The Dell Client Configuration Utility is an ad-hoc configuration tool to modify Dell BIOS settings on workstation class systems(Precision, OptiPlex & Latitude). It does not require the permanent installation of a management agent on the target systems. The tool consists of a simple web-based interface that allows you to select and configure a multitude of settings. It will compile an executable that you can then deploy to the systems that need the modifications.
Download DCCU 1.2.1 The installation of the DCCU requires the Microsoft .NET Framework.
In order to populate the dropdown values in DCCU it is necessary to perform an initial "get values" operation that will create an XML file that we can then import back into the tool.
The values in the tool should now be populated with your current configuration.
You can now modify any of the available values. Go to the Set Values tab and find the value you wish to modify. The below example shows setting the Wake-on-LAN configuration to 6 (enabled for All nics).After you have selected the settings that you want applied you simply choose the Create Package button to create the compiled exe. Make sure you save it as a name that is easily attributed to the settings it is changing.
You can now copy this simple executable to your deployment tool and send the configuration to your clients. There are a few items to be aware of when deploying: