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Article Number: 000134572

How to Install OpenManage Server Administrator (OMSA) 7.3 on Novell SuSE Linux Enterprise Server (SLES) 11

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Article Summary: This article provides information on how to install OpenManage Server Administrator (OMSA) 7.3 on Novell SuSE Linux Enterprise Server (SLES) 11.

  • Ensure you are logged in as 'root'
  • Create directory for download :
    • # mkdir /root/omsa
    • # cd /root/omsa
  • Download installation package :
  • # wget
  • # tar zxvf OM-SrvAdmin-Dell-Web-LX-7.3.0-350_A00.tar.gz
  • # ./
  • Input '10' to install all components
  • Input 'i' for install
  • Input 'Y' to start services
  • Install any missing dependency with the 'rpm' command using the example below :
    • #  rpm -Uvh libcmpiCppImpl0-2.0.0Dell-4.1.193.sles11.x86_64.rpm
  • # ./opt/dell/srvadmin/sbin/ status
  • # iptables -A INPUT -p tcp -m tcp --dport 1311 -j ACCEPT
  • # iptables-save
  • # service iptables restart
  • Decompress the installation package :
  • Execute installation script :
NOTE : There are dependencies required that may not be currently installed on your server. The installation will fail if required dependencies are not installed.< >If you need to install any dependencies, you can find them in this folder :/root/omsa/linux/RPMS/supportRPMSAfter installation has completed, ensure the OMSA services are started :
  • Open OMSA port in iptables :
  • Restart iptables service :
  • Navigate your browser to http://[IP or hostname of server]:1311 to begin using OMSA


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Affected Product

Servers, PowerEdge, SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11

Last Published Date

21 Feb 2021



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