Dell Command | PowerShell Provider Version 2.0 Reference Guide

Dell Command | PowerShell Provider
Version 2.0 Reference Guide
Notes, cautions, and warnings
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problem.
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Contents
1 Introduction..................................................................................................................... 4
Other documents you may need.........................................................................................................................................4
2 Attributes supported in Dell Command | PowerShell Provider......................................... 5
AdvancedBootOptions........................................................................................................................................................6
AdvancedConfigurations.....................................................................................................................................................6
BatteryInformation..............................................................................................................................................................7
BIOSSetupAdvancedMode................................................................................................................................................. 7
BootSequence.................................................................................................................................................................... 7
IntelSoftwareGuardExtensions............................................................................................................................................7
Manageability..................................................................................................................................................................... 8
Maintenance.......................................................................................................................................................................8
MemoryInformation............................................................................................................................................................ 9
MiscellaneousDevices....................................................................................................................................................... 10
Performance..................................................................................................................................................................... 12
POSTBehavior.................................................................................................................................................................. 16
PowerManagement..........................................................................................................................................................20
PreEnabled....................................................................................................................................................................... 26
ProcessorInformation....................................................................................................................................................... 28
SecureBoot...................................................................................................................................................................... 29
Security............................................................................................................................................................................29
StealthModeControl......................................................................................................................................................... 33
SupportAssistSystemResolution.......................................................................................................................................34
SystemConfiguration........................................................................................................................................................35
SystemInformation........................................................................................................................................................... 48
SystemLogs......................................................................................................................................................................48
TPMSecurity.................................................................................................................................................................... 49
USBConfiguration............................................................................................................................................................ 50
Video................................................................................................................................................................................ 57
VirtualizationSupport........................................................................................................................................................58
Wireless............................................................................................................................................................................59
3 Error reporting in Dell Command | PowerShell Provider................................................ 62
4 Accessing documents from the Dell EMC support site.................................................. 65
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Introduction
Dell Command | PowerShell Provider is a PowerShell module that provides BIOS configuration capability to Dell client platforms using
the Windows PowerShell Interface. Dell Command | PowerShell Provider can be installed as plug-in software registered within a
Windows PowerShell environment.
This document describes the supported attributes, and error reporting in Dell Command | PowerShell Provider.
Dell Command | PowerShell Provider works for local and remote systems, and even in Windows pre-installation environment. This
module, with it's native configuration capability, makes BIOS configuration easily manageable.
Other documents you may need
In addition to this guide, and the integrated help available within the module, you can access other available Dell Command |
PowerShell Provider documents at dell.com/dellclientcommandsuitemanuals. To access other documents,
1.
Go to dell.com/dellclientcommandsuitemanuals.
2.
Click Dell Command | PowerShell Provider.
3.
Click Dell Command | PowerShell Provider 2.0 link in the Product Support section.
4.
Click the Manuals drop-down icon in the Product Support page.
5.
To download the document, click the document’s PDF link.
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Attributes supported in Dell Command | PowerShell
Provider
Following are the categories in Dell Command PowerShell Provider. These categories contain BIOS attributes.
Table 1. Attributes supported in Dell Command | PowerShell Provider
Category Name
Description
AdvancedBootOptions
Displays the attributes to configure advanced boot settings.
AdvancedConfigurations
Displays the attributes to configure various advanced settings.
BatteryInformation
Displays information about each battery with the percent charged information.
BIOSSetupAdvancedMode
Displays the attributes to configure various BIOS setups advanced mode settings.
BootSequence
Displays the attributes to configure the system boot settings.
Intel Software Guard Extensions
Displays the attributes to configure Intel Software Guard Extensions settings.
Manageability
Displays the attributes to configure various manageability settings.
Maintenance
Displays the attributes to configure maintenance-related settings.
MemoryInformation
Displays non-editable information about memory.
MiscellaneousDevices
Displays the attributes to configure various miscellaneous onboard devices.
Performance
Displays the attributes to configure performance-related settings.
POSTBehavior
Displays the attributes to configure system’s behavior after POST.
PowerManagement
Displays the attributes to configure power management settings.
PreEnabled
Displays the attributes to configure various pre-enabled settings.
NOTE: This category describes the miscellaneous BIOS settings.
ProcesserInformation
Displays non-editable information about processor(s).
SecureBoot
Displays the attributes to configure Secure Boot settings.
Security
Displays the attributes to configure the security feature of the system.
StealthModeControl
Displays the attributes to configure stealth mode settings.
SupportAssistSystemResolution
Displays the attributes to configure various SupportAssist settings.
SystemConfiguration
Displays the attributes to configure devices that are integrated on the system board.
SystemInformation
Displays information that uniquely identifies the system.
SystemLogs
Displays the attributes to configure system logs settings.
TPMSecurity
Displays the attributes to configure TPM device settings.
USBConfiguration
Displays the attributes to configure USB settings.
NOTE: USB keyboard and mouse always work as defined in the BIOS setup,
irrespective of these settings.
Video
Displays the attributes to configure video settings.
VirtualizationSupport
Displays the attributes to configure virtualization settings.
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Category Name
Description
Wireless
Displays the attributes to configure wireless devices.
AdvancedBootOptions
Table 2. AdvancedBootOptions
Attribute Name
Description
AttemptLegacyBoot
Determines if BIOS should attempt to boot from the legacy boot list when the UEFI boot list
fails.
Possible values:
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LegacyOrom
Enabled - If the UEFI boot list fails, then BIOS attempts to boot from the Legacy boot list.
Disabled - BIOS discontinues the booting process if the UEFI boot list fails.
If enabled, allows legacy option ROMs to load. Without this option, only UEFI option ROMs
loads. This option is required for Legacy boot mode. This mode cannot be enabled with
Secure Boot.
Possible values:
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UefiBootPathSecurity
Enabled
Disabled
Determines whether the system should prompt the user to enter the Admin password, if set,
while booting from a UEFI boot path from the F12 Boot Menu.
Possible values:
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AlwaysExceptInternalHdd — All UEFI boot paths require the user to enter the Admin
password, except for the boot paths that are hosted on an internal hard disk drives.
Always — Booting from any UEFI boot path requires the user to enter the Admin
password.
Never — The Admin password is not required for booting from UEFI boot paths.
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AdvancedConfigurations
Table 3. AdvancedConfigurations
Attribute Name
Description
Aspm
Set the ASPM (Active State Power Management) level.
Possible values:
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Auto — There is handshaking between the device and PCI Express hub to determine the
best ASPM mode supported by the device.
Disabled — ASPM power management is turned off always.
L1 — ASPM power management is set to use L1.
OneTBSystemMemoryLimitEnable Confines the system memory to less than 1 TB when more than 1TB memory is installed in
the computer.
Possible values:
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Enabled
Attribute Name
Description
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Disabled
BatteryInformation
Table 4. BatteryInformation
Attribute Name
Description
PercentCharged
Displays the charged percentage of the battery.
Possible values: Read-only
BIOSSetupAdvancedMode
Table 5. BIOSSetupAdvancedMode
Attribute Name
Description
AdvancedMode
Enabling BIOS Setup Advanced Mode makes all BIOS settings visible.
Possible values:
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Enabled
Disabled
BootSequence
Table 6. BootSequence
Attribute Name
Description
BootList
Determines the system’s boot mode.
Possible values:
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Uefi — Enables booting to Unified Extensible Firmware Interface (UEFI) capable
operating systems.
Legacy — (the default) Ensures compatibility with operating systems that do not support
UEFI.
NOTE: Legacy boot mode is not allowed when secure boot is enabled or legacy
option ROM is disabled.
BootSequence
Specifies the order in which a system searches for devices when trying to find an operating
system to boot. The BootSequence option allows users to customize the boot order and boot
ability of boot devices. The UEFI BIOS allows the selection of UEFI boot paths or Legacy
boot devices.
IntelSoftwareGuardExtensions
Table 7. IntelSoftwareGuardExtensions
Attribute Name
Description
EnclaveSize
Displays the memory allocation size for the Intel Software Guard Extension (SGX)
processor reserved memory.
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Attribute Name
Description
Possible values: 32MB, 64MB, 128MB (Read-only)
NOTE: You cannot set the Enclave Reserve Memory Size using the Dell
Command | PowerShell Provider. One of the methods of setting Enclave
Reserve Memory Size is from the BIOS setup screen.
Configures Software Guard Extensions (SGX) feature. You can select Enabled or
SoftControlled if this option is disabled.
SoftGuardEn
Possible values:
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Enabled
Disabled
SoftControlled
CAUTION: Using the Dell Command | PowerShell Provider, you cannot do
the following:
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Disable this feature if the current state is Enabled or SoftControlled
Enable this feature if the current state is SoftControlled
Change this feature to SoftControlled if the current state is Enabled
NOTE: One of the methods of configuring Software Guard Extensions
(SGX) feature is from the BIOS setup screen.
Manageability
Table 8. Manageability
Attribute
Description
PostMebxKey
MEBx stands for Intel Management Engine BIOS Extension. Enables or disables the
MEBx hotkey function when the system boots.
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UsbProvision
Enabled
Disabled
Enables or disables provisioning of Intel AMT from a USB storage device.
Possible values:
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Enabled — Intel AMT can be provisioned using the local provisioning file via a USB
storage device.
Disabled — Provisioning of Intel AMT from a USB storage device is blocked.
Maintenance
Table 9. Maintenance
Attribute Name
Description
AllowBIOSDowngrade
Allows or restricts downgrading of the system BIOS.
CAUTION: You cannot enable the Allow BIOS Downgrade feature using the Dell
Command | PowerShell Provider.
NOTE: One of the methods of enabling the Allow BIOS Downgrade feature is from
the BIOS setup screen.
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Attribute Name
Description
Possible values:
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BiosAutoRcvr
Enabled — Allows the system to downgrade the system BIOS.
Disabled — Restricts the system to downgrade the system BIOS.
Enables or disables BIOS auto recovery feature.
Possible values:
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•
Enabled — If BIOS corruption is detected, the system automatically recovers BIOS
without any user interaction.
Disabled — Disables BIOS auto recovery feature.
NOTE: You can enable this option only if BiosRcvrFrmHdd option is enabled.
BiosIntegrityCheck
Enables or disables the BIOS integrity check during the booting process.
Possible values:
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•
Enabled — BIOS checks the BIOS image integrity during every booting process.
Disabled — BIOS checks the BIOS image integrity only if the previous booting process
did not complete.
NOTE: BIOS checks the BIOS image integrity only if the BiosAutoRcvr option is
enabled.
BiosRcvrFrmHdd
Enables or disables the system BIOS Recovery option. This feature saves a recovery image to
a primary hard disk drive storage, or to an external USB, and uses this recovery image to
recover the BIOS image when system BIOS fails.
Possible values:
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Serr
Enabled — BIOS stores the recovery image on a primary hard disk drive storage. So the
BIOS recovery image is available both from the primary hard disk drive permanent
storage and via an external USB.
Disabled — BIOS does not store the recovery image on primary hard disk drive storage.
So the BIOS recovery image is available only via an external USB.
Enables or disables the SERR on the DRAM controller and the PEG controller in the north
bridge.
Possible values:
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Disabled — Disable the SERR DMI messaging mechanism.
Enabled — Allows SERR messages to be generated.
MemoryInformation
Table 10. MemoryInformation
Attribute Name
Description
DIMMASize
Displays the amount of main memory physically installed in the DIMM slot A.
Possible Values: Read-only
DIMMBSize
Displays the amount of main memory physically installed in the DIMM slot B.
Possible Values: Read-only
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Attribute Name
Description
DIMMCSize
Displays the amount of main memory physically installed in the DIMM slot C.
Possible Values: Read-only
DIMMDSize
Displays the amount of main memory physically installed in the DIMM slot D.
Possible Values: Read-only
MemoryAvailable
Displays the amount of main memory available to the operating system.
NOTE: Due to an amount of memory allocated for the system use, MemoryAvailable
is less than MemoryInstalled. Certain operating systems may not be able to use all
the available memory.
Possible Values: Read-only
MemoryInstalled
Displays the amount of main memory physically installed in the system.
Possible Values: Read-only
MemorySpeed
Displays the clock frequency of the main memory.
Possible Values: Read-only
MemoryTechnology
Displays the technology of the main memory installed in the system.
Possible Values: Read-only
MiscellaneousDevices
Table 11. MiscellaneousDevices
Attribute Name
Description
Camera
Enables or disables the camera.
Possible values:
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Camera2
Enabled
Disabled
Enable or disables the backward-facing camera.
Possible values:
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DedicatedGPS
Enabled
Disabled
Enables or disables the Internal GPS radio.
