Driver Details

IDRAC with Lifecycle Controller V.,2.40.40.40

IDRAC with Lifecycle Controller V.,2.40.40.40

Fixes & Enhancements

Fixes :
- Special Note - This release does not include a fix for customers who upgrade via Firmware RACADM or have an active SOL or SSH sessions while firmware upgrade is in progress, which can lead to the iDRAC becoming unresponsive. These customers need to install the 2.40.40.40 release using an alternate methods (like GUI or via DUP) or wait for the next release to upgrade. Customers using 2.30.30.30 or higher are not impacted by this issue.
- Fixed mouse attach/detach issue on VNC Viewer.
- Implemented fix for PowerEdge C6320 to show OEM FRU content in ipmitool FRU command.
- Fixed HDD thermal protection, and as a result fan speeds may increase on certain systems.

Enhancements :
Hardware - Added support of Amulet card on PowerEdge M830
iDRAC/LC firmware
- Added FIPS 140-2 cryptographic support.
- Added support for Redfish version 1.0.2.
- Added support for Server Configuration Profile via Redfish interface.
- Added firmware update support for the following PSUs:
- Flextronics 1600W PSU
- PSU 1100W -48v DC support on DSS 2500
- PSU 550W HVDC PSU support on DSS 1500/1510
- 1100W 240V DC and 220V AC.
- 13G Lite-On 750W PSU
- 13G Lite-On 1100W PSU
- Security, support for TLS 1.1 and higher is enabled. You can select TLS 1.0 and higher, TLS 1.1 and higher, or TLS 1.2 only. [Windows Server 2012, Windows Server 2008 R2, and Windows 7 do not support TLS 1.2 and TLS 1.1. Install the following update to enable TLS 1.2 and TLS 1.1 as a default secure protocols in WinHTTP in Windows: http://support.microsoft.com/kb/3140245/EN-US]
- OpenSSL upgrade Supports LDAP authentication with OPEN-DS. OPEN-DS must have DH key larger than 768 bits.
- Downgrading CMC firmware using shared update from iDRAC is not allowed when FIPS is enabled in CMC.
- Support for riser configuration for Dell PowerEdge R730xd with an Intel Xeon E5-4600 v4 family processor installed.
- Support for Server Configuration Profile (SCP) via Redfish Interface. SCP Import, Export, and Preview are supported.

Note 1: If you execute multiple jobs for various components and iDRAC DUP is one of the jobs, ensure that iDRAC job is the last job in the queue. Ensure that all other jobs are either in SCHEDULED or COMPLETED state before you execute the iDRAC job.
Note 2: Windows Server 2012, Windows Server 2008 R2, and Windows 7 do not support TLS 1.2 and TLS 1.1. Install the following update to enable TLS 1.2 and TLS 1.1 as a default secure protocols in WinHTTP in Windows: http://support.microsoft.com/kb/3140245/EN-US
Note 3: Supports LDAP authentication with OPEN-DS. OPEN-DS must have DH key larger than 768 bits.

Version

Version 2.40.40.40, A00

Category

iDRAC with Lifecycle controller

Release date

12 Oct 2016

Last Updated

17 Oct 2016

Importance

Available formats

File Format:Application
File Name:iDRAC8_2.40.40.40_A00.exe
Download Type:HTTP
File Size: 91 MB
Format Description:Application
To ensure the integrity of your download, please verify the checksum value.
MD5:
b7f49febeb6d5921c952cc6e424cd281
SHA1:
dcf2c713a01ed0a7f06d3e55440aa44bac273341
SHA-256:
fad3284383dbeee8adf37a6cb6e3fda704eef33c6c3c92598e596723ae55f55b
File Format:Rel-Notes-Text
File Name:iDRAC_2_40_40_40_Release_Notes_A00.txt
Download Type:HTTP
File Size: 24 KB
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.
MD5:
0b3ee9c22178ae4747b550dee6fb9710
SHA1:
c553093e381a323b411249c30a7876578ce9fe5d
SHA-256:
31500f2d09d4da493018609af0049dd5576cd2351bd70caf4b5e9d61f0f43fac
File Format:Rel-Notes-PDF
File Name:iDRAC_2_40_40_40_Release_Notes_A00.pdf
Download Type:HTTP
File Size: 89 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:
5734868d514f719e6524b8ac9138c0ed
SHA1:
52be437b550c8c209ddf9cb6f35e62b6fa8fee97
SHA-256:
6946a3b0c92daa711dd1ae7a2ea14f8a168fa94f597892bcdbd4d851ab056034
File Format:GnuPG Signature for Linux Update Package
File Name:iDRAC-with-Lifecycle-Controller_Firmware_WH24V_LN_2.40.40.40_A00.BIN.sign
Download Type:HTTP
File Size: 0.2 KB
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:
4c21d625b68edd35226ca395ce54c4c5
SHA1:
7b02a981b32fa4ec8b3b55a8d7b1d97bc0763d62
SHA-256:
dab85c34fe0d515c1361a2e223d30cf8e20336eb2cc871885278f2dc996dc809
File Format:Update Package for Microsoft® Windows® 64-Bit.
File Name:iDRAC-with-Lifecycle-Controller_Firmware_WH24V_WN64_2.40.40.40_A00.EXE
Download Type:HTTP
File Size: 106 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:
e8627ecbddcedcbf88b0e8b796578ceb
SHA1:
dbebebf8f5090d83b377d54837e86fe9be006ffc
SHA-256:
ca9c21ac0d47b21f7b0662841f3a0fb165adc22d1e62191a3fea62654f07db4c
File Format:Update Package for Microsoft® Windows®
File Name:iDRAC-with-Lifecycle-Controller_Firmware_WH24V_WN32_2.40.40.40_A00.EXE
Download Type:HTTP
File Size: 100 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:
7880cc0b612af175f77ceb2a8c3bc5af
SHA1:
a205e5f2ec5472dbaa92cbf265eb07e7858cd0c2
SHA-256:
dfbf68b73b57d0d25a12c88b88230e875709108e179a2a687d5dd10b807afd26
File Format:Update Package for Red Hat Linux
File Name:iDRAC-with-Lifecycle-Controller_Firmware_WH24V_LN_2.40.40.40_A00.BIN
Download Type:HTTP
File Size: 113 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:
d4a96d3c1d41bf9ae9bfe2574cba03f7
SHA1:
e411c213a23b31f381767cb04dafa8d6b2750ada
SHA-256:
06fe74fcb854694fe3d3b49785c48d1a708aac1ee1ad87c203722ca0054aa339

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Applies to
iDRAC with Lifecycle Controller
Installation instructions
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