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Power connect 5548 LLDP phone issue

Hi all and thanks for the coming answers. I have 3 power connect 5548 working just fine. Suddenly 5 ip phones just stopped working. They're not able to connect anymore. I made no changes, no ...
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M6220 Configuration Assistance

I'm trying to setup an M1000e chassis I just received. I know about nothing related to networking, but I'm good with the hardware and software components of this system. Here is my situation and ...
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Dell PowerConnect Link Aggregation Failover Failed

We are a small office with two Dell PowerConnect 5548 switches that, together, cover all of our servers and hosts. I had them connected using ports 47 and 48, which I placed in a LAG. Port 47 was ...
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Setting DST timespan on Dell N-series switches that span over newyears

I have a stack of brand new Dell N2048 switches. I am doing the initial setup, and am wanting to set up Daylight Savings Time for Australia. Our DST runs from October to April every year, but the ...
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Dell 6248 Stacking - Cross Connect Does not work

We have 2 Dell 6248P switches which are stacked, Its all working fine, But the strange thing is that The stacking modules are not cross connected they are connected to the ports inline to each other ...
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Rear Rack Ears for Dell PowerConnect 2824 Switch

I've been looking for a solution to mount the Dell switch from the back instead of the front, since we don't have a rack for switches yet.. My original thought was to find some special rack ears that ...
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Setting Up VLAN on Dell Switches

I need to create a vlan on a dell switch. I'm brand new to vlans, and have a few simple questions. I have the MAC addresses for devices that are plugged into the switch, how can I figure out which ...
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Dell PowerConnect reboot - View unsaved changes?

We have two Dell PowerConnect 7024 on our site and, for scheduled electrical maintenance; we’ll have to switch them off for a couple of hours. This will be our first time doing this and, in order to ...
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PowerConnect 5424 caps

I have a PowerConnect 5424 switch with a combo port holding a 1GB sfp. I suspect that it is running on maximum at 1GB throughput (600MBit input + 400MBit output), and that is the cause for some packet ...
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Spanning Tree Necessary With 2 Stacked Dell Managed Switches?

I have a PowerConnect 6248 and 6224P stacked with the 6248 acting as the managing switch. They're connected using the 48Gbps stacking module with 2 cables running between the switches. Do I need to ...
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DHCP For Voice And Data VLANs With Router-on-a-Stick

Background: I have 2 Powerconnect 62xx switches stacked with a Watchguard XTM-26 between them and the outside world. Currently all devices connected to the switch are in the same vlan and the ...
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general vs trunk port

I have inherited a Dell PowerConnect network where the uplinks are set as general switchport and every vlan is tagged on that port. (vlan 1 is untagged on the port.) Will there be any repercussions ...
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NIC Bonding/balance-rr with Dell PowerConnect 5324

I'm trying to get NIC bonding to work with balance-rr so that three NIC ports are combined, so that instead of getting 1 Gbps we get 3 Gbps. We are doing this on two servers connected to the same ...
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Dell PowerConnect Power Over Ethernet randomly faulting

I have a dell PowerConnect 5524P that is having an odd issue. On a fairly regular basis, I check the status of the PoE system on my switch. The PoE ports almost always list their status as Fault, and ...
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Portfast on a trunk port on a Cisco 3750

Good morning everyone! Some history, we have mixed environment of Dell Powerconnect 6248 switches and Cisco 3750 switches and a Cisco 6500 core for our Head office. We have two VLANs 1 & 20 ...
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PS6000 showing packet errors but no errors appear on the switch

We have a loaned PS6000E SAN that we are using to relocate our iSCSI LUNs off our current PS4000E SAN to upgrade it from Seagate Moose drives under a proactive replacement plan by Dell. We've ...
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Dell PowerEdge r710 figuring how to test my Power Connect 6224 Fiber Ports [closed]

Hi i have been trying to figure out why i cannot view my power connect via fiber. I have connected it to my fiber card not sure what card it is at the moment but besides the point all im trying to do ...
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Dell PowerConnect SNMP stack member monitoring

