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Cisco Prime Network Analysis Module (NAM) gives network administrators a holistic view of how the network is performing and how users are experiencing the delivery of applications and services. Comprehensive visibility helps you to:
- Interactive dashboards with purpose-designed workflows, contextual navigation, and one-click captures
- Comprehensive traffic statistics and application and voice/video performance metrics
- Visibility into overlay networks such as OTV, LISP, and VXLAN
- Detailed troubleshooting with insightful packet captures, advanced filters, and error scan
- Centralized management with Cisco Prime Infrastructure
For compatibility and device support details, see the NAM Compatibility Matrix . For more information about Prime NAM features for specific platforms, see the product data sheets available on Cisco.com .
For compatibility information on platform hardware and software, managed devices, and other support details, see the NAM Compatibility Matrix . Starting with this release, NAM-1-250S and NAM-2-250S are no longer supported.
- New and Changed Features in Prime NAM Release 6.1
- Supported Upgrade Paths
- Supported Device and Feature Information
- Supported Browsers
For Cisco Prime NAM features and benefits, see the data sheets for your specific platform, on Cisco.com .
For details about how to upgrade Prime NAM, see Upgrading to Cisco Prime NAM . This document contains upgrade commands that work across all supported releases. The information in this document is based on the 6.0(2) upgrade, but is valid for the upgrade to 6.1 for the above supported paths and platforms. Note that starting with this release, the NAM-1-250S and NAM-2-250S are no longer supported.
NoteTo improve the performance of monitoring Data Center protocols such as VxLAN, FabricPath, OTV, LISP, Segment ID, VNTag, and FCoE, we recommend that you upgrade the FPGA image in your Cisco Nexus 7000 Series NAM-NX1. For details on how to upgrade your FPGA image, see To improve the performance of monitoring Data Center protocols such as VxLAN, FabricPath, OTV, LISP, Segment ID, VNTag, and FCoE, we recommend that you upgrade the FPGA image in your Cisco Nexus 7000 Series NAM-NX1. For details on how to upgrade your FPGA image, see FPGA/EPLD Upgrade Note for Cisco Prime NAM-NX1, 6.0.
For supported Cisco devices, see the latest information in the NAM Compatibility Matrix on Cisco.com.
- Encapsulation is limited to first 500 entries. You may be unable to view any context menus from the Encapsulations dashboard if you have more than 500 VLANs or VxLANs or wireless endpoints.
- Report data is incorrect when the default for International Notation has been changed. We recommend that you do not change this administration preference. (CSCuo28432)
- Software filters do not currently work on NBAR application IDs. The “Quick Capture” operation will not capture any packets if any of the packet data includes an NBAR application ID.
For a complete list of known and resolved bugs and enhancements for this release, use the Cisco Bug Search tool.
BST allows partners and customers to search for software bugs based on product, release, and keyword, and aggregates key data such as bug details, product, and version. The service has provision to filter bugs based on credentials to provide external and internal bug views for the search input.
Step 1 Go to http://tools.cisco.com/bugsearch .
Note If you do not have a Cisco.com username and password, you can register for them at http://tools.cisco.com/RPF/register/register.do.
Please see Bug Search Tools & Resources on Cisco.com. For more details on the tool overview and functionalities, check out the help page, located at http://www.cisco.com/web/applicat/cbsshelp/help.html
For a list of accessibility features in Prime NAM Release 6.1, see the Voluntary Product Accessibility Template (VPAT) on the Cisco website, or contact firstname.lastname@example.org .
All product documents are accessible except for images, graphics, and some charts. If you would like to receive the product documentation in audio format, braille, or large print, contact email@example.com.
You can access the following additional Prime NAM guides on Cisco.com. For other documentation related to Prime NAM, see Related Documentation.
NoteWe sometimes update the documentation after original publication. Therefore, you should also review the documentation on Cisco.com for any updates. We sometimes update the documentation after original publication. Therefore, you should also review the documentation on Cisco.com for any updates.
- Cisco Prime NAM Documentation Overview
- Installation and Configuration Guides—All platforms
- Cisco Prime Network Analysis Module User Guide
- Cisco Prime Network Analysis Module Command Reference Guide
- Open Source Used in Cisco Prime Network Analysis Module
- Release Notes for Cisco Prime Network Analysis Module 6.0(2) (this document)
For additional information about other product documentation see the Cisco Prime Network Analysis Module Documentation Overview on Cisco.com. For platform-related software and hardware documentation, see the Related Documentation section in your Cisco NAM installation guides.
For information on obtaining documentation, submitting a service request, and gathering additional information, see the monthly What’s New in Cisco Product Documentation, which also lists all new and revised Cisco technical documentation, at the following URL:
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