This section provides information about basic device management.
Licensing Requirements for Basic Device Management
The following table shows the licensing requirements for this feature:
Basic device management requires no license. Any feature not included in a license package is bundled with the Cisco NX-OS
system images and is provided at no extra charge to you. For a complete explanation of the Cisco NX-OS licensing scheme,
see the .
Guidelines for Password Recovery
Follow these guidelines to recover the password:
You must be logged in as admin to change the admin password.
For Cisco Nexus 36180YC-R chassis, press Ctrl-L to interrupt the boot process and get the >loader prompt.
Changing the Device Hostname
You can change the device hostname displayed in the command prompt from the default (switch) to another character string.
Configures the time zone. The zone-name argument is a 3-character string for the time zone acronym (for example, PST or EST). The offset-hours argument is the offset from the UTC and the range is from –23 to 23 hours. The range for the offset-minutes argument is from 0 to 59 minutes.
Exits global configuration mode.
switch# show clock
Displays the time and time zone.
copy running-config startup-config
switch# copy running-config startup-config
Copies the running configuration to the startup configuration.
Configuring Summer Time (Daylight Saving Time)
You can configure when summer time, or daylight saving time, is in effect for the device and the offset in minutes.