RSA recommends customer using Dell R620/R720 (12G) appliances with BIOS version before 2.9 to upgrade to the latest firmware version 2.9 and Customer using Dell R630/R730 (13G) appliances with BIOS version before 2.11.0 to upgrade to the latest BIOS firmware version 2.11.0.
The firmware upgrade is recommended to mitigate the Intel BIOS related vulnerabilities. This upgrade has been qualified for use by our product for the affected hardware appliance platforms (R630, R730, R620, R720).
Customers can obtain the firmware upgrade instructions via the following RSA Identity Governance and Lifecycle RSA Link:
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RSA has a defined End of Primary Support policy associated with all major versions. Please refer to the Product Version Life Cycle for additional details.
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