Category Archives: Perc

Installing OMSA in VMware ESXi

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Download the OMSA 8.3 package Dell OpenManageServer Administrator vSphere Installation Bundle (VIB) for ESXi 6.0, v8.3 SCP to /tmp esxcli software vib install -d=/tmp/OM-SrvAdmin-Dell-Web-8.3.0-1908.VIB-ESX60i_A00.zip Installation Result Message: The update completed successfully, but the system needs to be rebooted for the changes to be effective. Reboot Required: true VIBs Installed: Dell_bootbank_OpenManage_8.3.0.ESXi600-0000… Read more »

Dell Perc H700 firmware upgrade under Citrix Xenserver

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Updating the Dell Perc H700 raid controller firmware can be a hideous job. Let me explain how i got this done. First download the “SAS-RAID_Firmware_C3X7D_LN_12.10.6-0001_A12.BIN” file from the Dell Support website   Make sure that the file is available in your ~ directory. Either use wget of (win)scp to get… Read more »