Important Announcement: From July 2023 onwards, Dell Linux Yum repository will be posted on the second and fourth Monday of each month.

Important Note:

End of Life of Open Manage Server Administrator

OpenManage Server Administrator (OMSA) will reach its End of Life status during 2024. However, OMSA will be supported until End of Support Life till 2027. Dell Technologies recommends managing your PowerEdge servers by using a combination of the following Systems Management tools:

  1. Integrated Dell Remote Access Controller (iDRAC), and
  2. iDRAC Service Module (iSM)

Dell Linux Yum Repository

Dell Linux YUM Repository leverages Dell System Update to facilitate update deployment.

Repository setup

ChangeLog from previous repository: Here

To configure the repository, use the following commands:
1. curl -O
2. bash bootstrap.cgi
Note: Consent is required prior to installing public keys on target systems.

Install Dell System Update

To install Dell System Update (DSU) using the repository, run the following command:

For Red Hat Enterprise Linux Servers

#yum install dell-system-update

For SUSE Linux Enterprise Servers

#zypper install dell-system-update

Install OpenManage Server Administrator

To install OpenManage Server Administrator (OMSA) using the repository, run the following command:

For Red Hat Enterprise Linux Servers

#yum install srvadmin-all

To enable Server Administrator SELinux policies, run the following command:

#yum install srvadmin-selinux

For SUSE Linux Enterprise Servers

#zypper install srvadmin-all

OMSA services should be manually started after installing or upgrading OMSA using DSU repository

Upgrade OMSA

To upgrade OMSA using this repository, where an OMSA version is already installed in the system, use the following commands.

Red Hat Enterprise Linux Servers

#yum --disablerepo=* --enablerepo=dell-system-update_dependent upgrade

SUSE Linux Enterprise Servers

#zypper mr -da; zypper mr -e "dell-system-update_dependent" ; zypper update; zypper mr -ea;

Note:-To update from local repository (custom), use the OMSA repository name instead of dell-system-update_dependent in the commands.
          In case of zypper upgrade, if there are repositories disabled by you, this command sequence will enable the repositories. You have to disable the repositories again manually.

Other supporting documents and links

In addition to this guide, you can access the following guides available at

To get the complete list of options of DSU (On Microsoft Windows and Linux), use #dsu --help


If you have purchased support from Dell and have questions or issues concerning a product or solution supported by Dell, please visit Dell Support , and if necessary, contact Dell Technical Support through the normal channels.

File list

Use the following links to browse the contents of the repository

OS independent
OS dependent