can dmidecode be used to set bios tokens in a server?


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I want to set bios tokens like boot mode using linux commands. Can it be done using dmidecode? can dmidecode be used to access all the bios settings from dell server


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G'day @nikita_katti and welcome to :)

I am moving this to General Server to give you a better chance at getting an answer.

Good luck

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dmidecode only displays settings. It doesn't change anything.

On newer dell servers, there is something called iDRAC, you can use a tool called
ipmitool to change "some" of the BIOS setting through iDRAC with this.
There are other tools that let you change RAID controller settings.

It depends on what you want to change, but I know of no tools that has access to

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