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** CRITICAL ** BIOS ROM Flash Utility for Windows - HPE Cloudline CL2200 G3 1211R Server (Broadwell)

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Type: BIOS (Entitlement Required) - System ROM
Version: 4B4C2150(5 Feb 2020)
Operating System(s): Microsoft Windows Server 2012 R2
File name: CL2200G34B4C2150.exe (8.3 MB)
This release provides the system ROM flash binary which can be used to update the system ROM and Management Engine(ME) versions.

To ensure the integrity of your download, HPE recommends verifying your results with this SHA-256 Checksum value:

da445c2ac79f9fe1d94d093d837409cbfbdf500827b9ac21c219d5a92c1fa83f CL2200G34B4C2150.exe

Reboot Requirement:
Reboot is required after installation for updates to take effect and hardware stability to be maintained.


Installation:

To verify the integrity of the downloaded file:

  1. Use Microsoft Windows CRC/SHA tool to calculate the SHA256 hash value for CL2200G34B4C2150.exe
  2. Compare the calculated value with the SHA256 value displayed in the Installation Instruction tab of the HPE Support Center download page.example: da445c2ac79f9fe1d94d093d837409cbfbdf500827b9ac21c219d5a92c1fa83fX CL2200G34B4C2150.exe)
  3. If the values match, then the integrity of the downloaded file has been verified.
    • If the values do not match, then download the file a second time and compare the newly calculated hash values again.
    • If the hash values do not match:
      • Do not deploy the firmware
      • Contact HPE Technical Support

To verify the authenticity of the downloaded file:

  1. Download CL2200G34B4C2150.exe. to a system running a supported version of Microsoft Windows Server OS
  2.  Right-click the filename then select Properties
  3. When the Properties window displays, click the Digital Signature tab
  4. Select the first entry in the Signature List and click the Details button.
  5. The signature status will display at the top of the Details dialog.
    • If the signature message states that “This digital signature is OK.”, then the firmware package is authenticated as an HPE package
    • If the message “This digital signature is not OK.” displays, then do the following:
      • Do not deploy the firmware.
      • Download firmware a second time and verify the signature again. If the signature is not OK, then contact HPE Technical Support

To decompress file and execute the script to upgrade firmware:

  1. Execute: CL2200G34B4C2150.exe
  2. Double click the file "readme.txt" and follow the installation procedures for different operating systems.

End User License Agreements:
HPE Software License Agreement v1


Upgrade Requirement:
Critical - HPE requires users update to this version immediately.


Important:

Firmware version 4B4C2150 is supported only on HPE Cloudline CL2200 G3 1211R Servers with Intel® Xeon® E5 v4 Processors (Broadwell) for the following SKU or Part Numbers (PN):

  • 855422-B21 or 1A428FL00-600-G
  • 855423-B21 or 1A428FK00-600-G
  • 855424-B21 or 1A428FM00-600-G
  • 855425-B21 or 1A428FN00-600-G

The SKU or PN can be found on a label located on the left side of the server’s chassis.

For more information please refer to the customer advisory using the following link: http://h20564.www2.hpe.com/portal/site/hpsc/public/kb/docDisplay/?docId=emr_na-c05212149

A full  backup should be completed and verified prior to running BIOS update on the system.
Note : Please refer to release note for additional information, release note can be obtained by extracting the zip file.


Upgrade Requirement:
Critical - HPE requires users update to this version immediately.


The following fix is available in the firmware version 4B4C2150:

  • Updated Intel CPU Microcode (BDW:MEF406F1_0B000038)

Firmware version 4B4C2150 is supported only on HPE Cloudline CL2200 G3 1211R Servers with Intel® Xeon® E5 v4 Processors (Broadwell) for the following SKU or Part Numbers (PN):

  • 855422-B21 or 1A428FL00-600-G
  • 855423-B21 or 1A428FK00-600-G
  • 855424-B21 or 1A428FM00-600-G
  • 855425-B21 or 1A428FN00-600-G

The SKU or PN can be found on a label located on the left side of the server’s chassis.

For more information please refer to the customer advisory using the following link: http://h20564.www2.hpe.com/portal/site/hpsc/public/kb/docDisplay/?docId=emr_na-c05212149

A full  backup should be completed and verified prior to running BIOS update on the system.
Note : Please refer to release note for additional information, release note can be obtained by extracting the zip file.

