OEM ID Module for OEMR R720, OEMR R720xd, OEMR R720 XL, and OEMR R720xd XL

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OEM Ready ID Module for OEMR R720, OEMR R720xd, OEMR R720 XL, and OEMR R720xd XL. Dell Update Package install is optional for OEM Ready R720 systems.

Fixes & Enhancements

Adding support to the OEM Ready ID Module for SLP 2.3.


Version 1.0, A00


Identity Module

Release date

03 Feb 2016

Last Updated

03 Feb 2016


Available formats

File Format: Non-Packaged
File Name: 7MNG4_CustBSU_0_00.exe
Download Type: HTTP
File Size: 164.37 KB
Format Description:
This file format consists of a BIOS-executable file. To use it, download the file and copy it to a DOS-bootable USB flash drive, then boot the system to the USB flash drive and run the program.
To ensure the integrity of your download, please verify the checksum value.

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

******************* ""Cust"" ( Customer ) exe *******************
1) Ensure Identity Module's exe file does not have ""BSU"" ( Board Service Util) in its file name.
2) Extract .pm from the zip pack exe.
3) Login to iDRAC web GUI , navigate to 'Update and Rollback' link on left pane.
4) Using 'Firmware Update' tab, browse to the ""Cust"" .pm file and upload it.
5) Under the 'Update Details' section, select your .pm file. Ensure 'Current' and 'Available' revisions are as expected.
6) Click 'Install' button.
7) Go to 'Job Queue' tab and wait for your install job to change from 'New' to 'Completed'.
8) Navigate to 'Troubleshooting' link on left pane. Click on 'Diagnostic' tab on right. Click on 'iDRAC rest to Default Settings' link. Note: This step will set V4 DHCP to Std Dell's default value of disabled.
Wait for iDRAC reboot to complete ( about 4 minutes ).Enable V4 DHCP (assuming that was current setting).
11) Reboot the system.Wait for System to complete followed by one more self-reboot before you see updated BIOS splash logo.
12) Verify that the tab -->'System Inventory' --> 'Firmware Inventory' shows 'Identity Module' as a component with new revision.
13) Verify the Branding changes ( on iDrac GUI and System) are working.
14) Restore ( if any ) iDRAC user settings that were noted during 'Preparation' above.

******************* 'Identity Module DUP' ( aka PM DUP). *******************

1) None of the below methods using DUP are supported for users upgrading from OEMReady rev 1.0 to rev 1.01. These are listed here for
those users trying to switch back to rev 1.01 from a later revision of OEM Ready.
2)For users upgrading from OEMReady revision 1.0, using ""Cust"" .pm file is the only supported method.
3) All below methods are for updating installed Identity Module and not for Fresh Install.

1) Ensure you have IdentityModule DUP for the appropriate 12G platform and that your system is already Debranded using atleast OEMReady Identity Module revision 1.01.
2) Ensure you have iDRAC revision 1.30.30 or later and Lifecycle Controller revision or later.
3) Ensure you have appropriate windows or Linux IdentityModule DUP matching your OS.


1) Refer to ""Dell Update Packages Version 7.2 User's Guide"" or later found on Dell's support site http://www.dell.com/support/home .

INSTALLATION ( Remote Enablement method):
1) Please request latest '12G_Dell_OEM_IdentityModule_One_to_Many_Update"" document from Dell OEM team.


Note: Only windows DUP are supported for this method.
1) Login to Idrac GUI. Navigate to 'Update and Rollback' link and using ""Firmware Update"" tab, browse to the windows DUP on your machine.
2) Upload the windows DUP and confirm ""Package successfully downloaded"" message under 'Update details'.
3) Click on 'Install next reboot' or 'Install and Reboot' button as appropriate.
4) Navigate to 'Job Queue' page and confirm that the job completed.
5) Let the iDRAC reboot complete ( depending upon install option you chose in step 3).
6) Reboot host.
7) Verify the Branding changes ( on iDrac GUI and System) are working.

******************* ""Cust BSU "".exe (Board Service Utility) *******************

Important Notes:
1. This utility should only be used for installing after motherboard replacement and by Dell OEM Service team ( using 'MotherBoard Replacement' steps). Use of this utility for other purposes may render the current application inoperable. Please consult your support/services before using this utility.
1) Ensure system is already Debranded and the file is for your platform.
2) Note any iDRAC user settings that are important for your specific usage. 'Reset iDRAC to Default Settings' is needed for this installation and will set iDRAC user settings ( outside Identity Module) to revert to Std Dell Defaults.

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