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How do I resolve not being able to lock down resources for my Dell™ PowerEdge™ 2300 when using RCU version A01? - Technical Tip - 155896

Update to the latest version of the Resource Configuration Utility.

If you update to the latest version of the Resource Configuration Utility (RCU) A07, this will enable you to lock down resources for particular expansion boards. This utility is available on the Dell OpenManage Server Assistant version 4.1.1. or from

To download the file from, perform the following steps:

  1. Browse to Dell Support.

    NOTE: You may need to change or enter your Service Tag information if you have more than one Dell system or if this is the first time you have visited your Dell Support site. For more information about your Service Tag, click here.
  2. Click the link for Downloads.
  3. Search by the exact filename for pe23_rcu.exe.

    NOTE: For more information about searching for and downloading files from Dell, click the Help link.

  4. When the File Download window appears, click Run this program from its current location and click OK.
    The Security Warning window appears.
  5. Click Yes.
    The Dell Computer Self-Extracting Diskette Set window appears.
  6. Click Setup.
  7. Follow the on-screen prompts to create the driver diskette.


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Article ID: SLN52477

Last Date Modified: 06/16/2015 10:16 AM

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