This firmware release is a maintenance release for the M6348 and M6348S version of PowerConnect switches and includes only bug fixes that are applicable to this switch or possibly other switch models as noted in the Fixes and Enhancements section.

Fixes & Enhancements

This is a maintenance release so only bug fixes are included.

- Re-enable Auto Negotiation using GUI doesn't work properly
- VLAN ACL blocks traffic across stack members
- Power supply logging
- 'no ipv4 or ipv6 address found in response for request id' error
- phone port configuration macro incomplete
- web session timeout
- RX Equalizer setting on Stacking ports.
- interface speed options
- Change PoE Disconnect Type to DC disconnect
- stacking with extension modules
- DHCP Req pkts are not being forwarded to Voice VLAN Component
- Netlogic memory and B0 CPU support


Version v5.0.1.3, A23



Release date

20 Nov 2012

Last Updated

13 Jun 2013


Available formats

File Format:Plain-Text
File Name:PCM6348ReadMev5.0.1.3a23.txt
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File Name:PCM6348v5.0.1.3a23.zip
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File Size: 13 MB
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v5.1.0.1,A24 03 Apr 20137:44:13 PM
v5.0.0.4,A22 29 Aug 201212:53:02 PM
v4.2.2.3,A21 11 May 20126:44:37 PM,A20 30 Jan 201211:08:22 PM,A19 06 Dec 20112:37:30 PM
Applies to
PowerConnect M6348
PowerConnect M6348S
Installation instructions
Please follow software update instructions included in the zip file - "Upgrading PowerConnect Switches from Version 2.x.x.x or 3.x.x.x or 4.x.x.x to Firmware.pdf"

Reboot will be required
Warning: Do not turn off your computer or disconnect from your power source while updating the BIOS or you may harm your computer. During the update, your computer will restart and you will briefly see a black screen.

This driver has been tested by both the independent software vendor (ISV) and Dell on the operating systems, graphics cards, and application supported by your device to ensure maximum compatibility and performance. Details

Dell recommends applying this update during your next scheduled update cycle. The update contains feature enhancements or changes that will help keep your system software current and compatible with other system modules (firmware, BIOS, drivers and software).