Cisco Nexus 3000 Series Software Advisory Notice


Dear Cisco Customer,
Cisco engineering has identified a software issue with Cisco NX-OS Release 5.0(3)U1(1c) that may affect your use of this software. As a result, the kickstart and system images of Cisco NX-OS Release 5.0(3)U1(1c) have been deferred. These deferred images are no longer available for download. Customers are urged to upgrade to new Cisco NX-OS Release 5.0(3)U1(1d) images. See the Software Affected/Solution table that follows for the list of affected images and solution images.

For additional information about what is included in this software, please refer to the Cisco Nexus 3000 Series Release Notes, available from the Cisco Nexus 3000 Series Switches Release Notes page. Release notes are in the Release and General Information section on the product page.

Table Of Affected Software And Replacement Solution

Software Type Software Affected Software Solution
Version(s) Version Availability
Cisco NX-OS Software Cisco NX-OS Releases 5.0(3)U1(1c) Cisco NX-OS Release 5.0(3)U1(1d) 06/15/2011

Software Affected/Solution

Software Type Software Affected Software Solution
Version(s) Affected Images Solution Release Number Replacement Images Availability
Cisco NX-OS Software Cisco NX-OS Releases 5.0(3)U1(1c)



Cisco NX-OS Release 5.0(3)U1(1d)




Reason for Deferral::
Corporate Defect Tracking System (CDETS) Number:

Affected Platforms:
Cisco Nexus 3064PQ

Headline: Multicast: (S,G) entries time out in steady state

Download and install Cisco NX-OS Release 5.0(3)U1(1d).


To increase availability, Cisco recommends that you upgrade affected images with the suggested replacement software images as soon as they become available. Cisco will discontinue manufacturing shipment of the affected images. Replacement software images will be  substituted in any pending order.

The terms and conditions that governed your rights and obligations and those of Cisco, with respect to the deferred software will apply to the replacement software.

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