Release Notes for Cisco CRS 5.3.1


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Cisco IOS XR Software is a distributed operating system designed for continuous system operation combined with service flexibility and higher performance.

This release notes describe the features provided in the Cisco IOS XR Software Release for the Cisco CRS Routers and are updated as needed.


Note

For information on the Cisco CRS Routers running Cisco IOS XR Software Release , see the Important Notes.


You can find the most current Cisco IOS XR software documentation at:

http://www.cisco.com/en/US/products/ps5763/tsd_products_support_series_home.html

This electronic documents may contain updates and modifications. For more information on obtaining Cisco documentation, see the Obtaining Documentation and Submitting a Service Request section.

For a list of software caveats that apply to Cisco IOS XR Software Release see the Caveats section.

We recommend that you view the field notices for this release located at the following URL to see if your software or hardware platforms are affected:

http://www.cisco.com/c/en/us/support/routers/carrier-routing-system/products-field-notices-list.html

Cisco IOS XR Software running on the Cisco CRS Router provides the following features and benefits:

  • IP and Routing—This supports a wide range of IPv4 and IPv6 services and routing protocols such as Border Gateway Protocol (BGP), Routing Information Protocol (RIPv2), Intermediate System-to-Intermediate System (IS-IS), Open Shortest Path First (OSPF), IP Multicast, Routing Policy Language (RPL), , Hot Standby Router Protocol (HSRP), and Virtual Router Redundancy Protocol (VRRP) features.

  • BGP Prefix Independent Convergence—This provides the ability to converge BGP routes within sub seconds instead of multiple seconds. The Forwarding Information Base (FIB) is updated, independent of a prefix, to converge multiple 100K BGP routes with the occurrence of a single failure. This convergence is applicable to both core and edge failures and with or without MPLS. This fast convergence innovation is unique to Cisco IOS XR Software.

  • Multiprotocol Label Switching (MPLS)—This supports MPLS protocols, including Traffic Engineering (TE), Resource Reservation Protocol (RSVP), Label Distribution Protocol (LDP), Virtual Private LAN Service (VPLS), Layer 2 Virtual Private Network (L2VPN), and Layer 3 Virtual Private Network (L3VPN).

  • Multicast—This provides comprehensive IP Multicast software including Source Specific Multicast (SSM) and Protocol Independent Multicast (PIM) in Sparse Mode only.

  • Quality of Service (QoS)—This supports QoS mechanisms including policing, marking, queuing, random and hard traffic dropping, and shaping. Additionally, Cisco IOS XR Software also supports modular QoS command-line interface (MQC). MQC is used to configure QoS features.

  • Manageability—This provides industry-standard management interfaces including modular command-line interface (CLI), Simple Network Management Protocol (SNMP), and native Extensible Markup Language (XML) interfaces. Includes a comprehensive set of Syslog messages.

  • Security—This provides comprehensive network security features including access control lists (ACLs); routing authentications; Authentication, Authorization, and Accounting (AAA)/Terminal Access Controller Access Control System (TACACS+), Secure Shell (SSH), Management Plane Protection (MPP) for management plane security, and Simple Network Management Protocol version3 (SNMPv3). Control plane protections integrated into line card Application-Specific Integrated Circuits (ASICs) include Generalized TTL Security Mechanism (GTSM), RFC 3682, and Dynamic Control Plane Protection (DCPP).

  • Availability—This supports rich availability features such as fault containment, fault tolerance, fast switchover, link aggregation, nonstop routing for ISIS, LDP, BGP, OSPF, and nonstop forwarding (NSF).

  • Multicast service delivery in SP NGN—MVPNv4 support carries multicast traffic over an ISP MPLS core network.

  • IPv6 Provider Edge Router support for IPv6 applications—This delivers IPv6 traffic over an IPv4/MPLS core with IPv6 provider edge router (6PE) support.

  • IPv6 VPN over MPLS (6VPE) support—This delivers IPv6 VPN over MPLS (IPv6) VPN traffic over an IPv4 or MPLS core with 6VPE support.

  • IPv6 VPN over IP —This delivers IPv6 VPN over IP traffic.


    Note

    IPv6 VPN over MPLS and IPv6 VPN over IP won't co-exist


  • Carrier Grade Network Address Translation (CGN)—This enables services providers to execute orderly transitions to IPv6 through mixed IPv4 and IPv6 networks. CGN provides address family translation but is not limited to just translation within one address family. CGN delivers a comprehensive solution suite for IP address management and IPv6 transition.

  • Enhanced core competencies:

    • IP fast convergence with Fast reroute (FRR) support for Intermediate System-to-Intermediate System (IS-IS) and OSPF

    • Traffic engineering support for unequal load balancing

    • Traffic engineering over generic routing encapsulation (GRE) tunnel interfaces—LDP, L2VPN, and L3VPN over TE over GRE are supported. VPN routes over TE and over GRE, require a labelled path for path resolution

    • VRF support for GRE tunnel interfaces—This support includes GRE tunnel interfaces under a VRF, however the GRE tunnel source and destination are in the global table

    • RSVP support over GRE tunnels

    • Path Computation Element (PCE) capability for traffic engineering

For more information about new features provided on the Cisco CRS router for Cisco IOS XR Software Release, see the Software Features Introduced in Cisco IOS XR Software Release section in this document.

System Requirements

This section describes the system requirements for Cisco IOS XR Software Release 5.3.1 supported on the Cisco CRS Router.

To determine the software versions or levels of your current system, see the Determining Your Software Version section.

Feature Set Table

This table lists the Cisco IOS XR Software feature set matrix (PIE files) and associated filenames available for the Cisco IOS XR Software Release 5.3.1 supported on the Cisco CRS router.

Table 1. Cisco IOS XR Software Release 5.3.1 PIE Files

Feature Set

Filename

Description

Composite Package

Cisco IOS XR IP Unicast Routing Core Bundle

hfr-mini-px.pie-5.3.1

Contains the required core packages, including OS, Admin, Base, Forwarding, Modular Services Card, Routing, SNMP Agent, and Alarm Correlation.

Cisco IOS XR IP Unicast Routing Core Bundle

hfr-mini-px.vm-5.3.1

Contains the required core packages including OS, Admin, Base, Forwarding, Modular Services Card, Routing, SNMP Agent, and Alarm Correlation.

Optional Individual Packages (Packages are installed individually)

Cisco IOS XR Manageability Package

hfr-mgbl-px.pie-5.3.1

Common Object Request Broker Architecture (CORBA) agent, Extensible Markup Language (XML) Parser, and HTTP server packages.

Cisco IOS XR MPLS Package

hfr-mpls-px.pie-5.3.1

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

Cisco IOS XR Multicast Package

hfr-mcast-px.pie-5.3.1

Multicast Routing Protocols (PIM, Multicast Source Discovery Protocol [MSDP], Internet Group Management Protocol [IGMP], Auto-RP), Tools (SAP, MTrace), and Infrastructure [(Multicast Routing Information Base [MRIB], Multicast-Unicast RIB [MURIB], Multicast forwarding [MFWD]), and Bidirectional Protocol Independent Multicast (BIDIR-PIM).

Cisco IOS XR Security Package

hfr-k9sec-px.pie-5.3.1

Support for Encryption, Decryption, IP Security (IPSec), Secure Shell (SSH), Secure Socket Layer (SSL), and Public-key infrastructure (PKI) (Software based IPSec support—maximum of 500 tunnels)

Cisco IOS XR Services Package

hfr-services-px.pie-5.3.1

Includes binaries to support CGv6 on ISM and VSM.

Cisco IOS XR FPD Package

hfr-fpd-px.pie-5.3.1

Firmware for Fixed Physical layer interface module (PLIM) and Shared port adapters (SPA) modules as well as ROM monitor (ROMMON) images for Cisco CRS chassis.

Cisco IOS XR Diagnostic Package

hfr-diags-px.pie-5.3.1

Diagnostic utilities for Cisco IOS XR routers.

Cisco IOS XR Documentation Package

hfr-doc-px.pie-5.3.1

.man pages for Cisco IOS XR Software on the Cisco CRS chassis.

Cisco IOS XR Video Package

hfr-video-px.pie-5.3.1

Support for Video Monitoring on Cisco CRS routers.

Cisco IOS XR Carrier Grade Services Engine Package

hfr-services-px.pie-5.3.1

Support for Carrier Grade NAT and Cloud Centric Networking on Cisco CRS routers.

Cisco IOS XR Satellite Package

hfr-asr9000v-nV-px.pie-5.3.1

Includes binaries to support Cisco ASR9000v Series Router Software.

