[Linux-PowerEdge] Dell Repository Manger (DRM 3.0)

Lorenzen, Larry lllorenzen at cps.edu
Wed Mar 21 09:42:30 CDT 2018


Thanks for the info

Larry Lorenzen
Linux System Administrator
lllorenzen at cps.edu
Office (773)-553-3634
Cell (847)-708-1132

On Wed, Mar 21, 2018 at 9:09 AM, R S <rene.shuster at bcsemail.org> wrote:

> Difference is that DRM doesn't need to be installed and maintained on the
> servers. You only install it on your management desktop/laptop.
> With DRM you create your own repo of FW udpdates, and put it on a network
> share. It also lets you build a bootable ISO[1] that auto-applies all FW
> that you added, something that DSU couldn't do until recently (their latest
> release actually). This is great as I only need one medium to cover all my
> server models, plus I can add FW updates that will not show up in the
> LifeCycle Controller Update screen like PSU or HDD/SSD updates or the Dual
> SD Card Module. With relatively few FW updates you can cover a lot of
> servers as some updates apply to all servers in one generation (e.g. Intel
> NIC, QLogic/Broadcom HBAs; see [*1*]).
>
> [*1*] overview of shared FW: https://dell.app.box.com/v
> /BootableReleaseNotes/file/282625777104
>
> On Fri, Mar 16, 2018 at 2:16 PM, Lorenzen, Larry <lllorenzen at cps.edu>
> wrote:
>
>> what is the difference between using DSU and DRM?  I know that there have
>> been some issues with DSU is the past.
>>
>> Larry Lorenzen
>> Linux System Administrator
>> lllorenzen at cps.edu
>> Office (773)-553-3634 <(773)%20553-3634>
>> Cell (847)-708-1132 <(847)%20708-1132>
>>
>> On Fri, Mar 16, 2018 at 12:30 PM, R S <rene.shuster at bcsemail.org> wrote:
>>
>>> Same here. Exited to test and use RepoManager for Linux.
>>> Thanks a lot for making this happen, whoever worked on this in the Dell
>>> Linux team.
>>>
>>> On Thu, Mar 15, 2018 at 7:28 AM, PJ Welsh <pjwelsh at gmail.com> wrote:
>>>
>>>> Thank you for providing a Linux way to do this. You may consider also
>>>> changing the summary section at the top to include Linux. For example ,
>>>> " running the Microsoft Windows OR LINUX operating system".
>>>>
>>>> I've downloaded and hope to test soon.
>>>>
>>>> Thanks
>>>>
>>>> > From: <Kalyan_Moharla at DELL.com>
>>>> > To: <teridon at gmail.com>
>>>> > Cc: linux-poweredge at lists.us.dell.com
>>>> > Subject: Re: [Linux-PowerEdge] dsu woes
>>>> > Message-ID:
>>>>  >        <417a74ce710744839d3344dd227f1f93 at BLRX13MDC429.AMER.DELL.COM>
>>>> > Content-Type: text/plain; charset="us-ascii"
>>>> >
>>>> > Dell - Internal Use - Confidential
>>>> >
>>>> > You can inform me about such issues we will look into it. Dell
>>>> Repository Manger (DRM 3.0) > allows you to check for the latest catalogs
>>>> and allows you to create repositories and other > artifacts. Please check
>>>> it out, we have added support for Linux also now.
>>>> > http://www.dell.com/support/home/us/en/19/Drivers/DriversD
>>>> etails?driverid=2GY7P
>>>> >
>>>> > Thanks,
>>>> > Kalyan.
>>>>
>>>>
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