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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Cisco QSFP port to SAN(16G , 32G) Connection

Cisco has a Nexus 9000 model which supports FC. But all ports are QSFP, how can we connect FC to QSFP? Model: Cisco Nexus 9336C-FX2-E Switch Port: 36 x 40/100-Gbps QSFP28 ports Descriptions: The Cisco ...
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Best practice for configuring sampler rate on Nexus 7000 for Netflow

Is there a best practice for configuring the sampler rate for interfaces that will be sending netflow data. I have tested on our Nexus 7000 with the mode 1 out-of 1000 on interfaces that are seeing ...
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vPC between Cisco nexus 9236C and 9336C

I have a Nexus N9K-C9236C and I would like to add an other one to have redundancy with vPC fonctionnality (like describe here). The point is my suppliers don't sell this model anymore because it has ...
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Upgrading Nexus 5548UP switches and physical reboot

We're planning to upgrade 5548UP to new version. Currently it's 6.0(2)N2(4). I know i need to to make three upgrade path steps to do it correctly: I see sometimes on upgrade process we're getting this ...
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BGP over VPC on NEXUS

here is my network topology: i have a customer which is connected to my top of rack switch and my top of rack switch has 2x 10g LACP towards my both Cisco Nexus 3k and both of my Nexus 3k has VPC ...
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TCAM carving question for Cisco Nexus 9396PX

TCAM carving question for Cisco Nexus 9396PX I have Cisco Nexus 9396PX and configure for IPv4 with IPv4 RACL on SVI to block some basic traffic. Now i have configured IPv6 and trying to configure ...
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What prevents a device from receiving its own multicast stream, and can it be turned off?

I know that it is normally not possible for a device to receive its own multicast stream on the same network interface where it transmitted said stream. I also understand why this is sensible, and ...
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question about bypassing access switch

we have 2x Juniper QFX as access switch (In Virtual chassis mode) and we have 16x Rack, we have 1x 10Gbps sfp+ uplink to each juniper so each rack has 2x 10g towards 2x Juniper qfx access switch and ...
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BGP running on VLAN interface or loopback0?

The switches mention below are all Cisco. I got sw01 and sw02 running BGP peering with multiple service provider for our internal infrastructure, between sw01 and sw02 have a port-channel group 100. ...
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EVPN VxLAN arp suppression TCAM carving

Deploying Clos design network using leaf Cisco Nexus 9396PX and when trying to configure arp-suppression using tcam carving getting this error Free up tcam slice from VACL (default vacl tcam is 512) # ...
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Cisco N9K - Down an interface in response to another interface going down?

I currently have my transit providers plugged directly into my router. I really like this arrangement because when the ISP goes down this typically downs the interfaces which results in BGP peering ...
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Cisco n3k-3064PQ-10gx TCAM problem

i have a n3k-3064pq-10gx and i want to have 1x pbr to change some 400x SVI next-hop , when i tried to apply the pbr to a l3 interface or SVI it says "% Could not apply PBR route-map - Specified ...
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Break sequence with Cisco devices

I am not able to send a break sequence from my HP pro book laptop to Cisco Nexus 9000 series switch over a usb adapter and Cisco console cable. I tried every possible button combination. I do not ...
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Difference between N3K and N5K

I have 4-5m PPS and ~12Gb bps and around 650 interface vlan and each vlan has 3-4x prefix such as /29 or /28 and i have 6-7 bgp session with no full table and around 2000 IP routes with around 3000 ...
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questions on nexus 3064

In most of times i have worked with Juniper switches but in some cases i should use some Nexus 3064PX series(48x sfp+) so i have some questions : as i remembered some switches such as 3750 has some ...
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how to move configuration from one Nexus interface to another?

I am doing some cleanup on a Nexus switch I have (3048) and was wondering if there was an easy way to copy or move a configuration from one interface to another? When I move an existing connection to ...
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Cisco CML 2.0 strange ASA trunking issue

I am seeing very strange issue and now i am losing my mind so thought ask you folk. I have following two components connected point to point on Cisco CML 2.0 [nxos-9000v]--------------------[ASAv] ...
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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 ...