Dell OpenManage Server Administrator Managed Node, v.6.4.0, 1266_A00

Fixes & Enhancements

The release highlights of OpenManage Server Administrator 6.4:
Dell OpenManage Server Administrator user interface redesign that improves the overall customer experience, which includes:
If there is an error condition, such as wrong username/password, in the login page, the error message is displayed for 30 seconds and then the login prompt is displayed. To get to the login prompt before 30 seconds, click Try Again.
The Back to Server Administrator button is renamed as Home.
The OK button is renamed as Submit button in the login page.
The Email, Export, Refresh buttons are now represented as icons.
The Help button is clubbed with the Email, Export, and Refresh icons in the top right corner of the page.
The custom buttons like Save as, Clear Log, Restart, and Reset to Default are grouped under the Options section.
The User Rights and Host Name buttons are now available on the top left corner of the page instead of the top right corner.
The Manage Remote Node, About and Support links are available at the bottom of the login page.
All the buttons such as Print, Export etc. are displayed in all the OMSA pages. Only the buttons applicable to a particular page are enabled while the rest are grayed out.
Tooltip feature for buttons and links in the data area is active.
In the System Summary and Summary of Asset Information page, the Jump to and Back to top links are not available. Instead, you can expand and retract each section in the page.
The Details button in the About page no longer exists. All the details are displayed in the same page.
Express service code (ESC) attribute added.
Added support for the following operating systems:
Microsoft Windows 2008 HPC Edition Server R2
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6
ESX 4.0 U2
ESXi 4.0 U2
Deprecated the following operating systems:
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 4.8
ESX 4.0 U1
ESXi 4.0 U1
Skins preference feature is deprecated.
Page level health status icon feature is deprecated.


Version 6.4.0, 1266_A00


Systems Management

Release date

07 Dec 2010

Last Updated

03 Nov 2011


Available formats

File Format:Floppy
File Name:OM-SrvAdmin-Dell-Web-WIN-6.4.0-1266_A00.18.exe
Download Type:HTTP
File Size: 141 MB
Format Description:This file contains a compressed (or zipped) set of files. Download the file to a folder on your hard drive, then double-click it to unzip the set of files. Follow the instructions to complete the installation.
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Supported Operating Systems
Windows Server 2008 x64
Windows Server 2008 x86
Windows Server 2003
Windows Server 2008 R2
Windows Server 2003 x64
Installation instructions
Custom Instructions for OM-SrvAdmin-Dell-Web-WIN-6.4.0-1266_A00.18.exe:

1.Click the “Download Now” link to download the file.
2.If the Export Compliance Disclaimer window appears, click the “I
agree” link to accept the agreement.
3.When the File Download window appears, click “Save” to save the file
to your hard drive.

Extract Files
1.Browse to the location where you downloaded the file and double-click
to unzip the download package.
2.Specify the location to unzip the files (default is "C:\OpenManage").
3.Click on the Unzip button to extract the files.

1.Browse to the location where the files were unzipped.
2.Double-click the setup.exe file under the "windows" subdirectory and
follow the on-screen instructions.

Note: Consult the Dell OpenManage Server Administrator Installation Guide under the "docs" subfolder in the extracted location for detailed installation instructions.
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.