Dell Lifecycle Controller Integration v 1.2 A00

Dell Lifecycle Controller Integration for Microsoft System Center
Configuration Manager (DLCI for ConfigMgr) enables the administrators to
use the ConfigMgr console to leverage the remote enablement capabilities of
Dell Lifecycle Controllers (DLC), which is available as part of integrated Dell
Remote Access Contoller (iDRAC).

Fixes & Enhancements

- Auto-discovery and Handshake:
- Enables iDRAC on bare-metal to locate the ConfigMgr Console
- Includes the System in to ConfigMgr collection
System Viewer Utility (1:1 System):Leverage the remote enablement capabilities of Lifecycle Controller on a remote node
- View Hardware Inventory
- Inventory, Compare and Update firmware to a user-defined baseline
- Perform Hardware and RAID Configuration
- Export Lifecycle Controller Logs
- Launch Config Utility (1:Many systems):Leverage the remote enablement capabilities of Lifecycle Controller on a collection to
- View Hardware Inventory
- Inventory, Compare and Update firmware to a user-defined baseline
- Deploy Operating Systems
- Ability to launch the iDRAC console from the Task Viewer and from a system in the collection.
- Improved Task Viewer usability.
- The DLCI Installer now has the Upgrade, Modify, and Repair options.
- Support for Microsoft System Center Configuration - - Manager 2007 R3.
- Internationalization support.
- Support hostname change without re-discovery to maintain collection integrity.


Version 1.2, A00


Lifecycle Controller – Legacy

Release date

28 May 2013

Last Updated

11 Sep 2014


Available formats

File Format:Hard-Drive
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Supported Operating Systems
Windows Server 2008 x64
Windows Server 2008 x86
Windows Server 2003
Windows Server 2008 R2
Windows Server 2003 x64
Installation instructions
Dell Update Package Instructions for Lifecycle Controller
1. Click the "Download Now" link to download the file.
2. If the Export Compliance Disclaimer window appears, click the "I agree" link if you accept the agreement.
3. When the File Download window appears, click "Save" to save the file to your hard drive.


You can update the Dell Update Package using Lifecycle Controller.

1. Copy the file to a USB device
2. Plug in the USB device and enter in to Platform Update
3. Select the USB device and navigate through the directory contents to find the executable
4. Launch the executable and follow the instructions provided.
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).