array status on SC1435

John G. Heim jheim at
Tue Jan 10 13:41:23 CST 2012

I believe the answer to my question below (about snmpwalk not working and 
therefore not being able to monitor array status via snmp) is to install 

# apt-get install srvadmin-storageservices

Its not installed as part of srvadmin-base.
 In fact, I think srvadmin-storageservices has to be manually installed even 
if you install srvadmin-all.

----- Original Message ----- 
From: <Jared_Dominguez at>
To: <jheim at>; <linux-poweredge at>
Sent: Thursday, December 15, 2011 2:33 PM
Subject: RE: array status on SC1435

srvadmin-rac-dell-ie-rac-4 is a plug-in for the firmware tools and shouldn't 
be needed to check the status of your disk array.

The firmware tools you will find with OpenManage for RHEL and SLES are not 
actually supported for Ubuntu at this time (Debian is not supported at all). 
Given that, I am not sure why srvadmin-rac-dell-ie-rac-4 is packaged for 
Ubuntu, as neither it nor dell-ft-ie-interface should be in the Ubuntu OM 
repository. I will look into this. However, srvadmin-rac-dell-ie-rac-4 is 
not a dependency of any of the OMSA metapackages:

srvadmin-all:  all OMSA components
srvadmin-base:  only base OMSA, no web server
srvadmin-rac4:  components to manage the Dell Remote Access Card 4
srvadmin-rac5:  components to manage the Dell Remote Access Card 5
srvadmin-idrac:  components to manage iDRAC
srvadmin-webserver:  Web Interface
srvadmin-storageservices:  RAID Management

Jared Dominguez
Linux Engineering
Dell | Enterprise Product Group

-----Original Message-----
From: linux-poweredge-bounces-Lists On Behalf Of John Heim
Sent: Thursday, December 15, 2011 11:44 AM
To: linux-poweredge-Lists
Subject: array status on SC1435

I'm trying to configure a PowerEdge SC1435 running debian squeeze so I can
check the array status via snmp.
 I put the following line in my sources.list.

deb /

But i cannot install  srvadmin-rac-dell-ie-rac-4 and I can't get the array
status via snmpwalk with just srvadmin-deng  installed.

# apt-get install srvadmin-rac-dell-ie-rac-4
Reading package lists... Done
Building dependency tree
Reading state information... Done
Some packages could not be installed. This may mean that you have
requested an impossible situation or if you are using the unstable
distribution that some required packages have not yet been created
or been moved out of Incoming.
The following information may help to resolve the situation:

The following packages have unmet dependencies:
 srvadmin-rac-dell-ie-rac-4 : Depends: dell-ft-ie-interface but it is not
E: Broken packages
# snmpwalk -v2c -c public boole
SNMPv2-SMI::enterprises.674.10893. = No Such Object
available on this agent at this OID
# getSystemId
Libsmbios version:      2.2.13
Product Name:           PowerEdge SC1435
Vendor:                 Dell Inc.
BIOS Version:           1.1.2
System ID:              0x01EB
Service Tag:            BQWWTC1
Express Service Code:   25572004993
Asset Tag:
Property Ownership Tag:

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