What is DELL EMC System Update (DSU)


DELL EMC System Update (DSU) is a CLI optimized tool that ensures that the Dell PowerEdge systems are up-to-date with the latest BIOS, firmware, and software. DSU contains

  • BIOS and firmware updates for server platforms

Getting DSU

DSU is available as a Dell Update Package (DUP). DSU DUP

  • Windows DUP supports Windows OS's listed below
  • Linux DUP supports RHEL/SLES/Ubuntu OS's listed below

DSU RPM for RHEL/SLES is also available.  DSU RPM

 

Documentation:

DSU User Guide (HTML Format)

DSU User Guide (PDF Format)

Supported Operating Systems

Linux (RHEL and SUSE)

  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6.9 (x86_64)
  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7.3 (x86_64)
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11SP4 (x86_64)
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12SP2 (x86_64)

Microsoft Windows

  • Microsoft Windows Server 2008 R2 (x86_64)
  • Microsoft Windows Server 2012(x86_64)
  • Microsoft Windows Server 2012 R2 (x86_64)
  • Microsoft Windows Server 2016 (x86_64)

Support for Ubuntu operating systems

Starting with DSU 1.4, support for Ubuntu operating systems is pre-enabled  and the support is limited. All the DSU commands may function as usual without any issues. For more information
on the catalog that has the updates for Ubuntu operating system, refer Ubuntu Catalog

  • Ubuntu LTS 14.04
  • Ubuntu LTS 16.04

Note:  Support for Ubuntu is pre-enabled only on 12th and 13th generation of PowerEdge systems.

 

Supported Platforms:  PowerEdge Servers

Updates Change Log:  A list of what has changed between the previous Repository and the most current.  Change Log