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Starting And Configuring The Device; Booting The Switch; Initial Configuration - Dell PowerConnect 27xx Systems Getting Started Manual

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Starting and Configuring the Device

management interface. Setup of the management interface is not a requirement if the switch is deployed
as an unmanaged switch. To use the management functions, refer the configuration options and details
in the User's Guide on the enclosed CD. Without specific configuration, the device functions with the
default settings, as described in the User's Guide.
from the Dell Support website at
the Dell Support website at

Booting the Switch

When the device is connected to a power source, the device LEDs glow indicating that power
is being supplied to the device. A power-on self-test (POST) runs every time the device is
initialized and checks hardware components to determine if the device is fully operational
before completely booting. If POST passes successfully, the System and the Power LEDs glow
and a valid executable image is loaded into RAM.
The boot process runs approximately 90 seconds.

Initial Configuration

The PowerConnect device is configured with the pre configured default IP ( and subnet
mask (
The PowerConnect device booted successfully.
To begin using the device, it is advisable to configure the device with the system specific
The IP address to be assigned to the VLAN 1 interface through which the device is to be managed
The IP subnet mask for the network
The default gateway (next hop router) IP address for configuring the default route.
Getting Started Guide
The device is designed to function as an unmanaged switch without any configuration of the
Before proceeding, read the release notes for this product. You can download the release notes
It is recommended that you obtain the most recent revision of the user documentation from
The initial configuration uses the following assumptions:
Obtain the following information from the network administrator before configuring the device:


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