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After installing the VM host, how can I install the tools to monitor the RAID and network card for Dell and IBM server ? Tks
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Kaiser AnwarCommented:
here is a link to install Dell tools to monitor the hardware including Raid groups

http://en.community.dell.com/cfs-file/__key/telligent-evolution-components-attachments/13-4491-00-00-20-07-10-85/How-to-setup-and-configure-ESXi-5-for-OME.pdf?forcedownload=true

Also please keep in mind that you will need some monitoring software to get pull the statistics -
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AXISHKAuthor Commented:
After installing the OpenManage Essentials, how does it look in VMware server ? Where can I locate this tab ?

Tks
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Kaiser AnwarCommented:
You should be able to access it by http://ip-address:1311
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AXISHKAuthor Commented:
port 1311is the default port for OpenManage Essential, correct ?
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rindiCommented:
You should install the Dell customized version of ESXi on the Dell host which you can download from Dell directly (not VMware). It already includes all the management tools for their servers. IBM probably also has it's customized ESXi version.
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Andrew Hancock (VMware vExpert / EE MVE^2)VMware and Virtualization ConsultantCommented:
The first question is did you install the OEM versions of ESXi from the vendors website....?e.g. download ESXi from Dell or IBM.

Also it depends on what management of RAID array you seek.

see my EE Article here for DELL.

HOW TO: Use Dell OpenManage Server Administrator to Create and Manage a Virtual Disk (RAID Array) on a Dell PowerEdge Server with VMware vSphere 5.0, ESXi 5.0 installed.
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Kaiser AnwarCommented:
Port 1311 is the default port and can be accessed once tools are installed
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AXISHKAuthor Commented:
Tks
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