These notes summarizes PICOS 3.6 new features, new hardware, known bugs, and bug fixes. Best practices recommend that you read all the content before upgrading to this release. For more detailed feature information, refer to the configuration guides.
PICOS 184.108.40.206 is the recommended release to use with Dell N3000 Series platforms.
New Software Features
Layer 2 and Layer 3
Show System service-tag
Refactor the Output of "run show lldp neighbor"
Support MIB SNMP-USER-BASED-SM-MIB
Configure VXLAN via OVSDB
Dynamical VLAN Overrides Voice VLAN
|11976||3.6.2||Show DACL Counters |
Allow user to show the counter of downloadable/dynamic NAC ACLs.
|10437||3.6.2||RADIUS Accounting for 802.1x and MAB |
PICOS switch sends start/stop accounting message to RADIUS server for supplicant's 802.1x/MAB authentication session.
|12132||3.6.2||Response to session-timeout Attribute |
If the returned access-accept RADIUS message has attribute session-timeout after MAB/802.1x authentication, the authenticated session will be expired after a period of session-timeout and start a new authentication process.
|12209||3.6.2||Open Authentication |
If the client device is not authenticated via 802.1x or MAB, DHCP packets are allowed to pass through the switch.
Save License and Login Password on N30XX and N31XX
The installed license and the password of first login will not be lost after rebooting.
|12129||3.6.2||Use Space Key to Terminate Countdown |
Due to upgrade2 process, will enter 10 seconds countdown before rebooting the system. User can only press space key instead of any key to end the countdown and abort the upgrade process.
Port S5224F & S5296F
|11593||3.6.2||Support N3248P-ON |
Dell N3248P-ON has 48x1G Cu ports including 802.3at Type-2 30W PoE and 4x10G SFP+ ports and 2x100G QSFP28 stacking ports in the rear.
|12019||3.6.2|| Support N3224PX-ON |
Dell N3224PX-ON has 24x10G Cu ports including 802.3bt Type-4 99W PoE and 4x25G SFP28 ports and 2x100G QSFP28 stacking ports in the rear.
Crash Does Not Save Core Dump File
Layer 2 and Layer 3 Features
Port Goes Down When Enable Loopback on It
Under crossflow mode, configure loopback to a crossflow port which is added to OVS. The port will goes down if restart PICOS.
Allow "#" to be Included Shared Key
Speed Setting on SFP28 Ports in a Quad-SerDes Core
|12216||3.6.2||Cannot Ping the Peer MLAG Spine Switch |
Via an extra L3 link, a 2 MLAG spine switches can ping to each other.
|11308||3.6.2||Only Valid OID can be Configured to MIB View |
The configuration checking is added to make sure that only valid available OIDs can be configured to the views with respect to SNMPv3.
|11920||3.6.2||Send out LLDP with Power-Via-MDI TLV for Power Negotiation if PoE is Enabled |
It's not all PDs (Powered Device) that send out LLDP with power-Via-MDI TLV initially when they request extra power via power negotiation. So the PICOS switch will send out LLDP with power-Via-MDI TLV initially if PoE is enabled on the specific port.
|12293||220.127.116.11||Get "run show running-config|display set" Back |
This command is removed in 3.6.2. Get it back in 18.104.22.168.
|12329||22.214.171.124||DOT1X Authentication Failed When Configure Two Reachable Servers |
The client will fail to be authenticated if multiple configured RADIUS servers are reachable.
|12194||3.6.2||Maximum PoE Available Power on N3248PXE-ON |
the maximum PoE power is defined by PB (power bank) and high-line/low-line of the AC (Alternating Current). Aggressive/Redundancy mode is removed because it is not compatible with this policy of PoE power allocation.