Cisco Nexus 7000 Series NX-OS Virtual Device Context Configuration Guide
New and Changed Information
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New and Changed Information


New and Changed Information


This chapter provides release-specific information for each new and changed feature in the Cisco Nexus 7000 Series NX-OS Virtual Device Context Configuration Guide. The latest version of this document is available at the following Cisco website:
http://www.cisco.com/en/US/products/ps9402/products_installation_and_configuration_guides_list.html

To check for additional information about Cisco NX-OS releases, see the Cisco Nexus 7000 Series NX-OS Release Notes available at the following Cisco website:
http://www.cisco.com/en/US/products/ps9402/prod_release_notes_list.html

summarizes the new and changed features for the Cisco Nexus 7000 Series NX-OS Virtual Device Context Configuration Guide, and tells you where they are documented.

Table 1 New and Changed Features 

Feature
Description
Changed in Release
Where Documented

Support for F3 Series modules.

Added support for F3 Series modules.

6.2(6)

Chapter 5 "Managing VDCs"

Cisco Nexus 7710 switch and Cisco Nexus 7718 switch

Added support for the Cisco Nexus 7710 switch and the Cisco Nexus 7718 switch on the Supervisor 2e module.

6.2(2)

Chapter 1 "Overview," and Chapter 2 "Configuring an Admin VDC"

Supervisor 1 module

Added support for Admin VDC on Supervisor 1 module.

6.2(2)

Chapter 2 "Configuring an Admin VDC," and Chapter 4 "Creating VDCs"

F2e Series module

Added the ability to enable the F2e Series module (a new configurable VDC module type, independent from and separate to the F2 VDC module type) on the chassis.

6.2(2)

Chapter 4 "Creating VDCs," and Chapter 5 "Managing VDCs"

Switchwide VDC mode

Added the ability to enable specific line cards in the chassis and prevent others from powering on.

6.1(3)

Chapter 5 "Managing VDCs"

Support for F2e Series module

Added support for F2e Series as part of F2 Series modules.

6.1(2)

Chapter 5 "Managing VDCs"

Admin VDC

Added support for admin VDC.

6.1(1)

Chapter 2 "Configuring an Admin VDC" and Chapter 4 "Creating VDCs"

Supervisor modules, Number of VDCs and storage VDCs.

Added support for the new supervisor modules and the supported number of VDCs. Added support for storage VDCs.

6.1(1)

Chapter 1 "Overview," Chapter 2 "Configuring an Admin VDC," and Chapter 4 "Creating VDCs"

CPU Shares

Added support for CPU shares on a VDC.

6.1(1)

Chapter 5 "Managing VDCs"

VDC resource limits

Added support for M2 Series modules.

6.1(1)

Chapter 5 "Managing VDCs"

VDC resource limits

Added support for F2 Series modules.

6.0(1)

Chapter 5 "Managing VDCs"

FCoE

Added support for storage VDCs and the FCoE feature.

5.2(1)

Chapter 1 "Overview," Chapter 2 "Configuring an Admin VDC,", and Chapter 4 "Creating VDCs"

MAC addresses

The default VDC has a MAC address, and subsequent nondefault VDCs that are created are assigned MAC addresses.

5.2(1)

Chapter 5 "Managing VDCs"

VDC resource limits

Added support for M Series modules.

5.2(1)

Chapter 5 "Managing VDCs"

N7K-F132XP-15 module

Added support for the N7K-F132XP-15 module.

5.1(1)

Chapter 1 "Overview," Chapter 4 "Creating VDCs" and Chapter 5 "Managing VDCs"

VDC resource limits

Added the ability to configure ERSPAN monitor session resource limits.

5.1(1)

Chapter 5 "Managing VDCs"

VDC resource limits

The range for the minimum and maximum values changed for the limit-resource m4route-mem, limit-resource m6route-mem, limit-resource u4route-mem, limit-resource u6route-mem, and limit-resource vrf commands.

5.0(2)

Chapter 3 "Configuring VDC Resource Templates" and Chapter 5 "Managing VDCs"

Restarting VDCs

The vdc restart command was replaced by the reload vdc command.

4.2(4)

Chapter 5 "Managing VDCs"

Suspending and resuming VDCs

You can suspend and resume nondefault VDCs.

4.2(1)

Chapter 5 "Managing VDCs"

Restarting VDCs

You can restart active nondefault VDCs and nondefault VDCs in the failed state.

4.2(1)

Chapter 5 "Managing VDCs"

Reloading VDCs

You can reload nondefault VDCs.

4.2(1)

Chapter 5 "Managing VDCs"

VDC prompt format

You can change the format of the CLI prompt for nondefault VDCs.

4.2(1)

Chapter 5 "Managing VDCs"

VDC boot order

You can configure the boot order for nondefault VDCs.

4.2(1)

Chapter 5 "Managing VDCs"

VDCs and tunnel interfaces

You can put tunnel interfaces into nondefault VDCs and VRFs.

4.2(1)

Chapter 1 "Overview"

IPv4 and IPv6 unicast route memory resources

Changed the default value for the maximum limits.

4.1(2)

Chapter 3 "Configuring VDC Resource Templates" and Chapter 5 "Managing VDCs"

Multicast route memory resources

Added IPv4 and IPv6 multicast route memory resources.

4.1(2)

Chapter 3 "Configuring VDC Resource Templates" and Chapter 5 "Managing VDCs"

Port channel resource

Changed the default value for the maximum limit.

4.1(2)

Chapter 3 "Configuring VDC Resource Templates" and Chapter 5 "Managing VDCs"

IPv4 unicast route memory resource

Changed the default maximum value from 256 to 320.

4.0(2)

Chapter 3 "Configuring VDC Resource Templates" and Chapter 5 "Managing VDCs"

IPv6 unicast route memory resource

Changed the default maximum value from 256 to 192.

4.0(2)

Chapter 3 "Configuring VDC Resource Templates" and Chapter 5 "Managing VDCs"