Dell EMC OpenManage Command Line Interface Guide Version 9.1

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BIOS setup settings

The following table lists the BIOS setup attributes supported on PowerEdge systems. The attributes are grouped based on the hardware configuration. The possible attributes may vary in a specific group. The omconfig chassis biossetup command does not display the read-only attributes.

  • NOTE: If you have configured the setup password, then, always set the same password when you configure any BIOS settings.
Table 1. BIOS Setup Settings on PowerEdge systems . This table lists the BIOS Setup Settings on PowerEdge systems
Group name=value pair 1 attribute= name=value pair 2 setting=
BIOS Option Settings attribute=BootSeq sequence=aliasname1, aliasname2,..... aliasnameN
  attribute=HddSeq sequence=aliasname1, aliasname2,..... aliasnameN
Boot Settings attribute=BootMode setting=Bios | Uefi
  attribute=BootSeqRetry setting=Enabled | Disabled
  attribute=HddFailover
  • NOTE: The option is supported only on 13G and later systems.
setting=Enabled | Disabled
  attribute=SetBootOrderFqdd1– SetBootOrderFqdd16
  • NOTE: The option is supported only on 13G and later systems.
setting=< string>
  attribute=SetLegacyHddOrder Fqdd1–SetLegacyHddOrderFqdd16
  • NOTE: The option is supported only on 13G and later systems.
setting=< string>
Integrated Devices attribute=EmbVideo setting=Enabled | Disabled
  attribute=IntegratedNetwork1 setting=Enabled | DisabledOs
  attribute=IntegratedNetwork2 setting=Enabled | DisabledOs
  attribute=IntegratedRaid setting=Enabled | Disabled
  attribute=IntegratedSas setting=Enabled | Disabled
  attribute=InternalSdCard setting=On | Off
  attribute=InternalSdCardRedundancy setting=Mirror | Disabled
  attribute=InternalUsb setting=On | Off
  attribute=IoatEngine setting=Enabled | Disabled
  attribute=OsWatchdogTimer setting=Enabled | Disabled
  attribute=SriovGlobalEnable setting=Enabled | Disabled
  attribute=UsbPorts setting=AllOn | OnlyBackPortsOn | AllOff
  attribute=Usb3Setting
  • NOTE: The option is supported only on 13G and later systems.
setting=Auto | Enabled | Disabled
  attribute=InternalSdCardPrimaryCard
  • NOTE: The option is supported only on 13G and later systems.
setting=SdCard1 | SdCard2
  attribute=CurrentEmbVideoState
  • NOTE: The option is supported only on 13G and later systems.
setting=Enabled | Disabled
Memory Settings attribute=MemOpMode setting=OptimizerMode | SpareMode | MirrorMode | AdvEccMode | SpareWithAdvEccMode
  attribute=MemTest setting=Enabled | Disabled
  attribute=NodeInterleave setting=Enabled | Disabled
  attribute=SysMemSize setting=< string>
  attribute=SysMemSpeed setting=< string>
  attribute=SysMemType setting=< string>
  attribute=SysMemVolt setting=< string>
  attribute=VideoMem setting=< string>
  attribute=ClusterOnDie
  • NOTE: The option is supported only on 13G and later systems.
setting=Enabled | Disabled
Miscellaneous Settings attribute=AssetTag setting=< string>
  attribute=NumLock setting=On | Off
  attribute=ErrPrompt setting=Enabled | Disabled
  attribute=SysMgmtNVByte1 setting=< string>
  attribute=SysMgmtNVByte1 setting=< string>
  attribute=CorrEccSmi setting=Enabled | Disabled
  attribute=InSystemCharacterization
  • NOTE: The option is supported only on 13G and later systems.
setting=FastBoot | OptimizedBoot | Disabled
  attribute=ReportKbdErr setting=Report | NoReport
  attribute=SystemUefiShell setting=Enabled | Disabled
  attribute=ForceInt10
  • NOTE: The option is supported only on 13G and later systems.
setting=Enabled | Disabled
  attribute=PowerCycleRequest setting=None | VirtualAC
Network Settings
  • NOTE: The option is supported only on 13G and later systems.
attribute=PxeDev1EnDis - PxeDev4EnDis setting=Enabled | Disabled
  attribute=PxeDev1Interface - PxeDev4Interface setting=Enabled | Disabled
  attribute=PxeDev1Protocol - PxeDev4Protocol setting=IPv4 | IPv6
  attribute=PxeDev1VlanEnDis - PxeDev4VlanEnDis setting=Enabled | Disabled
  attribute=PxeDev1VlanId - PxeDev4VlanId setting=< integer>
  attribute=PxeDev1VlanPriority - PxeDev4VlanPriority
  • NOTE: Configuration of virtual LAN (VLAN) interfaces are not displayed on Server Administrator Network Settings.
setting=< integer>
One-Time Boot
  • NOTE: The option is not supported on Dell PowerEdge 13G and later systems.
