OpenManage Server Administrator Managed Node (RHEL5 - 64bit), v7.2

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

Added support for the following operating systems
Microsoft Windows 2012
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6.3
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6.3 Hypervisor
Citrix XenServer 6.1
VMware ESX 4.1 U3
VMware ESXi 4.1 U3

NOTE: Microsoft Windows 2003 is not supported on Dell 12G systems.

Deprecated the following operating systems:
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6.2

New Features:

Server Administrator:
Added support for the following Network Interface Cards (NICs), Converged Network Adapters (CNAs), and Fibre Channels (FCs):
QLogic QLE2660 Single Port FC16 HBA
QLogic QLE2662 Dual Port FC16 HBA
QLogic QME2662 Dual Port FC16 HBA Mezzanine
Emulex LPm16002 Dual Port FC16 HBA Mezz
Intel I350 2 x 1Gb BT + X520 2 x 10Gb SFP+ Rack NDC
Availability of OMSA on supported 64-bit Windows operating systems.
Added support for DIMM ranking in memory module.
Improved online help interface with Search capabilities for OMSA.
Added support for Internet Explorer 10 browser.
Added support for the Mozilla Firefox 15and 16.
Added support for enhanced messaging, which includes unique system identifiers (system service tag, chassis service tag, and system FQDN) and message identifier (Message ID) for enhanced SNMP trap varbinds. You can associate an event to the respective server using the unique system identifiers. For more information, see the Dell Event Message Reference Guide at

Storage Management Service:
Tape drive report that helps to enumerate all the supported tape drives connected to the server.
Physical disk firmware report on the Graphical User Interface (GUI) that helps users to identify the disks for which a new firmware version is available. You can generate this report at controller or system level to get a consolidated information of the firmware versions of all physical disks attached to the server.
Enhanced Virtual Disk Wizard
Availability of RAC 5 information in the Server Administrator web page.
Saving the WebServer settings while upgrading from OM 7.1 to OM 7.2.
Allow creating RAID 10-60.

For a complete list of supported operating systems and platforms, see the latest Dell Systems Software Support Matrix stored on the media.


Version 7.2.0, A01


Systems Management

Release date

11 Jan 2013

Last Updated

01 Apr 2014


Available formats

File Format:GnuPG Signature for Linux Update Package
File Name:OM-SrvAdmin-Dell-Web-LX-7.2.0-6945.RHEL5.x86_64.tar.gz.sign
Download Type:HTTP
File Size: 0.2 KB
Format Description:The GnuPG signature for Red Hat Linux Update Package can be used to authenticate Dell's identity in the correlated Red Hat Linux Update Package.
To ensure the integrity of your download, please verify the checksum value.
File Format:GNU-Zip
File Name:OM-SrvAdmin-Dell-Web-LX-7.2.0-6945.RHEL5.x86_64.tar.gz
Download Type:HTTP
File Size: 149 MB
Format Description:This format consists of gnu zip files for software installation.
To ensure the integrity of your download, please verify the checksum value.

By downloading, you accept the terms of the Dell Software License Agreement.

Other versions
7.4,A00 11 Mar 20145:52:55 AM
7.3,A00 26 Jun 20138:23:10 AM
7.2.0,A00 18 Dec 201210:41:51 AM
7.1.0,A00 27 Jun 20123:45:32 AM
7.0.2,A00 22 May 20123:40:24 PM
7.0.0,A00 06 Mar 20121:26:06 PM
Supported Operating Systems
Red Hat Ent Linux 5
Installation instructions
1. Click the Download File link to download the file.
2. When the File Download window appears, click Save to save the file to your hard drive.

Extract Files
1. cd to the directory where the tar.gz is downloaded.
2. Run tar -zxvf on the tar.gz to unzip the contents into the current directory.

1. Login as root to the system and cd to the directory with the unzipped contents.
2. Run ./ and follow the guided installation steps.
Important Information
Dell OpenManage 7.2 A01 allows you to install Server Administrator in a granular way on Linux OS flavors where you can choose not to install management interfaces like SNMP, Command Line Interface, Operating System Logging, and so on Server Administrator functionality is the same in A00 and A01.
You can upgrade to A01 from previous versions (OM 5.x, 6.x and OM 7.x).
Once you have installed Server Administrator, to add more Server Administrator specific components, run the install script again and select the required components.
To uninstall any sub components of Server Administrator, you must uninstall the complete application.

Note: You cannot upgrade OpenManage 7.2 A00 to A01
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.