Possible values:
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EsataPorts
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Enabled
Disabled
Enables or disables all e-SATA ports. If the system supports a dock, all e-SATA ports into the
dock are also enabled or disabled.
Attribute Name
Description
Possible values:
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ExpressCard
Enabled
Disabled
Enables or disables the ExpressCard.
Possible values:
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HdFreeFallProtect
Enabled
Disabled
Enables or disables hard drive free fall protection.
Possible values:
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MediaCard
Enabled
Disabled
Enables or disables the media card. If disabled, the media card is hidden from the OS and not
seen in the Device Manager.
Possible values:
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MediaCardand1394
Enabled
Disabled
Enables or disables the media card and 1394.
Possible values:
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MiniCardSSDDevice
Enabled
Disabled
Enables or disables the mini card Solid State Drive (SSD) module.
Possible values:
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ModuleBayDevice
Enabled
Disabled
Enables or disables the module bay. The module bay is a hot-pluggable bay where storage
and media devices such as HDDs, CDs or DVDs can be installed.
Possible values:
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•
OnboardModem
Enabled
Disabled
Enables or disables the onboard internal modem.
Possible values:
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•
PcCard
Enabled
Disabled
Enables or disables the PC card.
Possible values:
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Enabled
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Attribute Name
Description
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PciSlots
Disabled
Enables or disables the various on-board PCI slots.
Possible values:
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PCMCIA
Enabled
Disabled
Enables or disables the PCMCIA device slot.
Possible values:
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SdCard
Enabled
Disabled
Enables or disables the SD card slot.
Possible values:
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SdCardBoot
Enabled
Disabled
Enables or disables booting the system from an SD card.
Possible values:
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•
SdCardReadOnly
Enabled — Allows the system to boot from an SD card.
Disabled — Prevents the system from detecting or boot from the SD card.
Enables or disables the read-only mode for SD card.
Possible values:
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Enabled
Disabled
Performance
Table 12. Performance
Attribute Name
Description
AdjCachePrefetch
Enables or disables the AdjacentCacheLinePrefetch feature.
Possible values:
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CPUCore
Enabled - CPU fetches the adjacent cache line in the other half of the sector.
Disabled - CPU only fetches the cache line that contains the data currently required by
the CPU.
This field specifies whether the processor has one or more cores enabled. The performances
of some applications improve with the additional cores.
Possible values:
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CoresAll— All cores are enabled.
Cores1 — Only one core is enabled.
Cores2 — Two cores are enabled.
Attribute Name
Description
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CpuSnoopMode
Cores3 — Three cores are enabled.
Cores4 — Four cores are enabled.
Cores5 — Five cores are enabled.
Cores6 — Six cores are enabled.
Cores7 — Seven cores are enabled.
Cores8 — Eight cores are enabled.
Cores9 — Nine cores are enabled.
Cores10 — Ten cores are enabled.
Cores11 — Eleven cores are enabled.
Cores12 — Twelve cores are enabled.
Cores13 — Thirteen cores are enabled.
Cores14 — Fourteen cores are enabled.
Cores15 — Fifteen cores are enabled.
Cores16 — Sixteen cores are enabled.
Configures the CPU snoop mode.
Possible values:
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CStatesCtrl
Early — Enables early snoop mode. Use this mode for latency-sensitive applications that
do not require high remote bandwidth.
Home — Enables home snoop mode. Use this mode for applications that require high
memory bandwidth.
ClusterOnDie — Enables cluster on die mode. Dell recommends this mode for NUMAoptimized applications to achieve lowest local memory latency, and highest local memory
bandwidth.
OppSnoop — Enables opportunistic snoop mode. Directory with Opportunistic Snoop
Broadcast (OSB) offers a good balance of latency and bandwidth.
NoSnoop — Enables no snoop mode.
Enables or disables additional processor sleep states. The operating system may optionally
use these states for additional power savings when idle.
Possible values:
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•
DRmt
Enabled
Disabled
The Dell Reliable Memory Technology (RMT) feature identifies and filters out defective
regions of the memory modules before they are consumed by the BIOS or OS. When
enabled, the system automatically identifies errors, record their locations, and exclude bad
location on reboot.
Possible values:
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•
EnableMultiCoreSupport
Enabled
Disabled
Enables or disables multiple CPU cores.
Possible values:
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•
Enabled — The operating system is allowed to access additional cores present on a single
CPU package.
Disabled — The operating system is prevented to access additional cores present on a
single CPU package.
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Attribute Name
Description
HwPrefetcher
Enables or disables the CPU's hardware prefetcher. If enabled, the processor's Hardware
Prefetcher will automatically prefetch data and code for the processor.
Possible values:
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•
IntelRapidStart
Enabled
Disabled
Enables or disables the Intel Rapid Start feature. The Intel Rapid Start feature reduces power
consumption by putting the system into a low-power state during sleep mode after the
specified amount of time (minutes). The resume time may be slightly more than resuming the
system from a sleep mode, but less than resuming from a hibernate mode.
Intel Rapid Start Technology is automatically be disabled due to configuration changes, such
as:
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IntelRapidStartInstantOnDisplay
Hard disk configuration or partition changes
Memory capacity over 8GB is installed.
System or HDD password is enabled.
A Dell Encryption Accelerator card is installed.
The BlockSleep setting is enabled.
Enables or disables displaying the system logo from cache during system resume using Intel
Rapid Start Technology.
Possible values:
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IrstTimer
Enabled — Displays the system logo from cache during system resume using Intel Rapid
Start Technology.
Disabled — Does not display the system logo from cache during system resume using
Intel Rapid Start Technology.
Sets the Intel Rapid Start Timer. The value can be specified in minutes ranging from 0 to 999.
Specify the Rapid Start timer value as 0 to put the system into a low-power state
immediately after the system transition to a sleep mode.
Possible values: Integer ranging from 0 to 999
LimitCpuidValue
Restricts the maximum CPUID functions supported by the processor. Some operating system
does not complete the installation when more than three CPUID functions are supported.
Possible values:
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LogicProc
Enabled
Disabled
Enables or disables HyperThreading in the processor.
Possible values:
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•
MultiCoreSupport
Enabled
Disabled
Specifies whether the processor has one or more cores enabled. The performances of some
applications improve with additional cores.
Possible values:
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•
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CoresAll — All cores are enabled.
Cores1 — Only one core is enabled.
Cores2 — Two cores are enabled.
Attribute Name
Description
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NodeInterleave
Cores4— Four cores are enabled.
Cores6— Six cores are enabled.
Cores8— Eight cores are enabled.
Cores10 — Ten cores are enabled.
Cores12 — Twelve cores are enabled.
Cores14 — Fourteen cores are enabled.
Cores16 — Sixteen cores are enabled.
Enables or disables memory interleave mode.
Possible values:
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•
Speedstep
Enabled
Disabled
Intel SpeedStep technology that allows the processor to operate at two or more operating
speeds called P-states in ACPI terminology. When disabled, the processor operates at its
maximum frequency.
Possible values:
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•
•
•
IsochronousMode
Disabled
Enabled
MaximumPerformance
MaximumBattery
Enables or disables System Isochronous mode.
NOTE: Isochronous mode may be best for audio and video streaming applications.
Possible values:
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TurboMode
Enables or disables the Intel TurboBoost mode of the processor.
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AmdCpuCore
Enabled - Enable this mode to reduce the latency of memory transactions at the expense
of bandwidth.
Disabled - Disable this mode for applications that need high memory bandwidth.
Disabled — Does not allow the TurboBoost driver to increase the performance state of
the processor preceding the standard performance.
Enabled — Allows the Intel Turbo driver to increase the performance of the CPU or
graphics processor.
This field specifies whether the processor has one or more cores enabled.
Possible values:
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•
•
•
•
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CoreAll
Core1p0
Core1p1
Core2p0
Core3p0
Core2p2
Core4p0
Core3p3
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Attribute Name
Description
AmdThreadControl
Each processor core contains two threads. Each thread appears as a separate processor to
the operating system. However, the threads share part of the processor core with one
another.
Possible values:
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AmdTurboCore
Enabled
Disabled
Enables or disables the AMD Turbo Core Technology in the processor. When enabled, AMD
Turbo Core Technology dynamically adjusts processor frequency to provide a performance
boost at the operating system's request.
Possible values:
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MemRSA
Enabled
Disabled
Enables or disables the Reliability Availability Serviceability (RSA) support on memory module.
Possible values:
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PcieRSA
Enabled
Disabled
Enables or disables the Reliability Availability Serviceability (RSA) support on PCIe devices.
Possible values:
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•
CpuRSA
Enabled
Disabled
Enables or disables the Reliability Availability Serviceability (RSA) support on CPUs.
Possible values:
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Enabled
Disabled
POSTBehavior
Table 13. POSTBehavior
Attribute Name
Description
ExternalHotKey
Enables or disables Fn key emulation.
Possible values:
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ExtPostTime
Enabled — The Scroll Lock key on external keyboards emulate the Fn key only when
running in a non-ACPI OS.
Disabled — The Scroll Lock key behaves normally.
Creates an extra preboot delay for specified seconds to allow the user to see POST status
messages.
Possible values:
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0s — Does not delay.
5s — Delays for 5 seconds.
Attribute Name
Description
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Fastboot
10s — Delays for 10 seconds.
Controls specific steps performed during boot to decrease boot time or increase boot
checks. This option can speed up the boot process by bypassing some compatibility steps.
Possible values:
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•
Minimal — Reduces boot time by skipping certain hardware and configuration
initialization during boot.
Thorough — Performs complete hardware and configuration initialization during boot.
Auto — Allows the BIOS to decide configuration initialization to be performed during
boot.
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FnLock
This option controls the behavior of the dual function keys, when Fn key is pressed and when
it is not.
Possible values:
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FnLockMode
Enabled — Fn+Esc key combination toggles the primary behavior of F1 to F12 keys
between their normal and secondary functions.
Disabled — You cannot toggle the primary behavior of these keys.
If Enabled, F1 to F12 keys behave as function keys holding Fn key is required to access their
secondary functions. Without holding Fn key, the dual function keys behave as normally
labeled.
Possible values:
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FullScreenLogo
EnableSecondary
DisableStandard
Enables or disables the full screen logo that appears during BIOS POST.
Possible values:
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Keypad
Enabled
Disabled
Activates the internal keyboard's embedded keypad either when Numlock LED is on or when
the Fn key is pressed.
NOTE: When Setup is running, this option has no effect, Setup works in the
EnabledByFnKey mode.
Possible values:
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MacAddrPassThru
EnabledByFnKey — The keypad is enabled only when you hold the Fn key.
EnabledByNumLock — The keypad is enabled when, the Numlock LED is On and no
external keyboard is attached.
This feature replaces the external NIC MAC address (in a supported dock or dongle) with the
selected MAC address from the system. The default value is the System Unique MAC
Address.
Possible values:
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•
•
SystemUnique
IntegratedNic1
Disabled
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Attribute Name
Description
NumLock
Enables or disables the NumLock function when the system boots.
Possible values:
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PntDevice
Enabled
Disabled
Defines how the system handles mouse and touchpad input.
Possible values:
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PostF12Key
SerialMouse — Uses a serial mouse and disables the internal touchpad.
Ps2Mouse — Disables the integrated touchpad when an external PS2 mouse is present.
Touchpad — Leave the integrated touchpad enabled when an external PS2 mouse is
present.
SwitchToExternalPS2 — Sets the pointing device to switch to external ps2.
Enables or disables <F12> Boot Menu on POST boot screen.
Possible values:
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PostF2Key
Enabled — Enables F12 Boot Option Menu.
Disabled — Disables F12 Boot Option Menu.
Enables or disables <F2> boot menu on POST boot screen.
Possible values:
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PostHelpDeskKey
Enabled
Disabled
Enables or disables display of the (ctrl+h) help Desktop hotkey message on the POST screen
if Management Engine (ME) is alive and Client Initiated Remote Access (CIRA) is supported.
Possible values:
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PowerWarn
Enabled
Disabled
Enables or disables display of warning messages when you use certain power adapters. The
system displays these messages when you attempt to use a power adapter that has too little
capacity for your configuration.
Possible values:
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RptKeyErr
Enabled
Disabled
Enables or disables reporting of keyboard-related errors when the system boots.
Possible values:
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SignOfLifeByKbdBacklight
Enabled
Disabled
This option allows the system to indicate that the power button has been pressed during
POST by turning on the keyboard backlight.
Possible values:
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Enabled
Attribute Name
Description
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SignOfLifeByDisplay
Disabled
This option allows the system to indicate that the power button has been pressed during
POST by displaying the Dell Logo.
Possible values:
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SignOfLifeByAudio
Enabled
Disabled
This option allows the system to indicate that the power button has been pressed during
POST with an audible tone.
