Firmware and Driver update catalog for Dell EMC Solutions for Microsoft Azure Stack HCI


Firmware and Driver update catalog for Dell EMC Solutions for Microsoft Azure Stack HCI


The Dell EMC Solutions for Microsoft Azure Stack HCI are built on the Microsoft Storage Spaces Direct Ready Nodes and PowerEdge R440 Servers. These servers are validated regurarly for any component firmware and driver updates. These updates are available in the support matrix document. This list of updates is available as a catalog package that can be used with iDRAC, OpenManage Essentials (OME), or OpenManage Enterprise to download the component Dell Update Packages (DUP) to a local repository. This article provides the location of the update catalog and the steps to download the catalog.

Procedure to download the update catalog

  1. Download the catalog file from http://downloads.dell.com/catalog/ASHCI-Catalog.xml.gz
  2. Extract the catalog file using tools such as WinZip, 7Zip, or Gzip.
  3. Use Dell Repository Manager or OpenManage Essentials (OME) or OpenManage Enterprise to download the catalog contents to a local repository.
  4. Once the local repository is available, OME or iDRAC or OpenManage Enterprise can be used to update the Dell EMC Storage Spaces Direct Ready Nodes and PowerEdge R440 Servers in a Dell EMC Solutions for Microsoft Azure Stack HCI.
Dell EMC Microsoft Storage Spaces Direct Ready Node Operations Guide for managing and monitoring Ready Node life cycle provides the steps to perform a cluster aware update of the firmware and driver components.

Note: Following Dell update Packages(DUP) are excluded from the Azure Stack HCI Catalog, as these are not part of enterprise catalog.
Component Type Category Software Bundle Minimum Supported Version
CPLD Firmware DUP CPLD MP278 1.0.8 - For R440
CPLD Firmware DUP CPLD 9N4DH 1.0.6 - For R640
CPLD Firmware DUP CPLD 5J9KP 1.1.3 - For R740xd
CPLD Firmware DUP CPLD R13D8 1.0.4 - For R740xd2





Article ID: SLN313843

Last Date Modified: 03/18/2020 10:07 AM

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