Dell PowerEdge VRTX Chassis PCIe Management using Windows PowerShell


The Dell VRTX Chassis is a converged infrastructure solution that includes separate compute nodes, network infrastructure, and a shared storage subsystem. This blog post illustrates system management tasks related to the management of the PCIe slots and adapters in the VRTX chassis.

Dell Chassis Management Controller (CMC) helps manage, monitor, configure and deploy different hardware components in Dell PowerEdge VRTX Solution.

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Upgrade to Microsoft Windows Server 2012 R2 on Dell PowerEdge Servers

Source Dell TechCenter global:

Microsoft Windows Server 2012 R2, is Microsoft’s latest version of Windows for Servers. This R2 release brings exciting new features and enhancements across virtualization, storage, networking, virtual desktop infrastructure, access and information protection, and more. Dell enables this operating system on a wide range of Server products. This document provides comprehensive details about important considerations for upgrading your server to Microsoft Windows Server 2012 R2.

You can download the pdf file here.

Retrieving the Dell PowerEdge VRTX hardware and firmware inventory using Windows PowerShell

I found a cool blog at the Dell TechCenter about inventorying the Firmware of a PowerEdge VRTX by using PowerShell.

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Dell PowerEdge VRTX Networking

This article is written by @DellTechCenter Team. 

Dell PowerEdge VRTX is a converged infrastructure product focused on remote, branch, and small office requirements.

This document outlines the configuration of the Dell PowerEdge VRTX 1GbE switch I/O Module (IOM) to establish basic connection to the local network. Dell PowerEdge VRTX can be configured with an integrated 1GbE pass-through switch module or an integrated 1GbE switch module. The 1GbE switch module is recommended for most applications.

You can download the guide here.