Dell Nautilus Firmware Update Utility for SAS and SATA Disk and Solid State Drive - *PLEASE SEE RELEASE_NOTES.TXT FILE FOR A LIST OF DRIVES THIS UPDATE APPLIES TO*

Restart required AUTO INSTALLED This file was automatically installed as part of a recent update. If you are experiencing any issues, you can manually download and reinstall.
This is a general maintenance release utility for updating firmware for SAS and SATA drives. It is a re-release of the previous version with additional firmware updates.

This is for use on PowerEdge platforms that support UEFI boot mode for SAS and SATA drive updates. Please refer to DOS firmware update utility for older platforms.

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Fixes & Enhancements

Fixes and Enhancement details can be found in the "Release_Notes.txt" as one of the available downloads for this application.
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A15, A15

Release date

12 Jun 2015

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Dell Technologies highly recommends applying this important update as soon as possible. The update contains critical bug fixes and changes to improve functionality, reliability, and stability of your Dell system. It may also include security fixes and other feature enhancements.
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File Format: ZipPack External
File Name: Nautilus_efi_A15_ZPE.exe
File Size: 103.29 MB
This is a large file. Depending on your connection speed, it may take some time to download.
Format Description:
This file contains a compressed (or zipped) set of files. Download the file to a folder on your hard drive, and then run (double-click) it to unzip the set of files. Follow the instructions to complete the installation.
To ensure the integrity of your download, please verify the checksum value.

File Format: A text file containing customer friendly fixes and enhancements information
File Name: Release_Notes.txt
File Size: 123.6 KB
This is a large file. Depending on your connection speed, it may take some time to download.
Format Description:
This 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.

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This update will not run if any of the following conditions exist
1. Any Virtual Disk that is not optimal.
2. A RAID container that is performing a Background Initialization or Consistency Check.
3. A Rebuild, Resync, or copyback function is taking place.
4. A RAID set that is Partially Degraded or in a Degraded state.

This update will run on drives remaining in a RAID set that is in a Offline state.
Dell SAS/SATA Hard Drive EFI Firmware Utility

1. Click Download File to download the file.
2. When the File Download window appears, click Save to save the file to your hard drive.

1. Browse to the location where you downloaded the file and double-click the new file.
2. Click Continue to extract it and select a location.
3. Go to the directory where the files where extracted and open the Nautilus folder.
4. Click on 'UsbMake.exe' and either install to a USB drive or create an ISO.
5. Make sure the system boot mode is set to UEFI and boot to the ISO or the USB key.
6. Follow the prompts to install the firmware.

Reboot will be required

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