Version:4B4C2150 (5 Feb 2020)
Fixes

Upgrade Requirement:
Critical - HPE requires users update to this version immediately.


The following fix is available in the firmware version 4B4C2150:

  • Updated Intel CPU Microcode (BDW:MEF406F1_0B000038)

Version:4B4C2140 (4 Jul 2019)
Fixes

Upgrade Requirement:
Critical - HPE requires users update to this version immediately.


The following fix is available in the firmware version 4B4C2140:

  • ASPEED AST2400 and AST2500 security vulnerabilities (CVE-2019-6260) by updating ASPEED vBIOS version to v1.09.
  • INTEL-SA-00233 security vulnerabilities (CVE-2018-12126, CVE-2018-12127, CVE-2018-12130, CVE-2019-11091) by updating Intel CPU Microcode (HSW:M6F306F2_00000043, BDW:MEF406F1_0B000036).

Version:4B4C2130 (10 May 2019)
Fixes

Upgrade Requirement:
Critical - HPE requires users update to this version immediately.


The following fix is available in the firmware version 4B4C2130:

  • Applied the solutions suggested in AMI-SA-50044 and AMI-SA-50063.

Version:4B4C2120 (7 Dec 2018)
Fixes

Upgrade Requirement:
Critical - HPE requires users update to this version immediately.


The following fix is available in the firmware version 4B4C2120:

  • INTEL-SA-00158
    • Improved the security of the firmware and the ability to enable secure configuration
  • INTEL-SA-00159
    • Improved the System Management Mode (SMM) protection

Version:4B4C2110 (28 Jun 2018)
Fixes

Upgrade Requirement:
Critical - HPE requires users update to this version immediately.


The following fix is available in the firmware version 4C4C2110:

  • Update of Intel Broadwell Microcode Patch (MEF406F1_0B00002E)

Version:4B4C2100 (9 Mar 2018)
Fixes

Upgrade Requirement:
Critical - HPE requires users update to this version immediately.


The following fix is available in the firmware version 4C4C2100:

  • Update of Intel Broadwell Microcode Patch (MEF406F1_0B00002A)

Version:4B4C2080 (11 Aug 2016)
Fixes

Upgrade Requirement:
Recommended - HPE recommends users update to this version at their earliest convenience.


Following issues were fixed in this BIOS version:

  • Unsupported options displayed under the PCH SSATA Configuration when the ”Configure SATA as" option is set to RAID
  • Unsupported option Legacy VGA socket displayed
  • RHEL 7.0 would not boot when the x2apic opt out option was greyed out when it was enabled
Enhancements

BIOS and ME binaries for HPE Cloudline CL2200 G3 1211R server with Intel® Xeon® E5 v4 Processors (Broadwell) for the following SKU or Part Numbers (PN):

  • 855422-B21 or 1A428FL00-600-G
  • 855423-B21 or 1A428FK00-600-G
  • 855424-B21 or 1A428FM00-600-G
  • 855425-B21 or 1A428FN00-600-G

The SKU or PN can be found on a label located on the left side of the server’s chassis.


Version:4B4C2070 (15 Jun 2016)
Enhancements

Upgrade Requirement:
Optional - Users should update to this version if their system is affected by one of the documented fixes or if there is a desire to utilize any of the enhanced functionality provided by this version.

Firmware version 4B4C2070 is supported only on HPE Cloudline CL2200 G3 1211R Servers with Intel® Xeon® E5 v4 Processors (Broadwell) for the following SKU or Part Numbers (PN):

  • 855422-B21 or 1A428FL00-600-G
  • 855423-B21 or 1A428FK00-600-G
  • 855424-B21 or 1A428FM00-600-G
  • 855425-B21 or 1A428FN00-600-G

The SKU or PN can be found on a label located on the left side of the server’s chassis.


Initial BIOS and ME binaries for HPE Cloudline CL2200 G3 1211R server with Intel® Xeon® E5 v4 Processors (Broadwell) for the following SKU or Part Numbers (PN):

  • 855422-B21 or 1A428FL00-600-G
  • 855423-B21 or 1A428FK00-600-G
  • 855424-B21 or 1A428FM00-600-G
  • 855425-B21 or 1A428FN00-600-G

The SKU or PN can be found on a label located on the left side of the server’s chassis.


