What is the M1000e?
The M1000e is Dell’s foundation for a blade server solution. It provides the infrastructure (industry-leading power & cooling, networking and blade manageability) for companies who choose to deploy blade-based server solutions. Its components include:
Multi Chassis Management Enhancements
OpenManage Power Center enabled to manage server power
Firmware update of server component(s) acrossmultiple servers in the chassis using Lifecycle Controller
Extended Non-Volatile (persistent) Storage,using 2 GB Secure Digital (SD) media in the CMC card slot(s)
Support for remote system management and monitoring using a Web interface, iKVM, or Telnet/SSH connection.
Support for Microsoft(R) Active Directory(R) authentication
Support for Dell OpenManage(TM) software integration
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• Capture and replicate chassis configurations through XML, based on the Chassis Configuration Profile.
• Backup or restore through XML based on chassis configuration profile.
• Create and deploy a library of Boot Identity Profiles (boot from iSCSI/SAN configurations) to enable a quick restore of workload to a spare server.
• Support for launching IOA GUI on the Homepage and I/O Module overview page.