Dell MP Suite, version 5.0.1. Part IV: The Verdict by Marnix Wolf

The final chapter of the review for Dell MP Suite. You can read it here.

Dell MP Suite, version 5.0.1. Part II: Know What’s In Place by Marnix Wolf

Part II of the series is here.

Dell MP Suite, version 5.0.1. Part I: Let’s Start by Marnix Wolf

Marnix will publish a series of articles on how to configure Dell MP Suite. It is a must read article if you plan to use this suite. Read Part 1 here.

DELL Management Pack for Microsoft System Center Operations Manager

Dell Management Pack 5.0.1, A00 now supports SCOM 2012:

The Dell Server Management Pack Suite enables System Center Operations Manager (SCOM) 2007 R2, System Center 2012 Operations Manager, and System Center Essentials (SCE) 2010 to Discover, Monitor and accurately depict the status of Dell PowerEdge/PowerVault Servers, Dell Remote Access Controllers (DRAC) and Chassis Management Controllers (CMC) on a defined network segment. The management packs provide Dell-specific views that you can use to observe and drill down the system status in a network.



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Dell Server Deployment Pack (DSDP) for Configuration Manager 2.0 is out

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Dell Server Deployment pack configures your server’s Dell Remote Access Controller (DRAC), integrated Dell Remote Access Controller (iDRAC), RAID, and BIOS using INI files and Command Line Interface (CLI) options. You can also configure RAID using the Array Builder Wizard. It also creates a Dell specific boot image that will be used in the operating system deployment.

New features in 2.0:

  • Support for Microsoft System Center 2012 Configuration Manager
  • Support for PowerEdge™ 12th generation servers
  • Support for Dell Deployment Tool Kit (DTK) v3.5 to v4.0
  • Task sequence optimized in Configuration Manager 2007 SP2 and later
  • Support to extract Dell driver packages directly from ISO images stored locally or on the network

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