Driver Details

iDRAC6 Monolithic Release 1.98

iDRAC6 Monolithic v.1.98

Fixes & Enhancements

Enhancements: NA
iDRAC6 DUP update failure on 11G systems using Dell Repository Manager ISO when iDRAC Virtual Media is attached.
iDRAC6 DUP update failure when Dell Toolkit 4.4 is booted via iDRAC Virtual Media.
Security fixes around open source OpenSSH.
Battery information not displayed on iDRAC6 web GUI.
Web Server Allows Password Auto-Completion.
SSL Certificate Chain contains RSA Keys less than 2048 bits.
Block all network traffic from IPs outside a configured IP range.
No IPv6 IP address obtained via DHCP IP when VLAN is configured.
Deprecate use of IPMIv1.5 on iDRAC6 Monolithic.
VMware ESX reports URB timed out USB device may not respond message every time iDRAC is reset.
Disable weak RC4 ciphers on iDRAC6 Monolithic.
vConsole Help shows iDRAC7 instead of iDRAC


Version 1.98, A00


Embedded Server Management

Release date

09 Oct 2014

Last Updated

04 Nov 2016


Available formats

File Format:Update Package for Microsoft® Windows®
File Name:ESM_Firmware_78M0V_WN32_1.98_A00.EXE
Download Type:HTTP
File Size: 60 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.
File Format:Rel-Notes-PDF
File Name:iDRAC6_1.98_A00_ReleaseNotes.pdf
Download Type:HTTP
File Size: 108 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.
File Format:Application
File Name:iDRAC6_1.98_A00.exe
Download Type:HTTP
File Size: 49 MB
Format Description:Application
To ensure the integrity of your download, please verify the checksum value.

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

This driver has been tested by both the independent software vendor (ISV) and Dell on the operating systems, graphics cards, and application supported by your device to ensure maximum compatibility and performance. Details

Dell recommends applying this update during your next scheduled update cycle. The update contains feature enhancements or changes that will help keep your system software current and compatible with other system modules (firmware, BIOS, drivers and software).