Dell Server Deployment Pack 2.1 SP01 ( for Microsoft System Center Configuration Manager

Dell Server Deployment pack is a plugin to Microsoft System Center Configuration Manager.

You can perform the following tasks using the Dell Server Deployment Pack:

•Configure the server's Dell Remote Access Controller (DRAC), integrated Dell Remote Access Controller (iDRAC), RAID, and BIOS using INI files and Command Line Interface (CLI) options. You can also configure RAID using the Array Builder Wizard.
•Create a Dell-specific boot image that is used in the operating system deployment.
•Import and apply driver installation packages for specific Dell servers.
•Consolidated launch points to various wizards, to perform a typical server deployment on site server installation.
•Enhanced support for up to sixteen global and dedicated RAID hot spares.
•Support for Microsoft System Center Configuration Manager 2012, 2012 SP1, 2007 R2, SP2, and R3 releases.
•Support for importing of Dell Deployment ToolKit (DTK) using the Deployment ToolKit Configuration Wizard. Make sure that you import DTK package only from site server and not from the admin console.
•Support for importing Dell driver packages from the Configuration Manager Admin Console.
•Support for deployment using x64 boot images (DTK with 64-bit support is required).

Fixes & Enhancements

113553: Variable Replacement feature in Configuration Manager DSDP 2.1 failing. This service pack contains a resolution for this issue, and this resolution enables you to replace all types of variables at run time (Task Sequence, System, and Machine).


Version, A00


Systems Management

Release date

09 Jan 2014

Last Updated

10 Sep 2014


Available formats

File Format:Hard-Drive
File Name:Dell_Server_Deployment_Pack_v2.1_SP01.exe
Download Type:HTTP
File Size: 2 MB
Format Description:This file format consists of an archive of files that may be decompressed to a directory on the hard drive. The installation can then be done from that directory.
To ensure the integrity of your download, please verify the checksum value.

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Other versions
3.0,A00 08 Sep 20145:51:47 AM
2.1,A01 09 Apr 20146:45:29 AM,A00 09 Apr 20146:45:29 AM
2.0,A00 04 Apr 20124:17:39 PM
Supported Operating Systems
Windows Server 2008 x64
Windows Server 2012
Windows 7, 32-bit
Windows 7, 64-bit
Windows 8, 32-bit
Windows 8, 64-bit
Windows Vista, 32-bit
Windows Server 2008 x86
Windows Server 2008 R2
Windows Vista, 64-bit
Installation instructions
1. Download Dell_Server_Deployment_Pack_v2.1_SP01.exe to the specified folder on the server you have installed DSDP 2.1.
2. Double-click Dell_Server_Deployment_Pack_v2.1_SP01.exe and extract the files to the folder.

1. Browse to the folder where the files are extracted and run the installer (Dell_Server_Deployment_Pack_v2.1_SP01.exe).After you run the installer, the installation will complete automatically

Note: The Dell Server Deployment Service Pack v2.1.0.1 must be installed over Dell Server Deployment Pack (DSDP) v2.1.
If you require a copy of DSDP v.2.1, visit

For more information on Dell Server Deployment Service Pack, see
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 the customer review specifics about the update to determine if it applies to your system. The update contains changes that impact only certain configurations, or provides new features that may/may not apply to your environment.