Dell EMC OpenManage Essentials Version 2.5 User's Guide

Managing devices

OpenManage Essentials lists devices based on their types. For example, PowerEdge servers are listed under the device type Servers. OpenManage Essentials contains a defined list of device types. The devices you discover and inventory are included under these device types. Unclassified devices are listed under the device type Unknown. You can create device groups with combinations of the defined device types. However, you cannot create a new device types.

In the Devices page, you can:
  • View devices types that are discovered on the network.
  • View the inventory information for the devices.
  • View all alerts that were generated for a device.
  • View all noncompliant devices associated with a catalog baseline in a device group.
  • View all noncompliant devices associated with a configuration baseline in a device group.
  • View hardware logs for a device.
  • Create device groups and include devices to that group based on your grouping preference. For example, you can create a group and include all devices present at a geographical location.
  • Display and manage PowerEdge VRTX and FX2/FX2s devices using Map View.

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