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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Seth SimmonsSr. Systems AdministratorCommented:
open manage doesn't show power details but (depending on the server model) you can see power consumption through the iDRAC.  the x20 and x30 provides those details

as far as PSU is concerned, open manage will only detect of the PSU fails, or power source fails (wall, power cord, etc.)
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andyalderCommented:
Last time I experimented it didn't even know that one PSU was powered by 110V and the other by 220V, so very unlikely it would be able to detect phases. HP have some PSUs that know but that's only because there's data cables embedded into their special power cables.
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rberkeConsultantAuthor Commented:
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.

rberke
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