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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: 4B4C2100(9 Mar 2018)
Operating System(s): Microsoft Windows Server 2012 R2
File name: CL2200G34B4C2100.zip (8.1 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:

3a22ec759b369585f84f8445ceae61d22fdd59f1c62d502d82f36f781ccb9efd CL2200G34B4C2100.zip

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


Installation:

Firmware version 4B4C2100 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

Extract the content of the downloaded zip file to a folder. Open the command prompt and navigate to the desired operating system folder. Choose one of the options below based on the type of operating system and architecture.

DOS:
AFUDOS <BIOS ROM File Name> [Option 1] [Option 2]

EFI:
AfuEfix64.efi <BIOS ROM File Name> [Option 1] [Option 2]

Windows x32:
AFUWIN <BIOS ROM File Name> [Option 1] [Option 2]

Windows x64:
AFUWINx64 <BIOS ROM File Name> [Option 1] [Option 2]

           For details on command options, check the Readme file from the desired operating system folder.

Linux:
Note : Upgrade using Linux OS is not supported. If your server has Linux installed, please use the bootable MS DOS USB key to upgrade the BIOS.

Using Batch Script(available in each OS folder):

  1. Update BIOS binary "only". Type "BIOS.BAT" to flash BIOS binary (BIOS only).
  2. Update ME (SPS FW) binary "only". Type "ME.BAT" to flash ME (SPS FW) binary.

End User License Agreements:
HPE Software License Agreement v1


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


Important:

Firmware version 4B4C2100 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 4C4C2100:

  • Update of Intel Broadwell Microcode Patch (MEF406F1_0B00002A)

Firmware version 4B4C2100 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: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: 4B4C2100(9 Mar 2018)
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:

3a22ec759b369585f84f8445ceae61d22fdd59f1c62d502d82f36f781ccb9efd CL2200G34B4C2100.zip

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


Installation:

Firmware version 4B4C2100 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

Extract the content of the downloaded zip file to a folder. Open the command prompt and navigate to the desired operating system folder. Choose one of the options below based on the type of operating system and architecture.

DOS:
AFUDOS <BIOS ROM File Name> [Option 1] [Option 2]

EFI:
AfuEfix64.efi <BIOS ROM File Name> [Option 1] [Option 2]

Windows x32:
AFUWIN <BIOS ROM File Name> [Option 1] [Option 2]

Windows x64:
AFUWINx64 <BIOS ROM File Name> [Option 1] [Option 2]

           For details on command options, check the Readme file from the desired operating system folder.

Linux:
Note : Upgrade using Linux OS is not supported. If your server has Linux installed, please use the bootable MS DOS USB key to upgrade the BIOS.

Using Batch Script(available in each OS folder):

  1. Update BIOS binary "only". Type "BIOS.BAT" to flash BIOS binary (BIOS only).
  2. Update ME (SPS FW) binary "only". Type "ME.BAT" to flash ME (SPS FW) binary.

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 4B4C2100 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 4C4C2100:

  • Update of Intel Broadwell Microcode Patch (MEF406F1_0B00002A)

Important

Firmware version 4B4C2100 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: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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