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OpenManage is Dell's systems management and administration platform.

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Create vdisk in PERC H710 Mini under Debian 11

I have a refurbished Dell R720 server with the PERC H710 Mini raid controller. I can assemble vdisks from physical disk in the BIOS. However, I'd like to create a vdisk without rebooting. I've ...
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Safe to do firmware updates for multiple items at same time using SUU on Dell server?

I've run SUU on an older production server that I recently became responsible for (PowerEdge R730) and it has many different firmware updates listed. Is it save to just click the upgrade button or ...
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Dell 703xd iDrac 8 express on the same network port; unable to contact static ip address or see from arp

I've a Dell 730xd with iDrac8 express running esxi6. I logged into the server through OSMA after installing the vib and rebooting. I've set iDrac up with a static ip on the same subnet, but can't see ...
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'Foreign' state for brand new disk in Dell R730

Trying to install additional drives into my R730 Dell Poweredge (none have failed, just need more space) Inserted the disks and they all show as status 'Foreign' and the only option available is '...
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Dell OMSA connection error on Windows server

I am having connection errors logging in to OMSA Version 9.3 on a Windows Server 2016 Essentials virtual machine running in ESXi 6.0. I have been using OSMA successfully for the past 2 years. About a ...
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Dell PowerConnect 2724 VLAN frame type filtering issue?

The endless VLAN headaches (and questions), eh? I really have no idea how to title this one, do not judge. I'm currently configuring VLANs on a Dell PowerConnect 2724 switch. Currently, all ports ...
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How do I find the Dell controller and pdisk number given a serial number?

I need to blink a drive that I found out had SMART errors using smartmontools. I have omconfig installed and it looks like it can be used for blinking LEDs, but I don't know how to find the controller ...
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Dell OpenManage: The installer has detected that the HTTPS listener is not configured for Windows Remote Management

I started installing Dell OpenManage on my companies servers and quickly ran into the below issue which bar one server, I have not been able to resolve: The installer has detected that the HTTPS ...
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Timeout connecting to OpenManage after updating to version 9.2 - possible SSL issue?

I updated my server to OpenManage version 9.2 (from version 9.1 which was working fine), apparently with success. I can run the CLI commands without problems. My problem is connecting to the OMSA ...
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Using non-certified hard drives in Dell MD3220 storage array

Is it possible to use non-certified hard drives in a Dell MD3220 storage array? I ended up getting 3 new drives that were the EXACT same model number as the existing ones. Then I bought the drive ...
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Using the Dell open manage plugin with Nagios Core; fails to find server

I'm trying to monitor a Dell R730 server using the Dell OpenManage Plugin (https://www.dell.com/support/article/uk/en/ukbsdt1/sln311076/dell-emc-openmanage-plug-in-for-nagios-core?lang=en). I've got ...
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RAID 5 Physical Disk shows Foreign status on Dell OpenManage

I have a DELL PowerEdge 2950 Server which has 6 Physical Hard Disks. First 4 HDD are configured as RAID-5, and the rest two are configured as RAID-1. From last week, third hard disk of RAID-5 shows ...
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Reset Dell IDRAC 8

I recently imported a wrong SSL Certificate onto our IDRAC, now I get the following message on any computer when trying to log onto the console. How can I delete out the custom SSL certificate or ...
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Virtual Media, Uploading ISO to iDRAC5 with Command Line Interface results in connection and credentials errors

We're having a problem uploading a disk image to an iDRAC5 to boot a troubled server using the Virtual Media feature. Here is the scenario: Machine 1 and Machine 2 are far away. Machine 2 is ...
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Moving unallocated space to another disk in RAID 10

Can anyone help me with this? I need to increase the size of Virtual Disk 1. Is it possible to remove Virtual Disk 2 (which is blank) and add that space to Virtual Disk 1? Virtual Disk 1 is using MBR ...
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OpenManage Essentials is not getting health status

I'm installing Dell OpenManage Essentials on my new computer. Everything worked correctly on my old computer -- 16 servers, inventoried, with health status, server tags, model numbers, etc. On my ...
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Dell PowerEdge R820 with a PERC H710 Raid Controller

I just did a planned disks replacement on our Dell PowerEdge R820 with a PERC H710 Raid Controller. Which I have done quite a few times before without any issues, but tonight I am running into a very ...
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Cannot connect to OMSA on ESXi server

I have vSphere ESXi installed on a Dell R710 and am trying to setup and connect to dell OpenManage Server Administrator. I have successfully installed the Dell OpenManager 8.5.0 for esxi650 package, ...
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Server 2008 R2 OMSA Hot Spare

Using the OMSA tool in Windows Server 2008 R2 I have created a new RAID 5 array and virtual disk called Vault. I have created this RAID from 6 x 1TB physical HDDs. This is how it appears in OMSA; ...
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Server 2008 R2 Virtual Disk Unallocated Space

Using the OMSA tool in Windows Server 2008 R2 I have created a new RAID 5 array and virtual disk called Vault. This is how it appears in OMSA; I am using 6 physical disks in the RAID. After creating ...
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Dell OMSA Predicted Failure column is missing

I have a PowerEdge R210 II with OMSA 8.4 installed. When I go to check the HD status, under Storage>PERC H200 Adapter>Virtual Disks, I have the two (dell) HD but only with the columns up to "Revision",...
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Upgrade XenServer 6.5 to 7.1 - Supplemental Packages

