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

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

Bidirectional Forwarding Detection (BFD)

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

6.0(2)N2(1)

Chapter 5 "Configuring OSPFv2,"BFD

Chapter 7 "Configuring EIGRP,"BFD

Chapter 9 "Configuring Advanced BGP," BFD

Chapter 11 "Configuring Static Routing," BFD

Chapter 16 "Configuring HSRP," BFD

Chapter 17 "Configuring VRRP," BFD

Policy-Based Routing

This feature was introduced.

6.0(2)N2(1)

Chapter 15 "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

Chapter 4, "Configuring OSPFv2," Configuring Optional Parameters on an OSPFv2 Instance

Chapter 6, "Configuring EIGRP," Configuring Load Balancing in EIGRP

Chapter 5, "Configuring OSPFv3," Creating an OSPFv3 Instance

Chapter 8, "Configuring Advanced BGP," Configuring Load Sharing and ECMP

ACLs for ip-directed broadcast command

This feature was introduced.

6.0(2)N1(2)

Configuring IP Directed Broadcasts.
(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)