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Option 2. Update BIOS

Description The utility selects the correct BIOS firmware for your server and then performs the upgrade.

Wait until you see confirmation that the upgrade was successful, then either select another option from this menu or go to Step 8, on page 5.

Note

We recommend you always upgrade the CIMC firmware when you upgrade the BIOS.

3. Update LOM Firmware

The utility selects the correct LOM firmware for your server and then performs the upgrade. The updated image reverts LOM firmware settings back to factory defaults.

Wait until you see confirmation that the upgrade was successful, then either select another option from this menu or go to Step 8, on page 5.

Note

It is possible that some older systems might fail the PHY link upgrade. If this happens, power cycle the server and try the LOM update again.

4. Update LSI Firmware The utility checks for any installed and supported LSI storage controller cards, selects the correct LSI firmware and NVdata, and then performs the upgrade.

Wait until you see confirmation that the upgrade was successful, then either select another option from this menu or go to Step 8, on page 5.

Note

These upgrades take place after the server reboots.

5. Update UCS P81E VIC

The utility checks for any installed Cisco UCS P81E Virtual Interface Cards (VICs), selects the correct firmware, and then performs the upgrade.

Wait until you see confirmation that the upgrade was successful, then either select another option from this menu or go to Step 8, on page 5.

6. All of the above

The utility selects the correct firmware components for your server and then upgrades the CIMC, BIOS, LOM, LSI, P81E VIC firmware, and in that order.

Wait until you see confirmation that the upgrade was successful, then go to Step 8, on page 5.

After all upgrades are successful, select the appropriate CIMC settings to use during the reboot from the Host Upgrade

Menu. Option

Description

7. Reboot (Retains current settings The utility reboots the server with your existing CIMC settings. Use this selection

of CIMC)

if you are upgrading a standalone server that you want to continue using in standalone mode with your current settings.

Note

This reboot will end connection with the CIMC and you must log in again to re-establish connection to the CIMC and reopen any KVM session that you had open.

8. Reboot (Restore factory default The utility reboots the server with factory default settings. This option is not

settings)

available on C260 and C460 servers.

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