I am looking to monitor a stack of Dell PowerConnect 6248p switches via SNMP. There is a stack of 3 switches that I want to monitor. Due to the stack being 1 logical unit it only has 1 IP, so when ...
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Drop Events on a Dell Powerswitch 2724

I have a rather simple network setup here at an office. We utilize a Sonicwall TZ205N, plugged into a Business-Class Cable modem for internet, and plugged into three Dell PowerConnect 2724 gigabit ...
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Getting packets from one port to another on a Dell PowerConnect 2824 switch

I have a dell PowerConnect 2824 and I have a cat 5 cable connected from port 1 to port 23. Port 1 is reserved for VLAN 1 (the only VLAN that can manage the switch) and port 18-23 belong to VLAN 112. ...
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Ruckus wireless AP and Dell PowerConnect configuration problems

We are working on trying to get some Ruckus Access Points to work correctly on our network. Currently our network is as follows: VLAN 10 - Servers VLAN 11 – Computers/DHCP VLAN 12 – Voice VLAN 13 – ...
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Setting Up VLANS between a Dell PowerConnect 2824 and 2716

Goals: - Have two Dell switches trunked together with 1 cat5 cable. - Have VLANs of the same number/name passing traffic from switch to switch. - Not allowing any traffic from one VLAN to pass to a ...
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Cheapest Way To Stack 48 Port Switch With My Dell 6248?

I have a Dell 6248 managed switch with 48 1 GB ports. I'm out of ports and would like to add an additional 48 1GB ports. The official Dell-Recommended solution is to get another 6248 and link the ...
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STP in a mixed environment

Good day all, We have some a mixed environment of Dell Powerconnect and Cisco switches. On both brands of switches, I am seeing numerous STP topology changes. I've decided to try on work on the Dell ...
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Dell PowerConnect 2848 Link Aggregation

I saw some similar posts but nothing like my problem. Thing is, I have a R210II server with NIC Teaming enabled, so 2 nics look like 1. So far so good, both ports of the teammed nics are connected to ...
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Attempting to configure Dell PowerConnect 6244 No Output from Serial Port

I am trying to configure a Dell PowerConnect 6224 Switch managed switch. The documentation for setup can be found here. However I am unable to connect via serial port to the switch. I do not have ...
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powerconnect 2848 telnet commands [closed]

I would like to find out which IP addresses are on which ports, or when I disconnect a cable to show me which port just dropped? Anyone out there who can shed some light on the telnet commands ...
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Tool to parse Dell PowerConnect switch configs to make them more readable and diff friendly

I've been working with many Dell PowerConnect switch configurations over the years, and even though their configuration console is quite IOS like, it doesn't manage configuration statements the same ...
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Inexplicable STP Behaviour

I have a problem with a couple of Dell PowerConnect 6248 switches (latest firmware) connected to a pair of external (3rd party) switches providing Internet connectivity via HSRP. I'll post more ...
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stop arp poisoning on a 5448 powerconnect switch

We have to disable arp poisoning on our dell 5448 switch. Right now it has all our production machines running on it and I'm not a networking guy at all so I don't want to run a command that will ...
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Basic VLAN configuration with Dell PowerConnect 2848

I'm hoping someone will help me since I've been googling around for some answers but I can't seem to get a straight forward answer. Disclaimer first... I'm not a network guy, programmer by trade. ...
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How to troubleshoot slow powerconnect 62xx management interface

Our Dell Powerconnect 62xx switches have a very high packetloss on the management interface. I presume this is caused by a new appliance which uses multicast for communication but I am not sure. Our ...
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PowerConnect 3548p SNTP and web interface not working

I have been unable to get SNTP and access to the web interface working properly on a Dell PowerConnect 3548p. In the logs, this message appears over and over again: 04-Jan-2000 20:19:29 ...
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Dell Powerconnect 7024 and iSCSI on Dell PS6000

I am setting up an iSCSI environment for a Windows Server. I will be using 2 Dell Poweconnect 7024s , 1 Dell PS6000, and a Windows Server (2008 R2). I have more experience in fiber switches and EMC ...
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Dell powerconnect 6224 vlan routing

I have a small network and I need help with routing .. . My VLANs VLAN 1010 SALES VLAN 1020 HR I have assigned the above vlans to a tagged port and I have added a default route to send the ...
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Stacking two Dell PowerConnect 6248's: do I need one or two cables?

