Enable the FCoE
feature set in only one VDC.
Create VLANs in
the FCoE allocated VLAN range.
Do not enable any
other features other than storage-related features in the dedicated FCoE VDC.
for the dedicated FCoE VDC from an F Series module, such as the 32-port
10-Gigabit Ethernet I/O module (PID N7K-F132XP-15) .
Rollback is not
supported in a storage VDC.
For Cisco NX-OS
Release 7.2(0)D1(1), ports from only 24 FEXes can be shared to storage VDC.
System will not restrict the user to go beyond 24 but, more than 24 is not
tested and not supported.
FCoE on F2, F2e,
and F3 Series modules is supported with the Supervisor 2 module (N7K-SUP2 for
Cisco Nexus 7000 Series devices) and the Supervisor 2E module (N77-SUP2E for
Cisco Nexus 7700 Series devices and N7K-SUP2E for Cisco Nexus 7000 Series
In order to
enable FCoE over FEX on the storage VDC, you must execute the allow feature-set FEX command from the Admin or
default VDC beforehand for storage VDC. FCoE over FEX is available from
7.2(0)D1(1) and onwards.
IVR (Inter VSAN
route) zone configuration is not supported for FCoE over FEX.
F3 Fiber Channel
over Ethernet (FCoE) feature licensing is supported from 7.2.0 release onwards.
To downgrade to the older version of the image 6.2.x, first uninstall the F3
FCoE license and then proceed. For more information about licensing, refer
Cisco NX-OS Licensing
F2, F2e, and F3
Series modules can co-exist in the same VDC. This applies to both LAN and
F1 and F3
Series modules cannot co-exist in the same VDC. This applies to both LAN and
F1 and F2
series modules cannot exist in the same VDC. This applies to both LAN and
module-type command in the admin or default VDC to assign module
resources such as F1, F2, F2e and F3 to a storage VDC. The supported line card
modules are F1, F2, F2e and F3.