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Dell Lifecycle Controller – Firmware Update Using Local Drive (…

Dell Lifecycle Controller - Firmware Update Using Local Drive  (...

In this video, we will cover the process to update the firmware with the latest available components by selecting the Local Drive that is CD, DVD, or USB as the repository location.
Before you begin, ensure a USB drive is connected to the server.
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  1. Date: September 2, 2014 at 23:37
    Author: Sgt Paladin

    Missing the part where you can only download the WINDOWS exe to install the update, even when you select Linux as the OS from the support library… how do you get the update file if you are running Linux ?!

  2. Date: December 3, 2015 at 21:18
    Author: Grey

    dude i have no idea their website is as useless as well. Dead links. Links say (Server Update Utility) and take you to the support page were all the links are out of service. i can read about but nothing usefull.

  3. Date: October 27, 2016 at 18:44
    Author: QA Manager

    On my new PowerEdge T330 there is no top menu bar in my Lifecycle Controller (v2.30.30.30 Build 250). When I insert a 1GB USB stick, with drivers downloaded from Dell, I get "Warning; Firmware Update; No USB drives available." This occurs no matter which physical USB port I plug the drive into and which setting I have enabled for the left-most, front USB port (Automatic, file system, iDrac only).

    What am I missing?

  4. Date: May 31, 2017 at 21:12
    Author: Reybeast

    This video is totally inaccurate for using a local drive to perform an update. they already had an image at drive letter E that had the files they wanted to use. I typically use a USB key inserted directly into the system with the file on it. NOTE: the key MUST be formatted as Fat32 or it will not be recognized. The file must also be a windows 64bit file from Dell's support site, but you can rename the file to anything, as long as its .exe. if you have Linux, you can still download a windows file and put it on a USB key.

  5. Date: July 10, 2017 at 10:26
    Author: Ada Bartling

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  6. Date: November 24, 2017 at 08:51
    Author: boonhong wong

    How do you access the lifecycle homepage? Is it the same as the OpenManage homepage? What port number is it using?

  7. Date: July 12, 2018 at 13:30

    Hi in my case the idrac settings are disabled ont he server and life cycle controller is not accessible, so i need to update it using usb, can any one give me any links or documentation, i tried to do it using usb, but it shows error , i download the iso file from dell , burnt it on usb usng rufus once and the usniversal usb installer  but both times, it shows the error "/opt/dell/toolkit/systems/drm_files/ is invalid", so is it the case of faaulty iso or something else??

  8. Date: August 15, 2018 at 12:08

    hello when i will have going to burn my cd so . its shows me its working and automatically stooped and showing i hope u have latest firmware. and not burning my cd. i have dell inspiron 3558

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