Release Notes for Cisco Network Convergence System 560 Series Routers, IOS XR Release 6.6.25


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System Requirements

All Cisco IOS XR Release Features from XR 6.0.0 - 6.6.1 are now available in general availability release IOS XR 6.6.25 for the NCS 560 router

Release 6.6.25 Packages

This table lists the Cisco IOS XR Software feature set matrix (packages) with associated filenames.

Table 1. : Release 6.6.25 Packages for Cisco NCS 560 Series Router

Composite Package

Feature Set

Filename

Description

Cisco IOS XR IP Unicast Routing Core Bundle

ncs560-mini-x-6.6.25.iso

Contains base image contents that includes:

  • Host operating system

  • System Admin boot image

  • IOS XR boot image

  • BGP packages

  • OS

  • Admin

  • Base

  • Forwarding

  • Modular Services Card

  • Routing

  • SNMP Agent

  • Alarm Correlation

Cisco IOS XR Manageability Package

ncs560-mgbl-2.0.0.0-r6625.x86_64.rpm

Telemetry, Extensible Markup Language (XML), Parser, and HTTP server packages, NETCONF, YANG Models, gRPC.

Cisco IOS XR OSPF package

ncs560-ospf-1.0.0.0-r6625.x86_64.rpm

Supports OSPF

Cisco IOS XR Security Package

ncs560-k9sec-2.0.0.0-r6625.x86_64.rpm

Support for Encryption, Decryption, Secure Shell (SSH), Secure Socket Layer (SSL), and Public-key infrastructure (PKI)

Multicast Package

ncs560-mcast-2.0.0.0-r6625.x86_64.rpm

Supports Multicast

Supports Automatic Multicast Tunneling (AMT), IGMP Multicast Listener Discovery (MLD), Multicast Source Discovery Protocol (MSDP) and PIM.

Cisco IOS XR ISIS package

ncs560-isis-2.0.0.0-r6625.x86_64.rpm

Supports Intermediate System to Intermediate System (IS-IS).

Cisco IOS XR USB Boot Package

ncs560-usb_boot-6.6.25.zip

Supports Cisco IOS XR USB Boot Package

Cisco IOS XR MPLS Package

ncs560-mpls-1.0.0.0-r6625.x86_64.rpm

ncs560-mpls-te-rsvp-2.0.0.0-r6625.x86_64.rpm

Supports MPLS and MPLS Traffic Engineering (MPLS-TE) RPM. Label Distribution Protocol (LDP), MPLS Forwarding, MPLS Operations, Administration, and Maintenance (OAM), Link Manager Protocol (LMP), Optical User Network Interface (OUNI) and Layer-3 VPN.

Cisco IOS XR MPLS-TE and RSVP Package

MPLS Traffic Engineering (MPLS-TE) and Resource Reservation Protocol (RSVP).

Determine Software Version

To verfiy the software version running on the router, use the show version command in the EXEC mode.

RP/0/RP0/CPU0:router# show version
Wed May 29 22:22:28.639 IST            
Cisco IOS XR Software, Version 6.6.25  
Copyright (c) 2013-2019 by Cisco Systems, Inc.

Build Information:
 Built By     : <username>
 Built On     : Wed May 29 06:42:35 PDT 2019
 Built Host   : iox-lnx-030                 
 Workspace    : /auto/srcarchive13/prod/6.6.25/ncs560/ws
 Version      : 6.6.25                                  
 Location     : /opt/cisco/XR/packages/                 

