Download the installer OpenManage Essentials installer package from http://marketing.dell.com/ome-software. When you run the executable it’ll extract the installation files and start the installer.
Check what you’d like to have installed. Dell OpenManage Essentials is checked by default.
You’ll need to meet the prerequisites in order to complete the installation.
To install of the software required, simply click on the hyperlink. You’ll need to install the following:
Configure server with the IIS 7.0 Role
.NET Framework 3.5 SP1
.NET Framework 4
Visual Studio runtime
Microsoft SQL Express 2008 R2 SP1
EMC(R) Navisphere(R) CLI application (NaviCLI)
Once all of the prerequisites have been met, install OME by clicking on the Install Essentials button.
Once installation has been completed successfully you’ll be prompted to start the application. It’ll take you to the web interface on the server you installed it on – http://server:2607/Web/Default.aspx.
If you opted to install Dell SupportAssist at the initial setup menu, you’ll need to install and configure it and complete the registration.
Dell SupportAssist web interface can be reached at http://server:2607/DIS.
Back on the OME web page, we need to complete the initial setup: specify subnets and discovery schedule as well as SNMP settings.