Cisco Nexus 1000V Command Reference, Release 4.0(4)SV1(1)
V Commands
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V Commands

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V Commands

vem

version 9

vlan

vmware dvs datacenter-name

vmware max-ports

vmware port-group

vmware vc extension-key


V Commands


This chapter describes the Cisco Nexus 1000V commands that begin with the letter V.

vem

To configure a Virtual Ethernet Module (VEM) and enter VEM slot configuration mode, use the vem command. To remove a VEM configuration, use the no form of this command.

vem module-number [- module-number]

no vem module-number [- module-number]

Syntax Description

module-number

Specifies a module number. The range of valid values is 3 to 66.


Defaults

None

Command Modes

Global Configuration (config)

Supported User Roles

network-admin

Command History

Release
Modification

4.0(4)SV1(1)

This command was introduced.


Usage Guidelines

Specify a range of VEMs by using a dash. For example, 3-9 or 20-30.

Examples

This example shows how to create a VEM and enter the VEM slot configuration mode:

n1000v# configure terminal
n1000v(config)# vem 10
n1000v(config-vem-slot)# 

This example shows how to remove a VEM:

n1000v# configure terminal
n1000v(config)# no vem 10
n1000v(config)# 

Related Commands

Command
Description

show module vem

Displays information about the VEM module.


version 9

To designate NetFlow export version 9 in the NetFlow exporter, use the version 9 command. To remove version 9, use the no form of this command.

version 9

no version 9

Syntax Description

This command has no arguments or keywords.

Defaults

None

Command Modes

NetFlow flow exporter (config-flow-exporter)

Supported User Roles

network-admin

Command History

Release
Modification

4.0(4)SV1(1)

This command was introduced.


Usage Guidelines

Examples

This example shows how to configure version 9 for a Netflow flow exporter:

n1000v# config t
n1000v(config)# flow exporter ExportTest
n1000v(config-flow-exporter)# version 9
n1000v(config-flow-exporter-version-9)# 

This example shows how to remove version 9 from the Netflow flow exporter:

n1000v# config t
n1000v(config)# flow exporter ExportTest
n1000v(config-flow-exporter)# version 9
n1000v(config-flow-exporter-version-9)# no version 9
n1000v(config-flow-exporter)#

Related Commands

Command
Description

option exporter-stats timeout

Specifies a timeout resend period for NetFlow flow exporter data.

option interface-table timeout

Specifies a timeout resend period for the NetFlow flow exporter interface table.

template data timeout

Specifies a timeout resend period for NetFlow flow exporter template data.

flow exporter

Creates a Flexible NetFlow flow exporter.

flow record

Creates a Flexible NetFlow flow record.

flow monitor

Creates a Flexible NetFlow flow monitor.

show flow exporter

Displays information about the NetFlow flow exporter.

show flow record

Displays information about NetFlow flow records.

show flow monitor

Displays information about the NetFlow flow monitor.


vlan

To create a VLAN and enter the VLAN configuration mode, use the vlan command. To remove a VLAN, use the no form of this command.

vlan {id | dot1Q tag native}

no vlan {id | dot1Q tag native}

Syntax Description

id

VLAN identification number. The range of valid values is 1 to 4094.

dot1Q tag native

Specifies an IEEE 802.1Q virtual LAN.


Defaults

The default VLAN is VLAN 1.

Command Modes

Global Configuration (config)

Supported User Roles

network-admin

Command History

Release
Modification

4.0(4)SV1(1)

This command was introduced.


Usage Guidelines

Specify a VLAN range by using a dash. For example, 1-9 or 20-30.

Examples

This example shows how to create a VLAN and enter the VLAN configuration mode:

n1000v# configure terminal
n1000v(config)# vlan 10
n1000v(config-vlan)# 

This example shows how to remove a VLAN:

n1000v# configure terminal
n1000v(config)# no vlan 10
n1000v(config)# 

Related Commands

Command
Description

show vlan

Displays VTP VLAN status.


vmware dvs datacenter-name

To create a VMware virtual switch, use the vmware dvs datacenter-name command. To remove the virtual switch, use the no form of this command.

vmware dvs datacenter-name name

no vmware dvs

Syntax Description

name

Switch name.


