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Deploying Dell OpenManage Server Administrator with Altiris Deployment Solution

Created: 16 Jan 2006 • Updated: 07 Jul 2009
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Bernard Briggs
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This article explains methods for deploying Windows and Linux-based Dell OpenManage 4.3 (or later) software installation packages using Altiris Deployment Solution.

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The procedures presented in this Dell article can enable administrators to use Altiris Deployment Solution to deploy software onto multiple Dell servers efficiently and cost-effectively from an intuitive, centralized management console. Once a job is built, administrators can use it again and again for different Dell servers within their organizations.

This article describes sample Altiris jobs for deploying Dell OpenManage Server Administrator onto Windows and Linux-based Dell servers. These jobs can help administrators install and uninstall Server Administrator. On Windows-based systems, these jobs also can perform prerequisite checking and repairs. By understanding how to take advantage of such capabilities, administrators can use Altiris Deployment Solution to help simplify systems management in Dell server environments.

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