Dell OpenManage Connection version 2.0 for IBM Tivoli Netcool/OMNIbus is available now!

Dell OpenManage Connection version 2.0 for IBM Tivoli Netcool OMNIbus 7.3.1 provides event monitoring capabilities for:

  • Dell PowerEdge and PowerVault systems from 9th generation (9G)  to 12th generation (12G). All existing generation systems support an agent-based in-band mode using Dell OpenManage Server Administrator (OMSA). The 12G systems support also an agent-free, out-of-band mode, using integrated Dell Remote Access Controller 7 (iDRAC7).
  •  Dell EqualLogic systems.
  • Dell Chassis Management Controller (CMC).

Dell OpenManage Connection monitors Dell devices by receiving alerts on the Netcool/OMNIbus console and allows one-to-one and one-to-many Dell consoles launches for detailed views from the Netcool/OMNIbus console.

The key new features in this release:

  • Support for out-of-Band alerts monitoring from Dell 12G Servers.
  • Monitoring alerts from Dell Chassis Management Controllers (CMC).
  • Enhanced monitoring of new OpenManage Server Administrator (OMSA) and
  • OpenManage Storage Management (OMSS) alerts (OM release 7.0 to 7.1) from Dell PowerEdge Servers.
  • Enhanced monitoring of SCSI and iSCSI alerts from Dell EqualLogic systems.
  • Support for integrated Dell Remote Access Controller (iDRAC) console launch.
  • Support for Dell Chassis Management Controller (CMC) console launch.
  • Support for Dell OpenManage Essentials (OME) console Launch.


The product download links and product documentation are available on the Dell TechCenter Dell OpenManage Connection for IBM Tivoli Netcool/OMNIbus wiki page. We encourage you to continue this conversation in the OpenManage Connections for 3rd Party Console Integration Forum if you have any comments or other feedback.