This post will provide step by step difference of Cisco and Dell Layer 3 CLI configuration. The table below shows how both Cisco and Dell Layer 3 Switch configure Layer 2 and Layer 3 VLANs –
As seen from the above configuration, DELL is required to enter into Vlan database for creating the Vlan 100 unlike Cisco where we can directly issue Vlan 100 under config mode.
Also, prerequisite for Cisco and DELL L3 Switch to perform routing is to configure “IP Routing” in configuration mode.
For clarity of information , some of well known layer 3 switch each of Dell and cisco include –
Dell = N2000,N3000,N4000
Cisco = 3850X,4500x,3560