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Dell NAS Initial Deployment Utility (NAS IDU)

Dell NAS Initial Deployment Utilty. To be used to deploy a FluidFS v2 NAS Cluster Solution


  • Version, A01


Supported Operating Systems
  • MS Windows 2008 x64
  • MS Windows 7 32-bit
  • MS Windows 7 64-bit
  • MS Windows 2008 x86
  • MS Windows 2008 R2
  • MS Windows XP
  • MS Windows XP x64

Applies to

Dell NAS Initial Deployment Utility (NAS IDU);


Release date
14 Feb 2014
Last Updated
14 Feb 2014


Recommended. 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).

Available formats

File Format:Non-Packaged
File Name:FluidFS-NAS-IDU-installer.exe
Download Type:HTTP
File Size: 37MB
Format DescriptionThis file format consists of a BIOS-executable file. To use it, download the file and copy it to a DOS-bootable USB flash drive, then boot the system to the USB flash drive and run the program.
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Important Information

IPv6 is required for network cluster discovery. Ensure the computer that runs NAS IDU has IPv6 enabled and is connected to the same network as the FluidFS NAS appliance.

Fixes & Enhancements

Added support for Fluid FS v2

Installation instructions

Download FluidFS-NAS-IDU-installer.exe file on client system that is connected to same network as FluidFS NAS appliance. Double click installer to launch InstallAnywhere wizard. Complete wizard to choose destination folder and install NAS IDU. See release notes in installation directory for further information.

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