Dell EMC OpenManage Essentials Version 2.5 User's Guide

Protocol support matrix for system update

The following table provides information about the supported protocols for the system update tasks. The recommended protocol is indicated by the text in italics .
Table 1. Protocol support matrix for system update . Table providing information about the supported protocols for the system update tasks.
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 Not supported Supported N/A N/A N/A N/A
Linux Supported 1 N/A N/A N/A Supported 2 N/A
Windows Supported 1 N/A Supported 1,2 N/A N/A N/A
ESXi Not supported Supported 3 N/A N/A N/A N/A
Citrix XenServer Not supported N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
PowerEdge (CMC) Supported 4 Supported 4 N/A N/A N/A N/A
PowerEdge MX7000 Not supported N/A N/A N/A Not supported Supported

1 Supported with OpenManage Server Administrator (OMSA) installed.

2 Supported using the inventory collection method.

3 Supported; requires iDRAC to be discovered and updated through out-of-band channel.

4 Supported; requires the RACADM tool.


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