Driver Details

PowerConnect,M8024S,M8024,4.2.0.4,A24

This firmware is for the M8024 version of PowerConnect switch and has new features and bug fixes that are applicable to this switch or possibly other switch models as noted in the Fixes and Enhancements section.

Fixes & Enhancements

Fixes and Enhancement:

Fixes
- PowerConnect sFlow implementation is not per specification Enhancements
- Using config wizard to setup 8024 causes iscsi error messages off out-of-band in console
- 8024 stack does not follow similar banner execution for console, telnet and ssh
- Simple Switch should have FC enabled by default
- OSPF error message after reboot
- show crypto key mypubkey generates two error messages
- Web GUI ARP table does not match the CLI ARP table
- The copper auto negotiation process fails at 100mb FD and fails to link up
- PCM6220 - Wrong information for current link status in port configuration page on the GUI
- PC8024 - VLAN membership change on interface affects unrelated interface
- Implement dot1qVlanStaticTable in M8024-K
- Trunk mode native vlan implementation not compatible with Cisco
- PCM6220 - Switch hangs when user tries to transfer a file from the flash to the server using sftp
- No message logged for "Max number of SSH login sessions exceeded"
- CLI command "show ipv6 interface" does not paginate correctly
- 2nd and 4th block of copper ports 5-8 and 13-16 think they are fiber ports, possible problems
- WebGui Secure Shell SSH Remote Access
- Web UI MSTP Instance pull down menu displays 4k MSTIs
- Flowcontrol negotiation issues with 10GBase-T module
- PC8024 - GUI - Under Port Configuration page get error on 10GB ports when you change any setting
- Unable to config secure ssh from web interface. error 'sshcfg_load start' missing pops up
- Web interface fails to provide an iSCSI web page when selecting the iSCSI item.
- Line "no passive-interface Vl32" in startup-config does not get loaded on startup
- Web GUI Admin Duplex setting on 10G Fiber ports
- Advertise LLDP Management Address as IP Address assigned to OOB interface
- PCM6348 - Log message output
- Firmware missing port VLAN membership in the GUI
- M8024 - 1GB link being negotiated on 10GB Intel X520-KX4
- Feature request - Display "client-DUID" in DHCP binding table.
-clock summer-time recurring EU offset 60 zone "GMT" not offsetting the time by 60 minutes
- M6220 - Simple mode, VLAN setting not active when move port to another group
- SSH configuration not restored after reboot
- PC8024 - VLAN trunk assignment CLI change
- Web UI displays incorrect session timeout duration
- PC8024 - Secure HTTP Random Characters - 4.1.0.6
- Upgrades to 4.1.0.9 are causing network outages. The wizard from 4.1.0.9 fails to setup interfaces
- PC6220M GUI shows stack-ports down but CLI does not. In previous version issue didn't exist
- M6220 - Routing fails on VLAN
- MIB walk crashes switch
- M8024 - No password min length error using web GUI
- Bug in Simple Switch GUI.
- M6348 simple mode issue with 10G ports in aggregator group
- Banner motd configuration changes after reload.
- Error message via Web UI refers to "Management VLAN"
- Web UI not generating error for out bound ACL & applies the config.
- Auto-neg option via Web UI is not grayed out for 10Gb fiber ports.
- CLI command "show interface detail port-channel1" locks up console session
- Creating VLANs, assigning ports using vlan membership detail page causes removal from running-config
- Assigning ACL Priority to a VLAN interface does not get set via Web UI
- Incorrect Model numbers and revision date in dellref.my

Enhancements
- DCBx on M8024-k/8024/8024F
- FIP Snooping Bridge on M8024-k/8024/8024F
- Add EEE Support for the PC7000 10GBaseT Ports
- GUI EEE Power Savings Charts
- RP Failover Performance Improvement
- Flexible Dynamic LAG Limits
- CLI Help Usability Improvements
- Ability to Show Static Route Entries
- CMC XML Support
- Stacking Over Ethernet Ports
- Change Dell EqualLogic iSCSI Auto Detect to default
- Add CLI Macro (Port Profile) for Dell Compellent Storage Equipment
- Provide Dell EqualLogic DCBx TLV Auto Detect and Configuration on M8024-k/8024/8024F.

Version

Version 4.2.0.4, A24

Category

Network

Release date

14 Jan 2012

Last Updated

03 Jun 2013

Importance

Recommended

Available formats

File Format:Plain-Text
File Name:PCM8024ReadMev4.2.0.4a24.txt
Download Type:HTTP
File Size: 3KB
Format DescriptionThis file format contains plain text which can be viewed with a standard text editor.
To ensure the integrity of your download, please verify the checksum value.
MD5:
52af28cc390ef458867645612dc0a328
SHA1:
a1630fe59fc40a601b005efebd6bfa174063c1aa
SHA-256:
Not available
File Format:ALL
File Name:PCM8024v4.2.0.4a24.zip
Download Type:HTTP
File Size: 20MB
Format Description
To ensure the integrity of your download, please verify the checksum value.
MD5:
7d06498613922c879dbef93bd7188f3e
SHA1:
949f782a2e5e570c06feb9d9b5d0016c723dc824
SHA-256:
Not available
File Format:Hard-Drive
File Name:PCM8024v4.2.0.4_a24.zip
Download Type:HTTP
File Size: 20MB
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.
To ensure the integrity of your download, please verify the checksum value.
MD5:
7d06498613922c879dbef93bd7188f3e
SHA1:
949f782a2e5e570c06feb9d9b5d0016c723dc824
SHA-256:
Not available

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Supported Operating Systems

Not Applicable

Applies to

PowerConnect M8024
PowerConnect M8024S

Installation instructions

NOTE: Please follow software update instructions included in the zip file.
"Upgrading PowerConnect Switches from version 4.1.x.x to 4.2.0.4 firmware.pdf"
"Upgrading PowerConnect Switches from version 2.x.x.x or 3.x.x.x to 4.2.0.4 firmware.pdf"

NOTE: Release 4.2.0.4 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 4.2.0.4 firmware very carefully.

Important Information

NOTE: Please follow software update instructions included in the zip file.
"Upgrading PowerConnect Switches from version 4.1.x.x to 4.2.0.4 firmware.pdf"
"Upgrading PowerConnect Switches from version 2.x.x.x or 3.x.x.x to 4.2.0.4 firmware.pdf"

NOTE: Release 4.2.0.4 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 4.2.0.4 firmware very carefully.
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