Cisco IOS XR Lawful Intercept (LI) Package

hfr-li-px.pie-5.3.1

Includes LI software images.

This table lists the Cisco IOS XR Software feature set matrix (TAR files) and associated filenames available for the Cisco IOS XR Software Release 5.3.1 supported on the Cisco CRS router.

Table 2. Cisco IOS XR Software Release 5.3.1 TAR Files

Feature Set

Filename

Description

Cisco IOS XR IP/MPLS Core Software

CRS-iosxr-px-5.3.1.tar

  • Cisco IOS XR IP Unicast Routing Core Bundle

  • Cisco IOS XR Manageability Package

  • Cisco IOS MPLS Package

  • Cisco IOS XR Multicast Package

  • Cisco IOS XR Diagnostic Package

  • Cisco IOS XR FPD Package

  • Cisco IOS XR Lawful Intercept Package

Cisco IOS XR IP/MPLS Core Software 3DES

CRS-iosxr-px-k9-5.3.1.tar

  • Cisco IOS XR IP Unicast Routing Core Bundle

  • Cisco IOS XR Manageability Package

  • Cisco IOS XR MPLS Package

  • Cisco IOS XR Multicast Package

  • Cisco IOS XR Security Package

  • Cisco IOS XR Diagnostic Package

  • Cisco IOS XR FPD Package

  • Cisco IOS XR Lawful Intercept Package

Memory Requirements


Caution

If you remove the media in which the software image or configuration is stored, the router may become unstable and fail.


The minimum memory requirements for a Cisco CRS running Cisco IOS XR Software Release 5.3.1 consist of the following:

  • 6 GB memory on Performance Route Processors (PRPs)

Supported Hardware

The following tables lists the supported hardware components on the Cisco CRS Router and the minimum required software versions. For more information, see the Firmware Support section.

All hardware features are supported on Cisco IOS XR Software, subject to the memory requirements specified in the Memory Requirements section.

Table 3. Cisco CRS Supported Hardware and Minimum Software Requirements

Component

Part Number

Support from version

Cisco CRS Series 16-Slot Line Card Chassis

Cisco CRS 16-Slot Line Card Chassis

CRS-16-LCC

3.2

Cisco CRS Fan Tray for 16-Slot LCC

CRS-16-LCC-FAN-TR

3.2

Cisco CRS Fan Controller for 16-Slot Line Card Chassis

CRS-16-LCC-FAN-CT

3.2

Cisco CRS 16-Slot Alarm Board

CRS-16-ALARM

3.2

Cisco CRS AC Delta Power Shelf for 16-Slot LCC

CRS-16-LCC-PS-ACD

3.2

Cisco CRS AC Wye Power Shelf for 16-Slot LCC

CRS-16-LCC-PS-ACW

3.2

Cisco CRS DC Power Shelf for 16-Slot LCC

CRS-16-LCC-PS-DC

3.2

Cisco CRS LCC Front AC Power Panel

CRS-16-ACGRILLE

3.2

Cisco CRS LCC Front DC Power Panel

CRS-16-DCGRILLE

3.2

Cisco CRS Line Card Chassis Front Doors

CRS-16-LCC-DRS-F

3.2

Cisco CRS Line Card Chassis Front Cable Mgmt

CRS-16-LCC-FRNT

3.2

Cisco CRS LCC Expanded Front Cable Mgmt

CRS-16-LCC-FRNT-E

3.2

Cisco CRS Line Card Chassis Rear Cable Mgmt

CRS-16-LCC-BCK-CM

3.2

Cisco CRS Line Card Chassis Rear Doors

CRS-16-LCC-DRS-R

3.2

Cisco CRS Lift for LCC 16 and FCC

CRS-16-LIFT/B

3.2

Cisco CRS DC PEM for 16 slot LCC and FCC

CRS-16-DC-PEM

3.2

Cisco CRS 16 Slot System Reduced-Noise DC PEM

CRS-16-DC-PEM-B

3.8

Cisco CRS 16 Slot System Reduced-Noise Fan Tray

CRS-16-LCC-FNTR-B

3.8

Cisco CRS Series LC Chassis Fan Controller

CRS-16-LCC-F-CT-B

4.0.1PX

Cisco CRS 16-Slot Enhanced Line Card Chassis

CRS-16-LCC-B

4.0.3

Cisco CRS Modular Power Alarm for 16 slots and FCC

CRS-16-ALARM-C

3.9

Cisco CRS Modular Power Grill For 16 Slots and FCC

CRS-16-PW-GRILL

3.9

Cisco CRS Modular DC Power Shelf for 16 slots LCC

CRS-16LCC-PSH-DC

3.9

Cisco CRS Modular AC Power Shelf for 16 slots LCC

CRS-16LCC-PSH-AC

3.9

Cisco CRS Modular AC Power Module

CRS-PM-AC

3.9

Cisco CRS Series 8-Slot Line Card Chassis

Cisco CRS 8-Slot Install Kit

CRS-8-INSTALL-KT

N/A

Cisco CRS 8-Slot Fork Lift Tube

CRS-8-LIFT-TUBE

N/A

Cisco CRS 8-Slot Front Badge Panel

CRS-8-BDG-PANEL

N/A

Cisco CRS 8-Slot Front Inlet Grill

CRS-8-FRNT-GRILL

N/A

Cisco CRS 8-Slot Horizontal Install Rails

CRS-8-HRZ-RAILS

N/A

Cisco CRS 8-Slot Line Card Chassis

CRS-8-LCC

3.2

Cisco CRS Fan Tray for 8-Slot Line Card Chassis

CRS-8-LCC-FAN-TR

3.2

Cisco CRS Line Card Chassis Filter Pack

CRS-8-LCC-FILTER

3.2

Cisco CRS AC Pwr Rectifier for 8-Slot LCC

CRS-8-AC-RECT

3.2

Cisco CRS DC Power Entry Module for 8-Slot LCC

CRS-8-DC-PEM

3.2

Cisco CRS AC & DC Power Module Filter for 8-Slot LCC

CRS-8-PWR-FILTER

3.2

Cisco CRS AC Delta PDU for CRS-8 LCC

CRS-8-LCC-PDU-ACD

3.2

Cisco CRS AC Wye PDU for CRS-8 LCC

CRS-8-LCC-PDU-ACW

3.2

Cisco CRS DC PDU for CRS-8 LCC

CRS-8-LCC-PDU-DC

3.2

Cisco CRS 8-Slot Enhanced Line Card Chassis

CRS-8-LCC-B

You must use CRS-8-FANTRAY-B fan tray when CRS-MSC-X, CRS-LSP-X and CRS-FP-X line cards are installed.

4.2.0

Cisco CRS Modular DC Power Shelf for 8 slots Chassis

CRS-8-PSH-DC

3.9

Cisco CRS Modular DC Power Module

CRS-PM-DC

3.9

Cisco CRS Modular AC Power Shelf for 8 slots Chassis

CRS-8-PSH-AC

3.9

Cisco CRS Modular AC Power Module

CRS-PM-AC

3.9

Cisco CRS 8 slot Fan Tray for CRS-8/S-B

CRS-8-FANTRAY-B

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Cisco CRS Series 4-Slot Line Card Chassis