cisco NCS-560 () processor
System uptime is 44 minutes
RP/0/RP0/CPU0:Router# show install active
Wed May 29 22:22:34.534 IST                 
Node 0/RP0/CPU0 [RP]                        
  Boot Partition: xr_lv783                  
  Active Packages: 8                        
        ncs560-xr-6.6.25 version=6.6.25 [Boot image]
        ncs560-mcast-2.0.0.0-r6625                  
        ncs560-mpls-1.0.0.0-r6625                   
        ncs560-mgbl-2.0.0.0-r6625                   
        ncs560-ospf-1.0.0.0-r6625                   
        ncs560-mpls-te-rsvp-2.0.0.0-r6625           
        ncs560-isis-2.0.0.0-r6625                   
        ncs560-k9sec-2.0.0.0-r6625 s
RP/0/RP1/CPU0 [RP]
  Boot Partition: xr_lv783
  Active Packages: 8      
        ncs560-xr-6.6.25 version=6.6.25 [Boot image]
        ncs560-mcast-2.0.0.0-r6625                  
        ncs560-mpls-1.0.0.0-r6625                   
        ncs560-mgbl-2.0.0.0-r6625                   
        ncs560-ospf-1.0.0.0-r6625                   
        ncs560-mpls-te-rsvp-2.0.0.0-r6625           
        ncs560-isis-2.0.0.0-r6625                   
        ncs560-k9sec-2.0.0.0-r6625  

Determine Firmware Support

Use the show fpd package command in Admin mode to view the hardware components with their current FPD version and status.

RP/0/RP0/CPU0:Router# show fpd package 
Wed May 29 22:22:46.043 IST               

=============================== ================================================
                                        Field Programmable Device Package       
                                ================================================
                                               Req     SW      Min Req   Min Req
Card Type            FPD Description           Reload  Ver     SW Ver  Board Ver
=================== ========================== ====== ======= ======== =========
--------------------------------------------------------------------------------
A900-IMA8CS1Z-CC     IMFPGA                     YES     1.76    1.76    0.0     
--------------------------------------------------------------------------------
A900-IMA8CS1Z-M      IMFPGA                     YES     1.76    1.76    0.0     
--------------------------------------------------------------------------------
A900-IMA8Z           IMFPGA                     YES    17.02   17.02    0.0     
--------------------------------------------------------------------------------
A900-IMA8Z-CC        IMFPGA                     YES    17.02   17.02    0.0     
--------------------------------------------------------------------------------
A900-PWR1200-A       DCA-PriMCU(A)              NO      0.11    0.11    0.0     
                     DCA-SecMCU(A)              NO      1.04    1.04    0.0     
--------------------------------------------------------------------------------
A900-PWR1200-D       DCA-PriMCU(A)              NO      2.04    0.04    0.0     
                     DCA-SecMCU(A)              NO      2.04    0.04    0.0     
--------------------------------------------------------------------------------
N560-4-FAN-H         PSOC(A)                    NO      2.160   2.160   0.0     
--------------------------------------------------------------------------------
N560-4-FAN-H-CC      PSOC(A)                    NO      2.160   2.160   0.0
--------------------------------------------------------------------------------
N560-4-PWR-FAN       PSOC(A)                    NO      2.192   2.192   0.0
--------------------------------------------------------------------------------
N560-4-PWR-FAN-CC    PSOC(A)                    NO      2.192   2.192   0.0
--------------------------------------------------------------------------------
N560-4-RSP4          ADM(A)                     NO      1.04    1.04    0.0
                     IOFPGA(A)                  YES     0.53    0.53    0.0
                     PRIMARY-BIOS(A)            YES     0.14    0.14    0.0
--------------------------------------------------------------------------------
N560-4-RSP4-CC       ADM(A)                     NO      1.04    1.04    0.0
                     IOFPGA(A)                  YES     0.53    0.53    0.0
                     PRIMARY-BIOS(A)            YES     0.14    0.14    0.0
--------------------------------------------------------------------------------
N560-4-RSP4E         ADM(A)                     NO      1.04    1.04    0.0
                     IOFPGA(A)                  YES     0.53    0.53    0.0
                     PRIMARY-BIOS(A)            YES     0.14    0.14    0.0
--------------------------------------------------------------------------------
N560-4-RSP4E-CC      ADM(A)                     NO      1.04    1.04    0.0
                     IOFPGA(A)                  YES     0.53    0.53    0.0
                     PRIMARY-BIOS(A)            YES     0.14    0.14    0.0
--------------------------------------------------------------------------------
N560-FAN-H           PSOC(A)                    NO      2.02    2.02    0.0
--------------------------------------------------------------------------------
N560-IMA2C-CC        IMFPGA                     YES     3.04    3.04    0.0
--------------------------------------------------------------------------------
N560-RSP4            ADM(A)                     NO      1.04    1.04    0.0
                     IOFPGA(A)                  YES     0.53    0.53    0.0
                     PRIMARY-BIOS(A)            YES     0.14    0.14    0.0
--------------------------------------------------------------------------------
N560-RSP4-E          ADM(A)                     NO      1.04    1.04    0.0
                     IOFPGA(A)                  YES     0.53    0.53    0.0
                     PRIMARY-BIOS(A)            YES     0.14    0.14    0.0
--------------------------------------------------------------------------------
NCS560-IMA2C         IMFPGA                     YES     3.04    3.04    0.0

