000029752 - DPM iDRAC firmware upgrade

Document created by RSA Customer Support Employee on Jun 14, 2016Last modified by RSA Customer Support Employee on Apr 21, 2017
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Article Number000029752
Applies ToRSA Product Set: RSA Data Protection Manager
Hardware appliance Dell R710
IssueHow to update the firmware on iDRAC?
Resolution1. Go to Dell Drivers & Download page
2. Enter your appliance serial number (available via the Status Report) as the Service Tag and click Submit.
3. Refine your search by selecting the "Embedded Server Management" category, you will see the "iDrac Monolithic Release" available for download.
4.  Download the Application File format executable from the Dell website (i.e. version 1.98)
5.  Run the executable file on Windows to unzip the firming.d6 file and release notes
6.  Log in to your iDRAC console
7.  On the left control bar click on iDRAC Settings
8.  In the iDRAC Settings click on the Update tab
9.  Click on Choose File and and find the firming.d6 file.
10.  Click on Upload
11.  When the file is uploaded successfully you will be able to install the update.
12.  When the update has finished the install, iDRAC will be reset and take a few minutes until you are able to log back in to the web console.
NotesFor more information on the iDrac firmware update please visit Dell: