Dell 12G PowerEdge Server Backplane Expander Firmware for PowerEdge VRTX

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Dell 12G PowerEdge Server Backplane Expander Firmware for PowerEdge VRTX
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Fixes & Enhancements

Add support for SAS3 compliant hard drives.
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Version

2.00, A00-00

Release date

26 Aug 2014

Download Type

Firmware

Category

Embedded Server Management

Importance

Recommended
Dell Technologies recommends applying this update during your next scheduled update cycle. The update contains changes to maintain overall system health. It ensures that the system software remains current and compatible with other system modules (firmware, BIOS, drivers, and software) and may include other new features.
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File Format: Update Package for MS Windows 64-Bit.
File Name: VRTX_ESM_Firmware_DMR89_WN64_2.00_A00-00.EXE
File Size: 19.96 MB
This is a large file. Depending on your connection speed, it may take some time to download.
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:
67c0fb96f7e6a51f439a9f69e4bd6be5
SHA1:
071cb29398ec51301d8a3a14462b1b7f71f0d44f
SHA-256:
7e25260f9f9b0709731cd0c63ff8ee1a2e27efb36e83682fc9487cdc6b5e6804

File Format: A GnuPG file which contains a cryptographic signature
File Name: VRTX_ESM_Firmware_DMR89_LN_2.00_A00-00.BIN.sign
File Size: 189 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:
1a6ca076b1a0097e864023b2f551976f
SHA1:
b6e06a1ce1a598a7a7a9e64f9ed05291a8888937
SHA-256:
bdbb274b793e7d0f522e498e18d1d17b385290e48c07eece05524cf8e09aaa1e

File Format: Update Package for MS Windows 32-Bit
File Name: VRTX_ESM_Firmware_DMR89_WN32_2.00_A00-00.EXE
File Size: 11.96 MB
This is a large file. Depending on your connection speed, it may take some time to download.
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:
91746e3e81f87d05bb69f38463589d81
SHA1:
e2fe0df8bb5b696912c81a8dd7ec38a1bcbe3f98
SHA-256:
9cf333d32c062deea20996637661f9d3fea42401c484388f83c899316a3f2ac4

File Format: Update Package for Red Hat Linux
File Name: VRTX_ESM_Firmware_DMR89_LN_2.00_A00-00.BIN
File Size: 10.25 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:
daa84bf01aa396c794519bec0fcf35de
SHA1:
2816d41533acc4a602b7fb495bd50945a117c54a
SHA-256:
fde205082cdeb2867352f1bdba9d8ba992031b4928f6881b28d122f12565e368

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Expander Firmware will not update by executing Dell Update Package in Operating System . Please follow instructions under "Install Instructions" for correct installation method.
This firmware cannot be rolled back to a 1.xx version.
You must power cycle your system for this firmware to take effect.
PowerEdge VRTX SAS Expander Firmware
Dell Update Package Instructions

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

Installation
Expander Firmware update is performed by Chassis Management controller for PowerEdge VRTX. Please refer to the latest Chassis Management Controller for Dell PowerEdge VRTX User Guide
To update the storage components in Chassis Management Controller :

1.In the left pane of Chassis Management Controller, click Chassis Overview. Then click Storage. Then click Update.
2.On the Storage Component Update page, click Browse, select the DUP that is downloaded earlier, and then click Upload.
a. The DUP is uploaded to CMC and the Firmware Update Status page is displayed with the following information:
3. Elapsed Time
4. Target Components
5. Current Firmware Version
6. Update State
You must power cycle your system for this firmware to take effect.

Reboot will be required

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