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Cisco MDS 9000 Family Release Notes for Cisco MDS
NX-OS Release 6.2(9a)
Release Date: October 15, 2014
Last Modified: October 17, 2014
This document describes the caveats and limitations for switches in the Cisco MDS 9000 Family. Use this document in
conjunction with documents listed in the “Obtaining Documentation and Submitting a Service Request” section on page 44.
Release notes are sometimes updated with new information on restrictions and caveats. Refer to the following website for the
most recent version of the Cisco MDS 9000 Family Release Notes:
http://www.cisco.com/en/US/products/ps5989/prod_release_notes_list.html
Table 1 shows the online change history for this document.
Table 1
Online History Change
Revision
Date
Description
A0
October 15, 2014
Created the release notes.
B0
October 17, 2014
Added CSCur01099 to Resolved Caveats.
Contents
This document includes the following:
•
Introduction, page 2
•
Components Supported, page 2
•
MDS 9000 Chassis and Module Support, page 10
•
Software Download Process, page 13
•
Upgrading Your Cisco MDS NX-OS Software Image, page 17
•
Downgrading Your Cisco MDS SAN-OS Software Image, page 21
•
New Hardware in Cisco MDS NX-OS Release 6.2(9a), page 23
•
New Software Features in Cisco NX-OS Release 6.2(9a), page 23
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Introduction
•
Licensed Cisco NX-OS Software Packages, page 28
•
Limitations and Restrictions, page 30
•
Caveats, page 31
•
Obtaining Documentation and Submitting a Service Request, page 44
Introduction
The Cisco MDS 9000 Family of Multilayer Directors and Fabric Switches provides industry-leading availability, scalability,
security, and management, allowing you to deploy high-performance storage-area networks with lowest total cost of ownership.
Layering a rich set of intelligent features onto a high-performance, protocol agnostic switch fabric, the Cisco MDS 9000 Family
addresses the stringent requirements of large data center storage environments: uncompromising high availability, security,
scalability, ease of management, and seamless integration of new technologies.
Cisco MDS 9000 NX-OS software powers the award-winning Cisco MDS 9000 Series Multilayer Switches. It is designed to
create a strategic SAN platform with superior reliability, performance, scalability, and features. Formerly known as Cisco
SAN-OS, Cisco MDS 9000 NX-OS software is fully interoperable with earlier Cisco SAN-OS versions and enhances hardware
platform and module support.
Components Supported
Table 2 lists the NX-OS software part numbers and hardware components supported by the Cisco MDS 9000 Family.
Table 2
Cisco MDS 9000 Family Supported Software and Hardware Components
Component
Part Number
Description
Applicable Product
Software
M97S3K9-6.2.9a
MDS 9700, NX-OS software
MDS 9700 Series only
M95S2K9-6.2.9a
MDS 9500, NX-OS software
MDS 9500 Series only
M92S5K9-6.2.9a
MDS 9250i NX-OS software
MDS 9250i Switch
M92S2K9-6.2.9a
MDS 9222i, NX-OS software
MDS 9222i Switch
M91S3K9-6.2.9a
MDS 9148, NX-OS software
MDS 9148 Switch
M91S5K9-6.2.9a
MDS 9148S, NX-OS software
MDS 9148S Switch
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Components Supported
Table 2
Cisco MDS 9000 Family Supported Software and Hardware Components (continued)
Component
Part Number
Description
Applicable Product
Licenses
M9500SSE184K9z
Storage Services Enabler License for one MSM-18/4
module
MDS 9500 Series only
M9200ENT1K9
Cisco MDS 9200 Series Enterprise Package
MDS 9200 Series only
DCNM-SAN-M92K9
Cisco Prime Data Center Network Manager
MDS 9250i Switch only
M9250IIOA
Cisco MDS 9250i I/O Accelerator Services package
MDS 9250i Switch only
M9250IDMMK9
Cisco MDS 9250i Data Mobility Manager package
MDS 9250i Switch only
M9250IDMMT6M
Cisco MDS 9250i DMM License - 6-month period
M9200FIC1K9 Cisco MDS 9200 Series Mainframe
Package
MDS 9250i Switch only
M9200XRC
Cisco MDS 9200 XRC Acceleration Package for IBM MDS 9250i Switch only
series z, spare
M9222ISSE1K9
Storage Services Enabler License
MDS 9222i Switch only
M9200SSE184K9
Storage Services Enabler License for one MSM-18/4
module
MDS 9200 Series only
M95DMM184K9
Data Mobility Manager License for one MSM-18/4
module
MDS 9500 Series only
M9222IDMMK9
Data Mobility Manager License for Cisco MDS 9222i MDS 9222i Switch
M92DMM184K9
Data Mobility Manager License for one MSM-18/4
module
MDS 9200 Series only
M95DMM184TSK9 Data Mobility Manager for one MSM-18/4 module — MDS 9500 Series only
Time limited to 180 days only
M9222IDMMTSK9
Data Mobility Manager — Time limited to 180 days
only
MDS 9222i Switch only
M92DMM184TSK9 Data Mobility Manager for one MSM-18/4 module — MDS 9200 Series only
Time limited to 180 days only
M92SSESSNK9
Cisco Storage Services Enabler License for SSN-16
(1 engine)
MDS 9200 Series only
M95SSESSNK9
Cisco Storage Services Enabler License for SSN-16
(1 engine)
MDS 9500 Series only
M92SMESSNK9
Cisco Storage Media Encryption License for SSN-16 MDS 9200 Series only
(1 engine)
M95SMESSNK9
Cisco Storage Media Encryption License for SSN-16 MDS 9500 Series only
(1 engine)
M92IOASSN
Cisco I/O Accelerator License for SSN-16 (1 engine)
MDS 9200 Series only
M95IOASSN
Cisco I/O Accelerator License for SSN-16
(1 engine)
MDS 9500 Series only
M92IOA184
Cisco I/O Accelerator License for MSM-18/4
MDS 9200 Series only
M95IOA184
Cisco I/O Accelerator License for MSM-18/4
MDS 9500 Series only
M9222IIOA
Cisco I/O Accelerator License for Cisco MDS 9222i
base switch
MDS 9222i Switch only
M92EXTSSNK9
Cisco SAN Extension License for SSN-16 (1 engine)
MDS 9200 Series only
Cisco MDS 9000 Family Release Notes for Cisco MDS NX-OS Release 6.2(9a)
Components Supported
Table 2
Cisco MDS 9000 Family Supported Software and Hardware Components (continued)
Component
Part Number
Description
Applicable Product
Chassis
DS-C9710
Cisco MDS 9710 Multilayer Director (10-slot
multilayer director with 2 half-width slots for
Supervisor modules, with 8 slots available for
switching modules — SFPs sold separately)
MDS 9710 switch
DS-C9706
Cisco MDS 9706 Multilayer Director (6-slot
multilayer director with 2 half-width slots for
Supervisor modules, with 4 slots available for
switching modules — SFPs sold separately)
MDS 9706 switch
DS-C9513
Cisco MDS 9513 Multilayer Director (13-slot
multilayer director with 2 slots for Supervisor
modules, with 11 slots available for switching
modules — SFPs sold separately)
MDS 9513 Switch
DS-C9509
MDS 9509 Switch
Cisco MDS 9509 Multilayer Director (9-slot
multilayer director with 2 slots for Supervisor
modules, with 7 slots available for switching modules
— SFPs sold separately)
DS-C9506
MDS 9506 Switch
Cisco MDS 9506 Multilayer Director (6-slot
multilayer director with 2 slots for Supervisor
modules, with 4 slots available for switching modules
— SFPs sold separately)
DS-C9250I-K9
The Cisco MDS 9250i offers up to forty 16-Gbps
Fibre Channel ports, two 10 Gigabit Ethernet IP
storage services ports, and eight 10 Gigabit Ethernet
Fibre Channel over Ethernet (FCoE) ports in a fixed
two-rack-unit (2RU) form factor.
DS-C9222i-K9
MDS 9222i Switch
Cisco MDS 9222i Multilayer Fabric Switch
(3-rack-unit (3RU) semimodular multilayer fabric
switch with 18 4-Gbps Fibre Channel ports, 4 Gigabit
Ethernet ports, and a modular expansion slot for Cisco
MDS 9000 Family Switching and Services modules)
DS-C9148S-K9
Cisco MDS 9148S 48-Port Multilayer Fabric Switch
(1RU fixed-configuration multilayer fabric switch
with 48 16-Gbps Fibre Channel ports)
MDS 9148S Switch
DS-C9148-K9
Cisco MDS 9148 48-Port Multilayer Fabric Switch
(1RU fixed-configuration multilayer fabric switch
with 48 8-Gbps Fibre Channel ports)
MDS 9148 Switch
DS-X97-SF1-K9
Cisco MDS 9700 Series Supervisor-1 Module
MDS 9700 Series
DS-X9530-SF2-K9
Cisco MDS 9500 Series Supervisor-2 Module
MDS 9500 Series
DS-X9530-SF2A-K
9
Cisco MDS 9500 Series Supervisor-2A Module
MDS 9500 Series
Supervisor
Modules
MDS 9250i Switch
Cisco MDS 9000 Family Release Notes for Cisco MDS NX-OS Release 6.2(9a)
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Components Supported
Table 2
Cisco MDS 9000 Family Supported Software and Hardware Components (continued)
Component
Part Number
Description
Applicable Product
Switching
Modules
DS-X9448-768K9
Cisco MDS 9000 48-port 16-Gbps Fibre Channel
Switching Module with SFP LC connectors
MDS 9700 Series
DS-X9848-480K9
Cisco MDS 48-Port 10-Gigabit Fibre Channel over
Ethernet (FCoE) Module with SFP LC connectors
MDS 9700 Series
DS-X9112
Cisco MDS 9000 12-port 4-Gbps Fibre Channel
Switching Module with SFP LC connectors
MDS 9500 Series
Cisco 24-port 4-Gbps Fibre Channel Switching
Module with SFP LC connectors
MDS 9500 Series
Cisco MDS 9000 48-port 4-Gbps Fibre Channel
Switching Module with SFP LC
MDS 9500 Series
Cisco MDS 9000 Family 4-Port 10-Gbps Fibre
Channel Switching Module with SFP LC
MDS 9500 Series
DS-X9124
DS-X9148
DS-X9704
Services
Modules
MDS 9200 Series
MDS 9200 Series
MDS 9200 Series
DS-X9224-96K9
Cisco MDS 9000 24-Port 8-Gbps Fibre Channel
MDS 9500 Series
Switching Module with SFP and SFP+ LC connectors
DS-X9248-96K9
Cisco MDS 9000 48-Port 8-Gbps Fibre Channel
MDS 9500 Series
Switching Module with SFP and SFP+ LC connectors
DS-X9248-48K9
Cisco MDS 9000 4/44-Port Host-Optimized 8-Gbps MDS 9500 Series
Fibre Channel Switching Module with SFP and SFP+
MDS 9222i Switch
LC connectors
DS-X9708-K9
Cisco MDS 9000 8-port 10-Gbps Fibre Channel over MDS 9500 Series
Ethernet (FCoE) Module
DS-X9232-256K9
Cisco MDS 9000 32-port 8-Gbps Advanced Fibre
Channel Switching Module
MDS 9500 Series
DS-X9248-256K9
Cisco MDS 9000 48-port 8-Gbps Advanced Fibre
Channel Switching Module
MDS 9500 Series
DS-X9316-SSNK9
Cisco MDS 9000 Family 16-Port Storage Services
Node (SSN-16) — 16 fixed 1-Gbps Ethernet ports,
plus 4 service engines that support 16-Gigabit
Ethernet IP storage services ports.
