This tutorial describes how to install the Dell OMSA (OpenManage Server Administrator) on the open-source XCP-ng 8.2 hypervisor.
Installing Dell OpenManage Server Administrator can be extremely helpful in diagnosing hardware issues with Dell PowerEdge servers. This KB is a how-to on installing Dell OMSA on XCP-ng 8.2 (the open-source version of Citrix XenServer). OMSA will allow you to monitor your RAID status, CPU temperature, ambient temperature, as well as configure your iDRAC settings. You can also modify your RAID policies within OMSA.
AUTOMATIC INSTALLATION (Single command):
wget -qq -O - https://www.hostduplex.com/openscripts/omsa4xcp82.sh | bash
Step 1: Install the Dell RBU module
yum -y install dell-rbu-module
Step 2: Install the Dell OMSA Repository:
wget -q -O - http://linux.dell.com/repo/hardware/latest/bootstrap.cgi | bash
Step 3: Install Dell OpenManage Server Administrator:
yum -y --enablerepo=base install srvadmin-all
Step 4: Start the Dell OMSA service:
Step 5: Edit the /etc/sysconfig/iptables file and open port 1311 by adding the following line just above the second-to-last line that mentions icmp-host-prohibited:
-A RH-Firewall-1-INPUT -p tcp -m tcp --dport 1311 -j ACCEPT
Step 6: Restart the iptables service
service iptables restart
Step 7: You can now access OMSA via your browser: https://Your.IP.Address.Here:1311