Cisco ASR 1000 Series Aggregation Services Routers Release Notes
Release 3.9S Features and Important Notes
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New Features in and Important Notes About Cisco ASR 1000 Series Aggregation Services Routers Release 3.9S

New and Changed Information

New Software Features in Cisco ASR 1000 Series Aggregation Services Routers Release 3.9.2S

SFR Counter Support

New Software Features in Cisco ASR 1000 Series Aggregation Services Routers Release 3.9.1S

SP WiFi: Integrated Ethernet over GRE Support

New Software Features in Cisco ASR 1000 Series Aggregation Services Routers Release 3.9.0S

ALG/AIC Serviceability

AppNav-XE

AVC—Enhanced Connection/Transaction Metrics

AVC—Monitoring QoS Metrics

AVC—Enforcement of NBAR Advanced Mode

BB/ISG IOSXE Serviceability Enhancement

BFD Support for Multicast (PIM)

BGP—IPv6 NSR

BGP—Local-AS Allow-Policy

BGP—RT or VPN-ID Attribute Rewrite Wildcard

BGP—VRF Aware Conditional Advertisement

EIGRP Debug for EVN

EIGRP Support for 6PE/6VPE

Flexible NetFlow—Permanent Cache

Flexible NetFlow—MPLS Support

GTP v2 Support

IPSec Serviceability Debug

IPv6 Destination Guard

IPv6 Neighbor Discovery Multicast Suppress

IPv6—RIPng VRF Aware Support

IP SLA - Service Performance Testing Infrastructure

IPv6 Snooping

IPv6 Source or Prefix Guard

IPv6—Unicast Router Advertisement Support

L2VPN Protocol Base CLIs

Layer 2 Local Switching—ATM to Ethernet

LISP Host Mobility Extended Subnet

LISP Host Mobility Across Subnet

LISP—SHA-2 Support for Site Registration

mDNS for kWAAS

MediaTrace 3.0—MIB, IPv6, MIB Profiles and Reverse MediaTrace

MPLS—TP: Linear Protection or PSC support

NAT—Paired Address Pooling Support

Network-Based Recording Using Cisco UBE

NSR—LDP Support

OTV Adjacency Server

Parent Level Overhead Accounting

PMIP Mobility—3G Mobility Anchor

PPTP ALG for PAT Support

RaBaPol Shorten Policy Map Names

Radius Event Timestamp Attribute Support

Recursive Static Route

Scale up to 128K for Bridge Domain Mac Address

Simple Network Time ProtocolV4 (SNTPV4)

SP or WiFi: iWAG Access Tunnels: PMIPv6 LMA (128k tunnels)

Storm Control for Broadcast or Unknown Unicast or Multicast For EVC Ports in ASR1K

Unidirectional Link Detection Protocol (UDLD) on ASR 1000

ZBFW Serviceability Phase-1

Important Notes

End-of-Sale and End-of-Life of the Cisco Traditional NetFlow Feature

Deferrals

Field Notices and Bulletins

Important Notes About Cisco ASR 1000 Series Aggregation Services Routers Release 3.9S

New Features in and Important Notes About Cisco ASR 1000 Series Aggregation Services Routers Release 3.9S

This chapter provides information about the new features introduced in Cisco ASR 1000 Series Aggregation Services Routers Release 3.9S. In addition, important notes about this release are also included.

This chapter contains the following sections:

New and Changed Information

The following sections list the new hardware and software features that are supported by the Cisco ASR 1000 Series Routers for Cisco IOS XE Release 3.9S:

New Software Features in Cisco ASR 1000 Series Aggregation Services Routers Release 3.9.2S

The following are the new software features introduced in Cisco ASR 1000 Series Aggregation Services Routers Release 3.9.2S.

SFR Counter Support

Added support for collecting total L3 packets and total L3 bytes sent by client or server.

For detailed information, see the following Cisco document:

http://www.cisco.com/en/US/docs/routers/access/ISRG2/AVC/api/guide/AVC_Metric_Definition_Guide.html

New Software Features in Cisco ASR 1000 Series Aggregation Services Routers Release 3.9.1S

The following are the new software features introduced in Cisco ASR 1000 Series Aggregation Services Routers Release 3.9.1S.

SP WiFi: Integrated Ethernet over GRE Support

For detailed information, see the following Cisco document:

http://www.cisco.com/en/US/docs/routers/asr1000/configuration/guide/chassis/EoGRE.html

New Software Features in Cisco ASR 1000 Series Aggregation Services Routers Release 3.9.0S

The following are the new software features introduced in Cisco ASR 1000 Series Aggregation Services Routers Release 3.9.0S.

