Command Reference vA5(1.0) and earlier, Cisco ACE Application Control Engine
DCI Configuration Mode Commands
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DCI Configuration Mode Commands

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DCI Configuration Mode Commands

(config-dci) credentials

(config-dci) ip-address


DCI Configuration Mode Commands

Data center interconnect (DCI) configuration mode commands allow you to create the local Nexus device and configure its attributes for the dynamic workload scaling (DWS) feature. To create a local Nexus device and access DCI configuration mode, use the nexus-device command in configuration mode. The CLI prompt changes to (config-dci). For information about the commands in DCI configuration mode, see the commands in this section.

Use the no form of this command to remove the Nexus device from the configuration.

nexus-device name

no nexus-device name

Syntax Description

name

Identifier of the local Nexus device. Enter an unquoted text string with no spaces and a maximum of 64 alphanumeric characters.


Command Modes

Configuration mode

Admin context only

Command History

ACE Module/Appliance Release
Modification

A4(2.0)

This command was introduced.


Usage Guidelines

All commands in this mode require the Admin user role. For details about role-based access control (RBAC) and user roles, see the Virtualization Guide, Cisco ACE Application Control Engine.

Examples

To create a Nexus device named DCI_DEVICE1 and access DCI configuration mode, enter:

host1/Admin(config)# nexus-device DCI_DEVICE1
host1/Admin(config-dci)#
 
   

To delete the DCI_DEVICE1 domain, enter:

host1/Admin(config)# no nexus-device DCI_DEVICE1

Related Commands

show nexus-device
(config-dci) credentials
(config-dci) ip-address

(config-dci) credentials

To configure the login credentials that the ACE uses to access the local Nexus device (Nexus 7000 series switch) in a DWS configuration, use the credentials command. Use the no form of this command to remove the login credentials of the local Nexus device from the ACE configuration.

credentials {username} {[encrypted] password}

no credentials {username} {[encrypted] password}

Syntax Description

username

Username that the ACE uses to log in to the local Nexus device. Enter an unquoted text string with no spaces and a maximum of 64 alphanumeric characters.

encrypted

(Optional) Specifies that the ACE encrypts the local Nexus device password.

password

Password that the ACE uses to access the local Nexus device. Enter an unquoted text string with no spaces and a maximum of 64 alphanumeric characters. The password will not appear in the output of the show running-config command.


Command Modes

DCI configuration mode

Admin context only

Command History

ACE Module/Appliance Release
Modification

A4(2.0)

This command was introduced.


Usage Guidelines

This command requires the Admin user role. For details about role-based access control (RBAC) and user roles, see the Virtualization Guide, Cisco ACE Application Control Engine.

You must have either the vdc-admin or the network-admin user role on the Nexus 7000 to receive the Nexus 7000 output for the VM location information in XML format.

Examples

To configure the credentials, enter the following command:

host1/Admin(config-dci)# credentials admin encrypted mydcipassphrase
 
   

To remove the credentials of the Nexus device from the ACE configuration, enter the following command:

host1/Admin(config-dci)# no credentials admin encrypted mydcipassphrase

Related Commands

show nexus-device
(config-dci) ip-address

(config-dci) ip-address

To configure the IP address of the local Nexus device (Nexus 7000 series switch) in a DWS configuration, use the ip-address command. Use the no form of this command to remove the IP address of the local Nexus device from the ACE configuration.

ip-address ip_address

no ip-address ip_address

Syntax Description

ip_address

Specifies the IP address of the local Nexus device.


Command Modes

DCI configuration mode

Admin context only

Command History

ACE Module/Appliance Release
Modification

A4(2.0)

This command was introduced.


Usage Guidelines

This command requires the Admin user role. For details about role-based access control (RBAC) and user roles, see the Virtualization Guide, Cisco ACE Application Control Engine.

The IP address specified with this command is the IP address of the management interface of either the default VDC or the VDC in which the OTV configuration is deployed on the Nexus 7000 series switch.

Examples

To configure the IP address of the Nexus device, enter:

host1/Admin(config-dci)# ip-address 192.168.12.15

Related Commands

show nexus-device
(config-dci) credentials