Dell EMC OpenManage Essentials Version 2.5 User's Guide

Managing server power options

You can create tasks to turn on servers.
  • NOTE: The power task requires that the Windows Management Instrumentation service is running on the selected targets.
To create a remote task:
  1. Click Manage > Remote Tasks > Common Tasks > Create Power Task .
  2. In Create a Power Task, on General, do the following:
    1. Enter a task name.
    2. Select power options. If required, select Shutdown OS first to shut down the operating system before starting the power tasks.
  3. On Task Target, do one of the following:
    • Select a query from the drop-down list, or create a query by clicking the New button.
    • Select server targets for running the commands.
  4. On Schedule and Credentials, set the schedule parameters, enter target credentials, and then click Finish.
For information about the fields in the Create a Power Task wizard, see Server Power Options.

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