Cisco CRS 4-Slot Line Card Chassis

CRS-4-CH

3.4

Cisco CRS Fabric Chassis Hardware

Cisco CRS-1 Series Fabric Card Chassis Only

CRS-FCC=

3.2

CRS-1 Fabric Chassis AC Delta Power Kit

CRS-FCC-ACD-KIT

3.2

CRS-1 Fabric Chassis AC Grille

CRS-FCC-ACGRILLE

3.2

CRS-1 Fabric Chassis AC-Wye Power Kit

CRS-FCC-ACW-KIT

3.2

CRS Fabric Chassis DC Power Kit

CRS-FCC-DC-KIT

3.2

CRS-1 Fabric Chassis DC Power Grille

CRS-FCC-DCGRILLE

3.2

CRS Fabric Chassis Lift Bracket

CRS-FCC-LIFT-BRKT

3.2

CRS Fabric Chassis OIM Modules

CRS-FCC-OIM-1S=

3.2

Cisco CRS-1 Series FC Chassis Shelf/Fan/Enet cntr

CRS-FCC-SC-GE=

3.2

CRS-1 Fabric Chassis AC Intake Grille

CRS-FCC-ACGRILLE=

3.2

CRS-1 Fabric Chassis DC Intake Grille

CRS-FCC-DCGRILLE=

3.2

Cisco CRS-1 Series Fan Tray for FCC

CRS-FCC-FAN-TR=

3.2

CRS-1 Fabric Card Chassis Fan Tray Filters

CRS-FCC-FILTER=

3.2

CRS-1 Fabric Chassis Front Cosmetic Kit

CRS-FCC-FRNT-CM=

3.2

Cisco CRS-1 Series Fabric Card Chassis Fiber Module LED

CRS-FCC-LED=

3.2

Cisco CRS-1 Series DC Power Shelf for FCC

CRS-FCC-PS-DC=

3.2

CRS-1 Fabric Chassis Rear Cosmetic Kit

CRS-FCC-REAR-CM=

3.2

CRS-LIFT Brackets for Fabric Chassis

CRS-FCC-LIFT-BRKT=

3.2

CRS Fabric Chassis OIM Module

CRS-FCC-OIM-1S

3.2

CRS-1 Fabric Chassis AC Delta Power Supply

CRS-FCC-PS-ACD

3.2

CRS-1 Fabric Chassis AC Wye Option

CRS-FCC-PS-ACW

3.2

CRS-1 Fabric Chassis DC Power Option

CRS-FCC-PS-DC

3.2

Cisco CRS-1 Series Fabric Card Chassis Switch Fabric Card

CRS-FCC-SFC=

3.2

CRS-1 Fabric Chassis Integrated Switch Controller Card

CRS-FCC-SC-22GE Integrated Switch

3.4.1

Cisco CRS-3 Series Fabric Card Chassis Switch

CRS-FCC-SFC-140

4.0.3

CRS-1 Fabric Chassis Integrated Switch Controller Card - B

CRS-FCC-SC-22GE-B

5.1.3

Cisco CRS-X Fabric Card Chassis Switch Fabric Card (400G)

CRS-FCC-SFC-400

5.1.3

Cisco CRS-X Fabric Card Chassis Switch Fabric Card (400G)-B

CRS-FCC-SFC-400-B

5.3.3 with hfr-px-5.3.3.CRS.tar SMU tar file

Cisco CRS General Chassis Hardware

Cisco CRS PCMCIA Flash Disk 4 GB

CRS-FLASH-DISK-4G

3.8

Cisco CRS PCMCIA Flash Disk 16 GB

CRS-FLASH-DISK-16G

4.2

Cisco CRS Modular Service Card

CRS-MSC

3.2

Cisco CRS Modular Service Card B

CRS-MSC-B

3.6

Cisco CRS-1 Series Forwarding Processor 40G

CRS-FP40

3.8.1

Cisco CRS Series Modular Services Card 140G

CRS-MSC-140G

4.0.0 PX

Cisco CRS Series Forwarding Processor Card 140G

CRS-FP140

4.0.0 PX

Cisco CRS-3 Label Switch Processor

CRS-LSP

4.3.0

Cisco CRS-X Label Switch Processor

CRS-LSP-X

5.1.2

Cisco CRS Series Modular Services Card 400G

CRS-MSC-X

5.1.1

Cisco CRS Series Forwarding Processor 400G

CRS-FP-X

5.1.1

Cisco CRS 8-Slot Fabric Card/Single

CRS-8-FC/S

3.2

Cisco CRS 8-Slot Fabric Card Blank

CRS-8-FC-BLANK

3.2

Cisco CRS 8-Slot Fabric Handle

CRS-8-FC-HANDLE

3.2

Cisco CRS 16-Slot Fabric Card/Single

CRS-16-FC/S

3.2

Cisco CRS Series 4 Slots Fabric Card / Single (140G)

CRS-4-FC140/S

4.0.0 PX

Cisco CRS Series 8 Slots Fabric Card / Single (140G)

CRS-8-FC140/S

4.0.0 PX

Cisco CRS Series 16 Slots Fabric Card / Single (140G)

CRS-16-FC140/S

4.0.0 PX

Cisco CRS Series 16 Slots Fabric Card / Multi (140G)

CRS-16-FC140/M

4.0.3

Cisco CRS Series 8 Slots Fabric Card / Single Chassis (400G)

CRS-8-FC400/S

5.1.1

Cisco CRS Series 16 Slots Fabric Card / Single Chassis (400G)

CRS-16-FC400/S

5.1.1

Cisco CRS Series 8-Slot Back-to-Back Fabric Card

CRS-8-FC140/M

4.3.1

Cisco CRS-X 16-Slot Line Card Chassis Fabric Card / Multi (400G)

CRS-16-FC400/M

5.1.3

Cisco CRS Series Modular Services Card 200G

CRS-MSC-X-L

5.1.4

Cisco CRS Series Forwarding Processor 200G

CRS-FP-X-L

5.1.4

Cisco CRS Series 8 Slots Fabric Card / Multi (400G)