MDS 9500 Series
Cisco MDS 9000 18/4-Port Multiservice Module
(MSM-18/4) — 18-port, 4-Gbps Fibre Channel plus
4-port Gigabit Ethernet IP services and switching
module with SFP LC connectors
MDS 9500 Series
DS-X9304-18K9
External
crossbar
module
MDS 9200 Series
MDS 9222i Switch
MDS 9200 Series
DS-X9710-FAB1
Cisco MDS 9710 Crossbar Switching Fabric 1 Module MDS 9710 Switch
DS-X9706-FAB1
Cisco MDS 9706 Crossbar Switching Fabric 1 Module MDS 9706 Switch
DS-13SLT-FAB2
Cisco MDS 9513 Switching Fabric 2 Module
MDS 9513 Switch
DS-13SLT-FAB3
Cisco MDS 9513 Switching Fabric 3 Module
MDS 9513 Switch
Cisco MDS 9000 Family Release Notes for Cisco MDS NX-OS Release 6.2(9a)
Components Supported
Table 2
Cisco MDS 9000 Family Supported Software and Hardware Components (continued)
Component
Part Number
Description
Applicable Product
Power
Supplies
DS-CAC-300W
300W AC power supply
MDS 9100 Series
DS-CAC-845W
845W AC power supply for Cisco MDS 9200 Series
MDS9200 Series
DS-C50I-300AC
300W AC power supply
MDS 9250i Switch
DS-CAC-3000W
3000W AC power supply for Cisco MDS 9509
MDS 9509 Switch
DS-CAC-2500W
2500W AC power supply
MDS 9509 Switch
DS-CDC-2500W
2500W DC power supply
MDS 9509 Switch
DS-CAC-6000W
6000W AC power supply for Cisco MDS 9513
MDS 9513 Switch
DS-CAC-1900W
1900W AC power supply for Cisco MDS 9506
MDS 9506 Switch
9700 3000W AC
3000W AC power supply for Cisco MDS 9700 Series MDS 9700 Series
DS-CDC97-3KW
3000W DC power supply for Cisco MDS 9700 Series MDS 9700 Series
CompactFlash MEM-MDS-FLD51
2M
External 512-MB CompactFlash memory for
supervisor module
MDS 9500 Series
Port Analyzer
Adapter
DS-PAA-2, DS-PAA Standalone Fibre Channel-to-Ethernet adapter that
allows for simple, transparent analysis of Fibre
Channel traffic in a switched fabric
MDS 9000 Family
Smart Card
Reader
DS-SCR-K9
Storage Media Encryption (SME) Smart Card Reader MDS 9000 Family
Smart Card
DS-SC-K9
SME Smart Card
MDS 9000 Family
Table 3 lists the part numbers and optical components supported by the Cisco MDS 9000 Family.
Note
For the latest information about supported transceivers (SFPs), see the Cisco MDS 9000 Family
Pluggable Transceivers data sheet.
Cisco MDS 9000 Family Release Notes for Cisco MDS NX-OS Release 6.2(9a)
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Components Supported
Table 3
Cisco MDS 9000 Family Supported Optics and Transceivers
Component
Part Number
Description
Applicable Product
Optics
SFP-10G-SR /
DS-SFP-10GE-SR
10GBASE-SR SFP+ Module
MDS 9710,
MDS 9500 Series,
8-port 10-Gbps FCoE Module
(DS-X9708-K9),
MDS 9250i
SFP-10G-SR /
DS-SFP-10GE-LR
10GBASE-LR SFP+ Module
MDS 9710,
MDS 9500 Series,
8-port 10-Gbps FCoE Module
(DS-X9708-K9), MDS 9250i
SFP-10G-ER
10GBASE-ER SFP+ Module
MDS 9710,
MDS 9500 Series,
8-port 10-Gbps FCoE Module
(DS-X9708-K9),
MDS 9250i
SFP-H10GB-CU1M
10GBASE-CU SFP+ cable 1 meter
MDS 9500 Series,
8-port 10-Gbps FCoE Module
(DS-X9708-K9)
SFP-H10GB-CU3M
10GBASE-CU SFP+ cable 3 meter
MDS 9500 Series,
8-port 10-Gbps FCoE Module
(DS-X9708-K9)
SFP-H10GB-CU5M
10GBASE-CU SFP+ cable 5 meter
MDS 9500 Series,
8-port 10-Gbps FCoE Module
(DS-X9708-K9)
SFP-H10GB-ACU7M
10GBASE-CU SFP+ active copper
cable 7 meter
MDS 9500 Series,
8-port 10-Gbps FCoE Module
(DS-X9708-K9)
SFP-H10GB-ACU10M
10GBASE-CU SFP+ active copper
cable 10 meter
MDS 9500 Series,
8-port 10-Gbps FCoE Module
(DS-X9708-K9)
Cisco MDS 9000 Family Release Notes for Cisco MDS NX-OS Release 6.2(9a)
Components Supported
Table 3
Cisco MDS 9000 Family Supported Optics and Transceivers (continued)
Component
Part Number
Description
Applicable Product
LC-type
fiber-optic SFP
DS-SFP-FC16G-SW
SFP+ optics (LC type) for 16-Gbps
Fibre Channel for shortwave mode
MDS 9710, 48-port 16-Gbps Fibre
Channel Switching Module
(DS-X9448-768K9),
MDS 9250i
DS-SFP-FC16G-LW
SFP+ optics (LC type) for 10-Gbps
Fibre Channel for longwave mode
MDS 9710, 48-port 16-Gbps Fibre
Channel Switching Module
(DS-X9448-768K9),
MDS 9250i
DS-SFP-FC10G-SW
SFP+ optics (LC type) for 10-Gbps
Fibre Channel for shortwave mode
48-port 16-Gbps Fibre Channel
Switching Module (DS-X9448-768K9),
32-port 8-Gbps Advanced Fibre Channel
Module (DS-X9232-256K9),
48-port 8-Gbps Advanced Fibre Channel
Module (DS-X9248-256-K9)
DS-SFP-FC10G-LW
SFP+ optics (LC type) for 10-Gbps
Fibre Channel for longwave mode
48-port 16-Gbps Fibre Channel
Switching Module (DS-X9448-768K9),
32-port 8-Gbps Advanced Fibre Channel
Module (DS-X9232-256K9),
48-port 8-Gbps Advanced Fibre Channel
Module (DS-X9248-256-K9)
DS-SFP-FC8G-ER
SFP+ optics (LC type) for 2-, 4-, or
8-Gbps Fibre Channel for extended
reach (40 km reach)
MDS DS-X9200 Series switching
modules,
MDS 9148
MDS 9250i
DS-SFP-FC8G-SW
SFP+ optics (LC type) for 2-, 4-, or MDS 9710,
8-Gbps Fibre Channel for shortwave MDS DS-X9200 Series switching
mode
modules,
MDS 9250i
DS-SFP-FC8G-LW
SFP+ optics (LC type) for 2-, 4-, or MDS 9710,
8-Gbps Fibre Channel for longwave MDS DS-X9200 Series switching
mode; supports distances up to 10 km modules,
MDS 9250i
DS-SFP-FC4G-SW
SFP optics (LC type) for 1-, 2-, or
MDS 9148, MDS 9222i, DS-X9100, and
4-Gbps Fibre Channel for shortwave DS-X9200 Series switching modules
mode
DS-SFP-FC4G-MR
SFP optics (LC type) for 1-, 2-, or
MDS 9222i, DS-X9100, and DS-X9200
4-Gbps Fibre Channel for longwave Series switching modules
mode; supports distances up to 4 km
DS-SFP-FC4G-LW
SFP optics (LC type) for 1-, 2-, or
MDS 9222i, DS-X9100, and DS-X9200
4-Gbps Fibre Channel for longwave Series switching modules
mode; supports distances up to 10 km
DS-SFP-FCGE-SW
MDS 9000 Series
SFP optics (LC type) for 1-Gbps
Ethernet and 1- or 2-Gbps Fibre
Channel for shortwave mode; not for
use in 4-Gbps-capable ports
DS-SFP-FCGE-LW
MDS 9000 Series
SFP optics (LC type) for 1-Gbps
Ethernet and 1- or 2-Gbps Fibre
Channel for longwave mode; not for
Cisco
MDS
9000 Family Release
Notes for Cisco MDS NX-OS Release 6.2(9a)
use in
4-Gbps-capable
ports
8
Components Supported
Table 3
Component
Cisco MDS 9000 Family Supported Optics and Transceivers (continued)
Part Number
DS-CWDM-xxxx
Cisco Coarse
Wavelength- Di
vision
Multiplexing
(CWDM)
MDS 9000 Family
CWDM Gigabit Ethernet and 1- or
2-Gbps Fibre Channel SFP LC type,
where product number xxxx = 1470,
1490, 1510, 1530, 1550, 1570, 1590,
or 1610 nm
CWDM 4-Gbps Fibre Channel SFP MDS 9000 Family
LC type, where product number xxxx
= 1470, 1490, 1510, 1530, 1550,
1570, 1590, or 1610 nm
CWDM8G1490
1490 nm CWDM 2/4/8-Gbps Fibre
Channel SFP+
DWDM-SFP-xxxx
CWDM
Multiplexer
Chassis
Applicable Product
DS-CWDM4Gxxxx
DWDM-X2-xx.xx
Dense
Wavelength- Di
vision
Multiplexing
(DWDM)
Add/Drop
Multiplexer
(ADM)
Description
MDS 9000 Family
MDS 9500 Series
DWDM X2 SC optics for 10-Gbps
Fibre Channel connectivity to an
MDS 9200 Series
existing Ethernet DWDM
infrastructure, with 15xx.xx nm
wavelength, where xx.xx = 60.61,
59.79, 58.98, 58.17, 56.55, 55.75,
54.94, 54.13, 52.52, 51.72, 50.92,
50.12, 48.51, 47.72, 46.92, 46.12,
44.53, 43.73, 42.94, 42.14, 40.56,
39.77, 38.98, 38.19, 36.61, 35.82,
35.04, 34.25, 32.68, 31.90, 31.12, or
30.33
MDS 9000 Family
DWDM Gigabit Ethernet and 1- or
2-Gbps Fibre Channel SFP LC type,
where product number xxxx = 3033,
3112, 3190, 3268, 3425, 3504, 3582,
3661, 3819, 3898, 3977, 4056, 4214,
4294, 4373, 4453, 4612, 4692, 4772,
4851, 5012, 5092, 5172, 5252, 5413,
5494, 5575, 5655, 5817, 5898, 5979,
or 6061nm
DWDM-SFP10G-xx.xx 10GBASE-DWDM SFP+
MDS 9710 Director
DS-CWDMOADM4A
4-channel CWDM optical ADM
(OADM) module (Cisco CWDM
1470, 1490, 1510, or 1530 NM
Add/Drop Module)
MDS 9000 Family
DS-CWDMOADM4B
4-channel CWDM OADM module
MDS 9000 Family
(Cisco CWDM 1550, 1570, 1590, or
1610 NM Add/Drop Module)
DS-CWDM-MUX8A
ADM for 8 CWDM wavelengths
MDS 9000 Family
DS-CWDMCHASSIS
2-slot chassis for CWDM ADMs
MDS 9000 Family
Cisco MDS 9000 Family Release Notes for Cisco MDS NX-OS Release 6.2(9a)
MDS 9000 Chassis and Module Support
MDS 9000 Chassis and Module Support
Table 4 lists the MDS hardware chassis supported by Cisco MDS NX-OS Release 6.2 9a.
Table 4
Cisco MDS NX-OS 6.2 Chassis Support Matrix
Switch
NX-OS Release 6.2 Support
MDS 9710
Yes
MDS 9706
Yes1
MDS 9513
Yes
MDS 9509
Yes
MDS 9506
Yes
MDS 9250i
Yes2
MDS 9222i
Yes
MDS 9148S
Yes3
MDS 9148
Yes
Cisco MDS 8-Gb Fabric Switch for HP c-Class Blade System
Yes
MDS 9134
No
MDS 9124
No
Cisco MDS 4-Gbps Fabric Switch for HP c-Class BladeSystem
No
Cisco MDS 4-Gbps Fabric Switch for IBM BladeCenter
No
1. This switch supports Cisco MDS NX-OS Release supports Release 6.2(9) and later.
2. This switch supports Cisco MDS NX-OS Release supports Release 6.2(5) and later.
3. This switch supports Cisco MDS NX-OS Release supports Release 6.2(9) and later.
Table 5 lists the MDS hardware chassis supported by Cisco MDS NX-OS Release 5.x.
Table 5
Cisco MDS NX-OS 5.x Chassis Support Matrix
Switch
NX-OS Release 5.x Support
MDS 9710
No
MDS 9706
No
MDS 9513
Yes
MDS 9509
Yes
MDS 9506
Yes
MDS 9250i
No
MDS 9222i
Yes
MDS 9216i
No
MDS 9148
Yes
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Table 5
Cisco MDS NX-OS 5.x Chassis Support Matrix (continued)
Switch
NX-OS Release 5.x Support
MDS 9148S
No
Cisco MDS 8-Gb Fabric Switch for HP c-Class Blade System
Yes
Table 6 lists the MDS hardware modules supported Cisco MDS NX-OS Release 6.2. Table 7 lists the MDS hardware modules
supported by Cisco MDS NX-OS 5.x.
