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Dell Command | Monitor

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Important Notes

WARNING: Effective Q2 2022, Dell Command | Monitor will no longer support Simple Network Management Protocol (SNMP).
NOTE: Dell Command | Monitor 10.0 (Windows) or later requires platforms supporting WMI-ACPI BIOS. The complete functionalities of Dell Command | Monitor is available for the supported platforms, refer the Supported Platforms for more information.
NOTE: This application has not been validated for Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL) systems with the FIPS (Federal Information Processing Standards) boot option enabled in grub.
NOTE: Ensure SMM Security Mitigation BIOS Feature is Disabled on applicable platforms running Linux operating systems. Dell Command | Monitor on Linux operating systems will not work as intended if SMM Security Mitigation BIOS feature is Enabled. 
NOTE: Dell Command | Monitor was formerly Dell OpenManage Client Instrumentation (OMCI). After the OMCI version 8.2.1, OMCI is rebranded as Dell Command | Monitor.

Dell Command | Monitor

The Dell Command | Monitor software application enables IT administrators to easily manage fleet inventory, monitor system health, modify BIOS settings, and remotely collect information for deployed Dell client systems. Active system health state monitoring can help reduce the total cost of system ownership and is part of a holistic approach to managing all networked devices.

Dell Command | Monitor interfaces with leading enterprise management consoles that support industry standards. This approach helps to ensure that Dell systems can be managed by a broad array of existing enterprise management tools. It also interfaces with the Dell Integration Suite for System Center 2012, Dell KACE K1000 Management Appliance , Dell OpenManage Essentials and our Client Management Pack for System Center Operations Manager (SCOM). Finally, tight integration with Windows Management Instrumentation (WMI) allows customers to take advantage of the rich scripting capabilities for collecting information and customizing system settings. This product is provided at no additional charge to Dell customers.

The latest version of Dell Command | Monitor is v10.8.0.


What's New

  • Enhanced the warranty feature.
  • Added support for save and restore configuration in Dell Command | Monitor for Linux.
NOTE: For more information about the newly supported BIOS features, see this documentation.

Dell Command | Monitor - Known Issues

This issue can be fixed with fresh-installation of Dell Command Monitor 10.4.0.

For the complete list of known issues, please refer to Dell Command | Monitor Release Notes .

    Dell Command | Monitor Quick Links

    Installing Dell Command | Monitor manually is pretty simple. Just download the latest version (links above) and install with administrative rights.

    To perform an unattended installation to be used with your favorite software distribution tool, perform the following steps:

    • Download the latest version of Dell Command | Monitor (links above).
    • Launch the executable with the following parameters:
      Dell-Command-Monitor_XXXXX_WIN_ _.EXE /s


    Integrating Dell Command | Monitor with Dell Client Management Pack for SCOM

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    Integrating Dell Command | Monitor with OME

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    Previous Releases

    Dell Command | Monitor v10.3.1 (Released 8/2020)

    Sample Scripts

    Check if a BIOS password is set



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    05 Aug 2022



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