How To Update DELL Firmware With ESXi

Updating Your Firmware

Once you have setup the network and checked your current versions you can simply connect to FTP.DELL.COM to see what updates are available.  Select the ones you want to install and the rest will happen for you including any reboots that are required.

The application may take a few minutes before it returns the available updates.

Select the updates you want to apply and complete the process

About Chris Colotti

Chris is active on the VMUG and event speaking circuit and is available for many events if you want to reach out and ask. Previously to this he spent close to a decade working for VMware as a Principal Architect. Previous to his nine plus years at VMware, Chris was a System Administrator that evolved his career into a data center architect. Chris spends a lot of time mentoring co-workers and friends on the benefits of personal growth and professional development. Chris is also amongst the first VMware Certified Design Experts (VCDX#37), and author of multiple white papers. In his spare time he helps his wife Julie run her promotional products as the accountant, book keeper, and IT Support. Chris also believes in both a healthy body and healthy mind, and has become heavily involved with fitness as a Diamond Team Beachbody Coach using P90X and other Beachbody Programs. Although Technology is his day job, Chris is passionate about fitness after losing 60 pounds himself in the last few years.


  1. hi, amazing blog.
    are you emulating DELL bios? how you do that?

  2. Super helpful, as always!

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