Cisco Nexus 5500 Troubleshooting Guide
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Table of Contents

Preface

Audience

Organization

Document Conventions

Related Documentation

Preface

This preface describes the audience, organization, and conventions of the Cisco Nexus 5500 Series Troubleshooting Guide, and how to obtain related documentation.

This chapter includes the following topics:

Audience

This publication is for experienced users who configure and maintain Cisco Nexus 1000V Series switch.

Organization

This reference is organized as follows:

 

Chapter
Description

Troubleshooting Overview

Introduces the basic concepts, methodology, and general troubleshooting guidelines for problems that may occur when configuring and using the Cisco Nexus 5000 Series switch.

Troubleshooting FCoE Issues

Describes how to identify and resolve problems that can occur with FCoE in the Cisco Nexus 5000 Series switch.

Troubleshooting Layer 2 Switching Issues

Describes how to identify and resolve problems that can occur with Layer 2 switching in the Cisco Nexus 5000 Series switch.

Troubleshooting QoS Issues

Describes how to identify and resolve problems that can occur with QoS in the Cisco Nexus 5000 Series switch.

Troubleshooting SAN Switching Issues

Describes how to identify and resolve problems that can occur with SAN switching and the Cisco Nexus 5000 Series switch.

Troubleshooting Security Issues

Describes how to identify and resolve problems that can occur with security in the Cisco Nexus 5000 Series switch.

Troubleshooting System Management Issues

Describes how to identify and resolve problems that can occur with system management and the Cisco Nexus 5000 Series switch.

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.


Tip Means the following information will help you solve a problem.


Related Documentation

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

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

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