Update 12/01/2011: The new OpenManage Essentials (OME) management console replaces and improves upon ITA. You can find OME content at http://www.delltechcenter.com/OME
Dell IT Assistant (ITA) is a console for managing Dell servers, storage arrays, tape libraries, network switches, printers, and clients distributed throughout a network. Through proactive alerts and notifications, Systems Administrators gain increased control over the availability of Dell platforms from a central console. ITA is a component of the Dell OpenManage suite of products, is standards-based, and free to Dell customers.Dell IT Assistant allows for easy identification of systems experiencing problems via alerts to administrators, helping to reduce the risk of system downtime that could impact businesses. Using ITA's Web-enabled graphical user interface, systems administrators can easily monitor systems anywhere within their network.
If you are new to ITA, please visit this OpenManage / ITA quick start guide: Dell TechCenter 101 article on Systems ManagementInstalling and Troubleshooting Dell IT Assistant To find out which operating systems and browsers support ITAm please visit thisSupport Matrix for OpenManage (including IT Assistant)
For more details on Dell IT Assistant please browse the IT Assistant Manuals and Users Guide.
To get the latest version of ITA, please visit the OpenManage Download Page.
ITA Server Updates Demo with Online RepositoryBy Scott HansonDownload .WMV file ~8MBThis demo shows the new Online Repository functionality of IT Assistant to keep firmware/BIOS/drivers up to date with the latest versions that are available on the Dell.com support Web site.
Remote Microsoft® SQL Server™ Use with IT Assistant Step-by-Step - Using OpenManage ITA with a remote SQL ConnectionBy Krishna Mohan and Manoj Poonia
Introducing ITA 7 http://www.dell.com/downloads/global/power/ps3q05-20050179-Shetty.pdf Configuring IT Dell OpenManage IT Assistant to Monitor Non-Dell Servers http://www.dell.com/downloads/global/power/ps1q07-20070163-Saiprasad-OE.pdf Using IT Assistant for Effective Systems Management http://www.dell.com/downloads/global/power/ps2q07-20070238-Ramakrishnan-OE.pdf Discovering Dell/EMC Storage Devices with IT Assistant http://www.dell.com/downloads/global/power/ps2q07-20070238-Ramakrishnan-OE.pdf Remote performance monitoring with IT Assistant http://www.dell.com/downloads/global/power/ps4q06-20060326-Thathireddy-OE.pdf Monitoring and Managing Agentless Servers Using IT Assistant http://www.dell.com/downloads/global/power/ps4q06-20070158-John.pdf