Support for Dell OpenManage Operations Connector for Micro Focus Operations Bridge Manager (OBM)

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Dell EMC OpenManage Operations Connector for Micro Focus OBM

Dell OpenManage Operations Connector for Micro Focus OBM

Dell OpenManage Micro Focus Operations Bridge Manager | Operations Connector provides capabilities to integrate the Dell EMC OpenManage Enterprise and Dell EMC OpenManage Essentials with Micro Focus Operations Bridge Manager (OBM). The OpenManage Operations Connector (OpsCx) collects systems management data about the topology and events from OpenManage Enterprise or Essentials and transfers them to Micro Focus OBM console.

Micro Focus Operations Manager i (OMi) is renamed to Micro Focus Operations Bridge Manager (OBM).
 

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Features & Benefits

Features

  • Single, consistent, and holistic view of all Dell devices managed by OpenManage Enterprise and OpenManage Essentials directly from Micro Focus OBM Console
  • Policy-based automatic collection, processing, and forwarding of complete topology structure of Dell devices including the device group relationship from OpenManage Enterprise / OpenManage Essentials into Micro Focus OBM
  • Policy-based automatic collection, processing, and forwarding of Event and Alerts data for Dell devices from OpenManage Enterprise / OpenManage Essentials into Micro Focus OBM
  • Launch OpenManage Enterprise / OpenManage Essentials web console directly from device or event perspective for further troubleshooting, configuration, updates, or other lifecycle management activities
  • Automatic collection of policy-based number of nodes that is collected and forwarded from OpenManage Enterprise / OpenManage Essentials into Micro Focus OBM during each topology collection interval

Benefits

  • Protects existing investment in Micro Focus Operation Bridge Manager (OBM) product to easily integrate and monitor Dell hardware
  • Improves operational efficiency and flexibility in managing large heterogeneous data center environment
  • Increases productivity by reducing the time to maintain, monitor, and troubleshoot any issue in hardware infrastructure
  • Helps make informed and rapid decisions impacting the availability of data center resources
 
 

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What's New

  • Support for Micro Focus Operations Bridge Manager version 2020.10
  • Support for Micro Focus Operations Connector (OpsCx) version 2019.05
  • Integration with OpenManage Enterprise (minimum version 3.4) for topology and event collection
  • Integration with OpenManage Essentials (version 2.5)
 
 

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Licensing

Dell OpenManage Operations Connector for Micro Focus OBM is available as a software download and is a licensed product. Licenses are available at server point of sale (POS) and after point of sale (APOS) utilizing these SKUs.

  • Licensing structure is Honor-Based and license file can be loaded into a single Micro Focus Operations Connector
  • Size the license for the number of Dell devices to manage with OBM. If you want to collect and monitor 125 nodes from OpenManage Enterprise using the Operations Connector, then you can purchase a single license for 125 nodes at POS.
  • Licensing is additive. Purchase additional capacity at after point of sale as needed to increase in the number of nodes to monitor. Original license was for 100 nodes. An additional 25 nodes can be purchased APOS for a total of 125 nodes.
  • Licenses are perpetual. There is no need to renew the licenses.
SKU Description
210-ALYL POS OpenManage Connections for Third-Party Consoles
634-BJRM POS Dell OpenManage Connections for Third-Party Consoles, 1 NODE
After Point Of Sale (APOS) licensing SKUs are not available for ordering online. Please contact a Dell EMC Sales Representative for additional information.

Supported Dell Devices

The OpenManage Operations Connector supports all the Dell devices that are supported by OpenManage Enterprise / OpenManage Essentials. For detailed information about the supported Dell devices, see the OpenManage Enterprise Support Matrix at Dell.com/OpenManageManuals.

 
 

Dell EMC OpenManage Operations Connector data flow

Download and install

  1. Download the Dell EMC Operations Connector for Micro Focus OBM self-extracting zip files . The OME installer is packaged as Dell_EMC_OpenManage_Operations_Connector_Micro_Focus_OBM_v2.0.1_A00.exe file.
  2. Unzip the Dell_EMC_OpenManage_Operations_Connector_Micro_Focus_OBM_v2.0.1_A00.exe file on the Operations Connector for Micro Focus OBM server. The following files are unzipped:
    • Dell_EMC_OpenManage_Operations_Connector_Micro_Focus OBM_v2.0.1_Setup.exe file
    • Dell_EMC_OpenManage_Operations_Connector_Micro_Focus OBM_v2.0.1_IG.pdf file
    • Dell_EMC_OpenManage_Operations_Connector_Micro_Focus_OBM_v2.0.1_ReadMe.txt file
  3. Run Dell_EMC_OpenManage_Operations_Connector_Micro_Focus OBM_v2.0.1_Setup.exe file from the directory where the files are unzipped.
  4. Follow the install prompts
 
 
 

Documentation & Videos

Documentation

Refer to Dell EMC OpenManage Operations Connector for Micro Focus Operations Bridge Manager for the latest documentation.

Videos

How to view devices in the console


Demonstrates how to view devices in the HPE OMi Console (legacy 1.0 version).

August 2017

How to view devices in the console


Demonstrates how to launch the OME Console in the HPE OMi Console (legacy 1.0 version).

August 2017
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01 Mar 2021

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