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  • Blog Post: How do you find features available in WSMAN ?

    This post authored by Chris A. Poblete - Dell Engineering. As I said in my earlier entry , I’ll be giving you some insight in some of the ways you might use WSMAN with the PowerEdge 11G server’s iDRAC6. In this entry, I’ll cover how you may discover features available in WSMAN...
  • Blog Post: Texas Linux Fest 2012

    Last month, many Texas Linux aficionados converged on San Antonio for two days of Texas Linux Fest . This was my first time attending TLF, and I'm happy to say that the organizers put on a great event. There were clearly some heavy themes this year. The first day was filled mostly with Chef 101...
  • Blog Post: All Quiet on the Virtualization Front

    It has been a while since my last post; but there’s been good reasons for the delay. I’ve been working with Dell partners- Microsoft , VMware and Veeam on performance and usability related studies and Scalent to understand how they integrate into Dell’s solution stacks. Areas encompassed...
  • Blog Post: Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5.9 on Dell PowerEdge servers (Features and Native drivers)

    Red Hat has recently announced the availability of Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5.9 (RHEL 5.9) Operating System. RHEL 5.9 includes the support for new hardware, driver updates and bug fixes. For detailed information, please refer to RHEL 5.9 release notes . Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5.9 has been validated...
  • Blog Post: SUSE Enterprise Linux 11 Service Pack3 support on Dell PowerEdge servers

    SUSE has announced the availability of SUSE Linux Enterprise 11 Service Pack 3 (SLES11 SP3) Operating System recently SLES11 SP3 includes new hardware support, driver updates and bug fixes. For detailed information, please refer to SLES11 SP3 release notes SUSE Enterprise Linux 11 Service Pack3...
  • Blog Post: OpenManage Essentials Open Eval Available for Download

    The following was authored by Rob Cox, part of Dell’s OpenManage Systems Management console team. We are happy to be rolling out our new “one-to-many” Systems Management Console to you this week. Open Manage Essentials is an easy-to-install and easy-to-use console for basic hardware...
  • Blog Post: WSMAN for Remote Management of Dell PowerEdge 11G servers

    The following was written by Chris A. Poblete I’m a software engineer in the Enterprise Product Group developing systems management software for Dell servers. WSMAN is the latest interface added to Dell’s enterprise remote server management that is open and based on standards. A resounding...
  • Blog Post: UEFI Aware OS Deployment on Dell PowerEdge Servers using Unified Server Configurator

    This post authored by Bhaskar Mukkamala Dell Server Engineering Team. What makes Dell PowerEdge servers different? Dell PowerEdge® Servers are shipped with Unified Server Configurator that is enabled with Lifecycle Controller. Lifecycle Controller is a UEFI standard compliant Pre-OS deployment utility...
  • Blog Post: Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5.8 Support on Dell PowerEdge servers

    Posted on behalf of Gireesha US from Dell Linux Engineering Team. Red Hat has announced the availability of Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL) 5.8 Operating System on Feb 2012, which includes driver updates, bug fixes and support for new hardware. For detailed information, please refer to RHEL 5.8 release...
  • Blog Post: Quick Steps For Updating System Software (BIOS & Other Firmware) Along With Linux OS Installation Using Kickstart File

    This blog post is authored by Ravi A from Dell Change Management team. A Dell system uses system software (BIOS and other firmware such as RAID controller firmware, PCIe-SSD firmware, Network Card Interface (NIC) firmware etc.) and required Linux operating system. General practice is to first install...
  • Blog Post: Developing Dell’s Simplified Setup

    The following post was written by Dell Engineering's David Waggoner. OS deployment can be a long, painful process filled with various roadblocks and dead-ends, especially for those who don’t have the need or desire for an automated infrastructure . Just choosing one of the various options...
  • Blog Post: Faster Operating System deployment on Dell PowerEdge Servers than competitors. How did we get there with Lifecycle Controller?

    This post Authored by Bhaskar Mukkamala - Dell Server Engineering Dell Unified Server Configurator enabled with Lifecycle Controller is a single interface for complete system deployment. It provides interface for firmware updates, hardware configuration, RAID management and native deployment of Operating...
  • Blog Post: IPMI-KCS Interrupt Support on 12G Servers on Linux OSes

    Posted on behalf of Srinivas Gowda from Dell Linux Engineering Team Dell recently announced 12 th Generation PowerEdge Servers . It supports host of new features and Hardware. One such hardware feature is to use KCS interrupts for IPMI communication from Linux OS to Baseboard Management Controller...
  • Blog Post: Server Deployment Made Easy

    This post authored by Elie Jreij - Dell PowerEdge Server Engineering With Dell’s 11 th generation servers , you can deploy a new server by simply connecting AC power and network cable. Lifecycle Controller will take care of the rest. Lifecycle Controller (LC) is one of the advanced...
  • Blog Post: Announcing the release of Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6.4 on Dell PowerEdge servers

    Dell has announced the release of Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL) 6.4 on Dell PowerEdge servers Starting June, 2013 The RHEL6.4 will have Dell OpenManage 7.3 support The RHEL 6.4 will be offered as a Factory Installed Operating System on Dell PowerEdge servers Red Hat Enterprise...
  • Blog Post: Dell OpenManage Connection for IBM Tivoli Netcool/OMNIbus

    The following post was authored by Ashutosh Engg, Manager for Dell connection for HP/IBM/CA products. Dell OpenManage Connection for IBM Tivoli Netcool/OMNIbus With the release of Dell OpenManage Connection v1.0 for IBM Tivoli Netcool/OMNIbus 7.3.1, Datacenter customers who use Netcool/OMNIbus...
  • Blog Post: Dell Integration with Nagios Core and Nagios XI

    This article explains about monitoring of PowerEdge 12G servers using an agent-free, out-of-band mode, via Integrated Dell Remote Access Controller 7 (iDRAC7) in customer’s environment managed by Nagios Core and Nagios XI consoles. By using out-of-band management, IT administrators no longer need...
  • Blog Post: Dell TechCenter Rockstar Interview #14: Shawn Cannon

    I n this interview series we will introduce IT Professionals selected for this year’s Dell TechCenter (DTC) Rockstar Program. This program recognizes independent experts, Dell customers and employees for their significant positive impact on Dell TechCenter, blogs and social media when discussing...