Information Update—Dell OpenManage
Server Support Kit Version 4.3
This document is to inform you about the updated Dell OpenManage™ version 4.3 server support
kit and provides the following information:
Dell OpenManage version 4.3 features and enhancements
Dell™ Server Update Utility overview
Upgrading your Dell OpenManage systems management software with the Dell OpenManage
server support kit version 4.3
Dell OpenManage server support kit version 4.3 contents
Dell OpenManage Version 4.3 Features and Enhancements
The Dell OpenManage server support kit version 4.3 implements native operating system
installation tools to install systems management software on your Dell PowerEdge™ systems (for
Installer Utility [MSI], Red Hat
The new installation procedure provides faster software installations and smaller package sizes, as
well as dependency checking and native operating system installation features. On PowerEdge
systems running the Microsoft Windows
OpenManage products through future Dell OpenManage service pack releases. Red Hat and Novell
updates will also be consistent with their respective operating system install technologies.
See the Dell OpenManage Server Administrator Compatibility Guide located on the Dell Support
website at support.dell.com for information on updating your specific PowerEdge system.
Dell Server Update Utility Overview
The Dell Server Update Utility (SUU) identifies and applies driver and firmware updates to
your PowerEdge system. SUU compares the drivers and firmware versions on your system with
the components installed on the SUU CD repository and allows you to apply the necessary updates
to your system, if required.
Before you install Dell OpenManage 4.3 on your PowerEdge system, run the SUU to ensure that
your system is running the latest drivers and firmware. See the Dell Server Update Utility 1.0 User's
Guide located at the Dell Support website at support.dell.com for a list of supported PowerEdge
systems and operating systems.
The Dell OpenManage Subscription Service CD Kit includes the Dell PowerEdge Updates CD.
This utility is not included with the Dell OpenManage server support kit version 4.3 that ships with
PowerEdge systems, but is available from the Dell Support website at support.dell.com.
Package Manger [RPM], and Novell
operating system, you can automatically update Dell