Dell EMC OpenManage Essentials Version 2.5 User's Guide

Map Providers

You can select between MapQuest and Bing map providers using the Map provider selection icon in the navigation toolbar. By default, the map is displayed using the MapQuest provider. The following table provides information about the supported map providers.

Table 1. Map Providers. The following table provides information about the supported map providers.
MapQuestBing
Requires a valid MapQuest key (license) that must be purchased based on the number of transactions per month. To view the available transaction plans, go to developer.mapquest.com/plans/.

After getting a valid MapQuest key, you must provide the key in the Map Settings dialog box.

Requires a valid Bing maps key that must be purchased. To get a valid Bing maps key, go to microsoft.com/maps/.
  • NOTE: For instructions on getting a Bing maps key, see “Getting a Bing Maps Key” at microsoft.com.
After getting a valid Bing maps key, you must provide the key in the Map Settings dialog box.
Internet connection is mandatory to render the online portion of the map and for the address lookup. Internet connection is mandatory to access any zoom level and to use the search functionality.
If your system connects to the internet through a proxy server, the Proxy Settings configured in the OpenManage Essentials Settings > General Settings page is used. If your system connects to the internet through a proxy server, the proxy settings configured in your web browser is used.
 Two types of maps are available:
  • Roads map — A simple, fast loading map with minimal details.
  • Satellite map — Provides detailed satellite views of the world.
  • NOTE: The MapQuest and the Bing map providers require an internet connection at all times to render the map. If the system connects to the internet through a proxy server, the proxy settings configured in your web browser is used by the MapQuest and Bing providers.

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