Dell EMC OpenManage Essentials Version 2.5 User's Guide

Deployment—Reference

You can access the following from the Deployment > Deployment Portal page:
  • Deploy Device Configuration Portal

    • Getting Started for Deployment—Displays the information required to setup, use, and get started with the device configuration deployment features.

    • Deployment Portal—Displays the default view of the Deployment Portal.

  • Common Tasks—Displays the deployment setup tasks and other tasks that you can create.

    • Create Template
    • Create Virtual I/O Pool
    • Create Compute Pool
    • Deploy Template
    • Setup Auto Deployment
    • Manage Auto Deployment Credentials
    • File Share Settings
    • Replace Server
    • Reclaim identities
  • Templates—Displays the sample device configuration templates and templates that you have created or cloned.

    • Server Templates

      • Sample - iDRAC SNMP Management Settings

      • Sample - iDRAC Auto Update Settings

      • Sample - Enable Broadcom Partitioning

      • Sample - BIOS Setup System Password

      • Sample - iDRAC static IP address

      • Sample - iDRAC System Location

      • Sample - iDRAC Thermal Alert Monitor

      • Sample - iDRAC Timezone NTP

      • Sample - Configure iDRAC Users

      • Sample - iDRAC Initialized Virtual Disk

      • Sample - Set Virtual Disk As Boot

      • Sample - Delete BIOS System Setup Password

      • Sample - Enable PXE Boot

      • Sample - One Time BIOS Boot Device

      • Sample - One Time HD Boot Device

      • Sample - One Time UEFI Boot Device

      • Sample - Set BIOS Boot Order

      • Sample - Set HD Boot Order

      • Sample - iDRAC Set Power Cap

      • Sample - Set UEFI Boot Order

      • Sample - Set SNMP Email Alerts

    • Chassis Templates

      • Sample - FX2 Chassis

      • Sample - VRTX Chassis

      • Sample - M1000e Chassis

    • MX Chassis Templates

      • Sample - MX7000 Chassis

    • IOA Templates

  • Compute Pools—Displays the devices you have added to the Repurpose and Bare Metal group and the compute pools that you have created.

  • Virtual I/O Pools—Displays the virtual I/O identity pools that you have created.

  • Tasks—Displays the tasks of the selected category in the Tasks tab in the right pane.

    • Configuration Tasks

      • MX Chassis Configuration Deployment—Displays the device configuration deployment tasks that you have created for MX7000 Chassis.
      • MX Chassis Configuration Import—Displays the Create Template tasks you have created for MX7000 chassis.
      • IOA Configuration Pre-Check—Displays the device configuration pre-check tasks that you have created for IOAs.
      • IOA Configuration Deployment—Displays the device configuration deployment tasks that you have created for IOAs.
      • IOA Configuration Import—Displays the Create Template tasks that you have created for IOAs.
      • Replace Server—Displays the history of the replaced servers.
      • Reclaim Identities—Displays the history of the reclaimed virtual I/O identities.
      • Device Configuration Preview—Displays the history of the device configuration deployment preview.
      • Deploy to Undiscovered Devices—Displays the Auto Deployment Tasks you have created.
      • Device Configuration Image Deploy—Displays the Boot to Network ISO tasks that you have created.
      • Chassis Configuration Deployment—Displays the device configuration deployment tasks you have created for chassis.
      • Chassis Configuration Import—Displays the Create Template tasks you have created for chassis.
      • Device Configuration Deployment—Displays the device configuration deployment tasks you have created for servers.
      • Device Configuration Import—Displays the Create Template tasks you have created for servers.
  • NOTE: For information on the sample device configuration templates, see the iDRAC documentation at Dell.com/support.

Icons and descriptions

Table 1. Icons and descriptions. The following table lists the icons and their descriptions.
IconDescription
Read only device configuration templateRead-only device configuration template. Read-only templates must be cloned before you can use it for deployment or configuration compliance tasks.
Editable device configuration templateCreated, imported, or cloned device configuration template.
Deployed device configuration templateDevice configuration template is successfully deployed on the target device.
Virtual I/O poolVirtual I/O pool.
Compute poolCompute pool.
LockA locked resource.
IOA templateRead-only but deployable device configuration template.

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