Installing Dell OpenManage 6.50 on Ubuntu 11.04 64bit (Meerkat? Olifant? damn names) was a pain. Mostly because Debian-based systems are only supported since recently and thus there is too much outdated info out there (mostly grisly hacks how to force the rpm-based install to work on your system).
Thus, here a very quick summary:
- Follow instructions on this page:http://linux.dell.com/repo/community/deb/latest/
- Afterwards, in order to be able to authenticate, edit /etc/pam.d/omauth as follows:
-auth required /lib32/security/pam_unix.so nullok
-auth required /lib32/security/pam_nologin.so
-account required /lib32/security/pam_unix.so nullok
+auth required /lib/x86_64-linux-gnu/security/pam_unix.so nullok
+auth required /lib/x86_64-linux-gnu/security/pam_nologin.so
+account required /lib/x86_64-linux-gnu/security/pam_unix.so nullok
Surprisingly painless (if I would have had this information 5 hours earlier). Ah yes, don’t forget to open your firewall for port tcp 1311… :)
Update: I created a project page for my server.