P1388 - Monitoring Dell Servers with iDRAC7 Management Cards

Jan 15, 2013
Patch for BMC Performance Manager Express for Hardware - Version(s) 2.7.00,2.7.03,2.7.05,2.7.13,2.7.17,2.7.26,2.7.28,2.9.00

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Patch content

Connectors for Dell Servers with iDRAC7 Management Cards

Should you install this patch?

Install this patch if you wish to monitor your Dell Server out of band via its iDRAC management card.

What does it fix?

This patch adds support for Dell's new iDRAC7 management card, which provides full hardware information about Dell server.

How to install the patch?

  1. Copy the following files to %RSM_HOME%\RSMxx\SEN_HW\hdf_2xxx\ on each RSM:
    • MS_HW_DelliDRACServer.hdf
    • MS_HW_DelliDRACStorage.hdf
  2. Add a new element of type "Other" for each iDRAC7 management card.