Open Manage - OS Watchdog timer expired


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Open Manage - OS Watchdog timer expired

  • Does anyone know where I can get information on Dell Open Manage alert messages.   I have an alert on one system that says "OS Watchdog timer expired", what in God's name does that mean?
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    Good luck


  • Had same problem:
    Open Server Administrator on the server
    Properties Tab
    Auto Recovery
    Action on hung operating system detection
    Change to "None"