Table 6
Module Support Matrix for Cisco MDS NX-OS Release 6.2
Module
Description
MDS 9700 Series
MDS 9500 Series
MDS 9200 Series
DS-X97-SF1-K9
MDS 9700 Supervisor-1 Module
Yes
DS-X9710-FAB1
MDS 9710 Fabric1 Module
No
No
Yes
1
No
No
2
No
No
DS-X9706-FAB1
MDS 9706 Fabric1 Module
Yes
DS-X9448-768K9
48-Port 16-Gbps Fibre Channel
Switching Module
Yes
No
No
DS-X9848-480K9
Cisco MDS 48-Port 10-Gigabit
FCoE Module
Yes
No
No
DS-X9530-SF2-K9
MDS 9500 Supervisor-2 Module
No
Yes
No
DS-X9530-SF2A-K9
MDS 9500 Supervisor-2A Module No
Yes
No
DS-13SLT-FAB3
MDS 9513 Fabric Module 3
No
Yes
No
DS-13SLT-FAB2
MDS 9513 Fabric Module 2
No
Yes
No
DS-13SLT-FAB1
MDS 9513 Fabric Module 1
No
Yes
No
3, 4
DS-X9708-K9
8-port 10-Gbps FCoE Module
No
Yes
DS-X9232-256K9
32-port 8-Gbps Advanced Fibre
Channel Switching Module
No
Yes
No
DS-X9248-256K9
48-port 8-Gbps Advanced Fibre
Channel Switching Module
No
Yes
No
DS-X9224-96K9
24-port 8-Gbps Fibre Channel
Switching Module
No
Yes3
No
DS-X9248-96K9
48-port 8-Gbps Fibre Channel
Switching Module
No
Yes3
No
DS-X9248-48K9
4/44-port Host Optimized 8-Gbps
Fibre Channel Switching Module
No
Yes
Yes
DS-X9316-SSNK9
16-port Storage Services Node
(SSN-16)
No
Yes
Yes
DS-X9304-18K9
18/4-Port Multiservice Module
(MSM-18/4)
No
Yes
Yes
DS-X9112
12-port 4-Gbps Fibre Channel
Switching Module
No
Yes
Yes
DS-X9124
24-port 4-Gbps Fibre Channel
Switching Module
No
Yes
Yes
No
Cisco MDS 9000 Family Release Notes for Cisco MDS NX-OS Release 6.2(9a)
MDS 9000 Chassis and Module Support
Table 6
Module Support Matrix for Cisco MDS NX-OS Release 6.2
Module
Description
MDS 9700 Series
MDS 9500 Series
MDS 9200 Series
DS-X9148
48-port 4-Gbps Fibre Channel
Switching Module
No
Yes
Yes
DS-X9704
4-port 10-Gbps Fibre Channel
Switching Module
No
Yes
Yes
1. Supported on Cisco MDS 9710 Director only.
2. Supported on Cisco MDS 9706 Director only.
3. Requires DS-13SLT-FAB3 or DS-13SLT-FAB2 in the MDS 9513.
4. Requires the Supervisor-2A module.
Table 7
Module Support Matrix for Cisco MDS NX-OS 5.x
Module
Description
MDS 9500 Series
MDS 9222i
NX-OS 5.2(x)
NX-OS 5.0(x)
NX-OS 5.2(x)
NX-OS 5.0(x)
DS-X9530-SF2-K9
MDS 9500 Supervisor-2
Module
Yes
Yes
No
No
DS-X9530-SF2A-K9
MDS 9500 Supervisor-2A
Module
Yes
Yes
No
No
DS-13SLT-FAB3
MDS 9513 Fabric Module 3
Yes
No
No
No
DS-13SLT-FAB2
MDS 9513 Fabric Module 2
Yes
Yes
No
No
DS-13SLT-FAB1
MDS 9513 Fabric Module 1
No
Yes
No
No
1,2
No
No
No
DS-X9232-256K9
32-port 8-Gbps Advanced Fibre Yes
Channel Switching Module
1
No
No
No
DS-X9248-256K9
48-port 8-Gbps Advanced Fibre Yes1
Channel Switching Module
No
No
No
DS-X9224-96K9
24-port 8-Gbps Fibre Channel
Switching Module
Yes1
Yes3
No
No
DS-X9248-96K9
48-port 8-Gbps Fibre Channel
Switching Module
Yes1
Yes3
No
No
DS-X9248-48K9
4/44-port Host Optimized
8-Gbps Fibre Channel
Switching Module
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
DS-X9316-SSNK9
16-port Storage Services Node
(SSN-16)
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
DS-X9304-18K9
18/4-Port Multiservice Module
(MSM-18/4)
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
DS-X9112
12-port 4-Gbps Fibre Channel
Switching Module
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
DS-X9124
24-port 4-Gbps Fibre Channel
Switching Module
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
DS-X9708-K9
8-port 10-Gbps FCoE Module
Yes
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Software Download Process
Table 7
Module
Module Support Matrix for Cisco MDS NX-OS 5.x (continued)
Description
MDS 9500 Series
MDS 9222i
NX-OS 5.2(x)
NX-OS 5.0(x)
NX-OS 5.2(x)
NX-OS 5.0(x)
DS-X9148
48-port 4-Gbps Fibre Channel
Switching Module
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
DS-X9704
4-port 10-Gbps Fibre Channel
Switching Module
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
1. Requires DS-13SLT-FAB3 or DS-13SLT-FAB2 in the MDS 9513.
2. Requires the Supervisor-2A module.
3. Requires DS-13SLT-FAB2 in the MDS 9513.
Software Download Process
Use the software download procedure to upgrade to a later version, or downgrade to an earlier version, of an operating system.
This section describes the software download process for the Cisco MDS NX-OS software and includes the following topics:
•
Determining the Software Version, page 13
•
Determining Software Version Compatibility, page 13
•
Downloading Software, page 14
•
Selecting the Software Image for an MDS 9148 Switch, page 15
•
Selecting the Software Image for an MDS 9148S Switch, page 15
•
Selecting the Software Image for an MDS 9222i Switch, page 15
•
Selecting the Software Image for an MDS 9250i Switch, page 15
•
Selecting the Software Image for an MDS 9500 Series Switch, page 16
•
Selecting the Software Image for an MDS 9700 Series Switch, page 16
•
NPE Software Images, page 16
Determining the Software Version
To determine the version of Cisco MDS NX-OS or SAN-OS software currently running on a Cisco MDS 9000 Family switch
using the CLI, log in to the switch and enter the show version EXEC command.
To determine the version of Cisco MDS NX-OS or SAN-OS software currently running on a Cisco MDS 9000 Family switch
using Cisco DCNM for SAN, view the Switches tab in the Information pane, locate the switch using the IP address, logical
name, or WWN, and check its version in the Release column.
Determining Software Version Compatibility
Table 8 lists the software versions that are compatible in a mixed SAN environment, the minimum software versions that are
supported, and the versions that have been tested. We recommend that you use the latest software release supported by your
vendor for all Cisco MDS 9000 Family products.
Cisco MDS 9000 Family Release Notes for Cisco MDS NX-OS Release 6.2(9a)
Software Download Process
Table 8
Software Release Compatibility
Cisco NX-OS Software
Minimum NX-OS or SAN-OS
Release
Tested NX-OS and SAN-OS Release
NX-OS Release 6.2(9a)
NX-OS Release 6.2(7) or later
NX-OS Release 6.2(7) or later
NX-OS Release 6.2(5a) or later
NX-OS Release 6.2(5a) or later
NX-OS Release 6.2(5) or later
NX-OS Release 6.2(5) or later
NX-OS Release 6.2(3) or later
NX-OS Release 6.2(3) or later
NX-OS Release 6.2(1) or later
NX-OS Release 6.2(1) or later
NX-OS Release 5.2(x) or later
NX-OS Release 5.2(x) or later
NX-OS Release 5.0(1a) and later NX-OS Release 5.0(1a) and later
NX-OS Release 4.2(3) and later
NX-OS Release 4.2(3) and later
SAN-OS Release 3.3(5) and later SAN-OS Release 3.3(5) and later
Downloading Software
The Cisco MDS NX-OS software is designed for mission-critical high-availability environments. To realize the benefits of
nondisruptive upgrades on the Cisco MDS 9700 Directors, Cisco MDS 9500 Directors, we highly recommend that you install
dual supervisor modules.
To download the latest Cisco MDS NX-OS software, access the Software Center at this URL:
http://www.cisco.com/cisco/software/navigator.html?a=a&i=rpm
See the following sections in this release notes for details on how you can nondisruptively upgrade your Cisco MDS 9000
switch. Using the install all command from the CLI, or using Cisco DCNM for SAN to perform the downgrade, enables the
compatibility check. The check indicates if the upgrade can happen nondisruptively or disruptively depending on the current
configuration of your switch and the reason.
Compatibility check is done:
Module bootable
Impact
------ -------- -------------1
yes non-disruptive
2
yes
disruptive
3
yes
disruptive
4
yes non-disruptive
5
yes non-disruptive
6
yes non-disruptive
Install-type
-----------rolling
rolling
rolling
rolling
reset
reset
Reason
-----Hitless upgrade is not supported
Hitless upgrade is not supported
The show incompatibility system bootflash:system image filename command determines which additional features need to
be disabled.
Note
If you would like to request a copy of the source code under the terms of either GPL or LGPL, please
send an e-mail to [email protected]
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Software Download Process
Selecting the Software Image for an MDS 9148 Switch
The system and kickstart image that you use for an MDS 9148 switch is shown in Table 9.
Table 9
Software Images for MDS 9148 Switches
Cisco MDS 9148 Switch
Naming Convention
MDS 9148,
Cisco MDS 8Gb Fabric Switch for HP
c-Class BladeSystem
Filename begins with m9100-s3ek9
Selecting the Software Image for an MDS 9148S Switch
The system and kickstart image that you use for an MDS 9148S switch is shown in Table 9.
Table 10
Software Images for MDS 9148S Switches
Cisco MDS 9148S Switch
Naming Convention
MDS 9148S
Filename begins with m9100-s5ek9
Selecting the Software Image for an MDS 9222i Switch
The system and kickstart image that you use for an MDS 9222i switch is shown in Table 11.
Table 11
Software Images for MDS 9222i Switch
Cisco MDS 92221 Switch
Naming Convention
MDS 9222i
Filename begins with m9200-s2ek9
Selecting the Software Image for an MDS 9250i Switch
The system and kickstart image that you use for an MDS 9250i switch is shown in Table 12.
Table 12
Software Images for MDS 9250i Switch
Cisco MDS 9250i Switch
Naming Convention
MDS 9250i
Filename begins with m9250-s5ek9
Cisco MDS 9000 Family Release Notes for Cisco MDS NX-OS Release 6.2(9a)
Software Download Process
Selecting the Software Image for an MDS 9500 Series Switch
The system and kickstart image that you use for an MDS 9500 Series switch with a Supervisor-2 or Supervisor-2A module is
shown in Table 13. Cisco NX-OS Release 6.x, Release 5.x, and Release 4.x do not support the Supervisor-1 module.
Table 13
Software Images for MDS 9500 Series Switches
Cisco MDS 9500 Series Switch Type
Naming Convention
MDS 9513, 9509, and 9506
Filename begins with m9500-sf2ek9
Use the show module command to display the type of supervisor module in the switch. The following is sample output from
the show module command on a Supervisor-2 module:
switch# show module
Mod Ports Module-Type
--- ----- -------------------------------...
...
7
0
Supervisor/Fabric-2
8
0
Supervisor/Fabric-2
Model
Status
------------------ ------------
DS-X9530-SF2-K9
DS-X9530-SF2-K9
active *
ha-standby
Selecting the Software Image for an MDS 9700 Series Switch
The system and kickstart image that you use for an MDS 9700 Series switch is shown in Table 14.
Table 14
Software Images for MDS 9700 Series Switch
Cisco MDS 9710 Switch
Naming Convention
MDS 9710 and 9706
Filename begins with m9700-sf3ek9
NPE Software Images
No payload encryption (NPE) images are available with Cisco MDS NX-OS Release 6.2(9a) software. The NPE images are
intended for countries who have import restrictions on products that encrypt payload data.
To differentiate an NPE image from the standard software image, the letters npe are included in the image name as follows:
•
m9100-s3ek9-kickstart-mz-npe.6.2.9a.bin
•
m9100-s3ek9-mz-npe.6.2.9a.bin
•
m9100-s5ek9-kickstart-mz-npe.6.2.9a.bin
•
m9100-s5ek9-mz-npe.6.2.9a.bin
•
m9200-s2ek9-kickstart-mz-npe.6.2.9a.bin
•
m9200-s2ek9-mz-npe.6.2.9a.bin
•
m9250-s5ek9-kickstart-mz-npe.6.2.9a.bin
•
m9250-s5ek9-mz-npe.6.2(9a).bin
•
m9500-sf2ek9-kickstart-mz-npe.6.2.9a.bin
•
m9500-sf2ek9-mz-npe.6.2.9a.bin
•
m9700-sf3ek9-kickstart-mz-npe.6.2.9a.bin
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Upgrading Your Cisco MDS NX-OS Software Image
•
m9700-sf3ek9-mz-npe.6.2.9a.bin
When downloading software, ensure that you select the correct software images for you Cisco MDS 9000 Series switch.
