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OpenManage Integration for VMware vCenter Version 5.2 Installation Guide

Install and configure OMIVV


Ensure that all requirements are met and you are running the required VMware vCenter. For more information, see Hardware requirements and Software requirements.

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The following high-level steps outline the overall installation and configuration procedure for OMIVV:


  1. Download the DellEMC_OpenManage_Integration_<version number>.<build number>.zip file from the Dell support website at For more information about downloading OMIVV, see Download OpenManage Integration for VMware vCenter.
  2. Navigate to the location where you have downloaded the file and extract its contents.
  3. Deploy the Open Virtualization Format (OVF) file that contains the OMIVV appliance by using the vSphere Client (HTML-5). See Deploying the OMIVV OVF.
  4. After you deploy an OVF, set the time zone, current date, and time. For more information, see Configure Network Time Protocol (NTP) and set local time zone.
  5. Configure the network settings. For more information, see Configure OMIVV appliance.
  6. Upload the license file. For more information about licensing, see Upload license to OMIVV Administration Console.
  7. Set the deployment mode as per the requirement. For more information, see Configure deployment mode.
  8. Register the OMIVV appliance with the vCenter server by using Administration Console. See Register new vCenter server.
  9. Complete the appliance configuration settings. For more information, see Configure OMIVV appliance.

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