Cisco Nexus 7000 Series NX-OS System Management Command Reference
New and Changed Information
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This chapter provides release-specific information for each new and changed feature in the Cisco Nexus 7000 Series NX-OS System Management Command Reference. The latest version of this document is available at the following Cisco website:

http://www.cisco.com/en/US/docs/switches/datacenter/sw/6_0/nx-os/system_management/command/reference/sm_nx_os_book.html

To check for additional information about Cisco NX-OS Release 6.0, see the Cisco NX-OS Release Notes available at the following Cisco website:
http://www.cisco.com/en/US/docs/switches/datacenter/sw/6_0/nx-os/release/notes/6x_nx-os_release_note.html

Table 1 summarizes the new and changed features for the Cisco Nexus 7000 Series NX-OS System Management Command Reference, and tells you where they are documented.

Table 1 New and Changed Features for Release 6.x 

Feature
Description
Changed in Release
Where Documented

BloggerD

This command was introduced.

6.2(2)

bloggerd log-dump

 

This command was introduced.

6.2(2)

bloggerd log-transfer

 

This command was introduced.

6.2(2)

bloggerd parse log-buffer

Converting CLI Commands to Network Configuration Format

This command was introduced.

6.2(2)

xmlin

NTP

Added the match-all keyword to the ntp access-group command.

6.2(2)

ntp access-group

 

This command was introduced.

6.2(2)

ntp broadcast

 

This command was introduced.

6.2(2)

ntp broadcastdelay

 

This command was introduced.

6.2(2)

ntp disable

 

This command was introduced.

6.2(2)

ntp multicast

 

This command was introduced.

6.2(2)

ntp multicast client

 

This command was introduced.

6.2(2)

ntp passive

SPAN

This command was introduced.

6.2(2)

filter (ERSPAN)

 

This command was introduced.

6.2(2)

filter (SPAN)

 

This command was introduced.

6.2(2)

filter frame-type arp

 

This command was introduced.

6.2(2)

filter frame-type eth

 

This command was introduced.

6.2(2)

filter frame-type fcoe

 

This command was introduced.

6.2(2)

filter frame-type ipv6

 

This command was introduced.

6.2(2)

mode extended

 

Added support for F2e Series modules with 100 microseconds and 100 nanoseconds granularity.

6.2(2)

monitor erspan granularity

 

Added the rx, tx, and shut keywords to the monitor session command.

6.2(2)

monitor session

 

This command was introduced.

6.2(2)

show resource monitor-session

 

This command was introduced.

6.2(2)

show resource monitor-session-extended

 

This command was introduced.

6.2(2)

source exception

System Cores

This command was introduced.

6.2(2)

show cores

Added the 5sec, 1min, and 5min keywords to the show cpu processes sort command.

6.2(2)

show process cpu sort

 

Added the sort keyword to the show processes memory command.

6.2(2)

show processes memory

Troubleshooting Features

This command was introduced.

6.2(2)

show tech-support all binary

flow timeout

Added the seconds argument for the syntax description and also the note.

6.1(2)

flow timeout

Energy Efficient Ethernet

This command was introduced.

6.1(2)

show interface ethernet capabilities

This command was introduced.

6.1(2)

show interface ethernet

This command was introduced.

6.1(2)

show interface ethernet counter detailed

This command was introduced.

6.1(2)

power efficient-ethernet

header-type

This command was introduced.

6.1(1)

header-type

monitor erspan granularity

This command was introduced.

6.1(1)

monitor erspan granularity

mtu

Starting with 6.1, MTU truncation also support ERSPAN session.

6.1(1)

mtu

sampling

This command was introduced.

6.1(1)

sampling

show flow timeout

Changed the command output.

6.1(1)

show flow timeout

ptp source

vrf option is deprecated in Cisco NX-OS 6.1(1) release.

6.1(1)

ptp source

show monitor session

Changed the command output for erspan-source sessions.

6.1(1)

show monitor session

NetFlow hardware

The show hardware ip command has been changed to the show hardware flow command.

6.0(1)

show hardware flow

Flexible Netflow

The show flow monitor command has been changed to the show flow-sw monitor command.

6.0(1)

show flow sw-monitor

Callhome

Added the ability to send HTTP messages through an HTTP proxy server.

5.2(1)

transport http proxy enable
transport http proxy server

EEM event correlation

Added support for multiple event triggers in a single EEM policy.

5.2(1)

tag

Logging

Added the ability to support descriptions for physical Ethernet interfaces and subinterfaces in the system message log.

5.2(1)

logging message interface type ethernet description

Network Time Protocol

Changed the [no] ntp enable command to the [no] feature ntp command.

Added the ability to configure the device as the NTP authoritative server, enabling it to distribute time even if it is not synchronized to an existing time server.

