Cisco Nexus 1000V Command Reference, Release 4.2(1)SV1(5.1)
V Commands
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V Commands

vem

version 9

virtual-service-domain

vlan

vlan policy deny

vmware dvs datacenter-name

vmware port-group

vmware vc extension-key

vmware vem upgrade complete

vmware vem upgrade notify

vmware vem upgrade proceed

V Commands

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

vem

To configure a Virtual Ethernet Module (VEM), 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 configuration (config-flow-exporter)

 
Supported User Roles

network-admin

 
Command History

Release
Modification

4.0(4)SV1(1)

This command was introduced.

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 period for resending NetFlow flow exporter data.

option interface-table timeout

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

template data timeout

Specifies a timeout period for resending 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.

virtual-service-domain

To classify and separate traffic for network services, use the virtual-service-domain command. To remove a virtual service domain, use the no form of this command.

virtual-service-domain vsd-name

no virtual-service-domain

 
Syntax Description

vsd-name

Creates and names a virtual service domain.

 
Defaults

None

 
Command Modes

Port profile configuration (config-port-prof)

 
Supported User Roles

network-admin

 
Command History

Release
Modification

4.0(4)SV1(2)

This command was introduced.

Examples

This example shows how to configure a port profile for a VSD:

n1000v# config t
n1000v(config)# port-profile vsd1_member
n1000v(config-port-prof)# vmware port-group
n1000v(config-port-prof)# switchport access vlan 315
n1000v(config-port-prof)# virtual-service-domain vsd1
n1000v(config-port-prof)# no shutdown
n1000v(config-port-prof)# state enabled

This example shows how to remove the virtual service domain configuration:

n1000v# config t
n1000v(config)# port-profile vsd1_member
n1000v(config-port-prof)# no virtual-service-domain vsd1
 

 
Related Commands

Command
Description

show virtual-service-domain

Displays a list of the VSDs currently configured in the VSM, including VSD names and port profiles.

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.

vlan policy deny

To enter the VLAN configuration mode and deny all VLAN access for the role, use the vlan policy deny command.

To remove the policy restrictions, use the no form of this command.

vlan policy deny

no vlan policy deny

 
Syntax Description

This command has no arguments or keywords.

 
Defaults

None

 
Command Modes

Role configuration (config-role)

 
Supported User Roles

network-admin

 
Command History

Release
Modification

4.0(4)SV1(1)

This command was introduced.

 
Usage Guidelines

After executing this command, access to any VLAN must be explicitly defined for this role by using the permit vlan command.

Examples

This example shows how to enter the VLAN configuration mode and deny all VLAN access for the role:

n1000v# config t
n1000v(config)# role name network-observer
n1000v(config-role)# vlan policy deny
n1000v(config-role-vlan)#
 

This example shows how to remove policy restrictions:

n1000v# config t
n1000v(config)# role name network-observer
n1000v(config-role)# no vlan policy deny
n1000v(config-role-vlan)#
 

 
Related Commands

Command
Description

role name

Specifies a user role and enters role configuration mode.

permit vlan

Specifies the VLAN that users assigned to this role can access.

show role

Displays the role configuration.

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 [folder/] name

no vmware dvs

 
Syntax Description

folder

(Optional) Name of the folder.

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 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.

 

vmware vem upgrade complete

To clear the upgrade status, use the vmware vem upgrade complete command.

vmware vem upgrade complete

 
Syntax Description

This command has no arguments or keywords.

 
Defaults

None

 
Command Modes

Any

 
Supported User Roles

network-admin
network-operator

 
Command History

Release
Modification

4.0(4)SV1(1)

This command was introduced.

 
Usage Guidelines

Once you have cleared the upgrade status, you cannot repeat this procedure.

Examples

This example shows how to clear the upgrade status:

n1000v# vmware vem upgrade complete
n1000v#

 
Related Commands

Command
Description

show vmware vem upgrade status

Monitors the upgrade of the Virtual Ethernet Module (VEM) to a new software version.

vmware vem upgrade notify

Notifies the vCenter Server that the software on the Virtual Supervisor Module (VSM) has been upgraded.

vmware vem upgrade proceed

Begins the upgrade of the virtual machine (VM).

vmware vem upgrade notify

To notify the vCenter Server that the software on the Virtual Supervisor Module (VSM) has been upgraded, and that a Virtual Ethernet Module (VEM) upgrade is available, use the vmware vem upgrade notify command.

vmware vem upgrade notify

 
Syntax Description

This command has no arguments or keywords.

 
Defaults

None

 
Command Modes

Any

 
Supported User Roles

network-admin
network-operator

 
Command History

Release
Modification

4.0(4)SV1(1)

This command was introduced.

Examples

This example shows how to notify the vCenter Server that the software on the Virtual Supervisor Module (VSM) has been upgraded, and that a VEM upgrade is available:

n1000v# vmware vem upgrade notify
n1000v#

 
Related Commands

Command
Description

show vmware vem upgrade status

Monitors the upgrade of the VEMs to a new software version.

vmware vem upgrade proceed

Begins the upgrade of the virtual machine (VM).

vmware vem upgrade complete

Clears the upgrade status.

vmware vem upgrade proceed

To begin the upgrade of the virtual machine (VM), use the vmware vem upgrade proceed command.

vmware vem upgrade proceed

 
Syntax Description

This command has no arguments or keywords.

 
Defaults

None

 
Command Modes

Any

 
Supported User Roles

network-admin
network-operator

 
Command History

Release
Modification

4.0(4)SV1(1)

This command was introduced.

Examples

This example shows how to begin the upgrade of the VM:

n1000v# vmware vem upgrade proceed
n1000v#

 
Related Commands

Command
Description

show vmware vem upgrade status

Monitors the upgrade of the Virtual Ethernet Module (VEM) to a new software version.

vmware vem upgrade notify

Notifies the vCenter Server that the software on the Virtual Supervisor Module (VSM) has been upgraded.

vmware vem upgrade complete

Clears the upgrade status.