Questions tagged [cisco-nexus]

For questions about the Cisco network product line, called Nexus. For instance, Cisco Nexus 3000, 4000, 5000, 6000, 7000 and 9000.

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NX-OS 9.3: ECMP polarization and “ip load-sharing … rotate”

This is a "why and how exactly does this work" question. The given problem is already solved. QUESTION: I'm interested to understand what "rotate" in ip load-sharing address source-...
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Data Center migration

We have two data centers in different locations and we want to transfer DC2 (secondary Data Center) from location Y to location X where X is DC1 (Primary) location. The connection between both data ...
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Use ECMP to distribute traffic between two paths, one learned by eBGP and one learned by iBGP on a Cisco NX-OS switch

I maintain two cross-connected switches, R1 and R2, which both have a link to an external switch, R3. R1 and R2 both use eBGP to receive routes to various subnets behind R3. Additionally, R1 and R2 ...
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Port Channel issue on Cisco gear

I have a lab where I'm connecting a Cisco CSR1000V and a Nexus 9000 switch. These devices are connected back to back. Relevant configuration is: Router: interface Port-channel1 mtu 9216 ! interface ...
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Cisco Nexus N9K-C92160YC-X kernel panicking at bootup and stuck in endless powercycle

I believe I have a bad Cisco Nexus N9K-C92160YC-X. I received this switch on loan from a customer with a blank configuration. I've recently learned that its warranty is expired and it's not ...
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VETH ports not working for cisco vIOS L2 devices (vios-l2 and nx-osv) using kvm/qmeu for virtualisation

Ok, so I've been toying with veth links for my Cisco routers and they have been working fine. However when you throw in a virtual switch like the Cisco nx-osv or vios l2 image, using veth interfaces ...
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Cisco Nexus RADIUS authentication privilege issue

I'm trying to set up RADIUS authentication between a Nexus C93180YC and a Microsoft NPS Server. The RADIUS server is reachable and I'm able to log in and get permission granted, but the network role ...
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Cisco nexus CRC error on interface

I have dual stack vPC setup between 4 cisco nexus switch as per above design. I have noticed recently that getting CRC error on cisco 3064 all 4 interface connected to N9K, and during peak traffic ...
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Filter Packet PPPoE Discovery

i have a sw nexus i have a router BGN with vlan 50 is going to sw then mode access to Client 1 and Client 2 BNG ==== SW1 == PORT1 =Client 1 (Mode access vlan 50) PORT2 =Client 2 (...
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can't find notify syslog in cisco sw nexus 3000

in cisco IOS i was used "Configuration Change Notification and Logging" but in cisco sw-nexuis i can't fine the commend SW-nex3000(config)# archive SW-nex3000(config-archive)# log config ...
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How does one access the Cisco Nexus 5000 terminal?

How does one access the Cisco Nexus 5000 terminal? There is a console port on the back and connecting directly to it does nothing; does it require a supervisor module or something? Edit for clarity: ...
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Fiber dBm transceiver power level at warning

We have cisco nexus 9000 and one of 40G interface showing port transceiver power level at warning when i check on command line i found following. Question: what is the normal power level for ...
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Is it possible to make a truly active\active L3 VRRP\HSRP configuration between two Nexus in a vPC

I'm an admin that is used to working with older Cisco gear, the Catalyst 6500 and the like. This is my first time diving into the world of nxOS. I'm trying to create a truly active\active ...
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sfp-25g-sr-s alternatives

I work at a media company and we have a room where we're essentially having a spine leaf topology implemented for our network. Now there's 4 spine switches and 6 leaf switches, the sfp we're using are ...
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802.1Q Tag mapping using Private VLANs on Cisco Nexus 3524

I'm struggeling with a VLAN mapping issue on a Nexus 3524 Switch. My setup: Downlink router<---Dot1Q 1901--->NX3524<---Dot1Q 493--->Uplink router I already figured out that basic 1:1 ...
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Cisco Nexus 7009 line card replacement

I have A nexus 7009 switch that is just running as a single unit with just routing and only admin vdc and one prod vdc and no vpc,fabric path etc used on it . My question is we need to replace the ...
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Cisco NX-OS 9K - LDAP Configuration

