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Windows server core 2012 R2 - install RSAT-SNMP (removed)

I started preparing the infrastructure for dell OME - with the fact that clients need permission SNMP - SNMP namely + RSAT-SNMP. Unfortunately RSAT-SNMP is the get-windowsfeatures as "removed". If you ...
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Acknowledging a warning in DELL OpenManage

We have a DELL R510 server where we replaced all the hard drives with new but non-certified 3TB disks. Now OpenManage throws a warning for every hard disk as "non-critical", since it recognizes the ...
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Clear Dell OpenManage SBE memory log of all and specific connectors without rebooting the server

Running omreport chassis results in: Health Main System Chassis SEVERITY : COMPONENT Ok : Fans Ok : Intrusion Critical : Memory Ok : Power Management Ok : Processors Ok ...
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Monitoring PERC 6/i in vMware ESXi 5.5

I currently have a Dell Poweredge 2950 running ESXi 5.5. My datastore is four drives in RAID 5 configured in the PERC 6/i config utility on bootup. My question is, what do I do if/when one of these ...
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Cannot get OpenManage omreport for Dell running CentOS 7

I'm trying to get omreport on a Dell R710 running CentOS 7, but failing. The instructions at http://linux.dell.com/repo/hardware/omsa.html include a case for CentOS. The involve using wget to set ...
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Dell Openmanage Essentials (OME): Change DRAC passwords remotely?

I may be updating my DRAC passwords soon and I am wondering if OME is able to reach out to the DRAC and change the password. I used IT Assistant a long time ago and I am interested in maybe getting ...
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How to send command to Dell 2850 gen II?

Sorry for a dumb question, but.. I need to reset DRAC password on this server. I've read (http://en.community.dell.com/support-forums/servers/f/177/t/19316985) that I have to install OMSA in order to ...
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Dell OpenManage Web Interface Inaccessible

We've installed all the Dell server admin tools on our Ubuntu 12.04 Server box using the following command: sudo apt-get install srvadmin-all All the omreport commands etc work as expected but we ...
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Dell/Vmware - VIB/iDrac/OME/OMSA — how to tie them together?

I have vSphere Server with 2 Dell hosts (hypervisors) A: is a 710, with iDrac6 essentials. Vanilla VMware Esxi 5.1 install B: is a 720 with iDrac7 enterprise. Dell customized VMware Esxi 5.5 install ...
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What means “BP Bottom Temp” [closed]

I am administering a legacy Dell Poweredge 2650 Server. I am doing a routine maintenance check using Dell OpenManage Server Administrator. When navigating to System > Main System Chassis > ...
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Dell openmanage - wrong server classification?

Is it a problem if OpenManage incorrectly classifies some machines? I have a mixed group of 6 Dell servers that it is calling "OEM Devices". In some cases it is the iDRAC port while other cases it's ...
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Openmanage failing to recognize firmware versions?

I'm running (what I believe) is the latest version of OpenManage. Every night it polls the various machines for firmware versions and compares them to what it believes are the latest available. This ...
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Dell raid configuation issue omsa

I've been trying to create a raid using the dell srvadmin tools including raidcfg and omconfig. Controller info: [root@ksssd tmp]# /opt/dell/toolkit/bin/raidcfg controller controllerid=0 ...
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Dell PowerEdge 1950 physical disk has foreign status error

Dell PowerEdge 1950 has an issue with a raid. I have 2 disks on the raid, and it fails. When looking at Dell Open Manage it is because both disks show as state = foreign. Name State ...
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OpenManage: how to update systems?

Are there components beyond the base installation for OMSA required if you want to use the system to update other servers? I found the .ISO for 'SUU' which definitely didn't get included in the ...
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Are there any Windows 7 applications that can veiw RAID status on a PERC 6/e?

