Dell CMC, v.3.01, A00

Chassis Management Controller (CMC) Firmware Version 3.01

Fixes & Enhancements

Fixes & EnhancementsFixes and Enhancements in version 3.01
- Fix for degraded network performance when using CMC version 3.0 in
conjunction with a Brocade FC8 Superhawk2 switch or Emulex FC8 Mezzanine

Fixes and Enhancements in version 3.0
- 10Gb Ethernet enablement
- New M710HD Virtualization Optimized Blade
- New and more efficient fans
- Lightweight Directory Access Protocol (LDAP) Support for iDRAC6 and CMC
- Directory based authentication and access authorization through the open standard used in the Linux community and cross platform in large enterprise
- Improved Web 2.0 CMC Interface
- Visual appeal, important information and inventory at a glance
- Starts most common actions with a single click
- Provides option to use the chassis in Maximum Power Conservation Mode to extend power life while running on UPS or other backup power sources
- Summary of Server Temperature sensors showing aggregate temperature and health on a single page
- Option to use Operating System assigned server host name as slot name
- Option to launch a virtual Keyboard-Video-Mouse (remote console) session for a server
- Optional one-time session specific timeout for CMC web interface login
- Refer to Release notes for details on fixes and enhancements


Version 3.01, A00


Chassis System Management

Release date

29 May 2013

Last Updated

29 May 2013


Available formats

File Format:Rel-Notes-Text
File Name:CMC_3.01_A00_README.TXT
Download Type:HTTP
File Size: 8 KB
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File Format:Hard-Drive
File Name:CMC3.01-A00.exe
Download Type:HTTP
File Size: 30 MB
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Installation instructions
Instructions for CMC_3.01_A00_README.TXT:

1) Click Download now.
The File Download window appears.

2) Click the Save button.
The Save As window appears.

3) Select Desktop using the drop-down menu to the right of Save in.

4) Click the Save button.
A progress meter moves as the download is completed.

5) If necessary, click X in the upper right-hand corner of the Download Progress Window to close it upon completion.

6) Double click the Icon on your desktop for the newly saved file.
The Dell Bios Release Notes window appears.

Instructions for CMC3.01-A00.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. Specify the location to unzip the files.
3. Click on the unzip button to extract files.

Reboot will be required
Warning: Do not turn off your computer or disconnect from your power source while updating the BIOS or you may harm your computer. During the update, your computer will restart and you will briefly see a black screen.

This driver has been tested by both the independent software vendor (ISV) and Dell on the operating systems, graphics cards, and application supported by your device to ensure maximum compatibility and performance. Details

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).