Dell EMC OpenManage Essentials Version 2.5 User's Guide

Creating a device compliance baseline for servers and chassis

You can create a device compliance baseline for a server or chassis that you have discovered.

  • NOTE: The chassis baseline does not include the IOA attributes.
To create a baseline for a server or chassis:
  1. Click Manage > Configuration .
  2. In the Common Tasks pane, click Create Baseline. The Create Baseline Wizard is displayed.
  3. In the Name field, enter a name for the baseline.
  4. Select one of the following:
    • Create from File: To create a baseline by importing an XML template.
    • Create from Device: To create a baseline from a device.
  5. Select the device type (Server, Chassis, or MX Chassis) and perform one of the following:
    • Select a device from the All Applicable Devices tree.
    • Search for a device by using the Search Devices box.
  6. Under Execution Credentials, provide the device credentials that have the Administrator rights, and click Finish.
  7. Click Ok in the task submission message.
    • NOTE: The destructive and password attributes information is not displayed while configuring a baseline. Only the non-destructive attribute information of the baseline is displayed.

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