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Growing networks can be a headache for today’s IT organizations. Keeping track of the devices in your network and how they relate to each other and to other parts of your infrastructure can be difficult and time consuming. OMNM is designed to make it easier to manage heterogeneous network environments, monitor, configure, automate, push mass group updates of your Dell, Cisco, HP, Arista, Juniper, Aruba, Brocade, SonicWALL Security devices and thousands more network devices.
Dell Networking OpenManage Network Manager (OMNM) is a Centralized Management Solution for Dell networking and also provides support for the following features and functionality from a high level overview: Entire Dell Networking Portfolio (includes Campus, Branch, Mobility, Data Center, OpenNetworking) Switching Devices, Thousands of Multi-vendor Device Support, Multi-tenant, High Availability/Disaster Recovery, 25 - 20,000 to Unlimited Device Support, SonicWALL Security Support, Automation/Scripting, Group Operations, Containers, OpenNetworking Support, SDN support, Cumulus Support, Servers, Routers, UPs, Wireless Support (ALL Dell Networking W-Series Controllers, IAP, APs including firmware upgrades, Scripting, Backups, Recovery, Restore, Reporting, Network Topology and Performance Monitoring to wireless devices), and anything that is SNMP enabled within a Network or DataCenter infrastructure). All these features and functionality are available today in OpenManage Network Managers (OMNM) latest release.
Unify your network element management and simplify deployment of Dell and third-party networking environments with a rich suite of tools available in OMNM, an integrated management console for all your important network management functions.
OpenManage Network Managers (OMNM) centralized management solution for Dell networking environments provides discovery, configuration management, monitoring and reporting for the entire Dell Networking family of products and 3rd party products.
OMNM provides the following advantages:
Supported Operating System (64-bit):
Supported Web Browsers:
Key Features and Functionality in OMNM:
OMNM 6.2 SP1 includes support for:
OMNM 6.2 includes support for:
Get / Stay in Compliance
Utilize Your Network Assets
Supported Dell Networking Switches:
Dell SonicWALL Security Devices:
For a comprehensive list of all Multi-Vendor 3rd Party Devices OMNM Supports, including (Cisco, HP, Juniper, Brocade, Alcatel-Lucent, Aruba and more), Please contact your Dell Representative for a complete list of all supported devices.
To download a Free 30 DayTrial of OMNM 6.2 SP1 with support for up to twenty-five (25) Multi-Vendor Devices including Dell Networking Devices please visit: https://marketing.dell.com/omnmfreetrial.
Dell OpenManage Network Manager 6.2 User Guide
Dell OpenManage Network Manager 6.2 Installation Guide
Dell OpenManage Network Manager 6.2 VM Installation Guide
Dell OpenManage Network Manager 6.2 Quick Start For Single Install Guide
Dell OpenManage Network Manager 6.2 Release Notes
Dell OpenManage Network Manager 6.2 3rd Party Device & OS Support List
Dell OpenManage Network Manager 6.2 Spec Sheet
Dell Networking OMNM Traffic Flow Analyzer (TFA) Spec Sheet
Austin City Limits Music Festival_Public OMNM Case Study.pdf
OpenManage Network Manager Fast, efficient management of expanding network environments
Dell Networking OMNM TechTalk Basic Windows Install - On this installment of Dell Networking OMNM TechTalk we're going back to the basics! We'll show you how to complete a basic Windows install of your Dell OpenManage Network Manager and get you up and running in minutes!
Dell OMNM Tech Talk: Automatic Port Configuration In this session of Dell Networking Tech Talk you will see a new feature that allows a user to plug into an access port and be auto configured for the appropriate vlan. This feature is called Automatic Port Configuration. Features in this demo include Events/Alarms Event Processing Rule and Actions/ACLi.
Dell Networking OMNM TechTalk TFA - In this installment of Dell Networking OMNM TechTalk, see how to increase network utilization and performance with a deep feature look at Traffic Flow analyzer (TFA).
