Cisco DCNM Fundamentals Guide, Release 6.x
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The information in the new Cisco Fabric Manager Fundamentals Configuration Guide previously existed in Part 1:Getting Started, Part 8: Network and Switch Monitoring, and various Appendices of the Cisco MDS 9000 Family Fabric Manager Configuration Guide.

Table 1 lists the New and Changed features for this guide.

Table 1 New and Changed Features for Cisco DCNM Release 6.x 

Feature
New or Changed Topics
Changed in Release
Where Documented

Templates Configuration

Configuring vPC, FCoE and FIP templates

6.1(2)

Chapter 2 "Cisco DCNM Web Client"

Common LAN Discovery

Discover various Cisco devices from a sngle interface.

6.1(2)

Chapter 2 "Cisco DCNM Web Client"

Host Dashboard

Information about SAN and virtual hosts.

6.1(2)

Chapter 2 "Cisco DCNM Web Client"

Summary Dashboard

Details about Datacenter switches, selected SAN and LAN switches, or a group of LAN and SAN switches.

6.1(2)

Chapter 2 "Cisco DCNM Web Client"

Configuration Archive Web Client Page

Monitor MDS switch events, performance and memory from a remote location

6.1(1a)

Chapter 2 "Cisco DCNM Web Client"

Report Web Client Page

Generate the Web client page report

6.1(1a)

Chapter 2 "Cisco DCNM Web Client"

Enhanced Search Capabilty

Searching a LAN or SAN device by its name, IP address, world wide name (WWN), alias, or serial number.

6.1(1a)

Chapter 2 "Cisco DCNM Web Client"

Events and Syslogs

Viewing all events and syslogs on the Events window.

6.1(1a)

Chapter 2 "Cisco DCNM Web Client"

Groups

Configuring switch groups

6.1(1a)

Chapter 2 "Cisco DCNM Web Client"

Host Tracking and Host Screens

Tracking end hosts and screens

6.1(1a)

Chapter 2 "Cisco DCNM Web Client"

Improved Cisco Prime Look and Feel

Improved look and feel of Cisco DCNM Web Client

6.1(1a)

Chapter 2 "Cisco DCNM Web Client"

Performace Manager Collection

Viewing Performance Manager collections

6.1(1a)

Chapter 2 "Cisco DCNM Web Client"

Port Mapper

Viewing the port mapper

6.1(1a)

Chapter 2 "Cisco DCNM Web Client"

Remote AAA LDAP Configuration

Configuring LDAP for a remote AAA server

6.1(1a)

Chapter 2 "Cisco DCNM Web Client"

vPC Inconsistency

Resolving vPC inconsistency

6.1(1a)

Chapter 2 "Cisco DCNM Web Client"

vPC Utilization and Traffic Distribution

Viewing the relationship among vPCs

6.1(1a)

Chapter 2 "Cisco DCNM Web Client"

Device Discovery

Supports F2 module

5.2(2a)

Chapter 16 "Administering Device Discovery"

Summary Dashboard

Viewing Dashboard Summary Information

5.2(1a)

Chapter 2 "Cisco DCNM Web Client"

Hosts Dashboard

Viewing Hosts and Virtual Hosts Information

5.2(1a)

Chapter 2 "Cisco DCNM Web Client"

Integrating FM and DCNM

Integrating Fabric Manager and Data Center Network

5.0(1)

Chapter 5 "Configuring Cisco DCNM-SAN Client"

Search Engine 

Fabric manager Webclient Search Engine

5.0(1)

Chapter 2 "Cisco DCNM Web Client"

Switch Configuration Management

Configuration Backups using Fabric Manager Webclient

5.0(1)

Chapter 2 "Cisco DCNM Web Client"

SAN Health Analyzer Tool

Analyzing SAN Health

5.0(1)

Chapter 9 "Monitoring Performance"

Software Upgrade Wizard Enhancement

Using the Software Install Wizard

5.0(1)

Chapter 10 "Software Images"

Web Client Report Enhancement

Reports

5.0(1)

Chapter 2 "Cisco DCNM Web Client"

Scoped Discovery

VSAN Scoped Discovery

5.0(1)

Chapter 5 "Configuring Cisco DCNM-SAN Client"

Federated Server

Server Federation

4.2(1)

Chapter 3 "Configuring Cisco DCNM-SAN Server"

Cisco Discovery Protocol - FM - DM Enhancements

Launching Fabric Manager Client

4.2(1)

Chapter 5 "Configuring Cisco DCNM-SAN Client"

FM Web Client: Report Enhancements

Viewing Custom Reports by Template.

Generating Custom Reports by Template.

4.2(1)

Chapter 2 "Cisco DCNM Web Client"

Fabric Manager Launch Pad

Launching Fabric Manager Client Using Launch Pad.

4.2(1)

Chapter 5 "Configuring Cisco DCNM-SAN Client"

Populate Device Alias to Device Description

Using Alias Names as Descriptions.

4.2(1)

Chapter 5 "Configuring Cisco DCNM-SAN Client"

FM Historical and Real Time Charts

Viewing Statics Using Fabric Manager

4.2(1)

Chapter 9 "Monitoring Performance"