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 BIOS PowerEdge R430/R530/T430 Version 2.9.1

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Enhanced BIOS security protection features. Updated the Intel Xeon Processor Microcode to version 0x0B000033. Fixed an issue pertaining to the TPM PCR2 measurement. For more information about specific items newly added and resolved in this version, see the New and enhanced features section and Fixed issues section in this Release Notes.
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BIOS_7V25P_WN32_2.9.1_02.EXE

File Format: Update Package for MS Windows 32-Bit
File Name: BIOS_7V25P_WN32_2.9.1_02.EXE
File Size: 13 MB
Format Description
Dell Update Packages (DUP) in Microsoft Windows 32bit format have been designed to run on Microsoft Windows 64bit Operating Systems. Dell Update Packages (DUP) in Microsoft Windows 64bit format will only run on Microsoft Windows 64bit Operating Systems. When selecting a device driver update be sure to select the one that is appropriate for your operating system.
To ensure the integrity of your download, please verify the checksum value.
MD5:
4e082f9e4d683937b61e920d03bf5c89
SHA1:
be4411ad957f8d94d0fb82dc2ece9d5bd277203d
SHA-256:
c7fa02e80e20389a7fe7ac0ebbe08f02127ca8f68efbd40e94b79549391d20fd

Fixes & Enhancements

Fixes
- Fixed an issue pertaining to the PCR2 measurement. When TPM is enabled, the PCR2 values were sometimes inconsistent when the CSIOR was enabled.

Enhancements
- Enhanced the BIOS security protection features.
- Updated the Intel Xeon Processor E5-2600 v4 Product Family Processor Microcode to version 0x0B000033.
- Updated the Intel Xeon Processor E5-2600 v3 Product Family Processor Microcode to version 0x41.
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Version

2.9.1, 2.9.1

Release date

01 Feb 2019

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_7V25P_LN_2.9.1.BIN.sign
File Size: 226 Bytes
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:
d464d4ced79272b6b8980d5c54df423b
SHA1:
bd5d26f4f231d50a369710e9cef26e8c7135ce19
SHA-256:
165a928a3ebcbbd86dffdc90f51eb698d1f776efe659c24e0148ecd95bd585b3

File Format: A self-extracting file for use in 64-bit machines
File Name: BIOS_7V25P_EFI_2.9.1.efi
File Size: 5.44 MB
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:
13b167a17503d570421f1912d89b9a6c
SHA1:
e727aa568226e844adc5490d57e506912391b470
SHA-256:
c4f78c1c2f32ec5a118cff766716d6bd9909dfb13954de32bab79754c4948337

File Format: An archive of PDF files to provide help and procedural information to the customers
File Name: R430R530T430_BIOS.2.9.1_RN.pdf
File Size: 382.69 KB
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:
99bc688a1ff3a1a5ba63d6790735a745
SHA1:
ec0919fb39fef95d9755192850ae340deadfa5cb
SHA-256:
385acaaf2fd9380412f30f75641afdbe511735633249cf0c3cc4dc7fc87ce040

File Format: Update Package for MS Windows 64-Bit.
File Name: BIOS_7V25P_WN64_2.9.1_02.EXE
File Size: 17.91 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:
864586be92682dc0b4f214c2419ade21
SHA1:
da4421b89c4f38f09f08ed9a03a89fc604426bf6
SHA-256:
a0117585116bf27f1ed9424eaa6f3a0de441d7e7f07cce00e602602a24b5e10d

File Format: Update Package for Red Hat Linux
File Name: BIOS_7V25P_LN_2.9.1.BIN
File Size: 14.41 MB
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:
dc70be82c456a73f42e5ebb92cf258d4
SHA1:
a156e125b0c9b37abac3163359684240f95f457d
SHA-256:
6edfd20606dc5ba48fb39d443412571ec9f1bb160debfec7115d74ed7d031ada

By downloading, you accept the terms of the Dell Software License Agreement.

Additional details

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PowerEdge R530/R430/T430 BIOS
Dell Update Package Instructions for DRMK
Download
1. Click the "Download Now" link to download the file.
2. If the Export Compliance Disclaimer window appears, click the "I agree" link if you accept the agreement.
3. When the File Download window appears, click "Save" to save the file to your hard drive.

Installation
NOTE: You must provide a DOS bootable media, such as a USB key. This executable file does not create the DOS system files.
1. Browse to the location where you downloaded the file.
2. Update the name of the file to DOS recognizable format (8.3). If you do not update the filename to 8.3 format, the filename will be truncated to 8.3 format.
3. Copy the file to the bootable device.
4. Boot the system to DOS by using the bootable device.
5. Run the executable under DOS. Follow the instructions provided by the flash utility.
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Dell Update Package Instructions for EFI
Download
1. Click the "Download Now" link to download the file.
2. If the Export Compliance Disclaimer window appears, click the "I agree" link if you accept the agreement.
3. When the File Download window appears, click "Save" to save the file to your hard drive.
Installation
You can update the BIOS using a UEFI shell bootable media, such as a USB key.
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 (.efi) under the UEFI shell. Follow the instructions provided by the flash utility.

You can also load this executable directly from 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. Navigate to 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 provided by the flash utility.
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Dell Update Package Instructions for Linux DUP:
Download
1. Click the "Download Now" link to download the file.
2. When the File Download window appears, click "Save" to save the file to your hard drive.
Installation
1. Read over the release information presented by executing the "./[model]_BIOS_LX_[revision].BIN --version" command from the shell.
2. Download and install any prerequisites 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.
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Dell Update Package Instructions for Windows Dup:
Download
1. Click the "Download Now" link to download the file.
2. When the File Download window appears, 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 over the release information presented in the dialog window.
3. Download and install any prerequisites 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.
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GnuPG Signature of Dell Update Package Instructions:
Download
1. Click the "Download Now" link to download the file.
2. When the "File Download" window appears, click "Save" to save the file to your hard drive.
Installation
1. Import the Dell public key. (You only need to do 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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