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Install the racadm tools on your local system (http://en.community.dell.com/techcenter/systems-management/w/wiki/3205.racadm-command-line-interface-for-drac). Download the iDRAC firmware and enable a TFTP server (google for it, or get one from solarwinds: http://www.solarwinds.com/downloads/) Run the following command: racadm -r <idrac address> -u <user> -p <password>…Read More »
Installing Dell OpenManage Server Administrator on VMWare ESXi 5.5 Installing Dell OMSA on a ESXi server allows you to see more detailed information regarding the Dell hardware. It also allows you to perform operations such as specifying hot…Read More »
http://oxfordsbsguy.com/2013/08/09/how-to-install-dell-openmanage-server-administrator-on-esxi-5-1-using-vmware-update-manager/ 1. Download the OpenManage Server Administrator vSphere Installation Bundle (VIB) for ESXi 5.1, v7.3 from Dell’s website. It can be found on the Product Support page in the System Management section. Or you can download it from…Read More »
Do the following to install Server Administrator on a Server Core. Once installed, you can launch OMSA using a supported remote browser. 1. Enable WOW component. Run the following command from the Server Core command prompt: dism /online…Read More »
Dell iDRAC devices tend to have problems negotiating with a switch port that’s at 1000mbit/auto – the device is limited to 100mbit. The quickest way to get it working is to disable auto and just go 100/Full.
/admin1-> racadm getconfig -g cfgNetTuning
/admin1-> racadm config -g cfgNetTuning -o cfgNetTuningNicAutoneg 0
Object value modified successfully
/admin1-> racadm racreset
RAC reset operation initiated successfully. It may take a few
minutes for the RAC to come online again.
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Monitoring Dell Servers in HP Systems Insight Manager This post explains the details of managing Dell Servers with HP Systems Insight Manager(HPSIM) and enabling SNMP Traps support. The server MIB files “10892.mib” and “dcstorag.mib” can be used for monitoring…Read More »
This package provides the application for Dell Client System Update and is supported on Optiplex, Tablet, Precision and Latitude models that are running the following Windows Operating Systems: XP, VISTA (32/64-bit), Windows 7 (32/64-bit) and Windows 8 (32/64-bit)….Read More »
Source: http://lonesysadmin.net/2011/03/08/how-to-set-a-dell-poweredge-service-tag/ Got a Dell PowerEdge that you replaced the motherboard on, and now it doesn’t have a service tag? Reset it with the asset.com tool, which I’ve conveniently packaged as both a floppy disk image and an…Read More »