I'm planning on stacking Dell PowerConnect 6248 switches together. I know that I need one stacking module in each switch, but I'm uncertain about the cabling. Since I only have two switches, do I ...
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Spanning tree outage with root port removal

Today, A tech at a remote server site unplugged a single port from one of our fiber converters for our WAN uplink from a Dell PowerConnect Switch. We lost all networking on the 3 stacked 48 port ...
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Dell PowerConnect Console connection via Ethernet

When you buy a Dell PowerConnect (In my case it's a 5548) you are given a console cable that is serial to ethernet. Let's say you don't have a serial port on your laptop and but you still want to run ...
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How to disable stacking mode (turn on standalone mode) on Dell PowerConnect 6248?

I know there's button on Dell 35xx that I can change the stacking status during the reboot. But on Dell 6248 I didn't find such function, nor did I find the way to disable in the manual. In Dell ...
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How to set a management IP on a Dell powerconnect 5524/5548 switch?

When you first power on a 5524, connected via the serial console, you are offered a setup wizard where you can enter the management IP/Net/Gateway and enter the admin password. HOWEVER, if you dont ...
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Layer 3 switch routing

I need help moving over to using our layer 3 switch as the inter vlan routing device rather than our cisco router. I've mostly got it working but I've got stuck near the end and need some advice (I ...
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Dell PowerConnect 5448 QoS policy based on TCP port specification?

I am working with a set of Dell PowerConnect 5448 switches where I'm trying to prioritize traffic for specific TCP ports/services. In this case, it's a production warehouse printing environment, and ...
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spanning tree protocol(STP) bridge priority configuration

I'm trying to figure out the appropriate spanning tree protocol settings for a redundant network topology I'm in the process of implementing. The graphic demonstrates what the physical layer will look ...
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DELL switch CAM table don't show MAC from different network

I'm solving problem with slow DHCP request/respons about 45 secs...toplogy is [L2] DELL 6248 -> [L2->L3] router (cisco) -> firewall Debian server with DHCP -> gateway to internet I think that problem ...
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Equivalent of Cisco's logging synchronous CLI command on Dell PowerConnect switch

When using the CLI of cisco devices, there is the "logging syncronous" command that keeps the log messages from interrupting the command prompt. Do Dell PowerConnect switches have a similar command ...
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Non-Default VLAN on Dell PowerConnect 6224 is Blocking All Traffic. Why?

So, I have two Dell PowerConnect 6224 switches (non-stacked). On both of the switches I've taken ports 8 and 9 and assigned them to VLAN 2. The other ends of those ports go to two Windows 2008 R2 ...
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How can we tell our switch is dying?

We have two dell powerconnect 5324 (about 5-6 years old). For the last few weeks, we have been seeing connectivity warnings for 2-3 minutes ata time for unkonwn reason (colo says everything is fine, ...
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DELL 6224 switch strange behaviour

I'm having a hard time with my DELL 6224 switch. This switch is the center node of my network, trunking between other switches, VLANs and routing packets. The network traffic that it's been handled ...
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SFP port mirror on 5548 - not working

For the sake of monitoring my internet connection I have set up a port mirror on my Dell powerconnect 5548 from the SFP port to a 1Gb port on the switch, connected to my monitoring interface. The SFP ...
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Why aren't certain devices getting an ip address over the wifi?

Here is how our network is setup: We have one Sonicwall NSA 3500 that feeds internet to the entire campus. Connected to the Sonicwall is a Dell PowerConnect 5548. Connected to that are the 4 main ...