Dell EMC OpenManage Essentials Version 2.5 User's Guide

Edit Attributes

The Edit Attributes page enables you to edit the attributes of the selected configuration template, device-specific attributes, and the IOA VLAN attributes.

  • NOTE: The Edit Attributes page is only displayed if you select the Deploy Template option in the Name and Deploy Options or Deploy Options page.

Template Attributes

  • NOTE: The Template Attributes tab will not be displayed if you select the IOA Template option for deployment.
The fields displayed in the Template Attributes tab of the Edit Attributes page are described in the following table.
Table 1. Template Attributes. The fields displayed in the Template Attributes tab of the Edit Attributes page are described in the following table.
Field Description
Grouped by Displayed if you choose to display the attributes as groups.
Total Displays the total number of attributes.
Modified Displays the number of attributes that you have modified.
Attributes for Displays the name of the selected device configuration template.
Device Specific Attributes for Displays the following:
  • For a deployment task — The device name, Service Tag, and device model.

  • For an auto deployment task — The Service Tag of the device to be discovered later.

Deploy Select to deploy an attribute. If you do not select an attribute, the attribute value is not deployed on the target device and the current value will be retained on the target device. You can select all the attributes in the template by selecting the check box in the Deploy column header.
Modified Displays if you have modified the value of the attribute.
Section Displays the component that the attribute belongs to. For example, iDRAC, BIOS, NIC, and so on.
Instance Displays the instance of the component that the attribute belongs to.
Attribute Name Displays the name of the attribute.
Value Displays the value of the attribute.
Dependencies Displays if the attribute is dependent on any other attributes. To edit a dependent attribute, you must first set the primary attribute.
Destructive Displays if deploying the attribute may result in destructive changes to the device configuration including performance, connectivity, and ability to boot the device.
Undo Click to undo the changes made to the configuration template.
Save Click to save the changes to the configuration template.

IOA VLAN Attributes

The fields displayed on the IOA VLAN Attributes tab are described in the following table.

Table 2. IOA VLAN Attributes. The fields displayed on the IOA VLAN Attributes tab are described in the following table.
Field Description
IOA VLAN Attributes for Template Displays the name of the selected template.
Total Displays the total number of attributes.
Modified Displays the number of attributes that you have modified.
Deploy Select to deploy an attribute. If an attribute is not selected, the attribute value will not be deployed on the target device and the current value will be retained on the target device. You can select all the attributes in the template by selecting the check box in the Deploy column header.
Modified Displays if you have modified the attributes.
NIC Displays the Fully Qualified Device Descriptor (FQDD) of the NIC.
Fabric Displays the fabric associated with a specific slot of the chassis. The fabric is identified by a combination of the group name (A, B, or C) and slot number (1 or 2).
Tagged VLAN(s) Displays the list of tagged VLANs for the selected fabric.
Untagged VLAN Displays the untagged VLAN for the selected fabric.
Undo Click to undo the changes made to the IOA VLAN attributes of the selected template.
Save Click to save the changes to the IOA VLAN attributes of the selected template.

Device Specific Attributes

The fields displayed on the Device Specific Attributes tab are described in the following table.
Table 3. Device Specific Attributes. The fields displayed on the Device Specific Attributes tab are described in the following table.
Field Description
Select Devices Displays the devices that you have selected for deployment. You can select a device to view the attributes specific to that device.
Device Specific Attributes for Displays the model number and Service Tag of the selected device.
Grouped by Displayed if you have chosen to display the attributes as groups.
Total Displays the total number of attributes.
Modified Displays the number of attributes that you have modified.
Deploy Select to deploy an attribute. If an attribute is not selected, the attribute value will not be deployed on the target device and the current value will be retained on the target device. You can select all the attributes in the template by selecting the check box in the Deploy column header.
Modified Displays if you have modified the value of the attribute.
Section Displays the component that the attribute belongs to. For example, iDRAC, BIOS, NIC, and so on.
Instance Displays the instance of the component that the attribute belongs to.
Attribute Name Displays the name of the attribute.
Value Displays the value of the attribute.
Dependencies Displays if the attribute is dependent on any other attributes. To edit a dependent attribute, you must first set the primary attribute.
Destructive Displays if deploying the attribute may result in destructive changes to the device configuration including performance, connectivity, and ability to boot the device.
Undo Click to undo the changes made to the configuration template.
Save Click to save the changes to the configuration template.
Import/Export Displays the Import/Export Device Specific Attributes window.

Import/Export Device Specific Attributes

The fields displayed on the Import/Export Device Specific Attributes window are described in the following table.
Table 4. Import/Export Device Specific Attributes. The fields displayed on the Import/Export Device Specific Attributes window are described in the following table.
Field Description
Export Selected Device Click to export the device specific attributes for the selected device to a .csv file.
Export All Devices Click to export the device specific attributes for all selected devices to a .csv file.
Import Click to import the device-specific attributes.
File Requirements and Info Displays the requirements of the .csv file you must use to import device-specific attributes.
View Logs Displays the user interface logs.
Close Click to close the Import/Export Device Specific Attributes window.

Identity Attributes

The fields displayed on the Identity Attributes tab are described in the following table.
Table 5. Identity Attributes. The fields displayed on the Identity Attributes tab are described in the following table.
Field Description
Attributes for Template Displays the selected device configuration template.
Grouped by Displayed if you choose to display the attributes as groups. By default, the attributes are grouped by Section.
Total Displays the total number of attributes.
Modified Displays the number of attributes that you have modified.
Deploy Select to deploy an attribute. If an attribute is not selected, the attribute value will not be deployed on the target device and the current value will be retained on the target device. You can select all the attributes in the template by selecting the check box on the Deploy column header.
Modified Displays if you have modified the value of the attribute.
Identity Impact Displays if the identity attribute will be automatically generated.
Status Displays the status of the generation of the identity attribute. An Error status is displayed if the selected virtual I/O pool either does not contain the virtual I/O attribute or does not have sufficient attributes.
Section Displays the component that the attribute belongs to. For example, iDRAC, BIOS, NIC, and so on.
Instance Displays the instance of the component that the attribute belongs to.
Attribute Name Displays the name of the attribute.
Value Displays the value of the attribute.
Dependencies Displays if the attribute is dependent on any other attributes. To edit a dependent attribute, you must first set the primary attribute.
Destructive Displays if deploying the attribute may result in destructive changes to the device configuration including performance, connectivity, and ability to boot the device.
Group Displays the logical group that the attribute belongs to.
Assign Identities Click to automatically assign virtual I/O identities to the target devices.
Undo Click to undo the changes made to the configuration template.
Save Click to save the changes to the configuration template.
Import/Export Displays the Import/Export Device Specific Attributes window.

Identity Assignments

The fields displayed on the Identity Assignments tab are described in the following table.
  • NOTE: The Identity Assignments tab is displayed only when you click Assign Identities on the Identity Attributes tab.
Table 6. Identity Assignments. The fields displayed on the Identity Assignments tab are described in the following table.
Field Description
Device Displays the selected device configuration template.
Section Displays the component that the attribute belongs to. For example, iDRAC, BIOS, NIC, and so on.
Instance Displays the instance of the component that the attribute belongs to.
Attribute Name Displays the name of the attribute.
Value Displays the value of the attribute.

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