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Dell Networking 6200 Series Switches

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Accelerate your network performance and provide enhanced Layer 3 routing capabilities with highly scalable Dell Networking 6200 series GbE-managed switches.

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Legend: S — Standard, OA — Option Available, N — Not Available

Port Attributes

Dell Networking 6224

Dell Networking 6224F

Dell Networking 6224P

Dell Networking 6248

Dell Networking 6248P

Port Attributes

24 10/100/1000BASE-T auto-sensing Gigabit Ethernet switching ports

24 SFP Gigabit Ethernet ports

24 10/100/1000BASE-T auto-sensing Gigabit Ethernet switching ports

48 10/100/1000BASE-T auto-sensing Gigabit Ethernet switching ports

48 10/100/1000BASE-T auto-sensing Gigabit Ethernet switching ports

4 integrated GbE SFP combo ports

Yes

No

Yes

Yes

Yes

4 integrated GbE 10/100/1000BASE-T combo ports

No

Yes

No

No

No

10 Gigabit Ethernet uplink modules

OA

OA

OA

OA

OA

48 Gbps stacking module for stacking up to 12 devices

OA

OA

OA

OA

OA

Auto-negotiation for speed, duplex mode and flow control

S

S

S

S

S

Auto MDI/MDIX

S

S

S

S

S

Port mirroring

S

S

S

S

S

Flow-based port mirroring

S

S

S

S

S

Broadcast storm control

S

S

S

S

S

iSCSI autoconfiguration

S

S

S

S

S

Power over Ethernet (PoE)

No

No

Yes

No

Yes

PoE Watts per port

Up to 15.4 watts x 24 ports with optional external power supply

 

Up to 15.4 watts on 48 ports with optional external power supply

Performance

 Dell Networking 6224

 Dell Networking 6224F

Dell Networking 6224P

Dell Networking 6248

Dell Networking 6248P

Switch fabric capacity:

136.0 Gbps

136.0 Gbps

136.0 Gbps

232 Gbps

232 Gbps

Forwarding rate:

95 Mpps

95 Mpps

95 Mpps

131 Mpps

131 Mpps

MAC addresses:

Up to 8,000

Up to 8,000

Up to 8,000

Up to 8,000

Up to 8,000

Availability

Dell Networking 6224

 Dell Networking 6224F

Dell Networking 6224P

Dell Networking 6248

Dell Networking 6248P

Spanning Tree [STP] (IEEE 802.1D)

S

S

S

S

S

Multiple Spanning Trees [MSTP] (IEEE 802.1s)

S

S

S

S

S

Rapid Spanning Tree [RSTP] (IEEE 802.1w) with Fast Link Support

S

S

S

S

S

External redundant power support for PoE models with Dell Networking EPS-470 (sold separately)

No

No

Optional

No

Optional

Optional redundant power support with Dell Networking MPS-600 (sold separately)

OA

OA

OA

OA

OA

Cable diagnostics

S

S

S

S

S

Optical transceiver diagnostics

S

S

S

S

S

Link dependency — Can up/down links based on other port events

S

S

S

S

S

Layer 3 Routing Protocols

Dell Networking 6224

 Dell Networking 6224F

 Dell Networking 6224P

Dell Networking 6248

Dell Networking 6248P

Static routes Routing Information Protocol (RIP) v1/v2

S

S

S

S

S

Open Shortest Path First (OSPF) v1/v2/v3

S

S

S

S

S

Classless Inter-Domain Routing (CIDR)

S

S

S

S

S

Internet Control Message Protocol (ICMP)

S

S

S

S

S

ICMP Router Discover Protocol (IRDP)

S

S

S

S

S

Virtual Redundant Routing Protocol (VRRP)

S

S

S

S

S

Address Resolution Protocol (ARP)

S

S

S

S

S

Internet Group Management Protocol (IGMP) v2

S

S

S

S

S

Distance-Vector Multicast Routing Protocol (DVMRP)

