Dell Remote Assistant Card II (DRAC II), v. 2.3, A00-00

DRAC II firmware update version 2.3 date stamp 26 October 2000.

Fixes & Enhancements

This firmware update corrects an issue whereby the DRAC II does not recognize that an AC adapter is connected and shuts down approximately 30 minutes after power interruption.


Version 2.3, A00-00


Systems Management

Release date

30 Nov 2000

Last Updated

03 Nov 2011


Available formats

File Format:Hard-Drive
File Name:B1D17400.exe
Download Type:HTTP
File Size: 914 KB
Format Description:This 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.
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Supported Operating Systems
Red Hat Linux 6.2
Red Hat Linux 7.0
Novell Netware
Windows NT 4.0
Windows 2000
Installation instructions
Download the file "B1D17400.exe"

Note: You will need a formatted 3 1/2 inch floppy.

This file will create a bootable firmware diskette.

Using either the MS-DOS command line or Microsoft Windows Explorer, run
the downloaded file "B1D17400.exe"

After the process is complete insert the bootable firmware diskette into
the managed node where the DRAC II is located.

Restart server with firmware floppy inserted in diskette drive. This will
start the firmware flash process.

Note: Do not interrupt the flash process.

Once the process is complete you should reboot your computer.
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.