Cisco Nexus 1000V Security Configuration Guide, Release 4.0(4)SV1(1)
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Preface

Table Of Contents

Preface

Audience

Document Organization

Document Conventions

Related Documentation


Preface


This document, Cisco Nexus 1000V Security Configuration Guide, Release 4.0(4)SV1(1), provides procedures for configuring security on the Cisco Nexus 1000V.

This preface includes the following topics:

Audience

Document Organization

Document Conventions

Related Documentation

Audience

This guide is for experienced network system users.

Document Organization

This document is organized into the following chapters:

Chapter and Title
Description

Chapter 1 "Security Overview"

Describes the Nexus 1000V security features.

Chapter 2 "Managing User Accounts"

Describes how to configure user accounts.

Chapter 3 "Configuring AAA"

Describes how to configure AAA .

Chapter 4 "Configuring RADIUS"

Describes how to configure RADIUS.

Chapter 5 "Configuring TACACS+"

Describes how to configure TACACS+.

Chapter 6 "Configuring SSH"

Describes how to configure SSH.

Chapter 7 "Configuring Telnet"

Describes how to configure Telnet.

Chapter 8 "Configuring an IP ACL"

Describes how to filter traffic using IP ACLs.

Chapter 9 "Configuring a MAC ACL"

Describes how to filter traffic using MAC ACLs.

Chapter 10 "Configuring Port Security"

Describes how to configure port security.

Chapter 11 "Security Configuration Limits"

Lists the configuration limits for security features.


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

Cisco Nexus 1000V includes the following documents available on Cisco.com:

General Information

Cisco Nexus 1000V Release Notes, Release 4.0(4)SV1(1)

Cisco Nexus 1000V and VMware Compatibility Information, Release 4.0(4)SV1(1)

Install and Upgrade

Cisco Nexus 1000V Software Installation Guide, Release 4.0(4)SV1(1)

Cisco Nexus 1000V Virtual Ethernet Module Software Installation Guide, Release 4.0(4)SV1(1)

Configuration Guides

Cisco Nexus 1000V License Configuration Guide, Release 4.0(4)SV1(1)

Cisco Nexus 1000V Getting Started Guide, Release 4.0(4)SV1(1)

Cisco Nexus 1000V Interface Configuration Guide, Release 4.0(4)SV1(1)

Cisco Nexus 1000V Layer 2 Switching Configuration Guide, Release 4.0(4)SV1(1)

Cisco Nexus 1000V Port Profile Configuration Guide, Release 4.0(4)SV1(1)

Cisco Nexus 1000V Quality of Service Configuration Guide, Release 4.0(4)SV1(1)

Cisco Nexus 1000V Security Configuration Guide, Release 4.0(4)SV1(1)

Cisco Nexus 1000V System Management Configuration Guide, Release 4.0(4)SV1(1)

Cisco Nexus 1000V High Availability and Redundancy Reference, Release 4.0(4)SV1(1)

Reference Guides

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

Cisco Nexus 1000V MIB Quick Reference

Troubleshooting and Alerts

Cisco Nexus 1000V Troubleshooting Guide, Release 4.0(4)SV1(1)

Cisco Nexus 1000V Password Recovery Guide

Cisco NX-OS System Messages Reference