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Dell OpenManage Plug-in Version 2.0 for Nagios Core Installation Guide

System requirements

Before you install the plug-in, ensure that you meet the following requirements based on the protocol you are using:

Common prerequisites:
  • Nagios Core version 3.5.0 or later is installed and all the Nagios Core components are functional.
  • Perl version 5.8.8 or later is installed.
  • The Net-IP Perl module version 1.26 or later is installed.
  • (Optional) Java version 1.6 or later is installed to view Dell warranty information.
  • (Optional) Socket6 Perl module version 0.23 or later is installed for monitoring managed systems using Internet Protocol version 6 (IPv6).
  • (Optional) SNMP Trap Translator (SNMPTT) is installed to receive SNMP alerts. It is recommended to use the latest version.
  • (Optional) The supported Dell Remote RACADM utility is installed to monitor component attribute information of Dell chassis such as:
    • Speed(RPM) of the Dell Chassis Fan Status.
    • InputCurrent(A) of the Dell Chassis PowerSupply Status.
    • InputVoltage(V) of the Dell Chassis PowerSupply Status.
    • OutputPower(W) of the Dell Chassis PowerSupply Status.
    • Health of the Dell Chassis I/O Module Status.

    For more information on downloading and installing the supported Dell Remote RACADM utility, go to “


The Net-SNMP Perl module version 6.0.1 or later is installed.


OpenWSMAN and its Perl binding are installed.

NOTE To discover iDRAC devices, you can opt for either SNMP or WS-MAN protocol based on your requirement. However, Dell storage is discovered using SNMP protocol and Dell chassis is discovered using WS-MAN protocol.

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