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Dell Remote Console Switch FW
New firmware for the Dell KVM 1082DS, 2161DS, and 4322DS User's Guides are located at
Release Date 11/6/2012
Importance: Urgent

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File Size: 50MB

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New firmware for the Dell KVM 1082DS, 2161DS, and 4322DS User's Guides are located at

Level of Importance:Urgent

Dell highly recommends applying this update as soon as possible. The update contains changes to improve the reliability and availability of your Dell system.

Important Information

This firmware is meant for use only on 1082DS/2162DS/4322DS systems. Once upgraded the KVM cannot be flashed back to an earlier version. Make sure to use the most recent RCS software version or greater.


Dell KVM 1082DS
Dell KVM 2162DS
Dell KVM 4322DS
External OEM Ready R920
External OEMR R310
PowerEdge R920
Operating Systems
Not Applicable

Applies to

  • KVM 1082DS/2162DS/4322DS

Fixes & Enhancements

Fixes an issue where upon boot the KVM firmware could become corrupted. Enables power management and control of the Dell-branded managed and metered PDUs Synchronizes LDAP support with that of the Dell 12G servers Provides support for FIPS 140-2 operation; FIPS mode can be enabled/disabled via the OBWI, the local port or the DSView plug-in OBWI and local port user interfaces will display the appropriate USB speed setting for USB2_VM and USB2_VM_CAC SIPS Provides support for KVM device discovery and recognition in Dell Open Manage Essentials

Installation instructions

1. Click the Download File link to download the file
2. Choose either Single-file download or Use Download Manager
3. 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 
2. Extract the files to the location of your choosing. 
3. Open the Readme.html for further installation instructions.            


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