Driver Details

Dell Systems Build and Update Utility, v2.4

Dell OpenManage Systems Build and Update Utility (SBUU) is a Graphical User Interface (GUI) based one-to-one deployment and update tool for of the Dell Systems. It is available at and as part of the Dell Systems Management Tools and Documentation DVD. It has modules such as Server OS Installation (SOI), Firmware Update, and Hardware Configuration. These modules enable you to update BIOS and firmware in the pre-operating system environment, apply these settings on the current system or on multiple systems, and install the operating system.

Fixes & Enhancements

1. SBUU ISO release updated for the Shellshock vulnerability (CVE-2014-7169 and CVE-2014-6271) available.

1.Added support for the following operating systems:
a.Microsoft Windows Server 2012 R2
b.Novell SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP3 64 bit
c.Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6.5 64 bit
d.VMware ESXi 5.0 U3 Flash and HDD
e.Vmware ESXi 5.1 U2 Flash and HDD
f.VMware ESXi 5.5 Flash and HDD
g.VMware vSphere 5.5

2. Added support for the following Adapter cards:
a.Mellanox ConnectX-3 Dual Port 40 GbE QSFP and Network Adapter
b.Mellanox ConnectX-3 Dual Port 10 GbE DA/SFP and Network Adapter
c.Mellanox ConnectX-3 Dual Port 10 GbE KR Blade Mezzanine Card
d.Emulex OCe14102-UX-D Dual Port 10Gb SFP and CNA
e.Emulex OCm14102-U3-D Dual Port 10Gb KR Blade Mezz
f.Emulex OCm14102-U2-D Dual Port 10Gb KR Blade NDC
g.Emulex OCm14104-UX-D Quad Port 10Gb DA/SFP and Rack NDC

3. Support for following Dell PowerEdge servers :
R920 ,M820VRTX,R220,M520VRTX ,M620VRTX

4.Added support for Dell PERC 9 controllers (H730P Adapter) with the following features:
a.RAID 10 virtual disk with uneven span.
b.Advanced 4K sector hard disk drives.
c.T10 Protection Information (PI) for data integrity.

5.Deprecated support for the following operating systems:
a.SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 10 SP4
b.SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP2
c.Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6.4 (64 bit)
d.VMware ESXi 5.1 U1 HDD and Flash
e.VMware ESXi 5.0 U2 HDD and Flash


Version 2.4, A01


Secure Systems Management

Release date

10 Nov 2014

Last Updated

11 Nov 2014


Available formats

File Format:ISO Image
File Name:sbuu_2.4_1294_A01.iso
Download Type:HTTP
File Size: 1504 MB
Format Description:This file contains an ISO image used to create a CDROM. Download the file to a folder on your hard drive, then create a CD using your preferred CD burning software.
To ensure the integrity of your download, please verify the checksum value.

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

2.3.2,A00 01 Apr 20146:52:38 AM
2.3,A00 01 Apr 20146:52:10 AM
Supported Operating Systems
Citrix XenServer 6.2
Novell SuSE Linux ES 11
VMware ESXi 4.1
VMware ESXi 5.0
Windows Server 2008 x64
Windows Server 2012
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6
Red Hat Ent Linux 5
Windows Server 2012 R2
Windows Server 2008 x86
Windows Server 2008 R2
VMware ESX 4.1
VMware ESXi 5.1
VMware ESXi 5.5
Applies to
Systems Build and Update Utility
Installation instructions
1. Click the Download File link to download the file.
2. When the File Download window appears, click Save to save the file to your hard drive.Extract Files
3. Burn this downloaded ISO into a DVD
4. Boot the DVD on supported Dell PowerEdge Server (as mentioned in platforms affected) and proceed for operating system deployment.

Note - Alternatively you can also boot up a supported PowerEdge Server with its iDRAC Virtual Media mounted with the downloaded ISO
a. Dell system with minimum memory of 512 MB.
b. DVD drive, Dell Server Updates media, and Dell Systems Management Tools and Documentation media (to install Dell OpenManage System Administrator).
c. A Network File System (NFS) or multiple Samba network shares.
NOTE - If you do not have network connectivity for the system you are deploying, make sure that you have multiple USB drives.
NOTE - This is not applicable for PowerEdge SC systems.
d. Basic knowledge of RAID, BIOS, BMC, and DRAC.
Important Information
SBUU ISO release updated for the Shellshock vulnerability (CVE-2014-7169 and CVE-2014-6271) available.

For documentation, see
Documentation link has install guides and other reference guides
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.