Defaults

None

Command Modes

SVS connection configuration (config-svs-conn)

Supported User Roles

network-admin

Command History

Release
Modification

4.0(4)SV1(1)

This command was introduced.


Usage Guidelines

To create a virtual switch, you must be in the SVS connection configuration mode. Use the svs connection command to create a connection and enter that mode. The number of SVS connections that can be created is limited to one.

Examples

This example shows how to create a VMware virtual switch:

n1000v# configure terminal
n1000v(config)# svs connect s1
n1000v(config-svs-conn)# vmware dvs datacenter-name dc1
n1000v(config-svs-conn)# 

This example shows how to remove a VMware virtual switch:

n1000v# configure terminal
n1000v(config)# svs connect s1v
n1000v(config-svs-conn)# no vmware dvs datacenter-name dc1
n1000v(config-svs-conn)# 

Related Commands

Command
Description

show svs

Displays SVS information.

show vmware

Displays VMware information.


vmware max-ports

To create the maximum number of ports for the VMware port profile, use the vmware max-ports command. To remove the maximum port configuration, use the no form of this command.

vmware max-ports number

no vmware max-ports number

Syntax Description

number

Specifies the maximum number of ports. The range of valid values is 1 to 1024.


Defaults

32 ports

Command Modes

Port profile configuration (config-port-prof)

Supported User Roles

network-admin

Command History

Release
Modification

4.0(4)SV1(1)

This command was introduced.


Usage Guidelines

To specify the maximum number of VMware ports to configure, you must be in port profile configuration mode.

Examples

This example shows how to set the maximum number of VMware ports in a port profile:

n1000v# configure terminal
n1000v(config)# port-profile testprofile
n1000v(config-port-prof)# vmware max-ports 100
n1000v(config-port-prof)# 

This example shows how to remove the maximum VMware ports configuration:

n1000v# configure terminal
n1000v(config)# port-profile testprofile
n1000v(config-port-prof)# no vmware max-ports 100
n1000v(config-port-prof)# 

Related Commands

Command
Description

show port-profile name

Displays configuration information about a particular port-profile.


vmware port-group

To create a VMware port group, use the vmware port-group command. To remove the VMware port group, use the no form of this command.

vmware port-group name

no vmware port-group name

Syntax Description

name

Specifies the name of the VMware port group.


Defaults

None

Command Modes

Port profile configuration (config-port-prof)

Supported User Roles

network-admin

Command History

Release
Modification

4.0(4)SV1(1)

This command was introduced.


Usage Guidelines

To create the VMware port group, you must be in port profile configuration mode.

Examples

This example shows how to create a VMware port group:

n1000v# configure terminal
n1000v(config)# port-profile testprofile
n1000v(config-port-prof)# vmware port-group testgroup
n1000v(config-port-prof)# 

This example shows how to remove the VMware port group:

n1000v# configure terminal
n1000v(config)# port-profile testprofile
n1000v(config-port-prof)# no vmware port-group testgoup
n1000v(config-port-prof)# 

Related Commands

Command
Description

show port-profile name

Displays configuration information about a particular port-profile.


vmware vc extension-key

To create an extension key, use the vmware vc extension-key command.

vmware vc extension-key key

Syntax Description

key

Extension key number. The range of valid values is 1 to 80.


Defaults

The key does not exist.

Command Modes

Global Configuration (config)

Supported User Roles

network-admin

Command History

Release
Modification

4.0(4)SV1(1)

This command was introduced.


Usage Guidelines

An extension key is used to connect to an instance of Virtual Center.

Examples

This example shows how to create an extension key:

n1000v# configure terminal
n1000v(config)# vmware vc extension-key 10
n1000v(config)# 

Related Commands

Command
Description

show vmware vc extension-key

Displays extension key information.