Dell EMC OpenManage Essentials Version 2.5 User's Guide

WS-Man Configuration Options

Table 1. WS-Man Configuration Options. The following table describes the fields displayed in the WS-Man Configuration Options window.
Field Description

Enable WS-Man Discovery

Select to discover PowerEdge FX, PowerEdge VRTX, iDRAC6, iDRAC7, iDRAC8, and ESXi installed devices.

User ID

Provide authenticated user ID.

Password

Provide password.

Timeout (seconds)

Enter a number to indicate the time that the discovery engine must wait for before timing out after requesting for a WS-Man connection. The valid range is from 1 to 360 seconds. The default time is 15 seconds.

Retries (attempts)

By default, four attempts. If the first request times out, indicates the maximum number of repeated attempts that the discovery engine will make by resending a WS-Man connection request to a device. Valid range is 1–10 attempts.

Port

Provide the port information. The default port number is 623.

Secure Mode

Select to securely discover devices and components.

Skip Common name check

Select to skip common name check.

Trusted Site

Select if the devices you are discovering is a trusted device.

Certificate file

Click Browse to navigate to the file location.

Alternate WS-Man Configuration for iDRACs (Guided Wizard only)

Table 2. Alternate WS-Man Configuration for iDRACs (Guided Wizard only). The following table describes the fields displayed in the Alternate WS-Man Configuration for iDRACs (Guided Wizard only) window.
Field Description
Auto discover iDRACs and switches in the CMC
  • Select to automatically discover the iDRACs and switches in the CMC while discovering the chassis.
  • Clear to disable the automatic discovery of the iDRACs and switches in the CMC. Only the chassis is discovered.
Use same credentials of CMC for discovering iDRACs
  • Select to discover the iDRACs in the CMC using the credentials you provided for the CMC.
  • Clear to provide different credentials for discovering the iDRACs in the chassis.

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