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Dell iDRAC6, v.1.50, A02
iDRAC6 Firmware v1.50
Release Date 1/12/2012
Importance: Recommended
Version: 1.50,A02

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File Size: 47MB

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iDRAC6 Firmware v1.50

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
External OEMR R910
PowerVault DL2200
PowerVault DL2200 CommVault
Operating Systems
Not Applicable

Applies to

  • Dell Device
  • Maser 1GIG Monolithic Image
  • iDRAC 6
  • iDRAC6

Fixes & Enhancements

Fixes: - iDRAC 1.5 : Boot Device page does not load on iDRAC Express - Failed to delete jobs after LC update completed, wsman interface dies later on

Installation instructions


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

1. Browse to the location where you downloaded the file and double-click the new file.
2. Read over the release information presented in the dialog window.
3. Download and install any prerequisites identified in the dialog window before proceeding.
4. Click the Install button.
5. Follow the remaining prompts to perform the update.            


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