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DELL IDRAC7 1.40.40 A00 release

IDRAC7 1.40.40 A00 release

Fixes & Enhancements

Fixes:
- Addresses possible issue with iDRAC being unresponsive

- Enabling the fans to run at required speed for PowerEdge servers to avoid overheating of Brocade FC HBA BR815 card, when installed in the system

- Instability in system behavior when SNMP feature is enabled.

- Enabling the fans to run at required speed for PowerEdge R720 server to avoid overheating of Intel GPGPU card, when installed in the system.

For detailed list of Defect Fixes, please refer to IDRAC7 ReleaseNotes PDF/TEXT file.

Enhancements:
- Pre-enablement/support for future iDRAC chip configurations
- Support for the following new network cards:
- Broadcom 57840S Quad Port 10G SFP+ Rack NDC supported on R820, R720, R720xd, R620 PowerEdge systems
- Broadcom 57840S-k Quad Port 10GbE Blade KR NDC supported on M620 and M820 PowerEdge systems
- Support for new Intel General Purpose Graphics Processing Unit (GPGPU) cards.
- Support for new AMULET HOTKEY Mezzanine video card on M420, M520, and M620
blade servers.
- Support for the following new Sandy Bridge processor on M620 blade server:
- SandyBridge-EP M-0 10MB 4c FCLGA 3.3GHz STD 130W C
- For the 12th generation PowerEdge systems shipping with eMMC 2GB card that has
JEDEC 4.5 standard, the minimum supported iDRAC7 version is 1.40.40.
You cannot downgrade to an iDRAC7 version earlier than 1.40.40.
- This release Pre-Supports the eMMC 2GB card that has JEDEC 4.5 standard. Note, that this part is not shipping at this time. When available, the minimum supported iDRAC7 version will be 1.40.40. If your system has that part, you cannot downgrade to an iDRAC7 version earlier than 1.40.40

Version

Version 1.40.40, A00

Release date

11 Nov 2014

Last Updated

21 Nov 2014

Importance

Urgent

Available formats

File Format:Update Package for Microsoft® Windows® 64-Bit.
File Name:ESM_Firmware_F5F8N_WN64_1.40.40_A00.EXE
Download Type:HTTP
File Size: 68MB
Format DescriptionDell Update Packages in native Microsoft Windows 64-bit format do not require that Microsoft WOW64 be installed on the Microsoft Windows Server.
To ensure the integrity of your download, please verify the checksum value.
MD5:
dbd4ef8d3238c9adfc4e602c08d64b28
SHA1:
a31b5a011c23065b790aa8d122d4f3ec5880faf3
SHA-256:
63a82544f06d663f4bd7efdbfe2a42fd009f0f57eebdc3afb7ee438f76f94ccd
File Format:Application
File Name:idrac7__14040__A00.exe
Download Type:HTTP
File Size: 53MB
Format DescriptionApplication
To ensure the integrity of your download, please verify the checksum value.
MD5:
236d950ed5bc105a8a94dba045face7f
SHA1:
303d0347a5c7eab68d3fd544cddb42d111495044
SHA-256:
469767509b6ab184d7fbd5030e9fc4b28ac0b49bae50e0712445dbae44401d5c
File Format:Rel-Notes-PDF
File Name:iDRAC7_1.40.40_A_ReleaseNotes.pdf
Download Type:HTTP
File Size: 189KB
Format DescriptionThis format consists of an archive of PDF files used to provide help and procedural information to the customer. It is necessary to install the Adobe Acrobat Reader first to view the files in this archive.
To ensure the integrity of your download, please verify the checksum value.
MD5:
308988e433032e2fce2e23788a3e52cf
SHA1:
163aaa7ca9c49908e60b0ba5cac567e7730121b7
SHA-256:
5736f9a77405e2658d54ed6bdc2ee995e7595c005052b49059045055c38754f7
File Format:Rel-Notes-Text
File Name:iDRAC7_1.40.40_A_ReleaseNotes.txt
Download Type:HTTP
File Size: 62KB
Format DescriptionThis file format contains plain text which can be viewed with a standard text editor.
To ensure the integrity of your download, please verify the checksum value.
MD5:
21525411a8520607e0bd79db1eb76e32
SHA1:
f2808664f6f72d1f0bfeaf79687def65ec199916
SHA-256:
faa549cda4704937c2177745d26b5aa4d228675b714390f11dc1f2979cd94a08

By downloading, you accept the terms of the Dell Software License Agreement.

Other versions

1.37.35,A00 11 Nov 201410:41:57 PM
1.35.35,A00 11 Nov 201410:41:54 PM
1.31.30,A00 11 Nov 201410:41:54 PM
1.50.50,A00 31 Mar 20147:22:30 PM
1.46.45,A00 31 Mar 20147:19:40 PM
1.45.45,A00 31 Mar 20147:16:58 PM
1.23.23,A00 31 Mar 20147:16:58 PM
1.20.20,A00 21 Aug 20124:43:43 PM

Supported Operating Systems

Not Applicable

Applies to

iDRAC7

Installation instructions

Download

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.

Installation
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.

Important Information

Please refer to Release Notes.
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