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Dell Wyse ThinOS 9.1.4234 and 9.1.5067 Migration Guide

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Introduction

This guide contains instructions to migrate from ThinOS 8.6 and 9.1 to ThinOS 9.1.4234 or later versions using Wyse Management Suite 3.3.1 or later versions.

The overall migration process includes the following tasks:

  1. Review the before upgrade instructions-see Prerequisites before you migrate from ThinOS 8.6 or upgrade to ThinOS 9.x.
  2. Register the thin client to the Wyse Management Suite server using any of the following methods:
  3. Optionally, add a ThinOS 8.6-based device to a policy group in Wyse Management Suite to retain the INI file configurations—see Relationship between INI and Wyse Management Suite group based configurations.
  4. Download the ThinOS 9.1.4234 or later versions firmware from the www.dell.com/support site—see Download the ThinOS firmware, BIOS, and application packages.
  5. Before upgrading to ThinOS 9.1.4234 or later versions, upgrade ThinOS 8.6 and ThinOS 9.0 BIOS to the latest version according to platforms. See the table below to find the ThinOS 8.6 and ThinOS 9.0 BIOS versions:
    Table 1. BIOS detailsBIOS details
    Platform name ThinOS 8.6 latest BIOS version ThinOS 9.0 latest BIOS version ThinOS 9.1 latest BIOS version
    Wyse 3040 Thin Client 1.2.5 1.2.5 1.2.5
    Wyse 5070 Economy Thin Client 1.10.2 1.7.1 1.13.1
    Wyse 5070 Standard Thin Client 1.10.2 1.7.1 1.13.1
    Wyse 5070 Extended Thin Client 1.10.2 1.7.1 1.13.1
    Wyse 5470 All-in-One Thin Client 1.7.1 1.5.2 1.10.1
    Wyse 5470 Mobile Thin Client 1.7.2 1.4.0 1.10.1
  6. Upgrade the ThinOS 8.6 firmware to ThinOS 9.1.4234 or later versions—see Upgrade ThinOS 8.6 to ThinOS 9.1.4234 or later versions.
  7. Configure the ThinOS 9.1-based device using Wyse Management Suite version 3.3.1 or later versions—see Configuring a ThinOS 9.1 client using Wyse Management Suite.
NOTE Once the system is upgraded to ThinOS 9.1.4234 or later versions, if the BIOS password is set as default or if the password field is empty, the Secure Boot is enabled automatically. This setting takes effect after the next reboot. If the BIOS password is not set as default, you must enable Secure Boot through Wyse Management Suite or admin policy tool.

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