CRS-8-FC400/M

5.3.1

Cisco CRS Interface and Route Processor Cards

Cisco Carrier 1 Series SPA Interface Processor 40G

CRS1-SIP-800

3.2

Cisco CRS-1 Distributed Route Processor

CRS-DRP

3.3

Cisco CRS-1 Distributed Route Processor CPU Module

CRS-DRP-B-CPU

3.4.1

Cisco CRS-1 Distributed Route Processor PLIM Module

CRS-DRP-B-PLIM

3.4.1

Cisco CRS Series 14x10GbE LAN/WAN-PHY Interface Module

14X10GBE-WL-XFP

4.0.0 PX

Cisco CRS Series 20x10GbE LAN/WAN-PHY Interface Module

20X10GBE-WL-XFP

4.0.0 PX

Cisco CRS 1-port 100-GE CFP PLIM

1x100-GE CFP PLIM

4.0.1 PX

Cisco CRS 2-port 100-GE and 5-port 40-GE QSFP+combination PLIM

2X100GE-FLEX-40

5.1.3

Cisco CRS Series 4x100GbE LAN/OTN Interface Module

4X100GE-LO

5.1.1

Cisco CRS Series 40x10GbE LAN/WAN/OTN Interface Module

40X10GE-WLO

5.1.1

Cisco CRS-1 Series 8 Slots 6 Gb Performance Route Processor

CRS-8-PRP-6G

4.1

Cisco CRS-1 Series 8 Slots 12 Gb Performance Route Processor

CRS-8-PRP-12G

4.1

Cisco CRS-1 Series 16 Slots 6 Gb Performance Route Processor

CRS-16-PRP-6G

4.1

Cisco CRS-1 Series 16 Slots 12 Gb Performance Route Processor

CRS-16-PRP-12G

4.1

Cisco CRS Series 4x40GbE OTU3 Interface Module

4-40GE-L/OTN

4.2.3

Cisco CRS Series 2x40GbE OTU3 Interface Module

2-40GE-L/OTN

4.2.3

Cisco CRS Series 1x100GbE IPoDWDM Interface Module

1-100GE-DWDM/C

4.2.3

Cisco CRS Flexible SPA and 6-port 10GE PLIM

6-10GE-WLO-FLEX

4.3.0

Cisco CRS 80 Gbps Carrier Grade Services Engine PLIM

CRS-CGSE-PLUS

4.3.1

Cisco CRS SONET Interface Modules and SPAs

Cisco CRS 4xOC-192c/STM64c POS/DPT Interface Module/VS

4OC192-POS/DPT-VS

3.2

Cisco CRS 4xOC-192c/STM64c POS/DPT Interface Module/SR

4OC192-POS/DPT-SR

3.2

Cisco CRS 4xOC-192c/STM64c POS/DPT Interface Module/IR

4OC192-POS/DPT-IR

3.2

Cisco CRS 4xOC-192c/STM64c POS/DPT Interface Module/LR

4OC192-POS/DPT-LR

3.2

Cisco CRS 16xOC-48c/STM16c POS/DPT Interface Module

16OC48-POS/DPT

3.2

Cisco CRS 1xOC-768c/STM256c POS Interface Module/SR

1OC768-POS-SR

3.2

Cisco CRS 8-Port OC-12c/STM-4c Shared Port Adapter

SPA-8XOC12-POS

3.3 on CRS1-SIP-800

4.3.1 on 6-10GE-WLO-FLEX

Cisco CRS 2-Port OC-48c/STM-16c POS/RPR Shared Port Adapter

SPA-2XOC48-POS/RPR

3.4 on CRS1-SIP-800

4.3.0 on 6-10GE-WLO-FLEX

Cisco CRS 4-Port OC-48c/STM-16c POS/RPR Shared Port Adapter

SPA-4XOC48-POS/RPR

3.4 on CRS1-SIP-800

4.3.0 on 6-10GE-WLO-FLEX

Cisco CRS 1-Port OC-192c/STM-64c POS/RPR Shared Port Adapter with XFP Optics

SPA-OC192POS-XFP

3.2 on CRS1-SIP-800

4.3.0 on 6-10GE-WLO-FLEX

Cisco CRS 4-Port OC-3c/STM-1c Shared Port Adapter

SPA-4XOC3-POS

3.2 on CRS1-SIP-800

4.3.1 on 6-10GE-WLO-FLEX

Cisco CRS 1-Port OC-192/STM-64 POS/RPR SPA VSR Optics

SPA-OC192POS-VSR

3.4.1 on CRS1-SIP-800

Cisco CRS 4-Port OC-12c/STM-4 Packet over SONET SPA

SPA-4XOC12-POS

4.0.1 on CRS1-SIP-800

4.3.1 on 6-10GE-WLO-FLEX

Cisco CRS 8-Port OC-3c/STM-1 Packet over SONET SPA

SPA-8XOC3-POS

4.0.1 on CRS1-SIP-800

4.3.1 on 6-10GE-WLO-FLEX

Cisco CRS 4-Port OC-3c/STM-1 Packet over SONET SPA

SPA-4XOC3-POS-V2

4.0.1 on CRS1-SIP-800

4.3.2 on 6-10GE-WLO-FLEX

Cisco CRS 1-Port OC-768c/STM-256c (C-band) DWDM PLIM

1OC768-ITU/C

3.3

Cisco CRS 1-Port OC-768c/STM-256c (C-band) DPSK+ DWDM PLIM

1OC768-DPSK/C

3.6

Cisco CRS ATM Modules and SPAs

3-Port Clear Channel OC-3 ATM SPA

SPA-3XOC3-ATM-V2

3.7 on CRS1-SIP-800

1-Port Clear Channel OC-12 ATM SPA

SPA-1XOC12-ATM-V2

3.7 on CRS1-SIP-800

Cisco CRS Serial Interface Modules and SPAs

Cisco CRS 4-Port Clear Channel T3/E3 Serial Shared Port Adapter

SPA-4XT3/E3

3.4.1 on CRS1-SIP-800

Cisco CRS 2-Port Clear Channel T3/E3 Serial Shared Port Adapter

SPA-2XT3/E3

3.4.1 on CRS1-SIP-800

Cisco CRS Ethernet Interface Modules and SPAs

Cisco CRS 8x10 GbE Interface Module LR/ER

8-10GBE

3.2

Cisco 5-Port Gigabit Ethernet Shared Port Adapter, Version 2

SPA-5X1GE-V2

3.4 on CRS1-SIP-800

Cisco 8-Port Gigabit Ethernet Shared Port Adapter, Version 2

SPA-8X1GE-V2

3.4 on CRS1-SIP-800

4.3.0 on 6-10GE-WLO-FLEX

Cisco 8-Port Gigabit Ethernet Shared Port Adapter

SPA-8X1GE

3.2 on CRS1-SIP-800

Cisco 10-Port Gigabit Ethernet Shared Port Adapter, Version 2

SPA-10X1GE-V2

3.4 on CRS1-SIP-800

4.3.2 on 6-10GE-WLO-FLEX

Cisco 1-Port Ten Gigabit Ethernet Shared Port Adapter, Version 2

SPA-1X10GE-L-V2

3.4 on CRS1-SIP-800

4.3.2 on 6-10GE-WLO-FLEX

Cisco 4-Port Ten Gigabit Ethernet (C-band) DWDM PLIM

4-10GE-ITU/C

3.3

Cisco 1-port 10GbE SPA WAN/LAN PHY

SPA-1X10GE-WL-V2

3.5.2 on CRS1-SIP-800

4.3.2 on 6-10GE-WLO-FLEX

Cisco CRS-1 Series 4x10GE Interface Module

4-10GE

3.8.1

Cisco CRS-1 Series 42x1GE Interface Module

42-1GE

3.8.1

Cisco CRS-1 Series 8-Port Ten Gigabit Ethernet Interface Module

8-10GBE-WL-XFP

3.9.1

Cisco CRS-1 Series 4-Port Ten Gigabit Ethernet Interface Module

4-10GBE-WL-XFP

3.8.4

Cisco CRS-1 Series 20x1GE Flexible Interface Module

20-1GE-FLEX

3.8.1

Cisco CRS-1 Series 2x10GE WAN/LAN Flexible Interface Module

2-10GE-WL-FLEX

3.8.1

Cisco CRS 10GE Optical to Electrical Modules

10GBASE-LR XENPAK Module for Cisco CRS

XENPAK-10GB-LR+

3.4

10GBASE-DWDM XENPAK

XENPAK-10GB-DWDM

3.2.2

10GBASE-ER XENPAK Modular for Cisco CRS-1

XENPAK-10GB-ER

3.4

10GBASE-ER XENPAK Modular for Cisco CRS-1

XENPAK-10GB-ER+

3.4

Cisco 10GBASE-SR XFP Module for MMF

XFP-10G-MM-SR

3.8

Cisco Multirate 10GBASE-LR/-LW and OC-192/STM-64 SR-1 XFP Module for SMF

XFP-10GLR-OC192SR

3.4

Cisco Multirate 10GBASE-LR/-LW and OC-192/STM-64 SR-1 XFP Module for SMF, low power (1.5W)

XFP10GLR-192SR-L

3.8.4, 3.9.1

Cisco Multirate 10GBASE-ER/-EW and OC-192/STM-64 IR-2 XFP Module for SMF

XFP-10GER-192IR+

3.4

Cisco Multirate 10GBASE-ER/-EW and OC-192/STM-64 IR-2 XFP Module for SMF, low power (2.5W)

XFP10GER-192IR-L

3.8.4, 3.9.1

Cisco Multirate 10GBASE-ZR/-ZW and OC-192/STM-64 lR-2 XFP Module for SMF

XFP-10GZR-OC192LR

3.4

Cisco fixed rate Dense Wavelength-Division Multiplexing XFP Modules

DWDM-XFP-30.33 through DWDM-XFP-59.79

NA

Cisco 10GBASE Dense Wavelength-Division Multiplexing XFP Module

DWDM-XFP-C

4.2.3

10GBASE-SR SFP Module

SFP-10G-SR

5.1.1

10GBASE-SR SFP Module for Extended Temp range

SFP-10G-SR-X

5.1.1

10GBASE-LR SFP Module

SFP-10G-LR

5.1.1

10GBASE-LR SFP Module for Extended Temp range

SFP-10G-LR-X

5.1.1

10GBASE-ER SFP Module

SFP-10G-ER

5.1.1

10GBASE-ZR SFP10G Module for SMF

SFP-10G-ZR

5.1.1

Cisco CRS SFPs and CFPs

Cisco CRS 2.5 G SFP LR Optic

POM-OC48-LR2-LC-C

3.2

Cisco CRS 2.5 G SFP SR Optic

POM-OC48-SR-LC-C

3.2

GE SFP, LC connector LX/LH transceiver

GLC-LH-SM

3.2

1000BASE-SX SFP transceiver module, MMF, 850nm, DOM

GLC-SX-MMD

3.6

1000BASE-LX/LH SFP transceiver module, MMF/SMF, 1310nm, DOM

GLC-LH-SMD

3.6

1000BASE-LX/LH SFP

SFP-GE-L

3.4

1000BASE-SX SFP (DOM)

SFP-GE-S

3.4

1000BASE-T SFP (NEBS 3 ESD)

SFP-GE-T

3.4

1000BASE-ZX Gigabit Ethernet SFP (DOM)

SFP-GE-Z

3.4

100GBASE-LR4 CFP transceiver module for SMF, 1310-nm wavelength, SC duplex connector

CFP-100G-LR4

4.0

100 Gigabit Ethernet over 10 short-reach optical lanes (SR10) optics (multimode fiber)

CFP-100G-SR10

4.2.1

CPAK-100G-LR4 Transceiver module, 10 km SMF

CPAK-100G-LR4

5.1.1

CPAK-100G-SR10 Transceiver module, 100 m OM3 MMF

CPAK-100G-SR10

5.1.1

100-Gigabit Ethernet C Form-factor Pluggable (CFP) optics module - CFP-100G-ER4

CFP-100G-ER4

5.1.2

40-Gigabit Ethernet C Form-factor Pluggable (CFP) optics module - 40GBASE-LR4

CFP-40G-LR4

4.2.3

40-Gigabit Ethernet C Form-factor Pluggable (CFP) optics module - 40GBASE-SR4

CFP-40G-SR4

4.2.3

40-Gigabit Ethernet C Form-factor Pluggable (CFP) optics module - 40GBASE-FR

CFP-40G-FR

4.2.3

Cisco 40GBASE-SR4 QSFP Module

QSFP-40G-SR4

5.1.3

Cisco 40GBASE-LR4 QSFP Module

QSFP-40G-LR4

5.1.3

Cisco 40GBASE-ER4 QSFP Module

QSFP-40G-ER4

5.3.1

  • For all slots (except slots 1 & 6): 24 ports of 10GE ER per 24x10GE LC

  • For slots 1 & 6: 12 ports of 10GE ER and remaining 12 ports of SR/LR per 24x10GE LC


Note

This is applicable at 40 degrees C.


