Install Dell OpenManage 7.4 on XenServer 6.5

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Login to your console through SSH like ssh root@YOUR-XEN-SERVER-IP


Add the Dell repository

To do this run this command:
wget -q -O – | bash


Install lockfile
OpenManage needs a binary called ‘lockfile’ which can be found in the ‘procmail’ package and seems to be working. Execute these commands to install the binary:
yum –enablerepo=base –disablerepo=citrix install procmail
cp /usr/bin/lockfile /tmp/
yum remove procmail
mv /tmp/lockfile /usr/bin/lockfile


Install srvadmin-all
To install the OpenManage software run this command:
yum –enablerepo=base –disablerepo=citrix install srvadmin-all


Add a firewall rule
Before we can access the web-interface we need to add a rule to the firewall and restart iptables:
vi /etc/sysconfig/iptables
Add this line before the REJECT line at the bottom:
-A RH-Firewall-1-INPUT -m state –state NEW -m tcp -p tcp –dport 1311 -j ACCEPT
Restart iptables:
service iptables restart
Start the services


To start the services run this command:
/opt/dell/srvadmin/sbin/ start


Access the web-interface
To access the web-interface open your browser (IE, Firefox or Safari, chrome doesn’t work) and go to:
You can now login with your XenServer root login and password.

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