Installation and Configuration Guide for Remote Integrated Service Engine (RISE)
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Preface

Table Of Contents

Preface

Audience

Document Organization

Document Conventions

Related Documentation

Obtaining Documentation and Submitting a Service Request


Preface


Date: 10/16/13

This guide includes information about the Cisco Nexus 7000 Series switches and the Citrix NetScaler Application Delivery Controller.


Note The Cisco NX-OS software supports the Cisco Nexus 7000 Series that includes Cisco Nexus 7000 switches and Cisco Nexus 7700 switches. You can find detailed information about supported hardware in the Cisco Nexus 7000 Series Hardware Installation and Reference Guide.


The term NetScaler appliance is used when the information applies to all models. The term NetScaler virtual appliance is used when the information applies only to the virtual model.

This preface describes the audience, organization, and conventions of the Installation and Configuration Guide for Remote Integrated Service Engine. It also provides information about how to obtain related information.

This preface contains the following sections:

Audience

Document Organization

Document Conventions

Related Documentation

Obtaining Documentation and Submitting a Service Request

Audience

This publication is for experienced system and network administrators who have specific knowledge in the following areas:

Networking and data communications

Network security

Router and switch configuration

Virtualization concepts

VMware vSphere operations

CLI-based and GUI-based management tools

Document Organization

This publication is organized as follows:

Chapter
Description

Chapter 1 "Overview"

Introduces RISE and discusses deployment scenarios with the Cisco Nexus 7000 Series switches and the NetScaler appliance.

Chapter 2 "Preparing for RISE Integration"

Provides information about connecting the Cisco Nexus 7000 Series switches and the NetScaler appliance and installing the RISE software.

Chapter 3 "Configuring RISE"

Describes how to set up and configure the RISE feature on the Cisco Nexus 7000 Series switches and the NetScaler appliance.

Chapter 4 "Administering RISE"

Describes how to administer RISE on the Cisco Nexus 7000 Series switches and the NetScaler appliance.

"Cisco NX-OS RISE Commands"

Describes the Cisco NX-OS RISE commands for the Cisco Nexus 7000 Series switches.


Document Conventions

This document uses the following conventions:

Item
Convention

Commands and keywords

boldface font

Variables for which you supply values

italic font

Displayed session and system information

screen font

Information you enter

boldface screen font

Variables you enter

italic screen font

Menu items and button names

boldface font

Choosing a menu item in paragraphs

Option > Network Preferences



Note Means reader take note. Notes contain helpful suggestions or references to material not covered in the publication.


Related Documentation

In addition to this installation and configuration guide for the RISE feature, you can access the following documentation sets on Cisco.com at the following URLs:

Cisco Nexus 7000 Series switches documentation at:
http://www.cisco.com/en/US/products/ps9402/tsd_products_support_series_home.html

NetScaler appliance documentation at: http://support.citrix.com/proddocs/topic/netscaler/ns-gen-netscaler-wrapper-con.html

Table 1 Cisco Nexus 7000 Series Switch Documentation  

Document Name
Content

Cisco MDS 9000 Family and Nexus 7000 Series NX-OS System Messages Reference

Describes the system messages for Cisco NX-OS on MDS 9000 and Nexus 7000 Series switches.

Cisco Nexus 7000 Series Command Reference Master Index

Describes all of the Cisco NX-OS commands that can be used with the Cisco Nexus 7000 Series switches.

Cisco Nexus 7000 Series Hardware Installation and Reference Guide

Provides information about installing the Cisco Nexus 7000 Series switches.

Cisco Nexus 7000 Series NX-OS Fundamentals Configuration Guide

Provides information on using the Cisco NX-OS setup utility, understanding the Cisco NX-OS command-line interface (CLI), and preparing the Cisco Nexus 7000 Series switches for configuration.

Cisco Nexus 7000 Series NX-OS High Availability and Redundancy Guide

Describes high availability (HA) concepts and features for the Cisco Nexus 7000 Series switches.

Cisco Nexus 7000 Series NX-OS Interfaces Configuration Guide

Provides information on configuring interfaces and port channels on the Cisco Nexus 7000 Series switches.

Cisco Nexus 7000 Series NX-OS Release Notes

Describes the features, caveats, and limitations for Cisco NX-OS software on the Cisco Nexus 7000 Series switches.

Cisco Nexus 7000 Series NX-OS Security Configuration Guide

Describes how to configure security features that can protect your network against degradation, failure, data loss, and compromise.

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

Provides information on upgrading or downgrading the Cisco NX-OS software on the Cisco Nexus 7000 Series switches.

Cisco Nexus 7000 Series NX-OS System Management Configuration Guide

Describes the system management features that you can use to monitor and manage the Cisco Nexus 7000 Series switches.

Cisco Nexus 7000 Series NX-OS Troubleshooting Guide

Provides guidance for troubleshooting issues that might occur when using the Cisco Nexus 7000 Series switches.

Cisco Nexus 7000 Series NX-OS Unicast Routing Configuration Guide

Describes how to configure unicast routing protocols and first-hop redundancy protocols on the Cisco Nexus 7000 Series switches.

Cisco Nexus 7000 Series NX-OS Verified Scalability Guide

Describes the Cisco NX-OS configuration limits for the Cisco Nexus 7000 Series switches.

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

Describes Virtual Device Contexts (VDCs) and how to configure them on the Cisco Nexus 7000 Series switches.

Cisco NX-OS Licensing Guide

Provides information related to licensing types, options, procedures, installation, and management for the Cisco NX-OS software.


Obtaining Documentation and Submitting a Service Request

For information about obtaining documentation, submitting a service request, and gathering additional information, see the monthly What's New in Cisco Product Documentation, which also lists all new and revised Cisco technical documentation, at:

http://www.cisco.com/en/US/docs/general/whatsnew/whatsnew.html

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