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Dell iDRAC6, v.1.54, A01
iDRAC6 Firmware 1.54
Release Date 7/16/2012
Importance: Recommended
Version: 1.54,A01 See Previous Versions

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Previous Versions

1.55, A00
<ul><li><b>Vendor Version :</b> 1.55</li><li><b>Dell Version :</b> A00</li></ul>
7/16/2012 3:36:21 PM


iDRAC6 Firmware 1.54

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).

Important Information

1. A portion of this software may contain or consist of open source software, which you can use under the terms and conditions of the specific license under which the open source software is distributed. Under certain open source software licenses, you are also entitled to obtain the corresponding source files. You may find corresponding source files for this program at 2. iDRAC firmware boot can not be interrupted in uboot unless the manufacturing mode jumper is installed. 3. To avoid the "Login Failure" error when launching Virtual Media, make sure to clear the WebStart cache so that the new viewer is downloaded. To do so, run "javaws viewer" from a DOS prompt and then select and clear out all the WebStart applications in the cache. 4. For viewing the Dell signed certificate instead of the Avocent signed one: a. Uncheck "Preserve Configuration" option while updating the firmware via GUI. b. Clear the client java cache using the command "javaws -viewer". 5. In order to meet the factory requirements, after updating firmware using DOS utility, it will wait for 90 seconds before returning to command prompt.


External OEMR R610
Operating Systems
Not Applicable

Applies to

  • iDRAC6

Fixes & Enhancements

* Enhancement in assigning iDRAC6 IPv4 IP addresses. * Enhancement in Remote and Local racadm feature. * Fix for unnecessary iDRAC6 DNS queries in IPv4 network.


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