Cisco Nexus 1000V Port Profile Configuration Guide, Release 4.2(1) SV1(4)
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This section lists new and changed content in this document by software release.

To find additional information about new features or command changes, see the following:

Release Notes.

Command Reference.

Feature
Description
Changed in release
Where Documented

Port channel

The Creating a Port Profile for a Port Channel chapter was moved into the Cisco Nexus 1000V Interface Configuration Guide, Release 4.2(1)SV1(4).

4.2(1)SV1(4)

"Configuring Port Channels"

Port binding

You can configure port binding for vEthernet port profiles that affects how VMware port IDs are assigned.

4.2(1)SV1(4)

"Configuring Port Binding for vEthernet Port Profiles"

Restrict the visibility of Port Profiles

Restricts port profile visibility by user or user group.

4.2(1)SV1(4)

"Restricting Port Profile Visibility"

mtu command added

The mtu command replaces the system mtu command for uplink, Ethernet type port profiles.

4.2(1)SV1(4)

"Creating a System Port Profile"

system mtu command removed

The system mtu command is removed and replaced by the mtu command for port profiles.

4.2(1)SV1(4)

"Creating a System Port Profile"

show port-profile sync-status command added

Displays interfaces that are out of sync with the port profile.

4.2(1)SV1(4)

"Verifying the Port Profile Configuration"

show port-profile virtual usage command added

Displays the port profile usage by interface.

4.2(1)SV1(4)

"Verifying the Port Profile Configuration"

Atomic Inheritance

Port profile configuration applied to member interfaces.

4.2(1)SV1(4)

"Overview"

Port Profile Rollback

After configuration failure, a port profile and its member interfaces are rolled back to the last good configuration.

4.2(1)SV1(4)

"Overview"

Interface Quarantine

After a configuration failure, interfaces are shut down to maintain accurate configuration.

4.2(1)SV1(4)

"Overview"

show running-config port-profile

New command for displaying the port profile configuration.

4.0(4)SV1(2)

"Verifying the Port Profile Configuration"

Uplink port profile

Port profiles are not classified as uplink, but are, instead, configured as Ethernet or vEthernet.

4.0(4)SV1(2)

Removed from this document.

Configuration limits

Added configuration limits for vEthernet interfaces, vEthernet trunks, port profiles, system profiles, and PVLANs.

4.0(4)SV1(2)

"Port Profile Configuration Limits"

vPC-Host Mode

Support for the following:

Manual creation of subgroups.

Connecting to upstream switches that do not support port channels using MAC Pinning.

4.0(4)SV1(2)

"Configuring Port Channels in Port Profiles"

MAC Pinning

Connecting to upstream switches that do not support port channels using the MAC-pinning command.

4.0(4)SV1(2)

"Configuring Port Channels in Port Profiles"

Static Pinning

Support for pinning or directing traffic for a vEthernet interface, control VLAN, or packet VLAN to a specific port channel subgroup.

4.0(4)SV1(2)

"Configuring Port Channels in Port Profiles"

Port Profile Type

Creation of port-profiles includes the optional type field, which specifies the port profile as either Ethernet or vEthernet. By default, a port profiles is created as a vEthernet type.

4.0(4)SV1(2)

"Creating Port Profiles"

[no] capability uplink command

The capability uplink command has been superseded by the port-profile [type {ethernet | vethernet}] name command. To configure a port profile with uplink capability, configure the port profile as an Ethernet type.

The no capability uplink command has been removed.

4.0(4)SV1(2)

"Creating Port Profiles"

show running-config command

This command now shows the port profile type (Ethernet or vEthernet). Also, you can optionally specify to show only the port profile configurations.

4.0(4)SV1(2)

"Verifying the Port Profile Configuration"

show port-profile name command

This command shows the port profile type and does not show the capability uplink. This command also shows the pinning and channel-group configuration.

4.0(4)SV1(2)

"Verifying the Port Profile Configuration"

system mtu command

This command allows you to preserve a non-default MTU setting on the PNIC attached to the Cisco Nexus 1000V across reboots of the ESX server.

4.0(4)SV1(3)

"Configuring System Port Profiles"