S

S

S

S

S

DHCP-helper/relay/snooping

S

S

S

S

S

Layer 3 Routing Performance

Dell Networking 6224

Dell Networking 6224F

Dell Networking 6224P

 Dell Networking 6248

 Dell Networking 6248P

Up to 224 IPv4 routes

S

S

S

S

S

Up to 128 IPv6 routes

S

S

S

S

S

Up to 128 RIP routing interfaces

S

S

S

S

S

Up to 128 OSPF routing interfaces

S

S

S

S

S

Up to 128 OSPF areas

S

S

S

S

S

Up to 128 Routing interfaces per OSPF area

S

S

S

S

S

Up to 32 routes for ECMP routing

S

S

S

S

S

Up to 2 next hops per ECMP

S

S

S

S

S

Up to 128 VLAN routing interfaces

S

S

S

S

S

Up to 256 multicast forwarding entries

S

S

S

S

S

Up to 896 ARP entries

S

S

S

S

S

Up to 512 NDP entries

S

S

S

S

S

VLAN

 Dell Networking 6224

 Dell Networking 6224F

Dell Networking 6224P

Dell Networking 6248

Dell Networking 6248P

VLAN support for tagging and port-based as per IEEE 802.1Q; protocol-based VLANs

S

S

S

S

S

Double VLAN tagging (QinQ)

S

S

S

S

S

Up to 1024 VLANs supported

S

S

S

S

S

Dynamic VLANs with GVRP support

S

S

S

S

S

Voice VLAN

S

S

S

S

S

Custom protocol VLANs

S

S

S

S

S

Quality of Service

 Dell Networking 6224

 Dell Networking 6224F

Dell Networking 6224P

Dell Networking 6248

Dell Networking 6248P

Layer 2 Trusted Mode (IEEE 802.1p tagging)

S

S

S

S

S

Layer 3 Trusted Mode (DSCP)

S

S

S

S

S

Layer 4 Trusted Mode (TCP/UDP)

S

S

S

S

S

Advanced Mode using Layer 2/3/4 flow-based policies, including metering/rate limiting, marking and bandwidth guarantees; up to 100 ACLs can be used for QoS flow identification via class-maps

S

S

S

S

S

8 priority queues per port

S

S

S

S

S

Adjustable Weighted-Round-Robin (WRR) and Strict Queue Scheduling

S

S

S

S

S

Port-based QoS Services Mode

S

S

S

S

S

Flow-based QoS Services Mode

S

S

S

S

S

MulticastDell Networking 6224 Dell Networking 6224FDell Networking 6224PDell Networking 6248Dell Networking 6248P
Static IP multicast

S

S

S

S

S

Dynamic multicast support — up to 256 multicast groups supported in IGMP snooping

S

S

S

S

S

IGMP v1/v2/v3 snooping

S

S

S

S

S

IGMP querier

S

S

S

S

S

Protocol Independent Multicast (PIM-DM, PIM-SM)

S

S

S

S

S

Security

 Dell Networking 6224

 Dell Networking 6224F

Dell Networking 6224P

Dell Networking 6248

Dell Networking 6248P

IEEE 802.1x based edge authentication — supports single and multiple host access, guest access, voice authorization, and Microsoft Active Directory and multiple authenticators per port

S

S

S

S

S

Switch access password protection

S

S

S

S

S

User-definable settings for enabling or disabling web, SSH, Telnet, SSL management access

S

S

S

S

S

Port-based MAC Address alert and lock-down

S

S

S

S

S

IP Address filtering for management access via Telnet, HTTP, HTTPS/SSL, SSH and SNMP

