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Dell DRAC5 1.6

The release is aimed at upgrading expiring DRAC5 certificates, feature additions and known issue fixes.

Fixes & Enhancements

Enhancements:
- VKVM Plugin backward compatibility and multiple user privileges feature addition.
- Porting of OpenSSL 1.0.0a.
- New Operating Systems support.Please check readme for more details on supported Operating Systems.

Version

Version 1.60, A00

Release date

01 Jun 2012

Last Updated

13 Mar 2013

Importance

Recommended

Available formats

File Format:Update Package for Microsoft® Windows®
File Name:Systems-Management_Firmware_C9W60_WN32_1.60_A00.EXE
Download Type:HTTP
File Size: 22MB
Format DescriptionDell Update Packages (DUP) in Microsoft Windows 32bit format have been designed to run on Microsoft Windows 64bit Operating Systems. Dell Update Packages (DUP) in Microsoft Windows 64bit format will only run on Microsoft Windows 64bit Operating Systems. When selecting a device driver update be sure to select the one that is appropriate for your operating system.
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To ensure the integrity of your download, please verify the checksum value.
MD5:
d62103dcf9ae1f1d5f783c702ae4af68
SHA1:
f638a07f06e910aa3ec98b094a814f8f975c6d7d
SHA-256:
Not available
File Format:Hard-Drive
File Name:f_drac5v160_A00.exe
Download Type:HTTP
File Size: 17MB
Format DescriptionThis file format consists of an archive of files that may be decompressed to a directory on the hard drive. The installation can then be done from that directory.
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MD5:
fd229dfe860f119fe3e8667a849acd48
SHA1:
8c6b269b897f37f990d9d3aa48e1eb5f74e5211e
SHA-256:
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File Format:Rel-Notes-Text
File Name:readme_d5160_A00.txt
Download Type:HTTP
File Size: 42KB
Format DescriptionThis file format contains plain text which can be viewed with a standard text editor.
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MD5:
405df1f0eb5af01c98db45ab501f8ea1
SHA1:
418eacf781c24d322b19f05c671521e46a87df2a
SHA-256:
Not available

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

Supported Operating Systems

Not Applicable

Applies to

Remote Access Controller - DRAC 5

Installation instructions

Instructions for RAC_FRMW_LX_R298944.BIN:

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.

Installation
1. Read over the release information presented by executing the ./RAC_FRMW_LX_R298944.BIN --version command from the shell.
2. Download and install any prerequisites identified in the above step before proceeding.
3. Run the update by executing ./RAC_FRMW_LX_R298944.BIN from the shell.
4. Follow the remaining prompts to perform the update.

Instructions for RAC_FRMW_WIN_R298944.EXE:
Download
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.

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.

Instructions for readme_d5160_A00.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.

--------------------------------------------------------------------------------Using RACADM Command line interface to Update Firmware:
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1. Download the self extracting zip file to the server
with RAC installed.
2. Extract the update files to the c:\temp directory.
3. Open a command shell window on the server with the RAC
hardware and update file.
4. In the command shell, enter the following racadm command.

racadm fwupdate -p -u -d c:\temp

-p: upload the update file from path specified using -d opt.
-u: update RAC after loading new firmware.
-d: path of firmware update file location. This path should
not have the filename.

5. After the update completes, the RAC will reset.


Using RAC GUI Firmware Update Interface:
-------------------------------------------------------
1. Download the self extracting zip file to your TFTP
server.
2. Extract the update files to a public directory on
your TFTP server.
3. Open supported internet browser on server with RAC.
4. Enter the IP address of the RAC in the URL address
line and hit enter. This will open a login window
to the RAC. Use one of the following methods to
determine the IP address of the RAC if it is not
known:
a. Entering the following command in a shell window will
display the RAC IP address: racadm getsysinfo -d
b. Start Server Administrator (from icon on desktop)
and click on the Remote Access Controller. The
IP address will be in the properties window.
5. Enter the RAC USERNAME and RAC PASSWORD in the login
window.
6. Once logged into the RAC GUI, update your firmware by
performing the following steps:
a. From the RAC GUI main window, click the Update tab.
This will display the Firmware Update screen.
b. From the Firmware Update screen, enter the
path where the RAC update file reside on your TFTP
server. If the image file resides in the root
directory of your TFTP server, leave it blank.
(Example: RACFW\V1.0\)

Important Information

A portion of this software may contain or consist of open source software, which you can use under the terms and conditions of the specific license under which the open source software is distributed. Under certain open source software licenses, you are also entitled to obtain the corresponding source files. You may find corresponding source files for this program at http://linux.dell.com/files

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