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OpenManage Integration for VMware vCenter

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OpenManage Integration for VMware vCenter

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What's new? Videos
Features Whitepapers
Manuals Downloads
Other Resources

What is the OpenManage Integration for VMware vCenter?

The OpenManage Integration for VMware vCenter (OMIVV) is designed to streamline the management processes in your data center environment by allowing you to use VMware vCenter to manage your entire server infrastructure - both physical and virtual. From monitoring system level information, bubbling up system alerts for action in vCenter, rolling out firmware updates to an ESXi cluster, to bare metal deployment, the OpenManage Integration will expand and enrich your data center management experience with Dell PowerEdge servers.

OpenManage Integration for VMware vCenter - Value proposition

Getting started

To download a free 5 host, 90 day evaluation appliance for version 3.0, please click here. The following video steps through the installation process:



What's new?

June 17, 2015 - v3.0 Release

•    Support for vSphere v6.0
•    Enhanced resources for the OMIVV virtual appliance
•    Requires new OVF deployment, compatible with v2.x licensing

OMIVV Features

Features Description
Inventory Detail Complete PowerEdge Server Details
• Memory - quantity and type
• NIC
• PSU
• Processors
• RAC
• Warranty info
• Server and cluster-level view

M1000e and VRTX Chassis Details
• Chassis Management Controller information
• Chassis power supply
• KVM status
• Fan / thermal details
• Warranty Info
• View of empty switch / server slots
BIOS and Firmware Update Deployment Cluster level BIOS and Firmware BIOS and firmware updates inside vCenter
• Baselines and Templates
• Updates staged from VMware vCenter
Built-in Deployment Wizard Dell Servers Show up as a Bare Metal Server
• Set configs of BIOS and Firmware updates

Profile Settings and Template
• RAID
• Server Name
• IP Address

Hypervisor Templates for ESXi 5.0 and higher releases
(ESX and ESXi v4.1 supported in OMIVV v2.x)
Alerts Control the level of alert remediation
• Set notification and manual approval requirements
• Allow the tool to automatically remediate
Online warranty info Server Warranty Info via VMware vCenter
• Service Provider
• Warranty Type
• Service Dates on Server or Cluster Level
Cluster Level Awareness Overview of Dell Servers
• High Level Summary
• Expanded View
• Firmware
• Warranty
• Power
• Reporting - sortable, filterable, and exportable to CSV

OMIVV Downloads

New! 3.0
2.3.1
2.3
2.2
2.1
2.0
1.7
1.6
1.5.1
1.5

OMIVV Manuals

New! 3.0
2.3.1
2.3
2.2
2.1
2.0
(Under the name Dell Management Plug-in for VMware vCenter)
1.7
1.6
1.5.1
1.5

Additional Videos

Features Overview
Chassis integration setup
Chassis information deep dive

Whitepapers

Technical overview
How licensing works
Migrating from v1.6 / 1.7 to v2.x
How to connect servers
Generating reports
How to use bare-metal server discovery
Hypervisor deployment
Using Dell Repository Manager with OMIVV
How to do firmware updates
How to update using a local update directory

Other Resources

OpenManage Integration for VMware vCenter on Dell.com

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Comments
  • When will the 1.5 update be released for the auto-update functionality from 1.0.1?

    linux.dell.com/.../latest

    It is available now.  If you do not see it try changing the repository to linux.dell.com/.../latest-greatest

  • does the plugin in the vCenter Client get updated?  It still shows '1.0.1 U1' after updating through the admin portal.

  • I see there is a new update 1.6.0.34, any info on this ?

    (is this compatible with vcenter 5.1 ?)

  • Ok found the release notes and 5.1 is supported :

    support.dell.com/.../index.htm

  • when will vCenter 6 be supported?

  • ^ this...

    Any update on vSphere 6 support?  I know GA was last month, and the Dell Custom ESXi 6 image has been released...please tell me this isn't too far behind?

  • This is a great page...   but where do I actually DOWNLOAD it?

    There is no download link, or instructions on where and how to get the OVF

  • Hi there, i recently downloaded the latest version of DMPVV v3.0, I created a connection profile for our blade server, it connect correctly to the host esxi 5.5 U2 layer but when trying to connect to the drac, it fails. I saw in the troubleshooting site: www.dell.com/.../SLN163772

    So i can check if the dmpvv can acces the drac ip

    That you can logon to the console as readonly with admin password, this doesn't work

    Our idrac is in a different subnet, then the host, the older version of the dmpvv then dell-management-plugin worked fine with this set up,

    can anyone help me?