Subject: OMSA + DMI + SNMP

steve slinthicum at wilsoncook.com
Fri Apr 7 07:48:19 CDT 2006


I would also like to point out that I'm not the original poster and both
your reply AND Cecil's should have been directed to them. I don't have
Precision workstations.

On Fri, 2006-04-07 at 08:43 -0400, PMilanese at nypl.org wrote:
> Fantastic observation Steve...
> 
> I think that you can extract snmp from the instrumentation that is
> installed on linux by OMSA. I know that it can be reached through IT
> Assistant, if you have the tree views turned on. Perhaps you can walk the
> devices and find what you're looking for. I do not see why you wouldn't be
> able to install OMSA on the precision box, but I don't know what kind of
> functionality you would have. I personally think it's way too much of a
> resource hog to put on a workstation.
> 
> 
> 
> Thanks-
> 
> Peter J. Milanese, System Administrator
> Information Technology Group
> The New York Public Library
> peterm at nypl.org - 212.621.0203
> 
> 
> 
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> Personally I would be interested to know how this Windows only software
> will run on RHEL 3, 4, SLES 9 and Debian.
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> On Fri, 2006-04-07 at 07:24 -0500, Cecil_Greathouse at dell.com wrote:
> > Check this url out and see if it is what you are looking for.
> >
> > http://www1.us.dell.com/content/topics/global.aspx/sys_mgmt/en/client_mo
> > nitor?c=us&cs=04&l=en&s=bsd
> >
> > "OpenManage Client Instrumentation is an easy-to-use software agent that
> > is offered as a factory-installed option on all Dell Precision
> > workstations and Latitude notebooks, and ships standard on all OptiPlex
> > desktops. Client Instrumentation enables communication of key
> > configuration and system status information.
> >
> > Used in conjunction with management console solutions from Dell's
> > partners Altiris and Microsoft, or other popular third-party management
> > software, OpenManage Client Instrumentation enables administrators to
> > effectively and efficiently: Collect hardware inventory and
> > configuration information
> > Receive proactive notification of potential fault conditions
> > Perform remote BIOS updates and BIOS setting configuration on one client
> > system or a group of Dell systems"
> >
> > cecilg
> >
> >
> >
> > Date: Fri, 07 Apr 2006 11:59:05 +0200
> > From: Vincent Aaron <vincent_aaron at mentor.com>
> > Subject: OMSA + DMI + SNMP
> > To: linux-precision at dell.com, linux-poweredge at dell.com
> > Cc: vaaron <Vincent_Aaron at mentor.com>
> > Message-ID: <443637E9.1010705 at mentor.com>
> > Content-Type: text/plain; charset=ISO-8859-1; format=flowed
> >
> > Dear all.
> > Main of my systems are Dell Precision Workstation and Dell PowerEdge
> > server with Linux ( RHEL 3 and 4, SLES 9, Debian ). I would appreciate
> > to get a access to the DMI/SMBIOS of my Linux systems. I use OMSA on PE
> > server. But could I install OMSA core and some OMSA module on my
> > Precision workstation to have the some functionnality. If not? Could you
> > please advice?
> > Regards
> > Vincent
> >
> >
> >
> > Cecil Greathouse
> > Dell ESD
> > Enabling Technologies and Products
> > EMail: Cecil_Greathouse at Dell.com
> > Work: (512)724-9022
> >
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