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Dell OpenManage Connection for IBM Tivoli Netcool/OMNIbus allows Dell devices to send and receive alerts to and from the IBM Tivoli Netcool/OMNIbus server.  It also supports one-to-one element management console launch following Dell device alerts and Dell Tools launch from the OMNIbus console in order to perform troubleshooting, configuration and management activities.

Product features

  • Monitoring of alerts from Dell Servers, Dell Remote Access Controllers, Workstations, Chassis, Storage arrays, and Network Switches
  • Provides agent-free, out-of-band monitoring by leveraging iDRAC with Lifecycle Controller
  • Correlates alert automatically to focus on the current outstanding problems only, thus helping in quicker fault detection and resolution
  • Configuration or management of Dell devices by launching Dell one-to-one and one-to-many console solutions directly from Netcool/OMNIbus console


Key new features in this release

  • Support for IBM Tivoli Netcool/OMNIbus 8.1
  • Monitor alerts from the Dell OEM Servers.
  • Monitor alerts from Dell Datacenter Scalable Servers (DSS)
  • Trap correlation support for the following devices:
    • Dell OEM Servers
    • Dell Datacenter Scalable Servers (DSS)
    • Integrated Dell Remote Access Controller 8 (iDRAC8)
    • Dell PowerEdge VRTX Chassis
    • Dell PowerEdge FX2 Chassis
  • SNMP v3 trap support for Integrated Dell Remote Access Controller 7 (iDRAC7), iDRAC8, Dell Enterprise Switches (M-Series, C-Series, S-Series, and Z-Series) and N-Series switches
  • Support for the following Dell OEM Server specific one-to-one console launches from the generated alerts:
    • Dell Server Administrator console
    • Dell Server Administrator Web Server console
    • Dell Remote Access Controller console
    • Server Trap destination Configuration console
  • Support for the following Dell OEM Server specific one-to-many console launches from the generated alerts:
    • OpenManage Essential (OME) console
    • Dell Connections License Manager (DCLM) console.
  • Support to view Dell warranty information of the Dell device from the event context


Business benefits

  • Protects existing investment in IBM Tivoli Netcool/OMNIbus 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 time to maintain, monitor and troubleshoot any issue in hardware infrastructure
  • Helps make informed and rapid decisions impacting the availability of data center resources

Note: Dell OpenManage Connection for IBM Tivoli Netcool/OMNIbus is available as a software download offered at no charge for customers.


Supported Dell devices

  • Dell PowerEdge Servers (10th Generation to 13th Generation)
  • Dell OEM servers
  • Dell Precision Rack Workstations
  • 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 Storage Devices
    • Dell Compellent Storage Arrays
    • Dell EqualLogic PS-Series Storage Arrays
    • Dell PowerVault MD Storage Arrays
    • Dell PowerVault NX Storage Arrays (10th Generation to 12th Generation)
  • Dell Chassis
    • Dell PowerEdge VRTX
    • Dell PowerEdge M1000e
  • Dell Network Switches
    • M-Series Switches
    • S-Series Switches
    • Z-Series Switches
    • C-Series Switches
    • N-Series Switches
    • W-Series Switches


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  • Overview of Dell OpenManage Connection version 2.2 for IBM Tivoli Netcool/OMNIbus