S

S

S

S

S

RADIUS and TACACS+ remote authentication for switch management access

S

S

S

S

S

Up to 100 Access Control Lists (ACLs) supported

S

S

S

S

S

Up to 127 Access Control Engines (ACEs) per ACL or per port

S

S

S

S

S

SSLv3 an SSHv2 encryption for switch management traffic

S

S

S

S

S

Management access filtering via management access profiles

S

S

S

S

S

Custom login banners

S

S

S

S

S

Dynamic ARP inspection

S

S

S

S

S

Captive portal authentication

S

S

S

S

S

Other Switching

 Dell Networking 6224

Dell Networking 6224F

Dell Networking 6224P

 Dell Networking 6248

Dell Networking 6248P

Link aggregation with support for up to 128 static aggregated links, 8 dynamic aggregated links per switch or switch stack and up to 8 member ports per aggregated link

S

S

S

S

S

LACP support (IEEE 802.3ad)

S

S

S

S

S

LLDP-MED support
Supports jumbo frames up to 9216 bytes

S

S

S

S

S

Support for unicast NLB (multicast NLB not supported)

S

S

S

S

S

Management

 Dell Networking 6224

 Dell Networking 6224F

Dell Networking 6224P

Dell Networking 6248

Dell Networking 6248P

Robust web-based GUI management interface

S

S

S

S

S

Familiar and Intuitive CLI accessible via Telnet, SSH or local serial port

S

S

S

S

S

sFlow

S

S

S

S

S

SNMPv1, SNMPv2c and SNMPv3 supported

S

S

S

S

S

4 RMON groups supported (history, statistics, alarms and events)

S

S

S

S

S

TFTP transfers of firmware and configuration files

S

S

S

S

S

Dual firmware images on-board

S

S

S

S

S

Multiple configuration file upload/download supported

S

S

S

S

S

Statistics for error monitoring and performance optimization including port summary tables

S

S

S

S

S

BOOTP/DHCP IP address management supported

S

S

S

S

S

Syslog remote logging capabilities

S

S

S

S

S

Temperature sensors for environmental monitoring

S

S

S

S

S

LLDP-MED support

S

S

S

S

S

Syslog remote logging capabilities

S

S

S

S

S

Chassis

Dell Networking 6224

 Dell Networking 6224F

Dell Networking 6224P

Dell Networking 6248

Dell Networking 6248P

Dimensions (W x D x H):

440 x 387 x 43.2 mm
(17.32 x 15.2 x 1.7 in)

440 x 387 x 43.2  mm
(17.32 x 15.2 x 1.7 in)

440 x 387 x 43.2 mm
(17.32 x 15.2 x 1.7 in)

440 x 387 x 43.2 mm
(17.32 x 15.2 x 1.7 in)

440 x 387 x 43.2 mm
(17.32 x 15.2 x 1.7 in)

Height:

1U rack

1U rack

1U rack

1U rack

1U rack

Approximate weight (without modules):

12.21 lb (5.54 kg)

12.21 lb (5.54 kg)

12.21 lb (5.54 kg)

13.36 lb (6.06 kg)

13.36 lb (6.06 kg)

Approximate weight (with modules):

12.57 lb (5.7 kg)

12.57 lb (5.7 kg)

12.57 lb (5.7 kg)

13.67 lb (6.2 kg)

13.67 lb (6.2 kg)

Hardware

 Dell Networking 6224

 Dell Networking 6224F

 Dell Networking 6224P

Dell Networking 6248

Dell Networking 6248P

CPU SDRAM

256MB

256MB

256MB

256MB

256MB

Flash memory

32MB

32MB

32MB

32MB

32MB

Packet buffer memory

6.1Mb

6.1Mb

6.1Mb

6.1Mb

6.1Mb

Environmental Operating Conditions

 Dell Networking 6224

 Dell Networking 6224F

 Dell Networking 6224P

Dell Networking 6248

Dell Networking 6248P

Operating temperature:

0ºC to 45ºC (32ºF to 113ºF)

0ºC to 45ºC (32ºF to 113ºF)

0ºC to 45ºC (32ºF to 113ºF)

