Cisco MDS 9000 NX-OS Software Release 6.2

A Single Operating System Across the Data Center

Cisco MDS 9000 NX-OS Software 6.2 supports enhanced Fibre Channel and Fibre Channel over Ethernet (FCoE) connectivity, and new fabric services for Cisco MDS 9000 Family products. It offers greater scalability, superior reliability, and easier management on the MDS platforms.

Features and Capabilities

Features and Capabilities

  • Support for 2,4,8,10, and 16-Gbps Fibre Channel and 10-Gbps FCoE
  • Multi-protocol support that delivers superior flexibility
  • A software architecture that supports high availability and reliability
  • Comprehensive network security features
  • Fabric applications that support a variety of storage services

See specifications below for additional details.

Specifications at a Glance


  • Supported protocols: Fibre Channel, FCoE, IBM Fibre Connection (FICON), iSCSI, and Fibre Channel over IP (FCI)
  • Architecture features: non-disruptive software upgrades, stateful process failover, and other features
  • Security features: support for access control, authorization, encryption, port security, and more
  • Storage services supported: virtualization, data protection, acceleration, migration, replication, and others

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