Category Archives: Dell PowerEdge Generation 11, 12, 13, 14

Drivers and software for 11th, 12th, 13th, and 14th generation PowerEdge servers

Updated: Dell Driver Pack – PowerEdge Generation 11, 12, 13, 14

Dell Driver Pack – PowerEdge Generation 11, 12, 13, 14
Drivers and software for 11th, 12th, 13th, and 14th generation PowerEdge servers

Added support for 14th generation PowerEdge servers
Updated all drivers, BIOS, and firmware versions to the latest release

Updated Dell OpenManage Systems Management Software to version 8.5.0

  • Abort the installation if the Microsoft Driver Package Installer is running
  • Check hardware compatibility
  • Choose the driver repository based on the system model
    • PowerEdge FC640, M640, R440, R540, T440, T640 – 9.0.2, A00 (09/20/2017)
    • PowerEdge C6420, R640, R740, R740xd, R940 – 9.0.1, A00 (06/19/2017)
    • PowerEdge generation 11, 12, 13 – 8.5, A00 (05/30/2017)
  • Choose a driver set based on the PowerEdge model and OS version
    • If the model is unsupported with the running OS, drivers will be chosen from the last supported OS
  • Install drivers, only if matching hardware is found, and only when a driver is a better match than existing drivers
    • Suppress all prompts to install unsigned drivers, except in interactive mode
    • Suppress the addition of entries to Programs and Features in the Control Panel
  • Suppress the BitLocker recovery prompt during the next reboot, only on BitLocker protected systems
    • The BitLocker recovery prompt is often triggered by BIOS updates
  • Install BIOS & firmware updates
  • Choose the installer for Dell OpenManage Systems Management Software, based on the OS architecture
  • Install Dell OpenManage Systems Management Software 8.5.0
  • Schedule a re-assessment of the system’s graphics capabilities at next log on
  • Display a summary of driver installations and failures, only in interactive mode

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Updated: Dell Driver Pack – PowerEdge Generation 11, 12, 13

Dell Driver Pack – PowerEdge Generation 11, 12, 13
Drivers and software for 11th, 12th and 13th generation PowerEdge servers

Added BIOS and firmware updates for all models and all components
Will now suppress BitLocker, if enabled, until the next reboot, to prevent a BIOS update from triggering the BitLocker recovery prompt
Updated all drivers to the latest release

Updated the installer for Dell OpenManage Systems Management Software to version 8.4.0

  • Abort the installation if the Microsoft Driver Package Installer is running
  • Check hardware compatibility
  • Choose a driver set based on the PowerEdge model and OS version
    • If the model is unsupported with the running OS, drivers will be chosen from the last supported OS
  • Install drivers, only if matching hardware is found, and only when a driver is a better match than existing drivers
    • Suppress all prompts to install unsigned drivers, except in interactive mode
    • Suppress the addition of entries to Programs and Features in the Control Panel
  • Suppress the BitLocker recovery prompt during the next reboot, only on BitLocker protected systems
    • The BitLocker recovery prompt is often triggered by BIOS updates
  • Install BIOS & firmware updates
  • Choose the installer for Dell OpenManage Systems Management Software, based on the OS architecture
  • Install Dell OpenManage Systems Management Software 8.4.0
  • Schedule a re-assessment of the system’s graphics capabilities at next log on
  • Display a summary of driver installations and failures, only in interactive mode

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Updated: Dell Driver Pack – PowerEdge Generation 11, 12, 13

Dell Driver Pack – PowerEdge Generation 11, 12, 13
Drivers and software for 11th, 12th and 13th generation PowerEdge servers

Updated the driver pack repository to the 15.09.00, A00 release
Updated the installer for Dell OpenManage Systems Management Software to version 8.2.0

  • Choose the driver pack, based on the PowerEdge model number
  • Install the driver pack
  • Choose the installer for Systems Management Software, based on the OS architecture
  • Install Systems Management Software 8.2.0

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New: Dell Driver Pack – PowerEdge Generation 11, 12, 13

Dell Driver Pack – PowerEdge Generation 11, 12, 13
Drivers and software for 11th, 12th and 13th generation PowerEdge servers

  • Find the appropriate driver pack
  • Install the driver pack
  • Choose the Systems Management Software installer based on the OS architecture
  • Install Systems Management Software 8.1.0.0
    • Install update 8.1.0.1

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