Cisco Nexus 5000 Series Command Reference
Preface
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Preface

Table Of Contents

Preface

Audience

Organization

Document Conventions

Related Documentation

Obtaining Documentation and Submitting a Service Request


Preface


This preface describes the audience, organization, and conventions of the Cisco Nexus 5000 Series Command Reference. It also provides information on how to obtain related documentation.

This chapter includes the following sections:

Audience

Organization

Document Conventions

Related Documentation

Obtaining Documentation and Submitting a Service Request

Audience

This publication is for experienced users who configure and maintain Cisco NX-OS devices.

Organization

This reference is organized as follows:

Chapter
Title
Description

Chapter 1

Basic System Commands

Describes the basic Cisco NX-OS system commands.

Chapter 2

Ethernet Commands

Describes the Cisco NX-OS Ethernet commands.

Chapter 3

Ethernet Show Commands

Describes the Cisco NX-OS Ethernet show commands.

Chapter 4

Fabric Extender Commands

Describes the Cisco NX-OS Fabric Extender commands.

Chapter 5

Quality of Service Commands

Describes the Cisco NX-OS quality of service commands.

Chapter 6

Security Commands

Describes the Cisco NX-OS security commands.

Chapter 7

System Management Commands

Describes the Cisco NX-OS system management commands.

Chapter 8

Fibre Channel Commands

Describes the Cisco NX-OS Fibre Channel and virtual Fibre Channel commands.

Chapter 9

Fibre Channel Show Commands

Describes the Cisco NX-OS Fibre Channel show commands.


Document Conventions

Command descriptions use these conventions:

Convention
Description

boldface font

Commands and keywords are in boldface.

italic font

Arguments for which you supply values are in italics.

[ ]

Elements in square brackets are optional.

[ x | y | z ]

Optional alternative keywords are grouped in brackets and separated by vertical bars.

string

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


Screen examples use these conventions:

screen font

Terminal sessions and information that 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

Documentation for Cisco Nexus 5000 Series Switches and Cisco Nexus 2000 Series Fabric Extender is available at the following URL:

http://www.cisco.com/en/US/products/ps9670/tsd_products_support_series_home.html

The following are related Cisco Nexus 5000 Series and Cisco Nexus 2000 Series Fabric Extender documents:

Cisco Nexus 5000 Series CLI Software Configuration Guide, Cisco NX-OS Release 4.0

Cisco Nexus 5000 Series NX-OS Command Reference, Cisco NX-OS Release 4.0

Cisco Nexus 5000 Series Hardware Installation Guide

Cisco Nexus 5000 Series System Messages Reference

Cisco Nexus 5000 Series Release Notes

Cisco Nexus 2000 Series Fabric Extender Software Configuration Guide, Cisco NX-OS Release 4.1

Cisco Nexus 2000 Series Fabric Extender Hardware Installation Guide

Cisco Nexus 5000 Series Fabric Manager Software Configuration Guide, Cisco NX-OS Release 4.0

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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