Possible values:
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SignOfLifeIndication
Enabled
Disabled
During POST, system acknowledges that the power button has been pressed in a manner
that the user can either hear or feel.
Possible values:
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WarningsAndErr
Enabled
Disabled
During POST the system continues to boot, or pauses when warnings or errors are detected.
This feature can be used for the remotely managed systems that does not have a keyboard
or a console for the user to respond.
Possible values:
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PromptWrnErr — System pauses for the user to respond when warnings or errors are
detected.
ContWrn — System continues to boot when warnings are detected, but pauses for the
user to respond when errors are detected.
ContWrnErr — System continues to boot when warnings or errors are detected.
NOTE: Errors deemed critical to the operation of the system hardware always pause
the system.
WyseP25Access
Enables or disables the WyseP25Access feature.
Possible values:
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Enabled — Allows remote access to BIOS setup through Dell Wyse P25, Dell Wyse P45,
or through any other compatible portal.
Disabled — Restricts remote access to BIOS setup through Dell Wyse P25, Dell Wyse
P45, or through any other compatible portal.
CAUTION: If Dell Wyse P25 BIOS Access feature is disabled, it cannot be enabled
remotely through the Dell Wyse P25, Dell Wyse P45, or through any other
compatible portal. Disabling this feature prevents keyboard access to Diagnostics,
Safe Mode, Boot Options, and other Pre-OS functionalities.
NOTE: This feature is enabled by default.
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PowerManagement
Table 14. PowerManagement
Attribute Name
Description
AcPwrRcvry
Controls the system's behavior when AC power is restored after AC power has been lost.
Possible values:
•
•
•
Off — System stays off after AC power is restored.
On — System powers on after AC power is restored.
Last — System returns to the previous state after AC power recovery.
AdvancedBatteryChargeConfigur Configures the days settings based on BeginningOfDay and workperiod. Advanced Battery
charge mode uses standard charging algorithm and other methods during working hours to
ation
maximize battery health. During working hours, express charge is used to charge the batteries
faster. You can configure the days and the work period during which the battery has to be
charged. To enable advanced battery charging, provide the day, and set the following:
Possible values:
• BeginningOfDay — To configure the AdvanceBatteryCharge start time in 24 hours format.
The value of hour must be in the range 0–23 and minute must be 0, 15, 30, or 45.
• Workperiod — To configure the duration of charging.
AdvBatteryChargeCfg
Enables or disables the Advanced Battery Charge configuration. During working hours, with
the Advanced Battery Charge configuration, the batteries can be charged faster using
ExpressCharge.
Possible values:
•
•
AutoOn
Enabled
Disabled
Configures the days when the system has to turn on automatically at the time specified in
AutoOnHr and AutoOnMn. This function can turn on the system either every day, on
weekdays, or on selected days. If AutoOnHr is set to 23, and AutoOnTime is set to 53, then
setting AutoOntime to Weekdays turns on the system automatically on weekdays (Monday to
Friday) at 11:53 p.m.. To turn on the system on particular days, set AutoOnTime as Select Days,
and then enable or disable individual days by setting AutoOnSun -enabled, AutoOnMon disabled, etc.
Possible values:
•
•
•
•
AutoOnHr
Disabled
EveryDay
SelectDays
Weekdays
Configures the hour when the system has to turn on automatically. Provide the value ranging
from 0 to 23. To set the time 11:59 p.m., provide the value as 23.
Possible values: Integers ranging from 0 to 23
AutoOnMn
Configures the minute when the system has to turn on automatically. Provide the value
ranging from 0 to 59. To set the time 11:59 p.m., provide the value as 59.
Possible values: Integers ranging from 0 to 59
AutoOnSun
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Enables or disables the AutoOn functionality at the specified time on Sundays.
Attribute Name
Description
Possible values:
•
•
AutoOnMon
Enabled
Disabled
Enables or disables the AutoOn functionality at the specified time on Mondays.
Possible values:
•
•
AutoOnTue
Enabled
Disabled
Enables or disables the AutoOn functionality at the specified time on Tuesdays.
Possible values:
•
•
AutoOnWed
Enabled
Disabled
Enables or disables the AutoOn functionality at the specified time on Wednesdays
Possible values:
•
•
AutoOnThur
Enabled
Disabled
Enables or disables the AutoOn functionality at the specified time on Thursdays.
Possible values:
•
•
AutoOnFri
Enabled
Disabled
Enables or disables the AutoOn functionality at the specified time on Fridays.
Possible values:
•
•
AutoOnSat
Enabled
Disabled
Enables or disables the AutoOn functionality at the specified time on Saturdays.
Possible values:
•
•
AutoWakePeriod
Enabled
Disabled
Defines the time in minutes after which the system should automatically wake up from
Standby, Hibernate, or Switched off mode.
Possible values: integers ranging from 0 to 254
NOTE: The system wakes up from Sleep, Hibernate, or Switched off mode only if the
AutoOn option is enabled for everyday of the week.
BlinkPowerSupply1LED
Normally, the status LEDs on the back of the Power Supply Unit (PSU) displays solid green
color.
Possible values:
•
Enabled — The first power supply (PSU 1) status LED blinks for few seconds.
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Attribute Name
Description
NOTE: There is no need for disabling the LEDs manually. When the Embedded
Controller (EC) gives the control back to PSU, the LED turns off automatically.
BlinkPowerSupply2LED
Normally, the status LEDs on the back of the Power Supply Unit (PSU) displays solid green
color.
Possible values:
•
Enabled — The second power supply (PSU 2) status LED blinks for few seconds.
NOTE: There is no need for disabling the LEDs manually. When the Embedded
Controller (EC) gives the control back to PSU, the LED turns off automatically.
BlockSleep
Blocks the system entering sleep (S3 state) mode in an OS environment. If enabled, the
system does not go into sleep mode, Intel Rapid Start is disabled automatically, and OS Power
option is blank if it was set to Sleep earlier.
Possible values:
•
•
CustomChargeStart
Enabled
Disabled
Sets the percentage value ranging from 50 to 95 at which custom battery charging should
start.
NOTE: Primary Battery Custom Charge Start percent must be less than the Primary
Battery Custom Charge End percent and the minimum difference between the two
must be 5 percent.
Possible values: Integers ranging from 50 to 95
CustomChargeStop
Sets the percentage value ranging from 55 to 100 at which the custom battery charging
should stop.
NOTE: Primary Battery Custom Charge Start percentage must be less than the
Primary Battery Custom Charge End percent and the minimum difference between
the two must be 5 percent.
Possible values: Integers ranging from 55 to 100
DeepSleepCtrl
Controls when Deep Sleep is enabled.
Possible values:
•
•
•
DockBatteryChargeConfiguratio
n
Configures the dock battery charge mode.
Possible values:
•
•
FanCtrlOvrd
Disabled
S5Only
S4AndS5
Standard — Charges the battery over a long period of time.
Express — Charges the battery in Express Charge mode using Dell's fast charging
technology.
Runs the system fan at full speed.
Possible values:
•
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Enabled
Attribute Name
Description
•
FanSpeed
Disabled
Sets the speed of the fan to Auto, High, Medium, Low, Medium High, or Medium Low. When
set to Auto, the system run time automatically sets the speed.
Possible values:
•
•
•
•
•
•
FanSpeedLvl
Auto
High
Med
Low
MedHigh
MedLow
Configures the fan speed control if the fan speed is set to Auto using FanSpeed attribute. 0
sets the fan speed to the optimal speed level, and a higher percentage provides enhanced
cooling.
Possible values: Integers ranging from 0 to 100
IntelReadyModeEn
This option enables or disables Intel Ready Mode Technology (iRMT).
Possible values:
•
•
IntlSmartConnect
Enabled
Disabled
Intel Smart Connect Technology (ISCT) identifies the nearby wireless connections while
system is in a sleeping state. SmartConnect Synchronizes email or social media applications
that were open when the system entered the sleep state.
Possible values:
•
•
LidSwitch
Enabled
Disabled
Enables or disables the lid switch functions.
Possible values:
•
•
ModBattChargeCfg
Enabled — OS setting determines the display behavior when lid is closed.
Disabled — Display will not be affected when lid is closed.
Configures the module bay battery charge mode.
Possible values:
•
•
PeakShiftBatteryThreshold
Standard — Charges the battery at a standard rate.
Express — Charges the battery faster using the express charging algorithm, Dell's fast
charging technology
Sets the value of the Peak Shift battery threshold. The acceptable value range is from 15 to
100 percent. When the Peak Shift battery threshold level is reached, the system starts using
AC power.
Possible values: Integers ranging from 15 to 100
PeakShiftCfg
Enables or disables Peak Shift configuration. Using Peak Shift, you can minimize the
consumption of AC power during the peak power usage period of the day.
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Attribute Name
Description
Possible values:
•
•
PeakShiftDayConfiguration
Enabled
Disabled
Configures the days settings based on StartTime, EndTime, and ChargeStartTime. Using Peak
Shift configuration, you can minimize the consumption of AC power during the peak power
usage period of the day. You can set a start and end times for the Peak Shift period. During
this period, the system runs on battery if the battery charge is preceding the set battery
threshold value. After the Peak Shift period, the system runs on AC power without charging
the battery. The system functions normally using AC power and recharging the battery after
the specified ChargeStartTime.
Possible values:
•
•
PrimaryBattChargeCfg
Enabled
Disabled
Configures the primary battery charge mode. The selected charging mode applies to all
batteries installed in the system.
Possible values:
•
•
•
•
•
SfpwakeOnLan
Adaptive — Battery settings are adoptively optimized based on your typical battery usage
pattern.
Standard — Charges the battery at a standard rate.
Express — Charges the battery faster using the express charging algorithm, Dell's fast
charging technology.
PrimAcUse — Charges the battery while plugged in, a mode preferred by the users who
operate their systems while plugged in to an external power source.
Custom — The battery charging starts and stops based on user settings specified in
Primary Battery Custom Charge Start and Primary Battery Custom Charge End.
Enables the system to power on by a special LAN signal, or by a special SFP signal.
Possible values:
•
•
•
SFP - Allows the system to be powered on by special SFP signals.
LANSFP - Allows the system to be powered on by either by LAN, or by SFP signals.
SFPPXE - Allows the system to be powered on by SFP signals, and immediately boot to
PXE.
NOTE: This feature works only if the system is connected to AC power.
SleepMode
Determines which sleep mode to be used by the operating system.
NOTE: The BIOS can only support either Modern Standby sleep mode (connected or
disconnected), or S3 sleep mode.
Possible values:
•
•
SliceBattChargeCfg
OSAutoSelection — Allows the operating system to select the appropriate sleep mode
automatically.
ForceS3 — Forces the operating system to use the S3 sleep mode only.
Configures the battery slice charge mode. The battery slice is an external battery that docks
with the system docking connector. The battery slice houses its own battery charger.
Possible values:
•
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Standard
Attribute Name
Description
•
Speedshift
Express
Enables or disables the Intel Speed Shift Technology support. Setting this option to Enabled
allows the operating system to select the appropriate processor performance automatically.
Possible values:
•
•
TypeCPower
Enabled
Disabled
Configures the maximum power for type-C connector.
Possible values:
•
•
UsbWake
7.5W
15W
Enables USB devices to wake the system from Standby.
NOTE: This feature is functional only when the AC power adapter is connected.
Possible values:
•
•
WakeOnAc
Enabled
Disabled
Controls the system's behavior when AC power is restored after AC power was lost.
Possible values:
•
•
WakeOnDock
Disabled — System stays off after AC power is restored.
Enabled — System powers on after AC power is restored.
Enables or disables waking the system when a docking connection is made.
Possible values:
•
•
WakeOnLan
Enabled
Disabled
Enables the system to turn on from the off state when triggered by a special LAN signal, or
from the hibernate state when triggered by a special wireless LAN signal.
Possible values:
•
•
•
•
•
•
•
WlanAutoSense
LanOnly — Allows the system to be powered on by special LAN signal.
Disabled — Does not allow the system to power on when it receives a wakeup signal from
the LAN or wireless LAN.
LanWithPxeBoot
WlanOnly — Allows the system to be powered on by special WLAN signal.
LanWlan — Allows the system to be powered on by special LAN or wireless LAN signal.
AddInCard — Allows the system to be powered on by NICs plugged into the special power
connector.
Onboard — Allows the system to be powered on by Onboard NIC.
Enables or disables the WLAN radio when the system is connected to a wired network. When
disconnected from the wired network, WLAN radio is re-enabled.
