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TechCenter Extras
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  • 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: Scripting WS-Man to Deploy OS using vFlash to Stage and Boot to ISO Image

    In this document, you will learn how to use the vFlash available on iDRAC to perform operating system deployment. This document details how: • Display Partitions on vFlash. • Download an ISO image from a network share to vFlash. • Boot to the ISO image from vFlash. • Detach...
  • Media: Lifecycle Controller 2 Web Services Interface Guide for Windows

    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: 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: Updating BIOS on Dell 12G PowerEdge Servers

    Customers using the 12th generation Dell PowerEdge Servers have a variety of ways to update the system BIOS. Customers can use any of the following methods, based on their needs and environment.  Executing the BIOS DUP (Dell Update Package) from the operating system (OS)  Using the DOS-based...
  • Media: Server Profile Import and Export

    Server profile import and export is a cutting-edge feature of Lifecycle Controller that allows users and field technicians to fully capture and restore BIOS and firmware in any system state—including bare metal or system down. This capability provides an automatic one-touch solution for hardware...
  • Media: Scripting vFlash Partition Management

    vFlash is an iDRAC with Lifecycle Controller feature that helps automate server deployment and management by providing a comprehensive set of storage management functions that make the best use of the vFlash storage space. This paper describes the interface (WS-Man) used to manage vFlash storage from...
  • Media: Scripting WSMAN to Deploy OS using Remote ISO Image to Stage and Boot

    In this document, you will learn how to: (A) Attach Network ISO image to host OS as Emulated USB Device for immediate one-time boot. (B) Detach Emulated USB Device from (A). (C) Retrieve the Job Status of the attached image. (D) Attach Network ISO image to host OS as Emulated USB Device for...
  • Media: WSMAN API Changes in 12G Platforms

    This paper is a MUST-READ for system administrators who have been using scripts for remote management of Dell PowerEdge servers. This paper describes important changes from previous generations of Dell servers and is intended as a guide for system administrators to update existing scripts to effectively...
  • Media: WSMAN License and Privilege Specification

    The WSMAN License and Privilege Specification encompasses all the license and privilege information that is required to utilizes the Web Services for Management (WS-Man) API provided by the integrated Dell Remote Access Controller (iDRAC7) with Lifecycle Controller 2.0 (LC2). The Lifecycle Controller...
  • Media: Lifecycle Controller 2 Web Services Interface Guide for Linux

    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: This Dell technical white paper provides information about hardware and firmware Inventory build details.

    Key server management decisions are made based on the system’s software and hardware inventory. The system administrator can query for the current software and hardware inventory and compare that with the latest hardware/firmware versions to decide if an upgrade is required. Upgraded hardware/firmware...
  • Media: Overview of vFlash features of iDRAC with Lifecycle Controller

    This paper provides an overview of vFlash, an iDRAC with Lifecycle Controller feature that helps automate deployment and management of the server. It is one of the three-part vFlash-related white papers. vFlash is an SD card on the server’s front panel and it is connected to and controlled by...