Installing server 2012 R2 onHP proliant dl380 g7

Hello All,

I have a proliant dl380 g7 which had server 2008 R2 installed on it before  it crashed due to bad HDD and I lost everything on the server.

Now the the machine has been repaired, I have decided to install server 2012 R2 on the machine, but I learnt that I have to upgrade the firmware on the machine before I can install the server 2012 R2.

Can anyone give me the link to download the required firmware for this task as I have checked HP website and I don't know which one download.

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HafeezAzeezAuthor Commented:
Thanks Dan,

Is it all the firmware I should download? Because I can see firmware network, firmware light-out-management,firmware power management etc.
Dan McFaddenSystems EngineerCommented:
For updating the server's BIOS, you need to download the appropriate file from this section:

BIOS (Entitlement Required) - System ROM (3)

Then I would do all the appropriate firmware that is available.

andyalderSaggar maker's framemakerCommented:
HP have made a bit of a mess over this entitlement required stuff since they redid their website, the old firmware DVD may be up to date enough for you, it's at (grab it before they lock it away again). You can put any additional .scexe update files on a USB stick and add as supplementals but you may hit the entitlement required problem getting some of them.

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