Managing and updating your bios

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Finally, we are going to create the task sequence that will push your BIOS configuration and any needed updates.Expand the Operating Systems node and click on the Task Sequences applet.Add another step to Run Command Line and configure the step as shown below: Note that this is the only step where we will tell the task sequence to continue on error, as new machines will not have a password set in the BIOS.Make sure the value you set for "‑valsetuppwd" is your current administrator password and that you've typed it correctly, otherwise your task sequence will fail.After creating your packages, you can distribute them to the necessary distribution points.

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CCTK (Client Configuration Toolkit) file using the EXPORT CONFIG button and save it to a location SCCM can access.

Before we get started, you are going to need the following tools installed on your workstation: First, download the latest BIOS revisions for each of the models deployed throughout your organization from Dell's support website.

Create a new folder in which you will place the downloaded revisions.

I have never had any issues creating a multiplatform package that works with different Dell models, even those manufactured as late as 2010.

With that in mind, select the Create Multiplatform Package tab and configure the package options.

For this guide, I will be saving my configuration to the following location:\SCS-CFGMGR-MP\SWSTORE\BIOS\Dell CCTK\~Configs Once you save your configuration, navigate to "C:\Program Files (x86)\Dell\Command Configure" and copy the contents of the folder "X86_64" to a location SCCM can access.

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