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Dell NAS Initial Deployment Utility (NAS IDU)
Dell NAS Initial Deployment Utilty. To be used to deploy a FluidFS v2 NAS Cluster Solution
Release Date 10/18/2012
Importance: Recommended

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Dell NAS Initial Deployment Utilty. To be used to deploy a FluidFS v2 NAS Cluster Solution

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

IPv6 is required for network cluster discovery. Ensure the computer that runs NAS IDU has IPv6 enabled and is connected to the same network as the FluidFS NAS appliance.


PowerVault NX3600
PowerVault NX3610
Operating Systems
MS Windows 2008 x64
MS Windows 7 32-bit
MS Windows 7 64-bit
MS Windows 2008 x86
MS Windows 2008 R2
MS Windows XP
MS Windows XP x64

Applies to

  • Dell NAS Initial Deployment Utility (NAS IDU)

Fixes & Enhancements

Added support for Fluid FS v2

Installation instructions

Download FluidFS-NAS-IDU-installer.exe file on client system that is connected to same network as FluidFS NAS appliance. Double click installer to launch InstallAnywhere wizard. Complete wizard to choose destination folder and install NAS IDU. See release notes in installation directory for further information.            


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