I'm having some trouble configuring LDAP authentication (via Windows AD) when connecting via ssh on our CISCO. I replaced some information from the switch, you will see it in uppercase here. ...
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Nexus OS IP SLA Object tracking

I have not configured IP SLA object tracking on nexus OS before and its looks a bit confusing. Can someone help me interpret the following configuration? This example shows that object tracking is ...
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Cisco Nexus 5500 7.3.(3)N1(1) tcl script

Could anyone tell me why this tcl command isn't being recognized by this version of Nexus? someswitch-tcl# for { set i 1 } { $i < 10 } { incr i } { cli "ping vrf XYZ 10.xx.xx.$i" } ...
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NXOS DHCP Relay - overwriting Option 54 (Server Identifier) differently in DHCPDISCOVER vs. DHCPREQUEST?

I'm trying to sort a DHCP relay problem in a VLXAN/EVPN environment (Cisco N9K, NXOS 9.3.2). We seem to be able to get DHCPDISCOVERs through to the server and DHCPOFFERS back from there. DHCPREQUESTs ...
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How to check vlan interface traffic on Cisco nexus 9k

I have Cisco N9K-C9396PX L3 switch which has VLAN interface configured for my LAN gateway and i want to monitor how much traffic vlanXXX handling, I have configured SNMP monitoring to pull interface ...
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Cisco Nexus 9300 TCAM carving

I have Cisco Nexus C9396PX L3 switch and i have configured bunch of ACL (inbound) on it to deny/permit traffic. now if i am trying to add more ACL then getting error that your TCAM table is full. here ...
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Cisco Catalyst 9410 - Using Default Gateway versus ARPing for locally connected host

I may be missing something extremely simple here, but im at loss trying to figure out what this Nexus switch is doing. Here is the topology: DISCLAIMER! I had made a mistake on the diagram by ...
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N2K-C2248TP-1GE question

We are working with Cisco 2960 and Cisco 4948 switches as our top of rack switches and we want to purchase some N2K-C2248TP-1GE , and connect N2K-C2248TP-1GE to our edge switches, (our edge switches ...
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Devices in same vlan cannot ping each other - ARP Issue [closed]

The environment is running with Nexus 9K in NXOS mode. Both are in vPC mode and running hsrp with N9K1 active and N9K2 standby. Due to vPC both nodes are running Active/Active for HSRP. Now the ...
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Cisco N9K Output Discards

We're experiencing output discards in couple of our N9K-C9372PXs. Seems like egress queues fills and it ends up in a lots of discarded packets. All interfaces where discards occur are NEXUS ...
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BGP multi-path using loopback

I have above scenario where i have multiple PATH for my BGP so i have to setup loopback interface to make it ECMP routing on both path. I have cisco nexus switches and following is my first router ...
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Cisco nexus vpc spanning-tree port type trunk question

I have very strange scenario here which you can see in diagram. SW1/2 is Cisco nexus 3064PQ switch configured in vPC and those switch connected to SW3/4 ( HP 6120XG ) switches on HP c7000 blade ...
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Cisco nexus 9396PX TX output discard on 40G interface without link congestion

We have cisco nexus 9396PX with N9K-M12PQ module (12x40G Interface), We have 8x10G L3 LACP bonded connectivity with our ISP and so far so good no issue at all. but recently we migrated that LACP LAg ...
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Cisco nexus 9396 rebooted with reason xbar_client

Today my one of cisco nexus 9396PX switch got rebooted and this is what i found, based on following logs what could be wrong? We don't have Cisco support for this switch, trying to see if i can get ...
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Finding the root cause of Spanning-Tree recalculations (on Cisco Nexus 9000s)

I have a nagging Rapid PVST problem on some Nexus 9000 switches. Rapid-PVST keeps recalculating 3 to 5 times an hour. We have in this topology (summarized): Edge Router ...
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Cisco nexus spanning-tree logging to syslog

I am trying to send my spanning-tree events to remote syslog but somehow it doesn't work, This is what i have in my config. N3K# sh run | grep logg logging level spanning-tree 7 logging server 172.29....
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Does vPC peer-gateway cause unicast flooding

This is my network topology where I have SW-1 is configured for HSRP for multiple VLANs, SW-2 & SW-3 connected to SW-1 using vPC. Last few month I am dealing with this unicast flooding where ...
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Configure Nexus N9K-C93180YC-EX [closed]

