vSAN hardware compatibility issue – and the solution, not what I expected!

I am building out a new pod at work for my lab.  It has four new R730 Dell servers that are completely on the HCL for vSAN.  It was important to me, so not only did I confirm that myself but I got someone else to confirm.  When I installed vSAN in in our management … Continue reading vSAN hardware compatibility issue – and the solution, not what I expected!

No software bundles visible when using Firmware Update wizard

I have Dell OpenManage installed in my test lab, getting ready to move it into my production lab. Once it was working, using my article, I thought I would just confirms it works, confirm my article, and be ready to move it to production. And it didn’t work. I am fond of this software, and … Continue reading No software bundles visible when using Firmware Update wizard

Updating Dell hosts – when I don’t have the cool tool!

I have written before how much I like the Dell OpenManage Integration for VMware vCenter tool.  You can find my articles on it via this tag. In my past life at DataGravity, and before it at VMware, I used it to keep all my Dell firmware current.  It was easy and simple, and even used … Continue reading Updating Dell hosts – when I don’t have the cool tool!