Cisco Nexus 6000 Series NX-OS SAN Switching Configuration Guide, Release 7.x
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Preface

Preface

This preface contains the following sections:

Audience

This publication is for network administrators who configure and maintain Cisco Nexus devices and Cisco Nexus 2000 Series Fabric Extenders.

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 Cisco Nexus 6000 Series NX-OS Software

The entire Cisco NX-OS 6000 Series documentation set is available at the following URL:

http:/​/​www.cisco.com/​en/​US/​products/​ps12806/​tsd_​products_​support_​series_​home.html

Configuration Guides

These guides are available at the following URL:

http:/​/​www.cisco.com/​c/​en/​us/​support/​switches/​nexus-6000-series-switches/​products-installation-and-configuration-guides-list.html

The documents in this category include:

  • Cisco Nexus 6000 Series NX-OS Adapter-FEX Configuration Guide
  • Cisco Nexus 6000 Series NX-OS FabricPath Configuration Guide
  • Cisco Nexus 6000 Series NX-OS FCoE Configuration Guide
  • Cisco Nexus 6000 Series NX-OS Fundamentals Configuration Guide
  • Cisco Nexus 6000 Series NX-OS Interfaces Configuration Guide
  • Cisco Nexus 6000 Series NX-OS Layer 2 Switching Configuration Guide
  • Cisco Nexus 6000 Series NX-OS Multicast Routing Configuration Guide
  • Cisco Nexus 6000 Series NX-OS Quality of Service Configuration Guide
  • Cisco Nexus 6000 Series NX-OS SAN Switching Configuration Guide
  • Cisco Nexus 6000 Series NX-OS Security Configuration Guide
  • Cisco Nexus 6000 Series NX-OS System Management Configuration Guide
  • Cisco Nexus 6000 Series NX-OS Unicast Routing Configuration Guide

Installation and Upgrade Guides

These guides are available at the following URL:

http:/​/​www.cisco.com/​c/​en/​us/​support/​switches/​nexus-6000-series-switches/​products-installation-guides-list.html

The document in this category include:

  • Cisco Nexus 6000 Series NX-OS Software Upgrade and Downgrade Guides

Licensing Guide

The License and Copyright Information for Cisco NX-OS Software is available at http:/​/​www.cisco.com/​en/​US/​docs/​switches/​datacenter/​sw/​4_0/​nx-os/​license_agreement/​nx-ossw_​lisns.html.

Command References

These guides are available at the following URL:

http:/​/​www.cisco.com/​c/​en/​us/​support/​switches/​nexus-6000-series-switches/​products-command-reference-list.html

The documents in this category include:

  • Cisco Nexus 6000 Series NX-OS Fabric Extender Command Reference
  • Cisco Nexus 6000 Series NX-OS FabricPath Command Reference
  • Cisco Nexus 6000 Series NX-OS Fundamentals Command Reference
  • Cisco Nexus 6000 Series NX-OS Interfaces Command Reference
  • Cisco Nexus 6000 Series NX-OS Layer 2 Interfaces Command Reference
  • Cisco Nexus 6000 Series NX-OS Multicast Routing Command Reference
  • Cisco Nexus 6000 Series NX-OS Quality of Service Command Reference
  • Cisco Nexus 6000 Series NX-OS Security Command Reference
  • Cisco Nexus 6000 Series NX-OS System Management Command Reference
  • Cisco Nexus 6000 Series NX-OS TrustSec Command Reference
  • Cisco Nexus 6000 Series NX-OS Unicast Routing Command Reference
  • Cisco Nexus 6000 Series NX-OS Virtual Port Channel Command Reference

Documentation Feedback

To provide technical feedback on this document, or to report an error or omission, please send your comments to:
  • nexus5k-docfeedback@cisco.com
We appreciate your feedback.

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