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Attribute Name
Description
Possible values:
•
•
WwanAutoSense
Enabled
Disabled
Enables or disables the WWAN radio when the system is connected to a wired network. When
disconnected from the wired network, WWAN radio is re-enabled.
Possible values:
•
•
Enabled
Disabled
PreEnabled
Table 15. PreEnabled
Attribute
Description
BiosConnectActivation
Configures the state of the available BiosConnect boot paths.
Possible values:
•
•
•
DashSupport
Deactivate — BIOS setup options are not available and all BiosConnect boot paths
are disabled.
FullActivation — BIOS Setup options are enabled and all BiosConnect boot paths
are enabled.
LaunchpadActivationOnly — BIOS setup options are enabled and only launchpad
code path is enabled.
Enables and disables the support for Desktop and Mobile Architecture for System
Hardware (DASH) management through Platform Level Data Model (PLDM)
exchanges.
Possible values:
•
•
DisGpuExtDisplay
Enabled
Disabled
Enables or disables the platform external displays.
Possible values:
•
•
Enabled — Allows discrete Graphics Processing Unit (dGPU) to enable the platform
external displays such as HDMI, NB DP and Type-C, etc. with the purpose of
enabling discrete graphic features such as Eyefinity, Mosaic, 10bit DP displays, etc..
NOTE: Embedded Display Port (eDP) will be enabled by Integrated
Graphics Processing Unit (iGPU).
Disabled — The normal hybrid graphics mode is enabled.
NOTE: This feature is used in hybrid graphics mode only.
FaultTolerantMemLogClear
Enables or disables the Fault Tolerant Memory Log Clear option.
Possible values:
•
•
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Enabled — System clears fault tolerant memory log during the next boot.
Disabled — Fault Tolerant Memory Log Clear option will be disabled, and no action
will be taken during the next boot.
Attribute
Description
NOTE: Fault Tolerant Memory Log Clear option will be reset to disabled state
after log gets cleared.
GpsWwan
Enables or disables GPS WWAN Radio.
Possible values:
•
•
MemPerMonitor
Enabled
Disabled
Enables or disables the memory performance monitor feature.
Possible values:
•
•
PwrOffWlanStealthMode
Enabled
Disabled
Enables or disables PwrOffWlanStealthMode.
Possible values:
•
•
Enabled — Disconnects power from the Intel 8260 Wireless NIC when the Stealth
Mode is enabled.
Disabled — Does not disconnect power from the Intel 8260 Wireless NIC when the
Stealth Mode is enabled.
NOTE: Disabling Stealth Mode does not automatically restore the power or
functionality of the card until the next complete boot. This non-standard mode
is available as an option for Stealth Mode control of the Intel 8260 card for the
following use cases: Pre-boot applications, Linux OS, or Windows OS without
Dell recommended drivers.
RecoveryTool
Enables or disables the Dell recovery tool.
Possible values:
•
•
ReportLogoType
Enabled — Enables the Dell recovery tool.
Disabled — Disables the Dell recovery tool.
Reports the type of splash screen logo (Dell or custom) that is passed from BIOS to
user.
Possible values:
•
0 and 1
NOTE: You cannot enable or disable this feature using Dell Command |
PowerShell Provider.
RuggedDeskDockNicPxe
Enables or disables the support for PXE Boot from Rugged Desk Dock NIC device.
Possible values:
•
•
ServiceOSClear
Enabled
Disabled
Deletes the service OS non-volatile region.
Possible values:
•
Enabled — Deletes the service OS non-volatile region and changes the token status
to Disabled.
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Attribute
Description
•
Disabled — Does not delete the service OS non-volatile region.
Enables or disables the USB wake from s4 power state of the system.
UsbWakeS4En
Possible values:
•
•
Enabled — Enables the USB wake from s4 power state of the system.
Disabled — Disables the USB wake from s4 power state of the system.
ProcessorInformation
Table 16. ProcessorInformation
Attribute Name
Description
64-BitTechnology
Specifies whether the installed processors support 64-bit extensions.
Possible values: Read-only
CoreCount
Displays the number of cores in each processor. By default, the maximum number of cores
per processor are enabled.
Possible values: Read-only
CurrentClockSpeed
Displays the current speed of the processor.
Possible values: Read-only
HTCapable
Specifies whether the system supports Hyper Threading (HT).
Possible values: Read-only
MaximumClockSpeed
Displays the maximum speed supported by the processor.
Possible values: Read-only
ProcessorID
Displays the processor ID that contains the processor-specific information that describes the
features of the processor.
Possible values: Read-only
ProcessorL2Cache
Displays the L2 cache size.
Possible values: Read-only
ProcessorL3Cache
Displays the L3 cache size.
Possible values: Read-only
ProcessorType
Displays the brand information of the processor installed on the system.
Possible values: Read-only
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SecureBoot
Table 17. SecureBoot
Attribute Name
Description
SecureBoot
Enables or disables the SecureBoot feature. For SecureBoot to be enabled, the system needs
to be in UEFI boot mode, and the Enable Legacy Option ROMs option needs to be turned off.
CAUTION: You cannot disable the SecureBoot feature using the Dell Command |
PowerShell Provider.
Possible values:
•
•
Enabled
Disabled
NOTE: One of the methods to disable SecureBoot feature is from the BIOS setup
screen.
Security
Table 18. Security
Attribute Name
Description
AdminPassword
Sets, changes, or clears the administrator (admin) password (also called the setup password). If you
delete the admin password, the system password, if set, is also deleted.
Possible values: String containing minimum 4 and maximum 32 characters including whitespace.
AdminSetupLockout
Enables or disables admin setup lockout.
Possible values:
•
•
Blocksid
Enabled
Disabled
When there is no drive ownership and the blocksid is enabled, BIOS sends the Block SID
authentication command to SED drives. When disabled, BIOS does not send the Block SID
command.
Possible values:
•
•
CapsuleFirmwareUpdate
Enabled
Disabled
Enables or disables BIOS updates via UEFI capsule update packages.
Possible values:
•
•
ChasIntrusion
Enabled
Disabled
The chassis intrusion switch is a physical switch which triggers an event when the chassis is opened.
Possible values:
•
•
Enabled — The system detects and reports chassis intrusion events to the system display on
boot-up.
Disabled — The system does not detect and report the Chassis Intrusion events to the system
display on boot-up.
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Attribute Name
Description
•
ChassisIntrusionStatus
SilentEnable — The system detects, but does not report the Chassis Intrusion events to the
system display on boot-up.
Displays the status of chassis intrusion.
NOTE: Except TripReset, all values are read-only.
Possible values:
•
•
•
•
Computrace
DoorOpen — Indicates that chassis door is open.
Tripped — Indicates that the chassis door was opened since the last time the sensor-detection
logic was reset.
DoorClosed — Indicates that chassis door is closed.
TripReset — Resets the sensor-detection logic to detect the next closed-to-open transition on
the chassis door.
This feature allows the users to enable or disable Absolute Software's Computrace security software
BIOS ROM. After this token is written, the state is permanently maintained (this is a write-once
field). This token is for Factory use only. Application and management software must ignore this
token. Write-once permanent is different from write-once. Write-once is reset on a power cycle
and/or chipset reset. Write-once permanent cannot be reset or change once it is set.
Possible values:
•
•
Disable
Activate
NOTE: You cannot enable or disable this feature using Dell Command | Configure.
CpuXdSupport
Enables or disables the run disable mode of the processor. The operating system can use this feature
to hinder software that exploits buffer overflows.
Possible values:
•
•
Enabled
Disabled
GeneralPurposeEncryption Enables or disables general-purpose encryption.
Possible values:
•
•
HDDInfo
Enabled
Disabled
Displays the details of each HDD. The following information is displayed:
• HDDName — The name of the HDD.
• Present — Whether the HDD is physically present.
• PwdProtected — Whether a password exists for the HDD.
• PendingRestart — Whether a reboot is pending to set the password.
• AdminOnlyChange — Whether the changes to the password can be made only by an
administrator.
• SecureEraseSupported — Whether HDD Secure Erase is supported.
• SecureEraseEnabled — Whether HDD Secure Erase is enabled.
Possible values: Read-only
HDDPassword
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Sets, changes, or clears the HDD password. Enter the HDD password, if set, when the system is
powered on.
Attribute Name
Description
NOTE: After setting the HDD password, restart the system.
Possible values: String containing minimum 1 and maximum 32 characters including whitespace.
HddProtection
Lets the user choose loading of HDD Protection OPROM.
IntlPlatformTrust
Enables or disables IntlPlatformTrust feature.
Possible values:
•
•
Enabled — Displays the Intel Platform Trust Technology (PTT) device from the operating system
on the next boot.
Disabled — Hides the Intel Platform Trust Technology (PTT) device from the operating system
on the next boot.
NOTE: When disabled, the PTT device is not displayed to the operating system, and no
changes can be made to the PTT device or its content.
IsAdminPasswordSet
Specifies if an admin password has been set.
Possible values: True, false (Read-only)
IsSystemPasswordSet
Specifies if a system password has been set.
Possible values: True, false (Read-only)
MasterPasswordLockout
Enables or disables master password settings.
CAUTION: Using the Dell Command | PowerShell Provider, you cannot disable this feature.
Possible values:
•
Enabled — The master password cannot be used to:
•
– clear other passwords
– unlock and access Hard Disk Drive
– erase data from Hard Disk Drive.
Disabled — The master password can be used to:
– clear other passwords
– unlock and access Hard Disk Drive
– erase data from Hard Disk Drive.
NOTE: One of the methods of configuring this feature is from the BIOS setup screen.
OromKeyboardAccess
Determines whether users are able to enter Option ROM Configuration screens using hotkeys during
boot.
Possible values:
•
•
•
PasswordBypass
Enabled — Users are able to enter OROM configuration screens using hotkeys during boot.
OneTimeEnable — Users will be able to enter OROM configuration screens using hotkeys during
next boot only. After next boot, the settings will revert to disabled.
Disabled — Users are able to enter OROM configuration screens using hotkeys during boot.
Allows users to skip the entry of the system password, HDD password, fingerprint scan, or smartcard
on either/both reboot (warm boot) or S3 resume (resume from standby).
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Attribute Name
Description
Possible values:
•
•
•
•
PasswordLock
Disabled
RebootBypass
ResumeBypass
RebootAndResumeBypass
Determines whether the changes to the system and HDD passwords are permitted or restricted if an
admin password is set.
Possible values:
•
•
Ppibypassforblocksid
When there is no drive ownership and the ppibypassforblocksid is enabled, the BIOS requires user
input while sending the Block SID authentication command to SED drives. When disabled, BIOS does
not require user input while sending the Block SID command.
Possible values:
•
•
Smmsecuritymitigation
Disabled — If disabled, then the system and HDD passwords are locked by admin password and
cannot be set, modified, or deleted unless admin password is provided.
Enabled — If enabled, then the system and the HDD passwords can be set, modified, or deleted.
Enabled
Disabled
Enables or disables the additional UEFI SMM Security Mitigation protections. The operating system
uses this feature to protect the secure environment created by virtualization-based security. Enabling
this feature provides the additional UEFI SMM Security Mitigation protections support. However, this
feature may cause compatibility or functionality issues with some legacy tools and applications.
Possible values:
•
•
StrongPassword
Enabled
Disabled
Enables or disables the enforced use of a strong password. If enabled, the admin and system
passwords must contain at least one upper case character, at least one lowercase character, and
minimum eight characters.
Possible values:
•
•
SystemPassword
Enabled
Disabled
Sets, changes, or clears the system password (also known as the user password). Enter the system
password, if set, when the system is powered on.
Possible values: String containing minimum 4 and maximum 32 characters including whitespace.
WirelessSwitchChanges
Determines if changes to the wireless switch setting are permitted or restricted when an
administrator password is set.
Possible values:
•
•
Enabled — Permits the changes to the wireless switch setting when an administrator password
is set.
Disabled — Restricts the changes to the wireless switch setting when an administrator password
is set.
NOTE: Provide the administrator password to be able to change the wireless switch setting.
If the Administrator password is not set, this setting has no effect.
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StealthModeControl
Table 19. StealthModeControl
Attribute
Description
StealthMode
Sets the behavior of system elements.
Possible values:
•
•
StealthModeBluetoothRadio
Enabled — The system elements operate in the preprogrammed stealth mode.
Disabled — The system elements operate in normal mode.
Enables or disables Stealth Mode behavior for bluetooth radio if the StealthMode attribute is
enabled.
Possible values:
•
•
StealthModeFans
Enabled
Disabled
Enables or disables Stealth Mode behavior for fans if the StealthMode attribute is enabled.
Possible values:
•
•
StealthModeGPSReceiver
Enabled
Disabled
Enables or disables Stealth Mode behavior for GPS receiver if the StealthMode attribute is
enabled.
