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The following tables provide interoperability information for Cisco Nexus 9000 switch and FEX components and configurations that have been tested and validated by Cisco, by Cisco partners, or both. Use this form as a reference for supported hardware and software.
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Not supported
Yes
Supported

9300 Series, NX-OS Mode

Switch / Linecards

N9K-C9332PQ32 QSFP+
N9K-C9372PX
N9K-C9372PX-E48 fixed 1/10G SFP+ and 6 QSFP+
(no FEX support on 40G uplink ports of switch)
N9K-C9396PX48 fixed SPF+
N9K-C93108TC-EX48x10/25GBASE-T + 6x40/100G
N9K-C93180LC-EX28x40 + 4x100G
(4x10G breakout on 100G ports only)
N9K-C93180YC-EX48x10/25G + 6x40/100G
N9K-C93108TC-FX48x10/25GBASE-T + 6x40/100G
N9K-C93180YC-FX48x10/25G + 6x40/100G
N9K-C9336C-FX236x40/100 QSFP28
N9K-C93216TC-FX296x1/10GBASE-T + 12x40/100G
N9K-C93240YC-FX248x10/25G + 18x40/100G
N9K-C93360YC-FX296x1/10/25G + 12x40/100G
N2K-C2224TPHIF = 24 100/1000 BASE-T
NIF = 2 10 Gbps SFP+
Yes7.0(3)I3(1)
• 4x10G breakout
Yes7.0(3)I2(1)
• 4x10G breakout
Yes7.0(3)I2(1)
• 4x10G breakout
Yes7.0(3)I6(1)
• 4x10G breakout
 
Yes7.0(3)I5(1)
• 4x10G breakout
• 10G native
Yes9.2(1)
Yes9.2(1)
Yes9.2(1)
Straight-through FEX only
Yes9.3(2)
Straight-through FEX only
Yes9.2(1)
Straight-through FEX only
Yes9.3(1)
Straight-through FEX only
N2K-C2248TP HIF = 48 100/1000 BASE-T
NIF = 4x10 Gbps SFP+
(includes N2K-C2248TF bundle and N2K-C2248TP-1GE)
Yes7.0(3)I3(1)
• 4x10G breakout
Yes7.0(3)I2(1)
• 4x10G breakout
Yes7.0(3)I2(1)
• 4x10G breakout
Yes7.0(3)I6(1)
• 4x10G breakout
Yes7.0(3)I7(1)
• 4x10G breakout on ports 29-32
Yes7.0(3)I5(1)
• 4x10G breakout
• 10G native
Yes9.2(1)
Yes7.0(3)I7(3)
Straight-through FEX
9.2(1)
All FEX modes
Yes9.2(1)
Straight-through FEX only
Yes9.3(2)
Straight-through FEX only
Yes9.2(1)
Straight-through FEX only
Yes9.3(1)
Straight-through FEX only
N2K-C2248TP-E HIF = 48 100/1000 BASE-T
NIF = 4x10 Gbps SFP+
(includes N2K-C2248TF-E bundle and N2K-C2248TP-E-1GE)
Yes7.0(3)I3(1)
• 4x10G breakout
Yes7.0(3)I2(1)
• 4x10G breakout
Yes7.0(3)I2(1)
• 4x10G breakout
Yes7.0(3)I6(1)
• 4x10G breakout
Yes7.0(3)I7(1)
• 4x10G breakout on ports 29-32
Yes7.0(3)I5(1)
• 4x10G breakout
• 10G native
Yes9.2(1)
Yes7.0(3)I7(3)
Yes9.2(1)
Straight-through FEX only
Yes9.3(2)
Straight-through FEX only
Yes9.2(1)
Straight-through FEX only
Yes9.3(1)
Straight-through FEX only
N2K-C2232TM HIF = 32 1/10GBASE-T
NIF = modular uplinks (8 10 SFP+
Yes7.0(3)I3(1)
• 4x10G breakout
Yes7.0(3)I2(1)
• 4x10G breakout
Yes7.0(3)I2(1)
• 4x10G breakout
Yes7.0(3)I6(1)
• 4x10G breakout
 
Yes7.0(3)I5(1)
• 4x10G breakout
Yes9.2(1)
Yes9.2(1)
Yes9.2(1)
Straight-through FEX only
Yes9.3(2)
Straight-through FEX only
Yes9.2(1)
Straight-through FEX only
Yes9.3(1)
Straight-through FEX only
N2K-C2232TM-E HIF = 32 1/10GBASE-T
NIF = modular uplinks (8 10 SFP+
Yes7.0(3)I3(1)
• 4x10G breakout
Yes7.0(3)I2(1)
• 4x10G breakout
Yes7.0(3)I2(1)
• 4x10G breakout
Yes7.0(3)I6(1)
• 4x10G breakout
 