I am trying to troubleshoot an MD1000 that is plugged into a PERC 6/e that is in a Precision T3600 running Windows 7. Windows can see, use, and push and pull data on the RAID 50 array on the MD1000, I ...
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Multibit error encountered on Dell Server Memory

Dell OpenManage reported the following: Memory device status is critical Memory device location: DIMM_B2 Possible memory module event cause:Multi bit error encountered What does this mean? How bad ...
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Dell OMSA Storage Auto Patrol Read Schedule

My Dell servers with Perc H700 Controller are automatically performing periodic Patrol Reads. Is there a way to set schedule for these checks?
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DELL OpenManage 7.3 on ESXi5.1

I installed Dell OpenManage 7.3 VIB on ESXi5.1 host. I assumed that VIB will load all DELL specific MIBs into OS. I enabled snmpd on that host as well, but when I am doing "snmpwalk" or "snmpget" I do ...
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OpenManage: what's blocking my systems?

I drank the proverbial koolaid earlier this week and installed OpenManage Essentials on my desktop and updated / installed the agent on my servers. After doing the discovery on the various subnets I ...
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Monitoring servers using Dell OpenManage or IPMI

We have some Dell servers, 11th and 12th generation. These servers supports IPMI over LAN and Dell OpenManage. As I can see, I looks like I can get all the sensor data, from both OpenManage and IPMI. ...
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Disable “System Memory Testing” via OMSA 6.4.0

Is it possible to disable system memory testing via OMSA 6.4.0? I can only find ways to do it using newer versions of OMSA; and I can't even see the setting in 6.4.0. I have quite a few machines that ...
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How can I automate bios configuration on dell servers?

I have n amount of virgin dell custom servers (DCS24). These are refurbished machines and already delivered, so configuring the BIOS from the provider is not an option. iDRAC/BMC is available on these ...
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/dev/ipmi0 does not exist R710 SLES 11 SP2

I have been searching without success to find how to get ipmitool to work. It is dependent on /dev/ipmi0 existing, however in my case it doesn't. Here's some information that I think would be helpful: ...
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Is mcelog redundant if I'm using OpenManage as well?

I'm exploring whether it's worth deploying mcelog on physical RHEL machines. These machines are about 90% Dell and so we can see them in OpenManage and OM is configured to send alerts for various ...
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Insert hot-swappable disks into a running server? [closed]

I have a Dell PowerEdge 2900 with a PERC 6/i card and 4 HDDs running a single RAID-10 array. I want to add an additional 4 HDDs into the server and create a new RAID-10 array on those disks, without ...
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Dell OMSA Authentication Fail on Ubuntu

I am trying to log into an install of Dell OMSA 5 on a Dell PowerEdge 2850 running Ubuntu 8.04 LTS x64. OMSA is 32bit and is trying to load the 64bit pam modules for authentication. Whatever ...
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How-to configure Dell Drac5 and access to it

Help me please how to configure Dell Drac5 and How to access to it. Tried almost everything on google and still no idea, how Drac works. Will I be able to reboot my machine even without VNC or SSH ...
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Dell SCCM 2012 Integration and deployment packs - Do they support Windows Server 2012 yet?

I am looking to migrate my dev SCCM 2012 SP 1 install from Windows Server 2008 R2 to Windows Server 2012. I have been looking at the documentation for the Dell integration packs and want to ...
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Dell Open Manage physical disk failure predicted

I've installed the Open Manage Server Administrator on my Dell T100 to monitor RAID Controller and disks. From the Physical Controller report web page I see a table listing the two disks I have but ...
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Can't get to Dell OMSA webpage on my server

I'm running CentOS 6.3 x64 on a Dell PowerEdge R520. I have run the following two commands as per This Wiki sudo wget -q -O - http://linux.dell.com/repo/hardware/latest/bootstrap.cgi | bash ...
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Dell Open Manage message in Windows Event Log, should I be worried?

I have a Dell T110 server with a SAS 6i/R controller and two hard disks in RAID 1. Ocasionally a warning appears in the Windows Event Log with the following message: SAS port report: SAS wide port ...
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Dell OpenManage On Ubuntu Server 12.04 Cannot Log In

I have a Dell Poweredge 2950 with 2X130GB and 2X2TB drives. I need to set them up in a RAID 1 array so that the 130GB Drives are mirrored and host the OS, while the 2TB drives are mirrored and are the ...
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How to set up Dell OMSA tools on Debian 6 (Squeeze) (PE2950)

I assume I have set up them up incorrectly or am missing a library or dependency. When I log into the OMSA web interface I can't see anything Also, omreport tells me nothing; root@box:~# omreport ...
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How do upgrade OpenManage from 6.5 to 7 in CentOS 6?

