Cisco DCNM Virtual Device Context Quick Start
This document describes the procedure for getting started with virtual device contexts (VDCs) on a Cisco NX-OS device using Cisco Data Center Network Manager (DCNM).
Introduction to VDCs
VDCs partition a single physical device into multiple logical devices that provide fault isolation, management isolation, address allocation isolation, service differentiation domains, and adaptive resource management. You can manage a VDC instance within a physical device independently. Each VDC appears as a unique device to the connected users. A VDC runs as a separate logical entity within the physical device, maintains its own unique set of running software processes, has its own configuration, and can be managed by a separate administrator.
For more information about working with VDCs using Cisco DCNM, see the .
Creating and Discovering a VDCProcedure
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