Nondisruptive software upgrades or downgrades between NPE images and non-NPE images are not supported.
Upgrading Your Cisco MDS NX-OS Software Image
This section lists the guidelines recommended for upgrading your Cisco MDS NX-OS software image and includes the
following topics:
•
General Upgrading Guidelines, page 17
•
Nondisruptive Upgrade Paths, page 18
•
FICON Supported Releases and Upgrade Paths, page 20
Note
Before you begin the upgrade process, review the list of chassis and modules that Cisco MDS NX-OS
Release 6.2(9a) supports. See the “MDS 9000 Chassis and Module Support” section on page 10.
For detailed instructions for performing a software upgrade using Cisco DCNM, see the Cisco DCNM Release Notes, Release
6.2, which is available from the following website:
http://www.cisco.com/c/en/us/support/cloud-systems-management/prime-data-center-network-manager/products-release-note
s-list.html
General Upgrading Guidelines
Follow these general guidelines before performing a software upgrade:
•
Review the nondisruptive upgrade path to Release 6.2(9a) in Table 15.
•
Install and configure dual supervisor modules before the upgrade.
•
Issue the show install all impact upgrade-image CLI command to determine if your upgrade will be nondisruptive.
•
Be aware that some features impact whether an upgrade is disruptive or nondisruptive:
– Fibre Channel Ports: Fibre Channel ports can be nondisruptively upgraded without affecting traffic on the ports. See
Table 15 for the nondisruptive upgrade path for all NX-OS and SAN-OS releases.
– Gigabit Ethernet/IPStorage Ports: Traffic on Gigabit Ethernet/IPStorage ports is disrupted during an upgrade or
downgrade. This includes the Gigabit Ethernet/IPStorage ports on the MSM-18/4 module, SSN-16 module, MDS
9222i, and MDS 9250i switch. Those nodes that are members of VSANs traversing an FCIP ISL are impacted, and a
fabric reconfiguration occurs. iSCSI initiators connected to the Gigabit Ethernet/IPStorage ports lose connectivity to
iSCSI targets while the upgrade is in progress.
– FICON: If you have FICON enabled, the upgrade path is different. See the “FICON Supported Releases and Upgrade
Paths” section on page 20.
– FCoE Ports: Upgrading to Cisco MDS NX-OS Release 6.2(9a) on a Cisco MDS 9700 Series Director with 48-port
10-Gigabit FCoE module or VSAN configurations require additional steps that must be performed before upgrading.
For more information, see the Cisco MDS 9000 NX-OS Software Upgrade and Downgrade Guide, Release 6.2(x).
Cisco MDS 9000 Family Release Notes for Cisco MDS NX-OS Release 6.2(9a)
Upgrading Your Cisco MDS NX-OS Software Image
Note
In addition to these guidelines, you may want to review the information in the “Limitations and
Restrictions” section prior to a software upgrade to determine if a feature may possibly behave
differently following the upgrade.
Nondisruptive Upgrade Paths
Use Table 15 to determine your nondisruptive upgrade path to Cisco MDS NX-OS Release 6.2(9a). Find the image release
number you are currently using in the “Current Release” column of the table and follow the steps in the order specified to
perform the upgrade.
Note
The software upgrade information in Table 15 applies only to Fibre Channel switching traffic.
Upgrading system software disrupts IP traffic and intelligent services traffic.
Cisco MDS 9000 Family Release Notes for Cisco MDS NX-OS Release 6.2(9a)
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Upgrading Your Cisco MDS NX-OS Software Image
Table 15
Nondisruptive Upgrade Path to Cisco MDS NX-OS Release 6.2(9a)
Current Release
Nondisruptive Upgrade Path and Ordered Upgrade Steps
NX-OS:
Upgrade directly to NX-OS Release 6.2(9a).
Release 6.2(7),
6.2(5a), 6.2(5),
6.2(3), 6.2(1),
5.2(1), 5.2(2),
5.2(2a), 5.2(2d),
5.2(6), 5.2(6a),
5.2(6b), 5.2(8),
5.2(8a), 5.2(8b),
5.2(8c), and 5.2(8d)
All 5.0(x) releases
All 4.2(x) releases
and 4.1(x) releases
1.
Upgrade to NX-OS Release 5.2(8d).
2.
Upgrade to NX-OS Release 6.2(9a).
1.
Upgrade to NX-OS Release 5.0(x).
2.
Upgrade to NX-OS Release 5.2(8d).
3.
Upgrade to NX-OS Release 6.2(9a).
1.
Upgrade to NX-OS Release 4.2(9).
2.
Upgrade to NX-OS Release 5.0(x).
3.
Upgrade to NX-OS Release 5.2(8d).
4.
Upgrade to NX-OS Release 6.2(9a).
1.
Upgrade to SAN-OS Release 3.3(5b).
2.
Upgrade to NX-OS Release 4.2(9).
3.
Upgrade to NX-OS Release 5.0(x).
4.
Upgrade to NX-OS Release 5.2(8d).
5.
Upgrade to NX-OS Release 6.2(9a).
1.
Upgrade to SAN-OS Release 3.3(1c).
2.
Upgrade to SAN-OS Release 3.3(5b).
3.
Upgrade to NX-OS Release 4.2(9).
4.
Upgrade to NX-OS Release 5.0(x).
5.
Upgrade to NX-OS Release 5.2(8d).
6.
Upgrade to NX-OS Release 6.2(9a).
SAN-OS:
Release 3.3(2),
3.3(3), 3.3(4x), and
3.3(5x).
Release 3.3(1c), all
3.2(x), 3.1(x), and
3.0(x) releases)
Release 2.1(3),
2.1(2e), 2.1(2d), and
2.1(2b)
Cisco MDS 9000 Family Release Notes for Cisco MDS NX-OS Release 6.2(9a)
Upgrading Your Cisco MDS NX-OS Software Image
Table 15
Nondisruptive Upgrade Path to Cisco MDS NX-OS Release 6.2(9a) (continued)
Current Release
Nondisruptive Upgrade Path and Ordered Upgrade Steps
Release 2.1(2),
2.1(1b), 2.1(1a), and
2.0(x)
Release 1.x
1.
Upgrade to SAN-OS Release 2.1(2b), 2.1(2d), 2.1(2e), or 2.1(3)
2.
Upgrade to SAN-OS Release 3.3(1c).
3.
Upgrade to SAN-OS Release 3.3(5b).
4.
Upgrade to NX-OS Release 4.2(9).
5.
Upgrade to NX-OS Release 5.0(x).
6.
Upgrade to NX-OS Release 5.2(x).
7.
Upgrade to NX-OS Release 6.2(9a).
1.
Upgrade to SAN-OS Release 1.3(4a).
2.
Upgrade to SAN-OS Release 2.1(2b).
3.
Upgrade to SAN-OS Release 3.3(1c).
4.
Upgrade to SAN-OS Release 3.3(5b).
5.
Upgrade to NX-OS Release 4.2(9).
6.
Upgrade to NX-OS Release 5.0(x).
7.
Upgrade to NX-OS Release 5.2(x).
8.
Upgrade to NX-OS Release 6.2(9a).
FICON Supported Releases and Upgrade Paths
Cisco MDS NX-OS Release 6.2(9a) is not a FICON-certified release.
Table 16 lists the SAN-OS and NX-OS releases that are certified for FICON. Refer to the specific release notes for FICON
upgrade path information.
Table 16
FICON Supported Releases
FICON Supported Releases
NX-OS
Release 6.2(5a)
Release 5.2(2)
Release 4.2(7b)
Release 4.2(1b)
Release 4.1(1c)
SAN-OS
Release 3.3(1c)
Release 3.2(2c)
Release 3.0(3b)
Release 3.0(3)
Release 3.0(2)
Release 2.0(2b)
Cisco MDS 9000 Family Release Notes for Cisco MDS NX-OS Release 6.2(9a)
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Downgrading Your Cisco MDS SAN-OS Software Image
Use Table 17 to determine the nondisruptive upgrade path for FICON-certified releases. Find the image release number you
are currently using in the Current Release with FICON Enabled column of the table and follow the recommended path.
Table 17
FICON Nondisruptive Upgrade Path
Current Release with FICON
Enabled
Upgrade Path
NX-OS Release 5.2(2)
You can nondisruptively upgrade directly to NX-OS Release 6.2(5a)
NX-OS Release 4.2(7b)
You can nondisruptively upgrade directly to NX-OS Release 5.2(2).
NX-OS Release 4.2(1b)
You can nondisruptively upgrade directly to NX-OS Release 4.2(7b).
NX-OS Release 4.1(1c)
You can nondisruptively upgrade directly to NX-OS Release 4.2(1b).
SAN-OS Release 3.3(1c)
You can nondisruptively upgrade directly to NX-OS Release 4.2(1b).
SAN-OS Release 3.2(2c),
3.0(3b), 3.0(3), and 3.0(2).
First upgrade to SAN-OS Release 3.3(1c), and then upgrade to NX-OS
Release 4.2(1b).
Downgrading Your Cisco MDS SAN-OS Software Image
This section lists the guidelines recommended for downgrading your Cisco MDS SAN-OS software image and includes the
following topics:
•
General Downgrading Guidelines, page 21
•
FICON Downgrade Paths, page 22
General Downgrading Guidelines
Follow these general guidelines before you perform a software downgrade:
•
Issue the system no acl-adjacency-sharing execute command to disable ACL adjacency usage on Generation 2 modules.
If this command fails, reduce the number of zones, IVR zones, TE ports, or a combination of these in the system and issue
the command again.
•
Disable all features not supported by the downgrade release. Use the show incompatibility system downgrade-image
command to determine what you need to disable.
•
Use the show install all impact downgrade-image command to determine if your downgrade will be nondisruptive.
•
Be aware that some features impact whether a downgrade is disruptive or nondisruptive:
– Fibre Channel Ports: Fibre Channel ports can be nondisruptively downgraded without affecting traffic on the ports.
See Table 18 for the nondisruptive downgrade path for all SAN-OS releases.
– Gigabit Ethernet/ IPStorage Ports: Traffic on Gigabit Ethernet/IPStorage ports is disrupted during a downgrade.
This includes the Gigabit Ethernet/IPStorage ports on the MSM-18/4 module, the MDS 9222i switch, and the MDS
9000 16-Port Storage Services Node (SSN-16). Those nodes that are members of VSANs traversing an FCIP ISL are
impacted, and a fabric reconfiguration occurs. iSCSI initiators connected to the Gigabit Ethernet/IPStorage ports lose
connectivity to iSCSI targets while the downgrade is in progress.
– FICON: If you have FICON enabled, the downgrade path is different. See the “FICON Downgrade Paths” section on
page 22.
Cisco MDS 9000 Family Release Notes for Cisco MDS NX-OS Release 6.2(9a)
Downgrading Your Cisco MDS SAN-OS Software Image
– FCoE Ports: Downgrading from Cisco MDS NX-OS Release 6.2(9a) on a Cisco MDS 9700 Series Director with
48-port 10-Gigabit FCoE module or VSAN configurations require additional steps that must be performed before
downgrading. For more information, see the Cisco MDS 9000 NX-OS Software Upgrade and Downgrade Guide,
Release 6.2(x).
Use Table 18 to determine the nondisruptive downgrade path from Cisco NX-OS Release 6.2(9a). Find the NX-OS or SAN-OS
image that you want to downgrade to in the To SAN-OS Release column of the table and follow the steps in the order specified
to perform the downgrade.
Note
The software downgrade information in Table 18 applies only to Fibre Channel switching traffic.
Downgrading system software disrupts IP and intelligent services traffic.
Note
Downgrading from Cisco MDS NX-OS Release 6.2(9a) to Cisco MDS NX-OS Release 6.2(5a), 6.2(5),
6.2(3), or 6.2(1) on a Cisco MDS 9700 Series Director with 48-port 10-Gigabit FCoE module or VSAN
configurations require additional steps that must be performed before downgrading. For more
information, see the Cisco MDS 9000 NX-OS Software Upgrade and Downgrade Guide, Release 6.2(x).
Table 18
Nondisruptive Downgrade Path from NX-OS Release 6.2(9a)
To NX-OS or SAN-OS
Release
Nondisruptive Downgrade Path and Ordered Downgrade Steps
NX-OS:
Downgrade directly from NX-OS Release 6.2(9a).
Release 6.2(7),
6.2(5a), 6.2(5), 6.2(3),
6.2(1), 5.2(1), 5.2(2),
5.2(2a), 5.2(2d),
5.2(6), 5.2(6a),
5.2(6b), 5.2(8),
5.2(8a), 5.2(8b),
5.2(8c), and 5.2(8d)
All 5.0(x) releases
All 4.2(x) and 4.1(x)
releases
1.