Possible values:
•
•
StealthModeLCD
Enabled
Disabled
Enables or disables Stealth Mode behavior for the LCD if the StealthMode attribute is
enabled.
Possible values:
•
•
StealthModeLEDs
Enabled
Disabled
Enables or disables Stealth Mode behavior for LEDs if the StealthMode attribute is enabled.
Possible values:
•
•
StealthModeSpeakers
Enabled
Disabled
Enables or disables Stealth Mode behavior for speakers if the StealthMode attribute is
enabled.
Possible values:
•
•
Enabled
Disabled
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Attribute
Description
StealthModeWiGigRadio
Enables or disables Stealth Mode behavior for WiGig radio if the StealthMode attribute is
enabled.
Possible values:
•
•
StealthModeWLANRadio
Enabled
Disabled
Enables or disables Stealth Mode behavior for WLAN radio if the StealthMode attribute is
enabled.
Possible values:
•
•
StealthModeWWANRadio
Enabled
Disabled
Enables or disables Stealth Mode behavior for WWAN radio if the StealthMode attribute is
enabled.
Possible values:
•
•
Enabled
Disabled
SupportAssistSystemResolution
Table 20.
Attribute
Description
AutoOSRecoveryThreshold
Sets the threshold value for auto OS recovery.
Possible values: 0 to 3
Controls the automatic boot flow for SupportAssist System Resolution console and
for Dell OS Recovery Tool. The system boots to the SupportAssist System Resolution
console and for Dell OS Recovery Tool if;
• the primary operating system fails to boot consecutively
• the count of boot failure is greater than or equal to the value of the Auto OS
Recovery threshold setup option
• SupportAssist OS Recovery option is enabled
NOTE: If Auto OS Recovery threshold is set to 0, then all automatic boot
flow for SupportAssist System Resolution console and for Dell OS Recovery
Tool will be disabled.
BiosConnect
Enables or Disables BIOS Connect feature.
Possible values:
•
•
EnableSupportAssistOSRecovery
Enabled
Disabled
Enables or disables the boot flow for SupportAssist OS recovery tool in the event of
certain system errors.
Possible values:
•
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Enabled
Attribute
Description
•
Disabled
This feature controls the level of monitoring of Memory Performance Monitor
(MPM). MPM monitors the memory for faults and perform fault recovery when
possible.
MpmCfg
Possible values:
•
•
•
•
OFF
Low
Med
High
SystemConfiguration
Table 21. SystemConfiguration
Attribute Name
Description
AnalogDigitalInterfaceModeChann
el1
Sets the defined Analog or Digital Interface mode for channel 1.
Possible values:
•
•
•
•
•
AnalogDigitalInterfaceModeChann
el2
Sets the defined Analog or Digital Interface mode for channel 2.
Possible values:
•
•
•
•
•
AnalogDigitalInterfaceModeChann
el3
Unused — Channel is unused.
ADCInput — Sets the channel mode as Analog-to-Digital Converter (ADC) input.
DACOutput — Sets the channel mode as Digital-to-Analog Converter (DAC) output.
DACAndADC — Sets the channel mode as DAC output, but can be monitored through
ADC input.
GPIO — Sets the channel mode as General Purpose Input or Output.
Sets the defined Analog or Digital Interface mode for channel 3.
Possible values:
•
•
•
•
•
AnalogDigitalInterfaceModeChann
el4
Unused — Channel is unused.
ADCInput — Sets the channel mode as Analog-to-Digital Converter (ADC) input.
DACOutput — Sets the channel mode as Digital-to-Analog Converter (DAC) output.
DACAndADC — Sets the channel mode as DAC output, but can be monitored through
ADC input.
GPIO — Sets the channel mode as General Purpose Input or Output.
Unused — Channel is unused.
ADCInput — Sets the channel mode as Analog-to-Digital Converter (ADC) input.
DACOutput — Sets the channel mode as Digital-to-Analog Converter (DAC) output.
DACAndADC — Sets the channel mode as DAC output, but can be monitored through
ADC input.
GPIO — Sets the channel mode as General Purpose Input or Output.
Sets the defined Analog or Digital Interface mode for channel 4.
Possible values:
•
•
Unused — Channel is unused.
ADCInput — Sets the channel mode as Analog-to-Digital Converter (ADC) input.
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Attribute Name
Description
•
•
•
AnalogDigitalInterfaceModeChann
el5
Sets the defined Analog or Digital Interface mode for channel 5.
Possible values:
•
•
•
•
•
AnalogDigitalInterfaceModeChann
el6
Possible values:
•
Possible values:
•
Unused — Channel is unused.
ADCInput — Sets the channel mode as Analog-to-Digital Converter (ADC) input.
DACOutput — Sets the channel mode as Digital-to-Analog Converter (DAC) output.
DACAndADC — Sets the channel mode as DAC output, but can be monitored through
ADC input.
GPIO — Sets the channel mode as General Purpose Input or Output.
Sets the defined Analog or Digital Interface mode for channel 8.
Possible values:
•
•
•
•
•
CanBus
Unused — Channel is unused.
ADCInput — Sets the channel mode as Analog-to-Digital Converter (ADC) input.
DACOutput — Sets the channel mode as Digital-to-Analog Converter (DAC) output.
DACAndADC — Sets the channel mode as DAC output, but can be monitored through
ADC input.
GPIO — Sets the channel mode as General Purpose Input or Output.
Sets the defined Analog or Digital Interface mode for channel 7.
•
•
•
•
AnalogDigitalInterfaceModeChann
el8
Unused — Channel is unused.
ADCInput — Sets the channel mode as Analog-to-Digital Converter (ADC) input.
DACOutput — Sets the channel mode as Digital-to-Analog Converter (DAC) output.
DACAndADC — Sets the channel mode as DAC output, but can be monitored through
ADC input.
GPIO — Sets the channel mode as General Purpose Input or Output.
Sets the defined Analog or Digital Interface mode for channel 6.
•
•
•
•
AnalogDigitalInterfaceModeChann
el7
DACOutput — Sets the channel mode as Digital-to-Analog Converter (DAC) output.
DACAndADC — Sets the channel mode as DAC output, but can be monitored through
ADC input.
GPIO — Sets the channel mode as General Purpose Input or Output.
Unused — Channel is unused.
ADCInput — Sets the channel mode as Analog-to-Digital Converter (ADC) input.
DACOutput — Sets the channel mode as Digital-to-Analog Converter (DAC) output.
DACAndADC — Sets the channel mode as DAC output, but can be monitored through
ADC input.
GPIO — Sets the channel mode as General Purpose Input or Output.
Enables or disables the Controller Area Network (CAN) Bus.
Possible values:
•
•
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Enabled
Disabled
Attribute Name
Description
DisOsdBtn
Enables or disables the On-screen Display (OSD) buttons on an All-In-One system. When
disabled, pressing these buttons has no effect.
Possible values:
•
•
DockSupportOnBattery
Enabled
Disabled
Enabling DockSupportOnBattery allows you to use the docking station, when AC power is
absent, but only when the battery is preceding a certain charge percentage. The percentage
may change per battery and per platform. For example, the dock may only be powered when
the battery is at 60 percent charge or higher, and when the battery drops below this level
(without AC power) the dock loses power.
Possible values:
•
•
EmbNic1
Enabled
Disabled
Controls the state of on-board LAN controller 1.
Possible values:
•
•
•
•
•
•
EmbNic2
Disabled
Enabled
EnabledPxe
OnWithImageServerBoot
EnabledwithRPLBoot
EnabledwithISCSIBoot
Controls the state of on-board LAN controller 2.
Possible values:
•
•
•
•
•
•
EmbSataRaid
Disabled
EnabledPXE
Enabled
EnabledwithImageServerBoot
EnabledwithRPLBoot
EnabledwithISCSIBoot
Configures the operating mode of the integrated SATA hard drive controller.
Possible values:
•
•
•
•
Emmcdevice
Disabled — The SATA controllers are hidden.
Ata — SATA is configured for ATA mode.
Ahci — SATA is configured for AHCI mode.
Raid — SATA is configured to support RAID mode (Intel Rapid Restore Technology).
Enables or disables the eMMC drive.
Possible values:
•
•
Enabled
Disabled
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Attribute Name
Description
ForcePXEasFirstBootDevice
Enables or disables Preboot Execution Environment (PXE) as the first boot device for all
subsequent boots.
Possible values:
•
•
ForcePxeNextBoot
Enabled
Disabled
Enables or disables Force PXE on next boot in BIOS.
Possible values:
•
•
Hdd1FanEnable
Enabled — If enabled, when the BIOS boots next time, the first PXE-capable device is
inserted as the first device in the boot sequence. Enabling this value causes this
operation on the next boot only, and does not cause a change in the defined boot
sequence of the system. The BIOS chooses the first PXE-capable device as the onboard
network controller of the system, if present and enabled, or the first bootable network
device found in the standard PCI search order of the system, whichever comes first.
Disabled — If disabled, the boot override feature is disabled and the system boot
sequence is in effect.
Enables or disables the automatic fan controller, an error check of a fan. If a fan is detected,
this function is automatically enabled. Disabling the fan requires physical removal of the HDD
fan.
Possible values:
•
•
Hdd2FanEnable
Enabled
Disabled
Enables or disables the automatic fan controller, an error check of a fan. If a fan is detected,
this function is automatically enabled. Disabling the fan requires physical removal of the
HDD2 fan.
Possible values:
•
•
Hdd3FanEnable
Enabled
Disabled
Enables or disables the automatic fan controller, an error check of a fan. If a fan is detected,
this function is automatically enabled. Disabling the fan requires physical removal of the
HDD3 fan.
Possible values:
•
•
IntegratedAudio
Enabled
Disabled
Enables or disables the integrated audio controller.
Possible values:
•
•
•
IntegratedSas
Enabled
Disabled
Auto
Enables or disables the integrated Serial Attached SCSI (SAS) controller.
NOTE: This option affects the SAS RAID controller Only. This controller operates
the connectors on the motherboard that are marked SASA and SASB.
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Attribute Name
Description
Possible values:
•
•
InternalSpeaker
Enabled
Disabled
Enables or disables the built-in speaker.
Possible values:
•
•
•
•
•
IoModule
Enabled
Disabled
Low
Medium
High
Enables or disables I/O module.
Possible values:
•
•
KbdBacklightTimeoutAc
Enabled
Disabled
Configures the time-out value for the keyboard backlight when an AC adapter is plugged
into the system.
Possible values:
•
•
•
•
•
•
•
•
KbdBacklightTimeoutBatt
5s — Keyboard backlight stays on for 5 seconds.
10s — Keyboard backlight stays on for 10 seconds.
15s — Keyboard backlight stays on for 15 seconds.
30s — Keyboard backlight stays on for 30 seconds.
1m — Keyboard backlight stays on for 1 minute.
5m — Keyboard backlight stays on for 5 minutes.
15m — Keyboard backlight stays on for 15 minutes.
Never — Keyboard backlight always stays on.
Configures the time-out value for the keyboard backlight when the system is running only on
battery power.
Possible values:
•
•
•
•
•
•
•
•
KeyboardBacklightActiveColor
5s — Keyboard backlight stays on for 5 seconds.
10s — Keyboard backlight stays on for 10 seconds.
15s — Keyboard backlight stays on for 15 seconds.
30s — Keyboard backlight stays on for 30 seconds.
1m — Keyboard backlight stays on for 1 minute.
5m — Keyboard backlight stays on for 5 minutes.
15m — Keyboard backlight stays on for 15 minutes.
Never — Keyboard backlight always stays on.
Displays or sets an active color for the keyboard backlight in a rugged system. 6 colors are
available: four predefined colors (white, red, green, blue), and two user configurable colors
(custom1 and custom2). Active color indicates the color used on startup. Any one of the 6
colors can be chosen as an active color.
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Attribute Name
Description
Possible value:
•
•
•
•
•
•
KeyboardBacklightCustom1Color
White
Red
Green
Blue
Custom1
Custom2
Configures the Custom1 color by specifying the RGB values by mentioning it in 'R:G:B'
format. Each color component value ranges from 0 to 255.
Possible values: [0-255]:[0-255]:[0-255]
KeyboardBacklightCustom2Color
Configures the Custom2 color by specifying the RGB values by mentioning it in 'R:G:B'
format. Each color component value ranges from 0 to 255.
Possible values: [0-255]:[0-255]:[0-255]
KeyboardBacklightEnabledColors
Displays or enables the supported colors for the keyboard backlight in the rugged systems. 6
colors are available: 4 predefined colors (white, red, green, blue), and 2 user-configurable
colors (custom1 and custom2). Multiple colors out of the 6 colors can be enabled at the
same time. After enabling colors, you can switch among the enabled colors by pressing <Fn
+C> keys. Enabling NoColor means that the keyboard backlight is turned off.
