Dell EMC OpenManage Essentials Version 2.5 User's Guide

Protocol support matrix for discovery

The following table provides information about the supported protocols for discovering devices. The recommended protocol is indicated by the text in italics .
Table 1. Protocol support matrix for discovery. Table providing information about the supported protocols for discovering devices.
Device/Operating System Protocols
Simple Network Management Protocol (SNMP) Web Services-Management (WS-Man) Windows Management Instrumentation (WMI) Intelligent Platform Management Interface (IPMI) Secure Shell (SSH) REpresentational State Transfer (REST)
iDRAC6, or later Supported Supported N/A Supported Not supported N/A
Linux Supported 1 N/A N/A N/A Supported N/A
Windows Supported 1 N/A Supported 2 N/A N/A N/A
ESXi Supported 1 Supported N/A N/A Not supported N/A
Citrix XenServer Supported 1 N/A N/A N/A Supported 2 N/A
PowerEdge (CMC) Supported Supported N/A N/A Not supported N/A
PowerEdge MX7000 Not supported N/A N/A N/A Not supported Supported
PowerEdge C* Supported Supported N/A Supported Not supported N/A
Client systems Supported 3 N/A Supported 3 N/A N/A N/A
Storage devices Supported N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
Ethernet switches Supported N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
* Discovery of PowerEdge C4130, PowerEdge C6320, PowerEdge C6320p and PowerEdge C6420 can be performed using the same protocols that are used to discover any other non C-Series PowerEdge servers.

1 Supported with OpenManage Server Administrator (OMSA) installed.

2 Supported with OMSA installed; no health information without OMSA.

3 Supported with Dell Command | Monitor installed; no health information without Dell Command | Monitor.


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