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Setting up PIM Sparse mode

I am working on trying to setup our network for multicast traffic. In the coming months we will be installing new equipment that sends out multicast traffic. In the past we have only had 1 VLAN so we ...
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Multiple LAN interfaces on SonicWALL

We have a SonicWALL 2400. Is there any way to assign multiple interfaces to the same LAN subnet? Basically, we would like to have X1 for the WAN and X0, X2, X3 and X4 connected to 4 devices that ...
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Dell powerconnect 6248 voice vlan next to dot1x

We are testing currently dot1x auth against FreeRADIUS/AD in the network. The vlans are dynamically assigned by FreeRADIUS on AD-group base. This works, but now the problem comes: We wanted to add ...
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Dell PowerConnect 5524 VLAN routing

I have a Dell PowerConnect 5524 that I'm trying to configure. What I want is simple routing between VLANs and the user guide is less than helpful. On page 220, it says (or implies) that all you need ...
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Changing the Stacking Configuration on four Dell M6220 blade switches

My main production environment is in a Dell M1000e blade chassis with M6220 switches in Fabrics B and C. Fabric B is dedicated to vMotion traffic, and Fabric C is dedicated to iSCSi traffic and ...
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How do I set up a Link Aggregation for 2 ports between a Sonicwall TZ500 and a Dell XP1018P

A LAG group on the X1018P managed switch is real easy but switch port configuration is not available on the TZ 500. Is there a way to set it up for 2 ports like x0 and x2 on the firewall and e15 and ...
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RADIUS accounting Stop messages not being sent

I have a Dell N2000 series switch upon which dot1x authentication and RADIUS accounting are enabled. I have configured RADIUS accounting to send start and stop messages, but I am only seeing Start ...
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Stacking Different Model Dell Switches

I have 2 brand new Dell 5448 1 Gbps switches and an older 3448P. The newer switches stack with each other via an HDMI cable and have the ports for fiber optic, but the older 3448P switch has no HDMI ...
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Dell N2000 - Inter-VLAN routing problem

I've been brought in to troubleshoot an issue on an install performed by a different engineer. The basic topology is: 1x Dell N2000 as Core Switch 1x Dell N2000 as Access Switch 01 1x Dell N2000 as ...
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TCP Retransmission and duplicate ACKs

I am having a problem with my core network. Currently I have a DELL PowerConnect 5524 which has a SFP+ (10Gbe) Module connected to another 5524 (Same transceiver on both) which is also stacked with a ...
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How to configure switch stacking on Dell Z9100-ON switches?

I feel like this has to be a stupid question and I should be able to find the answer somewhere - but I can't find it... Is there, anywhere, a concise document that explains how to configure Dell ...
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Dell N3000 - Use port security for certain ports while Dot1x is globally enabled

I have 3 Dell N3048Ps that are going to connect to printers and computers. The computers will be authenticated through dot1x, but the printers need to be authenticated by mac address. Dot1x has been ...
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Unique MAC address in L3 switch

Dell 6224 is L3 switch: Does L3 switch have unique MAC address for different port?
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Trunking MGMT Vlan Cisco x Dell

@edit: SOLVED!!! - See my answer below! how's going? Scenario: Trunk two Switches (Dell 6224 and Cisco SF300) for accessing them from the MGMT VLAN. Cisco ge2 -------TRUNK-------> Dell 1/g22 ...
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Allowing only routed traffic, block intra-VLAN forwarding

In a mixed network of Dell and HP/Aruba devices, we would like to block all communication between client computers, and only allow them to communicate with servers located on a different VLAN*. There ...
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Is temperature sensor on zero enough to prove PoE Control Module is failed?