Dell Networking OMNM TechTalk - Setting Functional Permissions For Flexible Security User Management
Dell Networking OMNM TechTalk License Discovery Settings
Dell Networking OMNM TechTalk ACLI
Dell Networking OMNM TechTalk - How to install OMNM Virtual Appliance
Dell Networking OMNM TechTalk - LDAP
Dell OpenManage Network Manager TechTalk - Group Operations
Dell OpenManage Network Manager TechTalks - Automation Framework:
Dell OpenManage Network Manager Toolkit: How to view details in a new browser window:
Dell OpenManage Network Manager Toolkit: How to upload device OS firmware images:
Dell OpenManage Network Manager Toolkit: How to display resources by organization:
Dell OpenManage Network Manager Toolkit: Run a Configuration Backup
Dell OpenManage Network Manager Toolkit: Discover a New Device
Dell OpenManage Network Manager Toolkit: Create an Inventory Asset Report
Dell OpenManage Network Manager Toolkit: Schedule Tasks
Dell OpenManage Network Manager Toolkit: Set File Servers for Backup, Restore and Deployment
Dell OpenManage Network Manager Toolkit: Suspend Activity During Maintenance
Dell OpenManage Network Manager Toolkit: Create New Pages and Customize Dashboard
Dell OpenManage Network Manager Toolkit: Chat Overview
Dell OpenManage Network Manager Toolkit: Display Data on Top N Page
Dell OpenManage Network Manager Toolkit: Create Multiple Users/Permissions
Dell Networking OpenManage Network Manager (OMNM) Full Demo:
Dell OpenManage Network Manager
Frequently Asked Questions
2. How much does OMNM cost?
a. Dell Networking OpenManage Network Manager (OMNM) 1 year pricing can be found on our main Dell website.
b. Customers must purchase Dell Networking OpenManage Network Manager (OMNM) directly from Dell.
4. What devices can be managed with OMNM?
a. OMNM will allow you to manage all Dell Networking devices including Dell Networking Force10 , Dell Networking PowerConnect switches, Dell Networking W-Series wireless controllers, access points and instant access points. SonicWALL, Brocade, Juniper, Aruba, etc... See the Release Notes for a complete list of supported devices. (OMNM can manage any device that is SNMP enabled).
b. OMNM 6.2 SP1 provides Multi-vendor support for thousands of 3rd Party Devices.
5. How many devices can OMNM manage?
a. The total number of devices that can be managed by one OMNM server will vary depending on the size and configuration of the server on which OMNM is deployed (see the OMNM User Guide for server sizing guidelines) and on the specific OMNM features in use. However, as a rule of thumb, a fully configured OMNM server can support up to about 20,000+ thousand devices. Use of resource-intensive features such as Traffic Flow Analysis will reduce that number somewhat. OMNM 6.2 SP1 currently support the following device counts: 25, 50, 100, 175, 300, 500, 1000, 2000, 2500, 3000, 5000, 7500, 10,000, Unlimited and HA.
6. What about customer installations with more devices than a single OMNM server can support?
a. Customers with very large configurations have a few different options.
b. Dell S&P also sells other network management products that can also support larger environments from Dell partners such as SolarWinds, NetScout and Entuity.c. Contact your Dell sales representative for more information.
7. What can OMNM do from a management perspective?
a. OMNM is a network management system (NMS) that provides a Centralized Network Management Solution, configuration management, performance monitoring, traffic analysis, events, scripting, automation, alarms, compliance management and management of Dell and other 3rd party vendors networking devices. It is a web based tool with a wide variety of user configurable functionality and capabilities. With advanced features such as group operations, configuration backup and restore, firmware management, reporting, scheduling, traffic flow analysis, and configuration audit capabilities, OMNM will enable you to get control of your network.
8. What are the system requirements to install OMNM?
a. You must install the following or have at least the minimum versions installed on your server:Supported Web Browsers:1. Chrome (version 41 and above)2. Safari (version 8 and above)3. Firefox (version 37 and above)4. Internet Explorer (version 11 and above)
Supported Operating System (64bit):1. MSFT Window 20122. Windows Server 2008 R23. Microsoft Windows Server 2012 (64bit), 2008 (64-bit)
For more information, please see the OMNM 6.2 SP1 User Guide, Chapter 1. Getting Started with Dell OpenManage Network Manager.
9. Is training for OMNM available?
a. Yes, there is custom OMNM training being offered by Dell DES.
b. There is an OMNM S&P training option offered by our Dell OEM Partner. Contact your Sales Representative to obtain a quote for onsite or remote OMNM training.
c. There are a series of demonstrations shown on this website that detail various functionality within the product. Please work with your Dell Rep. to attend our OMNM training class.
10. Are there any demos that show OMNM in action?
a. There are a series of demonstrations shown on this website that detail various functionality within the product.
b. You can also contact your Dell Representative to have them demo OMNM.
11. If a customer needs to add more capacity where do they purchase upgrades?
a. Unlike with OMNM legacy, these licenses are not cumulative. In other words, if the user needs to support 150 nodes, he/she has to buy the 150-node subscription. Important to discuss future network expansion plans for the term of the subscription, purchase for growth, these licenses are not cumulative.
12. How can the customer get access to previous OMNM licenses if they lost them?
a. Contact your Dell sales representative.
How does the license work for stacked Switches? It does not matter or is count 1 license for the stack?