Possible values: Either combination of,
•
•
•
•
•
•
White
Red
Green
Blue
Custom1
Custom2
Or
•
NoColor
NOTE: If value NoColor is selected, you cannot use <Fn+C> to switch to another
keyboard backlight color. The value NoColor cannot be combined with any other
color.
KeyboardBacklightOnAc
Disables the fade if an AC adapter is plugged in. For example, if you have set the back light
to 25 percent using KeyboardIllumination, and the system is on AC power, then the keyboard
backlight remains at 25 percent regardless of internal keyboard or touch pad activity. This
feature is in effect only if the Keyboard backlight is enabled.
Possible values:
•
•
KeyboardIllumination
Enabled — Keyboard backlight fades after 10 seconds of inactivity.
Disabled — Disables the timer that fades the backlight after 10 seconds of inactivity if
the system is running on AC power.
This field lets you configure the keyboard illumination brightness percentage. The keyboard
automatically illuminates when the internal keyboard, touchpad, or pointstick are used.
Possible values:
•
•
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Auto — Sets the illumination based on ambient light level.
Disabled — Turns off keyboard illumination.
Attribute Name
Description
•
•
•
•
LiquidCooler1
25 — Sets the brightness level to 25 percent.
Dim — Sets the brightness level to 50 percent.
75– Sets the brightness level to 75 percent.
Bright — Sets the brightness level to 100 percent.
Enables or disables the liquid cooler 1.
Possible values:
•
•
LiquidCooler2
Enabled - Enables the liquid cooler 1.
Disabled - Disables the liquid cooler 1.
Enables or disables the liquid cooler 2.
Possible values:
•
•
LptMode
Enabled - Enables the liquid cooler 2.
Disabled - Disables the liquid cooler 2.
Determines how the parallel port on the docking station operates.
Possible values:
•
•
•
•
M2PcieSsd0
Disabled — Port is disabled.
At — Port is configured for IBM AT compatibility.
Ps2 — Port is configured for IBM PS2 compatibility.
Ecp — Extended Capability Port protocol.
Enables or disables M2 PCIE SSD 0.
Possible values:
•
•
M2PcieSsd1
Enabled
Disabled
Enables or disables M2 PCIE SSD 1.
Possible values:
•
•
Microphone
Enabled
Disabled
Enables or disables the internal or external microphone.
Possible values:
•
•
MEMSSensors
Enabled
Disabled
Enables or disables the Micro Electro Mechanical Sensors.
Possible values:
•
•
MmioAbove4Gb
Enabled
Disabled
Enables or disables decoding of 64-bit capable devices in more than 4 GB address space
only if the system supports 64-bit PCI decoding.
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Attribute Name
Description
Possible values:
•
•
Minisas0
Enabled
Disabled
Enables or disables the Minisas drive 0.
Possible values:
•
•
Minisas1
Enabled
Disabled
Enables or disables the Minisas drive 1.
Possible values:
•
•
Minisas2
Enabled
Disabled
Enables or disables the Minisas drive 2.
Possible values:
•
•
Minisas3
Enabled
Disabled
Enables or disables the Minisas drive 3.
Possible values:
•
•
NearFieldComputing
Enabled
Disabled
Enables or disables the Near Field Computing (NFC) device.
Possible values:
•
•
OnboardSoundDevice
Enabled
Disabled
Enables or disables the onboard sound devices.
Possible values:
•
•
OptionalBootSequence
Disabled
Enabled
Allows or prevents the installation of the Microsoft Windows operating system on client
systems with more than one operating system volume.
Possible values:
•
•
Enabled — Allows the installation of the Microsoft Windows operating system on client
systems with more than one operating system volume.
Disabled — Prevents the installation of the Microsoft Windows operating system on
client systems with more than one operating system volume.
NOTE: By default, this option is disabled to maintain compatibility with existing
installation tools; however, this option can be changed if more than one operating
system volume is present on the client system.
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Attribute Name
Description
PciAllocationPriority
Allocates PCI resources, buses, memory-mapped I/O (MMIO) space, and I/O space.
Possible values:
•
•
PciMmioSpaceSize
Equal — Allocates equal amount of memory to all the resources when two CPUs are
installed.
CPU1 — Allocates larger amount of device-specific memory, which reduces the usable
memory in 32-bit operating systems.
Allocates a part of the memory to the PCI Memory Mapped I/O (MMIO). It allows reserving
large or small device-specific memory regions to decrease or increase the usable memory on
systems with a 32-bit operating system.
Possible values:
•
•
PcibusCount
Small — Allocates a small region of memory to PCI memory mapped I/O.
Large — Allocates a large region of memory to PCI memory mapped I/O. This reserves
the large device-specific memory regions, but reduces the amount of usable memory in
32-bit operating system.
Sets the maximum number of PCI bus counts for the system.
Possible values:
•
•
•
PowerButton
64
128
256
Enables or disables the power button.
Possible values:
•
•
SFP
Enabled
Disabled
Enables or disables Small Formfactor Pluggable (SFP) device.
Possible values:
•
•
•
Sata0
Disabled — Disables the SFP device.
Enabled — Enables the SFP device.
EnabledwithPXE - Enables the SFP device with PXE support.
Enables or disables the first SATA drive controller.
Possible values:
•
•
Sata1
Enabled
Disabled
Enables or disables the second SATA drive controller.
Possible values:
•
•
Sata2
Enabled
Disabled
Enables or disables the third SATA drive controller.
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Attribute Name
Description
Possible values:
•
•
Sata3
Enabled
Disabled
Enables or disables the fourth SATA drive controller.
Possible values:
•
•
Sata4
Enabled
Disabled
Enables or disables the fifth SATA drive controller.
Possible values:
•
•
Sata5
Enabled
Disabled
Enables or disables the sixth SATA drive controller.
Possible values:
•
•
Sata6
Enabled
Disabled
Enables or disables the seventh SATA drive controller.
Possible values:
•
•
Sata7
Enabled
Disabled
Enables or disables the eighth SATA drive controller.
Possible values:
•
•
Sata8
Enabled
Disabled
Sets SATA port 8 to off or auto.
Possible values:
•
•
Serial1
Enabled
Disabled
Configures the first (or only) built-in serial port.
Possible values:
•
•
•
•
•
•
•
•
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Disabled
Com1
Com2
Com3
Com4
COM1_BMC
BMCSERIAL
BMCLAN
Attribute Name
Description
•
•
•
•
•
Serial2
RAC
RS232
RS422
RS485
Auto
Configures the second (if available) built-in serial port.
Possible values:
•
•
•
•
•
•
•
Serial3
Disabled
COM2
COM4
RS232
RS422
RS485
Auto
Configures the third (if available) built-in serial port.
Possible values:
•
•
•
•
•
Serial4
Disabled
RS232
RS422
RS485
Auto
Configures the fourth (if available) built-in serial port.
Possible values:
•
•
•
•
•
Serial5
Disable
RS232
RS422
RS485
Auto
Configures the fifth (if available) built-in serial port.
Possible values:
•
•
Serial6
Disabled
Auto
Configures the sixth (if available) built-in serial port.
Possible values:
•
•
SmartErrors
Disabled
Auto
Controls whether hard drive errors for integrated drives are reported during system startup.
Possible values:
•
Enabled
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Attribute Name
Description
•
TabletButtonIllumination
Disabled
Sets the Tablet Button illumination level.
Possible values:
•
•
•
•
•
Touchscreen
Disabled
25pct
50pct
75pct
100pct
Enables or disables the touchscreen.
Possible values:
•
•
UefiNwStack
Enabled
Disabled
This option is disabled by default. If enabled, UEFI Networking protocols are installed/
available, allowing pre-OS and early OS networking features to use the enabled NICs. This
option may be used without turning on PXE.
Possible values:
•
•
UnmanagedNIC
Enabled
Disabled
Configures the state of the onboard secondary, unmanaged Network Interface Card (NIC).
Possible values:
•
•
•
UnobtrusiveMode
Enabled
Disabled
Enabled with PXE
Enables or disables the toggling of light emissions using hotkey Fn+B.
Possible values:
•
•
UsbPowerShare
Enabled — Pressing Fn+B will toggle light emissions from the system.
Disabled — Pressing Fn+B keys has no effect and will not toggle light emissions from
the system.
Configures the USB PowerShare feature behavior.
Possible values:
•
•
Vmdnvmepcie0
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Enabled — Charges the external devices, such as phones and laptop music players,
using the stored system battery when the system is turned off or in sleep mode. This
feature works only if:
– The device is connected through the USB PowerShare port on the laptop.
– The system is connected to an AC power source.
– The battery charge is less than 50 percent.
Disabled — Turns off this feature, and devices attached to the USB PowerShare port
will not be charged when the system is in a sleep mode or turned off.
Enables or disables the VMD for Front NVMe Port (PCIE0).
Attribute Name
Description
Possible values:
•
•
Vmdnvmepcie1
Enabled
Disabled
Enables or disables the VMD for Front NVMe Port (PCIE1).
Possible values:
•
•
Vmdnvmepcie0cpu1
Enabled
Disabled
Enables or disables the VMD for Front NVMe Port (PCIE0-CPU1).
Possible values:
•
•
Vmdnvmepcie1cpu1
Enabled
Disabled
Enables or disables the VMD for Front NVMe Port (PCIE1-CPU1).
Possible values:
•
•
Vmdpcieslot
Enabled
Disabled
Enables or disables the VMD for PCIe Slot.
Possible values:
•
•
WatchdogTimer
Enabled
Disabled
Enables or disables the system to reboot or reset when the watchdog time expires.
Possible values:
•
•
WlanRegionCode
Enabled
Disabled
Sets the WLAN code for specific region.
Possible values:
•
•
•
•
•
•
•
•
rtw — (Rest of the World) Sets the WLAN region code for the rest of the world. This
option is selected by default.
na — (North America (FCC)) Sets the WLAN region code for Canada and the United
States.
eur — (Europe) Sets the WLAN region code for Austria, Belgium, Czech Republic,
Denmark, Finland, France, Germany, Ireland, Italy, Luxembourg, Netherlands, Norway,
Poland, Portugal, Slovakia, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, Turkey, and United Kingdom.
jpn — (Japan) Sets the WLAN region code for Japan only.
aus — (Australia) Sets the WLAN region code for Australia, New Zealand, Saudi Arabia,
South Africa, UAE, and Vietnam.
chn — (China, South Asia) Sets the WLAN region code for China and India.
twn — (Taiwan) Sets the WLAN region code for Colombia, Peru, and Taiwan.
idn — (Indonesia) Sets the WLAN region code for Indonesia only.
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SystemInformation
Table 22. SystemInformation
Attribute Name
Description
Asset
An asset tag is a string that can be used by an IT administrator to uniquely identify a
particular system.
Possible values: String containing 0 to 14 characters.
BIOSVersion
Displays the current version of the system BIOS firmware.
Possible values: Read-only
ExpressServiceCode
The express service code is a mathematical hash applied to the service tag. The express
service code is seen in BIOS Setup and on an exterior sticker.
Possible values: Read-only
ManufatureDate
Displays the system manufacture date (mm/dd/yyyy).
Possible values: Read-only
OwnershipTag
The ownership tag is a string that can be used to display a system-specific message on the
BIOS start-up and setup screens.
Possible values: String containing 0 to 80 characters
OwnershipDate
Displays the date (mm/dd/yyyy) the system was first powered on after leaving the factory.
Possible values: Read-only
SvcTag
The service tag is the system’s serial number that uniquely identifies the Dell system.
Possible values: Read-only
SystemLogs
Table 23. SystemLogs
Attribute Name
Description
BiosLogClear
Prevents or allows the system event log to be cleared on the next boot.
Possible values:
•
•
PowerLogClear
Keep — Does not clear the system event log on the next boot.
Clear — Clears the system event log on the next boot.
Prevents or allows the power event log to be cleared on the next boot.
Possible values:
•
•
ThermalLogClear
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Keep — Does not clear the power event log on the next boot.
Clear — Clears the power event log on the next boot.
Prevents or allows the thermal event log to be cleared on the next boot.
Attribute Name
Description
Possible values:
•
•
Keep — Does not clear the thermal event log on the next boot.
Clear — Clears the thermal event log on the next boot.
TPMSecurity
Table 24. TPMSecurity
Attribute Name
Description
Ppibypassforblocksid
When there is no drive ownership and the ppibypassforblocksid is enabled, BIOS requires
user input while sending the Block SID authentication command to SED drives. When
ppibypassforblocksid is disabled, BIOS does not require user input while sending the Block
SID command.
