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Overview:

Dell OpenManage Connection for IBM Tivoli Network Manager (ITNM) IP Edition enables customers to monitor Dell devices in a data center or IT environment managed by ITNM IP Edition console. It provides features to discover the Dell devices and monitor their overall health periodically. It also supports SNMP traps of Dell devices for quicker fault detection, and allows an administrator to launch a specific Dell element management console to perform troubleshooting, configuration and management activities.

Key Product Features:

  • Discovery, Classification and Monitoring of Dell PowerEdge Servers, Integrated Dell Remote Access Controllers (iDRACs), Dell Modular Infrastructure, Dell OEM Servers, Workstation, Dell 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 together with Dell OpenManage Connection for IBM Tivoli Netcool/OMNIbus
  • Link and Launch 1:1 element management consoles as well as 1:Many Dell consoles and tools directly from ITNM console to perform further troubleshooting, configuration or management activities
  • Associates Dell devices (blade servers/storage/switches) to a specific system chassis for easy system identification and enhanced blade server management
  • Periodic monitoring of Dell Connections License Manager (DCLM) for license availability (applicable only for out-of-band server monitoring)

What’s new in this release:

  • Support for IBM Tivoli Network Manager (ITNM) IP Edition version 4.1.1
  • Discovery and Monitoring of the following Dell devices:
    • Dell OEM Servers
    • Dell Datacenter Scalable Solutions (DSS)
  • Link & Launch of following Dell OEM Server specific 1:1 consoles:
    • Dell OpenManage Server Administrator (OMSA) console
    • Dell OpenManage Server Administrator (OMSA) Web console
    • Integrated Dell Remote Access Controller (iDRAC) console
  • Link & Launch of following Dell OEM Server specific 1:Many consoles:
    • Dell OpenManage Essentials (OME) console
    • Dell OpenManage Power Center (OMPC) console
    • Dell Connection License Manager (DCLM) console
  • Support new version of Warranty APIs for retrieving the HW warranty information

Key Business Benefits:

  • Protects existing investment in IBM Tivoli Network Manager IP Edition product by easily integrating and monitoring 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

Product Licensing & SKUs:

Dell OpenManage Connection for IBM Tivoli Network Manager IP Editiion is available as a Software download offered FREE to customers who elect monitoring Dell PowerEdge servers (10G through 13G) and Workstations via in-band (OMSA agent installed in the Operating System) method.

Customers who want to take advantage of Agent-free, Out-of-Band server management via iDRAC with LC, need to 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.

Licensing SKUs:

DescriptionABU SKUEMEA SKUAPJ SKU
Dell OpenManage Connection for ITNM IP Edition, 1 Node 634-0127 529-10167 529-10147
Dell OpenManage Connection for ITNM IP Edition, Up to 100 Nodes 634-0126 529-10169 529-10149
Dell OpenManage Connection for ITNM IP Edition, Up to 250 Nodes 634-0125 529-10168 529-10148
Dell OpenManage Connection for ITNM IP Edition, Unlimited Nodes 634-0124 529-10170 529-10150

For additional information, please contact a Dell Sales Representative.

Supported Dell Devices:

  • Dell PowerEdge Servers (10th Generation to 13th Generation)
  • Dell Datacenter Scalable Solutions (DSS)
  • Dell OEM Servers
  • Dell Remote Access Controllers (DRACs):
    • 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 Arrays:
    • 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 Modular Infrastructure:
    • Dell PowerEdge VRTX
    • Dell PowerEdge M1000e
    • Dell PowerEdge FX2/FX2s
  • Dell Network Switch Devices:
    • M-Series
    • C-Series
    • S-Series
    • Z-Series
    • N-Series
    • N-Series

Product Download:

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Dell OpenManage Connection for ITNM v3.0 (latest)

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Dell OpenManage Connection for ITNM v2.0

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Dell OpenManage Connection for ITNM v1.0

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Videos:

  • Overview of Dell OpenManage Connection version 2.0 for IBM Tivoli Network Manager IP Edition