Dell EMC OpenManage Essentials Version 2.5 User's Guide

Updating the inventory collector component

The Create F/W & Driver Inventory Task utilizes the inventory collector component to collect software inventory information from Dell servers. Occasionally, a newer version of the inventory collector component may be available. You can verify if OpenManage Essentials has the latest version of the inventory collector component through the Dell Solutions portal. If a newer version of the inventory collector component is available, the Update link is displayed on the Dell Solutions portal.

To update the inventory collector component:

  1. Click Dell Solutions. The Dell Solutions portal is displayed.
  2. Click the Update link displayed in the Inventory collector component row.
  3. At the confirmation prompt, click Yes.
The inventory collector component is downloaded in the background. You can view the status of the update in the Task Status grid on the Home portal.

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