'OEM ID' for 12G OEMReady.

Fixes & Enhancements

Fixes: BIOS DUP upgrade issue ( on linux OS , when updating one system at a time) for Factory shipped OEM Ready System.

Added '1 to many' install support for OEM ID ( using PM DUP).


Version 1.01, A00


Identity Module

Release date

20 Feb 2013

Last Updated

20 Feb 2013


Available formats

File Format:Update Package for Microsoft® Windows®
File Name:Identity-Module_Application_H72X8_WN32_1.01_A00.EXE
Download Type:HTTP
File Size: 7 MB
Format Description:Dell 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.
To ensure the integrity of your download, please verify the checksum value.
File Format:Board Service Utility
File Name:H72X8_R720_CustBSU_1_01.exe
Download Type:HTTP
File Size: 164 KB
Format Description:Board Service Utility
To ensure the integrity of your download, please verify the checksum value.
File Format:Application
File Name:H72X8_R720_Cust_1_01.exe
Download Type:HTTP
File Size: 164 KB
Format Description:Application
To ensure the integrity of your download, please verify the checksum value.

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Installation instructions
******************* "Cust" ( Customer ) exe *******************

1) Ensure system is already Debranded and the file is for your platform.
2) Note any iDRAC user settings that are important for your specific usage. 'Reset iDRAC to Default Settings' is needed for this installation and will set iDRAC user settings ( outside Identity Module) to revert to Std Dell Defaults.

1) Ensure Identity Module's exe file does not have "BSU" ( Board Service Util) in its file name.
2) Extract .pm from the zip pack exe.
3) Login to iDRAC web GUI , navigate to 'Update and Rollback' link on left pane.
4) Using 'Firmware Update' tab, browse to the "Cust" .pm file and upload it.
5) Under the 'Update Details' section, select your .pm file. Ensure 'Current' and 'Available' revisions are as expected.
6) Click 'Install' button.
7) Go to 'Job Queue' tab and wait for your install job to change from 'New' to 'Completed'.
8) Navigate to 'Troubleshooting' link on left pane. Click on 'Diagnostic' tab on right. Click on 'iDRAC rest to Default Settings' link. Note: This step will set V4 DHCP to Std Dell's default value of disabled.
Wait for iDRAC reboot to complete ( about 4 minutes ).Enable V4 DHCP (assuming that was current setting).
11) Reboot the system.Wait for System to complete followed by one more self-reboot before you see updated BIOS splash logo.
12) Verify that the tab -->'System Inventory' --> 'Firmware Inventory' shows 'Identity Module' as a component with new revision.
13) Verify the Branding changes ( on iDrac GUI and System) are working.
14) Restore ( if any ) iDRAC user settings that were noted during 'Preparation' above.

******************* 'Identity Module DUP' ( aka PM DUP). *******************

1) None of the below methods using DUP are supported for users upgrading from OEMReady rev 1.0 to rev 1.01. These are listed here for
those users trying to switch back to rev 1.01 from a later revision of OEM Ready.
2)For users upgrading from OEMReady revision 1.0, using "Cust" .pm file is the only supported method.
3) All below methods are for updating installed Identity Module and not for Fresh Install.

1) Ensure you have IdentityModule DUP for the appropriate 12G platform and that your system is already Debranded using atleast OEMReady Identity Module revision 1.01.
2) Ensure you have iDRAC revision 1.30.30 or later and Lifecycle Controller revision or later.
3) Ensure you have appropriate windows or Linux IdentityModule DUP matching your OS.


1) Refer to "Dell Update Packages Version 7.2 User's Guide" or later found on Dell's support site .

INSTALLATION ( Remote Enablement method):
1) Please request latest '12G_Dell_OEM_IdentityModule_One_to_Many_Update" document from Dell OEM team.


Note: Only windows DUP are supported for this method.
1) Login to Idrac GUI. Navigate to 'Update and Rollback' link and using "Firmware Update" tab, browse to the windows DUP on your machine.
2) Upload the windows DUP and confirm "Package successfully downloaded" message under 'Update details'.
3) Click on 'Install next reboot' or 'Install and Reboot' button as appropriate.
4) Navigate to 'Job Queue' page and confirm that the job completed.
5) Let the iDRAC reboot complete ( depending upon install option you chose in step 3).
6) Reboot host.
7) Verify the Branding changes ( on iDrac GUI and System) are working.

******************* "Cust BSU ".exe (Board Service Utility) *******************

Important Notes:
1. This utility should only be used for installing after motherboard replacement and by Dell OEM Service team ( using 'MotherBoard Replacement' steps).
Use of this utility for other purposes may render the current application inoperable.
Please consult your support/services before using this utility.
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 the customer review specifics about the update to determine if it applies to your system. The update contains changes that impact only certain configurations, or provides new features that may/may not apply to your environment.