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Supported Dell OpenManage Systems Management Consoles: Dell PowerEdge Software Support Matrix 5.2

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Supported Dell OpenManage Systems Management Consoles

Dell™ PowerEdge™ Software Support Matrix 5.2

  Dell OpenManage IT Assistant and Supported Systems

  RACADM and Supported Systems

  BMU and Supported Systems


Dell™ OpenManage™ systems management consoles provide the necessary tools for remote or one-to-many group system management. These tools also consolidate the management applications used on management workstations.

Dell OpenManage systems management consoles tools and applications include:

  • Dell OpenManage IT Assistant

  • DRAC tools that include remote RACADM

  • BMC Management Utility

  • Microsoft® Active Directory® Snap-in Utility


Dell OpenManage IT Assistant and Supported Systems

Dell OpenManage IT Assistant provides a central point of access to monitor and manage systems on a local area network (LAN) or wide area network (WAN). By allowing an administrator a comprehensive view across the enterprise, IT Assistant can increase system uptime, automate repetitive tasks, and prevent interruption in critical business operations.

For more information on IT Assistant, see the Dell OpenManage IT Assistant User's Guide available on the Dell Support website at support.dell.com. This guide is also available on the Dell PowerEdge Documentation CD.

Supported Microsoft Windows Operating Systems for IT Assistant

Table 4-1 shows supported Microsoft Windows® operating systems for IT Assistant. An X in the operating system column indicates IT Assistant support.

Table 4-1. Supported Microsoft Windows Operating Systems for IT Assistant

 

Windows Server® 2003 x86

Windows Server 2003 x64

Windows Server 2003 IA64

Windows Small Business Server 2003

Windows Storage Server 2003 R2 x64

Windows 2000

Windows 2000 Professional

Windows XP Professional x86

Windows Unified Data Storage Server x64

Windows Vista

 

 

SP2

R2-SP2

R2-SP2

R2-SP2

R2-SP2

R2-SP2

 

R2-SP1

R2-SP1

R2

R2

R2

R2

SP4

SP4

SP4

SP2

Gold

Gold

IT Assistant

X

X

X

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

X

X

 

X

 

 

Supported Linux Operating Systems for IT Assistant

IT Assistant cannot be installed on Dell systems running Red Hat® Enterprise Linux™ or SUSE® Linux Enterprise Server operating systems. These systems can, however, launch IT Assistant through supported browsers (Mozilla® version 1.7.3 and later, and Firefox® version 1.0.1 or later).


RACADM and Supported Systems

RACADM is a command-line utility that enables administrators to configure and replicate settings across multiple Dell remote access controllers (RACs). The RACADM utility supports operations through the use of command-line parameters, switches, and a configuration file that contains all data required to configure a RAC.

For more information on the RACADM utility, see the Dell Remote Access Controller Racadm User's Guide available on the Dell Support website at support.dell.com. This guide is also available on the Dell PowerEdge Documentation CD.

Supported Microsoft Windows Operating Systems for the RACADM Utility

Table 4-2 shows supported Microsoft Windows operating systems for the RACADM utility. An X in the operating system column indicates support for the RACADM utility.

Table 4-2. Supported Microsoft Windows Operating Systems for RACADM 

 

Windows Server 2003 x86

Windows Server 2003 x64

Windows Server 2003 IA64

Windows Small Business Server 2003

Windows Storage Server 2003 R2 x64

Windows 2000

Windows 2000 Professional

Windows XP Professional x86

Windows Unified Data Storage Server x6

Windows Vista

 

 

SP2

R2-SP2

R2-SP2

R2-SP2

R2-SP2

R2-SP2

 

R2-SP1

R2-SP1

R2

R2

R2

R2

SP4

SP4

SP4

SP2

Gold

Gold

Remote RACADM

X

X

X

X

X

X

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

X

X

 

X

 

X

Supported Linux Operating Systems for the RACADM Utility

Table 4-3 shows supported Linux operating systems for the RACADM utility. An X in the operating system column indicates support for the RACADM utility.

Table 4-3. Supported Linux Operating Systems for RACADM

 

SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 9 (x86_64)

SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 10 (x86_64)

Red Hat Enterprise Linux 4 (x86)

Red Hat Enterprise Linux 4 (x86_64)

Red Hat Enterprise Linux 4 (ia64)

Red Hat Enterprise Linux Server 5 (x86)

Red Hat Enterprise Linux Server 5 (x86_64)

 

 

 

 

Remote RACADM

X

X

X

X

X

X

X

X

 

 

 

 


BMU and Supported Systems

BMC Management Utility (BMU) is a utility to access Baseboard Management Controller (BMC) and perform management activities. BMU allows remote, out-of-band LAN and/or serial port power control, event log access, and console redirection.

For more information on BMU, see the Dell OpenManage Baseboard Management Controller User's Guide available on the Dell Support website at support.dell.com. This guide is also available on the Dell PowerEdge Documentation CD.

Supported Microsoft Windows Operating Systems for BMU

Table 4-4 shows supported Microsoft Windows operating systems for BMU. An X in the operating system column indicates BMU support.

Table 4-4. Supported Microsoft Windows Operating Systems for BMU

 

Windows Server 2003 x86

Windows Server 2003 x64

Windows Server 2003 IA64

Windows Small Business Server 2003

Windows Storage Server 2003 R2 x64

Windows 2000

Windows 2000 Professional

Windows XP Professional x86

Windows Unified Data Storage Server x6

Windows Vista

 

 

SP2

R2-SP2

R2-SP2

R2-SP2

R2-SP2

R2-SP2

 

R2-SP1

R2-SP1

R2

R2

R2

R2

SP4

SP4

SP4

SP2

 

Gold

BMU

X

X

X

X

X

X

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

X

X

 

X

 

X

Supported Linux Operating Systems for BMU

Table 4-5 shows supported Linux operating systems for BMU. An X in the operating system column indicates BMU support.

Table 4-5. Supported Linux Operating Systems for BMU

 

SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 9 (x86_64)

SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 10 (x86_64)

Red Hat Enterprise Linux 4 (x86)

Red Hat Enterprise Linux 4 (x86_64)

Red Hat Enterprise Linux 4 (ia64)

Red Hat Enterprise Linux Server 5 (x86)

Red Hat Enterprise Linux Server 5 (x86_64)

 

 

 

 

BMU

X

X

X

X

X

X

X

X

 

 

X

X


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