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Dell EMC iDRAC Service Module 3.1 User’s Guide

Initial installation of iDRAC Service Module through iDRAC for Windows

You can install iSM from the iDRAC interface. iSM can be installed by a single-click installation using the iDRAC installer packager with the host OS. By using this installer package, you do not need to navigate to the Dell support or OM DVD to install iSM. This feature ensures that the compatible version of iSM is installed for the supported iDRAC firmware.

For initial installation of iSM through iDRAC:
  1. Navigate to the iDRAC Service Module Setup page. Click the Install Service Module button. Service Module Installer dialog box is displayed.
  2. Select the appropriate script for your system, and then click Launch Virtual Console.
  3. In the Security Warning dialog box, click Continue. You can view the verifying application status in the dialog box.
  4. In the Security Warning dialog box, accept the terms of license agreement, and then click Run.
  5. Log in to the remote/local system (Host OS) by using your credentials. You can find the installer file in the local system.
    • NOTE: The installer is available in the Host OS for 30 minutes. If you do not start the installation within 30 minutes, you must restart the service module installation.
  6. Double-click the installer and type ISM_Win.bat in the command prompt. iDRAC Service Module installer wizard is displayed.
  7. Proceed with the typical installation steps and finish the installation.
    • NOTE: After the installation is complete, the installer file is deleted from the local/Host OS.
    • NOTE: On the iDRAC Service Module Setup page, the Install Service Module button is disabled after the installation is complete. The service module status is displayed as, running.

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