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Updating Bios automated accross network

I have over 800 dell machines in my environment. IS wants us to patch the Bios on these machines. How are others doing this in automation rather than hands on one machine at a time.

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Posted by: IgorAngelini 4 months ago
Second Degree Blue Belt
1

You could try using the 'Dell Updates' section under security, I never personal tried patching the bios with it yet, but it's there.

Just create a smart label on Home > Label Management > Smart Label > Choose Action > New > Dell Update Smart Label

Filter by "'Package Type' is 'bios'" (I'd also, for caution, filter for specific devices in the 'Name" field)

And use that label to create a Dell Update Patch Schedule.

Give it a shot and tell me how it went!

Posted by: AFCUjstrick 3 months ago
10th Degree Black Belt
1

I've had good success by copying the bios file to the computer and then running it with switches.

"C:\Support\OptiPlex_3060_1.15.0.exe" /s /f /r


/s = silent

/f = force it

/r = reboot

 
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