Dell EMC OpenManage Integration Version 1.1.0 with Microsoft Windows Admin Center Installation Guide

OpenManage Integration with Microsoft Windows Admin Center Licensing

This section provides licensing guidance for OpenManage Integration with Microsoft Windows Admin Center (OMIMSWAC).

Overview

Installing and using OMIMSWAC Base version does not require any license and can be downloaded from the NuGet feed of Microsoft Windows Admin Center or Dell support site. The Base version provides basic management and monitoring for Dell EMC PowerEdge Servers, and Azure Stack HCI AX node and Storage Spaces Direct Ready Nodes. However, to use some of the premium features, such as Cluster-Aware Updating (CAU)—updating the firmware, BIOS, Drivers, and the applications that are installed in a cluster—you must install the OMIMSWAC license on target nodes.

Platforms supported: The premium features are supported for the following platforms:
  • YX4X models of Dell EMC PowerEdge server and above with iDRAC firmware 4.00.00.00 or newer.
  • Dell EMC Solutions for Microsoft Azure Stack HCI with iDRAC firmware 4.00.00.00 or newer.
NOTE: The OMIMSWAC license is not required to update individual target node.

Purchase OMIMSWAC license

You can purchase OMIMSWAC licenses while ordering the corresponding servers and solutions through Point of Sale (POS) or After Point of Sale (APOS) by contacting Dell sales representatives. The OMIMSWAC license is bundled as part of the server license if purchased along with the server. If the license is purchased in APOS method, import the license manually using the iDRAC. For more information about importing license manually, see iDRAC documentation.

NOTE: Licenses must be purchased for the corresponding Azure Stack HCI or PowerEdge Servers in a cluster as follows where you want to use the premium feature. As, mixing the licenses will not be supported.
License Description Licensing model
OpenManage Integration with MS Windows Admin Center Premium License for PowerEdge All base features plus premium management features for PowerEdge Servers Perpetual iDRAC based license
OpenManage Integration with MS Windows Admin Center Premium License for Azure Stack HCI All base features plus premium management features for Azure Stack HCI AX nodes and Storage Spaces Direct Ready Nodes Perpetual iDRAC based license

You can download the purchased license from the Software License Management Portal at HTTPS://WWW.DELL.COM/SUPPORT/SOFTWARE/US/EN/04.

Verify license information

OMIMSWAC provides a compliance report to view the list of cluster nodes details and their licenses. To view license status, generate a compliance report by selecting Update > Update Source > Next: Compliance details:. You can verify if OMIMSWAC license is installed on cluster nodes.
NOTE: All nodes participating in the managed cluster must have an OMIMSWAC license installed to use premium features. If any of the cluster nodes are not licensed, OMIMSWAC notifies and does not allow you to use the premium feature.

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