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KACE Deployment to Change BIOS settings.

Hello all,

I have been looking around and I cannot seem to find the ability to use KACE SDA or SMA to do a BIOS update/change to Dell computers. 

I am trying to change two settings on machines in our environment. (We are a 95% Dell Environment) 

1. I need to enable Wake on LAN 

2. Enable SMART reporting

Is there a way to do this through KACE at all? I want to avoid having my team remote in or touch every computer, about 600+.


Thanks.


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Answers (1)

Answer Summary:
Posted by: Nico_K 11 months ago
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There is no built in functionality to modify such settings.

But it is possible (and not that complicated)

1. download Dell Command |Configure here: https://www.dell.com/support/article/at/de/atbsdt1/sln311302/dell-command-configure?lang=en
2. use the tool to setup the settings in BIOS you need
3. save them as executable
4. create a script or managed install, Pre- or Post-Install-Task or whatever you need with this exe.
5. set it up that it is running and you are done


Comments:
  • Its a solution I was looking for, thank you. I'll give it a shot and see what I can do.

    Edit :
    Worked perfectly
    Thank you! - Shodakan 11 months ago
 
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