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Dell Smart Plug-in version 4.0 for HP Operations Manager is HP Software Certified Smart Plug-in

Dell Smart Plug-in for HP Operations Manager enables the datacenter customers to monitor Dell devices in environments managed by HP Operations Manager console. Dell Smart Plug-in protects an IT organization’s existing investment in HP Operations Manager console and helps ease the integration and management of Dell devices. 

Product features

  • Classification and monitoring of Dell Servers, Remote Access Controllers, Workstation, Chassis, Storage arrays and Network Switches. 
  • Provides agent-free, out-of-band server monitoring leveraging embedded iDRAC with Lifecycle  Controller.
  • SNMP event monitoring and automatic event correlation support for quicker fault detection and resolution.
  • Launches Dell consoles directly from HP Operations Manager console (1:1 and 1:Many) to perform further troubleshooting, configuration or management activities.
  • Correlates Dell devices (blade servers/storage/switches) to a specific system chassis to help locate blades in a chassis.

What's new in this release:

  • Support for HP Operations Manager 9.0 Management Server on Microsoft Windows Server 2012 R2.
  • Monitoring of the following Dell devices:
    • Dell 13th Generation of PowerEdge servers.
    • Dell iDRAC8 devices using the Dell Connections License Manager (DCLM).
    • Dell Precision Rack Workstation.
    • Dell N-Series Network Switches.
  • Support for the following Dell device specific one-to-one consoles:
    • Dell OpenManage Switch Administrator console.
    • Dell Switch Telnet tool.
  • Support for one-to-many Dell OpenManage Network Manager (OMNM) console.
  • View warranty information for new devices.
  • Auto-correlation of SNMP traps for N-Series, M-Series, S-Series and Z-Series switches.
  • Support to upgrade from previous version (Version 3.0 and Version 4.0) to the new version.

Business Benefits

  • Protects existing investment in HP Operations Manager product to easily integrate and monitor Dell hardware within customer’s infrastructure.
  • Improves operational efficiency and flexibility in managing large heterogeneous data center environment.
  • Increases productivity by reducing the time to maintain, monitor and troubleshoot any issue in hardware infrastructure.
  • Helps make informed and rapid decisions impacting  the availability of data center resources. 

Dell Smart Plug-in for HP Operations Manager is available as a software download offered at no charge for customers who elect monitoring Dell PowerEdge servers (10G through 13G) and Workstations through in-band (OMSA agent installed in the Operating System) method, chassis, storage and networking devices. The customers who want to take advantage of agent-free, out-of-band server management via iDRAC with LC, can purchase a license key and then use the Dell Connections License Manager (DCLM) to import those licenses in order to monitor the server nodes.  This out-of-band management technology allows IT administrators to effectively monitor Dell systems with increased availability from any location, and without the use of agents. It accomplishes this regardless of operating system or hypervisor presence or state.

Supported Dell Devices

  • Dell PowerEdge Servers (10th Generation to 13th Generation)
  • Dell Remote Access Controllers
    • Integrated Dell Remote Access Controller 8 (iDRAC8)
    • Integrated Dell Remote Access Controller 7 (iDRAC7)
    • Integrated Dell Remote Access Controller 6 (iDRAC6)
    • Dell Remote Access Controller 5 (DRAC5)
  • Dell Precision Rack Workstation
  • Dell Storage Devices
    • Dell EqualLogic PS-Series Storage Arrays
    • Dell PowerVault MD Storage Arrays
    • Dell PowerVault NX Storage Arrays (10th Generation to 12th Generation)
    • Dell Compellent Storage Arrays
  • Dell Chassis Devices
    • Dell PowerEdge VRTX
    • Dell PowerEdge M1000e
    • Dell PowerEdge FX2/FX2s
  • Dell Network Switch Devices
    • M-Series
    • S-Series
    • Z-Series
    • N-Series
    • 8000/8100 Series


Product Download 

  1. Dell Smart Plug-in Version 4.1
  2. Dell Smart Plug-in Version 4.0
  3. Dell Smart Plug-in Version 3.0
  4. Dell Smart Plug-in Version 2.1
  5. Dell Smart Plug-in Version 2.0
  6. Dell Smart Plug-in 1.1
  7. Dell Smart Plug-in 1.0

 


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Video

  • Overview of Dell Smart Plug-in Version 4.0 for HP Operations Manager Version 9.0 for Microsoft Windows

  • Installation of Dell Smart Plug-in Version 4.0 for HP Operations Manager Version 9.0 for Microsoft Windows

  • Overview of Dell Smart Plug-in Version 3.0 for HP Operations Manager Version 9.0 for Microsoft Windows