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Server power management is a key component of Dell PowerEdge servers. Server power management includes:
Dell Technologies enhances your visibility into server power consumption and control utilization through the console’s integration with the integrated Dell Remote Access Controller (iDRAC) embedded in Dell PowerEdge servers. OpenManage Enterprise Power Manager is the next generation of server power management. Power Manager lets you view, measure, and control server power consumption and increase your infrastructure’s performance. As an extension to Dell OpenManage Enterprise, this extension is a vital piece of the OpenManage portfolio and provides seamless integration.
Dell Technologies is constantly improving OpenManage Enterprise Power Manager.
See OpenManage Enterprise Power Manager Documentation for the latest User's Guide and Release Notes for the complete list of enhancements as well as limitations, fixed issues and known issues.
See OpenManage Enterprise Power Manager 2.0 Release Notes for the complete list of enhancements, limitations, fixed issues, and known issues.
See OpenManage Enterprise Power Manager 1.2 Release Notes for the complete list of enhancements, limitations, fixed issues, and known issues.
Refer to the OpenManage Enterprise Power Manager 1.1 Release Notes for the complete list of enhancements, limitations, fixed issues, and known issues.
Refer to the OpenManage Enterprise Power Manager 1.0 Release Notes for the complete list of enhancements, limitations, fixed issues, and known issues.
Use of OpenManage Enterprise Power Manager is included with the OpenManage Enterprise Advanced License. Advanced features of Power Manager are dependent on the server's iDRAC and/or modular enclosure license. Advanced licenses are available at server point of sale (POS) and after point of sale (APOS) utilizing these SKUs. The OpenManage Portfolio Software Licensing Guide provides additional information for licensing options for your organization.
A 90-day evaluation OpenManage Enterprise Advanced trial license is available which includes Power Manager to fully test and experience all the features. This trial license is limited to work with iDRAC9 Express, Enterprise or Data Center licenses. Learn more and download >
|528-BJEW||APOS Legacy Platforms|
|528-BIYY||POS Current and future platforms|
|528-BIYX||APOS Current and future platforms|
|528-BJEV||APOS Upgrade from server config license Legacy Platforms|
|528-BIYW||APOS Upgrade from server config license Current and future platforms|
|Power Manager Features||OME Advanced/Advanced+ & iDRAC Basic||OME Advanced/Advanced+ & iDRAC Express||OME Advanced/Advanced+ & iDRAC Enterprise||OME Advanced/Advanced+ & iDRAC Data Center|
|Monitor device metrics (Power, thermal, system usage, CPU, I/O, memory, airflow, subsystem, & energy metrics)||✘||✔||✔||✔|
|Energy consumption cost & carbon usage||✘||✔||✔||✔|
|Static power policy||✘||✘||✔||✔|
|Emergency Power Reduction (Throttle & Shutdown) - EPR||✘||✘||✔||✔|
|Temperature triggered policy & EPR||✘||✘||✔||✔|
|Liquid cooling leak detection & LCS EPR actions||✘||✘||✔||✔|
|Thresholds (Alert thresholds & Power cap thresholds)||✘||✔||✔||✔|
|Virtual Machine monitoring & grouping||✘||✔||✔||✔|
|Physical hierarchy & rack management||✘||✔||✔||✔|
|Automatically create physical hierarchy & Update location in iDRAC||✘||✔||✔||✔|
|Idle server detection||✘||✘||✘||✔|
|Power Manager Features||PowerEdge MX7000||PowerEdge M1000e||PowerEdge FX2 / FX2s / VRTX||PowerEdge FX2 / FX2s / VRTX|
|No License Requirements||No License Requirements||CMC Express||CMC Enterprise|
|Monitor device metrics (Power, thermal & energy metrics)||✔||✔||✔||✔|
|Energy consumption cost & carbon usage||✔||✔||✔||✔|
|Static power policy||✔||✔||✘||✔|
|Emergency Power Reduction (EPR)||✔||✔||✘||✔|
|Temperature triggered policy & EPR||✔||✔||✘||✔|
|Physical hierarchy & rack management||✔||✔||✔||✔|
|Automatically create physical hierarchy||✔||✔||✔||✔|
|Update device location in chassis console||✔||✔||✘||✔|
Power Manager 3.0 is a plug-in for the OpenManage Enterprise (minimum version 3.9). To download and install or upgrade this extension:
Engage in the OpenManage Systems Management community to find:
Refer to OpenManage Enterprise Power Manager Documentation for the latest documentation.
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