Downgrade from NX-OS Release 6.2(9a).
2.
Downgrade to NX-OS Release 5.2(8d).
3.
Downgrade to NX-OS Release 5.0(x).
1.
Downgrade from NX-OS Release 6.2(9a).
2.
Downgrade to NX-OS Release 5.2(8d).
3.
Downgrade to NX-OS Release 5.0(x).
4.
Downgrade to NX-OS Release 4.2(x) or 4.1(x).
FICON Downgrade Paths
Table 19 lists the downgrade paths for FICON releases. Find the image release number that you want to downgrade to in the
To Release with FICON Enabled column of the table and follow the recommended downgrade path.
Cisco MDS 9000 Family Release Notes for Cisco MDS NX-OS Release 6.2(9a)
2
New Hardware in Cisco MDS NX-OS Release 6.2(9a)
Table 19
FICON Downgrade Path
To Release with FICON Enabled
Downgrade Path
NX-OS Release 5.2(2)
You can nondisruptively downgrade directly from NX-OS Release 6.2(5a)
NX-OS Release 4.2(7b)
You can nondisruptively downgrade directly from NX-OS Release 5.2(2).
NX-OS Release 4.2(1b)
You can nondisruptively downgrade directly from NX-OS Release 4.2(7b).
NX-OS Release 4.1(1c)
You can nondisruptively downgrade directly from NX-OS Release 4.2(1b).
New Hardware in Cisco MDS NX-OS Release 6.2(9a)
There is no new hardware introduced in Cisco NX-OS Release 6.2(9a).
New Software Features in Cisco NX-OS Release 6.2(9a)
Cisco MDS NX-OS Release 6.2(9a) is a maintenance release that includes bug fixes. It does not include new features.
New Hardware in Cisco MDS NX-OS Release 6.2(9)
This section briefly describes the new hardware introduced in Cisco NX-OS Release 6.2(9).
Cisco MDS 9706 Director
The Cisco MDS 9706 (DS-C9706) supports up to 192 ports in a 6-slot modular chassis, with up to 768 ports in a single
rack. You can configure ports as Fibre Channel (2/4/8-Gbps, 4/8/16-Gbps, or 10-Gbps), FCoE (10-Gbps), or a mix of both
Fibre Channel and FCoE. The Cisco MDS 9706 supports the same Fibre Channel and FCoE switching modules as the Cisco
MDS 9710 director for a high degree of system commonality.
For detailed information about the Cisco MDS 9706 Director, see the Cisco MDS 9700 Series Hardware Installation
Guide:
http://www.cisco.com/c/en/us/support/storage-networking/mds-9000-nx-os-san-os-software/products-installation-guideslist.html
Cisco MDS 9148S Multilayer Fabric Switch
The Cisco MDS 9148S Multilayer Fabric Switch (DS-C9148S48PK9) is the next generation of the highly reliable and
flexible Cisco MDS 9100 Series switches. It combines high performance with exceptional flexibility and
cost-effectiveness. A powerful compact one rack-unit (1RU) form factor can scale from 12 to 48 line-rate 16 Gbps Fibre
Channel ports.
For detailed information about the Cisco MDS 9148S Multilayer Fabric Switch, see the Cisco MDS 9148S Hardware
Installation Guide:
http://www.cisco.com/c/en/us/support/storage-networking/mds-9000-nx-os-san-os-software/products-installation-guideslist.html
Cisco MDS 9000 Family Release Notes for Cisco MDS NX-OS Release 6.2(9a)
New Software Features in Cisco NX-OS Release 6.2(9)
New Software Features in Cisco NX-OS Release 6.2(9)
This section briefly describes the new software features introduced in Cisco NX-OS Release 6.2(9).
•
Confirm Commit Device Alias
•
Confirm Commit Zone
•
FC and FCoE scale enhancements
•
FCoE long-distance
•
Fibre Channel Common Transport (FC-CT) Management Security
•
Poweron Auto Provisioning (POAP)
•
Slow drain enhancements for hardware-based capabilities on Cisco MDS 9700 Series, MDS 9250i, and MDS 9148S
switch.
•
TrustSec link-encryption for Cisco MDS 9700 Series
•
Command-line interface (CLI) command changes:
– device-alias confirm-commit (new)
– zone confirm-commit (new)
– fc-management enable (new)
– fc-management database vsan (new)
– priority-flow-control long-distance (changed) (new)
– show fc-management database (new)
– show process creditmon credit-loss-events (changed) (new)
– show process creditmon slowport-monitor-events (new)
– show system internal eth-qos port-node interface (new)
– show tech-support fc-management (new)
– system timeout slowport-monitor mode E/F (new)
– show logging onboard slowport-monitor-events (new)
– system timeout no-credit-drop (changed) (new)
– system timeout slowport-monitor (new)
– fcroute (deprecated)
New Hardware in Cisco MDS NX-OS Release 6.2(7)
This section briefly describes the new hardware introduced in Cisco NX-OS Release 6.2(7). For detailed information about the
new hardware, see the Cisco MDS 9250i Hardware Installation Guide that is available from this URL:
http://www.cisco.com/c/en/us/support/storage-networking/mds-9000-nx-os-san-os-software/products-installation-guides-list.
html
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New Software Features in Cisco NX-OS Release 6.2(7)
Cisco MDS 48-Port 10-Gigabit Fibre Channel over Ethernet Module Ethernet
Module
The Cisco MDS 48-Port 10-Gigabit Fibre Channel over Ethernet Module (DS-X9848-480K9) is designed for the Cisco MDS
9710 Directors. The Cisco MDS 9710 Director supports up to eight 10 Gigabit Ethernet modules. These modules are
hot-swappable and they support 10-Gigabit Ethernet ports in SFP+ form factor.
The Cisco MDS 48-Port 10-Gigabit Ethernet module delivers integrated Fibre Channel over Ethernet (FCoE), simplifies the
network infrastructure and helps reduce costs. The FCoE module allows you to extend the existing Fibre Channel SANs by
using FCoE. The Cisco MDS 48-Port 10-Gigabit Ethernet module supports connectivity to FCoE switching platforms and to
FCoE devices. This module also supports connectivity to FCoE initiators and targets that only send FCoE traffic.
New Software Features in Cisco NX-OS Release 6.2(7)
This section briefly describes the new software features introduced in Cisco NX-OS Release 6.2(7).
•
Enhanced the scalability for zones, maximum devices in the fabric and maximum devices in the switch.
•
Forward Error Correction (FEC) for 16-Gbps ISL connections
•
Enhanced scalability for simultaneous FLOGIs for Cisco MDS 9500 Series switches
•
Restriction of the number of NPIV logins to not exceed the configuration limits in for Cisco MDS 9500 Series switches
•
Command-line interface (CLI) command changes:
– fcns bulk-notify
– rscn coalesce swrscn vsan
– switchport max-npiv-limit (new)
– switchport trunk-max-npiv-limit (new)
– switchport fec
– system port pacer mode F interface-login-threshold
– show fabric switch information vsan
New Hardware in Cisco MDS NX-OS Release 6.2(5)
This section briefly describes the new hardware introduced in Cisco NX-OS Release 6.2(5). For detailed information about the
new hardware, see the Cisco MDS 9250i Hardware Installation Guide that is available from this URL:
http://www.cisco.com/c/en/us/support/storage-networking/mds-9000-nx-os-san-os-software/products-installation-guides-list.
html
Cisco MDS 9250i Multiservice Fabric Switch
The Cisco MDS 9250i Multiservice Fabric Switch (DS-C9250I-K9) is an optimized platform for deploying high-performance
SAN extension solutions, distributed intelligent fabric services, and cost-effective multiprotocol connectivity for both open
systems and mainframe environments.
The Cisco MDS 9250i switch is an ideal solution for local office and remote branch-office SANs and also in large-scale SANs
operating the Cisco MDS 9700 and 9500 Series Multilayer director platforms.
Cisco MDS 9000 Family Release Notes for Cisco MDS NX-OS Release 6.2(9a)
New Software Features in Cisco NX-OS Release 6.2(5)
The Cisco MDS 9250i switch offers 40 autosensing 2-, 4-, 8-, and 16-Gbps line-rate Fibre Channel ports, eight 10-Gigabit
Ethernet Fibre Channel over Ethernet (FCoE) ports, and two 10-Gigabit Ethernet IP storage services ports in a fixed
two-rack-unit (2RU) form factor.
New Software Features in Cisco NX-OS Release 6.2(5)
This section briefly describes the new software features introduced in Cisco NX-OS Release 6.2(5).
•
DMM support for Cisco MDS 9250i switch
•
FCIP support for Cisco MDS 9250i switch
•
FCR support for Cisco MDS 9250i switch
•
IOA support for Cisco MDS 9250i switch
•
Path Trace
•
Command-line interface (CLI) command changes:
– Changed the CLI output for the show ioa cluster flows command.
– Introduced the ioa-ping command.
– Introduced the ability to display IOA engine utilization.
– Introduced the ability to display hosts and targets by device alias in IOA.
New Software Features in Cisco NX-OS Release 6.2(3)
This section briefly describes the new software features introduced in Cisco NX-OS Release 6.2(3).
•
Cisco MDS Data Mobility Manager (DMM) supports logical unit numbers (LUN) sizes that are larger than 2 terabyte. The
supported number of sessions per DMM job is more than 255. For more information, see the Cisco MDS 9000 Family Data
Mobility Manager Configuration Guide.
•
FC-Redirect (FCR) support for Cisco MDS 9710 Director. For more information on IOA, see the Cisco MDS 9000 Family
I/O Accelerator Configuration Guide. For more information on SME, see the Cisco MDS 9000 Family Storage Media
Encryption Configuration Guide.
•
Command-line interface (CLI) command changes, including the following:
– Changed the CLI output for the show fcdomain vsan command.
– Deprecated the show interface counters performance command.
New Hardware in Cisco MDS NX-OS Release 6.2(1)
This section briefly describes the new hardware introduced in Cisco NX-OS Release 6.2(1). For detailed information about the
new hardware, see the Cisco MDS 9710 Hardware Installation Guide that is available from this URL:
http://www.cisco.com/c/en/us/support/storage-networking/mds-9000-nx-os-san-os-software/products-installation-guides-list.
html
This section includes the following topics:
•
Cisco MDS 9710 Director, page 27
•
Cisco MDS 9000 48-Port, 16-Gbps Fibre Channel Switching Module, page 27
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New Software Features in Cisco NX-OS Release 6.2(1)
Cisco MDS 9710 Director
The Cisco MDS 9710 Director is a high-performance SAN switch that is designed to meet the requirements of enterprise data
center storage environments. The Cisco MDS 9710 Director has a ten-slot chassis that supports up to eight 48-port, 16-Gbps
switching modules, two supervisor modules, up to six fabric modules, three fan trays, and up to eight power supplies. Airflow
is front-to-back in the Cisco MDS 9710 chassis.
Cisco MDS 9000 48-Port, 16-Gbps Fibre Channel Switching Module
Up to eight Cisco MDS 9000 48-Port 16-Gbps Fibre Channel switching modules can be used in the Cisco MDS 9710 Director.
These modules are hot-swappable and compatible with 2-, 4-, 8-, 16- and 10-Gbps interfaces, and they support hot-swappable
Enhanced Small Form-Factor Pluggable (SFP+) transceivers.
The Fibre Channel switching module has 12 4-port port groups. Each port group is capable of a speed of 64-Gbps in each
direction simultaneously. Ports on this switching module support expansion port (E port), fabric port (F port), fabric loop port
(FL port), SPAN destination port (SD port), and (TE port) port mode.
– Individual ports can be configured with Cisco 16-Gbps,8-Gbps or 10-Gbps shortwave or longwave SFP+ transceivers.
Each port supports 500 buffer credits with no additional licensing required. With the Cisco Enterprise Package, up to
4095 buffer credits can be allocated to an individual port.
New Software Features in Cisco NX-OS Release 6.2(1)
This section briefly describes the new software features introduced in Cisco NX-OS Release 6.2(1).
•
Generic Online Diagnostics
Starting with Cisco NX-OS Release 6.2(1), the Cisco MDS 9000 Family supports the generic online diagnostics (GOLD)
feature. With online diagnostics, you can test and verify the hardware functionality of a device while the device is
connected to a live network. In particular, the online diagnostics help you verify that hardware and internal data paths are
operating as designed so that you can rapidly isolate faults.
For more information about this feature, see the Cisco MDS 9000 System Management Configuration Guide at this URL:
http://www.cisco.com/en/US/products/ps5989/products_installation_and_configuration_guides_list.html
•
Enhancement to map LDAP/AD users to Cisco NX-OS roles and allow both local and remote users to use SSH or Telnet.
