Dell EMC OpenManage Essentials Version 2.5 User's Guide

General Settings

Table 1. General Settings. The following table describes the fields displayed in the general settings page.
Field Description

Console Session Timeout

Amount of user-inactive time that passes before the console automatically logs the user out.

Database Maintenance Execution Schedule

The date and time when the database maintenance activity will begin.

  • NOTE: It is recommended not to run or schedule any task (discovery, inventory, status polling, and so on) during database maintenance, as the console is less responsive during database maintenance.

Restart All OpenManage Essentials Services

Restarts the services associated with OpenManage Essentials.

  • NOTE: It is recommended to have discovery, inventory, status polling, and other tasks completed before restarting the OpenManage Essentials services.

Security Settings (ActiveX)

Allow MIB Import Utility Launch

Installs and runs an ActiveX component on the client machine to launch the MIB Import Utility.

Allow Remote Desktop Launch

Installs and runs an ActiveX component on the client machine to launch remote desktop sessions.

Allow Troubleshooting Tool Launch

Installs and runs an ActiveX component on the client machine to launch the Troubleshooting Tool.

ActiveX Status

Displays the ActiveX status. Click Refresh Status to refresh the ActiveX status.

Time Zone Settings
Observe Daylight Savings Time for Server Selected Region Click this check box to enable adjusting the scheduled date and time values based on the server's time zone. Adjusting the server's time zone setting changes the settings in OpenManage Essentials. Enabling this option adjusts the date and time values of scheduled items when daylight savings begin or ends.
Client Time Zone Displays the time zone and UTC offset of the client’s time zone.
OME Server Time Zone Displays the time zone and UTC offset of the server's time zone.
OME Server Daylight Savings Status Displays the current daylight savings time status of the server's time zone and offset of daylight savings time. It also displays whether the server's time zone is observing daylight savings or is in standard time zone time.

Proxy Settings (used for System Update and Warranty)

Use Proxy Settings

Enable the use of proxy settings for internet access for System Update and Warranty.

Proxy Server Address or Name

The IP address or server name of the proxy server. Check the browser's proxy LAN settings, or ask your network administrator if unsure.

Domain \ User name

The domain and user name of the proxy user.

Password

User's proxy password.

Proxy Port Number

The port number to access the proxy server. Check the browser's proxy LAN settings, or ask your network administrator if unsure.

Test Connection

Click to test connection to the internet with the proxy credentials.

KACE Appliance Settings

KACE Appliance URL

The URL of the KACE appliance.

Test URL

Click to test connectivity to the KACE appliance.


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