Cisco Nexus 5500 Series NX-OS QoS Command Reference
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Document Conventions

Related Documentation

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This preface describes the audience, organization, and conventions of the Cisco Nexus 5500 Series NX-OS QoS Command Reference. It also provides information on how to obtain related documentation.

This preface includes the following sections:


Document Conventions

Obtaining Documentation and Submitting a Service Request

Obtaining Documentation and Submitting a Service Request


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

Document Conventions

Command descriptions use these conventions:


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}

Alternative keywords are grouped in braces and separated by vertical bars.

[ x | y | z ]

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


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 Extenders is available at the following URL:

The documentation set includes the following types of documents:

Licensing Information Guide

Release Notes

Installation and Upgrade Guides

Configuration Guides

Configuration Examples and TechNotes

Programming Guides

Operations Guides

Error and System Message Guides

Field Notices

Security Advisories, Responses and Notices

Troubleshooting Guide

Command References

MIB Reference Guide

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