Driver Details

DELL iDRAC 1.57.57

This package provides the Firmware update for iDRAC7 Module

Fixes & Enhancements

Enhancements:
N/A
Fixes:
- Fix for issues that cause iDRAC7 sluggish responsiveness after a prolonged period of time (approx. 45-100 days, depending on the usage). In some cases, if the iDRAC is not reset, the iDRAC may become unresponsive and requires a server AC Power on reset. This issue was introduced in firmware release 1.50.50 and fixed in 1.56.55.
-1.57.57 includes an urgent fix for Rack and Tower PSU loss of redundancy that does not impact Blades and VRTX. (This release is not urgent for Blade and VRTX customers.)
This release fixes issues present in these releases:
- 1.50.50
- 1.51.51
- 1.51.52
- 1.55.55
- 1.56.55
- Keyboard and Mouse does not work in WinPE 810 through iDRAC Virtual Console.
- Keyboard presses and iDRAC Virtual Console macro actions are not passed to Windows 2012 R2 operating system through iDRAC Virtual Console.
- SNMP v2 and SNMP v3 walk of the iDRAC7 MIB times out.
- SNMP v3 only works with the default password for USER2.
- For the iDRAC admin user2, the SNMP password changes after iDRAC reboot.
- Link tuning error occurs when enabling ports 3 and 4 through BIOS attribute.
- While creating Virtual Disk using WSMAN commands for multiple RAID levels (5,50,60), WSMAN command fails with NULL values for the created Virtual Disk.
- After removing and reinserting the Delta HVDC PSU, "Incorrectly configured PSU" message is logged in the SEL.
- In shared LOM mode, when copying huge data from the management system to the host operating system, ping command times out for the iDRAC IP.
- Support for Delta HVDC PSU hot plug.
- XmlCleanupParser crashes the FullFW processing during SECUPD process and CFI scripts does not freeze BIOS with DUP error.
- CPU throttles on 115W IVB CPUs.

Version

Version 1.57.57, A00

Category

Embedded Server Management

Release date

17 Dec 2014

Last Updated

14 Jan 2015

Importance

Available formats

File Format:Rel-Notes-Text
File Name:iDRAC7_1.57.57_A_ReleaseNotes.txt
Download Type:HTTP
File Size: 80 KB
Format DescriptionThis file format contains plain text which can be viewed with a standard text editor.
To ensure the integrity of your download, please verify the checksum value.
MD5:
6e241e3da089dd4c38120f8db4d3acbd
SHA1:
17d4ff3676bfc9d40f65390dcf512c2aa94b07dd
SHA-256:
Not available
File Format:Update Package for Microsoft® Windows® 64-Bit.
File Name:ESM_Firmware_XH6FX_WN64_1.57.57_A00.EXE
Download Type:HTTP
File Size: 77 MB
Format DescriptionDell Update Packages in native Microsoft Windows 64-bit format do not require that Microsoft WOW64 be installed on the Microsoft Windows Server.
To ensure the integrity of your download, please verify the checksum value.
MD5:
020420ef97d807e4b296a3397eb6c36b
SHA1:
64aed36739487e04b13716d37081d892f38d553d
SHA-256:
d0ca879d771e9cd0814da5737e28eaca9c595c4bc847ca58d4421cb101813d20
File Format:GnuPG Signature for Linux Update Package
File Name:ESM_Firmware_XH6FX_LN_1.57.57_A00.BIN.sign
Download Type:HTTP
File Size: 0.2 KB
Format DescriptionThe GnuPG signature for Red Hat Linux Update Package can be used to authenticate Dell's identity in the correlated Red Hat Linux Update Package.
To ensure the integrity of your download, please verify the checksum value.
MD5:
1c94ba36ebba2825dacfae5c09ca3b72
SHA1:
a1b51eee2155a9d4d10f2f33043c0981b88c9e9c
SHA-256:
2da07be8272febe6370d50e9a3fc6c417cd2cf0fd6d415e94a2271e1fd136b87
File Format:Application
File Name:iDRAC7__1.57.57__A00.exe
Download Type:HTTP
File Size: 59 MB
Format DescriptionApplication
To ensure the integrity of your download, please verify the checksum value.
MD5:
2ccc457edb102ffccea88220534300bb
SHA1:
747ec160a9941d4d5332642816dae38d9b1b4e54
SHA-256:
caf6e6da3403140e596b3b78007e09088dfc4c10a7b49b41276bf1e0353d2e72
File Format:Update Package for Microsoft® Windows®
File Name:ESM_Firmware_XH6FX_WN32_1.57.57_A00.EXE
Download Type:HTTP
File Size: 69 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.
To ensure the integrity of your download, please verify the checksum value.
MD5:
c7df2cfa8a387ec6d5376f0a60b554fa
SHA1:
5ab1815d4f86446d11815dbccd776ddfecf678a7
SHA-256:
084f1b462e9ad1be3f0d473b487e65e8ab114500595a7bd01c0f7671780e24f5
File Format:Rel-Notes-PDF
File Name:iDRAC7_1 57 57_A_ReleaseNotes.pdf
Download Type:HTTP
File Size: 237 KB
Format DescriptionThis format consists of an archive of PDF files used to provide help and procedural information to the customer. It is necessary to install the Adobe Acrobat Reader first to view the files in this archive.
To ensure the integrity of your download, please verify the checksum value.
MD5:
2dffdc04f32f39a4b8d795574e03e830
SHA1:
f8b896643ad7664bef7c30c00baed91b63d84457
SHA-256:
Not available
File Format:Update Package for Red Hat Linux
File Name:ESM_Firmware_XH6FX_LN_1.57.57_A00.BIN
Download Type:HTTP
File Size: 64 MB
Format DescriptionDell Update Packages for Linux can be used as stand-alone applications that ensure that specific validation criteria are met, then apply an update.
Note: Update Packages for Linux are open source. See the Dell Update Packages for Linux Readme for details.
To ensure the integrity of your download, please verify the checksum value.
MD5:
0dddd818c0e10abc69d0a0e4802632c1
SHA1:
fbb1857a341f7452a27bd3933365669b3fb0dd38
SHA-256:
8168fa4eb615f617df98a76d8acba0ab9e1a0992af536a5e363558f1c2412eb6

By downloading, you accept the terms of the Dell Software License Agreement.

Other versions
1.56.55,A00 09 May 20147:59:07 PM
1.46.45,A00 31 Mar 20147:19:40 PM
1.51.51,A00 31 Mar 20147:17:57 PM
Applies to
iDRAC with Lifecycle Controller
Installation instructions
Download
1. Click Download Now to download the file.
2. When the File Download window appears, click Save to save the file to your hard drive.
Installation
1. Browse to the location where you downloaded the file and double-click the new file.
2. Read over the release information presented in the dialog window.
3. Download and install any prerequisites identified in the dialog window before proceeding.
4. Click the Install button.
5. Follow the remaining prompts to perform the update
Important Information
Fix for issues that cause iDRAC7 sluggish responsiveness after a prolonged period of time (approx. 45-100 days, depending on the usage). In some cases, if the iDRAC is not reset, the iDRAC may become unresponsive and requires a server AC Power on reset. This issue was introduced in firmware release 1.50.50 and fixed in 1.56.55.
1.57.57 includes an urgent fix for Rack and Tower PSU loss of redundancy that does not impact Blades and VRTX. (This release is not urgent for Blade and VRTX customers.)
This release fixes issues present in these releases:
- 1.50.50
- 1.51.51
- 1.51.52
- 1.55.55
- 1.56.55
As a reminder, Dell always recommends you clear your browser cache(s) after updating the iDRAC7 firmware.
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