0ºC to 45ºC (32ºF to 113ºF)

0ºC to 45ºC (32ºF to 113ºF)

Storage temperature:

-20ºC to 70ºC (-4ºF to 158ºF)

-20ºC to 70ºC (-4ºF to 158ºF)

-20ºC to 70ºC (-4ºF to 158ºF)

-20ºC to 70ºC (-4ºF to 158ºF)

-20ºC to 70ºC (-4ºF to 158ºF)

Operating relative humidity:

10% to 90% noncondensing

10% to 90% noncondensing

10% to 90% noncondensing

10% to 90% noncondensing

10% to 90% noncondensing

Storage relative humidity

10% to 95% noncondensing

10% to 95% noncondensing

10% to 95% noncondensing

10% to 95% noncondensing

10% to 95% noncondensing

Power supply:

100–240VAC, 50–60Hz voltage

100–240VAC, 50–60Hz voltage

100–240VAC, 50–60Hz voltage

100–240VAC, 50–60Hz voltage

100–240VAC, 50–60Hz voltage

Peripheral Products (sold separately)

 Dell Networking 6224

 Dell Networking 6224F

Dell Networking 6224P

 Dell Networking 6248

 Dell Networking 6248P

Dell SFP transceivers (SX, LX, LC Connector)

OA

OA

OA

OA

OA

CX-4 Module (Max length supported is 12 meters)

OA

OA

OA

OA

OA

XFP Module

OA

OA

OA

OA

OA

10GBase-T Module

OA

OA

OA

OA

OA

Stacking Module with 1-meter Dell stacking cable

OA

OA

OA

OA

OA

3-meter stacking cable

OA

OA

OA

OA

OA


Regulatory Information:
Product Safety, EMC and Environmental Data sheets
Dell Regulatory Compliance Home Page
Dell and the Environment 
Available with U.S. Trade Agreements Act (TAA) compliance

Standards Supported
IEEE 802.1AB
IEEE 802.1D
IEEE 802.1Q
IEEE 802.1p
IEEE 802.1w
IEEE 802.1x
IEEE 802.2
IEEE 802.3
IEEE 802.3I
IEEE 802.3u
IEEE 802.3x
IEEE 802.3z
IEEE 802.3ab
IEEE 802.3ac
IEEE 802.3ad
IEEE 802.3ae
IEEE 802.3ak

MIB Support
RFC 1213 MIB II
RFC 1215 Standard traps
RFC 1286 Bridge MIB
RFC 1442 SMIv2 (SNMPv2 MIB)
RFC 1451 Manager-to-Manager MIB
RFC 1492 TACACS+
RFC 1493 Definitions of managed objects for Bridges
RFC 1573 Evolution of interfaces
RFC 1643 Etherlike MIB
RFC 1757 Remote Network Monitoring (RMON) MIB
RFC 1907 SNMP v2 MIB
RFC 2011 Internet Protocol (IP) MIB using SMIv2
RFC 2012 Transmission Control Protocol (TCP) MIB using SMIv2
RFC 2013 User Datagram Protocol (UDP) MIB using SMIv2
RFC 2233 Interfaces group using SMIv2
RFC 2618 RADIUS MIB
RFC 2665 Ethernet-like Interface Types MIB
RFC 2666 Identification of Ethernet chip sets
RFC 2674 MIB for Bridge with traffic classes, multicast filtering and VLAN extension (IEEE802.1p/q MIB)
RFC 2737 ENTITY-MIB
RFC 2819 RMON MIB
RFC 2863 Interface evolution

