Cisco Nexus 6000 Series NX-OS Fabric Extender Command Reference
B Commands
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B Commands

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B Commands

beacon


B Commands


This chapter describes the Cisco NX-OS commands that begin with B that are used to manage a Cisco Nexus 2000 Series Fabric Extender from a Cisco Nexus 5000 Series switch.

beacon

To turn on the locator beacon LED of a Fabric Extender, use the beacon command. To turn off the locator beacon LED, use the no form of this command.

beacon

no beacon

Syntax Description

This command has no arguments or keywords.

Command Default

None

Command Modes

Fabric extender configuration mode

Command History

Release
Modification

4.0(1a)N2(1)

This command was introduced.

4.1(3)N1(1)

This command was deprecated, and the locator-led command was introduced.


Usage Guidelines

Use the beacon command to toggle the locator beacon LED of a Fabric Extender, which allows you to easily identify the machine in a busy data center.

Examples

This example shows how to turn on the locator beacon LED for a specific Fabric Extender chassis:

switch# configure terminal
switch(config)# fex 101
switch(config-fex)# beacon
 
   

This example shows how to turn off the locator beacon LED for a specific Fabric Extender chassis:

switch# configure terminal
switch(config)# fex 101
switch(config-fex)# no beacon
 
   

Related Commands

Command
Description

fex

Creates a Fabric Extender and enters Fabric Extender configuration mode.

show fex

Displays all configured Fabric Extender chassis connected to the switch.