A Dell Update Package (DUP) is a self-contained executable in a standard package format that updates a single software element on the system. Using DUPs, you can update a wide range of system components simultaneously and apply scripts to similar sets of Dell systems to levels.
You can use DUPs to:
Apply an individual update to a system.
Install device drivers in interactive and non-interactive modes.
Execute multiple updates on the system interactive commands that you write using the CLI feature.
Leverage the scheduling of your operating system and software distribution utilities to apply updates remotely to any number of systems.
DUPs are available for the following software components:
System firmware, also known as the Embedded Systems Management (ESM) firmware
Network firmware and drivers
Remote Access Controller (RAC) firmware
RAID controller firmware and device drivers
Software RAID 3.0 (S130) driver
Hard-disk drives (HDDs), Serial Advanced Technology Attachment (SATA), Serial Attached SCSI (SAS), and solid-state drives (SSDs)