Additional documentation

The following information contains documentation resources to complete administrative procedures on VxRack FLEX, and general resources.

Dell EMC VxFlex OS

Download the following VxFlex OS documents.

14th generation of Dell EMC PowerEdge servers

Refer to Dell Support for detailed information to complete administrative procedures for 14th generation servers.
  • Physically configuring 14th generation servers
  • Configuring Integrated Dell Remote Access Controller (iDRAC)
  • Configuring Dell PowerEdge Lifecycle Controller
  • Registering for embedded support
  • Running hardware diagnostics
  • An overview of management functions
  • A knowledge base

VMware vSphere Web Server

Refer to VMware Docs and select the appropriate version for detailed information to complete administrative procedures for vSphere Server on VxRack FLEX.
  • Changing the vCenter administrative password
  • Adding or replacing NTP servers in the VMware vCenter Server Appliance configuration
  • Configuring the DNS, IP address, and proxy settings
  • Joining the VMware vCenter Server Appliance to an Active Directory domain
  • Leaving an Active Directory domain
  • Setting an alarm
  • Migrating VMs
  • Using and migrating vSphere Update Manager
  • Configuring VMware vCenter High Availability

Red Hat Virtualization

Refer to Red Hat Docs and select the appropriate version for detailed information to complete administrative procedures for Red Hat on VxRack FLEX.

  • Changing the Red Hat Virtualization Manager (RHVM) administrative password
  • Adding or replacing NTP servers in the Red Hat configuration
  • Configuring the DNS, IP address, and proxy settings
  • Joining the RHVM to an Active Directory domain
  • Leaving an Active Directory domain
  • Setting an alarm
  • Migrating VMs (compute/storage)
  • Using and migrating RHVM

Upgrading the software

Refer to the appropriate Dell EMC VxRack FLEX Upgrade Guide at the Converged Platforms & Solutions Technical Resource Center for information to incrementally upgrade VxRack FLEX software from one RCM to the next.

General information

The following resources are available at the Dell EMC Converged Platforms & Solution Technical Resource Center:
  • Dell EMC Converged Systems Physical Planning Guide
  • Dell EMC Vision Intelligent Operations Administration Guide
  • Dell EMC Vision Intelligent Operations Installation Guide
  • Dell EMC VxRack FLEX Architecture Overview
  • Dell EMC VxRack FLEX Upgrade Guide
  • Dell EMC VxFlex OS User Guide
  • VxFlex OS CLI Reference Guide
  • VCE Intelligent Physical Infrastructure (IPI) Appliance User Manual