Dell EMC OpenManage Plug-in v3.1 for Nagios XI

Dell EMC OpenManage Plug-in version 3.1 for Nagios XI provides capabilities for Out-of-Band (Agent-Free) management of iDRAC based PowerEdge Servers, Modular Infrastructure, HyperConverged Infrastructure (HCI), Datacenter Scalable Solutions(DSS), Storage and Networking devices. This plug-in provides complete hardware-level visibility including detailed inventory, health status (both overall and component-level health status) and SNMP trap monitoring for supported devices. PowerEdge servers are monitored using the Redfish based REST APIs, WSMan APIs and SNMP protocol supported by iDRAC with Lifecycle Controller. Modular infrastructure are monitored using the REST APIs, WS-Man and SNMP protocol supported by OpenManage Enterprise-Modular (for MX7000 chassis) and Chassis Management Controller (for M1000e, VRTX and FX2/FX2s).REST APIs and SNMP are supported for monitoring the storage devices whereas networking devices are monitoring using SNMP. One-to-One web console launch of the respective element managers for iDRAC, Modular Infrastructure, Storage and Network devices is also supported by the OpenManage Plug-in to perform further troubleshooting, configuration, and management activities.

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Fixes & Enhancements


1.Discovery of switch will fail if the switch is stack configured

Enhancements :

1.Support for latest PowerEdge server platforms with iDRAC9

2.Support for PowerEdge MX7000 Modular Chassis

3.Support for PowerVault ME4 Series SAN/DAS Storage,ME4012, ME4024, ME4084

4.Support for VxFlex Ready Nodes

5.Support for latest OS6, OS9 and OS10 for Dell EMC Network Switches

6.Improved monitoring support for server components using iDRAC Redfish based REST APIs

7.New GPU Accelerators monitoring support for servers via iDRAC Redfish based REST APIs

8.Added Fault information in "Overall Health Service" status for servers, MX7000 modular chassis and ME4 storage

9.Multiple enhancements to check script including support for enabling/disabling services, exclusion of a component instance monitoring etc.

10.Enhanced security with support for latest Dell APIs with TLS 1.2. for warranty monitoring

11.Simplified installation of "omsdk" python library, supports installation using a source distribution, reduced external dependencies

12.Enhanced security with AES 256-bit based password encryption in host definition files
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3.1, A00

Release date

23 Apr 2020

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Systems Management


Dell Technologies recommends applying this update during your next scheduled update cycle. The update contains changes to maintain overall system health. It ensures that the system software remains current and compatible with other system modules (firmware, BIOS, drivers, and software) and may include other new features.
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Red Hat® Enterprise Linux 7
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Dell OpenManage Plug-in for Nagios XI
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For installation-related information, see the "Dell EMC OpenManage Plug-in Version 3.1 for Nagios XI Installation Guide" at

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