Maximes21500
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PowerConnect 3548p (The MAC address is not valid. You must set it now! )Error

Hi, i have a dell 3548p. It powers up fine but promp message asking for mac address and keep asking password which i can't figure out. Please let me know if you can help. Much appreciate.

Boot1 Checksum Test...............................PASS

Boot2 Checksum Test...............................PASS

Flash Image Validation Test.......................PASS



BOOT Software Version 1.0.0.08 Built  29-Nov-2007  16:38:01

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 PowerConnect 3524 board based on Orion 88F5181 ARM926EJ processor
 64 MByte SDRAM. I-Cache 8 KB. D-Cache 8 KB. Cache Enabled.

Autoboot in 2 seconds - press RETURN or Esc. to abort and enter prom.

The MAC address is not valid. You must set it now!

Enter password :
invalid password !!
Enter password :
invalid password !!
Enter password :

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RE: PowerConnect 3548p (The MAC address is not valid. You must set it now! )Error

I sent you an emil with how to fix the error.

Thanks,
Josh Craig
Dell EMC Enterprise Support Services
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Jason_FM
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RE: PowerConnect 3548p (The MAC address is not valid. You must set it now! )Error

Josh, I have a switch with the same issue. Could you send me the email with instructions? Called in to support and they wanted $599.00

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Jason_FM
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RE: PowerConnect 3548p (The MAC address is not valid. You must set it now! )Error

I am also having this MAC issue, could you please send me the instructions? Thanks!

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chomik
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RE: PowerConnect 3548p (The MAC address is not valid. You must set it now! )Error

We have obtained 3 piecies of 3548 with the problem of blocked unit (Mac Address Invalid, and prompt for password).

It seamed that you helped some folks on the forum in regard to that

Would you be so kind to share some knowlede and help in that matter?

Have a really nice day

Chris from Poland

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chomik
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RE: PowerConnect 3548p (The MAC address is not valid. You must set it now! )Error

+1

Any help on that subject, please...

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ozyrek
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RE: PowerConnect 3548p (The MAC address is not valid. You must set it now! )Error

Can anyone help me with that ? I know its old topic but i have that same problem.

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