I'm planning on upgrading our PowerEdge M620 servers from 6.5 to 7.1. I read that the opemanage 8.1 also need to be reinstalled. I installed the opemanage server node 8.1 for the 6.5 install in order ...
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Dell OMSA HTTPS errors

On a non-virtualized server running Windows Server 2012 R2 Datacenter with application Dell OpenManage Systems Management Software (64-Bit) version 7.4.0 installed, opening Dell OpenManage Server ...
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Migrate/Extend raid1 volume to larger disks on Dell PowerEdge 2950 with perc 6/i - OMSA

I have a dell PowerEdge 2950 with perc 6/i running raid1, there were 2 250GB drives in which have been replaced (one at a time) with 1TB drives. So now I have the a virtual disk that is 232.25GB and ...
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Issue with dell omsa packages on Centos 7

I have a Dell 2950 with Centos 7 and Dell OMSA packages installed. When I try to update the server with "yum update" I have the following dependences issue: Error: Package: dell_ie_rac_5-8.1.0-4.1....
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Monitor Dell hardware on ESXi 5.1 using check_esxi_hardware on Centreon

I installed Dell OpenManage on ESXi5.1 Host, which I'd like to monitor through Centreon. Since check_openmanage plugin is not to be used with ESXi (according to that post : DELL OpenManage 7.3 on ...
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Dell OpenManage web interface fails to start, service returns syntax error

I've installed Dell's Ubuntu OpenManage 7.4.0 package on a Dell PowerEdge 2850 running Ubuntu 14.04 LTS. However, I cannot get the web interface to start. All other tools work as expected, including ...
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How to get Dell iDrac FirmWare version from VmWare Esxi 4.x\5.x via SNMP?

How can I get Dell iDrac Firmware version on Esxi 4.x\5.x via SNMP. I tried to check via snmpwalk -c public -v 2c esxihost 1.3.6.1.4.1.674.10892.5.1.1.8 but got "No Such Object available on this agent ...
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NRPE: Command line success vs Web error

I've got about 10 machines configured with nrpe and Dell's OMSA to report to nagios. For each of those machines, output on the command line from the nagios server a la ./check_nrpe -H $HOSTNAME -c ...
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vCenter Email Alerts

We have 4 ESX hosts in a cluster managed by vcenter (5.5). We have the Dell Open Manage integration suite which adds 100's of additional alarm/alerts to vcenter. We want to setup email alerts for ...
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Failed Dell PowerEdge T410: Move Hardware RAID PERC H700: 3 x 300GB SAS (1 faulty) to 2nd T410 for Disk Cloning & Boot

Failed Dell PowerEdge T410: Move Hardware RAID PERC H700: 3 x 300GB SAS (1 faulty) to 2nd T410 for Disk Cloning & Boot FYI - PRE QUESTION CONTEXT: We barely got the original T410 up once where ...
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PERC 5/i firmware on DELL PowerEdge 2950 cannot be updated

My DELL PowerEdge 2950 (Windows Server 2008 R2) OpenManage shows this warning. Firmware version is out of date. Firmware Version 5.0.2-0003 Minimum Required Firmware Version 5.2.2-0072 I ...
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Dell PowerEdge T410 Raid 5 PERC S300 stuck on 0% while rebuilding

Edit: I upgraded Open Manage Server Administrator and now I receive the following message when I attempt to assign the new disk as a global hotspare: Caution Physical Disk 0:0:0: This Physical disk ...
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Dell Precision T7600 OMSA Perc H710

Due to recent hardware failure in my RAID 5, I need to re-think my monitoring strategy. My inherited "servers" are a pair of Precision T7600 workstations running Auto DJ radio software that requires ...
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Strange behavior with Dell Openmanage 8.2 and server 2008 R2 64bit and degraded RAID

I recently had to rebuild a domain controller [DC02] due to AD database being corrupted and not repairable. Additionally, this server had a degraded RAID [RAID 1] due to a hard drive failure. I had to ...
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Can't get to Dell OMSA GUI on my Linux server

Running Centos 6.7 Linux and installed OSMA wget -q -O - http://linux.dell.com/repo/hardware/Linux_Repository_15.07.00/bootstrap.cgi | bash yum install srvadmin-all No errors, installed fine but ...
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How can i change disks from foreign state using OMSA

I added 4 disks in the PowerEdge T610 on connector 1 but they are in the foreign state. I upgraded the firmware to version 6.3.3.0002. Still, I could not get the function to clear foreign state. ...
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Dell Supplemental Pack Xenserver 6.5

I'm running xenserver 6.5 SP1 on my Poweredge M620. I want to take advantage of the remote host power on/off features but it looks like I need to install a Dell Supplemental Package. I've been ...
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Can't get OMSA installed on Dell R610 w/ Centos 6

Trying to use the iDRAC racadm command to reset the login password for the iDRAC web gui. So I installed OMSA (found this link http://en.community.dell.com/techcenter/systems-management/f/4469/t/...
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OpenManage returns "Hostname / IP address is Blank" when submitting valid hostname

Just installed OpenManage 8 on a CentOS 6.5 system. I access the login page with https://1.2.3.4/1311 and that loads up without a problem. I enter the system hostname (my.domain.tld), username and ...
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OMSA on R300 running CentOS7

I recently purchased a dell R300 server off Ebay and don't know the setting to log into the iDRAC interface. I've played around in the boot sequence but there doesn't seem to be a configuration ...
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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. They involve using wget to set ...
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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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