Possible values:
•
•
SHA256
Disabled
Enabled
Sets the hash algorithm used for TPM 2.0 measurements.
Possible values:
•
•
•
•
Disabled — Sets hash algorithm to SHA-1.
Enabled — Sets hash algorithm to SHA-256.
SHA384 — Sets hash algorithm to SHA-384.
SHA512 — Sets hash algorithm to SHA-512.
NOTE: This value cannot be changed if TPM is already owned.
TpmActivation
Activates and enables the TPM normal state for TPM use.
Possible values:
•
•
Enabled — Activates the TPM.
Disabled — Displays the current activation state of TPM.
NOTE: Deactivate is a read-only possible value. TPM can be deactivated only from
the BIOS setup screen.
TpmClear
When you enable the TpmClear attribute, TPM ownership is cleared during the next boot,
and the system firmware sets the value of the attribute to disabled. When you disable the
TpmClear attribute, TPM ownership remains unchanged.
Possible values:
•
•
Enabled
Disabled
NOTE: You cannot enable or disable this feature using Dell Command | Configure.
TpmPpiAcpi
Controls whether the system accept ACPI physical presence commands from the OS.
•
•
Enabled — System accepts ACPI physical presence commands from the OS.
Disabled — System does not accept ACPI physical presence commands from the OS.
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Attribute Name
Description
Tpmppiclearoverride
When enabled tpmppiclearoverride performing the TPM clear command within operating
system does not require user interaction. When disabled, performing the TPM clear
command within the operating system does require user interaction.
•
•
TpmPpiDpo
Enabled
Disabled
Controls the physical presence requirement for the following operations: Disable, Deactivate,
and SetOwnerInstall_False.
Possible values:
•
•
TpmPpiPo
Enabled
Disabled
Controls the physical presence requirement for the following operations: Enable, Activate,
and SetOwnerInstall_True.
Possible values:
•
•
TpmSecurity
Enabled — Physical presence is not required to perform any of these operations.
Disabled — Physical presence is required to perform these operations.
Controls whether the Trusted Platform Module (TPM) in the system is enabled and visible to
the operating system.
Possible values:
•
•
Enabled — BIOS turns on the TPM during POST, and can be used by the operating
system.
Disabled — BIOS does not on the TPM during POST, and the TPM is nonfunctional and
invisible to the operating system.
NOTE: Disabling this option does not change any TPM settings that you may have
configured nor does it delete or change any information or keys you may have
stored there. It simply turns off the TPM so that it cannot be used. When you reenable this option, TPM works exactly as it did before it was disabled.
USBConfiguration
Table 25. USBConfiguration
Attribute Name
Description
AlwaysAllowDellDocks
Allows or restricts the Dell Type-C Thunderbolt docks to function when the Thunderbolt is
disabled.
Possible values:
•
•
DisableDockingStationDevicesexc
eptvideo
Enabled — Allows the Dell Type-C Thunderbolt docks to function even when the
Thunderbolt is disabled.
Disabled — Restricts the Dell Type-C Thunderbolt docks to function when the
Thunderbolt is disabled.
Enables or disables all devices such as serial, audio, LAN, and USB ports in the docking
station.
Possible values:
•
•
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Enabled
Disabled
Attribute Name
Description
NOTE: This option works only when UsbPortsExternal is enabled.
FrontUsbPortCollection
If a USB port is enabled, devices attached to this port are enabled and available for the OS. If
a USB port is disabled, any devices attached to the port are not visible to the OS.
NOTE: USB, keyboard, and mouse work in the BIOS setup irrespective of this
setting.
Possible values:
•
•
FrontUSB3.0Ports
Enabled
Disabled
Enables or disables the front USB 3.0 ports.
Possible values:
•
•
RearUsb3Ports
Enabled
Disabled
If a USB port is enabled, devices attached to this port are enabled and available for the OS. If
a USB port is disabled, any devices attached to the port are not visible to the OS.
NOTE: USB, keyboard, and mouse work in the BIOS setup irrespective of this
setting.
Possible values:
•
•
RearUSB3.0Ports
Enabled
Disabled
Enables or disables the rear USB 3.0 ports.
Possible values:
•
•
ThunderboltBoot
Enabled
Disabled
Enables or disables booting from the Thunderbolt device.
Possible values:
•
•
ThunderboltPorts
Enabled
Disabled
Enables or disables the thunderbolt controller in the system.
Possible values:
•
•
ThunderboltPreboot
Enabled
Disabled
Enables OROMs and pre-boot UEFI drivers provided by Thunderbolt devices or PCIe devices.
Possible values:
•
•
ThunderboltSecLvl
Enabled
Disabled
Configures the thunderbolt security level.
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Attribute Name
Description
Possible values:
•
•
•
•
USBPort06
NoSec — Disables the thunderbolt security.
UserAuth — Allows minimum user notification. Connection manager requests connection
approval from the host software, based on the unique ID of the connecting device, auto
approval might or might not be given.
SecConn — Allows one-time saved key device. Connection manager requests
connection approval from the host software; approval is given only if the host challenge
to device is acceptable.
DpOnly — Allows to connect only display port.
Enables or disables USB port 6.
Possible values:
•
•
USBPort07
Enabled
Disabled
Enables or disables USB port 07.
Possible values:
•
•
USBPort08
Enabled
Disabled
Enables or disables USB port 8.
Possible values:
•
•
USBPort09
Enabled
Disabled
Enables or disables USB port 9.
Possible values:
•
•
USBPort12
Enabled
Disabled
Enables or disables USB port 12.
Possible values:
•
•
USBPort13
Enabled
Disabled
Enables or disables USB port 13.
Possible values:
•
•
USBPort14
Enabled
Disabled
Enables or disables USB port 14.
Possible values:
•
•
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Enabled
Disabled
Attribute Name
Description
USBPort15
Enables or disables USB port 15.
Possible values:
•
•
USBPort16
Enabled
Disabled
Enables or disables USB port 16.
Possible values:
•
•
USBPort17
Enabled
Disabled
Enables or disables USB port 17.
Possible values:
•
•
USBPort18
Enabled
Disabled
Enables or disables USB port 18.
Possible values:
•
•
USBPort19
Enabled
Disabled
Enables or disables USB port 19.
Possible values:
•
•
USBPort24
Enabled
Disabled
Enables or disables USB port 24.
Possible values:
•
•
USBPort25
Enabled
Disabled
Enables or disables USB port 25.
Possible values:
•
•
USBPort26
Enabled
Disabled
Enables or disables USB port 26.
Possible values:
•
•
USBPort27
Enabled
Disabled
Enables or disables USB port 27.
Possible values:
•
Enabled
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Attribute Name
Description
•
USBPort28
Disabled
Enables or disables USB port 28.
Possible values:
•
•
USBPort29
Enabled
Disabled
Enables or disables USB port 29.
Possible values:
•
•
Usb30
Enabled
Disabled
Enables or disables USB 3.0.
Possible values:
•
•
UsbEmu
Enabled
Disabled
If Boot Support is enabled, the system allows to boot any type of USB Mass Storage devices
such as hard drive, memory key, floppy, etc.
NOTE: USB-aware OS always see USB Mass Storage devices irrespective of this
setting if the port is enabled.
Possible values:
•
•
•
UsbPortsExternal
Enabled
Disabled
EnabledWithNoUSBBoot
Enables or disables the device attached to this USB port.
Possible values:
•
•
Enabled — Devices attached to this USB port are enabled and available in the operating
system.
Disabled — Devices attached to this USB port are disabled and not visible in the
operating system.
NOTE: USB mouse and keyboard work even if the external USB port is disabled.
UsbPortsFront
Enables or disables all front USB Ports in the systems.
Possible values:
•
•
UsbPortsFront1
Enabled
Disabled
Enables or disables USB front port 1.
Possible values:
•
•
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Enabled
Disabled
Attribute Name
Description
UsbPortsFront2
Enables or disables USB front port 2.
Possible values:
•
•
UsbPortsFront3
Enabled
Disabled
Enables or disables USB front port 3.
Possible values:
•
•
UsbPortsFront4
Enabled
Disabled
Enables or disables USB front port 4.
Possible values:
•
•
UsbPortsInternal
Enabled
Disabled
Enables or disables all front USB Ports in the system.
Possible values:
•
•
UsbPortsRear
Enabled
Disabled
Enables or disables all back USB Ports.
Possible values:
•
•
UsbPortsRear1
Enabled
Disabled
Enables or disables USB rear port 1.
Possible values:
•
•
UsbPortsRear2
Enabled
Disabled
Enables or disables USB rear port 2.
Possible values:
•
•
UsbPortsRear3
Enabled
Disabled
Enables or disables USB rear port 3.
Possible values:
•
•
UsbPortsRear4
Enabled
Disabled
Enables or disables USB rear port 4.
Possible values:
•
Enabled
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Attribute Name
Description
•
UsbPortsRear5
Disabled
Enables or disables USB Ports Rear 5.
Possible values:
•
•
UsbPortsRear6
Enabled
Disabled
Enables or disables USB Ports Rear 6.
Possible values:
•
•
UsbPortsSide
Enabled
Disabled
Enables or disables all side USB Ports in the system.
Possible values:
•
•
UsbPortsSide1
Enabled
Disabled
Enables or disables USB side port 1.
Possible values:
•
•
UsbPortsSide2
Enabled
Disabled
Enables or disables USB side port 2.
Possible values:
•
•
UsbRearDual
Enabled
Disabled
Enables or disables the rear left dual USB ports.
Possible values:
•
•
UsbRearDual2Stack
Enabled
Disabled
Enables or disables the rear right dual USB ports.
Possible values:
•
•
UsbRearQuad
Enabled
Disabled
Enables or disables the rear quad USB ports.
Possible values:
•
•
UsbPortsInternal2
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Enabled
Disabled
Enables or disables the internal USB port.
Attribute Name
Description
Possible values:
•
•
Enabled - Enables the internal USB port
Disabled - Disables the internal USB port 2
Video
Table 26. Video
Attribute Name
Description
AmbLightSen
Enables or disables the ambient light sensor.
Possible values:
•
•
BootTimeVideo
Enabled
Disabled
Sets the onboard or the first video controller for boot time messages.
Possible values:
•
•
Onboard — The onboard video controller is used for boot-time messages.
Addin — The first add-in video controller is used for boot-time messages.
NOTE: Depending on the BIOS search and system slot layout, the first add-in device
changes.
BrightnessAc
Sets the panel brightness in effect when the system is using AC power.
Possible values: Integers ranging from 0 to 15
BrightnessBattery
Sets the panel brightness in effect when the system is using battery power only.
Possible values: Integers ranging from 0 to 15
DockDisplayPort1VideoSource
Configures the source for the High-Definition Multimedia Interface (HDMI) and displays port
1 on the dock.
Possible values:
•
•
MultiDisplay
Enabled — Uses the integrated video controller as video source.
Disabled — Uses the external video controller as video source.
Enables or disables MultiDisplay.
Possible values:
•
•
Optimus
Enabled
Disabled
Enables or disables the Optimus feature.
Possible values:
•
•
Enabled — This feature automatically turns off the power of the Graphics Processing
Unit (GPU) when not required, and turns it on when required.
Disabled — This feature does not automatically turn on or off the power of the GPU. In
mobile PCs, when the GPU power is off the driver redirects graphics commands to the
integrated graphics chip.
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Attribute Name
Description
PrimaryVideoSlot
Selects which PCI Express slot contains the primary boot video device. A monitor connected
to the primary video device displays BIOS setup and initial operating system text and
graphics.
Possible values:
•
•
•
•
•
•
•
•
•
•
•
•
•
•
•
•
Slot0 — Sets the 1st slot as the primary video device slot.
Slot1 — Sets the 2nd slot as the primary video device slot.
Slot2 — Sets the 3rd slot as the primary video device slot.
Slot3 — Sets the 4th slot as the primary video device slot.
Slot4 — Sets the 5th slot as the primary video device slot.
Slot5 — Sets the 6th slot as the primary video device slot.
Slot6 — Sets the 7th slot as the primary video device slot.
Slot7 — Sets the 8th slot as the primary video device slot.
Slot8 — Sets the 9th slot as the primary video device slot.
Slot9 — Sets the 10th slot as the primary video device slot.
Slot10 — Sets the 11th slot as the primary video device slot.
Slot11 — Sets the 12th slot as the primary video device slot.
Slot12 — Sets the 13th slot as the primary video device slot.
Slot13 — Sets the 14th slot as the primary video device slot.
Slot14 — Sets the 15th slot as the primary video device slot.
Auto — Automatically scans the slots and selects the first video device slot found with
video card as a primary video device slot.
