TechCenter Extras

TechCenter Extras
Dell Technical solutions information on various topics, hosted on the Dell TechCenter IT community platform
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  • Media: Understanding the implementation of the PCSV Profile for console usage

    This technical white paper discusses the implementation of the Physical Computer System View (PCSV) profile on the WSMan stack of the iDRAC in the Dell PowerEdge 13 th generation servers. The white paper aims to describe the different parts of the PCSV profile and how the users and consoles can use the...
  • Media: Dell PowerEdge VRTX Networking Deployment Guide including Microsoft Lync

    This deployment guide outlines the steps of connecting the VRTX to a small business network including integration options for Dell W-Series WLAN Mobility controller. Dell PowerEdge VRTX is designed to empower Remote Office/Branch Office (ROBO) and Small and Medium Business (SMB) with the connectivity...
  • Media: PowerEdge R720 Server Configuration Profile for use with ESXi 5.5

    For a single operation to deploy your PowerEdge Server according to VMware Best Practices, the Dell Hypervisor Engineering team has built a Server Configuration Profile that can be used to configure a PowerEdge R720 for ESXi 5.5. Server Configuration Profiles can be used to configure every part of...
  • Media: Dell iDRAC Card Profile 1.3.1

    The DCIM iDRAC Card Profile describes the properties and interfaces for executing system management tasks related to the management of basic properties of iDRAC card. The profile standardizes and aggregates the description for the remote access card properties into a iDRAC view and iDRAC attribute representation...
  • Media: Dell OpenManage Mobile Best Practices

    This paper discusses best practices for setting up VPN connections, performing power functions and setting up message forwarding services from OpenManage Mobile application
  • Media: Lifecycle Controller 2 Web Services Interface Guide for Linux (Update)

    This document serves as a guideline for utilizing the functionality available from embedded Lifecycle Controller Remote Enablement Web Services. The purpose of this document is to provide information and examples for utilizing the Web services for Management (WS-Man) management protocol using Windows...
  • Media: Lifecycle Controller 2 Web Services Interface Guide for Windows (Update)

    This document serves as a guideline for utilizing the functionality available from embedded Lifecycle Controller Remote Enablement Web Services interfaces. The purpose of this document is to provide information and examples for utilizing the Web services for Management (WS-Man) management protocol using...
  • Media: Lifecycle Controller Best Practice Specification (Update)

    This document contains the detailed steps of common workflows to perform various tasks utilizing winRM or WSMAN. The PYTHON scripting language was used to provide a software development kit (SDK) for Lifecycle Controller (LC) API methods. Two primary objectives are addressed: first, that workflows documentation...
  • Media: Pre-Failure Alerts (PFAs) provided by Dell server systems management

    To help customers manage possible component issues and maintain uptime of critical business applications, Dell™ PowerEdge™ servers provide a wide range of alerts via the integrated Dell Remote Access Controller with Lifecycle Controller technology (iDRAC). PowerEdge servers with iDRAC monitor...
  • Media: RAID And Storage Configuration using RACADM Commands in iDRAC7

    This Dell white paper describes the tasks to be performed in configuring RAID and storage devices using RACADM commands.
  • Media: Importing iDRAC License Using Lifecycle Controller

    This Dell Technical White Paper describes the tasks to update an iDRAC license from Lifecycle Controller on the 12th generation servers of Dell. Topics covered: Import Server License View License Information Import License via USB Import License via Network Share iDRAC Licensing
  • Media: iDRAC Certificate installation using RACADM

    This white paper provides details about generation of iDRAC certificate that includes signing and adding the signed certificate to the trusted store on management stations using RACADM command line interface (CLI).
  • Media: Dell Lifecycle Controller Part Replacement White Paper

    There are occasions when an IT administrator needs to replace a non‐functional hardware component in the server and reconfigure the same firmware and/or configuration settings on the replaced part. Replacing the card is simple and straight‐forward; however, restoring the configuration settings and...
  • Media: Operating Systems Deployment using iSCSI or FCOE LUN

    This Dell Technical White Paper provides steps to explain thedeployment of OS on iSCSI & FCoE LUN on the 12th generation servers of Dell on the LifeCycle Controller 2. This whitepaper describes installing, enabling, and configuring for Internet Small Computer System Interface (iSCSI), and Fibre...
  • Media: Configuring BIOS and NIC Using RACADM through Dell iDRAC

    Configuring BIOS and NIC Using RACADM ( Remote Access Controller Admin command line interface) through Dell iDRAC Update BIOS and firmware out-of-band using the WSMAN protocol and DTK but this does not support the most common interfaces used with iDRAC7 (Web interface and Command Line Interface)...
  • Media: Web Service Eventing Support for iDRAC7 1.30.30 and later versions

    The WS-Eventing Specification defines a protocol for a client service (subscriber) to register interest (subscription) with a server web service (event source) in receiving the messages containing the server’s events (notifications or event messages). Clients interested in receiving the WS-Eventing...
  • Media: How to perform iDRAC firmware downgrade using Lifecycle Controller Remote Services

    How to perform iDRAC firmware downgrade using Lifecycle Controller Remote Services
  • Media: Configuration XML Workflows [iDRAC 1.5x.yy and prior]

    With Lifecycle Controller 2 version 1.2, a snapshot of server configuration can be generated in XML format with an "Export Server Configuration" operation. Any configuration changes can be specified via XML and can be applied to one or more systems via the "Import Server Configuration"...
  • Media: OMSA/OMSS to iDRAC7 SNMP-Gets Migration Guide

    Executive summary Traditionally, the one-to-many consoles that monitoed several servers using SNMP required installing host-agents like OMSA/OMSS. Starting with the release of iDRAC7 firmware, consoles can gather server/storage inventory without the need to install host-agents. This paper contains...
  • Media: iDRAC Lifecycle Controller Script Upload Agreement

    The following agreement applies to iDRAC Lifecycle Controller scripts posted at Dell TechCenter. The license is based on the permissive free software "Modified BSD license". --- I accept and agree to the following terms and conditions for my contributions to this Webpage (“Contributions”...
  • Media: Auto-Discovery Network Setup Specification

    The Dell Auto-Discovery Network Setup Specification (DCIM2003) was prepared by Dell Enterprise Product Group Engineering. The Auto-Discovery feature enables the remote provisioning of servers out-of-the-box without the need for an individual setup of every server. The information in this specification...
  • Media: Scripting WS-MAN Firmware Updates

    This paper describes how to automate firmware inventory and updates through a secure and standards-based Web Services-Management (WS-MAN) service on Dell™ PowerEdge™ servers with Integrated Dell Remote Access Controller with Lifecycle Controller (iDRAC).
  • Media: WinRM scripts described in the Web Services Interface Guide for Windows

    Provides batch file examples for utilizing the Web services for Management (WS-Man) management protocol using Windows WinRM command line utilities Supporting document below: http://en.community.dell.com/techcenter/extras/m/white_papers/20066174.aspx
  • Media: Part Replacement using iDRAC with Lifecycle Controller

    Part Replacement (PR) is a licensed feature that provides automatic firmware and/or configuration updates when an old part or component is replaced by a new part of the same type. This feature reduces the amount of manual effort required to reapply the configuration and firmware to a replacement part...
  • Media: PowerShell iDRAC - psDcim System Info

    psDcim is a collection of PowerShell cmdlets that retrieves and operates on systems management data through the Remote Services API on a server system equipped with Lifecycle Controller in iDRAC. Reference: DCIM System Info Profile Version: 1.0.0 See Also psDcim HOME Library of DCIM P...