Would you like to learn how to install the Dell OpenManage software on a computer running Ubuntu Linux? In this tutorial, we are going to show you how to download and install the Dell OpenManage software to enable the web access to the iDrac configuration interface on a computer running Ubuntu Linux.

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Tutorial iDrac - OpenManage Installation on Ubuntu Linux

Install the required packages

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Use the following commands to configure the Dell APT repository.

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Install the iDrac Openmanage software using the apt-get command.

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Reboot your computer.

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Start the Dell OMSA service.

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The web interface service will be offered on the TCP port number 1311.

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Open your browser and enter the IP address of your web server plus :1311.

In our example, the following URL was entered in the Browser:

https://192.168.15.10:1311

On the login screen, use a local user account.

dell omsa login

After a successfull login, you will be sent to the OMSA dashboard.

dell omsa dashboard

Congratulations! You have finished the Dell OMSA installation on Ubuntu Linux.