Dell EMC OpenManage Essentials Version 2.5 User's Guide

Understanding sources of system updates

  • Online source—Default option which downloads latest driver and firmware versions from This is also a default option for updating MX Chassis devices.
    • NOTE: OpenManage Essentials automatically checks for system updates and displays a message if a newer version is available.
  • File system source—Drivers and firmware from the OpenManage Server Update Utility (SUU) media.
  • Repository Manager file—Customized selection of specific drivers and firmware generated from the Repository Manager tool.

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