attribute=OneTimeBootMode setting=Disabled | OneTimeBootSeq | OneTimeHddSeq | OneTimeUefiBootSeq | OneTimeCustomBootSeqStr | OneTimeCustomHddSeqStr | OneTimeCustomUefiBootSeqStr
  attribute=OneTimeBootSeqDev sequence=aliasname1, aliasname2,..... aliasnameN
  attribute=OneTimeHddSeqDev sequence=aliasname1, aliasname2,..... aliasnameN
  attribute=OneTimeUefiBootSeqDev sequence=aliasname1, aliasname2,..... aliasnameN
Processor Settings attribute=ControlledTurbo setting=Enabled | Disabled | Custom
  attribute=DataReuse setting=Enabled | Disabled
  attribute=DcuIpPrefetcher setting=Enabled | Disabled
  attribute=DcuStreamerPrefetcher setting=Enabled | Disabled
  attribute=LogicalProc setting=Enabled | Disabled
  attribute=Proc1Brand setting=< string>
  attribute=Proc1Id setting=< string>
  attribute=Proc1L2Cache setting=< string>
  attribute=Proc1L3Cache setting=< string>
  attribute=Proc1NumCores setting=< integer>
  attribute=Proc2Brand setting=< string>
  attribute=Proc2Id setting=< string>
  attribute=Proc2L2Cache setting=< string>
  attribute=Proc2L3Cache setting=< string>
  attribute=Proc2NumCores setting=< integer>
  attribute=Proc64bit setting=< string>
  attribute=ProcAdjCacheLine setting=Enabled | Disabled
  attribute=ProcBusSpeed setting=< string>
  attribute=ProcCores setting=Single | All | Dual | Quad | 1 | 2 | 4 | 6 | 8 | 10 | 12 | 14 | 16
  attribute=ProcCoreSpeed setting=< string>
  attribute=ProcExecuteDisable setting=Enabled | Disabled
  attribute=ProcHwPrefetcher setting=Enabled | Disabled
  attribute=ProcVirtualization setting=Enabled | Disabled
  attribute=QpiBandwidthPriority setting=InputOutput | Compute
  attribute=QpiSpeed setting=MaxDataRate | 8GTps | 7GTps | 6GTps
  attribute=RtidSetting setting=Enabled | Disabled
  attribute=Proc1ControlledTurbo – Proc4ControlledTurbo
  • NOTE: The option is supported only on 13G and later systems.
setting=Disabled | ControlledTurboLimit | ControlledTurboLimitMinus1 | ControlledTurboLimitMinus2 | ControlledTurboLimitMinus3
  attribute=ProcConfigTdp
  • NOTE: The option is supported only on 13G and later systems.
setting=Nominal | Level1 | Level2
  attribute=ProcATS setting=Enabled | Disabled
  • NOTE: The option is read-only if ProcVirtualization is set to Disabled.
  attribute=ProcX2Apic
  • NOTE: The option is supported only on 13G and later systems.
setting=Enabled | Disabled
  • NOTE: The option is read-only if ProcVirtualization is set to Disabled.
SATA Settings attribute=EmbSata setting=Off | AtaMode | RaidMode | AhciMode
  attribute=eSataPort1 setting=Off | Auto
  attribute=eSataPort1Capacity setting=< string>
  attribute=eSataPort1DriveType setting=< string>
  attribute=eSataPort1Model setting=< string>
  attribute=SataPortA - SataPortJ setting=Off | Auto
  attribute=SataPortACapacity - SataPortJCapacity setting=< string>
  attribute=SataPortADriveType - SataPortJDriveType setting=< string>
  attribute=SataPortAModel - SataPortJModel setting=< string>
  attribute=SecurityFreezeLock setting=Enabled | Disabled
  attribute=WriteCache setting=Enabled | Disabled
Serial Communication attribute=ConTermType setting=Vt100Vt220 | Ansi
  attribute=ExtSerialConnector setting=Serial1 | Serial2 | RemoteAccDevice
  attribute=FailSafeBaud setting=115200 | 57600 | 19200 | 9600
  attribute=RedirAfterBoot setting=Enabled | Disabled
  attribute=SerialComm setting=OnNoConRedir | OnConRedirCom1 | OnConRedirCom2 | Off
  attribute=SerialPortAddress setting=Serial1Com1Serial2Com2 | Serial1Com2Serial2Com1 | Com1 | Com2
Slot Disablement attribute=Slot n setting=Enabled | Disabled | BootDriverDisabled
System Information attribute=SysMfrContactInfo setting=< string>
  attribute=SystemBiosVersion setting=< string>
  attribute=SystemManufacturer setting=< string>
  attribute=SystemModelName setting=< string>
  attribute=SystemServiceTag setting=< string>
  attribute=SystemMeVersion
  • NOTE: The option is supported only on 13G and later systems.
setting=< string>
  attribute=UefiComplianceVersion
  • NOTE: The option is supported only on 13G and later systems.
setting=< string>
  attribute=SystemCpldVersion setting=< string>
System Profile Settings attribute=MemFrequency setting=MaxPerf |1866MHz | 1600MHz | 1333MHz |1067MHz | 800MHz | MaxReliability
  attribute=MemPatrolScrub setting=Standard | Extended | Disabled
  attribute=MemRefreshRate setting=1x | 2x
  attribute=MemVolt