Hardware Not Supported

The following hardware are not supported:

Component

Part Number

Cisco CRS-1 16-Slot Line-Card Chassis Route Processor

CRS-16-RP

Cisco CRS PCMCIA Flash Disk 2 GB

CRS-FLASH-DISK-2G

Cisco CRS 8-Slot Route Processor

CRS-8-RP

Cisco CRS-1 16-slot Route Processor, revision B

CRS-16-RP-B


Note

  • The fixed configuration DC power system is not supported for CRS-X 8-slot legacy chassis ( CRS-8-LCC) and CRS-X 16-slot single/multichassis system legacy chassis ( CRS-16-LCC). We recommend to replace the fixed configuration DC power system with modular configuration DC power system. The product ID for modular DC power systems are CRS-8-DCKIT-M= and CRS-16-DCKIT-M= respectively for 8 slots system and 16 slots system.

  • CRS supports PRP for all Single chassis and Multichassis configurations, due to its significant advantages in improving boot time, performance, and scale. For information on End-of-Sale and End-of-Life Announcement for the Cisco CRS 8-Slot and 16-slot Line Card Chassis Route Processors:

    http://www.cisco.com/en/US/prod/collateral/routers/ps5763/end_of_life_notice_c51-695816.html

    http://www.cisco.com/en/US/prod/collateral/routers/ps5763/end_of_life_notice_c51-695817.html

  • Cisco Session Border Controller (SBC) is not supported. Cisco IOS XR Software Release 3.7 is the last release that supports SBC.

  • Cisco CRS-1 Series Forwarding Processor 40G (CRS-FP40) is not supported on Cisco CRS 16-Slot chassis.


CRS-FP140 Licenses

The following licenses apply to the CRS-FP140:

Licence

Description

XC-ENH-NF-140G

Cisco CRS Series Enhanced Netflow Performance License 140G

XC-L2L3VPN-140G

Cisco CRS Series L2 and L3 VPN Peering Edge License 140G

XC-RTE-SCL-140G

Cisco CRS Series Route Scale License 140G

XC-TE-SCL-140G

Cisco CRS Series Traffic Engineering Scale License 140G

XC-MC-LIC-140G

Cisco CRS Series Multichassis License 140G

CRS-FP140 also supports eDelivery licenses, which can be downloaded as the License Certificates in PDF format.

For further information or questions, please visit http://www.cisco.com/web/partners/tools/edelivery.html.

eDelivery PID

Description

L-XC-ENH-NF-140G=

Cisco CRS Series Enhanced NetFlow License 140G

L-XC-RTE-SCL-140G=

Cisco CRS Series Route Scale License 140G

L-XC-MC-LIC-140G=

Cisco CRS Series Multichassis License 140G

L-XC-TE-SCL-140G=

Cisco CRS Series Traffic Engineering Scale License 140G

L-XC-L2L3VPN-140G=

Cisco CRS Series L2 L3 VPN Peering Edge License 140G

CRS-FP400G Licenses

The following licenses apply to the CRS-FP400G:

Licence

Description

XC-ENH-NF-400G

Cisco CRS Series Enhanced Netflow Performance License 400G

XC-L2L3VPN-400G

Cisco CRS Series L2 and L3 VPN Peering Edge License 400G

XC-RTE-SCL-400G

Cisco CRS Series Route Scale License 400G

XC-TE-SCL-400G

Cisco CRS Series Traffic Engineering Scale License 400G

CRS-FP400G also supports eDelivery licenses, which can be downloaded as the License Certificates in PDF format.

For further information or questions, please visit http://www.cisco.com/web/partners/tools/edelivery.html.

eDelivery PID

Description

L-XC-ENH-NF-400G=

Cisco CRS Series Enhanced NetFlow License 400G

L-XC-RTE-SCL-400G=

Cisco CRS Series Route Scale License 400G

L-XC-TE-SCL-400G=

Cisco CRS Series Traffic Engineering Scale License 400G

L-XC-L2L3VPN-400G=

Cisco CRS Series L2 L3 VPN Peering Edge License 400G

Software Compatibility

Cisco IOS XR Software Release 5.3.1 is compatible with the following Cisco CRS-1 and CRS-3 systems:
  • Cisco CRS 4-Slot Single Chassis System

  • Cisco CRS 8-Slot Single Chassis System

  • Cisco CRS 16-Slot Single Chassis System

  • Cisco CRS Multichassis Systems

Cisco IOS XR Software Release 5.3.1 is compatible with the following Cisco CRS-3 system:
  • Cisco CRS-3 8-Slot Back-to-Back System

  • Cisco CRS-3 16-Slot Back-to-Back System

  • Cisco CRS-3 Multichassis System

Cisco IOS XR Software Release 5.3.1 is compatible with the following Cisco CRS-X systems:
  • Cisco CRS 8-Slot Single Chassis System. You must use CRS-8-FANTRAY-B fan tray with Cisco CRS-X system.

  • Cisco CRS 16-Slot Single Chassis System

  • Cisco CRS-X Multichassis System, maximum configuration of 8+2

  • Cisco CRS-X 16-slot Back-to-Back System

  • Cisco CRS-X 8-slot Back-to-Back System

Firmware Support

To check the firmware code running on the Cisco CRS Router, run the show fpd package command in admin mode.

Minimum Firmware Requirement

The following table provides the procedures and resources for minimum firmware requirements:

After completing an RMA, upgrade the firmware as per the matrix in this link, which also links to PDF copies of the IOS XR Firmware Upgrade Guides

http://www.cisco.com/web/Cisco_IOS_XR_Software/index.html

For the upgrade CLI, refer to the Hardware Redundancy and Node Administration Commands on Cisco IOS XR Software chapter of the Cisco IOS XR System Management Command Reference for the Cisco CRS router

http://www.cisco.com/en/US/products/ps5763/prod_command_reference_list.html


Note

P image is discontinued from Cisco IOS XR Software Release 4.2 onwards. For more information about this, see the discontinuation of P image for Cisco CRS in Cisco IOS XR Software Release 4.2 and later at

http://www.cisco.com/en/US/prod/collateral/routers/ps5763/product_bulletin_c25-663499.html.


Determining Your Software Version

To determine the version of Cisco IOS XR Software packages installed on your router, log in to the router and enter the show install commit summary command:

SUMMARY STEPS

  1. Enter show install commit summary command from EXEC mode.

DETAILED STEPS


Enter show install commit summary command from EXEC mode.

The show install commit summary command output for Cisco CRS-1 and Cisco CRS-3 router:

RP/0/RP0/CPU0:router# show install commit summary
Default Profile:
  Admin Resources
  SDRs:
    Owner
  Committed Packages:
    disk0:hfr-asr9000v-nV-px-5.3.1
    disk0:hfr-diags-px-5.3.1
    disk0:hfr-doc-px-5.3.1
    disk0:hfr-fpd-px-5.3.1
    disk0:hfr-k9sec-px-5.3.1
    disk0:hfr-li-px-5.3.1
    disk0:hfr-mcast-px-5.3.1
    disk0:hfr-mgbl-px-5.3.1
    disk0:hfr-mini-px-5.3.1
    disk0:hfr-mpls-px-5.3.1
    disk0:hfr-services-px-5.3.1
    disk0:hfr-video-px-5.3.1
Alternatively you may use the show version brief command (The show version brief command output will not be included in the subsequent Release Notes, after Release 5.3.1.).
RP/0/RP0/CPU0:router# show version brief
Cisco IOS XR Software, Version 5.3.1[Default]
Copyright (c) 2015 by Cisco Systems, Inc.

ROM: System Bootstrap, Version 2.11(20150211:191401) [CRS ROMMON],

ios uptime is 12 hours, 19 minutes
System image file is "disk0:hfr-os-mbi-5.3.1/0x100008/mbihfr-rp-x86e.vm"

cisco CRS-4/S (Intel 686 F6M14S4) processor with 12582912K bytes of memory.
Intel 686 F6M14S4 processor at 1729Mhz, Revision 2.174
Cisco CRS Series 4 Slots Line Card Chassis

2 Management Ethernet
20 GigabitEthernet
14 DWDM controller(s)
14 WANPHY controller(s)
22 TenGigE
1019k bytes of non-volatile configuration memory.
14712M bytes of hard disk.
10449904k bytes of disk0: (Sector size 512 bytes).
10449904k bytes of disk1: (Sector size 512 bytes).