I'm probing an issue where 4 PoE cameras can't get powered on. Switch model Dell N2048P Series. The "P" at the end of the model stands for "PoE Enabled" so, this feature is/should be available. The ...
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Bandwidth hogging on managed switched network 17 users

Lately we have been getting bandwidth hogging when any user attempts to download updates / youtube / anything large files. The rest of the network is clogged. We have a fibre 20meg line in. 20meg ...
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Switch Redundancy with Dell N2000 series switches

I've just set up a rack with a SFP input into a Dell N2024, with a /28 routed to the switch which I can then use as required for devices within the rest of the rack. This is working fine from a ...
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Cisco Router with Dell Switch VLAN Configuration

My Plan (Short Version) Actually we have three access points directly connected to our router. I want all of them to connect to a switch and from there only one cable to the router. The Hardware: ...
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Dell R720 and Cisco 2960S SFP+ connection

Can I connect a Dell R720 with a Broadcom 57840S Quad Port 10Gb SFP+ Direct Attach Rack Network Daughter Card (540-BBCN) and Cisco 2960S SPF connection? I'm using a Cisco Twinax cable and the ports ...
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RSTP and PVST mix in switch fabric

We have a Dell stack switch (running RSTP) connected with a couple of Cisco switches (running PVST), and recently, something happened. I'm not sure where, but in our network, we started getting packet ...
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VLAN with Mixture of Managed/Unmanaged Switches

I've got a setup in my house as a test to try and figure this stuff out, but i've hit a bit of an end point. Here is a picture of my network setup. So i have my internet provided by Virgin Media, ...
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Dell 6248P Powerconnect Switch - Routing IP Configuration - What is it for?

This is a rather simple question but I cannot seem to find a resource that explains what this feature is for (without it simply saying "this is to configure an IP interface"....very helpful) Can ...
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DHCP option 43 on switch Dell PowerConnect 5500

I have Dell PowerConnect 5524. Put SW01(config-dhcp)# option 43 hex f104ac1338fa got Option code 43 is not a valid HEX string. Strange. Its worked ok for me on Cisco device. Looking at User Guide:...
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Setting up a new Meraki MS220-48FP Switch to replace a pre-existing DellForce10 Switch

I have a new Cisco Meraki Switch that is replacing a DellForce10 switch that is already in place. I need to configure the Meraki switch to how the Dell switch is setup. The only thing that is ...
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Stacking Dell N3000 with and without stacking cable (distance)

First question here. I have a new scenario that I am not sure on how to achieve. I have a stack of two Dell N3024 switches (our core stack), that I need to add two more units to. However, these two ...
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Weird networking behavior with a gateway between a switch and CMC module, on Dell VRTX equipment. Am I doing something wrong?

Diagram: Here's the simplest way I know how to explain how the internal networking of this Dell VRTX works. So, you have your 4 blades and your network switch module that have integrated remote ...
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Dell force10 mxl 10/40gbe create trunk port

I have this task. I need to find the way how to configure a trunk in this switch for 3 VLANS 200,201 and 1(native) . I already read the guide. In this switches you need to activate the vlan and then ...
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Dell N2000: How to capture PCAP to NVRAM?

I have tried without success to capture to NVRAM on a Dell 2024. Here's what I have tried: enable configure monitor capture file size 512 monitor capture mode file exit monitor capture start <...
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Dell SonicWALL - TZ series Dual Wan

Can you use dual-WAN with Active/Passive failover on any of the TZ SonicWALL models?
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Can I do Q-in-Q vlans between Dell and Cisco switch

Our Head Office is connected to our DR location between an L2 tunnel provided by our ISP. I need to establish a Q-in-Q setup between both sides to pass multiple VLANs through. Our head office has a ...
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How to set portfast default on Dell FTOS Switches?

