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can dell open manage detect if dual power supplies are on the different circuits? (Poweredge server)

My server room has 3 wall outlet boxes named A, B and C.

I want to plug in my server's dual power supplies in an optimal manner. Each will connect to a UPS, but I want each UPS to be connect to a different side of the breaker box which will give maximum redundancy.

I decided to check if all 3 boxes went to the same side of the breaker box so I ran a voltage meter between the hot side of each box.
  A to B = 0 volts  
  A to C = 220 volts.

I therefore wired one UPS to box A and the other to box C so, the problem is solved.

But, I have one question.  Does Dell's Open Manage software have a function that would eliminate the need for a voltage meter?

In other words can Open Manage show the voltage between the line side of the two power supplies?
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In theory the software could even check if the outlet were properly grounded or switched neutral just like those $5 circuit testers you get at the hardware store.

Not every little feature should be implemented in software so I am not surprised that there is no way to do what I wanted.  

Luckily, it is easy to check for independent circuits manually, as long as I am at the site that needs checking.

So I'll close this question.

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