For more information about this feature, see the Cisco MDS 9000 Security Configuration Guide, at this URL:
http://www.cisco.com/en/US/products/ps5989/products_installation_and_configuration_guides_list.html
•
Command-line interface (CLI) command changes, including the following:
– Enhance the clear snmp counters command.
– Display ISL related information.
– Display a warning messages for a shared port interface when you bring down the port.
– Display throughput information for all ports on a line card or ISL or on a switch or chassis.
– Provide an estimated time for DMM job completion.
– Shorten the show dmm job job-id 50571379 session session_id (1-20) command to show dmm job-id 50571379
session_id 1
– hardware ejector enable (new)
Information about the modified CLI commands can be found in the Cisco MDS 9000 Command Reference at this URL:
Cisco MDS 9000 Family Release Notes for Cisco MDS NX-OS Release 6.2(9a)
Licensed Cisco NX-OS Software Packages
http://www.cisco.com/en/US/products/ps5989/prod_command_reference_list.html
Licensed Cisco NX-OS Software Packages
Most Cisco MDS 9000 family software features are included in the standard package. However, some features are logically
grouped into add-on packages that must be licensed separately, such as the Cisco MDS 9000 Enterprise package, SAN
Extension over IP package, Mainframe package, and Data Mobility Manager package. On-demand ports activation licenses are
also available for the Cisco MDS 9250i Multiservice Fabric Switch, Cisco MDS 9148 48-Port Multilayer Fabric Switch, Cisco
MDS 9148S 48-Port Multilayer Fabric Switch, and the Cisco MDS 8-Gb Fabric Switch for HP c-Class Blade System.
Note
A license is not required to use the Cisco MDS 9000 8-port 10-Gbps Fibre Channel over Ethernet (FCoE)
module (DS-X9708-K9) and the Cisco MDS 48-Port 10- Gigabit Fibre Channel over Ethernet Module
(DS-X9848-480K9).
Additional information about licensed Cisco NX-OS software packages is available at this URL:
http://www.cisco.com/c/en/us/products/storage-networking/mds-9000-software-licensing/datasheet-listing.html
Enterprise Package
The standard software package that is bundled at no charge with the Cisco MDS 9000 Family switches includes the base set of
features that Cisco believes are required by most customers for building a SAN. The Cisco MDS 9000 family also has a set of
advanced features that are recommended for all enterprise SANs. These features are bundled together in the Cisco MDS 9000
Enterprise package. Refer to the Cisco MDS 9000 Enterprise package fact sheet for more information.
SAN Extension over IP Package
The Cisco MDS 9000 SAN Extension over IP package allows the customer to use FCIP to extend SANs over wide distances
on IP networks using the Cisco MDS 9000 family IP storage services. Refer to the Cisco MDS 9000 SAN Extension over IP
package fact sheet for more information.
Mainframe Package
The Cisco MDS 9000 Mainframe package uses the FICON protocol and allows control unit port management for in-band
management from IBM S/390 and z/900 processors. FICON VSAN support is provided to help ensure true hardware-based
separation of FICON and open systems. Switch cascading, fabric binding, and intermixing are also included in this package.
Refer to the Cisco MDS 9000 Mainframe package fact sheet for more information.
Data Mobility Manager Package
The Cisco MDS 9000 Data Mobility Manager package enables data migration between heterogeneous disk arrays without
introducing a virtualization layer or rewiring or reconfiguring SANs. Cisco DMM allows concurrent migration between
multiple LUNs of unequal size. Rate-adjusted migration, data verification, dual Fibre Channel fabric support, and management
using Cisco DCNM for SAN provide a complete solution that greatly simplifies and eliminates most downtime associated with
data migration. Refer to the Cisco MDS 9000 Data Mobility Manager package fact sheet for more information. The Data
Mobility Manager package is for use only with Cisco MDS 9000 Family switches.
Cisco MDS 9000 Family Release Notes for Cisco MDS NX-OS Release 6.2(9a)
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Deprecated and Changed Features
On-Demand Port Activation License
On-demand ports allow customers to benefit from Cisco NX-OS Software features while initially purchasing only a small
number of activated ports on the Cisco MDS 9250i Multiservice Fabric Switch, MDS 9148S 48-Port Multilayer Fabric Switch,
MDS 9148 48-Port Multilayer Fabric Switch, and the Cisco MDS 8-Gb Fabric Switch for HP c-Class Blade System. As needed,
customers can expand switch connectivity by licensing additional ports.
I/O Accelerator Package
The Cisco I/O Accelerator (IOA) package activates IOA on the Cisco MDS 9222i fabric switch, the Cisco MDS 9000 18/4
Multiservice Module (MSM-18/4), and on the SSN-16 module. The IOA package is licensed per service engine and is tied to
the chassis. The number of licenses required is equal to the number of service engines on which the intelligent fabric
application is used.The SSN-16 requires a separate license for each engine on which you want to run IOA. Each SSN-16 engine
that you configure for IOA checks out a license from the pool managed at the chassis level. SSN-16 IOA licenses are available
as single licenses.
XRC Acceleration License
The Cisco Extended Remote Copy (XRC) acceleration license activates FICON XRC acceleration on the Cisco MDS 9222i
switch and on the MSM-18/4 in the Cisco MDS 9500 Series directors. One license per chassis is required. You must install the
Mainframe Package and the SAN Extension over FCIP Package before you install the XRC acceleration license. The
Mainframe Package enables the underlying FICON support, and the FCIP license or licenses enable the underlying FCIP
support.
Deprecated and Changed Features
Zoning Features
LUN zoning, read-only zones, and broadcast zones are no longer supported. These features affect the following hardware:
•
Cisco MDS 9250i Multiservice Fabric Switch
•
Cisco MDS 9000 8-port 10-Gbps Fibre Channel over Ethernet (FCoE) Module
•
Cisco MDS 9000 48-port 8-Gbps Advanced Fibre Channel Switching Module
•
Cisco MDS 9000 32-port 8-Gbps Advanced Fibre Channel Switching Module
•
Cisco MDS 9000 48-port 16-Gbps Fibre Channel Switching Module
You cannot bring up these modules if these features are already configured. You should completely remove all configurations
that include these features before you attempt to bring up these modules. In addition, you cannot configure these features after
you bring up these modules.
In addition, the following software features are not supported or are changed in Cisco MDS NX-OS Release 6.2(9a):
•
Fibre Channel Security Protocol (FC-SP) is currently not supported on Cisco MDS 9250i Multiservice Fabric Switch.
•
Local switching is not supported on the Cisco MDS 9700 Series Director, but continues to be supported on the Cisco MDS
9500 Series.
Cisco MDS 9000 Family Release Notes for Cisco MDS NX-OS Release 6.2(9a)
Limitations and Restrictions
•
Online Health Management System (OHMS)—The Generic Online Diagnostics (GOLD) system provides diagnostics for
the Cisco MDS 9700 Series Director instead of the OHMS. In Cisco NX-OS Release 6.2, the GOLD system does not
provide any support for automation of corrective actions, such as rebooting modules based on error thresholds.
Note
OHMS is supported on Cisco MDS 9500 Series directors, Cisco MDS 9250i Multiservice Fabric Switch,
Cisco MDS 9148S Multilayer Fabric Switch, and Cisco MDS 9148 Multilayer Fabric Switch.
Cisco NX-OS Release 6.2 does not support the following hardware:
•
Cisco MDS 9134 Fabric Switch
•
Cisco MDS 9124 Fabric Switch
•
Cisco MDS 4-Gbps Fabric Switch for HP c-Class BladeSystem
•
Cisco MDS 4-Gbps Fabric Switch for IBM BladeCenter
Limitations and Restrictions
This section lists the limitations and restrictions. The following limitations are described:
•
ASCII File Can Be Copied to the Startup Configuration, page 30
•
Fibre Channel Security Protocol (FC-SP) Support, page 30
•
Install Module Command Changes, page 30
•
Fabric Binding Error Message, page 31
•
IOA Scaling Support on Supervisor-2 Module, page 31
ASCII File Can Be Copied to the Startup Configuration
The copy bootflash:runnig-config.ascii startup-config command that was deprecated in an earlier Cisco NX-OS release is
enabled from Cisco NX-OS Release 6.2(1).
Fibre Channel Security Protocol (FC-SP) Support
From Cisco NX-OS Release 6.2(9) onwards, the FC-SP feature is supported on Cisco MDS 9700 Series.
Install Module Command Changes
The install module module-number bios command is not supported on the Cisco MDS 9710 switch in Cisco NX-OS Release
6.2(1) and later releases. Use the install all command to upgrade the BIOS during a software upgrade.
The install module module-number bios command continues to be supported in Cisco NX-OS Release 6.2(1) on Cisco MDS
9500 Series switches.
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Caveats
Fabric Binding Error Message
When fabric binding is enabled, an error message appears whenever the Mainframe Package license is not installed, and also
when the grace period is disabled. There is a functional impact associated with the error message, and the feature is enabled
correctly.
IOA Scaling Support on Supervisor-2 Module
In Cisco MDS NX-OS Release 6.2(9a), I/O Accelerator (IOA) scaling is supported only on the Supervisor-2A module and is
not supported on the Supervisor-2 module.
Caveats
This section lists the open and resolved caveats for this release. Use Table 20 to determine the status of a particular caveat. In
the table, “O” indicates an open caveat and “R” indicates a resolved caveat.
Table 20
Open Caveats and Resolved Caveats Reference
NX-OS Software Release (Open
or Resolved)
NX-OS Software Release (Open
or Resolved)
6.2(7)
6.2(9a)
CSCur01099
O
R
CSCty82906
O
O
CSCug22090
O
O
CSCui52280
O
O
CSCuj94303
O
O
CSCul12775
O
O
CSCul13809
O
O
CSCun04994
O
O
CSCup18298
—
O
CSCup20559
—
O
CSCup61048
—
O
CSCup66912
O
O
CSCtr50223
O
O
CSCup82365
—
R
CSCuq64102
—
R
CSCuq53649
—
R
CSCuq95516
O
O
O
O
DDTS Number
Severity 2
Severity 3
CSCuf64822
Cisco MDS 9000 Family Release Notes for Cisco MDS NX-OS Release 6.2(9a)
Caveats
Table 20
Open Caveats and Resolved Caveats Reference (continued)
NX-OS Software Release (Open
or Resolved)
NX-OS Software Release (Open
or Resolved)
6.2(7)
6.2(9a)
CSCuj68267
O
O
CSCuj99534
O
O
CSCul65496
O
O
CSCuj42921
O
O
CSCui21601
O
O
CSCum00691
O
O
CSCuo80849
—
O
CSCuo53926
—
O
CSCuo73751
O
O
CSCuo94922
—
O
CSCuo96875
—
O
CSCup29460
—
O
CSCup41367
—
O
CSCup65102
O
O
CSCup65146
—
O
CSCup64796
O
O
CSCup66949
O
O
CSCup70121
O
O
CSCup85015
—
O
CSCue31727
—
O
CSCuq40554
—
R
CSCuq89191
—
R
CSCuf35479
O
O
CSCup52898
O
O
CSCud07594
O
O
CSCuo36418
O
O
CSCuq62066
—
R
CSCuq62022
—
R
DDTS Number
Severity 4
Severity 6
Resolved Caveats
•
CSCur01099
Symptom: The following Cisco products:
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Caveats
MDS 9710 Switch
MDS 9706 Switch
MDS 9250i Switch
MDS 9148S Switch
MDS 9513 Switch
MDS 9509 Switch
MDS 9506 Switch
MDS 9222i Switch
MDS 9216i Switch
MDS 9216A Switch
MDS 9216 Switch
MDS 9148 Switch
MDS 9140 Switch
MDS 9134 Switch
MDS 9124 Switch
MDS 9120 Switch
MDS 8 Gbps Fabric Switch for HP c-Class Blade System
MDS 4 Gbps Fabric Switch for HP c-Class BladeSystem
MDS 4 Gbps Fabric Switch for IBM BladeCenter
include a version of bash that is affected by the vulnerabilities identified by the Common Vulnerability and Exposures
(CVE) IDs:
CVE-2014-6271
CVE-2014-6277
CVE-2014-6278
CVE-2014-7169
CVE-2014-7186
CVE-2014-7187
This bug has been opened to address the potential impact on this product.
Condition: Exposure is configuration dependent based on the following configuration commands:
feature telnet
feature ssh-server
This vulnerability may only be exploited by authenticated users.
Workaround: This issue is resolved.
•
CSCup82365
Symptom: Creditmon crashes while collecting show tech-support on the Cisco MDS 9250i Multiservice switch. The
following message is logged in the syslog:
%SYSMGR-SLOT1-2-SERVICE_CRASHED: Service "creditmon" (PID 3599) hasn't caught signal 11 (core will be
saved)
Cisco MDS 9000 Family Release Notes for Cisco MDS NX-OS Release 6.2(9a)
Caveats
Condition: This situation occurs after an In-Service Software Upgrade (ISSU) from 6.2.5 or 6.2.7 to 6.2.9.
