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Minimum and Recommended Cisco NX-OS Releases for Cisco Nexus 9000 Series Switches

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Minimum and Recommended Cisco NX-OS Releases for Cisco Nexus 9000 Series Switches

Minimum and Recommended Cisco NX-OS Releases for Cisco Nexus 9000 Series Switches

This document lists the minimum and recommended Cisco NX-OS software releases for use with Cisco Nexus 9000 Series switches for both new and existing deployments. These recommendations are general and should not replace environment specific design review efforts and should not override Advanced Services recommended releases if employed.

General Recommendation for New and Existing Deployments

Cisco recommends that customers with new and existing Cisco Nexus 9000 Series deployments choose from the following minimum and recommended releases:

Platform Series

Minimum Release

Recommended Release

Cisco Nexus 9500

6.1(2)I2(2b)

6.1(2)I3(1)

Cisco Nexus 9300

6.1(2)I2(2b)

6.1(2)I3(1)

Cisco Nexus 9300 with VXLANs

6.1(2)I2(2b)

6.1(2)I3(1)

Cisco Nexus 9300 with Fabric Extender (FEX)

6.1(2)I2(3)

6.1(2)I3(1)

Existing Deployments That Use Software Earlier Than One of the Recommended Releases

To the extent possible, Cisco recommends upgrading to one of the Cisco NX-OS releases listed previously. If that is not possible, Cisco recommends that you review the Cisco Nexus 9000 Series NX-OS Release Notes for the earlier release and the Bug Search Tool to determine the impact of any open caveats.

Documentation and Software

For additional information, see the Cisco Nexus 9000 Series Switches product documentation page.

For software, see the Download Software page.

Obtaining Documentation and Submitting a Service Request

For information on obtaining documentation, using the Cisco Bug Search Tool (BST), submitting a service request, and gathering additional information, see What's New in Cisco Product Documentation at: http:/​/​www.cisco.com/​c/​en/​us/​td/​docs/​general/​whatsnew/​whatsnew.html

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