health and status information for individual servers. The Dell EMC OpenManage Interagration for Microsoft Admin Center extension enables IT administrators to easily manage Dell EMC PowerEdge servers as hosts, Microsoft Failover Clusters created with PowerEdge servers, and Hyper-Converged Infrastructure created with Dell EMC Microsoft Storage Spaces Direct Ready Nodes. This simplifies the tasks of IT administrators by remotely managing PowerEdge servers and clusters throughout their life cycle.


Dell EMC OpenManage Integration with Microsoft Windows Admin Center

Features & Benefits

Features

  • View inventory of PowerEdge servers and Dell EMC Microsoft Azure Stack HCI Ready Node clusters from within the Microsoft Windows Admin Center
  • A unified view of health, hardware, and firmware inventory information of the device components
  • View iDRAC information of PowerEdge servers, for out-of-band management, directly launch the iDRAC console from within Admin Center
  • Troubleshoot issues with a dashboard view of system health and status
  • Update notifications through Dell EMC Repository Manager when new catalogs are available

Benefits

  • Streamline operational efficiency and flexibility by directly managing your server and cluster environment
  • Make informed and rapid decisions impacting the avaialability of your virtualized, software defined and cloud infrastructure
  • Empower productivity with the native integration bringing in automation to your hybrid world

Dell EMC OpenManage Integration with Microsoft Windows Admin Center

Download and install

Windows Admin Center is built as an extensible platform allowing the install, uninstall and update of individual extenstions. For convinience, the Dell EMC OpenManage Intergration extension can be installed from the Microsoft NuGet feed (requires internet connectivity) or manually from a file share or local drive.

Requires the Windows Admin Center has internet connectivity to the Microsoft NuGet feed.
  • From Windows Admin Center, click the Settings button in the top-right > In the left pane, click Extensions.
  • The Available Extensions tab will list the extensions on the feed that are available for installation.
  • Click on the Dell EMC OpenManage Integration extension to view the description, version, publisher and other information in the Details pane.
  • Click Install to install the extension.
If the gateway must run in elevated mode to make this change, you will be presented with a UAC elevation prompt.
  • On another computer that has internet connectivity, download extension package from either location:
  • From Windows Admin Center, click the Settings button in the top-right > In the left pane, click Extensions.
  • On the right pane, click the Feeds tab.
  • Click the Add button to add another feed. Enter the local path or full path of the file share in which the extension package files (.nupkg) are stored.
  • Click Add.
  • Click Available Extensions tab, if the extension was successfully added, the extension will be listed.
  • Click on the Dell EMC OpenManage Integration extension to view the description, version, publisher and other information in the Details pane.
  • Click Install to install the extension.
If the gateway must run in elevated mode to make this change, you will be presented with a UAC elevation prompt.
If the extension you are trying to install is an update to a previously installed extension, you can update to the latest version.

Requires the Windows Admin Center has internet connectivity to the Microsoft NuGet feed.
  • From Windows Admin Center, click the Settings button in the top-right > In the left pane, click Extensions.
  • The Available Extensions tab will list the extensions on the feed that are available for Update.
  • Click on the Dell EMC OpenManage Intergration extension to view the description, version, publisher and other information in the Details pane.
  • Click Install to install the extension update.
Alternately, you can go to the Installed Extensions tab to view installed extensions and see if an update is available in the Status column.
  • From Windows Admin Center, click the Settings button in the top-right > In the left pane, click Extensions.
  • Click the Installed Extensions tab, the installed extensions will be listed.
  • If an update is available, the Status column will identify the update available
  • Click on the extension to update to view the description, version, publisher and other information in the Details pane.
  • Click Update to install the extension update.
To manually update to the latest revision, after downloading the update file, follow the instructions for the Install manually from a file share or local drive.
Additional installation methods are documented in Microsoft's Install and Manage Extensions including Installing extension from a different feed or Managing extensions with PowerShell.

Resources

Documentation

Refer to Dell EMC OpenManage Integration with Microsoft Windows Admin Center for the latest documentation.

  • OpenManage Integration with Microsoft Windows Admin Center User's Guide
  • OpenManage Integration with Microsoft Windows Admin Center Installation Guide
  • OpenManage Integration with Microsoft Windows Admin Center Release Notes

Videos

OpenManage Integrations for Windows Admin Center

OpenManage Integration for Windows Admin Center

Covers the integration of OpenManage systems management solutions with Windows Admin Center console.

September 2019




Article ID: SLN317468

Last Date Modified: 09/20/2019 05:14 PM


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