Dell PowerConnect 3248, v. 1.31, A01

General Discription

The Dell™ PowerConnect™ Switch Manager for OpenView Network Node Manager (NNM) is specifically designed to support the efforts of technical staff responsible for network management and maintenance. This software provides a user-friendly interface for managing various Dell network devices
with HP OpenView NNM under Microsoft® Windows NT®/2000

This software supported the PowerConnect 3248 Fast Ethernet Managed Switch and the PowerConnect 5224 Gigabit Ethernet Managed Switch.

The Dell PowerConnect Switch Manager allows you to monitor the activity on any switch, or designated port, and automatically respond if the traffic load exceeds predefined parameters. It provides all the tools needed to monitor the network and make the changes required to avoid major crises ahead of time.
The Dell PowerConnect Switch Manager is based on Simple Network Management Protocol (SNMP), providing graphic-based interactive management of Dell’s intelligent Ethernet switch systems. The device modules display the front panels of the managed device showing port status, and provide functional control for its ports and other advanced features.

Fixes & Enhancements



Version 1.31, A01



Release date

25 Jul 2002

Last Updated

03 Nov 2011


Available formats

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Installation instructions
*****This file contains a compressed (or zipped) set of files. You will
need a compression tool such as WinZip. Download the file to a folder on
your hard drive, and then run (double-click) it to unzip the set of files.
Follow the instructions and then use the Upgrade Instructions to complete
the installation.

Software Installation
The setup program will install the Dell PowerConnect Switch Manager This
program decompresses files and copies them to a location you specify on
your hard disk. During installation you will be prompted to assign the
program group.

NOTE: Install HP OpenView NNM on your platform before installing this
package. You will be asked to provide your OpenView directory during the
installation process for the Dell PowerConnect Switch Manager.
Installation steps:

1. Start Windows.
2. Use the NNM Services Stop command to stop all HP OpenView NNM
background processes, if any. (This has the same effect as executing
ovstop from the command line.)
3. Download DellPwrConnectSwitchMgr.exe from Dell’s support website ( Copy the self extractable
DellPwrConnectSwitchMgr.exe to the temp directory.
4. Type DellPwrConnectSwitchMgr.exe at the command prompt and unzip to
the temp directory.
5. Type SETUP at the Command Prompt.
6. Click OK to start setup.
7. Follow the on-screen instructions to install the software.
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 the customer review specifics about the update to determine if it applies to your system. The update contains changes that impact only certain configurations, or provides new features that may/may not apply to your environment.