Cisco Nexus 7000 Series Connectivity Management Processor Configuration Guide
Preface
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Preface

Table Of Contents

Preface

Audience

Organization

Document Conventions

Related Documentation

Hardware Documents

Software Documents

Obtaining Documentation and Submitting a Service Request


Preface


This preface describes the audience, organization, and conventions of the Cisco Nexus 7000 Series Connectivity Management Processor Configuration Guide. It also provides information on how to obtain related documentation.

This preface includes the following sections:

Audience

Organization

Document Conventions

Related Documentation

Obtaining Documentation and Submitting a Service Request

Audience

This guide is for experienced network system administrators who configure and maintain Nexus 7000 Series switches.

Organization

This document is organized as follows:

Chapter
Description

Chapter 1 "Overview"

Describes the Connectivity Management Processor.

Chapter 2 "Connecting, Configuring, and Upgrading the CMP"

Explains how to connect the CMP to the network, how to configure the CMP, and how to upgrade the CMP software image.

Chapter 3 "Using the CMP"

Explains how to use the CMP to monitor the CP and system, how to use the CMP to reboot the CP or system, and how to use the CP to reboot the CMP.


Document Conventions

Command descriptions use these conventions:

Convention
Description

boldface font

Commands and keywords are in boldface.

italic font

Arguments for which you supply values are in italics.

[ ]

Elements in square brackets are optional.

[ x | y | z ]

Optional alternative keywords are grouped in brackets and 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 that the switch 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:


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


Related Documentation

This section includes the following topics:

Hardware Documents

Software Documents

Hardware Documents

Cisco Nexus 7000 Series documentation includes the following documents:

Cisco Nexus 7000 Series Site Preparation Guide

Cisco Nexus 7000 Series Hardware Installation and Reference Guide

Cisco Nexus 7000 Series Regulatory Compliance and Safety Information

Cisco Nexus 7000 Series Connectivity Management Processor Configuration Guide

Software Documents

The Cisco Nexus 7000 Series switches ship with the Cisco NX-OS software. You can find software documentation for the Cisco NX-OS software at the following URL:

http://www.cisco.com/en/US/products/ps9402/tsd_products_support_series_home.html

The Cisco Datacenter Network Manager (DCNM) supports the Cisco Nexus 7000 Series. You can find documentation for DCNM at the following URL:

http://www.cisco.com/en/US/products/ps9369/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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