Driver Details

Dell SAS/SATA Hard Drive EFI Firmware Utility

This is a general maintenance release utility for updating firmware for SAS and SATA drives. It is a re-release of the previous version with additional firmware updates. This is for use on PowerEdge platforms that support UEFI boot mode for SAS and SATA drive updates and running on Windows. Please refer to DOS firmware update utility for older platforms. Current DOS release is A43.

Fixes & Enhancements

- Not appllicable.

- Enhanced performance."


Version SAS, A06


SAS Drive

Release date

15 Mar 2013

Last Updated

28 Oct 2013



Available formats

File Format:Rel-Notes-Text
File Name:readme.txt
Download Type:HTTP
File Size: 33KB
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.
File Format:Hard-Drive
File Name:NautilusA06_ZPE.exe
Download Type:HTTP
File Size: 28MB
Format DescriptionThis file contains a compressed (or zipped) set of files. Download the file to a folder on your hard drive, and then run (double-click) it to unzip the set of files. Follow the instructions to complete the installation.
To ensure the integrity of your download, please verify the checksum value.

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

Other versions

SAS,A02 31 Mar 20147:22:30 PM
SAS,A04 31 Mar 20147:20:46 PM
A01,A01 16 Aug 20136:59:35 PM
SAS,A05 06 Feb 20138:50:33 PM
SAS,A03 16 Nov 20123:47:32 PM

Supported Operating Systems

Not Applicable

Applies to

Dell SAS/SATA Hard Drive EFI Firmware Utility

Installation instructions

"Hard Drive Installation (Winzip self-extractor) Instructions


1.Click Download now, to download the file.

2. When the File Download window appears, click Save or Save this program to your hard drive.


1. Browse to the location where you downloaded the file and double-click the new file.

2.The Self-Extracting window appears and prompts you extracting files to the dialog box indicated folder path (C:\DELL\DRIVERS\xxxxx). Write down this path so the executable (I.e.Setup.exe) file can be found later for reinstallation if needed.

3. The Self-Extractor window appears.

4. Click OK.

5. Follow the remaining prompts to perform the update.


Important Information

This update will not run if any of the following conditions exist 1. Any Virtual Disk that is not optimal. 2. A RAID container that is performing a Background Initialization or Consistency Check. 3. A Rebuild, Resync, or copyback function is taking place. 4. A RAID set that is Partially Degraded or in a Degraded state. This update will run on drives remaining in a RAID set that is in a Offline state.
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Drivers help and tutorials

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.​

My download lists

My download lists enables you to create and save lists of drivers to install at a later time. Lists can only be saved by logging into your existing account or creating a new one, and selecting “Save this list.”
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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).