IETF Standards Supported
RFC 768
RFC 783
RFC 791
RFC 792
RFC 793
RFC 813
RFC 879
RFC 896
RFC 826
RFC 854
RFC 855
RFC856
RFC858
RFC 894
RFC 919
RFC 922
RFC 920
RFC 950
RFC 2136
RFC 951
RFC 2131
RFC 3046
RFC 1042
RFC 1071
RFC 1123
RFC 1141
RFC 1155
RFC 1157
RFC 1350
RFC 1533
RFC 1541
RFC 1542
RFC 1624
RFC 2236
RFC 1700
RFC 2131
RFC 2132
RFC 2740
RFC 3164
Give your network a boost
Support wire-speed performance and help provide fast access to data locally and across networks with Dell Networking 6200 series gigabit Ethernet (GbE) switches.
• Support up to 4GbE connections per switch and up to 576 connections per stack of 12 systems.
• Help provide fast 10GbE connectivity directly to servers, routers, enterprise backbones and data centers with up to four 10Gb fiber (SFP+) ports and up to two 10GBase-T copper Ethernet uplinks.
• Connect at up to 10 times the speed of 10/100 networks, and help get the most out of your PC and server performance by matching your NIC speeds.
Dell Networking 6200 Series
Help reduce network congestion
Efficiently connect your networks and manage traffic with support for Layer 3 routing and multicast protocols.
• Provide core-switching capabilities and connect your different networks and inter-virtual LAN traffic.
• Route your network traffic using a wide range of industry-standard LAN-routing protocols.
• Help increase your number of unique IP addresses and improve scalability with IP version 6 (IPv6) support.

Easily expand with high-density stacking
Grow your network as needed and help provide redundancy by stacking up to 12 Dell Networking 6200 series switches. Make the most of your expansion efforts with simplified deployment and configuration.
Dell Networking 6200 Series
Help ensure quality of service
Prioritize your critical network traffic and optimize voice over IP (VoIP) performance with integrated quality of service (QoS) features.
• Gain improved control over network performance and make sure that time-critical traffic is prioritized.
• Help provide an ideal solution for unified communications, wireless access points, virtual desktops and Internet SCSI (iSCSI) storage.
• Implement integrated voice virtual LANs (VLANs) for VoIP applications.

Dell Networking 6200 Series
Employ enterprise-level management and security
Draw from a deep and rich set of management and security capabilities with Dell Networking 6200 series switches.
• Perform advanced administration on your Dell Networking switches using a familiar and intuitive command-line interface (CLI) or an easy-to-use, web-based graphical user interface (GUI).
• Monitor network traffic using sFlow or Simple Network Management Protocol (SNMP) capabilities.
• Help ensure network security with features such as access control lists (ACLs), 802.1x and denial-of-service (DoS) attack prevention.
Dell Networking 6200 Series
Protect your investment with Lifetime Limited Hardware Warranty
Gain peace of mind from Dell Networking switches that not only provide the quality, reliability and capability you expect from Dell™, but also guaranteed hardware for life — a true Lifetime Limited Hardware Warranty*. For more details see www.dell.com/LifetimeWarranty.
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Dell Services can help reduce IT complexity, lower costs and eliminate inefficiencies by making IT and business solutions work harder for you. The Dell Services team delivers distinctive capabilities, including full data migration solutions to facilitate consolidation from multiple file systems. Dell takes a holistic view of your needs and designs solutions for your environment and business objectives, and uses established delivery methods, local talent and in-depth domain knowledge to help lower your total cost of ownership.
Dell Networking 6224 SeriesDell Networking 6224 Switch
The Dell Networking 6224 is a high-performance Layer 3 switch that offers enhanced distribution for medium to large-sized networks or core switching for small networks. It features 24 RJ-45 ports, 4 combo small form-factor pluggable (SFP) ports and two rear-panel bays with support for optional 10Gb XFP, CX4, 10GBase-T (bay 2) or stacking modules (bay 1). It is ideal for uplinks to a 10Gb core or for direct connections to 10Gb servers or storage.
Dell Networking 6224F SeriesDell Networking 6224F Switch
The Dell Networking 6224F is ideal for long-haul Layer 3 connectivity. It combines advanced distribution or core switching capabilities with 24 SFP ports, 4 combo RJ-45 ports and two rear-panel bays with support for optional 10Gb XFP, CX4, 10GBase-T (bay 2) or stacking modules (bay 1). It is ideal for uplinks to a 10Gb core or for direct connections to 10Gb servers or storage.
Dell Networking 6224P SeriesDell Networking 6224P Switch
The Dell Networking 6224P is ideal for Layer 3 voice over IP (VoIP) or wireless access point connectivity. It offers comprehensive features, high performance and power over Ethernet (PoE) convenience for end-user networks. It features 24 RJ-45 PoE ports, 4 combo SFP ports and two rear-panel bays with support for optional 10Gb XFP, CX4, 10GBase-T (bay 2) or stacking modules (bay 1). It is ideal for uplinks to a 10Gb core or for direct connections to 10Gb servers or storage.
Dell Networking 6248 Series Dell Networking 6248 Switch
The Dell Networking 6248GbE Layer 3 switch offers significant rack density and advanced core switching capabilities for enterprise networks. It includes 48 RJ-45 ports, 4 combo SFP ports and two rear-panel bays with support for optional 10Gb XFP, CX4, 10GBase-T (bay 2) or stacking modules (bay 1). It is ideal for uplinks to a 10Gb core or for direct connections to 10Gb servers or storage.
Dell Networking 6248P SeriesDell Networking 6248P Switch
The Dell Networking 6248PGbE Layer 3 switch offers significant rack density, advanced switching and power over Ethernet (PoE) convenience for power-dependent network devices. It features 48 RJ-45 PoE ports
*, 4 combo SFP ports and two rear-panel bays with support for optional 10Gb XFP, CX4, 10GBase-T (bay 2) or stacking modules (bay 1). It is ideal for uplinks to a 10Gb core or for direct connections to 10Gb servers or storage.