Yes7.0(3)I5(1)
• 4x10G breakout
Yes9.2(1)
Yes9.2(1)
Yes9.2(1)
Straight-through FEX only
Yes9.3(2)
Straight-through FEX only
Yes9.2(1)
Straight-through FEX only
Yes9.3(1)
Straight-through FEX only
N2K-C2232PP HIF = 32 1/10 SFP+
NIF = 8 10 SFP+
(includes N2K-C2232PF bundle)
Yes7.0(3)I3(1)
• 4x10G breakout
Yes7.0(3)I2(1)
• 4x10G breakout
Yes7.0(3)I2(1)
• 4x10G breakout
Yes7.0(3)I6(1)
• 4x10G breakout
Yes7.0(3)I7(1)
• 4x10G breakout on ports 29-32
Yes7.0(3)I5(1)
• 4x10G breakout
Yes9.2(1)
Yes7.0(3)I7(3)
• 4x10G breakout
Straight-through FEX only
9.2(1)
All FEX modes
Yes9.2(1)
Straight-through FEX only
Yes9.3(2)
Straight-through FEX only
Yes9.2(1)
Straight-through FEX only
Yes9.3(1)
Straight-through FEX only
N2K-C2248PQ HIF = 48 1/10 Gbps SFP+
NIF = 4 QSFP+
Yes7.0(3)I3(1)
• 4x10G breakout on FEX
Yes7.0(3)I2(1)
• 4x10G breakout on FEX
Yes7.0(3)I2(1)
• 4x10G breakout on FEX
Yes7.0(3)I6(1)
• 4x10G breakout on FEX
Yes7.0(3)I7(1)
• 4x10G breakout on ports 29-32
Yes7.0(3)I5(1)
• 4x10G breakout on FEX
Yes9.2(1)
Yes9.2(1)
Yes9.2(1)
Straight-through FEX only
Yes9.3(2)
Straight-through FEX only
Yes9.2(1)
Straight-through FEX only
Yes9.3(1)
Straight-through FEX only
                         
N2K-C2332TQ HIF = 32 100M/1G/10G BASE-T
NIF = 4 QSFP+ 10/40 Gigabit
Yes7.0(3)I7(1)
Yes7.0(3)I7(1)
Yes7.0(3)I7(1)
• 4x10G breakout on FEX
Yes7.0(3)I7(1)
Yes7.0(3)I7(1)
Yes7.0(3)I7(1)
• 4x10G breakout on FEX
• 40G native
Yes9.2(1)
Yes9.2(1)
Yes9.2(1)
Straight-through FEX only
Yes9.3(2)
Straight-through FEX only
Yes9.2(1)
Straight-through FEX only
Yes9.3(1)
Straight-through FEX only
N2K-C2348TQ HIF = 48 100M/1/10 G Base-T
NIF = 6 QSFP+ 10/40 Gbps
Yes7.0(3)I2(1)
• 40G native
Yes7.0(3)I2(1)
• 4x10G breakout on FEX
Yes7.0(3)I2(1)
• 4x10G breakout on FEX
Yes7.0(3)I6(1)
• 40G native
Yes7.0(3)I6(1)
• 40G native on switch ports 1-32

7.0(3)I7(1)
• 4x10G breakout on ports 29-32
Yes7.0(3)I5(1)
• 4x10G breakout on FEX
• 40G native
Yes9.2(1)
Yes9.2(1)
Yes9.2(1)
Straight-through FEX only
Yes9.3(2)
Straight-through FEX only
Yes9.2(1)
Straight-through FEX only
Yes9.3(1)
Straight-through FEX only
N2K-C2348TQ-E HIF = 48 100M/1/10 G Base-T
NIF = 6 QSFP+ 10/40 Gbps
Yes7.0(3)I6(1)
Yes7.0(3)I6(1)
Yes7.0(3)I6(1)
Yes7.0(3)I6(1)
• 40G native
Yes7.0(3)I6(1)
• 40G native on switch ports 1-32

7.0(3)I7(1)
• 4x10G breakout on ports 29-32
Yes7.0(3)I6(1)
• 4x10G breakout on FEX
• 40G native
Yes9.2(1)
Yes9.2(1)
Yes9.2(1)
Straight-through FEX only
Yes9.3(2)
Straight-through FEX only
Yes9.2(1)
Straight-through FEX only
Yes9.3(1)
Straight-through FEX only
N2K-C2348UPQ HIF = 48 1/10 SFP+
NIF = 6 QSFP+ 10/40Gbps
(no hybrid mode on the two flexible ports)
Yes7.0(3)I2(1)
• 40G native
Yes7.0(3)I2(1)
• 4x10G breakout on FEX
Yes7.0(3)I2(1)
• 4x10G breakout on FEX
Yes7.0(3)I6(1)
• 40G native
Yes7.0(3)I6(1)
• 40G native on switch ports 1-32

