Cisco Nexus 7000 Series NX-OS Fundamentals Configuration Guide, Release 6.x
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Preface

Preface

This preface describes the audience, organization and conventions of the Cisco Nexus 7000 Series NX-OS Fundamentals Configuration Guide. It also provides information on how to obtain related documentation.

Audience

This publication is for network administrators who configure and maintain Cisco Nexus devices.

Document Conventions

Command descriptions use the following conventions:

Convention Description
bold

Bold text indicates the commands and keywords that you enter literally as shown.

Italic

Italic text indicates arguments for which the user supplies the values.

[x]

Square brackets enclose an optional element (keyword or argument).

[x | y]

Square brackets enclosing keywords or arguments separated by a vertical bar indicate an optional choice.

{x | y}

Braces enclosing keywords or arguments separated by a vertical bar indicate a required choice.

[x {y | z}]

Nested set of square brackets or braces indicate optional or required choices within optional or required elements. Braces and a vertical bar within square brackets indicate a required choice within an optional element.

variable

Indicates a variable for which you supply values, in context where italics cannot be used.

string A nonquoted set of characters. Do not use quotation marks around the string or the string will include the quotation marks.

Examples use the following conventions:

Convention Description
screen font

Terminal sessions and information the switch displays are in screen font.

boldface screen font

Information you must enter is in boldface screen font.

italic screen font

Arguments for which you supply values are in italic screen font.

< >

Nonprinting characters, such as passwords, are in angle brackets.

[ ]

Default responses to system prompts are in square brackets.

!, #

An exclamation point (!) or a pound sign (#) at the beginning of a line of code indicates a comment line.

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.


Related Documentation for Cisco Nexus 7000 Series NX-OS Software

The entire Cisco Nexus 7000 Series NX-OS documentation set is available at the following URL:

http:/​/​www.cisco.com/​en/​us/​products/​ps9402/​tsd_​products_​support_​series_​home.html

Release Notes

The release notes are available at the following URL:

http:/​/​www.cisco.com/​en/​US/​products/​ps9402/​prod_​release_​notes_​list.html

Configuration Guides

These guides are available at the following URL:

http:/​/​www.cisco.com/​en/​US/​products/​ps9402/​products_​installation_​and_​configuration_​guides_​list.html

The documents in this category include:

  • Cisco Nexus 7000 Series NX-OS Configuration Examples

  • Cisco Nexus 7000 Series NX-OS FabricPath Configuration Guide

  • Cisco Nexus 7000 Series NX-OS Fundamentals Configuration Guide

  • Cisco Nexus 7000 Series NX-OS Interfaces Configuration Guide

  • Cisco Nexus 7000 Series NX-OS IP SLAs Configuration Guide

  • Cisco Nexus 7000 Series NX-OS Layer 2 Switching Configuration Guide

  • Cisco Nexus 7000 Series NX-OS LISP Configuration Guide

  • Cisco Nexus 7000 Series NX-OS MPLS Configuration Guide

  • Cisco Nexus 7000 Series NX-OS Multicast Routing Configuration Guide

  • Cisco Nexus 7000 Series NX-OS OTV Configuration Guide

  • Cisco Nexus 7000 Series NX-OS Quality of Service Configuration Guide

  • Cisco Nexus 7000 Series NX-OS SAN Switching Guide

  • Cisco Nexus 7000 Series NX-OS Security Configuration Guide

  • Cisco Nexus 7000 Series NX-OS System Management Configuration Guide

  • Cisco Nexus 7000 Series NX-OS Unicast Routing Configuration Guide

  • Cisco Nexus 7000 Series NX-OS Verified Scalability Guide

  • Cisco Nexus 7000 Series NX-OS Virtual Device Context Configuration Guide

  • Cisco Nexus 7000 Series NX-OS Virtual Device Context Quick Start

  • Cisco Nexus 7000 Series NX-OS OTV Quick Start Guide

  • Cisco NX-OS FCoE Configuration Guide for Cisco Nexus 7000 and Cisco MDS 9500

  • Cisco Nexus 2000 Series Fabric Extender Software Configuration Guide

Command References

These guides are available at the following URL:

http:/​/​www.cisco.com/​en/​US/​products/​ps9402/​prod_​command_​reference_​list.html

The documents in this category include:

  • Cisco Nexus 7000 Series NX-OS Command Reference Master Index

  • Cisco Nexus 7000 Series NX-OS FabricPath Command Reference

  • Cisco Nexus 7000 Series NX-OS Fundamentals Command Reference

  • Cisco Nexus 7000 Series NX-OS High Availability Command Reference

  • Cisco Nexus 7000 Series NX-OS Interfaces Command Reference

  • Cisco Nexus 7000 Series NX-OS Layer 2 Switching Command Reference

  • Cisco Nexus 7000 Series NX-OS LISP Command Reference

  • Cisco Nexus 7000 Series NX-OS MPLS Configuration Guide

  • Cisco Nexus 7000 Series NX-OS Multicast Routing Command Reference

  • Cisco Nexus 7000 Series NX-OS OTV Command Reference

  • Cisco Nexus 7000 Series NX-OS Quality of Service Command Reference

  • Cisco Nexus 7000 Series NX-OS SAN Switching Command Reference

  • Cisco Nexus 7000 Series NX-OS Security Command Reference

  • Cisco Nexus 7000 Series NX-OS System Management Command Reference

  • Cisco Nexus 7000 Series NX-OS Unicast Routing Command Reference

  • Cisco Nexus 7000 Series NX-OS Virtual Device Context Command Reference

  • Cisco NX-OS FCoE Command Reference for Cisco Nexus 7000 and Cisco MDS 9500

Other Software Documents

You can locate these documents starting at the following landing page:

http:/​/​www.cisco.com/​en/​us/​products/​ps9402/​tsd_​products_​support_​series_​home.html

  • Cisco Nexus 7000 Series NX-OS MIB Quick Reference

  • Cisco Nexus 7000 Series NX-OS Software Upgrade and Downgrade Guide

  • Cisco Nexus 7000 Series NX-OS Troubleshooting Guide

  • Cisco NX-OS Licensing Guide

  • Cisco NX-OS System Messages Reference

  • Cisco NX-OS XML Interface User Guide

Documentation Feedback

To provide technical feedback on this document, or to report an error or omission, please send your comments to:
  • nexus7k-docfeedback@cisco.com
We appreciate your feedback.

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