Dell EMC OpenManage Essentials Version 2.5 Support Matrix

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Supported operating systems

This section lists the operating systems on which you can install OpenManage Essentials (on a management station) and the operating systems that OpenManage Essentials can manage (for managed systems).

Supported operating systems for management stations

  • Microsoft Windows Server 2016 Standard and Datacenter Editions
  • Windows Server 2012 R2 Standard and Datacenter Editions
  • Windows Server 2012 Standard and Datacenter Editions
  • Windows Server 2008 R2 SP1 Standard and Enterprise Editions
NOTE: OpenManage Essentials version is supported only on 64-bit operating systems.
NOTE: The Wow64 component is required to run on a 64-bit operating system.
NOTE: OpenManage Essentials is also supported on virtual machines.
NOTE: Ensure that KB2919355 update is installed on Windows 2012 R2 systems to run OpenManage Essentials 2.5. To install KB2919355 update manually, see the Microsoft Knowledge Base article ID 2919355 at www.support.microsoft.com.

Supported operating systems for managed systems

Dell EMC systems and operating system versions that OpenManage Essentials can manage correspond to the Dell systems and operating systems supported by Dell OpenManage Software. For the Dell systems and operating system versions that OpenManage Essentials can manage, see Dell Systems Management - OpenManage Software Support Matrix. On the Support page, click OpenManage Software, and then click the appropriate version of OpenManage software.
NOTE: The operating systems supported by OpenManage Software vary depending on the OpenManage Software version.

Supported operating systems for managed client systems

The Dell systems and operating system versions that OpenManage Essentials can manage correspond to the Dell systems and operating systems supported by Dell Command Monitor. For the Dell systems and operating system versions that OpenManage Essentials can manage, see the Dell systems and operating systems listed in the Dell Command | Monitor User's Guide. To access the User’s Guide, visit www.dell.com/support. On the Support page, click Choose from all products > Software & Security > Dell Client Command Suite > Dell Command | Monitor, and then click the appropriate version of Dell Command Monitor.
NOTE: The operating systems supported by Dell Command Monitor vary depending on the Dell Command Monitor version.

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