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DELL EMC VxRail Study Notes (Part 2)

This post is my personal study technical note DELL EMC VxRail Hyperconverged Solution drafted during my personal knowledge update.  This post is not intended to cover all the part of the solution and some note is based on my own understanding of the solution. My intention to draft this note is to outline the key solution elements for quick readers.

VXRAIL_LOGO2

The note is based on VxRail version 4.7. Some figures in this post are referenced from DELL EMC VxRail public documents.

The note is the second part of the whole note. The first post is per the below link:

DELL EMC VxRail Study Notes (Part 1)

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DELL EMC VxRail Study Notes (Part 1)

This post is my personal study technical note DELL EMC VxRail Hyperconverged Solution drafted during my personal knowledge update.  This post is not intended to cover all the part of the solution and some note is based on my own understanding of the solution. My intention to draft this note is to outline the key solution elements for quick readers.

VXRAIL_LOGO1

The note is based on VxRail version 4.7. Some figures in this post are referenced from DELL EMC VxRail public documents.

The note is the first part of the whole note.

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DELL Server Firmware Upgrade by Utilizing DELL Repository Manager

DELL Repository Manager

There are multiple ways to upgrade DELL Server firmware. However, frankly speaking, DELL server upgrade is not easy enough comparing with HP or Cisco Servers. HP provides SPP and Cisco provide HUU/firmware pack for UCS system, which consolidate and align all the driver/firmware to be at the same level to make the upgrade workflow easier. In general, the recommended DELL upgrade workflow and available methods are detailed in the below document.

http://en.community.dell.com/techcenter/extras/m/white_papers/20408841/download.aspx

In this post, we will utilize the DELL Repository Manager to upgrade the Dell Servers.

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