Nexus 3000 Series NX-OS Fundamentals Configuration Guide, Release 5.0(3)U3(1)
Preface
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Preface

Preface

This preface contains the following sections:

Audience

This publication is for experienced network administrators who configure and maintain Cisco Nexus Series devices.

Document Conventions

Command descriptions use the following conventions:

Convention Description
bold

Bold text indicates the commands and keywords that you enter literally as shown.

Italic

Italic text indicates arguments for which the user supplies the values.

[x]

Square brackets enclose an optional element(keyword or argument).

[x | y]

Square brackets enclosing keywords or arguments separated by a vertical bar indicate an optional choice.

{x | y}

Braces enclosing keywords or arguments separated by a vertical bar indicate a required choice.

[x {y | z}]

Nested set of square brackets or braces indicate optional or required choices within optional or required elements. Braces and a vertical bar within square brackets indicate a required choice within an optional element.

variable

Indicates a variable for which you supply values, in context where italics cannot be used.

string A nonquoted set of characters. Do not use quotation marks around the string or the string will include the quotation marks.

Examples use the following conventions:

Convention Description
screen font

Terminal sessions and information the switch 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:


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 for Nexus 3000 Series NX-OS Software

The entire Cisco NX-OS 3000 Series documentation set is available at the following URL:

http://www.cisco.com/en/US/products/ps11541/tsd_products_support_series_home.html

Release Notes

The release notes are available at the following URL:

http://www.cisco.com/en/US/products/ps11541/prod_release_notes_list.html

Installation and Upgrade Guides

The installation and upgrade guides are available at the following URL:

http://www.cisco.com/en/US/products/ps11541/prod_installation_guides_list.html

The documents in this category include:

  • Cisco Nexus 5000 Series, Cisco Nexus 3000 Series, and Cisco Nexus 2000 Series Safety Information and Documentation
  • Regulatory, Compliance, and Safety Information for the Cisco Nexus 5000 Series, Cisco Nexus 3000 Series, and Cisco Nexus 2000 Series
  • Cisco Nexus 3000 Series Hardware Installation Guide

Configuration Guides

The configuration guides are available at the following URL:

http://www.cisco.com/en/US/products/ps11541/products_installation_and_configuration_guides_list.html

The documents in this category include:

  • Configuration Limits for Cisco NX-OS
  • Fundamentals Configuration Guide
  • Layer 2 Switching Configuration Guide
  • Multicast Configuration Guide
  • Quality of Service Configuration Guide
  • Security Configuration Guide
  • System Management Configuration Guide
  • Unicast Routing Configuration Guide
  • Verified Scalability Guide for Cisco NX-OS

Technical References

The technical references are available at the following URL:

http://www.cisco.com/en/US/products/ps11541/prod_technical_reference_list.html

Error and System Messages

The error and system message reference guides are available at the following URL:

http://www.cisco.com/en/US/products/ps11541/products_system_message_guides_list.html

Obtaining Documentation and Submitting a Service Request

For information on obtaining documentation, submitting a service request, and gathering additional information, see the monthly What's New in Cisco Product Documentation, which also lists all new and revised Cisco technical documentation, at:

http://www.cisco.com/en/US/docs/general/whatsnew/whatsnew.html

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