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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.


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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