Monday, August 8, 2011

How to install Dell Open Manage Server in vMA appliance

- Login to vMA using vi-admin account
- Enter the follwing commands
sudo bash -l
export dist_base=el
export dist_ver=5
export dist=el5

- Optionally configure a proxy server to use: (assuming our proxy is listening to port 3128)
export http_proxy=""
export ftp_proxy=""

- Download and run bootstrap.cgi from Dell:
sh bootstrap.cgi

- Modify dell repository finding all lines starting with mirrorlist and setting osname=el5, for example:
vi /etc/yum.repos.d/dell-omsa-repository.repo
changed line: mirrorlist=http://…/mirrors.cgi?osname=el5&basearch=…
- Install and start omsa web server:
yum install srvadmin-webserver
sudo service dsm_om_connsvc start

- Open port 1311 in vMA's firewall entering the utility:
- Try Open Manage Server opening in a browser the address:
where is vMA's IP address
- Remember to select Manage Remote Node in web interface and before you login check Ignore certificate warnings in the same page

For more information go to the Dell OM 6.5.1 Linux repository.
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