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How to configure MTU (Maximum Transmission Unit) for Jumbo Frames on Dell Networking Force10 switches

Summary: How to configure jumbo frames on Dell Switch, How to set up Jumbo frames on Force10, How to configure MTU on Dell Force10 switch

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This article explains how to configure MTU (Maximum Transmission Unit) for Jumbo Frames on Dell Networking Force10 switches.

 

How to configure MTU

 

The MTU is set at the interface level.

 

Command Parameter
FTOS# configure Enter global configuration mode.
FTOS(conf)# interface te 0/1
FTOS(conf)# interface range te 0/1 - 24
Enter the interface or range of interfaces that need the MTU set.
FTOS(conf-if-range-te-0/1-24)# mtu 12000 Set value of MTU. Default is 1554. Value range is from 594 to 12000
Some previous models range from 594 to 9252.
FTOS(conf-if-range-te-0/1-24)# no mtu Returns the specified ports back to the default mtu of 1554.


 

Verify MTU status



FTOS#show interfaces te 0/1
TenGigabitEthernet 0/1 is down, line protocol is down
Hardware is DellEth, address is 00:01:e8:8b:18:bb
Current address is 00:01:e8:8b:18:bb
Pluggable media not present
Interface index is 17368066
Internet address is not set
Mode of IPv4 Address Assignment : NONE
DHCP Client-ID :0001e88b18bb
MTU 12000 bytes, IP MTU 11982 bytes    

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Affected Product

Force10 MXL Blade, Force10 S2410-01-10GE-24P, Force10 S2410-01-10GE-24CP, Force10 S25-01-GE-24P, Force10 S25-01-GE-24T, Force10 S25-01-GE-24V, Force10 S50-01-GE-48T-V, Force10 S50-01-GE-48T, PowerSwitch S4810P, PowerSwitch S5000, Force10 S50PForce10 MXL Blade, Force10 S2410-01-10GE-24P, Force10 S2410-01-10GE-24CP, Force10 S25-01-GE-24P, Force10 S25-01-GE-24T, Force10 S25-01-GE-24V, Force10 S50-01-GE-48T-V, Force10 S50-01-GE-48T, PowerSwitch S4810P, PowerSwitch S5000, Force10 S50P, Force10 S55T, Force10 S60-44T, PowerSwitch S6000, Force10 Z9000, Dell Networking Z9500See more

Last Published Date

21 Feb 2021

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3

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