Cisco DCNM OVA Installation Guide, Release 7.x
Preface
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Table of Contents

Preface

Audience

Document Conventions

Related Documentation

Cisco DCNM Documentation

Cisco Nexus 1000V Series Switch Documentation

Cisco Nexus 2000 Series Fabric Extender Documentation

Cisco Nexus 3000 Series Switch Documentation

Cisco Nexus 4000 Series Switch Documentation

Cisco Nexus 5000 Series Switch Documentation

Cisco Nexus 6000 Series Switch Documentation

Cisco Nexus 7000 Series Switch Documentation

Cisco Network Services Controller Documentation

Cisco Dynamic Fabric Automation Documentation

Obtaining Documentation and Submitting a Service Request

Preface

This preface describes the audience, organization, and conventions of the Cisco DCNM 7.0 OVA Installation Guide . It also provides information on how to obtain related documentation.

This preface includes the following topics:

Audience

This publication is for experienced network administrators who plan to install Cisco Data Center Network Manager (DCNM) Open Virtual Appliance (OVA) to configure, monitor, and maintain applications that provide a central point of management for Cisco Dynamic Fabric Automation (DFA). Cisco DFA works with only certain Cisco Nexus products. Consult your Cisco DFA documentation for specific information about products that work with Cisco DFA.

Document Conventions

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.

In this document, the following shortened names are used:

  • Cisco Data Center Network Manager is also referred to as Cisco DCNM.
  • Cisco Data Center Network Manager Open Virtual Appliance is also referred to as Cisco DCNM OVA.
  • Cisco Dynamic Fabric Automation is also referred to as Cisco DFA.

Related Documentation

This section contains information about the documentation available for Cisco DCNM OVA, Cisco DFA, and for the platforms that Cisco DCNM OVA and Cisco DFA manages.

This section includes the following topics:

Cisco DCNM Documentation

The Cisco DCNM documentation is available at the following URL:

http://www.cisco.com/en/US/products/ps9369/tsd_products_support_series_home.html

The documentation set for Cisco DCNM includes the following documents:

Release Notes

Cisco DCNM Release Notes, Release 7.x

Cisco DCNM 7.0 Fundamentals Guide

Cisco DCNM 7.0 Fundamentals Guide

Cisco DCNM for LAN Configuration Guides

FabricPath Configuration Guide, Cisco DCNM for LAN, Release 6.x

Interfaces Configuration Guide, Cisco DCNM for LAN, Release 6.x

Layer 2 Switching Configuration Guide, Cisco DCNM for LAN, Release 6.x

Security Configuration Guide, Cisco DCNM for LAN, Release 6.x

System Management Configuration Guide, Cisco DCNM for LAN, Release 6.x

Unicast Configuration Guide, Cisco DCNM for LAN, Release 6.x

Virtual Device Context Configuration Guide, Cisco DCNM for LAN, Release 6.x

Virtual Device Context Quick Start, Cisco DCNM for LAN, Release 5.x

Web Services API Guide, Cisco DCNM for LAN, Release 5.x

Cisco DCNM for SAN Configuration Guides

System Management Configuration Guide, Cisco DCNM for SAN, Release 6.x

Interfaces Configuration Guide, Cisco DCNM for SAN, Release 6.x

Fabric Configuration Guide, Cisco DCNM for SAN, Release 6.x

Quality of Service Configuration Guide, Cisco DCNM for SAN, Release 6.x

Security Configuration Guide, Cisco DCNM for SAN, Release 6.x

IP Services Configuration Guide, Cisco DCNM for SAN, Release 6.x

Intelligent Storage Services Configuration Guide, Cisco DCNM for SAN, Release 6.x

High Availability and Redundancy Configuration Guide, Cisco DCNM for SAN, Release 6.x

Inter-VSAN Routing Configuration Guide, Cisco DCNM for SAN, Release 6.x

SMI-S and Web Services Programming Guide, Cisco DCNM for SAN, Release 6.x

Cisco Nexus 1000V Series Switch Documentation

The Cisco Nexus 1000V Series Switch documentation is available at the following URL:

http://www.cisco.com/en/US/products/ps9902/tsd_products_support_series_home.html

Cisco Nexus 2000 Series Fabric Extender Documentation

The Cisco Nexus 2000 Series Fabric Extender documentation is available at the following URL:

http://www.cisco.com/en/US/products/ps10110/tsd_products_support_series_home.html

Cisco Nexus 3000 Series Switch Documentation

The Cisco Nexus 3000 Series switch documentation is available at the following URL:

http://www.cisco.com/en/US/products/ps11541/tsd_products_support_series_home.html

Cisco Nexus 4000 Series Switch Documentation

The Cisco Nexus 4000 Series Switch documentation is available at the following URL:

http://www.cisco.com/en/US/products/ps10596/tsd_products_support_series_home.html

Cisco Nexus 5000 Series Switch Documentation

The Cisco Nexus 5000 Series Switch documentation is available at the following URL:

http://www.cisco.com/en/US/products/ps9670/tsd_products_support_series_home.html

Cisco Nexus 6000 Series Switch Documentation

Cisco Nexus 6000 Series Switch Documentation is available at the following URL:

http://www.cisco.com/en/US/products/ps12806/tsd_products_support_series_home.html

Cisco Nexus 7000 Series Switch Documentation

The Cisco Nexus 7000 Series Switch documentation is available at the following URL:

http://www.cisco.com/en/US/products/ps9902/tsd_products_support_series_home.html

Cisco Network Services Controller Documentation

The Cisco Network Services Controller Documentation is available at the following URL:

http://www.cisco.com/en/US/partner/products/ps13213/tsd_products_support_series_home.html

Cisco Dynamic Fabric Automation Documentation

This Cisco Dynamic Fabric Automation documentation is available at the following URL:

http://cisco.com/en/US/solutions/ns340/ns517/ns224/ns945/dynamic_fabric_automation.html#~Products

Obtaining Documentation and Submitting a Service Request

For information on obtaining documentation, using the Cisco Bug Search Tool (BST), submitting a service request, and gathering additional information, see What’s New in Cisco Product Documentation at: http://www.cisco.com/c/en/us/td/docs/general/whatsnew/whatsnew.html .

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