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PowerConnect,M8024S,M8024,V4.2.1.3,A25

This firmware release is a maintenance release for the M8024 and M8024S 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.

Version

Other versions
4.2.0.4,A24 14 Jan 20128:39:00 PM

Compatibility

Operating Systems
  • Not Applicable

Applies to

PowerConnect M8024;

Date

Release date
16 Feb 2012
Last Updated
03 Jun 2013

Importance

Recommended. 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).

Available formats

File Format:Plain-Text
File Name:PCM8024ReadMev4.2.1.3a25.txt
Download Type:HTTP
File Size: 3KB
Format DescriptionThis file format contains plain text which can be viewed with a standard text editor.
Added to download list
Go to [{0}]
To ensure the integrity of your download, please verify the checksum value.
MD5:
1d294a056b4b8c89afe71481d5ea758f
SHA1:
8a5bd05f60a4fb1acb7ba8fb8d05aeb871ef2654
SHA-256:
Not available
File Format:Hard-Drive
File Name:PCM8024v4.2.1.3a25.zip
Download Type:HTTP
File Size: 19MB
Format DescriptionThis file format consists of an archive of files that may be decompressed to a directory on the hard drive. The installation can then be done from that directory.
Added to download list
Go to [{0}]
To ensure the integrity of your download, please verify the checksum value.
MD5:
2191d359c86cebd7983c585aa34af602
SHA1:
2b8d1ce587b84fb1f106fbebf3b5ae306c56964f
SHA-256:
Not available

By downloading, you accept the terms of the Dell Software License Agreement.


Important Information

NOTE: Please follow software update instructions included in the zip file.
"Upgrading PowerConnect Switches from version 4.1.x.x to 4.2.1.3 firmware.pdf"
"Upgrading PowerConnect Switches from version 2.x.x.x or 3.x.x.x to 4.2.1.3 firmware.pdf"

NOTE: Release 4.2.1.3 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 4.2.1.3 firmware.

Fixes & Enhancements

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

Fixes:
- 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.

Installation instructions

NOTE: Please follow software update instructions included in the zip file.
"Upgrading PowerConnect Switches from version 4.1.x.x to 4.2.1.3 firmware.pdf"
"Upgrading PowerConnect Switches from version 2.x.x.x or 3.x.x.x to 4.2.1.3 firmware.pdf"

NOTE: Release 4.2.1.3 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 4.2.1.3 firmware.

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