5.2(1)

feature ntp
ntp master

Precision Time Protocol

Added support for PTP is a time synchronization protocol nodes distributed across a network. This protocol provides greater accuracy than other time synchronization protocols.

5.2(1)

feature ptp
ptp announce
ptp delay-request minimum interval
ptp domain
ptp priority1
ptp priority1
ptp priority2
ptp source
ptp sync interval
ptp vlan
show ptp brief
show ptp clock
show ptp clock foreign-masters-record
show ptp corrections
show ptp parent
show ptp port
show ptp time-property

SPAN Monitor

Added the ability to configure MTU truncation, the source rate limit, and the multicast best effort mode for each SPAN session and the ability to configure MTU truncation and the multicast best effort mode for each ERSPAN session.

5.2(1)

mtu
multicast best-effort
rate-limit

Encapsulated Remote Switched Port Analyzer (ERSPAN)

You can now configure and monitor ERSPAN for analyzing traffic between ports.

5.1(1)

erspan-id
filter access-group
ip access-list
ip dscp
ip ttl
monitor erspan origin ip-address
monitor erspan granularity
vrf

AAA MSCHAP V2 authentication

Added the mschapv2 keyword to the aaa authentication login default and show authentication commands.

4.2(1)

A Commands
Show Commands

AAA accounting log

Added the last-index and start-seqnum keywords to the show accounting log command.

4.2(1)

A Commands
Show Commands

802.1x authentication

Added the dot1x pae authenticator command.

4.2(1)

D Commands

RADIUS statistics

Added the clear radius-server statistics command.

4.2(1)

C Commands

TACACS+ statistics

Added the clear tacacs-server statistics command.

4.2(1)

C Commands

TACACS+ command authorization

Added the following commands to support TACACS+ command authorication:

aaa test authorization command-type

show aaa authorization

tacacs-server authorization command login default

tacacs-server authorization config-command login default

terminal verify-only

4.2(1)

A Commands
Show Commands
T Commands

Port Security

Changed the following commands to support support port security on port-channel interfaces:

clear port-security

switchport port-security

switchport port-security aging time

switchport port-security aging type

switchport port-security mac-address

switchport port-security mac-address sticky

switchport port-security maximum

switchport port-security violation

4.2(1)

C Commands
S Commands

IP ACLs

Added the fragments command to support optimization of fragment handling during IP ACL processing.

4.2(1)

F Commands

MAC ACLs

Added or changed the following commands to support MAC packet classification:

ip port access-group

ipv6 port traffic-filter

mac packet-classify

4.2(1)

I Commands
M Commands

Cisco Fabric Services

Cisco Fabric Services (CFS) distributes data, including configuration changes, to all Cisco NX-OS devices in a network.

4.1(2)

abort (Call home)
cfs distribute
cfs ipv4
cfs ipv4
cfs region
commit (Call home)
distribute
show cfs application
show cfs lock
show cfs merge status
show cfs peers
show cfs regions
show cfs status
show tech-support cfs

Ethernet Switched Port Analyzer

Cisco Ethernet Switched Port Analyzer (SPAN) destinations are enhanced to support intrusion detection by allowing the following:

Injecting packets to disrupt a TCP packet stream.

Enabling a forwarding engine to learn the MAC address of the IDS.

4.1(2)

switchport monitor

Call Home

Call Home is enhanced to support the distribution of configurations using CFS.

4.1(2)

abort (Call home)
cfs distribute
cfs ipv4
cfs region
commit (Call home)
distribute
show cfs application
show cfs lock
show cfs merge status
show cfs peers
show cfs regions
show cfs status
show tech-support cfs

Locator LEDs

Locator LEDs can be configured to blink to help locate them on the system.

4.1(2)

locator-led
show locator-led status

Online diagnostics (GOLD)

Cisco online diagnostics are enhanced to provide viewing of events, and to display diagnostic information in the output of the show module command.

4.1(2)

show diagnostic events
show module

Syslog

Syslog facilities are updated to include: AMT, CFS, DCBX, LISP, Routing IPv6 Multicast, and Routing Multicast.

4.1(2)

System Message Logging Facilities

NTP

Added the ntp enable command.

4.0(3)

N Commands

New show hardware fabric-utilization commands

Adds commands to view hardware fabric utilization.

4.0(3)

Show Commands

SNMP

Added the snmp-server aaa-user cache-timeout and snmp-server protocol commands.

4.0(3)

S Commands

SNMP—Multiple Instance Support

Adds commands for SNMP context to logical network entity mapping, including protocol instances and virtual routing and forwarding (VRF) instances.

4.0(2)

S Commands

New NetFlow show commands

Adds commands to view NetFlow hardware flows.

4.0(2)

Show Commands