Dell EMC OpenManage Essentials Version 2.5 User's Guide


Question: What troubleshooting can I do if a software update task or remote task fails to create or run?

Answer: Ensure that the DSM Essentials Task Manager service is running in Windows services.

Question: When accessing OpenManage Essentials from a remote system, is it possible to create a remote task to deploy OMSA/iDRAC Service Module on a target device using an OMSA/iDRAC Service Module package that is available on that particular remote system?

Answer: No. The remote task to deploy OMSA/iDRAC Service Module on a target device should be created by accessing OpenManage Essentials from the server where OpenManage Essentials is installed/running.

Question: How do I use command line features while deploying OpenManage Server Administrator?

Answer: Unattended installation provides the following features:
  • A set of optional command line settings to customize an unattended installation.
  • Customization parameters to designate specific software features for installation.

Question: The ‘chassis power on’ IPMI command line task is unsuccessful. The following error is displayed: Unable to establish IPMI v2/ RMCP+ session, Unable to set Chassis Power Control to Up/On . What can I do to resolve the error?

Answer: The error may occur if the iDRAC has either an issue or several tasks in queue. Try resetting the iDRAC and run the task again.

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