I'm configuring a Dell S3148 switch running FTOS 9.14.0.1 and I would like to achieve similar functionality of the following Cisco IOS commands: spanning-tree portfast default spanning-tree portfast ...
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LACP in Stand-Alone between Cisco 3650 Stack & Dell VRTX R1 2210 10gb Switch

LACP between a R1-2210 VRTX 10Gb Switch & Cisco 3650 Stack will not bundle properly. Has anybody seen this/have any ideas? Running what is currently the latest firmware on the VRTX Switch and ...
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Windows 7 PC getting unidentified network and no network access on 1 wifi [closed]

Good afternoon guys. I have a Dell precision 4800 Laptop which is most of the time hooked up to the LAN at the users desk. Out on our production floor we have 4 Access Points, each on their own VLAN ...
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Why is routing not working on my Dell N2048 switch

I am in the process of replacing some older Dell Powerconnect switches with a some Dell N2048 switches. While doing this I wanted to go ahead and segregate certain areas of my network using VLANs. ...
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Is possible to stack/uplink different brands of switches using SFP?

I'm sorry if it's a silly question but in networking things I'm a complete newbie. We have some switches (DELL) two of them are connected with SFP (fiber) along a long hall, the rest are stacked via ...
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SNMP object not in the MIB

i'm working on an SNMP app that needs the ptopo MIB object with the object ID of 1.3.6.1.2.1.79 after enabling SNMP v3 on 2 layer 3 switches dell z9100-on brocade slx 9140 and creating a view on ...
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What is Dell's “Permanent” VLAN?

I am aware of the following types of Vlan's. Default VLAN: This is basically where ALL ports belongs to by default, this is technically VLAN 1 and it can't be deleted from the switch. Data VLAN: ...
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LACP to Fix Switch Bottleneck?

I have a bottleneck affecting traffic. There are 4 switches with each of them running a line to the next to provide internet. I haven't played around with LACP LAG too much and am wondering if the ...
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Firewall has only one port. How can I properly NAT to ISP on a Layer-3 switch?

My firewall, an iptables Linux box only has one Ethernet port. My network topology is pretty simple and looks something like this: ISP (Port Gi 1/1) -> Switch <-Firewall on Port Gi 1/2 ...
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25G SFP28 NIC and 25G SFP Adapter

My company recently purchased some Dell R740's with 2 Dual Port 25G SFP28 NIC's (Broadcom 57414) and wants to hook them up to an Arista 25G switch. We have two types of SFP adapters from Arista: SFP-...
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Switch Temperature - How hot it too hot!

I've got a few network switches running rather hot. The switches have an average internal temperature of 63°C. I'm aware that this is too hot for a network switches and we are pushing upper management ...
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Permit IP Directed Broadcast on DELL FTOS

OK so in cisco land you can add an acl to the ip directed broadcas command, but this option does not appear in FTOS (Dell Networking OS 9) if you enable ip directed broadcast on the vlan and then ...
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1-1 NAT on a SonicWall with a DMZ

A new PBX is being installed at one of our clients today, and they have requested that we give them one of our unused public IP addresses(Comcast is the ISP, have a block of IPs) for use with the PBX. ...
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Force10 MXL switch port mapping

I'm having trouble understanding how blade server internal NIC mapping on the Dell m1000e enclosure when using the Force10 MXL blade switch? So as I understand when two MXL Switches is inserted into ...
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Force10 S4820T Fiber GBIC is not working

One of our clients bought two of these switches. Now, Dell sent a fiber splitter with a 40GB GBIC. See the pictures below: Now, I connect both GBICs and connect both splitters, one in each switch, ...
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How does a router monitor traffic between two devices on a switch

I recently set up a small business network, and am constantly learning more about how networking hardware works. It is my understanding that a Layer 2 device (Dell 48 port managed switch in this case) ...
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Reason to disable spanning-tree?

I inherited a small setup for a VM complex. It is centrally connected via a Juniper EX Switch Stack (as a virtual chassis). Connected to it via lag/trunks (carrying all the same vlans) are 4 Dell ...
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Can't install OS on S6000-ON

I have a Dell Networking S6000-ON. I'm trying to install an OS with ONIE but am running into an issue with the EEROM TLV info. Using some of the onie-syseeprom commands came back with this: ONIE-...
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Dell 5524 Switch ports going up and down constantly

We have bought a two new Dell PowerConnect 5524 switch and stacked them. Switches are brand new and working in a datacenter. Edit (Additional Information): These switches are brand new and there is ...