Use the show hw-module fpd command in EXEC mode to view the hardware components with their current FPD version and status. The status of the hardware must be CURRENT; Running and Programed version must be the same.

RP/0/RP0/CPU0:Router# show hw-module fpd 
                                                               FPD Versions
                                                               =================
Location   Card type        HWver FPD device       ATR Status   Running Programd
------------------------------------------------------------------------------
0/3       A900-IMA8CS1Z-M   0.0   IMFPGA               CURRENT    1.76    1.76  
0/4       A900-IMA8Z        0.0   IMFPGA               CURRENT   17.02   17.02  
0/5       A900-IMA8Z        0.0   IMFPGA               CURRENT   17.02   17.02  
0/7       N560-IMA2C        0.0   IMFPGA               CURRENT    3.04    3.04  
0/9       N560-IMA2C        0.0   IMFPGA               CURRENT    3.04    3.04  
0/10      A900-IMA8Z        0.0   IMFPGA               CURRENT   17.02   17.02  
0/11      A900-IMA8Z        0.0   IMFPGA               CURRENT   17.02   17.02  
0/12      NCS4200-1T16G-PS  0.0   IMFPGA               CURRENT    1.76    1.76  
0/13      A900-IMA8CS1Z-M   0.0   IMFPGA               CURRENT    1.76    1.76  
0/15      A900-IMA8CS1Z-M   0.0   IMFPGA               CURRENT    1.76    1.76  
0/RP0     N560-RSP4-E       0.0   ADM                  CURRENT    1.04    1.04  
0/RP0     N560-RSP4-E       0.0   IOFPGA               CURRENT    0.53    0.53  
0/RP0     N560-RSP4-E       0.0   PRIMARY-BIOS         CURRENT    0.14    0.14  
0/RP1     N560-RSP4-E       0.0   ADM                  CURRENT    1.04    1.04  
0/RP1     N560-RSP4-E       0.0   IOFPGA               CURRENT    0.53    0.53  
0/RP1     N560-RSP4-E       0.0   PRIMARY-BIOS         CURRENT    0.14    0.14  
0/PM1     A900-PWR1200-A    0.0   PriMCU               NOT READY  0.00    0.00  
0/PM1     A900-PWR1200-A    0.0   SecMCU               NOT READY  0.00    0.00  
0/PM2     A900-PWR1200-A    0.0   PriMCU               NOT READY  0.00    0.00  
0/PM2     A900-PWR1200-A    0.0   SecMCU               NOT READY  0.00    0.00  
RP/0/RP0/CPU0:RSP4-R1-PE1#

New Hardware Features Introduced in IOS XR Release 6.6.25

The following hardware are introduced in this release:

  • Chassis: Cisco NCS 560-4 Router

  • Plenum: N560-4-F2B-AIR-U=

  • Router Switch Processors: N560-4-RSP4 and N560-4-RSP4E

  • Master Fan Tray: N560-4-PWR-FAN

  • Slave Fan Tray: N560-4-FAN-H

  • DC Power Supply: N560-PWR1200-D-E

  • Interface Module: 2x100G Interface module (N560-IMA2C N560-IMA2C-CC)

For more information, see the Cisco NCS 560-4 Router Hardware Installation Guide.

