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You can then check that the standby firmware has indeed been updated by navigating back to the update page.

At this point we can switch our active and standby firmware in order to boot to the new firmware.

This is done by navigating to Chassis Overview-Reset Components and clicking the ‘Reset/Failover CMC’ button.

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I would recommend doing the the latter if possible!

Saves you the hassle of trying to find and download all the right files.

The process of this is much the same as everything else, select your i KVM and click ‘Apply i KVM Update’, browse to your extracted file and select ‘Begin Firmware Update’ Once the thrilling process of updating IOM’s, KVM and CMC’s has been completed it’s time to move on to the components that reside with the blades themselves.

We have a couple of options at this point – we could simply update each and every component one by one which could be time consuming and in my opinion just a tad bit maddening or we could use the Dell Repository Manager and connect our CMC to a prebuilt catalog and let it detect and install the updates.

If you don’t have Dell Repository Manager setup then have a look at this post where I explain how to get a repo setup specific to the inventory that you have within your m1000e.

One of the prerequisites of using the CIFS/Repository method is that we need to ensure our i DRAC is sitting at the very least version 1.50.This piece of hardware is essentially a bridge between the CMC and the IOM Device modules and is important to update as well.The firmware for the IOMINF is actually included within the CMC firmware package that we just installed – so if there is an update for it you will see them listed as updatable devices, if there isn’t a firmware update available, you won’t even see them listed.Kind of an odd design as I like to see everything that’s updatable within my system whether it’s up to date or not – odd!Either way you can go into the CLI and check out the IOMINF if you want to but rule of thumb is if it is listed in the GUI it needs an update, if it isn’t, you’re golden!Have you ever tried to update the firmware of a blade chassis full of blades from start to finish? There are so many different components and pieces that need attention and there is about five different processes for appying updates – some working some way and other requiring a completely different process. Below is a method that can be performed mostly from within the GUI of the CMC and i DRACs – there are other ways of doing so by creating a bootable USB drive however I wanted to try and get the process down without using a USB key at all – and this is the best I could come up with.

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