OpenManage Server for Linux install script updated.
jason at dstc.edu.au
Thu Aug 1 00:21:00 CDT 2002
If you are looking at installing Dell's OpenManage Server for Linux,
i've updated the install script to reflect the OMSA 1.1.0 release.
If you haven't heard of OMSA before, it's a set of libraries and tools
that allow you to access and configure a lot of features on your dell
poweredge servers. It includes a command line reporting tool (omreport)
and a java based secure web server (https://your.machine:1311/)
Please read the script first and keep in mind you use it at your
own risk. I have assumed you have:
o installed the SNMP updates for the OS
o installed the kernel source for the kernel you are running
o have backed up your server and generally know what you're doing
In addition, i would recommend you consider upgrading to RedHat 7.2 or
7.3 and using the 2.4.9-34 or 2.4.18-5 kernel.
You can fetch this from:
If you are already running OMSA 1.0, there is an upgrade script at
More information about the Linux-PowerEdge