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Dell iDRAC6, v.1.54, A01

iDRAC6 Firmware 1.54

Fixes & Enhancements

* Enhancement in assigning iDRAC6 IPv4 IP addresses.
* Enhancement in Remote and Local racadm feature.
* Fix for unnecessary iDRAC6 DNS queries in IPv4 network.


Version 1.54, A01


Embedded Server Management

Release date

31 Jul 2012

Last Updated

03 Sep 2012


Available formats

File Format:Hard-Drive
File Name:iDRAC6_1.54__A01.exe
Download Type:HTTP
File Size: 47 MB
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.
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File Format:Update Package for Microsoft® Windows®
File Name:IDRAC6_FRMW_WIN_R280699.EXE
Download Type:HTTP
File Size: 51 MB
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.
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File Format:Rel-Notes-Text
File Name:iDRAC6_1.54_A01_Readme.txt
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File Size: 11 KB
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Other versions
1.55,A00 29 Aug 201210:26:44 PM
Important Information
1. A portion of this software may contain or consist of open source software, which you can use under the terms and conditions of the specific license under which the open source software is distributed. Under certain open source software licenses, you are also entitled to obtain the corresponding source files. You may find corresponding source files for this program at
2. iDRAC firmware boot can not be interrupted in uboot unless the manufacturing mode
jumper is installed.
3. To avoid the "Login Failure" error when launching Virtual Media, make sure to clear
the WebStart cache so that the new viewer is downloaded. To do so, run "javaws viewer"
from a DOS prompt and then select and clear out all the WebStart applications in the cache.
4. For viewing the Dell signed certificate instead of the Avocent signed one:
a. Uncheck "Preserve Configuration" option while updating the firmware via GUI.
b. Clear the client java cache using the command "javaws -viewer".
5. In order to meet the factory requirements, after updating firmware using DOS
utility, it will wait for 90 seconds before returning to command prompt.
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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).