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Dell Wyse ThinOS Version 8.5 Administrator’s Guide


Dell Standard BIOS management

This section describes how to configure and manage the ThinOS clients with Dell Standard BIOS.

Supported devices

  • Wyse 3040 thin client with ThinOS
  • Wyse 3040 thin client with PCoIP

The following Dell BIOS configurations are supported by using file server (INI parameters):

Table 1. BIOS configuration optionsThe following table lists the options available to configure BIOS using INI parameter:
Parameters Settings
System Configuration Audio
  • Admin Setup Lockout
  • Admin Password
    • Enable/Disable Admin Password
    • Update Admin Password
USB Configuration
  • Enable Front USB Ports
  • Enable Rear-Left Dual USB 2.0 Ports
Power Management
  • Wake-On-LAN
    • Disabled
    • LAN Only
    • LAN with PXE Boot
  • AC Recovery
    • Power Off
    • Power On
    • Last Power State
  • Auto-On Time
    • Disabled
    • Every Day
    • Weekdays
    • Select Days

For information about INI parameters and their usage, see the latest Dell Wyse ThinOS INI Reference Guide.

The following are examples of INI parameters:

  • Device=DellCmos newpassword=1234567 or newpasswordenc=encrypted strings—Use this INI parameter to create the admin password when password is not set.
  • Device=DellCmos currentpassword=1234567 newpassword="" or currentpasswordenc=encrypted strings—Use this INI parameter to clear the existing password.

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