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  • Media: SNMP Connection Tool

    The purpose of this tool is to test the SNMP network connection from a Dell Management Console server (aka Management Station) to another server running OMSA (aka Managed Node or target server). The tool is a troubleshooting tool. Its purpose is to help answer the question: "Why can't DMC...
  • Media: Altiris MIB

    The Altirs MIB can be used when importing into third party tools for the purposes of SNMP trap forwarding. This will enable the traps forwarded from DMC to be catagorized. **NOTE: please remove the dot txt extension**
  • Media: Configuring Event Actions in Dell Management Console v3.0

    DMC provides a powerful framework for monitoring and alerting which can be built upon to automate a variety of common tasks.
  • Media: DMC SNMP Discovery and Alert Cookbook

    Though Dell Management Console has a very large feature set and gives you many ways to manage your Dell hardware, two of the primary uses for DMC are: 1. SNMP based discovery of PowerEdge™ Servers. 2. SNMP based alerting (aka ‘traps’) The purpose of this document is to help...
  • Forum Reply: Re: Firewall rules

    DELL-Rob C Hmmm...try this SNMP Connection debug tool here . It may tell you if the SNMP connection to your servers is ok. Also, you may try to disable ICMP on your connection profile to see if that brings any type of different result. Okay, I tried the SNMP tool on both the DMC server and...
  • Forum Thread: DMC SNMP Alert by Severity by Value

    I have a number of PWS380 workstations with RAID1 arrays (using the Intel Matrix RAID controller on the MB) that I need to monitor for array problems. Intel's controller doesn't support SNMP directly, and after much research the only viable option I could find is to use the Win32 event mapper...
  • Forum Thread: Discover NT4 Servers with DMC 1.1

    Hi, I am currently testing the Dell Management Console 1.1. Discovering Win2k, Win2k3 and Win2k8 works perfectly using SNMP. I have installed SNMP on our NT4 servers, configured the relevant community strings and set the SNMP trap destination as the DMC server, just like I have done with our Win2k...
  • Forum Reply: Re: DMC recieving SNMP Traps

    Reg_D Hi Guys, Pretty new to DMC, Ive got it all installed and discovered all our dell servers. But im a bit confused on how it alerts. Seems a bit flakey. I managed to pull two cables out of UPS and it did flag up a Primary hrealth warning on 2 of our servers. I then tried it on another server...
  • Forum Thread: DMC recieving SNMP Traps

    Hi Guys, Pretty new to DMC, Ive got it all installed and discovered all our dell servers. But im a bit confused on how it alerts. Seems a bit flakey. I managed to pull two cables out of UPS and it did flag up a Primary hrealth warning on 2 of our servers. I then tried it on another server and it didn't...
  • Forum Reply: Re: Remember to Disable the SNMP Trap Service in Windows on Your DMC Server!!!

    Just to add to this thread for documentation purposes... Another way this problem can happen is if you have other software on the server that receives SNMP traps or uses the port. DMC has been designed so that you can run Dell's IT Assistant (ITA) and DMC on the same box. But that is a special...
  • Forum Thread: MIB Import

    I have imported a few MIB files to clear the Unrecognized alerts, but some did not import correctly (a linked mib was miss labeled in the file) and now i can not re-import the Mibs. Also the ones that have been imported are now categorised as unknown and it will take me months to re-categorise them ...
  • Forum Reply: Re: I cannot inventory any of my servers

    gbatt Rob, How can I tell if they are classified as "Dell Computers" in that view? I have them all in a custom Organizational Group in that tree. I do believe all of our servers are configured to accept SNMP packets from this server. In a default setup, you would go to Manage...
  • Forum Reply: Re: DMC not inventoring Dell Servers

    Hello, let me jump in here... When I understand all previous conversation you are trying to inventory a bunch of DELL Servers through SNMP - hence you must use Network Inventory not the "normal" Inventory! Since none of the Servers do have an Altiris Agent (Symantec Management Agent)...
  • Forum Reply: Re: Missing Storage Components under Hardware Summary

    kaane I see storage bar on both servers i am trying to manage when i login to OMSA. I am using version 5.3 and 5.4 on these 2 servers. One is a PowerEdge 1950 the second is a 2950, both have Perc 5i raid cards. Both get classified as a Dell computer, I can see hardware summary just fine, which...
  • Forum Thread: DMC 2.0.2 Dell Servers listed as "Computers" instead of "Dell Computers"

    I have been battling this for awhile now and figured I'd post. Things I've tried: - Remove computer from DMC, uninstall Symantec Agent, Uninstall OpenManage, reinstall Symantec Agent, reinstall OpenManage 6.5, add back to DMC. They always just come back as 'Computer'. The majority...
  • Forum Reply: Re: Create Critical Alerts Email Policy

    Hi and thanks for the post. The steps required to setup your servers to receive SNMP alerts are described in the Discovery and Alert Cookbook whitepaper . There is a section on alerts which will describe these steps in good detail. The steps for email are described in the event action whitepaper...
  • Forum Reply: Re: Discovery and editing SNMP values

    wuzzle Hello, I cannot seem to edit the community name values. It defaults to "public" but I can't type another community name. Hi wuzzle, All of the credentials can be added/changed through the credential manager. If you go to Settings | All Settings | Monitoring and Alerting...
  • Blog Post: New SNMP Troubleshooting Tool

    Hi folks, Just an FYI on a new troubleshooting tool. It is now in the download/ media section. It doesn't address all of the reasons why a discovery is not successful, but it may useful in some cases. See the notes below: The purpose of this tool is to test the SNMP network connection from...