1.Got to support.dell.com
2.Use the Service Tag in the search
3.Then click Drivers and Downloads Tab and Select your Operating System
4.Type OMSA in the Keyword Tab for OpenManage Server Administrator
5.Now select the driver with name Dell EMC OpenManage Server Administrator vSphere Installation Bundle (VIB)
Steps to Enter Maintenance Mode
You should always put hosts into maintenance mode when you do reboots, firmware updates, apply ESXI updates. This will make sure all processes on the host are properly prepared.
After the host has entered the Maintenance mode, no VMs can be deployed or powered-on on the host.
Before entering the Maintenance mode please make sure all the VMs on the host are properly shutdown. Please follow the steps below:
3. Select and right click on the Virtual machine on the left Tab
4.Click on Guest OS then select Shutdown (Do the same with all VMs)
Steps to Upload VIB in Datastore (Storage)
Then Click Data Store Browser
3.On Datastore Browser, click Upload icon and then Upload File.
Enable and Install using SSH
Note: Please Disable SSH after installed.
VIB Installation using SSH
We need to make sure we have the correct path of the datastore, Click on the Storage in the left tab and verify the location.
Install the VIB with the command line
Run the following command from the shell command. Substitute datastore with the name of the datastore to which the OMSA VIB has been uploaded.
esxcli software vib install -v /vmfs/volumes/[datastore_name]/cross_dell-openmanage-esxi_9.3.0.ESXi670-3465.vib
Run the following command from the shell command. Substitute datastore with the name of the datastore to which the OMSA .zip offline bundle has been uploaded.
esxcli software vib install -d /vmfs/volumes/[datastore_name]/OM-SrvAdmin-Dell-Web-9.3.0-3465.VIB-ESX67i_A00.zip
If the installation succeeds, the below screen will be displayed:
If it shows Reboot Required: True
Reboot the server
Exit the Maintenance mode and turn on all the VMs.Date Published: June 15, 2021