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For questions about or involving the Dell Powerconnect Series switches. For instance, the Powerconnect 5424, 5448 etc.

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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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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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How to tell if our Dell PowerConnect 3524 has PoE? [closed]

First of all, I'm a web designer, not a network engineer, so simple answers are appreciated! We have someone coming in to sort out the network in the office and he has asked whether our Dell ...
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Do I have to change to /16 instead of /24 to set up these VLANs

Switch: Dell PowerConnect 5548 DHCP is being handled by Windows 2012 R2 If it's relevant the router is a Sonicwall NSA 2600 Our network is currently 10.1.1.0/24 If I were to just create a VLAN on ...
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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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Dell N2000: switch will not respond on configured in-band IP

I have an existing switch configuration which works, but is not satisfactory, and I want to switch to a different configuration that seems straightforward but I cannot get to work in production, ...
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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 N2000: 'script apply' without a console?

We have a Dell N2024 switch stack on the other side of the planet. Our ISP has assigned us a /30 routing network where they have .165 and we have .166. Currently .166 is assigned to a server, attached ...
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Dell PowerConnect Firmware Update / Kemp VRRP

We just ran into the same problem outlined in this post: KEMP load balancers using UCARP (VRRP) - multicast MAC address not being picked up The only work-around that I was able to do was to disable ...
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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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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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PowerConnect 2808 and syslog

I have a pair of Dell PowerConnect 2808 managed switches. I am attempting to enable syslog on them, but not having any luck. I have searched the web interface, used telnet to log into the CLI ...
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Default Configuration in Dell 5548 [closed]

I am new to Dell switches and have recently joined a company. There are two IP addresses configured on a 5548 PowerConnect. ip address 192.168.0.5 255.255.252.0 ip address 192.168.137.17 255.255.255....
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Dell N2024 Inter vlan routing

I've just bought a switch dell N2024. I have some trouble with inter-vlan routing. basically , i have two vlan, with an interface in each and an ip address configured. I'm not able to ping from a vlan ...
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Routing on firewall vs L3 switches

So we have an environment with several VLANs connected to a FortiNet firewall using multiple interfaces trunked back to our L3 Dell PowerConnect 6248P switches. Currently the FortiNet is setup to do ...
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Multi inbound networks on one switch - is it possible to mitigate high latency? [closed]

I am rather new to VLAN setups, and I am not sure if I understand the basic implementation. To save some bits, I'll attempt a quick and dirty run down of my setup. Here is a crude picture(drawing) to ...
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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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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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KEMP load balancers using UCARP (VRRP) - multicast MAC address not being picked up

Alright - been battling this for at least 20 hours consecutive.. Sorry if this seems like a long rant, or a blog post, but I'm getting to the point of exhaustion. So, here's the deal. We're using ...
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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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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 ...