Dell EMC OpenManage Integration Version 1.0.1 with Microsoft Windows Admin Center User’s Guide

Manage Failover Clusters and Azure Stack HCI

Prerequisites:
  • You are logged in to Microsoft Windows Admin Center as a Gateway Administrator.
  • You must have installed the Dell EMC OpenManage Integration with Microsoft Windows Admin Center (OMIMSWAC) extension. For more information about the installation procedure, see the Dell EMC OpenManage Integration with Microsoft Windows Admin Center Installation Guide at Dell.com/OpenManageManuals.
  • You have added failover or hyper-converged cluster connections in Microsoft Windows Admin Center. For more information about adding failover or hyper-converged cluster connections, see https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/windows-server/manage/windows-admin-center/understand/windows-admin-center.
  • You must ensure that the Redfish service is enabled in the iDRAC before connecting to a server from OMIMSWAC.
To manage the Microsoft Failover Clusters created with PowerEdge servers and Azure Stack HCI created with Dell EMC Microsoft Storage Spaces Direct Ready Nodes:
  1. In the upper left corner of Windows Admin Center, select:
    • For 1904, 1904.1 GA releases of Windows Admin Center: Server Manager, Hyper-Converged Cluster Manager, or Failover Cluster Manager from the drop-down menu.
    • For 1910 GA release of Windows Admin Center: Server Manager or Cluster Manager from the drop-down menu.
  2. From the list, select a failover or hyper-converged cluster connection, and then click Connect.

    NOTE: : If you have not entered the failover or hyper-converged cluster credentials while adding the connection, you must enter the credentials when you are connecting to the failover or hyper-converged cluster by selecting "Manage as".

    NOTE: : When a cluster is connected by using Single Sign-on authentication, OMIMSWAC is unable to retrieve the inventory information and the Windows Admin Center might be unresponsive. To resolve the issue:

  3. In the left pane of the Microsoft Windows Admin Center, under EXTENSIONS, click Dell EMC OpenManage Integration.
  4. To manage a failover or hyper-converged cluster, select:

NOTE: : The health and hardware inventory details are fetched from the devices each time the OpenManage Integration with Windows Admin Center extension is loaded. This might cause a delay in displaying the details.


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