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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 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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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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/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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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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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 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 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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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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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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Dell OpenManage and Exchange 2010 SP1

I inherited an Exchange 2010 SP1 server from a previous sysadmin, and it was running on Dell hardware. However, I now suspect that the RAM is throwing out errors. The trouble is, the server does not ...
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Is there a centralised server management tool for dell systems?

I've heard of the OpenManage stuff, but from what I've read you need a windows app called "IT Assistant" to connect to all your OSMA agents on the servers. Is there an open source / *nix friendly ...
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How to install Dell OpenManage without having an KVM over IP

That is pretty much the question. I just have ssh access to my server, and need to install Dell OpenManage in order to be able to monitor my server which is in colo.
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Dell OpenManage Server Administrator: download link? [closed]

Not installed on the server I'm remotely managing at the moment (Windows SBS 2008 R2). I can only find links to the manual in the Support Downloads section at dell.com. Easy points up for grabs ...
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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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Dell Power Edge Diags and Firmware Updates from a WinPE environment

I am looking for a way to upgrade all firmware on Dell PE servers from within a WinPe environment. We are a reseller and I already have an environment set up to transfer ownership of the servers to ...
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Does Dell Openmanage software require a reboot to install?

I need to install Openmanage to get the system temperatures and would ideally like to do it now instead of waiting until the weekend. Can someone tell me if I can do this without interrupting the ...
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Dell ServerAdmin SMTP settings with username/password

Dell's OpenManager server admin tool can send email alerts, but the config for the SMTP server has no field to enter username/password. Can it only make use of non-authenticated SMTP servers, or is ...
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Dell Management Packs in System Center Operations Manager 2007 R2?

I recently set up SCOM in a small business network environment. The root management server is a Dell Poweredge 2950, and I'd like to use SCOM to monitor it using Dell's management packs. I've imported ...
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Do I need DELL OpenManage to generate snmp traps on RAID degradation?

I need to setup surveillance on all our servers to spot any RAID degradation in time. However, not all of our servers have OpenManage installed, and since they are in production I don't like the idea ...