How do I upgrade OpenManage? When I download the rpm there are no scripts include in the tar file, and the Dell repo doesn't seem to have OpenManage 7?
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Email alerts when hard drive fails on a Dell PowerEdge 2950 (PERC5I, SAS)?

I recently purchased a used Dell PowerEdge 2950. I setup the hard drives in RAID-5 configuration. I want to be able to get an email alert if one of the drives fails. I have been trying to determine ...
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Nagios check_openmanage

I've installed openmanage on my dell poweredge 2950 and wanted to integrate check_openmanage through nrpe in my nagios3 monitoring server. I can execute the check_nrpe!check_openmanage command ...
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Manage Dell workstations with OpenManage Essentials (OME)

How can I manage Dell workstations with OpenManage Essentials ? First, is it possible? Because iv read that only Dell servers can be managed with OME. I would like to inventory each Dell ...
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OpenManage vs Reality: where are my disks?

Im getting a 'degraded disk' error from an old PE 2850. I see the orange light blinking on the array so I know where the problem is. The system is running win2003 x64. Im running OpenManage also and ...
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OMSA killed DRAC

I used to be able to use both OMSA and DRAC at the same time on my PE1950. I've updated the OMSA recently and DRAC is not accessible right after starting "Systems Management Data Engine". Shutting ...
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Anyone know how to fix issues with omsa on red hat 5.1 that reports “No Controllers found”?

I've got a Red Hat 5.1 server 64-bit Dell 2950 with a PERC 5/i controller that until recently was working fine. On it I have an NRPE command check_openmange that started returning errors: ...
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OMSA only work for IPv6?

I have installed OMSA on a server and the dsm_om_connsv service is running. I have found, in the past, this always binds to an IPv6 socket only; # netstat -lnp Active Internet connections (only ...
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Dell PowerEdge - Add new disk to an existing RAID 5 array

I have a Dell PowerEdge with a RAID 5 array of 3 disks, and I want to add a fourth disk to it to expand the capacity of the volume. I don't want to reinitialize the whole RAID 5, because I want to ...
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Is it Possible to Configure a Dell DRAC from Windows (without Rebooting)?

One of our Dell R610 servers running Windows Server 2008 R2 doesn't have it's Enterprise DRAC configured. Is there a utility (or perhaps a way from OpenManage) to configure the DRAC without rebooting ...
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Dell Perc 5/i battery replacement - how long until it registers as good?

So I replaced the battery for my Dell Perc 5/i controller since the machine had an error code that it needed to be replaced. I ordered the battery directly from dell based on the service code and ...
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Dell OpenManage says my firmware is too old?

My Dell OpenManage Server Administrator application has an alert and is telling me my firmware (and driver?) versions are not high enough. Should I be concerned / what issue might this cause? I ...
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Dell OpenManage CIM module 6.5 for ESXi 4.1 support for Dell PowerEdge 1855 and 1955 blades

Anyone knows if Dell OpenManage CIM module 6.5 for ESXi 4.1 does support Dell PowerEdge 1855 and 1955 servers? Compatibility list does not show these models, it sounds quite strange to me as without ...
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OpenManage keeps crashing on Server 2008 R2

Most of our servers are Dell boxes running Windows 2003 R2, and we are planning an upgrade to Server 2008 across the board. To that end we have already upgraded one of our servers using an in-place ...
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pam.d errors after OMSA 6.4 upgrade

I have a Dell R710 running CentOS 5.6 x64. I have it set up to pull Dell's software & patches from their own repos. This works as well as I can expect it work. However, I"ve been getting these ...
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OMSA on Ubuntu Server 10.04

I have Dell OMSA installed on a PE1850 running Ubuntu Server 10.04 (using these instructions, pretty strait forward: http://ubuntuforums.org/showpost.php?p=2336772&postcount=54). However when ...