If you are installing a
the stack before powering up and configuring it. When a stack is powered up for
the first time, the switches elect a Master Switch, which may occupy any
location in the stack. Connect the terminal to the Master Switch. If you connect
the terminal to a subordinate switch, you will not be able to use the CLI.
The Dell M1000e Server Chassis includes a console redirect feature that
allows you to manage each PCM6220, PCM6348, PCM8024, and
PCM8024-k module from a single serial connection to the chassis. For more
information about console redirect, see the
When you use console redirect to access a module, the external console
port on that module is inactive and any current console sessions are terminated.
Out-of-Band Management Port
Each PowerConnect M6220/M6348/M8024/M8024-k switch provides an
internal Ethernet interface—the out-of-band (OOB) interface—which is
dedicated to switch management. The OOB interface is connected to the
chassis management controller through the chassis mid-plane. Traffic on this
port is segregated from operational network traffic on the switch ports and
cannot be switched or routed to the operational network.
of switches, you need to assemble and cable
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