Type: BIOS (Entitlement Required) - System ROM
Version: 4B4C2150(5 Feb 2020)
Operating System(s):
Microsoft Windows Server 2012 R2

Description

This release provides the system ROM flash binary which can be used to update the system ROM and Management Engine(ME) versions.

Installation Instructions

To ensure the integrity of your download, HPE recommends verifying your results with this SHA-256 Checksum value:

da445c2ac79f9fe1d94d093d837409cbfbdf500827b9ac21c219d5a92c1fa83f CL2200G34B4C2150.exe

Reboot Requirement:
Reboot is required after installation for updates to take effect and hardware stability to be maintained.


Installation:

To verify the integrity of the downloaded file:

  1. Use Microsoft Windows CRC/SHA tool to calculate the SHA256 hash value for CL2200G34B4C2150.exe
  2. Compare the calculated value with the SHA256 value displayed in the Installation Instruction tab of the HPE Support Center download page.example: da445c2ac79f9fe1d94d093d837409cbfbdf500827b9ac21c219d5a92c1fa83fX CL2200G34B4C2150.exe)
  3. If the values match, then the integrity of the downloaded file has been verified.
    • If the values do not match, then download the file a second time and compare the newly calculated hash values again.
    • If the hash values do not match:
      • Do not deploy the firmware
      • Contact HPE Technical Support

To verify the authenticity of the downloaded file:

  1. Download CL2200G34B4C2150.exe. to a system running a supported version of Microsoft Windows Server OS
  2.  Right-click the filename then select Properties
  3. When the Properties window displays, click the Digital Signature tab
  4. Select the first entry in the Signature List and click the Details button.
  5. The signature status will display at the top of the Details dialog.
    • If the signature message states that “This digital signature is OK.”, then the firmware package is authenticated as an HPE package
    • If the message “This digital signature is not OK.” displays, then do the following:
      • Do not deploy the firmware.
      • Download firmware a second time and verify the signature again. If the signature is not OK, then contact HPE Technical Support

To decompress file and execute the script to upgrade firmware:

  1. Execute: CL2200G34B4C2150.exe
  2. Double click the file "readme.txt" and follow the installation procedures for different operating systems.

Release Notes

End User License Agreements:
HPE Software License Agreement v1


Upgrade Requirement:
Critical - HPE requires users update to this version immediately.


Important:

Firmware version 4B4C2150 is supported only on HPE Cloudline CL2200 G3 1211R Servers with Intel® Xeon® E5 v4 Processors (Broadwell) for the following SKU or Part Numbers (PN):

  • 855422-B21 or 1A428FL00-600-G
  • 855423-B21 or 1A428FK00-600-G
  • 855424-B21 or 1A428FM00-600-G
  • 855425-B21 or 1A428FN00-600-G

The SKU or PN can be found on a label located on the left side of the server’s chassis.

For more information please refer to the customer advisory using the following link: http://h20564.www2.hpe.com/portal/site/hpsc/public/kb/docDisplay/?docId=emr_na-c05212149

A full  backup should be completed and verified prior to running BIOS update on the system.
Note : Please refer to release note for additional information, release note can be obtained by extracting the zip file.


Fixes

Upgrade Requirement:
Critical - HPE requires users update to this version immediately.


The following fix is available in the firmware version 4B4C2150:

  • Updated Intel CPU Microcode (BDW:MEF406F1_0B000038)

Important

Firmware version 4B4C2150 is supported only on HPE Cloudline CL2200 G3 1211R Servers with Intel® Xeon® E5 v4 Processors (Broadwell) for the following SKU or Part Numbers (PN):

  • 855422-B21 or 1A428FL00-600-G
  • 855423-B21 or 1A428FK00-600-G
  • 855424-B21 or 1A428FM00-600-G
  • 855425-B21 or 1A428FN00-600-G

The SKU or PN can be found on a label located on the left side of the server’s chassis.

For more information please refer to the customer advisory using the following link: http://h20564.www2.hpe.com/portal/site/hpsc/public/kb/docDisplay/?docId=emr_na-c05212149

A full  backup should be completed and verified prior to running BIOS update on the system.
Note : Please refer to release note for additional information, release note can be obtained by extracting the zip file.

