An existing OMNI VM may be used to manage the SFS network if it is accessible to the OOB management network. This guide assumes an OMNI VM needs to be installed.
The OMNI VM is available for download from the Dell EMC OpenManage Network Integration for VMware vCenter website. Download OMNI-version#.zip and extract OMNI-version#.ova to a location accessible from the vSphere client.
- In the vSphere Client, select Hosts and Clusters, right-click the cluster and select Deploy OVF Template.
Figure 58. vCenter OVF template deployment
- On the Select an OVF template page, point to the location of the OMNI .ova file and click NEXT.
Figure 59. OMNI OVF template installation
- Select a name and folder for the VM (this example uses the defaults) and click NEXT.
Figure 60. OMNI virtual machine name
- On the Select a compute resource page, select the cluster and click NEXT.
Figure 61. OMNI host selection
- Click NEXT on the Review details page.
Figure 62. OMNI review details
- On the License agreement page, accept the agreement and click NEXT.
Figure 63. OMNI license agreement
- On the Select storage page, select the datastore, ensure compatibility checks succeeded is displayed, and click NEXT.
Figure 64. OMNI storage selection
- On the Select networks page, change the destination networks for VxRail Management Network to OOB Mgmt and vCenter Server Network to External_Mgmt. Click NEXT.
Figure 65. OMNI networks selection
- Review the settings shown on the Ready to complete page and click FINISH to deploy the VM. Installation takes about two minutes.
Figure 66. OMNI review page
- Progress may be tracked under vCenter’s Recent Tasks at the bottom of the page. Continue when Status is completed.