-authored by Shrinidhi Katte

The latest release of Dell Client Configuration ToolKit 2.2 released on 31-May-2013.


Dell Client Configuration ToolKit (CCTK) is a packaged software offering that provides configuration capability to Dell client systems such as OptiPlex, Latitude, and Dell Precision workstation. You can configure the client systems using a Graphical User Interface (GUI) or a Command Line Interface (CLI). You can use CCTK in Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL) environments and Microsoft Windows Pre-installation Environment (Windows PE), Microsoft Windows XP, Windows Vista, Windows 7, and Windows 8 operating systems.


The features added in this release include the below:

  • Support for the following BIOS options:
    • Advanced Battery Charge Configuration
    • Peak Shift Configuration
    • Peak Shift Battery Threshold
    • Intel Rapid Start Technology(IRST) Timer
    • OROM Keyboard Access
    • Optional Boot Sequence
    • On Screen Buttons
    • Dock display port 1 Video source
    • Wireless Gigabit (WiGig) radio control switch
    • Memory mapped I/O above 4 GB
    • Switchable Graphics
    • Block S3 Sleep state
    • UEFI Network Stack
    • LAN with PXE boot option in wakeonlan

  • Support for Advanced System Management (ASM) for:
    • Setting the non-critical threshold values for voltage, current, and temperature probes.
    • Displaying the characteristics of power supply, voltage, current, temperature, and cooling device probes.   
    • Blinking the LED of the Power Supply Units

  • Support for the following only in CLI:
  • HDD related
    • Displaying the hard disk drive (HDD) details
    • Feature to set and clear of HDD passwords

Download for CCTK 2.2 is available links mentioned below,


The associated documents and manuals can be obtained in this link.

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