Dell EMC OpenManage Essentials Version 2.5 User's Guide


The Options page allows you to select your preferences for the server replacement task.

The fields displayed on the Options page of the Replace Server Wizard are described in the following table.
Table 1. Options. The following table describes the fields displayed on the options page of the replace server wizard.
Field Description
Remove source from compute pool Select to move the source server from the compute pool to the Repurpose and Bare Metal Devices group after the server is replaced.
  • NOTE: If this option is not selected, the source server is retained within the compute pool after the server is replaced.
Deploy to target even if virtual identities cannot be reclaimed from the source Select to reclaim the virtual I/O identities of the source server, even if the server is unreachable.
  • NOTE: If the source server is not reachable and this option is:
    • Not selected — The replace server task is unsuccessful.
    • Selected — You may notice servers with duplicate I/O identities on the network, if the source server is added back to the network.

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