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.

Dell Server PowerEdge BIOS R630/R730/R730XD Version 2.7.1

This release contains new Intel Xeon Processor Scalable Family Processor Microcode to address CVE-2017-5715. CVE-2017-5753 and CVE-2017-5754 do not require a microcode update. This release contains BIOS firmware version 2.7.1 for Dell PowerEdge R630/R730/R730XD

Fixes & Enhancements

Fixes & Enhancements:
Fixes
- None

Enhancements
- Updated the Intel Xeon Processor Microcode to address CVE-2017-5715 (http://www.cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=2017-5715)
- Updated the Intel Xeon Processor E5-2600 v4 Product Family Processor Microcode to version 0x0b00002A.
- Updated the Xeon Processor E5-2600 v3 Product Family Processor Microcode to version 0x3C.
- CVE-2017-5753 and CVE-2017-5754 are addressed by Operating System & Hypervisor updates.
- Please see more information at http://www.dell.com/support/article/SLN308588

Version

Version 2.7.1, 2.7.1

Category

BIOS

Release date

24 Feb 2018

Last Updated

26 Feb 2018

Importance

Available formats

File Format: Hard-Drive
File Name: BIOS_NMF8F_EFI_2.7.1.efi
Download Type: HTTP
File Size: 5.44 MB
Format Description:
This file contains compressed content that can be executed from the EFI Shell or EFI Boot Manager. Download the file to the EFI partition on a removable media device. Insert the removable media, then reboot the system and run the program from the EFI Shell or EFI Boot Manager.
To ensure the integrity of your download, please verify the checksum value.
MD5:
e6bd22765f5f90155e37614f9711352c
SHA1:
10f6e883e3e97d7cfebf3a8058de004472372e47
SHA-256:
a498dfe58591fb9a15ca580c6a78c812b13875fba4396b176c5467bf1f32d09e
File Format: Update Package for Microsoft® Windows® 64-Bit.
File Name: BIOS_NMF8F_WN64_2.7.1.EXE
Download Type: HTTP
File Size: 17.78 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:
efe0e93fd6f2fa3e6d54a55a444ee627
SHA1:
1a1f688623333c9ca1e7f8bad1d6cc7850516932
SHA-256:
c68213899162774dd906de1b18b234ece5d8e38b070bf16264abf25bf4c841ca
File Format: GnuPG Signature for Linux Update Package
File Name: BIOS_NMF8F_LN_2.7.1.BIN.sign
Download Type: HTTP
File Size: 226 Bytes
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:
0466e61e2a5698db7e7f4fdf1986be0f
SHA1:
a3d3a69e1fb6ddce3c8094b106abcaa9d3eea8cb
SHA-256:
8e8947125f50392cd4d44da7d6c1ea3e93ba001a353f41ce7def24f3716cf883
File Format: Update Package for Microsoft® Windows®
File Name: BIOS_NMF8F_WN32_2.7.1.EXE
Download Type: HTTP
File Size: 12.89 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:
dbb69968dc0baddae7d2d47e8d98ea8d
SHA1:
8468190433b6591964d30fe9f8e4fb2f2f8fd7f3
SHA-256:
c2d0655992ef965b2dfc58fc36af33ebbf67078663f3dc8229976c0012e58c32
File Format: Update Package for Red Hat Linux
File Name: BIOS_NMF8F_LN_2.7.1.BIN
Download Type: HTTP
File Size: 14.36 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:
efdacc45e0a0bc3ca8acbf6d684fc64d
SHA1:
dc4a29cb217488f4d6cfd33a6b217ce9e0d03ad8
SHA-256:
26f00b898f65f2e4bb52110fbc7d6db4314fb8b811c259ccb09ec4e37b616b97
File Format: Rel-Notes-PDF
File Name: R730R730XDR630_BIOS.2.7.1_RN.pdf
Download Type: HTTP
File Size: 162.27 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:
d9bd273a3d92d030b4a028b452f2b20a
SHA1:
429409b222578343067d0a4a7babf949bfd46985
SHA-256:
08dac14a9f4c94326f6e7261b9caae55c126362d6ad2a4e3258f9a6c8bd9e16c

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

INFO,BIOS LOCK,R630XL,Q3FY18
INFO,BIOS LOCK,R730XL,Q3FY18
PowerEdge BIOS
SWB,BIOS,13G,SECTOR7,Q1FY19OOB
Dell Update Package Instructions for DRMK
Download
1. Click the "Download Now" link to download the file.
2. If the Export Compliance Disclaimer window appears, click the "I agree" link if you accept the agreement.
3. When the File Download window appears, click "Save" to save the file to your hard drive.

Installation
NOTE: You must provide a DOS bootable media, such as a USB key. This executable file does not create the DOS system files.
1. Browse to the location where you downloaded the file.
2. Update the name of the file to DOS recognizable format (8.3). If you do not update the filename to 8.3 format, the filename will be truncated to 8.3 format.
3. Copy the file to the bootable device.
4. Boot the system to DOS by using the bootable device.
5. Run the executable under DOS. Follow the instructions provided by the flash utility.
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Dell Update Package Instructions for EFI
Download
1. Click the "Download Now" link to download the file.
2. If the Export Compliance Disclaimer window appears, click the "I agree" link if you accept the agreement.
3. When the File Download window appears, click "Save" to save the file to your hard drive.
Installation
You can update the BIOS using a UEFI shell bootable media, such as a USB key.
1. Copy the file to the bootable device with UEFI shell.
2. Boot the system to UEFI shell by using the bootable device.
3. Run the executable (.efi) under the UEFI shell. Follow the instructions provided by the flash utility.

You can also load this executable directly from BIOS Boot Manager without a UEFI shell bootable media.
1. Copy the file to a USB device
2. Plug in the USB device and press F11 during POST to enter BIOS Boot Manager
3. Navigate to the System Utilities menu and select BIOS Update File Explorer
4. Select the USB device and navigate through the directory contents to find the executable (.efi)
5. Launch the executable and follow the instructions provided by the flash utility.
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Dell Update Package Instructions for Linux DUP:
Download
1. Click the "Download Now" link to download the file.
2. When the File Download window appears, click "Save" to save the file to your hard drive.
Installation
1. Read over the release information presented by executing the "./[model]_BIOS_LX_[revision].BIN --version" command from the shell.
2. Download and install any prerequisites identified in the above step before proceeding.
3. Install any necessary Embedded Systems Management firmware prior to this BIOS update.
4. Run the update by executing "./[model]_BIOS_LX_[version].BIN" from the shell.
5. Follow the remaining prompts to perform the update.
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Dell Update Package Instructions for Windows Dup:
Download
1. Click the "Download Now" link to download the file.
2. When the File Download window appears, click "Save" to save the file to your hard drive.
Installation
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.
4. Install any necessary Embedded Systems Management firmware prior to this BIOS update.
5. Click the Install button.
6. Follow the remaining prompts to perform the update.
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GnuPG Signature of Dell Update Package Instructions:
Download
1. Click the "Download Now" link to download the file.
2. When the "File Download" window appears, click "Save" to save the file to your hard drive.
Installation
1. Import the Dell public key. (You only need to do once on your system.)
2.Verify the Dell Update Package by using its signature file, [model]_BIOS_LX_[version].BIN.sign
Dell highly recommends applying this update as soon as possible. The update contains changes to improve the reliability and availability of your Dell system.

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