OpenManageSystemAdministrator is the description of a managment GUI based on openmanage. This GUI can be found on Dell Servers. With this GUI (running on the Operating system, default https port 1311) it is possible to set monitoring properties, reactions to faults and reconfigurations (up to the ...

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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 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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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 ...
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Dell OMSA Remote Enablement? What is it for?

I'm managing a group of Dell and HP servers the were put in service before I came into this group. My prior experience is with HP DL3x0 servers. There wasn't any remote management before I joined the ...
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Dell 2950 Perc 6/i “physical disk” and “Enclosure(Backplane)” under Connector 1 in OMSA tree- Troubleshoot help

Just looking for someone who might know why this could occur... In OMSA, on my Dell 2950, there usually is only one "Physical Disks" child under "Enclosure (Backplane)" in the tree view. Currently, ...
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Cannot login to OpenManage Server Administrator

After freshly installed OpenManage Server Administrator from the CD that comes with my new server, Dell PowerEdge T110, I still could not figure out how to login successfully to the application. The ...
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Make Dell's OpenManage 6.2 information available through SNMP

I have successfully installed OpenManage on a CentOS 5.4 server and I'm able to use OpenManage through the web interface running on port 1311, but I would like to be able to expose this information ...
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Dell OpenManage Causing Periodic Slowness

Today we diagnosed the cause of a Periodic slowness issue: see here. Dell OpenManage Server Administrator seems to have been causing hourly slowness. It would occasionally peg one of the CPUs for ...
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Dell OpenManage Server Administrator - doesn't display storage devices

I'm running CentOS 5 on a Dell PowerEdge R200. I have installed OpenManage Server Administrator specifically to monitor the HDDs (x2 250GB RAID1) in the machine and alert of any issues or failures. I ...