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July 31, 2011  12:59 PM

How to read a Nexus 7000 Series Switch line card naming convention?



Posted by: Yasir Irfan
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Whenever you are trying to place an order or trying the figure out the details of the Nexus 7000 Series line care follow the below breakdown of how to read the nomenclature and understand what it is tell you. Example N7K-M132XP-12

July 31, 2011  12:52 PM

What is CMP in Nexus 7000 Series Supervisor Module?



Posted by: Yasir Irfan
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The Connectivity Management Processor (CMP) is separate processor on the Cisco Nexus 7000 Series supervisor module that is in addition to the main control processor (CP). The CMP provides a second network interface to the device for use even when the CP is not reachable. You can access the CMP to...


July 31, 2011  12:32 PM

Over View of Nexus Supervisor Engine 1



Posted by: Yasir Irfan
active/standby mode, Auxiliary serial port, Console port, continuous operation, DRAM, dual core processor, Intel Xeon processors, Nexus 7000 Series Switch, NVRAM, Over View of Nexus Supervisor Engine 1, Supervisor Engine 1, supervisor Engine Module, USB

Currently Supervisor Engine 1 is the only supervisor Engine Module available for the Nexus 7000 Series Switch, which is designed to provide a scalable control plane and management functions based on dual core processor. Cisco recommends to have two supervisor Engines per chassis in an...


May 22, 2011  5:15 AM

How to configure HRSP between Nexus 7000 and Cisco Catalyst 6500 Series Switches?



Posted by: Yasir Irfan
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Configuring HRSP in a Cisco Nexus 7000 Series Switch is often an easy task and it takes slight different approach. Recently we had some issues in our Data Centre and then I was forced to configuring the HSRP between a Cisco Nexus 7010 Switch and Cisco Catalyst 6506 E Switch. The configuration was...


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