Software Features Introduced in Cisco IOS XR Software Release 5.3.1

BFD over Bundles CISCO/IETF Mode Support on a Per Bundle Basis

BFD over Bundle (BoB) mode is a standard based fast failure detection of link aggregation (LAG) member links that is interoperable between different platforms. BoB support on a per bundle basis provides an option to choose either Cisco or IETF standard per bundle, without necessitating reloads or process restarts across various systems. The default is Cisco mode.

Note

The global-level command available in previous releases to configure CISCO/IETF BoB over bundles is deprecated from release 5.3.1 onwards. In order to ensure a smooth upgrade, Cisco recommends that you configure the bundle at the interface level.


For more information on BFD over Bundle Mode see the Implementing BFD chapter in the Routing Configuration Guide for Cisco CRS Routers. For more information on BFD over Bundle Mode commands, see the BFD Commands chapter in the Routing Command Reference for Cisco CRS Routers.

Source and destination-based flow tag

The source-based flow tag feature allows you to match packets based on the flow-tag assigned to the source address of the incoming packets. Once matched, you can then apply any supported PBR action on this policy.

For more information on Source and destination-based flow tag, see the Implementing BGP chapter in the Routing Configuration Guide for Cisco CRS Routers. For more information on source-based flow tag commands, see the BGP Commands chapter in the Routing Command Reference for Cisco CRS Routers.

L3VPN iBGP PE-CE

The L3VPN iBGP PE-CE feature helps establish an iBGP (internal Border Gateway Protocol) session between the provider edge (PE) and customer edge (CE) devices to exchange BGP routing information. A BGP session between two BGP peers is said to be an iBGP session if the BGP peers are in the same autonomous systems.

For more information on L3VPN iBGP PE-CE, see the Implementing BGP chapter in the Routing Configuration Guide for Cisco CRS Routers. For more information on L3VPN iBGP PE-CE commands, see the BGP Commands chapter in the Routing Command Reference for Cisco CRS Routers.

BGP Maximum Prefix - Discard Extra Paths

The discard extra paths feature discards all the excess paths received from the neighbor when the paths exceed the configured maximum value.

IPv6 Support in MPLS LDP for CRS

LDP IPv6 feature is supported on the Cisco CRS-X card. This feature support is already available on the CRS-1 and CRS-3 cards starting from IOS-XR 5.3.0 release.

Policy-map Show Commit Diff Support

The difference between the currently running configuration and the target configuration (the configuration before the commit command) can be displayed using the show commit diff support command.

In Cisco IOS XR Release 5.3.1, the policy-map keyword is added to the show commit diff command. This keyword provides details about the policy-map implementation.

VPLS on CRS-X line card

The CRS-X line card on Cisco CRS Router supports Multipoint Layer 2 Services, which is also called as Virtual Private LAN Services (VPLS). For this feature content, see the chapter Implementing Multipoint Layer 2 Services in .

High Availability on Data Path Service Virtual Interface (SVI)

In active-active configurations, if a CGSE-PLUS card fails, then the corresponding Service Virtual Interfaces (SVI) on the data path (ServiceApp interfaces) also go down. In such cases, the packets must be immediately diverted to the other available CGSE-PLUS cards. From this release onwards, a high availability test can be configured to run on such interfaces to detect any failures. Currently, this feature is supported only for CGSE-PLUS cards deployed with the 6RD applications.

For more information on High Availability on Data Path SVI, see the High Availability on Data Path SVI module in the Cisco IOS XR Carrier Grade NAT Configuration Guide for the Cisco CRS Router. For more information on High Availability on Data Path SVI commands, see the Cisco IOS XR Carrier Grade NAT Command Reference for the Cisco CRS Router.

Throughput Measurement

The service card, like CGSE-PLUS, has smaller throughput compared to the other cards in the platform. Therefore it drops packets at the service application interface if the traffic diverted to it is more than it can handle. Hence it becomes very important to measure the throughput for a service card. The throughput of the CGSE-PLUS card for the last 1 second and the last 5 minutes can be seen by using the show cgn instance-name utilization throughput command.

For more information on Throughput Measurement, see the Throughput Measurement module in the Cisco IOS XR Carrier Grade NAT Configuration Guide for the Cisco CRS Router. For more information on Throughout Measurement commands, see the Cisco IOS XR Carrier Grade NAT Command Reference for the Cisco CRS Router.

IPv6 Virtual Management Interface on RSP

An IPv6 virtual address can now be configured to enable access to the router from a single virtual address with a management network, without the prior knowledge of which route processor (RP) is active. An IPv6 virtual address persists across RP failover situations. A new command ipv6 virtual address has been introduced to define an IPv6 virtual address for a network of management Ethernet interfaces.

For more information, see the Configuring IPv6 Addressing chapter in the IP Addresses and Services Configuration Guides. For more information about the new command, see the Network Stack IPv4 and IPv6 Commands chapter in the IP Addresses and Services Command References.

ARP Protection Per Sub-interface on Cisco CRS Routers

The Excessive Punt Flow Trap (EPFT) feature can now be enabled on Cisco CRS Routers to monitor all punt traffic and trap bad actors for penalty box policing. Address Resolution Protocol (ARP) protection during EPFT processing can now be specified at the physical and bundle interface level on line cards supported on Cisco CRS Routers.

For more information about EPFT processing and configuration, see the Implementing EPFT chapter in the Cisco CRS Router IP Addresses and Services Configuration Guide. For more information about EPFT commands, see the Excessive Punt Flow Trap Commands chapter in the Cisco CRS Router IP Addresses and Services Command Reference.

CSC support over CRS-X

Cisco IOS XR Software Release 5.3.1 onwards CSC support was extended to CRS-X line cards.

P2MP TE Egress Support Extended on CRS-X

From Release 5.3.1 onwards, P2MP TE egress support is extended on CRS-X for the GTM profile.

Netconf-yang updates

Support is extended to new Yang models. Refer the System Security Configuration Guide for Cisco CRS Routers for a list of the Yang models and their descriptions.

In case of a DoS (Denial of Service) attack on Netconf, wherein, Netconf receives numerous requests in a short span of time, the router may become irresponsive if Netconf consumes most of the bandwidth or CPU processing time. This can be prevented, by limiting the traffic directed at the Netconf agent. This is achieved using the netconf-yang agent rate-limit and netconf-yang agent session commands.

The relevant commands are discussed in detail, in the System Security Command Reference for Cisco CRS Routers .

Port Preservation on CGSE Plus for NAT44

During the network address and port translation (NAPT) operation, the private source port of the subscriber packets changes. (This port is also the destination port for packets in the reverse direction. The change in source port number is not acceptable in few cases. Therefore, in such cases, it is important to preserve the source port numbers during the NAPT operation; this preservation is achieved by the port-preservation feature. The port-preservation feature provides the ability to preserve ports on a best-effort basis for pre-configured ports that uses UDP or TCP transport protocol.

CFM on a multipoint-to-multipoint cross connect

Connectivity Fault Management (CFM) is supported over a multipoint-to-multipoint cross connect. For related content, see the service command in Interface and Hardware Component Command Reference for Cisco CRS Routers.

ASR 9000v Satellite Connectivity to CRS-X Line Card

Starting from Release 5.3.1, the ASR 9000v satellite connectivity to CRS-X line card (LC) is supported.

