Cisco Nexus 7000 Series NX-OS FabricPath Configuration Guide
New and Changed Information
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New and Changed Information


New and Changed Information


This chapter provides release-specific information for each new and changed feature in the Cisco Nexus 7000 Series NX-OS FabricPath Configuration Guide. The latest version of this document is available at the following Cisco website:
http://www.cisco.com/en/US/products/ps9402/products_installation_and_configuration_guides_list.html

To check for additional information about Cisco NX-OS releases, see the release notes available at the following Cisco website:
http://www.cisco.com/en/US/products/ps9402/prod_release_notes_list.html

summarizes the new and changed features for the Cisco Nexus 7000 Series NX-OS FabricPath Configuration Guide and tells you where they are documented.

Table 1 New and Changed Features 

Feature
Description
Changed in Release

FabricPath timers

Added the linkup-delay always option.

6.2(2)

TTL for Unicast and Multicast Packets

Added TTL for unicast and multicast packets.

6.2(2)

Unicast static routes in FabricPath

Added support for unicast static routes.

6.2(2)

Advanced FabricPath Layer 2 IS-IS Parameters Globally

Added support for VLAN pruning.

6.2(2)

Advanced FabricPath Layer 2 IS-IS Parameters Globally

Added support for the overload bit.

6.2(2)

Advanced FabricPath Layer 2 IS-IS Parameters

Added support for route-map redistribution and mesh group.

6.2(2)

Multiple Topologies

Added support to create multiple topologies.

6.2(2)

Proxy Layer 2 Learning

Added Proxy Layer 2 learning that disables core port learning in a mixed chassis system.

6.2(2)

MAC Proxy

Added support for leveraging the MAC address table of an M Series module in order to address up to 128,000 hosts in the FabricPath network.

6.2(2)

Anycast HSRP

Provided capability to create an anycast HSRP bundle to support scalability on the spine layer.

6.2(2)

Configuring more than 244 vPC+ port channels

Added support for configuring more than 244 vPC+ port channels with the no port-channel limit command.

6.1(3)

Configuring vPC+ with FEX ports

Added support for configuring vPC+ with FEX ports with the fabricpath multicast load-balance command.

6.1(3)

FEX Support for an Emulated Switch

Added support to emulate a switch using FEXs.

6.1(2)

Core Port Learning

Core port learning introduced to support forwarding for FEX with VPC+ on F2 cards.

6.1(1)

Load Balancing Using Port Channels

Load balancing to support F2 modules introduced.

6.0(1)

New default MAC learning address method for mixed chassis

Created new default method for learning MAC addresses in a chassis containing an F Series and an M Series module.

5.2(1)