Cisco Cloud Services Platform Release Notes

This document describes the features and limitations for the Cisco Cloud Services Platforms 2100 and 5000, Release 2.6.1.

Supported Cisco Networking Services

Cisco CSP can host any Cisco or third-party VNF that is supported on KVM hypervisor. Some of the Cisco VNFs available include the following:

  • Cisco Cloud Services Router (CSR) 1000V virtual router

  • Cisco IOS® XRv 9000 Router

  • Cisco Adaptive Security Virtual Appliance (ASAv)

  • Cisco Firepower™ NGFW Virtual

  • Cisco Prime® Virtual Network Analysis Module (vNAM)

  • Cisco Virtual Wide Area Application Services (vWAAS)

  • Cisco Web Security Virtual Appliance (WSAv)

  • Cisco Identity Services Engine (ISE)

  • Cisco Firepower Management Center (FMC)

  • Cisco Virtual Security Gateway (VSG) for Cisco Nexus® 1000V Series Switch deployments

  • Cisco Virtual Supervisor Module (VSM) for Cisco Nexus 1000V Series Switch deployments

  • Cisco Data Center Network Manager (DCNM)

Resolved Bugs

This is a minor release. It includes,

  • all 2.6.0 content

  • fixes for the following bugs:

Bug Id



Enable deleting text files from CSP GUI


Allow renaming image name in repository


Admin-group users unable to login through SSH


Allow admin-group access privilege to all commands except for create-user


Admin user lost permission while upgrading CSP from 2.3.2 to 2.6.0


Cluster creation fails, when a user is logged in as a TACACS or RADIUS admin-group user, and tries to create a cluster


During clean install, CSP Day0 Questionnaire errored out with insufficient disk space

For more information, see CSP Release 2.6.0 documentaion and release notes.

Network Interface Card Driver Compatibility

This release includes the following NICs Physical function (PF) drivers. See VNF documentations for more information about compatibility between the Virtual function (VF) driver included in VNF and the NICs PF drivers.

  • Ixgbe PF driver version: 5.6.1

  • I40e PF driver version: 2.9.21

Important Notes

  • Ensure that you upgrade to the latest Cisco UCS firmware available on CCO. The minimum required version being 4.0(4h).

  • If any active sessions with CIMC KVM console exist, ensure that you do not select Activate Virtual devices prior to performing CLI or REST API based upgrade of a CSP Release.

  • You can only upgrade from CSP, Release 2.4.0 or later to this release.

  • The following field notice might impact CSP 5000 models that are running CIMC versions earlier than 4.0(4e). Therefore, it is recommended to upgrade the CIMC version to 4.0(4h) on these models. See

Access CSP Bugs

About the Cisco Bug Search Tool

Use the Cisco Bug Search Tool to access open and resolved bugs for a release.

The tool allows you to search for a specific bug ID, or for all bugs specific to a product and a release.

You can filter the search results by last modified date, bug status (open, resolved), severity, rating, and support cases.


For the Product drop-down list, choose either Cisco Cloud Services Platform 2100 or Cisco Cloud Services Platform 5000.

Known Behavior

  • Management interfaces cannot be configured as passthrough interfaces.

  • Only local users can log in to Cisco CSP using CIMC console. Remote TACACS+ users cannot log in to Cisco CSP by using CIMC console.

  • Only the vNIC e1000 model is supported with Cisco VSM and Cisco VSG services.

  • Only ISO image files are supported with Cisco VSM and Cisco VSG services.

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