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Questions tagged [force10]

For questions about or involving the Force 10 Series switches by 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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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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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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Connecting non-redundant switches to stacked switches

We have stacked Force10 MXL switches with very basic setup. However we want to extend our network with Ceph using non-redundant (or stacked) switches. What we aim to create a network like this; NRS: ...
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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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How to factory reset Force10 Release 8.3.7.1

Force10 Release 8.3.7.1 NetBSD 1.6.1 (S4810) #0: Thu Apr 7 09:04:27 PDT 2011 I've tried to interrupt the normal boot with a serial connector and I can stop the boot but in this version I can't ...
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3com 5500G migration to force10 s4810

I am doing this migration with these 3com switches.So our client told me that the configuration was made for a network administrator who was fired some years ago. So I dont have any kind of ...
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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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Force 10 packet capture

Is there a way to make libpcap compatible packet captures using Dell Force 10 switches? Or at least a way to show real time packet activity that will display something similar to the console output of ...
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Force10 port channel to server that also supports PXE boot

I have an 802.3ad port channel comprised of 2 10GigE links from a Force10 E1200 switch to a Linux server with one dual-ported 10G NIC. This setup works great when Linux speaks LACP and brings up a ...
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SNMP OID for advertised routes by peer

I've found the following SNMP OIDs: BGP Peers: .1.3.6.1.2.1.15.3.1.1 BGP Peer state: .1.3.6.1.2.1.15.3.1.1 But I'm looking for the list of advertised routes by peer. Does anybody know of a way to ...
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LACP from Cisco 6509 to Force10 S48-10 - in default VLAN1

A client has the following configuration: The entire network is on VLAN1, with the subnet 172.16.0.0/16 - performing a redesign of their network is not an option at this point, as they're a 24/7 ...
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Trying to pass VLAN between Force10 S25 switches

I have a Force10 S25 switch in each of my two buildings. One building uses VLAN 200 to work with 10.2.0.0 /16 traffic, the other building uses VLAN 400 for 10.4.0.0 /16 traffic. Our wireless guest ...