NOTE: Dell Command | PowerShell Provider requires platforms supporting WMI-ACPI BIOS. For the complete list of supported platforms, refer the Supported Platforms. 

 

Overview

Dell Command | PowerShell Provider is a PowerShell module that provides BIOS configuration capability to Dell client Enterprise systems such as OptiPlex, Latitude, Venue 11 Pro, XPS Notebook, and Precision using Windows PowerShell Interface.

Dell Command | PowerShell Provider can be installed as plug-in software registered within Windows PowerShell environment. Dell Command | PowerShell Provider works for local and remote systems, and even in Windows pre-installation environment. This module, with its native configuration capability, makes BIOS configuration most manageable for system administrators.

Dell Command | PowerShell Provider can be used on Windows 7, Windows 8, Windows 8.1, Windows 10 and Windows Pre-installation Environment (Windows PE 4.0 onwards) operating systems.

This is the 2.0 version of Dell Command | PowerShell Provider. 

 

Downloads

Dell Command | PowerShell Provider module is available at PowerShell Gallery. To install the module from PowerShell Gallery, refer to PowerShell Gallery.  

64-bit Dell Command | PowerShell Provider v2.0.0          (Released - 12/18/2017)

Dell Command | PowerShell Provider Documentation

32-bit Dell Command | PowerShell Provider v2.0.0              (Released - 12/18/2017)

Dell Command | PowerShell Provider FAQ

Alternatively, Dell Command | PowerShell Provider is also available at Dell Support site for Download.

Download Dell Command | PowerShell Provider v2.0

(Released - 12/19/2017)

 

What's new 

  • New Platforms support
  • Support for new BIOS attributes.
    • PowerManagement Category
      • SpeedShift
    • TpmSecurity Category
      • TpmPpiClearOverride
    • Security Category
      • SmmSecurityMitigation
      • BlockSid
      • PpiByPassForBlockSid
    • SystemConfiguration Category
      • Sata8
      • EmmcDevice
      • VmdPcieSlot
      • VmdNvmePcie0
      • VmdNvmePcie1
      • VmdNvmePcie0Cpu1
      • VmdNvmePcie1Cpu1
    • PreEnabled Category
      • ReportLogoType
      • DashSupport

 

Fixes 

Not applicable

 

Known Issues

Issue: Windows 7 may not recognize the digital signature validity.

Description: If the system is not connected to internet, Windows 7 does not recognize the digital signature validity of psd1 files.

Resolution: Connect the system to internet or manually install the certificate and validate the digital signature. 

 

IssueThe PSPath displayed is incorrect.

Description: While running the command gi .\SystemInformation | fl *,PSPath is displayed as DellBIOSProvider\DellSmbiosProv::DellBIOS:\SystemInformation

Resolution: Change DellBIOS to DellSMBIOS. It will be fixed in next release.

 

 

Installation and Configuration

To know about installing and configuring Dell Command | PowerShell Provider module in your system, refer Download and Installation section in user guide. To download the user guide, click Dell Command | PowerShell Provider Documentation link in the Downloads section.

 

Whitepapers/Technical Documents 

 

Articles/Blogs 

 

Videos

Changing boot sequence using Dell Command | PowerShell Provider