Dell OpenManageServer Administrator vSphere Installation Bundle (VIB) for ESXi 5.5, v8.4

Dell OpenManage Server Administrator (OMSA) provides a comprehensive, one-to-one systems management solution in two ways: from an integrated,
web browser-based graphical user interface (GUI) and from a command line interface (CLI) through the operating system.
Server Administrator is designed for system administrators to manage systems locally and remotely on a network. It allows system administrators to focus on managing their entire network by providing comprehensive one-to-one systems management.

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Fixes & Enhancements

Fixes: NA

The release highlights of Server Administrator are:

Note: Citrix XenServer operating system support has been dropped for Server Administrator and Storage Management.

Support for the following web browsers:
- Google Chrome version 50
- Mozilla Firefox version 45

Support for the following features:
- Support for Alert log, OS log and Trap for previously unsupported hardware Sensors in Server Administrator
- Support for Java Runtime Environment 8 Update 74

Added Support for the following Network cards:
- Emulex LightPulse LPe31000-M6-D 1-Port 16Gb Fibre Channel Adapter
- Emulex LightPulse LPe31002-M6-D 2-Port 16Gb Fibre Channel Adapter
- Emulex LightPulse LPe32000-M2-D 1-Port 32Gb Fibre Channel Adapter
- Emulex LightPulse LPe32002-M2-D 2-Port 32Gb Fibre Channel Adapter
- Qlogic QLE2690-DEL FC16 1-port Fibre Channel Adapter
- Qlogic QLE2692-DEL FC16 2-port Fibre Channel Adapter
- Qlogic QLE2740-DEL FC32 1-port Fibre Channel Adapter
- Qlogic QLE2742-DEL FC32 2-port Fibre Channel Adapter
- Intel XL710 DP 40Gb QSFP+ Rack NDC
- Intel 40GbE 2P XL710 Adapter
- Broadcom 25GbE 2P 57404S Adapter
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8.4, A00

Release date

10 Oct 2016

Download Type



Systems Management


Dell Technologies recommends reviewing this update to determine if it applies to your system. The update contains changes that impact only certain configurations or provides new features that may or may not apply to your environment.
Available formats

File Format: Extracts files directly to local disk
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File Size: 7.64 MB
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OpenManageServer Administrator vSphere Installation Bundle (VIB) for ESXi 5.5
1. Click the Download File link to download the zip file.
2. When the File Download window appears, click Save to save the file to your hard drive.

1. Login to the system running VMware Vsphere Client or vCenter-Server
2. Bring the intended ESXi host into Maintenance Mode
3. Unzip the offline bundle to extract the vib and Use the vib to install Server Administrator software on the desired ESXi host
# esxcli software vib install --vibname

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