I am configuring a switch for the 1st time (Cisco Nexus N9000 Switch) to do some server performance testing in my lab. I have the serial console working and can log into the switch and run commands. ...
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Strange flooding during installing new switch in network

This is very strange issue i am noticing. In our datacenter we have every switch in rack has cisco vPC configured in short whole datacenter running vPC so there is no loop for spanning-tree anywhere ...
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Stop Memcrashed amplification DDoS attack

DDoS is essential part of my life so i am back with more question, Yes we started getting memcache based UDP amplification attacks, all source ports are 11211 coming from many random source IPs, we ...
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sflow configuration Cisco Nexus 9396PQ

We have Cisco a Nexus switch with M12PQ 12x40G GEM expansion card. Today when i enabled sflow on one of 40G interface i got following error: # sflow data-source interface e2/12 In order to enable ...
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TCAM utilization on Nexus 9396 switches

I have Cisco Nexus 9396 switch which is running L3 mode and i have configured bunch of IPv4 access-list in Ingress for firewalling to block certain traffic. I am reading about TCAM and wanted to ...
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SFP compatibility on QLogic FC HBA and Cisco FC SFPs

I do have a server featuring a dual port QLogic FC HBA supporting 2/4/8G interface speed. On the other end there is a Cisco Nexus 5020 with N5K-M1008 module supporting 1/2/4G interface speeds. This is ...
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Cisco QoS trust and cos-dscp dscp-cos Mapping behaviors

Regarding our current Cisco QoS implementation, to get a deeper understanding I would have some questions I read this: https://www.cisco.com/c/en/us/support/docs/wireless-mobility/voice-over-wireless-...
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Looking for a sanitized Cisco NXOS configuration

This may sound a bit unusual, but I'm looking for someone who can answer with a sanitized NXOS configuration with the following features used: vPC FEX EIGRP, OSPF or ISIS (IPv4) HSRP or VRRP This ...
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Nexus 7K Xbar replacement

Does anyone know if the Xbar module (N7K-C7009-FAB-2) can cause any impact? The replacement will take action during the maintenance window, but better safe than sorry. Thanks in advance for answers
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How to check interface statistics via CLI on Cisco Nexus 9508 Switch?

Suppose for some reasons I don't have access to Cisco APIC GUI and I need to check interface statistics of a physical interface of a spine/leaf switch? Which command should I use? Should I go to some ...
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Cisco NX-OS licensing

I'm somewhat new to networking and I have been looking to pick up an older Nexus switch to learn more about it and the converged features. I found a Nexus 3048 (for what I assume to be a reasonable ...
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Nexus 3172T MTU

I am attempting to set the L3 mtu on a Nexus port. The mtu option is only available if I set "no switchport" which then prevents me configuring VLAN related settings. Am I missing something obvious? ...
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Cisco switch ports configuration with QSFP+ to (4) SFP+ Hydra Cable Assembly

I am connecting two cisco switches with QSFP+ to (4) SFP+ Hydra Cable Assembly. On one side I have Nexus N3K series switch with QSFP+ port and on other side I have 6500 series switch with SFP+ ports. ...
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QSFP BiDi 40GB with two LC-LC

This Cisco module QSFP-40G-SR-BD is Bi-Directional (BiDi) 40Gbps QSFP, which means a single link used for RX & TX, each link 20Gbps, two LC links in total gives 40Gbps connection. If we will use ...
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Multiple HSRP group on same VLAN interface

I have Cisco Nexus 9k switch and following is my HSRP configured with vPC interface Vlan100 description *** Public_1 VLAN *** no shutdown mtu 9216 no autostate no ip redirects ip address ...
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Cisco nexus 3048 SFP validation failed

I have cisco Nexus 3048TP switch (48x1G + 4x10G) Hardware cisco Nexus 3048 Chassis ("48x1GE + 4x10G Supervisor") Intel(R) Celeron(R) CPU P4505 @ 1.87GHz with 3665240 kB of memory. ...
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Cisco Nexus vPC LACP bonding with server issue

I am configuring vPC end to end till my server to get more bandwidth, and following is my scenario I am seeing one strange thing which is i configured vPC on N3k switch and then i configured my Linux ...