Dell EMC OpenManage Essentials Version 2.5 User's Guide


The Options page allows you to select your preferences for the reclaim identities task.

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

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