Tag: nexus 5000

Nexus 5000 and Nexus 2000 Series Twinax Cables Certification Matrix

If you are going to use Twinax cables with your Nexus 5000 series switches or Nexus 2000 series FEXes you can check the certification matrix here: http://www.cisco.com/en/US/prod/collateral/switches/ps9441/ps10110/data_sheet_c78-568589_ps9670_Products_Data_Sheet.html As a bonus sector, data sheet for the 10G SFP+ modules is found in http://www.cisco.com/en/US/prod/collateral/modules/ps5455/data_sheet_c78-455693.html.

FEX Pre-provisioning

Today, in the highlight: FEX pre-provisioning. What is a FEX? It is Fabric Extender, a “remote line card” used in Cisco Nexus series switches. It is managed through its parent switch (like Nexus 5000 or Nexus 7000) but looks externally like a traditional data center access switch. In some cases you would like to configure […]

Dual-layer vPC on Nexus 5000

Doing some googling for the coming NX-OS 5.1(3)N1(1) for Nexus 5000 I found this: Cisco NX-OS Software Release 5.1(3)N1(1) for Cisco Nexus 5000 Series Switches and 2000 Series Fabric Extenders: https://www.cisco.com/en/US/prod/collateral/switches/ps9441/ps9670/product_bulletin_c25-686744.pdf Update: The same document in HTML: http://www.cisco.com/en/US/prod/collateral/switches/ps9441/ps9670/product_bulletin_c25-686744.html Yes there are the goodies like FabricPath and Adapter FEX and PTP, but who cares about those […]