Layer 2 Switching Configuration Guide, Cisco DCNM for LAN, Release 6.x
New and Changed Information
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New and Changed Information

New and Changed Information

This section provides release-specific information for each new and changed feature in the Cisco Data Center Network Manager (DCNM) for Layer 2 switching.

New and Changed Information for Cisco DCNM

To check for additional information about Cisco DCNM releases, see the Cisco DCNM Release Notes.

This table summarizes the new and changed features for the Cisco DCNM Layer 2 switching.

Table 1 New and Changed Features

Feature

Description

Changed in Release

Display enabled features

You can display which features are enabled on the device.

4.1(2)

VLAN Trunking Protocol

You can run VTP in transparent mode.

4.1(2)

Layer 2 consistency

The show forwarding consistency l2 command displays inconsistent entries on the MAC address table between the modules.

4.1(2)

Display for MAC tables enhanced when vPC enabled.

The display for the show mac address-table command shows additional information when you have enabled and configured the vPC feature.

4.1(3)

Static MAC addresses for Layer 3 interfaces

You can configure static MAC addresses for Layer 3 interfaces.

4.2(1)

Link State Tracking (LST)

Assists with failover.

4.2(3)

Chassis Internal Network (CIN)

Set up VLAN communication with third-party GUI.

4.2(3)

IGMP snooping

Examines Layer 2 IP multicast traffic to discover ports where interested receivers reside.

5.0(2)

FIP snooping

Layer 2 protocol that discovers end points and fabric associations for FCoE.

5.0(2)

Private VLAN promiscuous trunk ports and secondary trunk ports

Promiscuous trunk ports carry traffic for multiple private VLANs.

5.1(1)

VLAN Mode

Allows you to create Classical Ethernet or Fabric Path VLANs

5.2(1)

VXLAN Mode

Allows you to create Ethernet Path VXLANs

6.1(1)