Running Dell DSET on RHEL/ CentOS 7

Download: Dell System E-Support Tool (DSET) 3.7 – [Linux 64-bit]

  • Create a new directory called dell
  • Created a new sub directory called dset
  • Copy the file ‘dell-dset-lx64-3.7.0.219.bin’ to the /dell/dset/ path
  • Change the permission of the file
Run the tool:
Here is the error that was being generated when the report would try to run:
 

So, I enter the root password and it’s immediately followed by:

 

The DSET report does not generate.

DSET_CIMOM_Error_1

This isn’t an issue with DSET, it’s environmental with the Operating System.

Checked the audit.log and saw that DSET was being denied by selinux
/var/log/audit/audit.log

Type:

This revealed that selinux is running or “enforcing

Turn selinux off by running the command:

This will put selinux in Permissive mode. Meaning it will still audit but allow access.

Run the tool again:

Choose option 3

 

After successful installation the screen should say:

Now to run the DSET tool:

Upon successful execution:

To re-enable selinux,