Cisco Nexus 1010 Software Configuration Guide, Release 4.2(1)SP1(3)
Configuring the Uplinks
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Configuring the Uplinks

Table Of Contents

Configuring the Uplinks

Guidelines and Limitations

Modifying the Uplink Type

Verifying the Uplink Configuration

Additional References

Related Documents

Standards

MIBs

RFCs

Feature History for Uplink


Configuring the Uplinks


This chapter describes how to configure the uplink type and includes the following sections:

Guidelines and Limitations

Modifying the Uplink Type

Verifying the Uplink Configuration

Additional References

Feature History for Uplink

Guidelines and Limitations

Follow these guidelines and limitations when configuring the Cisco Nexus 1010:

A change to the uplink type does not take effect until you reload the software.

Use Table 4-1 when modifying the uplink type.

Table 4-1 Uplink Usage 

Uplink Type
Usage

1

When only the Cisco Nexus 1000V VSM is installed.

2

When only NAM is installed.

3

When the management and data traffic upstream must be separated.

4

When the management and data traffic upstream must be separated and control and data traffic must also be separated.


Modifying the Uplink Type

Use this procedure to modify the uplink type on an operational Cisco Nexus 1010.

BEFORE YOU BEGIN

Before beginning this procedure, you must know or do the following:

You are logged in to the CLI in EXEC mode.

You must reload the Cisco Nexus 1010 pair in order to activate the changes made in this procedure. This procedure includes a step for reloading.


Caution To prevent loss of connectivity, you must reconfigure the uplink switches to correspond with the change made in this procedure.

The following are supported uplink types and the ports that carry each type of VLAN traffic.

Table 4-2 Uplink Types and VLAN Ports  

Uplink type
Management VLAN
Control VLAN
Data VLAN

1

ports 1 and 2

ports 1 and 2

ports 1 and 2

2

ports 1 and 2

ports 1 and 2

ports 3-6

3

ports 1 and 2

ports 3-6

ports 3-6

4

ports 1 and 2

ports 3-4

ports 5-6


For a description of each uplink, see the "Uplinks" section.

SUMMARY STEPS

1. config t

2. network uplink type number

3. show network-uplink type

4. copy running-config startup-config

DETAILED STEPS

 
Command
Purpose

Step 1 

config t

Example:

switch# config t

switch(config)#

Places you in the CLI  Global Configuration mode.

Step 2 

network uplink type number

Example:

switch(config)# network uplink type 2

switch(config)#

Changes the uplink type for the Cisco Nexus 1010.

number: 1, 2, 3, or 4

Step 3 

show network-uplink type

Example:

switch(config)# show network uplink type

Administrative topology id: 2
Operational topology id: 1
switch(config)#

Displays the uplink configuration for verification.

Step 4 

copy running-config startup-config

Example:

switch(config)# copy running-config startup-config

Saves the running configuration persistently through reboots and restarts by copying it to the startup configuration.

Step 5 

reload

Example:

switch(config)# reload

This command will reboot the system. (y/n)? [n] y

2009 Oct 30 21:51:34 s1 %$ VDC-1 %$ %PLATFORM-2-PFM_SYSTEM_RESET: Manual system restart from Command Line Interface

switch(config)#

Verifying the Uplink Configuration

To verify the uplink configuration, use the following commands:

Command
Purpose

show network-uplink type

Displays the uplink configuration for verification.

See Example 4-1


Example 4-1 Network Uplink Type

This example shows how to display the uplink configuration:

switch# show network uplink type

Administrative topology id: 2
Operational topology id: 1
switch#

Additional References

For additional information related to implementing system-level HA features, see the following sections:

Related Documents

Standards

MIBs

RFCs

Related Documents

Related Topic
Document Title

Software setup configuration

Setting Up the Management Software

virtual service blade configuration

Configuring Virtual Service Blades

Connecting uplinks to the network

Cisco Nexus 1010 Virtual Services Appliance Hardware Installation Guide

Cisco Nexus 1010 commands

Cisco Nexus 1010 Command Reference, Release 4.2(1)SP1(2)


Standards

Standards
Title

No new or modified standards are supported by this feature, and support for existing standards has not been modified by this feature.


MIBs

MIBs
MIBs Link

No MIBs are supported by this feature


RFCs

RFCs
Title

No RFCs are supported by this feature


Feature History for Uplink

This section provides the uplink feature release history.

Feature Name
Releases
Feature Information

Uplink

4.0(4)SP1(1)

This feature was introduced.