Dell EMC OpenManage Essentials Version 2.5 User's Guide

Supported devices, protocols, and features matrix—IPMI, CLI, and SSH

Table 1. Supported devices, protocols (IPMI, CLI, SSH), and features matrix . The following table lists the features and protocols of the supported devices.
Protocol / Mechanism Intelligent Platform Management Interface (IPMI) Command Line Interface (CLI)a Secure Shell (SSH)

Servers with OpenManage Server Administrator installed

Windows /Hyper-V

Not supported

OpenManage Server Administrator CLI

Deploy OpenManage Server Administrator

Server Updates
  • BIOS
  • Firmware
  • Driver

Not supported

Linux/ VMware ESX

Not supported

OpenManage Server Administrator CLI

Deploy OpenManage Server Administrator

Server Updates
  • BIOS
  • Firmware
  • Driver

Discovery

Correlation

Classification

Hardware and Software Inventory (minimal)

VMware ESXi

Not supported

Not supported

Discovery

Correlation

Classification

Hardware and Software Inventory (minimal)

XenServer

Not supported

RACADM CLI

IPMI CLI

OpenManage Server Administrator CLI

Power Task

Not supported

Servers without OpenManage Server Administrator installed

Windows/Hyper-V

Not supported

Deploy OpenManage Server Administrator

Not supported

Linux/VMware ESX

Not supported

Deploy OpenManage Server Administrator

Discovery

Correlation

Classification

Hardware and Software Inventory (minimal)

VMware ESXi

Not supported

Not supported

Not supported

PowerEdge C

Discovery

Classification

RACADM CLI

IPMI CLI

Not supported

iDRAC / DRAC / BMC

Discovery

Classification

Correlation

iDRAC health

RACADM CLI

IPMI CLI

Not supported

Modular Enclosure (M1000e) / PowerEdge VRTX / PowerEdge FX

Not supported

RACADM CLI

IPMI CLI

Not supported

Modular Enclosure (PowerEdge MX7000)

Not supported

RACADM CLI

Not supported

Networking W-Series Mobility Controllers and Access Points

Not supported

Not supported

Not supported

SonicWALL firewall appliances

Not supported

Not supported

Not supported

Networking Ethernet switches

Not supported

Not supported

Not supported

Brocade Fibre Channel switches

Not supported

Not supported

Not supported

VxFlex Ready Nodes

Discovery

Classification

Correlation

iDRAC health

RACADM CLI

IPMI CLI

Not supported

a)You cannot perform this task if the device is not discovered, inventoried, or both.

  • NOTE: Correlation of PowerEdge FC430, FC630, or FC830 sleds under the host chassis is not supported in the following scenarios:
    • The sleds are discovered using WMI protocol (in-band) and do not have OMSA installed.
    • The sleds are discovered using IPMI protocol (out-of-band).
    • The sleds are running ESXi and either have or do not have OMSA installed.

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