The following ASR 9000v satellite features are supported on the CRS-X LC:

  • ASR 9000v satellite connectivity to CRS-X LC through CRS-X 40x10GE-GLO PLIM Physical Links (ICL Links)

  • Co-existence of all existing CRS-1 and CRS-3 line cards/PLIM/SPAs with this feature enabled on CRS-X

  • nV satellite functionality on CRS-X with CRS8/16 slot –A/B chassis, B2B configuration and Multichassis configurations

  • nV satellite functionality for PRPs

  • Ethernet link features like MTU, Auto-negotiation

  • HA such as LC Reload, RPFO, process restart, etc

  • IPv4 and IPv6 Forwarding

  • IPv6 ND, ICMPv6

  • OSPFv2, OSPFv3, ISIS

  • RIP, EIGRP

  • iBGP (IPv4, IPv6 families)

  • LDP

  • MPLS Forwarding

  • 6PE

  • ECMP Paths

  • Load Balancing (3/7 Tuple)

  • uRPF(IPv4, IPv6)

  • ACL (IPv4, IPv6)

  • ABF

  • Lawful Intercept

  • Sampled Netflow

  • QoS (classification, marking-MPLS/IP, policing, shaping)

  • Oversubscription of ICL Links  

  • QPPB

  • BGP PA

  • Inband Image Upgrade (PIE Activation)

  • SNMP-traps, walk of mibs

  • Envmon and Inventory Management

  • Satellite scale – 20 per CRS-X chassis where all 880 ports (20x44 1GE ports per satellite box) are usable and

  • ARP, ICMP

The following ASR 9000v satellite features are not supported on the CRS-X line card:

  • nV satellite not supported with RP-B

  • nV satellite connectivity to MSC-X-L, FP-X-L & LSP-X

  • ICL Bundles

  • Satellite Access Interfaces Bundles

  • Links of same satellite box across LCs

  • L2FIB and L2VPN, VPLS

  • QinQ

  • Multicast and MVPN

  • TE/PBTS

  • FRR

  • GRE

  • eBGP

  • BFD

  • LACP

  • Ethernet OAM

  • CFM

  • LLDP

  • CDP

  • IPv4 L3VPN

  • 6VPE

  • PWHE

  • Biscuit

  • Satellite interface as core facing (no backbone)

  • .1ad/.1ah encapsulation

  •  HSRP and VRRP

  • Link level HA

  • ISSU and MDR

  • VLAN over satellite bundles

  • 1-D convergence

Cisco CRS-X Router Line Card Compatibility

CRS-X line card does not support the following listed features. Any CRS-X chassis with a combination of CRS-1 or CRS-3 and CRS-X line cards cannot support these features without service degradation.
  • Pseudo-wire Head End (PWHE)

  • VPLS QoS

  • Hierarchical VPLS (H-VPLS)

  • VPLS that has bundle AC with CRS-X Line Card interface as member

Hardware Features Introduced in Cisco IOS XR Software Release 5.3.1

Cisco IOS XR Software Release 5.3.1 introduces the Cisco CRS Series 8 Slots Fabric Card / Multi 400G.

Important Notes

    • Default timestamp setting—The timestamp prompt that precedes console output is enabled by default. To disable the timestamp prompt, use the no service timestamp command. For more information, refer to the Cisco IOS XR System Management Command Reference for the Cisco CRS Router, Release 5.3.x .

    • Country-specific laws, regulations, and licenses—In certain countries, use of these products may be prohibited and subject to laws, regulations, or licenses, including requirements applicable to the use of the products under telecommunications and other laws and regulations; customers must comply with all such applicable laws in the countries in which they intend to use the products.

    • Field replacable unit (FRU) removal—For all card removal and replacement (including fabric cards, line cards, fan controller, and RP) follow the instructions provided by Cisco to avoid impact to traffic. See the Cisco IOS XR Getting Started Guide for the Cisco CRS Router for procedures.

    • Exceeding Cisco testing—If you intend to test beyond the combined maximum configuration tested and published by Cisco, contact your Cisco Technical Support representative to discuss how to engineer a large-scale configuration for your purpose.

    • mpls traffic engineering igp-intact command—This command must be used only when policy based tunnel selection is configured for all tunnels originating on the device. This CLI needs to be turned on under IGP (OSPF/ISIS) under the respective AFI.

    • The following TE Path option attribute commands are not supported on the Cisco CRS-1 Series Router:

      • affinity location set

      • affinity location type

      • affinity program

      • affinity self

    • BFD IPv6 UDP Checksum Calculation—Starting Cisco IOS XR Software Release 3.9, you turn the BFD IPv6 UDP checksum calculation on and off:

      • To disable the BFD IPv6 UDP checksum calculation:

        RP/0/RP0/CPU0:router(config)#bfd
        
        RP/0/RP0/CPU0:router(config-bfd)#ipv6 checksum disable
        
        RP/0/RP0/CPU0:router(config-bfd)#end
      • To enable BFD IPv6 UDP checksum calculation:

        
        RP/0/RP0/CPU0:router(config)#bfd
        
        RP/0/RP0/CPU0:router(config-bfd)#no ipv6 checksum disable
        
        RP/0/RP0/CPU0:router(config-bfd)#end
    • When upgrading a system from a release prior to 3.8.4, the MAC address assigned to physical interfaces changes. This is required because prior to Cisco IOS XR Software Release 3.8.4 the MAC address assigned to the bundle interface was taken from the first member's MAC address. If this bundle member is removed from the bundle, the bundle gets a new MAC address, which results in traffic loss due to ARP resolution. Beginning in Cisco IOS XR Software Release 3.8.4, a pool of MAC addresses are assigned to the bundle interfaces by the bundlemgr process during bundle interface creation.

    • Deactivation of os-mbi dependent (Nonreload) SMU fails—Backing out the non reload os-mbi SMU fails because deactivation runs out of memory (activation did not release some memory, which stayed at 38 MB). This failure to activate or deactivate the SMU due to insufficient SP resources impacts SP cards on CRS.

    • When configuring the Label Distribution Protocol (LDP) graceful restart (GR) process in a network with multiple [link and/or targeted] LDP hello adjacencies with the same neighbor, make sure that GR is activated on the session before any hello adjacency times out due to neighbor control plane failures. One way of achieving this is by configuring a lower session hold time between neighbors such that session time out always occurs before hello adjacency can time out. Cisco recommends setting LDP session hold time using the following formula:

      LDP session hold time <= (Hello hold time - Hello interval) * 3

      This means that for default values of 15/5 seconds respectively for the link Hello hold time and the Hello interval, the LDP session hold time should be set to 30 seconds or less.

      For more information, refer to the Implementing MPLS Label Distribution Protocol on Cisco IOS XR Software section of the MPLS Configuration Guide for the Cisco CRS Routers.

    • For information about upgrading from a Cisco CRS-1 to a Cisco CRS-3 chassis, refer to the Cisco CRS-1 Carrier Routing System to Cisco CRS-3 Carrier Routing System Upgrade Guide at the following URL:

      http://www.cisco.com/en/US/products/ps5763/prod_installation_guides_list.html

    • The following commands have been modified to support Cisco CRS-3 and CRS-X routers:

      • show environment

      • hw-module reload

      • show controllers egressq client location <>

      • show controllers egressq queue drr [max | min] location <>

      • show controllers egressq queue drr [max | min] location <>

      • show controllers egressq group ntb [max | min] location <>

      • show controllers egressq port bpmap location <>

      • show controllers egressq statistics detail location <>

      • show controllers egressq resources location <>

      For information about these commands, refer to the Commands section of the Cisco CRS-1 Carrier Routing System to Cisco CRS-3 Carrier Routing System Upgrade Guide:

      http://www.cisco.com/en/US/products/ps5763/prod_installation_guides_list.html

    • This release supports the following fixed DWDM XFPs with CRS-3 and certain CRS-1 10GE interface modules:

      • DWDM-XFP-30.33

      • DWDM-XFP-60.61

      • DWDM-XFP-50.92

      • DWDM-XFP-50.12

      • DWDM-XFP-31.12

      • DWDM-XFP-31.90

      • DWDM-XFP-32.68

      • DWDM-XFP-34.25

      • DWDM-XFP-35.04

      • DWDM-XFP-35.82

      • DWDM-XFP-36.61

      • DWDM-XFP-38.19

      • DWDM-XFP-38.98

      • DWDM-XFP-39.77

      • DWDM-XFP-40.56

      • DWDM-XFP-42.14

      • DWDM-XFP-42.94

      • DWDM-XFP-43.73

      • DWDM-XFP-44.53

      • DWDM-XFP-46.12

      • DWDM-XFP-46.92

      • DWDM-XFP-47.72

      • DWDM-XFP-48.51

      • DWDM-XFP-51.72

      • DWDM-XFP-52.52

      • DWDM-XFP-54.13

      • DWDM-XFP-54.94

      • DWDM-XFP-55.75

      • DWDM-XFP-56.55

      • DWDM-XFP-58.17

      • DWDM-XFP-58.98

      • DWDM-XFP-59.79

      DWDM Configuration Management


      Note

      This section describes the new DWDM configuration requirements in Cisco IOS XR 3.9.0 and later releases. It does not describe all updates to the DWDM feature. For more information about DWDM configuration, refer to the Configuring Dense Wavelength Division Multiplexing Controllers on Cisco IOS XR Software module in the Cisco IOS XR Interface and Hardware Component Configuration Guide for the Cisco CRS Router.


      Cisco IOS XR Software Release 3.9.0 introduced new commands in addition to an important change to the default laser state for all of the DWDM physical layer interface modules (PLIMs) supported on the Cisco CRS-1 and CRS-3 routers, which impacts the required configuration to support those cards.

