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Dell OpenManage Server Administrator (OMSA) is a software agent that provides a comprehensive, one-to-one systems management solution in two ways: from an integrated, Web browser-based graphical user interface (GUI) and from a command line interface (CLI) through the operating system.
OMSA is designed so that system administrators can manage server systems both locally and remotely on a network. It also interfaces with OpenManage Essentials (OME) console, which allows for monitoring of the systems in your data center from a single interface.
Currently the OMSA agent can be installed on 32 and 64 bit versions of Windows Server and Red Hat Linux as well as Novell SUSE Linux.
[11 March 2014] Latest release v7.4 is available now and it brings lots of new features to the product:
Installation: Support for the following operating systems.
Network Interface Cards (NICs) Supports:
Added support for Dell PERC 9 controllers (H730P Adapter) with the following features
Added support for the following LSI Serial Attached SCSI (SAS) Host Bus Adapters (HBAs) on supported 12G systems:
Dell OpenManage is a set of systems management applications built using industry standard protocols and specifications. Dell OpenManage is not a product within itself, but rather a brand name for the suite of products in the portfolio. Server Administrator (OMSA) is part of OpenManage family.
You can refer various system management manuals to learn more about the Dell products.
Dell OpenManage v7.4 Documentation
For more details on previously released Server Administrator and other OpenManage products, refer the OpenManage manuals.
Server Administrator v7.4 Documentation
Refer all the below documents from the Server Administrator Manuals page.
OMSA v7.4 can be downloaded from the following links. Please refer Server Administrator Installation Guide and Support Matrix to install these packages on the supported operating system.
Configuring RAID 5 Virtual Disk using Server Administrator
OMSA Web Browser Installer
Install OMSA on Citrix XenServer
Linux SNMP Configuration + OMSA Installation for use with OpenManage Essentials
How to use Fluid Cache (v7.3 and Onwards)
Fluid Cache is a solution that creates a large-scale, low-latency cache by using PCIe-SSD. It also includes features to prevent data loss or corruption while using caching techniques to increase performance.
Virtual Disk Creation Wizard
You can create (any supported) RAID volumes in a more usable and effective approach. This video primarily showcase the user interactive pages of the same.