Cisco DCNM Installation and Licensing Guide, Release 5.x
Preface
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Table of Contents

Preface

Audience

Document Organization

Document Conventions

Obtaining Documentation and Submitting a Service Request

Preface

This preface describes the audience, organization, and conventions of the Cisco DCNM Installation and Licensing Guide, Release 5.x. It also provides information on how to obtain related documentation.

This preface includes the following topics:

Audience

This publication is for experienced network administrators who plan to install Cisco Data Center Network Manager for SAN (DCNM-SAN) and/or Cisco Data Center Network Manager for LAN (DCNM-LAN) to configure, monitor, and maintain Cisco Nexus, Cisco MDS, and Cisco Unified Computing System products.

Document Organization

This document is organized into the following chapters:

 

Chapter
Description

Part 1
Cisco Data Center Network Manager for SAN

Proviudes installation information for DCNM-SAN.

Chapter 1, “Prerequisites for Installing DCNM-SAN”

Describes how to prepare for a Cisco DCNM-SAN installation.

Chapter 1, “Installing Cisco DCNM-SAN Management Software”

Describes how to install the Cisco DCNM-SAN management software.

Chapter 1, “Maintaining Cisco DCNM-SAN”

Describes how to maintain a Cisco DCNM-SAN installation.

Chapter 1, “Uninstalling Cisco MDS NX-OS and DCNM-SAN”

Describes how to uninstall the Cisco DCNM-SAN server software.

Part 1
Cisco Data Center Network Manager for LAN

Provides installation information for DCNM-LAN.

Chapter 1, “Deploying Cisco DCNM-LAN”

Provides an overview of how to begin using Cisco DCNM-LAN.

Chapter 1, “Preparing a Database for DCNM-LAN”

Describes how to prepare a database for a successful Cisco DCNM-LAN installation.

Chapter 1, “Installing Cisco DCNM-LAN Servers”

Describes how to install the Cisco DCNM-LAN server software.

Chapter 1, “Licensing a Cisco DCNM-LAN Deployment”

Describes Cisco DCNM-LAN licensing, how to acquire licenses, and how to install licenses.

Chapter 1, “Upgrading Cisco DCNM-LAN Servers”

Describes how to upgrade the Cisco DCNM-LAN server software.

Chapter 1, “Configuring Cisco DCNM-LAN Servers”

Describes how to configure Cisco DCNM-LAN servers.

Chapter 1, “Uninstalling Cisco DCNM-LAN Servers”

Describes how to uninstall the Cisco DCNM-LAN server software.

Chapter 1, “Troubleshooting the Cisco DCNM-LAN Server Installation”

Describes how to identify and resolve common issues with the installation of Cisco DCNM-LAN servers.

Document Conventions

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.

In this document, the following shortened names are used:

  • Cisco Data Center Network Manager for SAN is also referred to as DCNM-SAN.
  • Cisco Data Center Network Manager for LAN is also referred to as DCNM-LAN.

Obtaining Documentation and Submitting a Service Request

For information on obtaining documentation, submitting a service request, and gathering additional information, see the monthly What’s New in Cisco Product Documentation, which also lists all new and revised Cisco technical documentation, at:

http://www.cisco.com/en/US/docs/general/whatsnew/whatsnew.html

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