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
Enhancements: 1.Added support for the following operating systems: a.Microsoft Windows Server 2012 R2 b.Novell SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP3 64 bit c.Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6.5 64 bit d.VMware ESXi 5.0 U3 Flash and HDD e.Vmware ESXi 5.1 U2 Flash and HDD f.VMware ESXi 5.5 Flash and HDD g.VMware vSphere 5.5
2.Added support for the following browsers: Mozilla Firefox 22 and 23, Internet Explorer 11, Safari 6.0, and Google Chrome 27, 28, and 30
3.Support for a new license format for Citrix XenServer 6.1
4.Added support for the following Adapter cards: a.Mellanox ConnectX-3 Dual Port 40 GbE QSFP and Network Adapter b.Mellanox ConnectX-3 Dual Port 10 GbE DA/SFP and Network Adapter c.Mellanox ConnectX-3 Dual Port 10 GbE KR Blade Mezzanine Card d.Emulex OCe14102-UX-D Dual Port 10Gb SFP and CNA e.Emulex OCm14102-U3-D Dual Port 10Gb KR Blade Mezz f.Emulex OCm14102-U2-D Dual Port 10Gb KR Blade NDC g.Emulex OCm14104-UX-D Quad Port 10Gb DA/SFP and Rack NDC
5.Added support for Dell PERC 9 controllers (H730P Adapter) with the following features: a.RAID 10 virtual disk with uneven span. b.Advanced 4K sector hard disk drives. c.T10 Protection Information (PI) for data integrity.
6.Added support for the enumeration of LSI HBA cards (SAS 9206 - 16e, SAS 9207-8e and SAS 9300 -8e) on supported 12G systems.
7.Support for displaying and setting the JRE version.
8.Support for displaying Node Id in System/Server Module Summary information.
9.Support for new values for form factor aligning to iDRAC values.
10.Support for deployment of Windows operating system in Unified Extensible Firmware Interface (UEFI) mode in DTK.
11.Support for USB bootable DTK embedded Linux ISO image.
12.Availability of DTK in Systems Management Tools and Documentation DVD.
13.RAIDCFG configuration supports the following options configured through RAID controller BIOS in DTK: a.Configuring the boot mode of the controller. b.Configuring the auto import property of the controller. c.Rebuilding physical disks associated with a virtual disk. d.Configuring the array disk state to online or offline. e.Converting RAID to non-RAID and vice versa on an array disk. f.Replacing the physical disk of a virtual disk. g.Executing consistency check on a virtual disk. h.Erasing the encrypted physical disk. i.Displaying the following in the array disk details : Power state ,Disk State, S.M.A.R.T. state ,Maximum Device Link Rate, Negotiated Link Rate, Secured State and Encryption Capability
14.Support for following Dell PowerEdge servers : R920 ,M820VRTX,R220,M520VRTX ,M620VRTX
15.Deprecated support for the following operating systems: a.SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 10 SP4 b.SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP2 c.Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6.4 (64 bit) d.VMware ESXi 5.1 U1 HDD and Flash e.VMware ESXi 5.0 U2 HDD and Flash
Download 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.
Installation 1. Login to the system running VMware Vsphere Client or vCenter-Server 2. Bring the intended ESXi host into Maintenance Mode 3. For VUM based installs, Select the ESXi host. Click Update Manager, Admin view, Patch Repository, Import Patches and follow the online instructions to upload the patch successfully. The offline bundle is displayed. 4. For other install methods, unzip the offline bundle to extract the vib and metadata.zip. Use the vib to install Server Administrator software on the desired ESXi host