Assessment

Using specialized software, Dell professionals can pinpoint issues and expose flaws in your wired or wireless network. A report will then be issued that includes recommendations on how to improve performance, optimize devices and solutions to other identified problems.
Assessment
AssessmentNetwork Discovery
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Network DiscoveryTraffic Analysis
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Traffic AnalysisWireless Site Survey
Great wireless connectivity starts with a detailed site survey. Dell can analyze RF interference, identify optimal placement of devices, and recommend the best design.
SecurityNetwork Security Assessment
The network is under constant attack. Let our experts examine and uncover any potential holes in the network and provide a comprehensive security design assessment. Contact Dell for more information

Deployment

The Dell standardized deployment service guarantees that set-up and optimization is done correctly so that you can launch faster and focus on daily business
Deployment
Hardware InstallationHardware Installation
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ConfigurationConfiguration
Setting up network protocols, and policies can be tricky. Dell certified network professionals can configure and optimize your new hardware remotely or onsite.
Multi-vendor IntegrationMulti-vendor Integration
Dell open systems architecture allows you to interconnect existing network infrastructure from Cisco, HP, Juniper, and others. Our experts will seamlessly weave it all together so you don’t have to.

Support

Dell offers a variety of onsite and remote support options that can be added at time of purchase. Dell ProSupport ensures problems are diagnosed and resolved by experts.
Support
Onsite and Remote Assistance Onsite and Remote Assistance
Get immediate access to Dell ProSupport professionals who can help you troubleshoot and diagnose issues that may arise in your network.
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Free yourself to focus on the business and allow Dell to manage your network with dedicated professional support.
Education ServicesEducation Services
Learn practical knowledge and operational techniques.

Consulting

When you need expert technical guidance, you can count on Dell. Our remote consulting team can help solve complex issues no matter where you're located. Plus, you can take advantage of the flexible pay-per-incident option.
Consulting
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Remote ConsultingRemote Consulting
For those times when you need a little extra technical guidance, certified experts are available to discuss system design or help resolve complex
issues.
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