Dell PowerConnect 3348, PowerConnect 3324, v., A04

Firmware release v1.2.1.3 for the Dell PowerConnect 3324 and 3348 Ethernet switches.

Fixes & Enhancements

The following issues were addressed:

* From a TELNET session, holding the ENTER key causes switch
to reboot with "FATAL ERROR".

* SSH and SSL connection may generate console errors and drop secure sessions.


Version, A04



Release date

13 Apr 2006

Last Updated

03 Nov 2011


Available formats

File Format:Hard-Drive
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File Name:PC_3324-3348_v1213_ReadMe.txt
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Installation instructions
Custom Instructions for PC_3324-3348_v1213_ReadMe.txt:

1. Click the Download Now link to download the file.
2. The file will open in your browser.

Custom Instructions for

1. Click the Download Now link to download the file.
2. When the File Download window appears, click Save to save the file to your hard drive.

Extract Files
1. Browse to the location where you downloaded the file and double-click the new file to unzip the download package.
2. Specify the location to unzip the files.
3. Click on the unzip button to extract files.

1. Browse to location where you extracted the files.
2. View the PDF documents enclosed for detailed instructions for upgrading your PowerConnect switch.

Note: You need Adobe™ Acrobat Reader (which can be downloaded from the Adobe World Wide Web site at to view the enclosed documents.
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).