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Systems Build and Update Utility
Dell Systems Build and Update Utility is a bootable utility for a single server Operating System install, pre-OS firmware updates and pre-OS system configuration.
Release Date: 1/4/2013
Importance: Optional
Version: 2.2,A00

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Dell Systems Build and Update Utility is a bootable utility for a single server Operating System install, pre-OS firmware updates and pre-OS system configuration.

Level of Importance:Optional

Dell recommends the customer review specifics about the update to determine if it applies to your system. The update contains changes that impact only certain configurations, or provides new features that may/may not apply to your environment.


Dell DX6000
PowerEdge 1900
PowerEdge 1950
PowerEdge 1955
PowerEdge 2900
PowerEdge 2950
PowerEdge 2970
PowerEdge 6950
PowerEdge M420
PowerEdge M520
PowerEdge M520 (for PE VRTX)
PowerEdge M600
PowerEdge M605
PowerEdge M610
PowerEdge M610x
PowerEdge M620
PowerEdge M620 (for PE VRTX)
PowerEdge M710
PowerEdge M710HD
PowerEdge M805
PowerEdge M820
PowerEdge M820 (for PE VRTX)
PowerEdge M905
PowerEdge M910
PowerEdge M915
PowerEdge R200
PowerEdge R210
PowerEdge R210 II
PowerEdge R300
PowerEdge R310
PowerEdge R320
PowerEdge R410
PowerEdge R415
PowerEdge R420
PowerEdge R510
PowerEdge R515
PowerEdge R520
PowerEdge R610
PowerEdge R620
PowerEdge R710
PowerEdge R715
PowerEdge R720
PowerEdge R720xd
PowerEdge R805
PowerEdge R810
PowerEdge R815
PowerEdge R820
PowerEdge R900
PowerEdge R905
PowerEdge R910
PowerEdge T100
PowerEdge T105
PowerEdge T110
PowerEdge T110 II
PowerEdge T300
PowerEdge T310
PowerEdge T320
PowerEdge T410
PowerEdge T420
PowerEdge T605
PowerEdge T610
PowerEdge T620
PowerEdge T710
PowerVault DL2000
PowerVault NX200
PowerVault NX300
PowerVault NX3000
PowerVault NX3100
PowerVault NX3200
PowerVault NX3300
Powervault NX400
Operating Systems
Citrix XenServer 6.1
VMware ESXi 4.0
Novell SuSE Linux ES 11
VMware ESX 4.0
VMware ESXi 4.1
MS Windows 2008 x64
MS Windows Server 2012
Red Hat Ent Linux 6
Red Hat Ent Linux 5
MS Windows 2008 x86
MS Windows 2008 R2
VMware ESX 4.1
VMware ESXi 5.1

Applies to

  • Systems Build and Update Utility

Fixes & Enhancements

Enhancements: Added support for the following operating systems: Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6.3 x64 Microsoft Windows 2012 x64 VMware ESXi 5.1 Flash and HDD VMware ESX 4.1 Upgrade 3 Classic VMware Esxi 4.1 Upgrade3 HDD and Flash Citrix Xen Server 6.1 Added support for Windows PE 4.0 Added support for the following Network Interface Cards (NICs), Converged Network Adapters (CNAs), and Fibre Channels (FCs): QLogic QLE2660 Single Port FC16 HBA QLogic QLE2662 Dual Port FC16 HBA QLogic QME2662 Dual Port FC16 HBA Mezzanine Emulex LPm16002 Dual Port FC16 HBA Mezz Intel I350 2 x 1Gb BT + X520 2 x 10Gb SFP+ Rack NDC Added support for fully qualified domain name(FQDN)

Installation instructions

1. Insert the "Dell Systems Management Tools and Documentation" DVD into the system drive and reboot the system. If the system is supported by the DVD, the "Boot Menu" page appears. The "Boot Menu" page contains the following options to boot the system:
- "Dell Systems Build and Update Utility"
- "Optical Media (CD/DVD) Check"
- "Skip Optical Media (CD/DVD) Boot - Boot to Hard Drive"

2. When you select the "Dell Systems Build and Update Utility" option, the "Home" page for "Dell Systems Build and Update Utility" appears. From the "Home" page, you can access the  SBUU modules:
- Server Operating System Installation
- Firmware Update
- Hardware Configuration
- View Hardware

SBUU can also be used to create a bootable image, or export configurations for, any of the supported systems.  Click "System(s) Selection" to change the system(s) of choice. The current system is selected by default.

3. Each of the above modules can be configured independently, and all the configurations can then be applied at once. Alternatively, the Server OS Installation can be done by itself in one flow.

To configure any of the above modules, click "Configure" against the module name. Follow the instructions to complete the configuration. Context-sensitive help is provided on each page.

4. To apply all configurations, click "Apply/Export Configuration". Follow the instructions to apply the configurations, and click "Continue".

5. Insert the operating system CD/DVD media if installing from CD/DVD, when asked by the system.

6. The system reboots and the unattended operating system installation continues.

7. When the installation is complete, the system is ready for use.            


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