Cisco Nexus 1000V License Configuration Guide, Release 4.2(1)SV2(2.1)
New and Changed Information
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New and Changed Information

New and Changed Information

This chapter contains the following sections:

New and Changed Information for License Configuration

This section lists new and changed content in this document by software release and where it is located.

To find additional information about new features or command changes, see the Cisco Nexus 1000V Release Notes and Cisco Nexus 1000V Command Reference.

Table 1 New and Changed Features for the Cisco Nexus 1000V License Configuration Guide

Feature

Description

Changed in Release

Where Documented

Licensing for New Software Installation

Updated the supported number of hosts and the default licenses for the Essential and Advanced edition.

4.2(1)SV2(2.1)

Installing and Configuring Licenses

Tier based licensing

The VXLAN gateway is an Advanced licensing feature.

4.2(1)SV2(2.1)

Overview, Installing and Configuring Licenses

Tier based licensing

The Cisco Nexus 1000V is shipped in two editions: Essential and Advanced.

4.2(1)SV2(1.1)

Overview, Installing and Configuring Licenses

Supporting Licenses

Updated the number and the trial period of the default licenses.

4.2(1)SV1(5.2)

Overview

vEthernet interfaces

vEthernet interfaces are no longer brought down immediately when their licenses expire.

4.2(1)SV1(5.1)

Overview

Monitoring license usage

A system message is generated every hour listing the modules that are unlicensed.

4.2(1)SV1(4a)

Overview

Monitoring license usage

A system message is generated when more licenses are being used than are installed.

4.2(1)SV1(4)

Overview

Transferring licenses from the license pool to VEMs

Added the svs license transfer license_pool dst-vem module command. This command transfers licenses from the license pool to the VEMs.

4.2(1)SV1(4)

Installing and Configuring Licenses

Display license information

The show module vem module license-info command was added. This command displays the license mode and the usage of licenses by each module.

4.2(1)SV1(4)

Overview

Evaluation licenses

Evaluation licenses are included in the software image. Additional evaluation licenses can be downloaded from Cisco.com and installed separately. Evaluation licenses downloaded from Cisco.com can be of varied duration.

4.2(1)SV1(3)

Overview

Display license expiration

The show license usage package_name command output is updated to show the date of the nearest license expiration.

4.2(1)SV1(3)

Installing and Configuring Licenses

Evaluation licenses

Evaluation licenses are available as part of the software installation or upgrade. A separate evaluation license file no longer needs to be installed.

4.2(1)SV1(2)

Overview

License statistics

The show license usage package_name command output is updated to show the number of evaluation and permanent licenses that are available, installed, and in use on the VSM.

4.2(1)SV1(2)

Installing and Configuring Licenses