Driver Details

Dell ESM Firmware, A51

The Embedded Server Management (ESM) flash utility is a tool to update
firmware(FW) to the Embedded Server Management and all devices connected
to it on the system management bus (SMB).

Fixes & Enhancements

This version includes various updates to the motherboard firmware and the backplane/daughter card firmware. Release notes are included with the download.


Version A51, A51


Embedded Server Management

Release date

14 Jun 2006

Last Updated

03 Nov 2011



Available formats

File Format:Update Package for Microsoft® Windows®
File Name:ESM-WIN-A51.exe
Download Type:HTTP
File Size: 1MB
Format DescriptionDell 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.
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File Format:Hard-Drive
File Name:a51cust.exe
Download Type:HTTP
File Size: 404KB
Format DescriptionThis file format consists of an archive of files that may be decompressed to a directory on the hard drive. The installation can then be done from that directory.
To ensure the integrity of your download, please verify the checksum value.
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Other versions

A55,A55 27 Aug 20014:25:12 PM

Supported Operating Systems

Not Applicable

Applies to

Installation instructions

Important Information

WARNING!!! Do not use the Dell Update Package version of this update on systems running OpenIPMI drivers, IMB drivers, or Windows Server 2003 R2! If you must install this update on the afore-mentioned systems, use the DOS update utility.
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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

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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 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.