[Linux-PowerEdge] OpenManage 7.4 not detecting storage controller

Jonathan Hunter jmhunter1 at gmail.com
Fri Oct 17 17:48:33 CDT 2014


Does anybody know how to manage storage with OpenManage on 64-bit
Linux? The fix at
http://stevejenkins.com/blog/2011/01/no-controllers-found-fix-set-up-dell-omsa-6-4-32-bit-on-rhel-centos-5-5-64-bit/
no longer seems to work.. :(

On 15 October 2014 18:29, Jonathan Hunter <jmhunter1 at gmail.com> wrote:
> [ Apologies if this appears twice; I was not fully subscribed to the
> list when I first tried to post ]
>
> Hi,
>
> I have checked the FAQ but didn't find anything regarding this issue.
>
> I have a Dell PowerEdge 2800 running CentOS 6.5 (x86_64) and have
> installed the current OpenManage tools (srvadmin-all-7.4.0)
>
> However, when I go to the OpenManage web page (https://server:1311/)
> and log in, I can't see the status of my RAID controller or disks -
> instead, I get the dreaded message "No storage controllers detected".
> From the command line I get the following:
> # omreport storage controller
> No controllers found
>
> I did find the following web page, that indicated the 64-bit version
> of OpenManage 6 had issues detecting controllers:
> http://stevejenkins.com/blog/2011/01/no-controllers-found-fix-set-up-dell-omsa-6-4-32-bit-on-rhel-centos-5-5-64-bit/
>
> However, it appears that there is no 32-bit version of OpenManage 7.4
> for CentOS/RedHat 6 - I did try the fix above, to force a 32-bit
> install, but the RPMs seem to simply not be there.
>
> Does anyone have any tips on how I can manage my server? My main
> priority is to be alerted if any disks fail.
>
> Thanks,
>
> Jonathan
>
> --
> "If we knew what it was we were doing, it would not be called
> research, would it?"
>       - Albert Einstein



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