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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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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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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 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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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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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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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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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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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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Q-BRIDGE-MIB representation of ports on Dell PowerConnect 6248

I have a Dell PowerEdge 6248 with a 2x10Gb uplink module. I'm trying to make sense of the representation of the ports from the following snmp output: Q-BRIDGE-MIB::dot1qVlanStaticUntaggedPorts.4081 = ...
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Managing managed switches

I have a number of Dell PowerConnect switches. I've successfully setup various 'trunks' and vLANs and all working sweet. But one thing annoys me. I can't seem to 'manage' my switches from my laptop as ...
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Dell PowerConnect 2824 - DHCP takes 30 - 40 seconds to respond

I have a very strange problem. DHCP requests (to my router, going through my PowerConnect switch) take 35 - 40 seconds. Here is my setup: Router (pfSense) --> PowerConnect 2824 switch --> LAN DHCP ...
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PowerConnect switches, Juniper firewalls and esx redundancy

Let me preface this question by saying that I am a developer and have basic knowledge of networking. My current job requires that I wear many hats. I am building out a DataCenter for our SaaS ...
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PowerEdge 1955 Blade Switches - PowerConnect 5316m

I currently working on a project to expand my companies storage while virtualizing our infrastructure. One road block I'm running into at the moment is trying to figure out conceptually how the blade ...
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Passing Wake On LAN traffic across subnets with Dell PowerConnect 62xx

I am working on an SCCM project that requires powering on computers in the middle of the night to run updates. SCCM can send the WoL packets, but I am struggling to figure out how to pass this across ...
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Dell PowerConnect 2824 VLAN isolation question

We have an environment with 4 Hyper-V servers connected through a Dell PowerConnect 2824 switch to two Cisco PIX redundant firwalls. Right now, it all works without a VLAN, but I want to isolate some ...
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list known mac-addresses on Dell PowerConnect 5324

I have a Dell PowerConnect 5324 (SW version: 2.0.1.3) which I hardly ever use. I need to list out the mac-addresses it sees on certain ports, such as g23. I have fooled around with the cli and done ...
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How to upgrade an iSCSI Switch stack with minimal downtime?

We have several Dell 6248 swtich stacks (of 3 each) that form the backbone of our iSCSI Storage network. We need to perform firmware updates on the switch stacks, but are concerned about the downtime ...
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Strange Network / Switch Behavior

A few days ago I rewired two racks at my local datacenter. They are side by side and have about 40 servers. I was using an old office type switch and two Dell PowerConnects 5324 and I wanted to ...
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Assign computers to specific VLANs with Dell PowerConnect 3524/6224

Our network consists of a number of Dell PowerConnect switches. 1 x 6224 (core switch) 5 x 3524 cabinet switches. We are using VLANs, to segregate different classes of systems. This was first ...
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How to reset Dell PowerConnect 2824 switch

I have the mentioned router and I seam to have somehow removed my ability to access it via the browser...I can connect to it through the serial and it still allows connections through it to the ...
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Spanning Tree required/desired for Port-Channel?

I have two Dell PowerConnect switches I want to connect together via Port-Channel links (2 ethernet links). Spanning tree is enabled on both switches, so therefore applied to all interfaces unless ...
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VLANs through a trunk between Dell Powerconnect 6248 and 2848?

I have a Powerconnect 6248 connected to a 2848 and I am trying to get VLANS working on the 2848. VLANS work and receive DHCP addresses, traffic routes correctly and DNS works on the 6248. The DHCP, ...
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Broadcom NIC Teaming w/ 802.3ad and Dell Powerconnect 2824

We have a Poweredge R210 running WS2K8R2. The server has two Broadcom 5716C NICs running Broadcom BASP. I can team the NICs using the 802.3ad protocol on the server end no problem. I have no VLAN. ...
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Why DELL PowerConnect and Juniper are so rare ? Why do enterprises stick with Cisco? [closed]

I have a little question, I'm actually studing IT in France, and when looking on alternative on the very [...] very expensive Cisco equipments, I've found Juniper and DELL PowerConnect pretty ...
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Windows Network Load Balancing on ESX Cluster with Dell PowerConnect stacks

We recently switched out our Cisco 6500 core switch for a pair of Dell PowerConnect 6248 stacks. Since then, our Network Load Balanced Sharepoint, which runs on two virtual machines on an ESX cluster ...
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Reset Button on Dell PowerConnect 5324

The instructions for this switch say about the reset button on the front of the switch: "The reset button, located on the front panel, manually resets the device." Well thanks Dell :-) Is a ...
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What would make a PowerConnect Gigabit switch run at 100 Mbit speeds?

I am pretty much a total "serious" networking newbie, so I am sorry if this is really stupid. I bought a Gigabit PowerConnect 2824 switch and tried to install it onto our very small start-up ...
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Redundant links from Router to Switches

With a setup of two NICs on a server into two different switches where each NIC has a different IP (But both on the same network), and then the switches to the router. How would I configure the two ...
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Gigabit ports on Dell Powerconnect 2324 never worked

I have a Dell Powerconnect 2324 with Gigabit ports - 24 ports 10/100 ports with 2 Gigabit ports - that never worked. It's supposed to auto-detect everything, but even trying different combinations I ...