7.0(3)I7(1)
• 4x10G breakout on ports 29-32
Yes7.0(3)I5(1)
• 4x10G breakout on FEX
• 40G native
Yes9.2(1)
Yes9.2(1)
Yes9.2(1)
Straight-through FEX only
Yes9.3(2)
Straight-through FEX only
Yes9.2(1)
Straight-through FEX only
Yes9.3(1)
Straight-through FEX only
                         
B22-HP
Yes7.0(3)I3(1)
• 4x10G breakout
Yes7.0(3)I2(1)
• 4x10G breakout
Yes7.0(3)I2(1)
• 4x10G breakout
Yes7.0(3)I6(1)
• 4x10G breakout
 
YesYes
Yes9.2(1)
Yes9.2(1)
Yes9.2(1)
Straight-through FEX only
Yes9.3(2)
Straight-through FEX only
Yes9.2(1)
Straight-through FEX only
Yes9.3(1)
Straight-through FEX only
B22-DELL
Yes7.0(3)I3(1)
• 4x10G breakout
Yes7.0(3)I2(1)
• 4x10G breakout
Yes7.0(3)I2(1)
• 4x10G breakout
Yes7.0(3)I6(1)
• 4x10G breakout
 
Yes7.0(3)I3(1)
Yes9.2(1)
Yes9.2(1)
Yes9.2(1)
Straight-through FEX only
Yes9.3(2)
Straight-through FEX only
Yes9.2(1)
Straight-through FEX only
Yes9.3(1)
Straight-through FEX only
B22-IBM
Yes7.0(3)I3(1)
• 4x10G breakout
Yes7.0(3)I2(1)
• 4x10G breakout
Yes7.0(3)I2(1)
• 4x10G breakout
Yes7.0(3)I6(1)
• 4x10G breakout
Yes9.2(1)
Yes7.0(3)I5(1)
• 4x10G breakout
Yes9.2(1)
Yes9.2(1)
Yes9.2(1)
Straight-through FEX only
Yes9.3(2)
Straight-through FEX only
Yes9.2(1)
Straight-through FEX only
Yes9.3(1)
Straight-through FEX only
B22-Fujitsu
Yes7.0(3)I5(1)
• 4x10G breakout
Yes7.0(3)I2(1)
• 4x10G breakout
Yes7.0(3)I2(1)
• 4x10G breakout
Yes7.0(3)I6(1)
• 4x10G breakout
 
Yes7.0(3)I5(1)
• 4x10G breakout
Yes9.2(1)
Yes9.2(1)
Yes9.2(1)
Straight-through FEX only
Yes9.3(2)
Straight-through FEX only
Yes9.2(1)
Straight-through FEX only
Yes9.3(1)
Straight-through FEX only

Note: N9K-C92348GC-X, N9K-C9348GC-FXP, N9K-C9372TX, N9K-C9372TX-E, N9K-C9348GC-FXP, N9K-C93120TX, and N9K-C93128TX do not support FEX in NX-OS Mode.
Note: FCoE is supported only with FEX models N2K-C2232PP, N2K-C2348UPQ, B22-HP, and B22-IBM. The N9K-C93108TC-EX does not support FCoE.
Additional Notes

9500 Series, NX-OS Mode

Switch / Linecards
N9K-X9564TX48 1/10 GBASE-T and 4 QSFP+
N9K-X9432PQ32 QSFP+
N9K-X9464PX48 1/10 Gbps SFP+ and 4 QSFP+
N9K-X9536PQ36 QSFP+
N9K-X9564PX48 1/10 Gbps SFP+ and 4 QSFP+
N9K-X9636PQ36 QSFP+
N2K-C2224TPHIF = 24 100/1000 BASE-T
NIF = 2 10 Gbps SFP+
 
Yes9.2(1)
• 4x10G breakout
Yes7.0(3)I7(1)
• 10G native
Yes9.2(1)
• 4x10G breakout
Yes• 10G native
Yes9.2(1)
• 4x10G breakout
N2K-C2248TPHIF = 48 100/1000 BASE-T
NIF = 4x10 Gbps SFP+
 
