This firmware release is a maintenance release for the M8024-K version of PowerConnect switch 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.

- The "show fiber optical-transceiver" command shows LOS even though link is up.
- Unable to ping with jumbo frames set.
- cpCaptivePortalWebLangCode.1.1 displays en when mib says only supported value active (1).
- LLDP Assignment of port ID for Port-Description TLV
- The CLI shows incorrect media type 10GBASE-T for fiber ports
- Can't assign a name to a VLAN.
- No default route or static showing in ip route table.
- CLI command "show dot1x users" is missing
- Missing port membership from SNMP (dot1qVlanStaticUntaggedPorts and dot1qVlanStaticEgressPorts)
- The VRPP track port priority changes in the running config.
- Firmware won't allow domain names with hyphen "-" in logging email.
- Internal ports are up during most of the switch POST.
- Continuous log message at default settings.
- DNS client error.
- VRRP Intermittent Connectivity Issues.
- VLAN membership port names not consistent in GUI.
- Sometimes switch crashes when receiving of Radius packets.
- In a Stack, the "show system temperature" CLI command breaks CLI
- QOS on port channel.
- Dropped VLAN frames are included in Discards counters.
- PC7048 Combo ports are not passing traffic.
- Order of switchport commands in running-config changed.


Version, A06



Release date

30 Jan 2012

Last Updated

01 Jun 2013


Available formats

File Format:Hard-Drive
File Name:PCM8024kv4.2.1.3a06.zip
Download Type:HTTP
File Size: 20 MB
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Other versions
v5.0.0.4,A08 29 Aug 201212:50:39 PM
v4.2.2.3,A07 11 May 20126:44:37 PM,A05 06 Dec 20112:29:19 PM
Applies to
PowerConnect M8024-K
Installation instructions
NOTE: Please follow software update instructions included in the zip file.
"Upgrading PowerConnect Switches from version 4.1.x.x to firmware.pdf"
"Upgrading PowerConnect Switches from version 2.x.x.x or 3.x.x.x to firmware.pdf"

NOTE: Release Software zip file included with an A.1.1.9 firmware version. Only use this A.1.1.9 firmware version to upgrade switches from 3.x.x.x or 2.x.x.x to firmware.

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).