This table summarizes the new and changed features for the Cisco Nexus 5000 Series NX-OS Configuration Guide for Cisco NX-OS Release 4.2(1)N1(1), and tells you where they are documented.
Changed in Release
Where to find it documented...
Fabric Extender Topologies
Added diagrams showing FEX Active-Active and Straight-Through topologies.
FCoE Initialization Protocol
Added Nexus 2232PP Fabric Extender support for standard Gen-2 CNAs only.
Virtual Fibre Channel (vFC)
Added examples to show how to bind a vFC to the Nexus 2232PP Fabric Extender.
Creating a Virtual Fibre Channel Interface
As of Cisco NX-OS Release 4.1(3)N2(1), the Nexus 5000 Series configuration information is available in new feature-specific configuration guides for the following information:
Layer 2 Switching
Fibre Channel over Ethernet
Quality of Service
The information in these new guides previously existed in the Cisco Nexus 5000 Series CLI Configuration Guide which remains available on Cisco.com and should be used for all software releases prior to Cisco Nexus 5000 NX-OS Software Rel 4.1(3). Each new configuration guide addresses the features that are introduced in or are available in a particular release. Select and view the configuration guide that pertains to the software installed in your switch.
The information in the new Cisco Nexus 5000 Series NX-OS Fibre Channel over Ethernet Configuration Guide previously existed in Part 5: Fibre Channel over Ethernet of the Cisco Nexus 5000 Series CLI Configuration Guide.