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Dell Networking MXL 10/40GbE blade switch details


Switch to faster data transfers

Virtualization benefits in M1000e blade deployments plus more bandwidth to critical network links with Dell Networking MXL 10/40GbE switch.

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Single-wide I/O module for M1000e blade enclosure
Ring stacking topology with dynamic primary election


MAC addresses: 128K
IPv4 routes: 16K
Switch fabric capacity: 1.28 Tbps (full-duplex)
Forwarding capacity: 960 Mpps
Link aggregation: Up to 16 Members per group, 128 LAG groups
Queues per port: 4 queues
VLANs: 4094
Line-rate Layer 2 switching: all protocols, including IPv4
Line-rate Layer 3 routing: IPv4
ACLs: 2K ingress, 1k egress
Packet buffer memory: 9MB
CPU memory: 2GB

Stacked units: Up to 6 MXLs (using 40GbE ports only)
Stacking bandwidth: Up to 320Gbps (using 2 x 40GbE ring)
Stacking topology: Ring and daisy chain


Virtual Link Trunking (VLT): mVLT and L2/L3 over VLT

IEEE compliance
802.1AB LLDP
802.1p L2 Prioritization
802.3ab Gigabit Ethernet (1000Base-T)
802.3ad Link Aggregation with LACP
802.3ae 10GbE (10GBase-X)
802.3ba 40GbE (40GBase-SR4, 40GBase-CR4) on optical ports
802.3u Fast Ethernet (100Base-TX)
802.3x Flow Control
802.3z Gigabit Ethernet (1000Base-X)


854 Telnet
959 FTP
1321 MD5
1350 TFTP
2474 Differentiated Services
3164 Syslog


UL/CSA 60950-1, Second Edition
EN 60950-1, Second Edition
IEC 60950-1, Second Edition Including all
National Deviations and Group Differences
EN 60825-1 Safety of Laser Products Part 1:
Equipment Classification Requirements and
User's Guide Optical Fibre Communication
FDA Regulation 21 CFR 1040.10 and 1040.11
Australia/New Zealand: AS/NZS CISPR 22: 2006,
Class A
Canada: ICES-003, Issue-4, Class A
Europe: EN 55022: 2006+A1:2007
(CISPR 22: 2006), Class A
Japan: VCCI V3/2009 Class A
USA: FCC CFR 47 Part 15, Subpart B:2009,
Class A
EN 300 386 V1.4.1:2008 EMC for Network
EN 55024: 1998 + A1: 2001 + A2: 2003
EN 61000-3-2: Harmonic Current Emissions
EN 61000-3-3: Voltage Fluctuations and
EN 61000-4-2: ESD
EN 61000-4-3: Radiated Immunity
EN 61000-4-4: EFT
EN 61000-4-5: Surge
EN 61000-4-6: Low Frequency Conducted
All components are RoHS compliant

Product Safety, EMC and Environmental Datasheets
Dell Regulatory Compliance 
Dell and the Environment

Environmental Operating Conditions

Power supply:
100–240 VAC 50/60 Hz

Max. thermal output:
955.36 BTU/h

Max. current draw per system:
2 A at 100/120 VAC, 1 A at 200/240 VAC

Max. power consumption:
123 Watts

ISO 7779 A-weighted sound pressure level:
59.6 dBA at 73.4°F (23°C)

Operating temperature:
32° to 104°F (0° to 40°C)

Operating humidity:
10 to 85% (RH), non-condensing

Max. non-operating specifications:
Storage temperature: –40° to 158°F (–40° to 70°C)
Storage humidity: 5 to 95% (RH), non-condensing

Drivers, Manuals & Support

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