Yes9.2(1)
• 4x10G breakout
Yes7.0(3)I7(1)
• 10G native
Yes9.2(1)
• 4x10G breakout
Yes• 10G native
Yes9.2(1)
• 4x10G breakout
N2K-C2248TP-EHIF = 48 100/1000 BASE-T
NIF = 4x10 Gbps SFP+
 
Yes9.2(1)
• 4x10G breakout
Yes7.0(3)I7(1)
• 10G native
Yes9.2(1)
• 4x10G breakout
Yes• 10G native
Yes9.2(1)
• 4x10G breakout
N2K-C2232TMHIF = 32 1/10GBASE-T
NIF = modular uplinks 8 10 SFP+
 
Yes9.2(1)
• 4x10G breakout
Yes7.0(3)I7(1)
• 10G native
Yes9.2(1)
• 4x10G breakout
Yes• 10G native
Yes9.2(1)
• 4x10G breakout
N2K-C2232TM-EHIF = 32 1/10GBASE-T
NIF = modular uplinks (8 10 SFP+
 
Yes9.2(1)
• 4x10G breakout
Yes7.0(3)I7(1)
• 10G native
Yes9.2(1)
• 4x10G breakout
Yes• 10G native
Yes9.2(1)
• 4x10G breakout
N2K-C2232PPHIF = 32 1/10 SFP+
NIF = 8 10 SFP+
 
Yes9.2(1)
• 4x10G breakout
Yes7.0(3)I7(1)
• 10G native
Yes9.2(1)
• 4x10G breakout
Yes• 10G native
Yes9.2(1)
• 4x10G breakout
N2K-C2248PQHIF = 48 1/10 Gbps SFP+
NIF = 4 QSFP+
 
Yes9.2(1)
• 40G cable in breakout mode
Yes7.0(3)I7(1)
• 10G native
• 4x10G breakout on FEX
Yes9.2(1)
• 40G cable in breakout mode
Yes• 10G native
Yes9.2(1)
• 40G cable in breakout mode
             
N2K-C2332TQHIF = 32 100M/1G/10G BASE-T
NIF = 4 QSFP+ 10/40 Gigabit
Yes9.2(1)
• 40G native
Yes7.0(3)I6(1)
• 4x10G breakout
• 40G native
Yes7.0(3)I6(1)
• 4x10G breakout
• 40G native
Yes7.0(3)I6(1)
• 4x10G breakout
• 40G native
Yes7.0(3)I6(1)
• 4x10G breakout on FEX
• 40G native
Yes7.0(3)I6(1)
• 4x10G breakout
• 40G native
N2K-C2348TQHIF = 48 100M/1/10 G Base-T
NIF = 6 QSFP+ 10/40 Gbps
Yes9.2(1)
• 40G native
Yes7.0(3)I2(1)
• 40G native
Yes7.0(3)I2(1)
• 4x10G breakout
• 40G native
Yes7.0(3)I2(1)
• 40G native
Yes7.0(3)I2(1)
• 4x10G breakout on FEX
Yes7.0(3)I2(1)
• 40G native
N2K-C2348TQ-EHIF = 48 100M/1/10 G Base-T
NIF = 6 QSFP+ 10/40 Gbps
Yes7.0(3)I6(1)
Yes9.2(1)
• 40G native
Yes7.0(3)I6(1)
• 4x10G breakout
• 40G native
Yes9.2(1)
• 40G native
Yes7.0(3)I6(1)
Yes7.0(3)I6(1)
• 40G native
N2K-C2348UPQHIF = 48 1/10 SFP+
NIF = 6 QSFP+ 10/40Gbps
(no hybrid mode on the two flexible ports)
Yes9.2(1)
• 40G native
Yes7.0(3)I2(1)
• 40G native
Yes7.0(3)I2(1)
• 4x10G breakout
• 40G native
Yes7.0(3)I2(1)
• 40G native
Yes7.0(3)I2(1)
• 4x10G breakout on FEX
• 40G native
Yes7.0(3)I2(1)
• 40G native
             
B22-HP
Yes7.0(3)I2(1)
 
Yes• 4x10G breakout
Yes7.0(3)I2(1)
• 4x10G breakout
Yes7.0(3)I2(1)
Yes9.2(1)
• 4x10G breakout
B22-DELL
Yes7.0(3)I2(1)
 
Yes• 4x10G breakout
Yes7.0(3)I2(1)
• 4x10G breakout
Yes7.0(3)I2(1)
Yes9.2(1)
• 4x10G breakout
B22-IBM
Yes7.0(3)I2(1)
 
Yes7.0(3)I2(1)
• 4x10G breakout
Yes7.0(3)I2(1)
• 4x10G breakout
Yes7.0(3)I2(1)
Yes9.2(1)
• 4x10G breakout
B22-Fujitsu
Yes7.0(3)I2(1)
 
