Cisco Nexus 7000 Series NX-OS Unicast Routing Configuration Guide, Release 5.x
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This chapter provides release-specific information for each new and changed feature in the Cisco Nexus 7000 Series NX-OS Unicast Routing Configuration Guide, Release 5.x. The latest version of this document is available at the following Cisco website:
http://www.cisco.com/en/US/docs/switches/datacenter/sw/5_x/nx-os/unicast/configuration/guide/l3_nxos-book.htm

To check for additional information about Cisco NX-OS Release 5.x, see the Cisco NX-OS Release Notes available at the following Cisco website:
http://www.cisco.com/en/US/partner/products/ps9402/prod_release_notes_list.html

summarizes the new and changed features for the Cisco Nexus 7000 Series NX-OS Unicast Routing Configuration Guide, Release 5.x, and tells you where they are documented.

Table 1 New and Changed Features for Release 5.x 

Feature
Description
Changed in Release
Where Documented

Policy-based routing and WCCPv2

Added support for policy-based routing and WCCPv2 on the same interface if bank chaining is disabled.

5.2(4)

Chapter 5 "Configuring WCCPv2" and Chapter 17 "Configuring Policy-Based Routing"

BFD on VRRP

Added BFD support to VRRP.

5.2(1)

Chapter 20 "Configuring VRRP"

BGP

Added support for the BGP PIC core feature.

5.2(1)

Chapter 10 "Configuring Basic BGP"

EIGRP

Added support for EIGRP wide metrics.

5.2(1)

Chapter 8 "Configuring EIGRP"

Maximum routes

Added support to configure the maximum number of routes allowed in the routing table.

5.2(1)

Chapter 15 "Managing the Unicast RIB and FIB"

Route-map enhancements

Added support for set extcommunity cost and set extcommunity rt commands.

5.2(1)

Chapter 16 "Configuring Route Policy Manager"

Route-policy enhancements

Added support for set interface commands.

5.2(1)

Chapter 17 "Configuring Policy-Based Routing"

VPN address mode

Added support for VPNv4 and VPNv6 address modes.

5.2(1)

Chapter 10 "Configuring Basic BGP"

IP Glean Throttling

Added support for glean throttling rate limiters to protect the supervisor from the glean traffic.

5.1(1)

Chapter 2 "Configuring IPv4"

WCCP

Added support for WCCPv2 Error Handling for SPM Operations.

5.1(1)

Chapter 5 "Configuring WCCPv2"

Static routing

Added the name option to the ip route command.

5.1(1)

Chapter 13 "Configuring Static Routing"

Layer 3 Interoperation with the N7K-F132-15 Module

Added support for the Layer 3 Interoperation with the N7K-F132-15 Module.

5.1(1)

Chapter 13 "Configuring Static Routing"

BFD

Added support for BFD.

5.0(2)

See the Cisco Nexus 7000 Series NX-OS Interfaces Configuration Guide, Release 5.x, for more information.

Dynamic TCAM allocation

Enabled by default and cannot be disabled.

5.0(2)

Chapter 15 "Managing the Unicast RIB and FIB"

IPv6

Added support for IPv6 Path MTU discovery

5.0(2)

Chapter 3 "Configuring IPv6"

HSRP

Added support for IPv6.

5.0(2)

Chapter 19 "Configuring HSRP"

Object Tracking

Added support for IPv6.

5.0(2)

Chapter 21 "Configuring Object Tracking"

IS-IS

Added support for BFD and stateful restart.

5.0(2)

Chapter 9 "Configuring IS-IS"

TCAM and FIB Size

Added support for larger TCAM and FIB sizes with XL modules.

5.0(2)

Chapter 15 "Managing the Unicast RIB and FIB"

Route Maps

Added support for match mac-list, match metric, and match vlan commands.

5.0(2)

Chapter 16 "Configuring Route Policy Manager"