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Dell CMC, v.2.20, A00
Chassis Management Controller Firmware Version 2.20
Release Date 12/17/2009
Importance: Recommended
Version: 2.20,A00

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Download Type: HTTP
File Size: 15KB

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Description: This format consists of an archive of text files used to provide help and procedural information to the customer.
Download Type: HTTP
File Size: 30MB

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Chassis Management Controller Firmware Version 2.20

Level of Importance:Recommended

Dell recommends applying this update during your next scheduled update cycle. The update contains feature enhancements or changes that will help keep your system software current and compatible with other system modules (firmware, BIOS, drivers and software).


PowerEdge M1000E
Operating Systems
Not Applicable

Applies to

  • Dell Device

Fixes & Enhancements

Fixes and Enhancements in Version 2.20 ---------------------------------------- - QLogic FCoE mezzanine card: The QLogic supports 4 MAC and 2 WWN addresses, consisting of a total of 6 addresses to be displayed in the GUI pages and by the RACADM getmacaddress -a and getflexaddr commands. - New SD card format: The new SD card format contains two features to allow additional MAC addresses to be allocated for each server. The RACADM feature and featurecard commands display the features contained in the card. CMC 2.20 supports both the current SD card format and the new SD card format. - Launching vKVM from CMC: This feature allows direct launch of a KVM session on the server. - This feature is only supported when all of the following conditions are TRUE: 1) Server is PowerEdge M610 or PowerEdge M710. 2) The chassis power is on. 3) The LAN interface on the server's iDRAC is enabled. 4) The iDRAC version is version 2.20 or later. 5) The host system needs to have JRE (Java Runtime Environment) 6 Update 16 or later installed. 6) The host system needs to allow pop-up windows (i.e., disable pop-up blocking).

Installation instructions

Custom Instructions for CMC2.20_A00.exe:

1. Click the Download Now link to download the file. 
2. When the File Download window appears, click Save to save the file to your hard drive. 

Extract Files 
1. Browse to the location where you downloaded the file and double-click the new file to unzip the download package. 
2. Specify the location to unzip the files. 
3. Click on the unzip button to extract files. 
4. Use the CMC user interface or CLI (RACADM) tool to perform the CMC firmware update. 

Custom Instructions for CMC220_README.TXT:

1) Click Download now.
   The File Download window appears.

2) Click the Save button.
   The Save As window appears.

3) Select Desktop using the drop-down menu to the right of Save in.

4) Click the Save button.
   A progress meter moves as the download is completed.

5) If necessary, click X in the upper right-hand corner of the Download Progress Window to close it upon completion.

6) Double click the Icon on your desktop for the newly saved file.
   The Dell CMC Release Notes window appears.            


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