NOTE:
•
•
SwitchableGraphics
This option has no effect if only one video device is present in the system.
If the selected slot does not contain a video device, the system BIOS scans the slots
and selects the primary video device.
Enables or disables switchable graphics technologies such as NVIDIA, Optimus, and AMD
PowerExpress.
Possible values:
•
•
Enabled
Disabled
VirtualizationSupport
Table 27. VirtualizationSupport
Attribute
Description
AmdVtEnable
This field specifies whether the Virtual Machine Monitor (VMM) utilizes the additional
hardware capabilities provided by AMD-V Technology.
Possible values:
•
•
AmdViEnable
Enabled
Disabled
This field specifies whether the Virtual Machine Monitor (VMM) utilizes the additional
hardware capabilities provided by AMD-Vi Technology.
Possible values:
•
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Enabled
Attribute
Description
•
IntelVMDTechnology
Disabled
Enables or disables the Intel Volume Management Device (VMD) technology. Selecting Auto
Enables VMD for any PCIe SSD connected to PCIe root ports. If the Auto option is not
selected, then it disables VMD for all ports. SSD works only as native NVMe device.
Possible values:
•
•
TrustExecution
Auto
Disabled
Determines whether a Measured Virtual Machine Monitor (MVVM) can utilize the additional
hardware capabilities provided by the Intel Trusted Execution Technology.
NOTE: TPM has to be enabled and activated. Also, Virtualization Technology and
VT for Direct I/O must be enabled to use this feature.
Possible values:
•
•
Virtualization
Enabled
Disabled
Enables or disables the VT technology in applicable CPUs. Trusted execution required for
Virtualization technology to be enabled.
Possible values:
•
•
VtForDirectIo
Enabled
Disabled
Determines whether a Virtual Machine Monitor (VMM) can utilize the additional hardware
capabilities provided by Intel Virtualization Technology for Direct IO.
Possible values:
•
•
PcieLinkSpeed
Enabled
Disabled
Configures PCIe LinkSpeed.
Possible values:
•
•
•
auto - PCIe link speed is configured based on the maximum speed supported by both
upstream and downstream devices.
gen1 - The PCIe link speed is configured in Gen1.
gen2 - The maximum PCIe link speed that allows to be configured is limited to Gen2.
Wireless
Table 28. Wireless
Attribute Name
Description
BluetoothDevice
Enables or disables the internal Bluetooth device.
Possible values:
•
Enabled
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Attribute Name
Description
•
LidMountedWirelessActivityLED
Disabled
This additional LED is mounted in the lid in a visible position.
Possible values:
•
•
Always Off — The LED always stays off irrespective of network activity.
LED Indicates Wireless Activity Status — The LED becomes active whenever any of the
wireless devices are capable of connecting to a wireless network. Wireless activity is
defined as the following three inputs:
– WWAN activity
– Bluetooth activity
– Wi-Fi activity
WirelessLan
Enables or disables the internal wireless LAN device.
Possible values:
•
•
WirelessSwitchBluetoothCtrl
Enabled
Disabled
Determines that bluetooth is controlled by the wireless On-Off switch.
Possible values:
•
•
WirelessSwitchGps
Enabled — Physical wireless On-Off switch can turn the bluetooth On-Off.
Disabled — Physical wireless On-Off switch will not be able to turn the bluetooth On-Off.
Determines that GPS radio of WWAN device is controlled by the wireless On-Off switch.
Possible values:
•
•
WirelessSwitchCellularCtrl
Enabled — Physical wireless On-Off switch can turn the GPS On or Off.
Disabled — Physical wireless On-Off switch will not be able to turn the GPS On or Off.
Determines that WWAN is controlled by the wireless On-Off switch.
Possible values:
•
•
WirelessSwitchUwb
Enabled — Physical wireless On-Off switch can turn the WWAN On-Off.
Disabled — Physical wireless On-Off switch will not be able to turn the WWAN On-Off.
Determines that UWB (Ultra Wide Band) Radio will be controlled by the wireless On-Off
switch.
Possible values:
•
•
WirelessSwitchWiGigCtrl
Enabled — Physical wireless On-Off switch can turn the UWB Radio On-Off.
Disabled — Physical wireless On-Off switch will not be able to turn the UWB Radio OnOff.
Determines that Wireless Gigabit Alliance (WiGig) radio can be controlled by the physical
wireless On/Off switch.
Possible values:
•
•
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Enabled — Physical wireless On/Off switch turns the WiGig radio On/Off.
Disabled — Physical wireless On/Off switch does not turn the WiGig radio On-Off.
Attribute Name
Description
WirelessSwitchWlanOnlyCtrl
Determines that WLAN is controlled by the wireless On-Off switch.
Possible values:
•
•
WirelessWwan
Enabled — Physical wireless On-Off switch can turn the WLAN On-Off.
Disabled — Physical wireless On-Off switch will not be able to turn the WLAN On-Off.
Enables or disables the internal wireless WAN device.
Possible values:
•
•
WirelessSwitchWlanCtrl
Enabled
Disabled
Determines that WLAN and WiGig Radio is controlled by the wireless On-Off switch.
Possible values:
•
•
WirelessUwb
Enabled — Physical wireless On-Off switch can turn the WLAN and WiGig Radio On-Off.
Disabled — Physical wireless On-Off switch will not be able to turn the WLAN and WiGig
Radio On-Off.
Enable or disables Ultra Wide Band (UWB) radio.
Possible values:
•
•
ZigBee
Enabled
Disabled
Enables or disables the ZigBee feature.
Possible values:
•
•
Enabled
Disabled
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3
Error reporting in Dell Command | PowerShell
Provider
Dell Command | PowerShell Provider provides an Error Reporting feature. Dell Command | PowerShell Provider uses the PowerShell
ErrorVariable parameter to capture the ErrorRecord. This ErrorVariable can be used to get more information such as exception, error
id, error category, and recommended action etc. about an error.
NOTE: If the system does not have a WMI-ACPI compliant BIOS. Update the BIOS with a compatible version, if available.
Example: To set the error variable.
gi .\POSTBehavior\numl -ErrorVariable ev
Example: To see more information about the error.
$ev.ErrorDetails
The table below describes all the possible Error IDs generated by Dell Command | PowerShell Provider categorized by error
categories.
Table 29. Error reporting in Dell Command | PowerShell Provider
Error Category
Error ID
InvalidArgument InvalidPath
Scenarios
Example
Path is not complete while doing set
operation.
PasswordProvidedIncorrecly
Trying to provide both plain text
password and secure password.
NullDrive
Newly created drive is null.
Or
Trying to remove drive which is
already null.
InvalidData
NoRoot
Drive root is empty or null.
InvalidPossibleValue
Using set-item cmdlet for an
attribute with Invalid possible value.
si .\POSTBehavior\Numlock “on”
NumberNotInRange
Doing set operation by giving out of
range integer value for an attribute
which accepts integer value in a
particular range.
si .\PowerManagement\AutoOnHr “54”
si .\PowerManagement\AutoOnMn
“67”
si .\PeakShiftBatteryThreshold “13”
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ReadOnlyValue
Trying to set read only value for
chassis intrusion status.
si .\Security\ChassisIntrusionStatus
"DoorClosed"
SetNotAllowed
Set operation is not allowed using
si .\Security\MasterPasswordLockout
Dell Command | PowerShell Provider "Disabled"
but allowed using BIOS Setup Menu.
Error Category
Error ID
Scenarios
Example
NotValidNumber
Doing set operation by giving
noninteger value for an attribute
accepts integer value.
si .\PowerManagement\AutoOnHr “on”
si .\PowerManagement\AutoOnMn
“43.67”
StringLengthNotInRange
Doing set operation by giving string si .\SystemInformation\Asset
which has out of range length for an “thisismorethan10characters”
attribute which accepts a string
having length within a range.
InvalidTimeFormat
Doing set operation by giving invalid
time format.
si .\PeakShiftDayConfiguration Sunday StartTime "34:34"
InvalidPrimaryBatteryCustomCh Not keeping the minimum difference si .\PowerManagement
between CustomChargeStart and
\CustomChargeStart “55”
argeDifference
CustomChargeStop.
si \PowerManagement
\CustomChargeStop “58”
Trying to set a password that is not
in supported range by system.
si .\Security\AdminPassword “12”
InvalidPeakShiftTimes
Not maintaining the time
dependency between PeakShift
StartTime, EndTime, and
ChargeStartTime.
si .\PowerManagement
\PeakShiftDayConfiguration Sunday StartTime "14:30" -EndTime “12:30” ChargeStartTime “14:45”
InvalidDayOfWeek
Providing invalid day.
si .\PowerManagement
\PeakShiftDayConfiguration Sun StartTime "14:30" -EndTime “12:30” ChargeStartTime “14:45”
InCorrectBootOrder
Trying to provide duplicate boot
device number,
si .\BootSequence\BootSequence
“1,2,1”
UnsupportedColorName
Trying to set unsupported color for
KeyboardBacklightEnabledColors or
KeyboardBacklightActiveColor
si .\SystemConfiguration
\KeyboardBacklightEnabledColors
“Red,White,Purple”
InvalidCombinationOfNoColorA
ndSupportedColors
Trying to set colors for
KeyboardBacklightEnabledColors
with NoColor Value
si .\SystemConfiguration
\KeyboardBacklightEnabledColros
“Red,White,Custom1,NoColor”
DuplicateColorName
Trying to provide same color more
than once for
KeyboardBacklightEnabledColors
si .\SystemConfiguration
\KeyboardBacklightEnabledColros
“Red,White,Custom1,Custom1”
NewPasswordNotInRange
OnlyOneColorAllowedForActive Trying to set multiple colors for
KeyboardBacklightActiveColor
Color
InvalidRGBFormat
Trying to provide RGB values in an
incorrect format for
KeyboardBacklightCustom1Color or
KeyboardBacklightCustom2Color
si .\Security\SystemPassword “del”
si .\SystemConfiguration
\KeyboardBacklightActiveColor “Red,
White”
si .\SystemConfiguration
\KeyboardBacklightCustom1Color
“234:34”
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Error Category
Error ID
Scenarios
Example
NotValidNumberForRGB
Trying to provide invalid number for
R, G or B components for
KeyboardBacklightCustom1Color or
KeyboardBacklightCustom2Color
si .\SystemConfiguration
\KeyboardBacklightCustom1Color
“234:34:567”
Attempt to set read-only attribute,
si .\SystemInformation
\ExpressServiceCode dsdasfjskfjskfskjd
InvalidOperation SetItemForReadOnlyError
si .\SystemInformation\SvcTag
sdwadnakjsd
ObjectNotFoun
d
NewDriveNotSupported
If newly created drive name is not
equal to DellSmbios,
DellSmbiosPathNotFound
Path is correct but either attribute
name or category name is wrong.
Or
Category does not have any
supported attribute for local system
and trying to get or set some
attributes
dir .\PowerManagement\
gi .\PowerManagement\Numlck
si .\PowerManagement\Numlck
“enabled”
si .\POSTBehaviord\Numlock “enabled”
OpenError
DefaultDriveInitFailed
DellSMBIOS Drive creation fails in
system.
SecurityError
PasswordSetButNotProvided
Doing set operation for any attribute si .\POSTBehavior\Numlock “enabled”
without providing password if set on
your system.
FailedToSetAdminPassword
Trying to set admin password if
system and/or HDD password is
already set.
si .\Security\AdminPassword “12345”
SMBIOSWriteFailed
Provided incorrect password while
doing set operation if password is
already set.
si .\POSTBehavior\numlock “enabled” –
Password <wrong password>
WriteError
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Accessing documents from the Dell EMC support
site
You can access the required documents using the following links:
•
For Dell EMC Enterprise Systems Management documents — Dell.com/SoftwareSecurityManuals
•
For Dell EMC OpenManage documents — Dell.com/OpenManageManuals
•
For Dell EMC Remote Enterprise Systems Management documents — Dell.com/esmmanuals
•
For iDRAC and Dell EMC Lifecycle Controller documents — Dell.com/idracmanuals
•
For Dell EMC OpenManage Connections Enterprise Systems Management documents — Dell.com/
OMConnectionsEnterpriseSystemsManagement
•
For Dell EMC Serviceability Tools documents — Dell.com/ServiceabilityTools
•
a.
Go to Dell.com/Support/Home.
b.
Click Choose from all products.
c.
From All products section, click Software & Security, and then click the required link from the following:
– Enterprise Systems Management
– Remote Enterprise Systems Management
– Serviceability Tools
– Dell Client Command Suite
– Connections Client Systems Management
d.
•
To view a document, click the required product version.
Using search engines:
– Type the name and version of the document in the search box.
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