Intel® Data Center Manager (Intel® DCM) Console

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4/27/2021

Introduction

Intel® Data Center Manager (Intel® DCM) Console (v4.0).

Available Downloads

  • Windows Server 2012 R2 family*, Windows Server 2012 family*, Windows Server 2016 family*, Windows Server 2019 family*
  • Size: 213.9 MB
  • SHA1: 6FF71F4CDE4BA87001E15E757AA8AF5035A010E6
  • Ubuntu Family*, CentOS Linux Family*, SUSE Linux Family*, Red Hat Linux Family*, Debian Linux*
  • Size: 186 MB
  • SHA1: FE799E21C01A81D4CCF6D578F6A5A97E51449BB2
  • Windows Server 2012 R2 family*, Windows Server 2012 family*, Ubuntu Family*, CentOS Linux Family*, SUSE Linux Family*, Red Hat Linux Family*, Windows Server 2016 family*, Windows Server 2019 family*
  • Size: 2.6 MB
  • SHA1: 83B6DDC9D7F060CA465C1F2505F3A3A3ADE6E06C

Detailed Description

Overview

Intel® Data Center Manager (Intel® DCM) is a solution with a web console and RESTful APIs that allow you to monitor and manage the health, power consumption, and thermal efficiency of the servers and IT devices in your data center.

Intel® DCM Console can be used for free with Intel® Server Products that include the AXXRMM4Lite remote management module, and also includes a 30-day trial license for use with other devices.

If you have any questions or need support setting up Intel® DCM, please contact dcmsupport@intel.com

What’s new in version 4.0

  • Warranty expiration notification
  • Offline mode for devices
  • Support firmware version for hard disk and host NIC on Intel servers
  • Mount ISO image for HP / Dell / Lenovo servers
  • Detect new firmware for Intel servers
  • Update firmware, change BIOS settings, mount ISO for Intel servers through Redfish
  • Redfish based firmware update for HP / Dell servers
  • Support additional component inventory / health for H3C and Netapp storage
  • Support Intel Whitley servers
  • Manage Dell iDRAC 7 / Cisco servers through Redfish
  • Manage Oracle servers through SSH protocol
  • Manage Gigabyte blade chassis through IPMI protocol
  • Support Enlogic PDU
  • Support EMC Connectrix DS4100B switch
  • Support Cisco ASA 5525 firewall
  • Mapping between switch port and managed devices
  • Auto login to server BMC to simplify accessing KVM (experimental)
  • Enhanced report (group scope, capacity report, CSV support, etc.)
  • Event Statistic
  • High Availability through DB replication and manual failover
  • API enhancement (capacity and utilization data for space / power / weight, get device location)
  • Monitor switch port utilization with threshold-based notification
  • Support “IPMI Dump” as part of the diagnostic tools
  • Usability Improvements
  • Security enhancements

What’s new in version 3.9.1

  • Updated 3rd party components to address newly identified CVEs.

What’s new in version 3.9

  • Network port status monitor and change alert
  • Hard power off single server
  • Health monitor with component instance level details
  • Match keywords in device SEL log
  • Consolidated firmware inventory
  • Batch provisioning task sequences for Intel Purley servers
  • Support additional inventory for Intel Purley servers: Backplane
  • Restore BIOS settings to default for Intel Purley servers
  • Redfish*-based firmware update for SMC Purley* servers
  • Health monitoring for additional network / storage devices: F5* switch, NetApp* storage, Arista* switches, Mellanox* switches, H3C* switches
  • Component firmware version distribution and outlier (BIOS, PSU, Backplane)
  • Reports support
  • Archive events
  • Enhanced RESTful API (link devices to discovery task, custom attributes management)
  • Device diagnostics (SNMP walk, IPMI Ping, Redfish* dump and export DCM server logs)
  • Usability Improvements
  • Security enhancements

What’s new in version 3.8

  • Retrieving recent SEL logs when a server becomes unhealthy
  • Events for asset change
  • Events for long-time-disconnection
  • Added the capability of searching devices by health status, firmware version
  • Watchdog sensor health monitoring
  • Added threshold for IPMI analog sensor
  • Support for temperature sensor monitoring through Raritan* PX3 PDUs
  • Inventory / health monitoring when devices are managed through Redfish protocol (Lenovo* XClarity, Dell* iDRAC 8/9, Intel RMM4, H3C, Huawei* iBMC, Kontron*)
  • Support for more components for inventory / health monitoring
  • Inventory / health monitoring and sensor reading for SuperMicro* Chassis
  • SEL log for Sugon* I620-G30 servers
  • Enhanced RESTful APIs (Managing device capabilities, PDU outlet management, filling device health information)
  • Support for Ansible* modules
  • Enhanced Audit Logs
  • Support for boot source overrides for Intel Purley servers
  • PDU outlet power on / off
  • Added the capability to download / email a snapshot of the dashboard
  • Support for Ubuntu* Server 20
  • Other usability improvements
  • Security enhancements

System requirements:

Intel® DCM Console has been validated on the following web browsers:

  • Mozilla Firefox* 71
  • Google Chrome* 79
  • Microsoft Edge* 44

It is recommended that Intel® DCM Console is installed on a system with at least the following specifications:

  • A dual-core processor of 2.6 GHz or higher
  • 8 GB RAM
  • 80 GB of hard drive space

Below is recommended configuration for a scaled environment (e.g. managing up to 20,000 IPMI based nodes):

  • 2 * Intel® Xeon® CPU E5-2699 v3 @ 2.30GHz
  • 64 GB RAM
  • 800 GB SSD