Dell OpenManage and ESXi 6.0 Integration

Install OpenManage on ESX 5.1 to 6.0:
Check to see whether OpenManage is already installed:
esxcli software vib list
If OpenManage is not installed, obtain the link to the correct VIB package:
Install OpenManage onto ESXi:
Connect via SSH into ESXi and run these commands
cd /tmp
chmod 777
esxcli software vib install –d
Turn on CIM service and SSH on the ESX server:
Vsphere Client >> Configuration >> Security Profile >> click Properties on the Services section >> select CIM Server >> click Options >> select “Start and stop with host” >> OK >> Repeat for the SSH service >> Ensure CIM Service and SSH is allowed through the ESX firewall
Install DSET Collector on a remote computer:
Download and install from this link:
Run DSET Collector from the client:
On a client computer running Windows 7 >> Start >>  All Programs >> DSET >> right-click DSET CLI, run as Administrator >> type in command: dellsysteminfo.exe -s -u root -n root/dcim/sysman >> press enter >> wait for the report to generate and dumped onto the existing user’s desktop
Install Dell OpenManage Server Administrator (OMSA) Managed Node
Download and install the driver from this link:
Create a short-cut to use Internet Explorer to open the link, such as: “C:\Program Files\Internet Explorer\iexplore.exe” https://localhost:1311
Use the newly created short-cut to connect to the remote Dell Server to administer its hardware and firmware

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