Supported Optics

The following optics are supported on the Cisco NCS 560 Series router in this release:

  • GLC-BX-D

  • GLC-BX-U

  • GLC-2BX-D

  • GLC-2BX-D-I

  • GLC-BX40-D-I

  • GLC-BX40-DA-I

  • GLC-BX40-U-I

  • SFP-GE-L

  • SFP-GE-S

  • SFP-GE-Z

  • GLC-SX-MMD

  • GLC-LH-SMD

  • GLC-ZX-SMD

  • RCO12SV1-IITiS1M

  • GLC-BX80-DI

  • GLC-BX80-UI

  • SFP-10G-SR-S

  • SFP-10G-LR-S

  • SFP-10G-LR-S

  • SFP-10G-ZR-S

  • SFP-10G-SR

  • SFP-10G-LR

  • SFP-10G-ER

  • SFP-10G-ZR

  • SFP-10G-SR-X

  • SFP-10G-LR-X

  • ONS-SC+-10G-LR

  • DWDM-SFP10G-C

  • ONS-SC+-10GEPxx.x

  • SFP-10G-BXU-I

  • SFP-10G-BX40-DI

  • SFP-10G-BX40-UI

  • QSFP-100G-LR4-S

  • QSFP-100G-SR4-S

  • QSFP-100G-CWDM4-S

  • QSFP-100G-SM-SR

  • QSFP-100G-ER4L-S

  • QSFP-100G-PSM4-S

  • SFP-10G-LR

  • SFP-10G-ER

  • SFP-10G-ZR

  • SFP-10G-SR

  • SFP-10G-BX40D-I

  • SFP-10G-BX40U-I

  • SFP-10G-BXD-I

  • GLC-LX-SM-RGD

New Software Features Introduced in IOS XR Release 6.6.25

For more information on IOS XR Release 6.6.25 or previous release content, see Release Notes for Cisco NCS 5500 Series Routers.

For more information on IOS XR 6.6.25 configuration, see Configuration Guides for NCS 560 Series Routers

For information on supported software features in release 6.6.25, see the following documentation:

Restrictions and Limitations on the Cisco NCS 560 Series Router

  • The show inventory and the show diagnostic commands do not display the fan serial number.

  • The hw-module profile mfib statistics command is not supported.

  • Ensure that the ISIS hello interval-timer value is not greater than six seconds, otherwise it may result in an ISIS adjacency flap.

  • Do not use the Cisco N560-RSP4 and Cisco N560-RSP4-E route processors together in the same router.

Caveats

This section describes open and resolved severity 1 and 2 caveats and select severity 3 caveats:

  • The “Open Caveats” sections list open caveats that apply to the current release and may apply to previous releases. A caveat that is open for a prior release and is still unresolved applies to all future releases until it is resolved.

  • The “Resolved Caveats” sections list caveats resolved in a specific release, but open in previous releases.

The bug IDs are sorted alphanumerically.


Note

The Caveats section includes the bug ID and a short description of the bug. For details on the symptoms, conditions, and workaround for a specific caveat you must use the Bug Search Tool.


Cisco IOS XR Caveats Release 6.6.25

Caveat ID Number

Description

CSCvj78189

Support for NSR

CSCvj90954

PD support BLB and Multihop BFD

CSCvk74189

NCS560 HA support for command hw-module location all bootmedia network reload

CSCvf72720

Graceful handling of IM removal in IMFPGA

CSCvo34852

Premature EOD to GRID is causing temporary traffic drop

CSCvp98330

High variable latency is observed on the Cisco A900-IMA8CS1Z-M interface module (IM) when shut, no shut commands are executed, or when the IM Online insertion or removal is performed

CSCvp84100

High two way time error on 8x10G DPFPGA and Non DPFPGA port combination

CSCvn99774

FPD upgrade does not work with the auto FPD upgrade command

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