Do not turn off your computer or disconnect from the power source while updating the BIOS as this could harm your computer. During the update, your computer will restart and you may briefly see a black screen.

Before updating, please read the installation instructions and important information noted below.

Dell Server PowerEdge BIOS R630/R730/R730XD Version 2.16.0

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.
For more information about specific items added and resolved in this BIOS version, see the Fixes and New and enhanced features sections.
To view all drivers for your PowerEdge R730, go to Drivers and downloads.
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BIOS_7557V_WN64_2.16.0_02.EXE | 18.96 MB
This is a large file. Depending on your connection speed, it may take some time to download.

File Format: Update Package for MS Windows 64-Bit.
File Name: BIOS_7557V_WN64_2.16.0_02.EXE
File Size: 18.96 MB
Format Description
Dell 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:
398c9e9be42c1b3dfc12ee25e49c707d
SHA1:
680a3312301eb29a6bc532a6a8ab4044ce21ca15
SHA-256:
850219285a8fd3cb7475e3565d9f1c7041deca27563e50a2b9f283b60c6763d6

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Fixes & Enhancements

Fixes:
- Firmware updates to address Dell Security Advisory DSA-2022-204.
- This product release contains security updates. Once available, information will be accessible on the Dell Security Advisories and Notices website.

Enhancements:
- None for this release.
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Version

2.16.0, 2.16.0

Release date

29 Nov 2022

Download Type

System BIOS

Category

BIOS

Importance

Urgent
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: A GnuPG file which contains a cryptographic signature
File Name: BIOS_7557V_LN64_2.16.0_02.BIN.sign
File Size: 226 Bytes
This is a large file. Depending on your connection speed, it may take some time to download.
Format Description:
The 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:
80f9a49fc22260cdafcea0818e55d92f
SHA1:
534c70abe5e28777188b510f8706f8baafef4ee0
SHA-256:
88893648222d2994ac833c86444401215e56e7c8643e6908b46c5cf35303a0ea

File Format: A self-extracting file for use in 64-bit machines
File Name: R730-021600.efi
File Size: 5.45 MB
This is a large file. Depending on your connection speed, it may take some time to download.
Format Description:
This file contains compressed content that can be executed from the EFI Shell or EFI Boot Manager. Download the file to the EFI partition on a removable media device. Insert the removable media, then reboot the system and run the program from the EFI Shell or EFI Boot Manager.
To ensure the integrity of your download, please verify the checksum value.
MD5:
1695cc76d076483e6311a571d569816f
SHA1:
fe1302607f8c99c044b7e257d03830b02be1fca5
SHA-256:
6bafd2137edda31334a5669ff1eea5a2eee81001dbf7b29f9521031a18ff84e4

File Format: An archive of PDF files to provide help and procedural information to the customers
File Name: R730_R730XD_R630_BIOS_2.16.0.pdf
File Size: 98.75 KB
This is a large file. Depending on your connection speed, it may take some time to download.
Format Description:
This 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:
a498dba97143f2b0da965a0ca44e56d9
SHA1:
354ad0a96383d8651cfe8701a61077f88717fa2d
SHA-256:
77e976ab7963446c7cda2256d4f735f0b7df012fff84c97ed02045e796686d06

File Format: Update Package for Red Hat Linux
File Name: BIOS_7557V_LN64_2.16.0_02.BIN
File Size: 9.8 MB
This is a large file. Depending on your connection speed, it may take some time to download.
Format Description:
Dell 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:
5d06df6e03ad2cdb095897797fa60f28
SHA1:
9804c4872bacceb1720f195d843422832eea6a5b
SHA-256:
09d07b59a7edeb8462a10348b293d5b0dea90ff4993cf5af84202bf7359256ff

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Additional details

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This release provides continued code optimization to improve stability and performance.
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1.5.409 Dec 2015
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Note 1: If BitLocker is not enabled on your system, you can ignore this step. Before updating the BIOS, ensure that you suspend BitLocker encryption on a BitLocker-enabled system. For information about how to disable BitLocker, see How to Enable or Disable BitLocker with TPM in Windows at support.dell.com.
Note 2: Do not turn off power or interrupt the BIOS update process during the update.
Note 3: Your system requires a restart after installing the BIOS. The restart must be completed to ensure that the update is installed.

Dell Update Package Instructions for EFI

Download
1. Click the Download button.
2. If the Export Compliance Disclaimer window is displayed, click the I agree link if you accept the agreement.
3. When the File Download window is displayed, click Save to save the file to your hard drive.

Installation
Option 1: Update the BIOS using a UEFI shell bootable media such as a USB drive.
1. Copy the file to the bootable device with UEFI shell.
2. Boot the system to UEFI shell by using the bootable device.
3. Run the executable file (.efi) under the UEFI shell. Follow the instructions provided by the flash utility.

Option 2: Update the BIOS from the BIOS Boot Manager without a UEFI shell bootable media.
1. Copy the file to a USB device.
2. Plug in the USB device and press F11 during POST to enter BIOS Boot Manager.
3. Browse the System Utilities menu and select BIOS Update File Explorer.
4. Select the USB device and navigate through the directory contents to find the executable (.efi).
5. Launch the executable and follow the instructions that are provided by the flash utility.

Dell Update Package Instructions for Linux DUP

Download
1. Click the Download button.
2. When the File Download window is displayed, click Save to save the file to your hard drive.

Installation
1. Read the release information that are presented by executing
the ./[model]_BIOS_LX_[revision].BIN --version command from the shell.
2. Download and install any prerequisites that are identified in the above step before proceeding.
3. Install any necessary Embedded Systems Management firmware prior to this BIOS update.
4. Run the update by executing ./[model]_BIOS_LX_[version].BIN from the shell.
5. Follow the remaining prompts to perform the update.

Dell Update Package Instructions for Windows DUP

Download
1. Click the Download button.
2. When the File Download window is displayed, 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 the information in the dialog window.
3. Download and install any prerequisites that are identified in the dialog window before proceeding.
4. Install any necessary Embedded Systems Management firmware prior to this BIOS update.
5. Click the Install button.
6. Follow the remaining prompts to perform the update.

GnuPG Signature of Dell Update Package Instructions

Download
1. Click the Download button.
2. When the File Download window is displayed, click Save to save the file to your hard drive.

Installation
1. Import the Dell public key. (You need to do this only once on your system.)
2. Verify the Dell Update Package by using its signature file [model]_BIOS_LX_[version].BIN.sign.

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