Yes7.0(3)I2(1)
• 4x10G breakout
Yes7.0(3)I2(1)
• 4x10G breakout
Yes7.0(3)I2(1)
Yes9.2(1)
• 4x10G breakout

Note: N9K-X9732C-EX, N9K-X9736C-FX, N9K-X97160YC-EX, N9K-X9788TC-FX, N9K-X9464TX, N9K-X9464TX2, and N9K-X9408PC-CFP2 do not support FEX in NX-OS Mode.
Note: FCoE is supported only with FEX models N2K-C2232PP, N2K-C2348UPQ, B22-HP, and B22-IBM. The N9K-X9464PX, N9K-X9536PQ, N9K-X9564TX, and N9K-X9636PQ do not support FCoE.
Additional Notes

9300 Series, ACI Mode

Switch / Linecards N9K-C9332PQ N9K-C9336C-FX2 N9K-C9372PX
N9K-C9372PX-E
N9K-C9396PX N9K-C93180LC-EX N9K-C93180YC-EX N9K-C93180YC-FX N9K-C93240YC-FX2 N9K-C93600CD-GX N9K-C9364C-GX
N2K-C2224TP                    
N2K-C2248TP  
YesAPIC 3.1(2)
Yes Yes   Yes Yes
YesAPIC 4.0(1)
   
N2K-C2248TP-E  
YesAPIC 3.1(2)
Yes Yes   Yes Yes
YesAPIC 4.0(1)
YesAPIC 4.2(2)
YesAPIC 4.2(2)
N2K-C2232TM                    
N2K-C2232TM-E  
YesAPIC 4.0(1)
Yes Yes   Yes Yes
YesAPIC 4.0(1)
   
N2K-C2232PP
YesFEX on breakout supported. QSA required on switch. Operates in 10G on uplink
YesAPIC 4.0(1)
Yes Yes
YesNo breakout support. QSA required on switch. Operates in 10G on uplink
Yes Yes
YesAPIC 4.0(1)
   
N2K-C2248PQ  
YesAPIC 4.0(1)
Yes• 4x10G breakout on FEX
Yes• 4x10G breakout on FEX
 
Yes• 4x10G breakout on FEX
Yes• 4x10G breakout on FEX
YesAPIC 4.0(1)
   
                     
N2K-C2332TQ Yes
YesAPIC 3.1(2)
Yes• 4x10G breakout on FEX
Yes• 4x10G breakout on FEX
Yes
Yes• 4x10G breakout on FEX
Yes• 4x10G breakout on FEX
YesAPIC 4.0(1)
   
N2K-C2348TQ Yes
YesAPIC 4.0(1)
Yes• 4x10G breakout on FEX
Yes• 4x10G breakout on FEX
Yes
Yes• 4x10G breakout on FEX
Yes• 4x10G breakout on FEX
YesAPIC 4.0(1)
   
N2K-C2348TQ-E
YesAPIC 3.1(1)
YesAPIC 4.0(1)
   
YesAPIC 3.1(1)
YesAPIC 3.0
YesAPIC 3.1(1)
YesAPIC 4.0(1)
YesAPIC 4.2(2)
YesAPIC 4.2(2)
N2K-C2348UPQ
Yes• 40G native
YesAPIC 4.0(1)
Yes• QSFP+ link from FEX to SFP+ link on parent (4x10G links)
Yes• QSFP+ link from FEX to SFP+ link on parent (4x10G links)
Yes• 40G native
Yes• QSFP+ link from FEX to SFP+ link on parent (4x10G links)
YesAPIC 3.1(1)
• QSFP+ link from FEX to SFP+ link on parent (4x10G links)
YesAPIC 4.0(1)
YesAPIC 4.2(2)
YesAPIC 4.2(2)
                     
B22-HP     Yes Yes   Yes Yes      
B22-Dell     Yes Yes   Yes Yes      
B22-IBM     Yes Yes   Yes Yes      
B22-Fujitsu                    

Note: N9K-C9348GC-FXP, N9K-C9372TX, N9K-C9372TX-E, N9K-C9396TX, N9K-93108TC-EX, N9K-93108TC-FX, N9K-C93120TX, N9K-C93128TX, and N9K-C93180TC-EX do not support FEX in ACI Mode.
Note: FCoE is supported only with FEX models N2K-C2348UPQ, N2K-C2348TQ, N2K-C2232PP, B22-DELL, B22-HP, B22-IBM for N9K-C93180LC-EX, N9K-C93180YC-EX, and N9K-C93180YC-FX switches in ACI Mode.


Additional Notes

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