Cisco Nexus 7000 Series NX-OS Interfaces Configuration Guide, Release 4.x
New and Changed Information for Interfaces NX-OS Configuration Guide
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This chapter provides release-specific information for each new and changed feature in the Cisco NX-OS Interfaces Configuration Guide, Release 4.2. The latest version of this document is available at the following Cisco website:
http://www.cisco.com/en/US/docs/switches/datacenter/sw/4_2/nx-os/interfaces/configuration/guide/if_nxos.html

To check for additional information about Cisco NX-OS Release 4.x, see the Cisco NX-OS Release Notes available at the following Cisco website:
http://www.cisco.com/en/US/docs/switches/datacenter/sw/4_2/nx-os/release/notes/42_nx-os_release_note.html

summarizes the new and changed features for the Cisco NX-OS Interfaces Configuration Guide, Release 4.2, and tells you where they are documented.

Table 1 New and Changed Features for Release 4.2 

Feature
Description
Changed in Release
Where Documented

Configurable sampling intervals for statistics

Added load-interval command to configure three intervals for sampling interface statistics.

4.2(1)

Chapter 3 "Configuring Layer 2 Interfaces," Chapter 4 "Configuring Layer 3 Interfaces," Chapter 5 "Configuring Port Channels"

Port profiles

Allows you to apply several configurations to a range of interfaces at once.

4.2(1)

Chapter 2 "Configuring Basic Interface Parameters"

GRE tunnel interfaces in all VRF and all VDCs

Allows you to create tunnel interfaces in all VRFs and in all VDCs.

4.2(1)

Chapter 7 "Configuring IP Tunnels"

Support for single-module vPCs

Added configuration that allows the vPC to work better if you must use only a single module.

4.2(1)

Chapter 6 "Configuring vPCs"

Added support for vPCs

Command to use gateway MAC for all packets

Command to maintain specified VLAN interfaces if the vPC peer devices fail

Command to delay the vPC secondary device coming up after reload

4.2(1)

Chapter 6 "Configuring vPCs"

Command to enable the vPC peers to appear as a single STP root in the Layer 2 topology.

Added ommands to support faster convergence of address tables between the vPC peers.

4.2(6)

Chapter 6 "Configuring vPCs"