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September 6, 2013  6:14 AM

How to enable redundant Supervisor Engine in Cisco Nexus 7000 Series Switch?



Posted by: Yasir Irfan
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Recently I was upgrading our Cisco Nexus 7010 Switch NX-OS version from 5.0 (3) to 6.1 (4). After the upgrade process when I used the NX-OS command “show system redundancy status” to check the high availability of Nexus Supervisor module-1X Engines I discovered one of them was just power up but...

April 10, 2012  8:55 AM

New Data Centre CCIE track announced by Cisco Systems



Posted by: Yasir Irfan
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CCIE the most prestigious certificate on this planet is expanding its dominance in each and every specialty. Cisco System announced a new track targeting Data Centre known as CCIE Data Centre. I am so excited to know about these latest developments, especially after the introduction of Nexus...


November 21, 2011  5:27 AM

Basic EEM Architecture on Cisco NX-OS Software



Posted by: Yasir Irfan
6500, Basic EEM Architecture on Cisco NX-OS Software, chassis, Cisco Catalyst 6500 Switch platform, Cisco Embedded Event Manager, Cisco Nexus 7000 Series, distributed architecture, EEM, EEM Client, EEM policy execution, event publication, line card, line card module, Nexus 7000, NX-OS, Supervisor Engine

When it comes to Cisco Embedded Event Manager (EEM) on Cisco Nexus platform it slightly differs from the Cisco Catalyst 6500 Switch platform. In Cisco Nexus platform each line card module runs its own instance of EEM subsystem (an EEM Client), which results in handling of EEM events locally by the...


November 19, 2011  6:22 AM

What is Cisco Embedded Event Manager?



Posted by: Yasir Irfan
Cisco Device, Cisco IOS, data collection, EEM, Event Detectors, event management, in IOS 12.4(22)T, IOS-XE, IOS-XR, NX-OS, Policies, proactive actions, Programming languages, scripting, thresholding, What is Cisco Embedded Event Manager?

Cisco Embedded Event Manager better known as EEM is a powerful feature included in Cisco IOS such as IOS-XR, IOS-XE and NX-OS. The Cisco EEM in simple terms is a technology developed by Cisco systems which allows you to run a script or a set of command upon an event. The Cisco EEM allows the...


July 31, 2011  9:54 AM

Key differences between a Nexus 7010 and 7018 Switches – Series 4



Posted by: Yasir Irfan
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One more difference I came across among Nexus 7010 and Nexus 7018 Switch is the power supplies, the Nexus 7010 Switch can hold up to three load sharing, fault tolerant , hot-swappable power supplies.  Whereas the Nexus 7018 switch can hold up to four load sharing, fault tolerant, hot-swappable...


July 31, 2011  8:09 AM

Key differences between a Nexus 7010 and 7018 Switches – Series 3



Posted by: Yasir Irfan
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The other difference I have noticed between a Nexus 7010 and Nexus 7018 Switches is the way the cooling works. The Nexus 7010 and Nexus 7018 Switches are cooled using the fan trays which are found at the back of Nexus 7000 Series chassis. The Nexus 7018 Switch applies side to side airflow , the...


July 31, 2011  5:27 AM

Key differences between a Nexus 7010 and 7018 Switches – Series 2



Posted by: Yasir Irfan
1.2 Tb/s system bandwidth, 480 mpps system switching, 7018, 80 Gb/s and 60 mpps per slot, Cisco IOS, Cisco Systems, Data Center, differences between a Nexus 7010 and 7018 Switches, Fabric Card, key features of NX-OS, Linux, Linux based operating system, N7K-C7010-FAB-1, N7k-C7018-FAB-1, Nexus 7000 Series Switches, Nexus 7010, Nexus 7010 Switch Fabric module, Nexus 7018 Switch fabric module, Nexus Switches, NX-OS, Panduit Net-Access 7018 Cabinets, physical difference about Nexus 7010 and 7018 Switches, SAN-OS, sup1, Supervisor Engines

In my previous post I mentioned about the physical difference about Nexus 7010 and 7018 Switches, apart from physical differences there are some other...


July 30, 2011  6:31 AM

Key differences between a Nexus 7010 and 7018 Switches – Series 1



Posted by: Yasir Irfan
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We all know the introduction of Nexus 7000 Series brought the revolution to Data Centers; Nexus 7000 Series Switches are quite different from the traditional Cisco Catalyst 6500 Series Switches.  Nexus 7000 Switches comes in two...


March 23, 2011  6:13 AM

Telnet by default disabled in NX-OS devices



Posted by: Yasir Irfan
Cisco Command, Cisco IOS Commands, Cisco Switch tips, Cisco Tips, configuring Cisco Nexus 7000 Switch, domain name, how to enable the Telnet Server in NX-OS devices, IP Address, Network technologies & trends, Nexus 5000 and 2000 Series Switches, Nexus 7000, Nexus configuration, Nexus configuration tips, Nexus tips, NX-OS, remote device address, TCP/IP connections, Telnet

  As I am working with Nexus 7000, Nexus 5000 and 2000 Series Switches, I discovered by default  Telnet Server is disabled in a NX-OS devices such as Nexus 7000, Nexus 5000 and 2000 Series Switches. We all know Telnet protocol enables TCP/IP connections to a host. Telnet allows a user at...


December 30, 2010  8:38 PM

What are key features and benefits NX-OS offers Series 2



Posted by: Yasir Irfan
128-bit Advanced Encryption Standard, Base Feature, BGP, Cisco Nexus 7000 Series Switches, Cisco Trustsec, Continuous system operation, CTS, data confidentiality, Data traffic, EIGRP, Enterprise Services Package, Etherchannel, GRE, IEEE 802.1AE link-layer cryptography, In-Service Software Upgrade, integrity, ISIS, key features and benefits NX-OS, Layer 2 protocols, Layer 3 protocols, MPLS, NX-OS, OTV, Policy based routing PIM, STP, Switches, VDC, Virtual Device Contexts, Virtual Port Channels (vPC)

In my previous post I did discussed about some of the key features of NX-OS lets see...


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