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Dell 180AS/2160AS Analog KVM Switch, v., A00
Updated firmware for the 180AS and 2160AS analog KVM switches and the supporting Server Interface Pods (SIPs).
Release Date 12/5/2007
Importance: Optional
Version:,A00 See Previous Versions

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File Size: 937KB

Previous Versions

01.00.03, A01-00
<ul><li><b>Vendor Version :</b> 01.00.03</li><li><b>Dell Version :</b> A01-00</li></ul>
6/12/2006 4:07:56 PM


Updated firmware for the 180AS and 2160AS analog KVM switches and the supporting Server Interface Pods (SIPs).

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 KVM 180AS
Dell KVM 2160AS
PowerEdge R610
PowerEdge R710
PowerEdge T610
Operating Systems
Not Applicable

Applies to

  • 180AS/2160AS Analog KVM Switch

Fixes & Enhancements

Enhancement to enable recognition of PowerEdge M1000e blade server CMC module.

Installation instructions

Instructions for Dell_180AS-2160AS-Analog-KVM_A00_R173924.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. Click Continue. 
3. Specify the location to unzip the files. 
4. Click on the OK button to extract files.
   After the files are extracted the message all files were successfully unzipped will appear. 
5. Click the OK button to exit from the installer. 

To upgrade firmware:
1. Connect the standard serial cable to a COM port on the server and to the serial connector on the back panel of the switch. Make a note of which COM port you have chosen, then turn on the switch.
2. Double-click to run the file WUpDateDELL.exe.
3. In the dialog box that displays, select the desired language and COM port.
4. Click Load. The update begins.
5. Once the firmware is updated, the following message displays: Download complete. Click Done to exit the dialog box.
6. The switch automatically reboots after the upgrade is completed.            


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