Predefined IDFs and containers
– only globally available for all devices (Options > Advanced options) –
By predefining certain configuration parameters of the Device Configuration > Firmware, you specify values to be used by operational administrators.For example, you can restrict the selection of valid image files.
To use these functions effectively, configure the relevant object rights in the administrator policies.For further information, see Protecting firmware configuration.
To create a new list entry, click Add and then edit the new entry.The spelling of your entry must correspond to the existing file and path names. Note the following:
File and paths names are case-sensitive.
Do not use spaces.
File names must be specified with their extensions such as .idf
|Predefined IDFs||Image name||Name of an image file (IDF) that if marked as valid can be selected in the firmware configuration under Image file
Used shows the number of devices using the image
|Predefined paths||Path name||Container path for software packages and images, which can be selected in the firmware configuration under Path if marked as valid
|Predefined UEFI files1||UEFI file||Name of an .udf file that if marked as valid can be selected in the firmware configuration under UEFI file
The UEFI file is needed to update a device's UEFI firmware with the appropriate binary data.2
The Valid option allows you to specify for each defined entry whether it is displayed in the Firmware dialog.