      This change affects all models of the following hardware on the Cisco CRS-1 router:

      • Cisco 1-Port OC-768c/STM-256c DWDM PLIM

      • Cisco 4-Port 10-Gigabit Ethernet DWDM PLIM

      This change affects all models of the following hardware on the Cisco CRS-3 router:

      • Cisco 1-Port 100GE OTU4 IPoDWDM PLIM

      • Cisco 4-Port 40-GE OTU3 OTN/LAN PLIM

      • Cisco 2-Port 40-GE OTU3 OTN/LAN PLIM

      The g709 fec high-gain and g709 fec long-haul commands are added under DWDM configuration to configure the new high-gain FEC mode and long-haul FEC mode for Cisco 1-Port 100GE OTU4 IPoDWDM PLIM.

      The following is an example of configuring the g709 fec high-gain command under DWDM configuration to configure the new high-gain FEC mode:

      
      RP/0/RP0/CPU0:router# configure 
      RP/0/RP0/CPU0:router(config)# controller dwdm <>
      RP/0/RP0/CPU0:router(config)# g709 fec high-gain
      RP/0/RP0/CPU0:router(config)# commit
      

      The following is an example of configuring the g709 fec long-haul command under DWDM configuration to configure the new long-haul FEC mode:

      
      RP/0/RP0/CPU0:router# configure 
      RP/0/RP0/CPU0:router(config)# g709 fec long-haul
      RP/0/RP0/CPU0:router(config)# commit
      
      
      Important DWDM Changes in Cisco IOS XR Software Release 3.9.0 and Later Releases
      • The laser off and shutdown (DWDM) commands are replaced by the admin-state-out-of-service command.

      • The default state of the laser has changed from "On" to "Off" for all PLIMs. Therefore, the laser for all DWDM controllers must explicitly be turned on using the admin-state in-service command in DWDM configuration mode

      Configuration Examples in Cisco IOS XR Software Release 3.9.0 and Later Releases

      This section provides configuration examples for turning on and off the laser on a DWDM PLIM.

      Turning On the Laser: Example


      Note

      This is a required configuration beginning in Cisco IOS XR Software Release 3.9.0. The DWDM PLIMs will not operate without this configuration.


      The following example shows how to turn on the laser and place a DWDM port in In Service (IS) state:

      
      RP/0/RP0/CPU0:router# configure 
      
      RP/0/RP0/CPU0:router(config)# controller dwdm 0/1/0/1 
      
      RP/0/RP0/CPU0:router(config-dwdm)# admin-state in-service
      
      RP/0/RP0/CPU0:router(config-dwdm)# commit

      Turning Off the Laser: Example


      Note

      This configuration replaces the laser off and shutdown (DWDM) configuration commands.

      The following example shows how to turn off the laser, stop all traffic and place a DWDM port in Out of Service (OOS) state:

      RP/0/RP0/CPU0:router# configure 
      
      RP/0/RP0/CPU0:router(config)# controller dwdm 0/1/0/1 
      
      RP/0/RP0/CPU0:router(config-dwdm)# admin-state out-of-service
      
      RP/0/RP0/CPU0:router(config-dwdm)# commit

      Caveats

      Caveats describe unexpected behavior in Cisco IOS XR Software releases. Severity-1 caveats are the most critical caveats; severity-2 caveats are less critical.

      This section contains caveats that are generic to the Cisco IOS XR Software Release 5.3.1 and those specific to the Cisco CRS-1 router and the Cisco CRS-3 router.

      Using the Cisco Bug Search Tool

      You must have a Cisco.com account to log in and access the Cisco Bug Search Tool. If you do not have one, you can register for an account.
      1. In your browser, navigate to the Cisco Bug Search Tool.

      2. If you are redirected to a Log In page, enter your registered Cisco.com username and password and then, click Log In.

      3. To search for a specific bug, enter the bug ID in the Search For field and press Enter.

      4. To search for bugs related to a specific software release, do the following:
        1. In the Product field, choose Series/Model from the drop-down list and then enter the product name in the text field. If you begin to type the product name, the Cisco Bug Search Tool provides you with a drop-down list of the top ten matches. If you do not see this product listed, continue typing to narrow the search results.

        2. In the Releases field, enter the release for which you want to see bugs.

          The Cisco Bug Search Tool displays a preview of the results of your search below your search criteria.

      5. To see more content about a specific bug, you can do the following:

        • Mouse over a bug in the preview to display a pop-up with more information about that bug.

        • Click on the hyperlinked bug headline to open a page with the detailed bug information.

      6. To restrict the results of a search, choose from one or more of the following filters:

        Filter

        Description

        Modified Date

        A predefined date range, such as last week or last six months.

        Status

        A specific type of bug, such as open or fixed.

        Severity

        The bug severity level as defined by Cisco. For definitions of the bug severity levels, see Bug Search Tool Help & FAQ.

        Rating

        The rating assigned to the bug by users of the Cisco Bug Search Tool.

        Support Cases

        Whether a support case has been opened or not.

        Your search results update when you choose a filter.


      Note

      For more information about how to use the Cisco Bug Search Tool, including how to set email alerts for bugs and to save bugs and searches, see Bug Search Tool Help & FAQ.


      Open and Resolved Bugs

      The open and resolved bugs for this release are accessible through the Cisco Bug Search Tool . This web-based tool provides you with access to the Cisco bug tracking system, which maintains information about bugs and vulnerabilities in this product and other Cisco hardware and software products. Within the Cisco Bug Search Tool, each bug is given a unique identifier (ID) with a pattern of CSCxxNNNNN, where x is any letter (a-z) and N is any number (0-9). The bug IDs are frequently referenced in Cisco documentation, such as Security Advisories, Field Notices and other Cisco support documents. Technical Assistance Center (TAC) engineers or other Cisco staff can also provide you with the ID for a specific bug. The Cisco Bug Search Tool enables you to filter the bugs so that you only see those in which you are interested.

      In addition to being able to search for a specific bug ID, or for all bugs in a product and release, you can filter the open and/or resolved bugs by one or more of the following criteria:

      • Last modified date

      • Status, such as fixed (resolved) or open

      • Severity

      • Support cases

      You can save searches that you perform frequently. You can also bookmark the URL for a search and email the URL for those search results.

      Caveats Specific to the Cisco CRS-1 Router

      The following open caveats are specific to the Cisco CRS-1 router:

      Identifier

      Description

      CSCuu32147

      Ivybridge support for SC-GE-22-B board.

            Caveats Specific to the Cisco CRS-3 Router

            There are no open caveats that are specific to the Cisco CRS-3 platform.

            Caveats Specific to the Cisco CRS-X Router

            The following open caveats are specific to the Cisco CRS-X router:

            Identifier

            Description

            CSCut47529

            Replication fails after the CRS-X link is removed and added back to the bundle.

              Upgrading Cisco IOS XR Software

              Cisco IOS XR Software is installed and activated from modular packages, allowing specific features or software patches to be installed, upgraded, or downgraded without affecting unrelated processes. Software packages can be upgraded or downgraded on all supported card types, or on a single card (node).

              Software packages are installed from package installation envelope (PIE) files that contain one or more software components.

              The upgrade document is available along with the software images.


              Caution

              Before upgrading to a new release, you must install all available bridge SMUs of the current release.


              Troubleshooting

              For information on troubleshooting Cisco IOS XR Software, see the Cisco IOS XR Troubleshooting Guide for the Cisco CRS router and the Cisco IOS XR Getting Started Guide for the Cisco CRS router

              Related Documentation

              The most current Cisco CRS router hardware documentation is located at the following URL:

              https://www.cisco.com/c/en/us/support/routers/carrier-routing-system/products-installation-guides-list.html

              The Cisco IOS XR Software documentation set includes the Cisco IOS XR software configuration guides and command references.

              https://www.cisco.com/c/en/us/support/routers/carrier-routing-system/tsd-products-support-series-home.html

              The document containing Cisco IOS XR System Error Messages (SEM) is located at this URL:

              https://www.cisco.com/c/en/us/td/docs/ios_xr_sw/error/message/ios-xr-sem-guide.html

              Production Software Maintenance Updates (SMUs)

              A production SMU is a SMU that is formally requested, developed, tested, and released. Production SMUs are intended for use in a live network environment and are formally supported by the Cisco TAC and the relevant development teams. Software bugs identified through software recommendations or Bug Search Tools are not a basis for production SMU requests.

              For information on production SMU types, refer the Production SMU Types section of the IOS XR Software Maintenance Updates (SMUs) guide.