Workaround: This issue is resolved.
•
CSCuq64102
Symptom: On Cisco MDS 9700 Series, the Registered State Change Notification (RSCN) service crashes because of a
memory issue. The following message is logged in the syslog:
%SYSMGR-2-SERVICE_CRASHED: Service "rscn" (PID 5405) hasn't caught signal 11 (core will be saved)
Condition: This happens if the port-format RSCN is configured and the CPU type is x86.
Workaround: This issue is resolved.
•
CSCuq40554
Symptom: The Cisco MDS 9250i Multiservice switch does not generate the full core dump for IPS module crash.
Condition: The switch is running 6.2(9) after an In-Service Software Upgrade (ISSU) from 6.2(7).
Workaround: This issue is resolved.
•
CSCuq62066
Symptom: User cannot get the stack trace from the cores generated from FCIP processor on the Cisco MDS 9250i
Multiservice switch.
Condition: The core daemon detects a false FCIP engine crash and starts collecting the core dump.
Workaround: This issue is resolved.
•
CSCuq62022
Symptom: FCIP flaps due to keep alive timeout error message. The following message is logged in the syslog:
%PORT-5-IF_DOWN_TCP_KEEP_ALIVE_EXPIRED: %$VSAN 802%$ Interface fcip4 is down(TCP conn. closed - Keep
alive expired) port-channel1
Condition: If there is no traffic for 60 secs in the TCP session, TCP sends one probe every second. If 8 probes are not
responded from the peer switch, the FCIP tunnel flaps because of the keep alive timer expiry.
Workaround: This issue is resolved.
•
CSCuq53649
Symptom: An operational FCIP tunnel resets randomly. The following types of messages are logged in the syslog:
%ETHPORT-5-IF_DOWN_SOFTWARE_FAILURE: Interface IPStorage1/2 is down (Port software failure)
%PORT-5-IF_DOWN_SOFTWARE_FAILURE: %$VSAN 1%$ Interface fcip2 is down (Port software failure)
Condition: This situation occurs on Cisco MDS 9250i only when IP compression is enabled on an FCIP tunnel and data
is transmitted from the port. This impacts all the IP compression modes.
Workaround: This issue is resolved.
•
CSCuq89191
Symptom: The FCNS process aborts.
Condition: When an internal message sending fails for any reason, FCNS process crashes.
Workaround: This issue is resolved.
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Caveats
Open Caveats
•
CSCuq95516
Symptom: In case of multiple ISL connected to the switch having the host and in the same transit VSAN, after deactivating
the IVR zoneset the entires are removed from the host interface. However, the entires are removed only from one ISL
connected between the two switches. This creates stale entries for the transit VSAN on the switch.
Condition: This issue occurs when all the following conditions are met:
1.
Switch is either Cisco MDS 9250i Multiservice switch, MDS 9148s switch or MDS 9148 switch on which the host is
connected.
2.
Switch has multiple ISL or port channel connected to it and they all belong to the same VSAN.
3.
IVR zoneset is created.
4.
IVR zoneset is deactivate.
Workaround: Group multiple VSAN ISL links together in a single port channel link. Do not have any combination of ISL
or port channel in same VSAN connected to the switch on which the host is connected.
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CSCty82906
Symptom: The Storage Media Encryption (SME) cluster creation fails and the following error message appears:
Log file is:\Documents and Settings\username\ciscosmartcardapplet.log
[Wed Mar 21 15:50:40 IST 2012]:Thread[thread
applet-com.cisco.dcbu.web.client.sme.applet.SmartcardApplet-1,4,https://172.16.1.1/sme/jsp/-threadGroup]:
Initializing...
[Wed Mar 21 15:50:42 IST 2012]:Thread[thread
applet-com.cisco.dcbu.web.client.sme.applet.SmartcardApplet-1,4,https://172.16.1.1/sme/jsp/-threadGroup]:
Module is
Module Name: gclib.dll [Wed Mar 21 15:50:42 IST
2012]:Thread[Thread-11,4,https://172.16.1.1/sme/jsp/-threadGroup]:
[Wed Mar 21 15:50:42 IST 2012]:Thread[Thread-11,4,https://172.16.1.1/sme/jsp/-threadGroup]:Looking for
smartcard reader...
[Wed Mar 21 15:50:51 IST 2012]:Thread[Thread-11,4,https://172.16.1.1/sme/jsp/-threadGroup]:Exception
reading smartcard:CKR_OPERATION_NOT_INITIALIZED
[Wed Mar 21 15:50:51 IST 2012]:Thread[Thread-11,4,https://172.16.1.1/sme/jsp/-threadGroup]:<fieldset
class="cuesStatusBoxError"
Condition: This issue occurs if you create an SME cluster for recovery option as 2 of 3 by using Mozilla Firefox, version
11.0 or Microsoft Internet Explorer, version 8, on the Microsoft XP operating system, and then rekey the master key.
Workaround: None.
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CSCug22090
Symptom: When an In-Service Software Upgrade (ISSU) is performed from Cisco NX-OS Release 5.2(6b) to Release
6.2(1), LLDP command-line interface (CLI) commands are not available. In this situation, LLDP is running and traffic is
flowing normally even after the ISSU, but the CLI commands are not available.
This symptom might be seen when feature-set fcoe was enabled on the original image, and feature lldps commands were
working in the original image. Following the ISSU to Cisco NX-OS Release 6.2.1 image, the commands are not available.
Workaround: Following the ISSU, enter the feature lldp command on the switch to make the LLDP commands available
on the switch.
switch(config)# feature lldp
switch(config)# show lldp ?
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CSCui52280
Symptom: The Address Resolution Protocol (ARP) process fails for IP over Fibre Channel (IPFC).
Cisco MDS 9000 Family Release Notes for Cisco MDS NX-OS Release 6.2(9a)
Caveats
Condition: This issue occurs when the Cisco MDS 9000 switches are connected through virtual Fibre Channel (vFC)
interfaces.
Workaround: None.
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CSCui21601
Symptom The Cisco MDS 9710 Director does not allow a copy running saving configuration and a switch reload
operation.
Condition: If active Fibre Channel Redirect (FC-Redirect) configurations are present in Cisco MDS 9710 Director.
Workaround: Remove the Cisco MDS 9710 Director from the fabric.
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CSCul12775
Symptom: The Cisco MDS 9250i switch incorrectly displays that the Ternary Content Addressable Memory (TCAM) is
full even if enough memory is available.
Condition: This situation occurs if the IOA flows go into the security region and some TCAM entries are deleted or added.
Workaround: None.
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CSCuj94303
Symptom: Traffic between two Cisco MDS 9250i switches might stop when the write acceleration feature is enabled
during traffic flow.
Condition: This situation occurs if there are more than 11 tunnels.
Workaround: Disable the write acceleration feature on all of the tunnels or move all tunnels to a PortChannel.
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CSCul13809
Symptom: Several control protocols are impacted because of the FCoE data traffic congestion in the traffic flows passing
through, or originating, or terminating on a Cisco MDS 9250i switch that runs the default 7e network-qos policy.
Condition: This is a known limitation with 7e policy. With the 7e template, all control and data FCoE traffic is sent to a
single queue. When congestion in the network is present, in addition to data packets, control packets also are impacted,
which results in timeouts and drops for several control protocols. Control protocols might display errors.
Workaround: Use the 6e template throughout the fabric so that the control and data traffic are placed in different queues
and do not impact each other.
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CSCul65496
Symptom: Tape acceleration cannot be enabled on the Cisco MDS 9250i switch if the Transmission Control Protocol
(TCP) connections are set to 5.
Condition: The tcp-connections command is used to set the TCP connection to 5.
Workaround: Set TCP connections to 2.
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CSCuj42921
Symptom: Inserting and removing an SFP in quick succession might cause the read operation to fail before completion
with NACK errors, and the searching for supported speeds fails. This situation might prevent a port from coming up and
the following error appears:
speed not supported by transceiver
Condition: This situation occurs with specific SFPs during removal and reinsertion.
Workaround: Avoid quickly removing and inserting an SFP. After removing an SFP, wait for few seconds before
reinserting it.
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CSCuj68267
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Caveats
Symptom: The In-Service Software Upgrade (ISSU) or In-Service Software Downgrade (ISSD) of more than one Cisco
MDS 9250i switch that are connected to one another might cause the VE/E links between them go down.
Condition: This situation occurs if an ISSU or ISSD is simultaneously performed on Cisco MDS 9250i switches that are
interconnected.
Workaround: Perform an ISSU or ISSD in a progressive method. For example, after the upgrade or downgrade completes
on one switch, move on to another.
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CSCuj99534
Symptom: When an In-Service Software Upgrade (ISSU) is performed on a Cisco MDS 9250i switch with approximately
200 IOA Disk flows, the following syslog is displayed:
2013 Oct 10 14:09:07 sw234-9250i %ACLTCAM-2-ACL_TCAM_PHY_TCAM_WRITE_FAILED: Value write to hardware TCAM
failed(ASIC: 1, Input TCAM, Address: 775, Num Entries: 1, Error: Broken pipe).
2013 Oct 10 14:09:07 sw234-9250i %ACLTCAM-2-ACL_TCAM_PHY_TCAM_WRITE_FAILED: Value write to hardware TCAM
failed(ASIC: 2, Input TCAM, Address: 609, Num Entries: 1, Error: Broken pipe).
Condition: This situation occurs is an ISSU was performed on a Cisco MDS 9250i switch with more than 180 I/O
Accelerator (IOA) disk flows.
Workaround: On the Cisco MDS 9250i switch, limit the number of IOA disk flows to 180 during an ISSU.
More information: The Cisco MDS 9250i switch supports up to 180 disk flows.
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CSCum00691
Symptom: If both the Fibre Channel and Fibre Channel over Ethernet (FCoE) links with the same equal-cost multipath
(ECMP) entries) between two switches, traffic does not flow.
Workaround: VLAN-VSAN mapping should be numerically identical when ECMPs exist with a mix of FC and FCoE
paths. For example, map VSAN 10 to VLAN 10, VSAN 11 to VLAN 11, and so on.
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CSCun04994
Symptom: fctrace does not work on the Cisco MDS 48-Port 10-Gigabit Fibre Channel over Ethernet (FCoE)
module (DS-X9848-480K9).
Workaround: Use Path Trace to trace the path between two domains or a domain and an end device.
Further Problem Description: Copying an image to bootflash causes more IDE interrupts, and the CPU processes the
interrupts and does not give control to other USDs to communicate with the watchdog, and this issue causes the USD to
crash.
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CSCup18298
Symptom: FC-SP ESP configurations cannot be applied if a PortChannel is created on a link-level encrypted ISL by using
either the DCNM PortChannel wizard or CLI.
Workaround: Reconfigure FC-SP ESP on the PortChannel interface manually. Apply FC-SP ESP configurations on a
PortChannel only after creating the PortChannel successfully.
More Information: If the PortChannel is created using the DCNM PortChannel wizard, you can use the FC-SP ESP wizard
for the reconfiguration.
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CSCup20559
Symptom: The link-level encrypted ISL on a Cisco MDS 9500 switch fails to come online if the PortChannel creation
using either DCNM or CLI fails.
Condition: The PortChannel creation fails because the compatibility check fails due to unavailability of resource.
Workaround: Apply the FC-SP ESP configurations on a PortChannel only after creating the PortChannel successfully.
•
CSCup61048
Cisco MDS 9000 Family Release Notes for Cisco MDS NX-OS Release 6.2(9a)
Caveats
Symptom: If a device-alias commit fails because of the validation failure of an application such as IVR, zone, dpvm, psm,
the show device-alias session status command displays the following error:
Last
Last
Last
Last
request
Action Time Stamp
Action
Action Result
Action Failure Reason
in time
:
:
:
:
Thu Jun 26 11:45:10 2014
Commit
Fail
device-alias(0x40bc005e)- Zone Server did not respond
to validation
Condition: This situation occurs if one of the following conditions is met:
– Application validation failure is seen when the time taken by the application to validate the device-alias pending
changes with the database of the application exceeds the validation timeout.
– Application validation failure occurs when the device-alias pending-diff is huge and/or when the application database
size is larger.
Workaround: Reduce the set of device-alias commands entered within a device-alias session, if the device-alias commit
has failed because a validation failure.
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CSCup66912
Symptom: Specifying an fcanalyzer display-flter while writing a trace file is now not supported. The following message
appears:
switch# fcanalyzer local interface inband display-filter mdshdr.srcidx==0x2f||mdshdr.dstidx==0x2f
limit-capture 1000 writebootflash:fca.pcap
tshark: -R without -2 is deprecated. For single-pass filtering use -Y.
tshark: Read filters aren't supported when capturing and saving the captured packets.
