Driver Details

Dell OpenManageServer Administrator vSphere Installation Bundle (VIB) for ESXi 6.0, v8.1

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.

Fixes & Enhancements

Fixes: N/A

Added Support for the following servers:
PowerEdge FC830
PowerEdge M830
PowerEdge FC430
PowerEdge C4130
Dell PowerEdge FS332

Added support for following Dell PERC 9 controllers:
FD33xD controller
FD33xS controller

Support for the following operating systems:
ESXi 6.0

Support for the following web browsers:
Chrome version 38
Firefox version 33
Safari version 7.0.6

Added support for the following features:
A new utility, "omwsupdate", to upgrade the Tomcat web server.
CLI commands to generate new certificate signing requests and import Certificate Authority signed certificates.
PKCS#12 certificate import on the Server Administrator GUI.
Automate Trusted Enterprise CA certificate Upload

Support for the following network cards:
Emulex OCm14104-N1-D QP 4x10Gb rNDC Ethernet Network Adapter
Emulex OCm14102-N6-D DP 10Gb bNDC Ethernet Network Adapter
Emulex OCm14102-N1-D Dual-port 10Gb PCIe Ethernet Network Adapter
Emulex OCm14102-N5-D DP 10Gb bMezz Ethernet Network Adapter
Intel X710 QP 10Gb KR 4x10Gb Network Daughter Card
Intel I350/X710 2x10Gb BT 2x10Gb SFP Network Daughter Card
Intel X710 4x10GE SFP+/DA FH PCIe Ethernet Network Adapter
Intel X710 2x10GE SFP+/DA FH PCIe Ethernet Network Adapter

For 13G PowerEdge servers, added support for:
All Spark SSD
Samsung Half Height Half Length (HHHL) PCIe card
4KN SAS drives
Software RAID Hotplug support on PERC S130
Changing controller mode from RAID to HBA and vice versa on PERC9.

Added support for 6GBps SATA drives


Version 8.1, A00


Systems Management

Release date

07 Apr 2015

Last Updated

02 Jan 2017


Available formats

File Format:Hard-Drive
Download Type:HTTP
File Size: 6 MB
Format Description:This file format consists of an archive of files that may be decompressed to a directory on the hard drive. The installation can then be done from that directory.
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Applies to
OpenManageServer Administrator vSphere Installation Bundle (VIB) for ESXi 6.0
Installation instructions
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 "
Warning: Do not turn off your computer or disconnect from your power source while updating the BIOS or you may harm your computer. During the update, your computer will restart and you will briefly see a black screen.

This driver has been tested by both the independent software vendor (ISV) and Dell on the operating systems, graphics cards, and application supported by your device to ensure maximum compatibility and performance. Details

Dell recommends the customer review specifics about the update to determine if it applies to your system. The update contains changes that impact only certain configurations, or provides new features that may/may not apply to your environment.