Dell Remote Console S with FW

New firmware for the Dell KVM 1082DS, 2161DS, and 4322DS

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Fixes & Enhancements

Fixes an issue where upon boot the KVM firmware could become corrupted.
Removes SSLv2 for secure web communication. Will support SSLv3 and TLSv1.
Fixes an issue with Windows Server 2008 Release 2, where you are unable to mount an ISO image through Virtual Media.


Version, A01 (


Rack Solutions

Release date

11 Sep 2012

Last Updated

15 Jun 2015


Available formats

File Format:ALL
Download Type:HTTP
File Size: 50 MB
Format Description:
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Applies to
KVM 1082DS/2162DS/4322DS
Installation instructions
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. Click Continue.
3. Specify the location to unzip the files.
4. Click on the OK button to extract files.
After the files are extracted the message all files were successfully unzipped will appear.
5. Click the OK button to exit from the installer.

To fix the issue where the USB2+CAC SIPs are not seen behind the Passive Expansion Module (PEM) please do the following:

1. Upgrade the KVM appliance FW to version
2. After the FW upgrade, make sure SIP Auto-Upgrade feature is turned on by:
a. Use the left navigation pane to the Ports section
b. Verify that you are on the SIPs tab
c. Insure that the SIP Auto-Upgrade feature is enabled
3. Plug your USB+CAC SIPs directly into the KVM appliance (not into the PEM)
4. The USB+CAC SIPs should auto upgrade from version to
5. Certify the version by using the left navigation pane to enter the Ports section. With the SIPs tab in view you should be able to see the FW version of the SIPs.

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 highly recommends applying this update as soon as possible. The update contains changes to improve the reliability and availability of your Dell system.