Cisco Virtual Network Management Center CLI Configuration Guide, Release 2.0
Preface
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Preface

Table Of Contents

Preface

Audience

Document Organization

Document Conventions

Related Documentation

Cisco Virtual Network Management Center Documentation

Cisco Virtual Security Gateway Documentation

Cisco Nexus 1000V Series Switch Documentation

Cisco ASA 1000V Documentation

Obtaining Documentation and Submitting a Service Request


Preface


The Cisco Virtual Network Management Center 2.0 CLI Configuration Guide provides procedures for configuring Cisco Virtual Network Management Center (VNMC).

This preface includes the following topics:

Audience

Document Organization

Document Conventions

Related Documentation

Obtaining Documentation and Submitting a Service Request

Audience

This guide is for network administrators with the following experience and knowledge:

VMware vCenter

VMware vSphere

VMware ESX and ESXi

An understanding of virtualization

Virtual machines


Note Knowledge of the VMware vNetwork Distributed Switch is not required.


Document Organization

This document is organized into the following chapters:

Chapter and Title
Description

Chapter 1 "Overview"

Provides an overview of VNMC and the VNMC CLI.

Chapter 2 "Managing VNMC"

Provides procedures for managing VNMC.

Chapter 3 "Managing File Backups and Management Data Exports and Imports"

Provides procedures for managing file backups, exports, and imports.

Chapter 4 "Managing Logs, Events and Faults"

Provides procedures for managing log, events an faults.

Chapter 5 "Managing the Device Profile"

Provides procedures for managing the device profile.

Chapter 6 "Managing Policies"

Provides procedures for managing policies.

Chapter 7 "Setting Attributes for Core File, Fault, and Log Policies"

Provides procedures for setting attributes for core file, fault, and log policies.

Chapter 8 "Setting Attributes for Syslog Policies"

Provides procedures for setting attributes for core syslog policies


Document Conventions

Command descriptions use these conventions:

boldface font

Commands and keywords are in boldface.

italic font

Arguments for which you supply values are in italics.

{ }

Elements in braces are required choices.

[ ]

Elements in square brackets are optional.

x | y | z

Alternative, mutually exclusive elements are separated by vertical bars.

string

A nonquoted set of characters. Do not use quotation marks around the string or the string will include the quotation marks.


Screen examples use these conventions:

screen font

Terminal sessions and information the device displays are in screen font.

boldface screen font

Information you must enter is in boldface screen font.

italic screen font

Arguments for which you supply values are in italic screen font.

< >

Nonprinting characters, such as passwords, are in angle brackets.

[ ]

Default responses to system prompts are in square brackets.

!, #

An exclamation point (!) or a pound sign (#) at the beginning of a line of code indicates a comment line.


This document uses the following conventions for notes and cautions:


Note Means reader take note. Notes contain helpful suggestions or references to material not covered in the manual.



Caution Means reader be careful. In this situation, you might do something that could result in equipment damage or loss of data.

Related Documentation

This section contains information about the documentation available for Cisco Virtual Network Management Center and related products.

This section includes the following topics:

Cisco Virtual Network Management Center Documentation

Cisco Virtual Security Gateway Documentation

Cisco Nexus 1000V Series Switch Documentation

Cisco ASA 1000V Documentation

Cisco Virtual Network Management Center Documentation

The following Cisco Virtual Network Management Center documents are available on Cisco.com at the following URL:

http://www.cisco.com/en/US/products/ps11213/tsd_products_support_series_home.html

Cisco Virtual Network Management Center 2.0 Documentation Overview

Cisco Virtual Network Management Center 2.0 CLI Configuration Guide

Cisco Virtual Network Management Center 2.0 GUI Configuration Guide

Cisco Virtual Network Management Center 2.0 Quick Start Guide

Cisco Virtual Network Management Center 2.0 Release Notes

Cisco Virtual Network Management Center 2.0 XML API Reference Guide

Open Source Used in Cisco Virtual Network Management Center 2.0

Cisco Virtual Security Gateway Documentation

The following Cisco Virtual Security Gateway for the Nexus 1000V Series Switch documents are available on Cisco.com at the following URL:

http://www.cisco.com/en/US/products/ps11208/tsd_products_support_model_home.html

Cisco Nexus 1000V Series Switch Documentation

The Cisco Nexus 1000V Series switch documentation is available at the following URL:

http://www.cisco.com/en/US/products/ps9902/tsd_products_support_series_home.html

Cisco ASA 1000V Documentation

The Cisco Adaptive Security Appliance (ASA) documentation is available at the following URL:

http://www.cisco.com/en/US/products/ps12233/tsd_products_support_series_home.html

Obtaining Documentation and Submitting a Service Request

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:

http://www.cisco.com/en/US/docs/general/whatsnew/whatsnew.html

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