Tag Archives: Dell Server

How to expand a Dell Perc H710 raid array

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In this post I’ll take a step by step look at how to expand a raid array on the Dell Perc H710 raid controller.

The initial raid configuration will often be performed through the Perc bios utility if you are old school, nowadays though it can be configured within the Lifecycle controller during the initial server setup. But if you want to expand an array at a later date after deployment then we can use the Dell Server Administrator to perform the task.

Follow the steps below.

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Dell EMC Server Update Utility SUU 17.10.00 released

Dell Server Update Utility

The latest version of Dell EMC Server Update Utility (Dell SUU) 17.10.00 was released on the 17th October 2017. The Dell EMC SUU is an application used to help patch Dell PowerEdge servers. It will compare currently installed drivers and firmware with those available on the mounted iso file.

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Dell EMC Server Update Utility SUU 17.07.00 released

Dell Server Update Utility

EDIT: Version 17.10 has now been released, see the post Dell EMC Server Update Utility SUU 17.10 released.

The latest version of Dell EMC Server Update Utility (Dell SUU) 17.07.00 was released on the 7th July 2017. The Dell EMC SUU is an application used to help patch Dell PowerEdge servers. It will compare currently installed drivers and firmware with those available on the mounted iso file.

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Dell EMC Server Update Utility SUU 17.04.00 released

Dell Server Update Utility

EDIT: Version 17.10 has now been released, see the post Dell EMC Server Update Utility SUU 17.10 released.

The latest version of Dell EMC Server Update Utility (Dell SUU) 17.04.00 was released on the 28 March 2017. The Dell EMC SUU is an application used to help patch Dell PowerEdge servers. It will compare currently installed drivers and firmware with those available on the mounted iso file.

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Dell Server Update Utility SUU 16.12.00 released

Dell Server Update Utility

EDIT: Version 17.10 has now been released, see the post Dell EMC Server Update Utility SUU 17.10 released.

The latest version of Dell Server Update Utility (Dell SUU) 16.12.00 was released on the 15th December 2016. The Dell SUU is an application used to help patch Dell PowerEdge servers. It will compare currently installed drivers and firmware with those available on the mounted iso file.

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How to enable USB 3 on Dell PowerEdge 13G servers

Dell Server Update Utility

In this post I will look at how to enable USB 3 on Dell PowerEdge 13G servers, by default it is disabled.

I’ve been copying around a few large image backup files recently and turning on USB 3 has greatly reduced the time it takes to transfer these large files. This is especially useful if you are seeding remote/cloud backups.

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Dell Server Update Utility SUU 16.10.00 released

Dell Server Update Utility

EDIT: Version 17.10 has now been released, see the post Dell EMC Server Update Utility SUU 17.10 released.

The latest version of Dell Server Update Utility (Dell SUU) 16.10.00 was released on the October 2016. The Dell SUU is an application used to help patch Dell PowerEdge servers. It will compare currently installed drivers and firmware with those available on the mounted iso file.

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