Quick checksheet for making Dell OpenManage install on new Ubuntu's (like Trusty)


As a user (not root, otherwise gpg complains):
gpg --keyserver pool.sks-keyservers.net --recv-key 1285491434D8786F
gpg -a --export 1285491434D8786F | sudo apt-key add -

Now, as root, add the repo to the apt-sources:
echo 'deb http://linux.dell.com/repo/community/ubuntu trusty openmanage' | sudo tee -a /etc/apt/sources.list.d/linux.dell.com.sources.list

Now install:
apt-get update
apt-get install srvadmin-base  srvadmin-storageservices srvadmin-omcommon

Start the service:
service dataeng start

 ... and test:
/opt/dell/srvadmin/bin/omreport chassis fans


 Other helpful information:

A useful Nagios plugin to use this: http://folk.uio.no/trondham/software/check_openmanage.html

and the Dell page on this: http://linux.dell.com/repo/community/ubuntu/