setting=AutoVolt | Volt15V | Volt135V

  • NOTE: Volt15V represents 1.5 Volt and Volt135V represents 1.35 Volt
  attribute=ProcC1E setting=Enabled | Disabled
  attribute=ProcCStates setting=Enabled | Disabled
  attribute=ProcPwrPerf setting=MaxPerf | MinPwr | SysDbpm | OsDbpm
  attribute=ProcTurboMode setting=Enabled | Disabled
  attribute=SysProfile setting=PerfPerWattOptimizedOs | PerfPerWattOptimizedDapc | PerfOptimized | Custom | DenseCfgOptimized
  attribute=EnergyEfficientTurbo
  • NOTE: The option is supported only on 13G and later systems.
setting=Enabled | Disabled
  attribute=EnergyPerformanceBias
  • NOTE: The option is supported only on 13G and later systems.
setting=MaxPower | BalancedPerformance | BalancedEfficiency | LowPower
  attribute=UncoreFrequency
  • NOTE: The option is supported only on 13G and later systems.
setting=DynamicUFS | MaxUFS | MinUFS
  attribute=ProcNTurboCoreNum (N= 0-3) , where the value of N is 0–3.
  • NOTE: The option is supported only on 13G and later systems.
setting=All | 1 | 2 | 4 | 6 | 8 | 10 | 12 | 14 | 16 | 18
  attribute=MonitorMwait setting=Enabled | Disabled
  attribute=CollaborativeCpuPerfCtrl setting=Enabled | Disabled
System Security attribute=AcPwrRcvry setting=On | Off | Last
  attribute=AcPwrRcvryDelay setting=Immediate | User | Random
  attribute=AcPwrRcvryUserDelay setting=< integer>
  attribute=AesNi setting=Enabled | Disabled
  attribute=IntelTxt setting=On | Off
  attribute=NmiButton setting=Enabled | Disabled
  attribute=PasswordStatus setting=Locked | Unlocked
  attribute=PwrButton setting=Enabled | Disabled
  attribute=SetupPassword setting=< string>
  attribute=SysPassword setting=< string>
  attribute=TpmActivation
  • NOTE: The option is not supported on Dell PowerEdge 13G and later systems.
setting=NoChange | Activate | Deactivate
  attribute=TpmClear
  • NOTE: The option is not supported on Dell PowerEdge 13G and later systems.
  • CAUTION: Clearing the TPM will cause loss of all keys in the TPM. This could affect booting of the operating system.
setting=Yes | No
  attribute=TpmSecurity setting=Off | OnPbm | OnNoPbm
  attribute=TpmInfo
  • NOTE: The option is supported only on 13G and later systems.
setting=< string>
  attribute=TpmCommand
  • NOTE: The option is supported only on 13G and later systems.
setting=None | Activate | Deactivate | Clear
  attribute=TpmStatus setting=< string>
  attribute=TcmActivation
  • NOTE: The option is not supported on Dell PowerEdge 13G and later systems.
setting=NoChange | Activate | Deactivate
  attribute=TcmClear
  • NOTE: The option is not supported on Dell PowerEdge 13G and later systems.
  • CAUTION: Clearing the TCM will cause loss of all keys in the TCM. This could affect booting of the operating system.
setting=Yes | No
  attribute=TcmSecurity
  • NOTE: The option is not supported on Dell PowerEdge 13G and later systems.
setting=Off | OnPbm | OnNoPbm
  attribute=SecureBoot
  • NOTE: The option is supported only on 13G and later systems.
setting=Enabled | Disabled
  attribute=SecureBootPolicy
  • NOTE: The option is supported only on 13G and later systems.
setting=Enabled | Disabled
  attribute=UefiVariableAccess setting=Standard | Controlled
UEFI Boot Settings attribute=UefiBootSeq sequence=aliasname1, aliasname2,..... aliasnameN

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