DSET 3.2: OS detection, SFCB service mandatory

Phil Gardner phil.gardnerjr at gmail.com
Wed Jul 11 09:12:55 CDT 2012


fail. meant to forward this to a coworker. ignore me :)

On 07/11/2012 10:09 AM, Phil Gardner wrote:
> funny out we were just discussing this, and someone else has the same 
> problem...
>
> /etc/issue is the file you need to edit. looks like it just needs 
> "Red" :)
>
> On 07/11/2012 09:56 AM, Giulio wrote:
>> PE-T620, CENTOS 6.x 2.6.32-220.23.1.el6.x86_64
>>
>> I'm running DSET 2.2 and I realized DSET 3.2 is available on Dell web 
>> site.
>>
>> I had 2 issues with DSET 3.2 install:
>>
>> 1) OS DETECTION
>> When trying to instal DSET there's a new OS detection
>>     OS_NAME1=`cat /etc/issue | grep ESX`
>>     OS_NAME2=`cat /etc/issue | grep SUSE`
>>     OS_NAME3=`cat /etc/issue | grep Red`
>> Since we use CentOS, I had already rewritten /etc/redhat-release to 
>> match
>> what OMSA and other Dell software expect to find in it.
>>
>> But now DSET looks at /etc/issue instead of /etc/redhat-release,
>> unfortunately we customize /etc/issue and it doesn't contain "Red 
>> Hat" or
>> "CentOS" strings.
>>
>> Is looking at /etc/issue the new way all Dell software will use for OS
>> detection going forward?
>>
>> 2) New service mandatory:
>> Upon install this is printed on the screen:
>>
>>     The Small Footprint CIM Broker (SFCB) is a network service that 
>> enables
>>     remote collection of system configuration information.
>>     To perform the option that you selected, it is necessary to 
>> install and
>>     start this service and leave it running in background for future
>>     configuration collection
>>     Continue installing/activating the SFCB on this system to listen for
>>     incoming collection requests from clients.
>>
>> Old versions of DSET would allow you to just run the diagnostics to 
>> send the
>> zip file to Dell support w/o installing anything permanent; the new 
>> version
>> not only didn't allow me to do that, but it wants to install a permanent
>> service (I already have OMSA 7 installed with its services running).
>> Is this new DSET service really necessary?
>>
>> Thanks
>>
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