Cisco Nexus 6000 Series NX-OS Unicast Routing Configuration Guide, Release 6.x
New and Changed Information
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New and Changed Information

New and Changed Information

This chapter provides release-specific information for each new and changed feature in the Cisco Nexus 6000 Series NX-OS Unicast Routing Configuration Guide, Release 6.x. The latest version of this document is available at the following Cisco website:

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

To check for additional information about Cisco NX-OS Release 5.x, see the Cisco Nexus 6000 Series Switch NX-OS Release Notes available at the following Cisco website:

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

Table 1 summarizes the new and changed features for the Cisco Nexus 6000 Series NX-OS Unicast Routing Configuration Guide, Release 6.x, and tells you where they are documented.

 

Table 1 New and Changed Features for Release 6.x

Feature
Description
Changed in Release
Where Documented

Web Cache Communication Protocol (WCCP) v2

WCCPv2 specifies interactions between one or more Cisco NX-OS routers and one or more cache engines.

6.0(2)N3(1)

Chapter4, “Configuring WCCPv2”

Bidirectional Forwarding Detection (BFD)

BFD was introduced for OSPF, BGP, EIGRP., Static Routes, PIM, VRRP, and HSRP.

6.0(2)N2(1)

“Configuring OSPFv2,” BFD, page 1-11

“Configuring EIGRP,” BFD, page 1-7

“Configuring Advanced BGP,” BFD, page 1-8

“Configuring Static Routing,” BFD, page 1-3

“Configuring HSRP,” BFD, page 1-7

“Configuring VRRP,” BFD, page 1-5

Policy-Based Routing

This feature was introduced.

6.0(2)N2(1)

Chapter 1, “Configuring Policy Based Routing”

ECMP maximum paths

For BGP, EIGRP, and OSPF, the number of maximum paths that can be load-balanced to a destination in equal-cost multi-path (ECMP) routing has increased from 16 to 64.

6.0(2)N2(1)

Chapter 1, “Overview,” Load Balancing and Equal Cost Multipath, page 1-6

Chapter 4, “Configuring OSPFv2,” Configuring Optional Parameters on an OSPFv2 Instance, page 1-15

Chapter 6, “Configuring EIGRP,” Configuring Load Balancing in EIGRP, page 1-21

Chapter 5, “Configuring OSPFv3,” Creating an OSPFv3 Instance, page 1-14

Chapter 8, “Configuring Advanced BGP,” Configuring Load Sharing and ECMP, page 1-27

ACLs for ip-directed broadcast command

This feature was introduced.

6.0(2)N1(2)

Configuring IP Directed Broadcasts, page 1-14 .
(For other 6.0(2)N1(2) features, see the Cisco Nexus 6000 Series Release Notes, Cisco NX-OS Release 6.x.)

Cisco Nexus 6000 switch

Initial product release

6.0(2)N1(1)