Dell OpenManage and ESXi 6.0 Integration

Install OpenManage on ESX 5.1 to 6.0:
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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: http://de.community.dell.com/techcenter/extras/w/wiki/1490.dell-openmanage-server-administrator-for-esxi-6-x-and-older
 
Install OpenManage onto ESXi:
Connect via SSH into ESXi and run these commands
cd /tmp
wget http://ftp.euro.dell.com/FOLDER02867568M/1/OM-SrvAdmin-Dell-Web-8.1.0-1518.VIB-ESX60i_A00.zip
chmod 777 OM-SrvAdmin-Dell-Web-8.1.0-1518.VIB-ESX60i_A00.zip
esxcli software vib install –d OM-SrvAdmin-Dell-Web-8.1.0-1518.VIB-ESX60i_A00.zip
rm OM-SrvAdmin-Dell-Web-8.1.0-1518.VIB-ESX60i_A00.zip
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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: http://www.dell.com/support/contents/us/en/19/article/Product-Support/Self-support-Knowledgebase/enterprise-resource-center/Enterprise-Tools/dell-system-e-support-tool
 
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 10.10.10.1 -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: http://www.dell.com/support/home/us/en/19/Drivers/DriversDetails?driverId=20V28
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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