ALG/AIC Serviceability

The ALG-AIC Serviceability feature performs packet filtering. When a packet matches the configured filters, debug messages are logged. The ALG-AIC Serviceability feature provides the following functions:

  • Debugs a single traffic flow.
  • Enables debug logs for specific application layer gateways (ALGs) and application inspection and control (AIC) policies.

The following commands were introduced or modified for the ALG-AIC Serviceability feature:

  • show platform hardware qfp feature alg
  • show platform hardware qfp feature td
  • show tech-support alg

AppNav-XE

For detailed information, see the following Cisco document:

http://www.cisco.com/en/US/partner/docs/routers/access/4400/appnav/csr-asr/apnAVCsr.html

AVC—Enhanced Connection/Transaction Metrics

For detailed information, see the following Cisco document:

http://www.cisco.com/en/US/docs/ios/solutions_docs/AVC/ios_xe3_9/AVC_soln_guide_iosxe3_9.html

AVC—Monitoring QoS Metrics

For detailed information, see the following Cisco document:

http://www.cisco.com/en/US/docs/ios/solutions_docs/AVC/ios_xe3_9/AVC_soln_guide_iosxe3_9.html

AVC—Enforcement of NBAR Advanced Mode


Note Beginning with the IOS XE 3.9 release, using NBAR advanced mode requires a license for AVC functionality. License details vary according to router model.


For detailed information, see the following Cisco document:

http://www.cisco.com/en/US/docs/ios/solutions_docs/AVC/ios_xe3_9/AVC_soln_guide_iosxe3_9.html

BB/ISG IOSXE Serviceability Enhancement

For detailed information, see the following Cisco document:

http://www.cisco.com/en/US/docs/ios-xml/ios/isg/command/isg_m1.html#wp3145726977

EIGRP Debug for EVN

For detailed information, see the following Cisco document:

http://www.cisco.com/en/US/docs/ios-xml/ios/evn/configuration/xe-3s/evn-mgt-ts.html

Flexible NetFlow—Permanent Cache

For detailed information, see the following Cisco document:

http://www.cisco.com/en/US/docs/ios/fnetflow/configuration/guide/fnetflow_overview.html

Flexible NetFlow—MPLS Support

For detailed information, see the following Cisco document:

http://www.cisco.com/en/US/docs/ios-xml/ios/fnetflow/configuration/xe-3s/fnf-mpls-support.html

GTP v2 Support

For detailed information, see the following Cisco document:

http://www.cisco.com/en/US/docs/ios-xml/ios/sec_data_zbf/configuration/xe-3s/sec-data-zbf-gtpv2.html

IPSec Serviceability Debug

The IPSec Serviceability Debug feature enhances Cisco IOS XE software by improving the following areas:
Packet tracing—Traces a packet through the data path and identifies the area where and why a packet was dropped.
show commands—Provides accurate and relevant information in the command output. Cisco IOS XE software provide an easy means to locate feature specific commands.
debug commands—Provides better control plane and data plane debugging.
System trace files—Provides ability to log structured messages.

For more information on show commands, refer to the Cisco IOS Security Command Reference: Commands S to Z ( http://www.cisco.com/en/US/docs/ios-xml/ios/security/s1/sec-s1-cr-book.html ).

For more information on debug commands, refer to the Cisco IOS Debug Command Reference - Commands I through L ( http://www.cisco.com/en/US/docs/ios-xml/ios/debug/command/i1/db-i1-cr-book.html ).

IP SLA - Service Performance Testing Infrastructure

For detailed information, see the following Cisco document:

http://www.cisco.com/en/US/docs/ios-xml/ios/ipsla/configuration/15-s/sla_y1564.html

IPv6 Source or Prefix Guard

For detailed information, see the following Cisco document:

http://www.cisco.com/en/US/docs/ios-xml/ios/ipv6_fhsec/configuration/xe-3s/ip6-src-guard.html

IPv6—Unicast Router Advertisement Support

For detailed information, see the following Cisco document:

http://www.cisco.com/en/US/docs/ios-xml/ios/isg/configuration/xe-3s/isg-ipv6-unicast-ra.html

Layer 2 Local Switching—ATM to Ethernet

For detailed information, see the following Cisco documents:

http://www.cisco.com/en/US/docs/ios/12_0s/feature/guide/fslocal.html

LISP Host Mobility Across Subnet

For detailed information, see the following Cisco document:

http://www.cisco.com/en/US/docs/ios-xml/ios/iproute_lisp/configuration/xe-3s/irl-host-mob.html

mDNS for kWAAS

For detailed information, see the following Cisco documents:

http://www.cisco.com/en/US/docs/ios-xml/ios/wan_waas/configuration/xe-3s/wan-waas-mdns-kwaas.html

MediaTrace 3.0—MIB, IPv6, MIB Profiles and Reverse MediaTrace

For detailed information, see the following Cisco documents:

http://www.cisco.com/en/US/docs/ios-xml/ios/media_monitoring/configuration/15-mt/mm-mediatrace.html