Revision History

Version:4B4C2150 (5 Feb 2020)
Fixes

Upgrade Requirement:
Critical - HPE requires users update to this version immediately.


The following fix is available in the firmware version 4B4C2150:

  • Updated Intel CPU Microcode (BDW:MEF406F1_0B000038)

Version:4B4C2140 (4 Jul 2019)
Fixes

Upgrade Requirement:
Critical - HPE requires users update to this version immediately.


The following fix is available in the firmware version 4B4C2140:

  • ASPEED AST2400 and AST2500 security vulnerabilities (CVE-2019-6260) by updating ASPEED vBIOS version to v1.09.
  • INTEL-SA-00233 security vulnerabilities (CVE-2018-12126, CVE-2018-12127, CVE-2018-12130, CVE-2019-11091) by updating Intel CPU Microcode (HSW:M6F306F2_00000043, BDW:MEF406F1_0B000036).

Version:4B4C2130 (10 May 2019)
Fixes

Upgrade Requirement:
Critical - HPE requires users update to this version immediately.


The following fix is available in the firmware version 4B4C2130:

  • Applied the solutions suggested in AMI-SA-50044 and AMI-SA-50063.

Version:4B4C2120 (7 Dec 2018)
Fixes

Upgrade Requirement:
Critical - HPE requires users update to this version immediately.


The following fix is available in the firmware version 4B4C2120:

  • INTEL-SA-00158
    • Improved the security of the firmware and the ability to enable secure configuration
  • INTEL-SA-00159
    • Improved the System Management Mode (SMM) protection

Version:4B4C2110 (28 Jun 2018)
Fixes

Upgrade Requirement:
Critical - HPE requires users update to this version immediately.


The following fix is available in the firmware version 4C4C2110:

  • Update of Intel Broadwell Microcode Patch (MEF406F1_0B00002E)

Version:4B4C2100 (9 Mar 2018)
Fixes

Upgrade Requirement:
Critical - HPE requires users update to this version immediately.


The following fix is available in the firmware version 4C4C2100:

  • Update of Intel Broadwell Microcode Patch (MEF406F1_0B00002A)

Version:4B4C2080 (11 Aug 2016)
Fixes

Upgrade Requirement:
Recommended - HPE recommends users update to this version at their earliest convenience.


Following issues were fixed in this BIOS version:

  • Unsupported options displayed under the PCH SSATA Configuration when the ”Configure SATA as" option is set to RAID
  • Unsupported option Legacy VGA socket displayed
  • RHEL 7.0 would not boot when the x2apic opt out option was greyed out when it was enabled
Enhancements

BIOS and ME binaries for HPE Cloudline CL2200 G3 1211R server with Intel® Xeon® E5 v4 Processors (Broadwell) for the following SKU or Part Numbers (PN):

  • 855422-B21 or 1A428FL00-600-G
  • 855423-B21 or 1A428FK00-600-G
  • 855424-B21 or 1A428FM00-600-G
  • 855425-B21 or 1A428FN00-600-G

The SKU or PN can be found on a label located on the left side of the server’s chassis.


Version:4B4C2070 (15 Jun 2016)
Enhancements

Upgrade Requirement:
Optional - Users should update to this version if their system is affected by one of the documented fixes or if there is a desire to utilize any of the enhanced functionality provided by this version.

Firmware version 4B4C2070 is supported only on HPE Cloudline CL2200 G3 1211R Servers with Intel® Xeon® E5 v4 Processors (Broadwell) for the following SKU or Part Numbers (PN):

  • 855422-B21 or 1A428FL00-600-G
  • 855423-B21 or 1A428FK00-600-G
  • 855424-B21 or 1A428FM00-600-G
  • 855425-B21 or 1A428FN00-600-G

The SKU or PN can be found on a label located on the left side of the server’s chassis.


Initial BIOS and ME binaries for HPE Cloudline CL2200 G3 1211R server with Intel® Xeon® E5 v4 Processors (Broadwell) for the following SKU or Part Numbers (PN):

  • 855422-B21 or 1A428FL00-600-G
  • 855423-B21 or 1A428FK00-600-G
  • 855424-B21 or 1A428FM00-600-G
  • 855425-B21 or 1A428FN00-600-G

The SKU or PN can be found on a label located on the left side of the server’s chassis.


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