MPLS—TP: Linear Protection or PSC support

For detailed information, see the following Cisco document:

http://www.cisco.com/en/US/docs/ios-xml/ios/mp_basic/configuration/xe-3s/asr903/mp-basic-xe-3s-asr903-book.html

Network-Based Recording Using Cisco UBE

For detailed information, see the following Cisco document:

http://www.cisco.com/en/US/docs/ios-xml/ios/voice/cube_proto/configuration/xe-3s/voi-ntwk-based.html

OTV Adjacency Server

For detailed information, see the following Cisco document:

http://www.cisco.com/en/US/docs/ios-xml/ios/wan_otv/configuration/xe-3s/wan-otv-adj-server.html

PMIP Mobility—3G Mobility Anchor

For detailed information, see the following Cisco documents:

http://www.cisco.com/en/US/docs/ios-xml/ios/mob_pmipv6/configuration/xe-3s/imo-pmipv6-3gma-support.html

RaBaPol Shorten Policy Map Names

For detailed information, see the following Cisco documents:

http://www.cisco.com/en/US/docs/ios-xml/ios/isg/command/isg_m1.html

Scale up to 128K for Bridge Domain Mac Address

For detailed information, see the following Cisco document:

http://www.cisco.com/en/US/partner/docs/ios-xml/ios/cether/configuration/xe-3s/ce-mac-addlmt-bdsin.html

Simple Network Time ProtocolV4 (SNTPV4)

For detailed information, see the following Cisco document:

http://www.cisco.com/en/US/docs/ios-xml/ios/bsm/configuration/15-s/bsm-sntpv4.html

SP or WiFi: iWAG Access Tunnels: PMIPv6 LMA (128k tunnels)

For detailed information, see the following Cisco document:

http://www.cisco.com/en/US/docs/routers/asr1000/configuration/guide/chassis/iwag_asr1k.html

Storm Control for Broadcast or Unknown Unicast or Multicast For EVC Ports in ASR1K

For detailed information, see the following Cisco document:

http://www.cisco.com/en/US/docs/ios-xml/ios/mpls/command/mp-cr-book.html

Unidirectional Link Detection Protocol (UDLD) on ASR 1000

For detailed information, see the following Cisco document:

http://www.cisco.com/en/US/docs/routers/asr1000/configuration/guide/chassis/udld_on_asr1k.html

ZBFW Serviceability Phase-1

The zone-Based Firewall Serviceability feature provides granular drop counters:

Prior to the introduction of the granular drop counters, only a globaldrop count was available. The granular drop counter provides more information about the reasons for packet drops, than the global drop count. See the show platform hardware qfp feature firewall drop command for more information about firewall drop counters.

The following commands were introduced or modified by this feature:

  • show platform hardware qfp feature firewall
  • show platform hardware qfp active feature firewall datapath
  • show platform hardware qfp active feature firewall drop
  • show platform software firewall
  • show policy-firewall stats global
  • show tech-support firewall

Important Notes

The following sections contain important notes about Cisco ASR 1000 Series Aggregation Services Routers Release 3.9S.

End-of-Sale and End-of-Life of the Cisco Traditional NetFlow Feature

Cisco announces the end-of-sale and end-of-life of the Cisco Traditional NetFlow (TNF) Feature on the Cisco ASR1000 platform. Cisco will not have any future development, CLI support, TAC support, and documentation pertaining to the Cisco TNF feature beyond Cisco IOS XE Software Release 3.10.

Customers with the Cisco TNF feature on the Cisco ASR1000 platform are encouraged to migrate to the Cisco Flexible NetFlow (FNF) feature on the Cisco ASR1000 platform.

For details on transition to Cisco FNF, see the Migrating from Traditional to Flexible NetFlow white paper:

http://www.cisco.com/en/US/prod/collateral/iosswrel/ps6537/ps6555/ps6601/ps6965/white_paper_c11-545581.html

Deferrals

Cisco IOS software images are subject to deferral. We recommend that you view the deferral notices at the following location to determine whether your software release is affected:

http://www.cisco.com/en/US/products/products_security_advisories_listing.html

Field Notices and Bulletins

  • Field Notices—We recommend that you view the field notices for Release 3.9S to determine whether your software or hardware platforms are affected. You can find the field notices at the following location:

http://www.cisco.com/en/US/support/tsd_products_field_notice_summary.html

  • Bulletins—You can find bulletins at the following location:

http://www.cisco.com/en/US/products/sw/iosswrel/ps5012/prod_literature.html

Important Notes About Cisco ASR 1000 Series Aggregation Services Routers Release 3.9S

There are no important notes specific to Cisco ASR 1000 Series Aggregation Services Routers Release 3.9S.