/bin/chmod: cannot access `/bootflash/fca.pcap': No such file or directory
Condition: Occurs whenever attempting to use the fcanalyzer to capture Fibre Channel traffic.
Workaround: None.
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CSCtr50223
Symptom: On the MDS 9513 switch, when an MSM-18/4 module boots up, it sends a request to the supervisor module to
mount the modflash on the MSM-18/4 module. If there is a timeout or error in response, the following syslog appears:
sw-dc5-br2-12 %LC_MNT_MGR-SLOT3-2-LC_MNT_MGR_ERROR: SUP mount failed. MTS receive timedout
sw-dc5-br2-12 %PROC_MGR-SLOT3-2-ERR_MSG: ERROR: PID 1144 (lc_mnt_mgr) exited abnormally, exit status
(0xa)
sw-dc5-br2-12 %MODULE-2-MOD_MINORSWFAIL: Module 3 (serial: JAE1141ZB43) reported a failure in service
lc_mnt_mgr
Condition: This issue might occur when the supervisor module is unusually busy and cannot process the mount request
from the MSM-18/4 module, or the actual mount command on the supervisor takes a long time.
Workaround: Reload the MSM-18/4 module in the same slot/module where the modflash mount failed. A request will be
sent to the supervisor to mount the modflash.
•
CSCuo53926
Symptom: On Cisco MDS 9250i and MDS 9148S, the slow port statistics do not show oper delay value properly.
Condition: When the R_RDY delay in the traffic tester port is configured to a value that causes timeout drops in the switch
port and the slow port monitor timeout feature is configured in the switch.
Workaround: None.
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CSCuo73751
Symptom: Two end devices cannot communicate with a device it is zoned with. The situation issue occurs intermittently.
Condition: This issue occurs in all Cisco MDS NX-OS releases on MDS 9222i, 9506, 9509, 9513 and 9710 switches only.
This issue also applies only on an F_port when the port mode is configured or defaulted to auto.
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Caveats
Because the default port mode on the Cisco MDS 2-, 4-, 8-, 10-, and 16-Gbps Advanced FC Module DS-X9448-768K9 is
auto, this problem may be seen more frequently on the MDS 9710 platform with this switching module.
Workaround: Configure the port mode as fx instead of auto and shut and no shut the port by using the following
commands:
switch# configure terminal
switch(config)# interface fc1/1
switch(config-if)# switchport mode fx
switch(config-if)# end
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CSCuo80849
Symptom: On a Cisco MDS 9710 Director, DS-X9448-768K9 ports might fail a loopback test and put the ports in that port
group into a hwfailure state. The error message is logged in the syslog:
%DIAG_PORT_LB-2-INT_PORT_LOOPBACK_TEST_FAIL: Module:2 Test:Internal PortLoopback failed 10 consecutive
times. Faulty module: affected ports:affected ports:9-16 Error:Loopback test failed. Packets possibly
lost on the switch fabric
Condition: This situation might occur during a normal operation.
Workaround: You must reload the affected DS-X9448-768K9 module to recover the failed ports.
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CSCuo94922
Symptom: An IVR VSAN topology must be configured to manual mode to avoid any traffic loss when multiple switches
VSANs are involved during the ISSU and ISSD operations.
Condition: When the VSANs that are a part of the IVR zone on a Cisco MDS 9250i or MDS 9148S.
Workaround: Convert the IVR VSAN topology auto mode to manual mode by using the following commands:
– ivr copy auto-topology user-configured-topology
– ivr vsan-topology activate
– ivr commit
•
CSCuo96875
Symptom: If you connect one NPV switch to another NPV switch, the ports do not come online and you cannot see the
logins on the lower NPV switch.
Condition: This situation occurs when an NPV switch is connected to another NPV switch.
Workaround: None.
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CSCup29460
Symptom: Configuring RSPAN for the sup-fc0 traffic with the Cisco MDS 9700 Series as the source results in packets
looping.
Condition: This issue occurs only on the Cisco MDS 9700 Series if sup-fc0 is configured as an RSPAN source.
Workaround: Use the local span for checking sup-fc0 frames.
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CSCup41367
Symptom: On Cisco MDS 9250i switch, an active DMM server base method 2 job goes to the RESET state instead of the
FAILED state.
Condition: The issue occurs when the host port flaps.
Workaround: Disable the bulk notification feature on all the switches by using the fcns no-bulk-notify command. To
check the status of the bulk notification feature, use the show fcns internal info global command.
More information: In Cisco MDS NX-OS Release 6.2(9a), the bulk notification feature is enabled by default.
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CSCup64796
Cisco MDS 9000 Family Release Notes for Cisco MDS NX-OS Release 6.2(9a)
Caveats
Symptom: On Cisco MDS 9000 switches, on mgmt0 interface, certain TCP ports from 600 to 1000 are open.
Workaround: To close the open ports, configure an IP access list as shown in the following example:
switch(config)# ip access-list nfsblock deny tcp any any range port 600 1000
switch(config)# ip access-list nfsblock permit ip any any
switch(config)# interface mgmt 0
switch config-if)# ip access-group nfsblock in
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CSCup65102
Symptom: On Cisco MDS 9000 switches, on mgmt0 interface, TCP port 2002 is open.
Condition: This issue affects Cisco MDS 9500 Series, 9200 Series, and 9100 Series only.
Workaround: To close the open TCP port, configure an IP access list as shown in the example:
switch(config)# ip access-list blockanalyzer deny tcp any any eq port 2002
switch(config)# ip access-list blockanalyzer permit ip any any
switch(config)# int mgmt 0
switch(config-if)# ip access-group blockanalyzer
•
CSCup65146
Symptom: On Cisco MDS 9000 switches, on mgmt0 interface, TCP ports 32768 and 32769 might be open.
Condition: This issue affects Cisco MDS 9500 Series, 9200 Series, and 9100 Series only.
Workaround: To close the open TCP port, configure an IP access list as shown in the example:
switch(config)# ip access-list blocklicense deny tcp any any range port 32768 32769
switch(config)# iip access-list blocklicense permit ip any any
switch(config)# int mgmt 0
switch(config-if)# ip access-group blocklicense in
•
CSCup66949
Symptom: When using the fcanalyzer with the write option, it displays all trace data being written to file to the console
or session. This causes the fcanalyzer to take a very long time to capture any meaningful data.
Condition: This situation occurs in Cisco MDS NX-OS 6.2(7) when using fcanalyzer to write out a pcap trace file.
Workaround: None.
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CSCup70121
Symptom: On a Cisco MDS 9000 switch, certain TCP ports from 600 to 1000 are open on the mgmt0 interface.
Condition: This situation occurs during normal operation.
Workaround: If these ports need to be closed, configure an IP access list. The following example shows how to configure
an IP access list:
switch
switch
switch
switch
switch
•
(config)# ip access-list nfsblock deny tcp any any range port 600 1000
(config)# ip access-list nfsblock permit ip any any
(config)# interface mgmt 0
(config-if)# ip access-group nfsblock in
(config-if)#
CSCuf64822
Symptom: The DCBX local information shows LLS DCBX registration when the port is in the shut state as:
Local DCBXP Control information:
Operation version: 00 Max version: 00 Seq no: 1
Type/
Subtype
Version
En/Will/Adv Config
006/001
000
Y/N/Y
80
Ack no: 0
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Caveats
006/001 is the LLS TLV.
Note
All the other DCBX features are usually preregistered on a down port and not seen in the DCBX output. LLS is not
deregistered on a shut port, and keeps appearing in the output.
Condition: This situation occurs when the port is in the shut state.
Workaround: None.
•
CSCup85015
Symptom: On Cisco MDS 9700 48-Port 16-Gbps Fibre Channel Switching module (DS-X9448-768K9), after a
switchover, the port number 48 flaps and then comes online.
Condition: The last port group, from port 41 to 48 was configured as 10-G port.
Workaround: Avoid configuring 10-G speed on ports from 41 to 48 on the 48-Port 16-Gbps Fibre Channel Switching
module.
•
CSCue31727
Symptom: A user with the priv-14 role does not inherit rules from the priv-0 through priv-13 roles.
Condition: This situation occurs during a normal operation.
Workaround: Create users with roles from priv-0 to priv-13 and log in, or log in to the switch using AAA authentication
where users with certain user levels are identified.
•
CSCuf35479
Symptom: While configuring the SNMP server, if you configure a host name instead of an IP address, the following error
appears:
Bad IPv6 host address
Condition: If the domain name and the name server IP are configured, and if you provide the SNMP host name.
Workaround: Instead of the host name, add the IP address of the host in the SNMP configuration.
•
CSCup52898
Symptom: In rare circumstances, the temperature sensor on a 18+4 module returns -1s. This can also lead to exceptions
being recorded, similar to the following example:
switch# show module internal exceptionlog
********* Exception info for module 1 ********
exception information --- exception instance 1 ---Module Slot Number: 1
Device Id
: 49
Device Name
: Temperature-sensor
Device Errorcode : 0xc310020b
Device ID
: 49 (0x31)
Device Instance
: 00 (0x00)
Dev Type (HW/SW) : 02 (0x02)
ErrNum (devInfo) : 11 (0x0b)
System Errorcode : 0x00000046 Temperature sensor driver error
Error Type
: Warning
PhyPortLayer
: Fibre Channel
Port(s) Affected : none
Error Description : sensor_read_temp: failure reading temperature from sensor 0
DSAP
: 0 (0x0)
UUID
: 0 (0x0)
Time
: Thu May 1 15:16:13 2014
(Ticks: 5362491D jiffies)
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Related Documentation
Workaround: None.
•
CSCud07594
Symptom: In a virtual SAN (VSAN), the inter-switch link (ISL) might fail after entering the suspend command, followed
by the no suspend command.
Condition: This situation occurs if the no suspend command is entered after a VSAN suspend operation.
Workaround: After entering the suspend command, wait for at least 5 to 15 minutes and then use the no suspend
command.
•
CSCuo36418
Symptom: Device-alias does not display any warnings when committing, even if the result is to overwrite an existing
database with an empty one.
This can happen in a scenario where you provision a new switch and attach it to the existing fabric. The new switch might
have a default config that is an empty device-alias database and device-alias is running in basic mode. When you bring up
the ISL, device-alias merge fails because of the mode mismatch, log message is issued, and you might attempt to fix that
by running, on the new switch with empty database:
switch (config)# device-alias mode enhanced
switch (config)# device-alias commit
This will push the empty database to the entire fabric and wipeout the existing one. It can lead to loss of traffic if zoning
is done with device-alias members.
Workaround: Convert the new switch with an empty device-alias database to enhanced mode using the following
sequence:
switch (config)# no device-alias distribute
switch (config)# device-alias mode enhanced
switch (config)# device-alias distribute
This triggers a device-alias merge and the new switch pick ups the existing database from the rest of the fabric.
Related Documentation
The documentation set for the Cisco MDS 9000 Family includes the documents listed in this section. To find a document online,
access the following URL:
http://www.cisco.com/en/US/products/ps5989/tsd_products_support_series_home.html
The documentation set for Cisco Prime Data Center Network Manager is available from the following URL:
http://www.cisco.com/en/US/products/ps9369/tsd_products_support_series_home.html
Release Notes
•
Cisco MDS 9000 Family Release Notes for Cisco MDS NX-OS Releases
•
Cisco MDS 9000 Family Release Notes for MDS SAN-OS Releases
•
Cisco MDS 9000 Family Release Notes for Storage Services Interface Images
•
Cisco MDS 9000 Family Release Notes for Cisco MDS 9000 EPLD Images
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Related Documentation
Regulatory Compliance and Safety Information
•
Regulatory Compliance and Safety Information for the Cisco MDS 9000 Family
Compatibility Information
•
Cisco Data Center Interoperability Support Matrix
•
Cisco MDS 9000 NX-OS Hardware and Software Compatibility Information and Feature Lists
•
Cisco MDS NX-OS Release Compatibility Matrix for Storage Service Interface Images
•
Cisco MDS 9000 Family Switch-to-Switch Interoperability Configuration Guide
Hardware Installation
•
Cisco MDS 9700 Series Hardware Installation Guide
•
Cisco MDS 9500 Series Hardware Installation Guide
•
Cisco MDS 9500 Series Supervisor-2A Tech Note
•
Cisco MDS 9250i Multiservice Switch Installation Guide
•
Cisco MDS 9200 Series Hardware Installation Guide
•
Cisco MDS 9100 Series Hardware Installation Guide
•
Cisco MDS 9148S Multilayer Switch Hardware Installation Guide
•
Cisco MDS 9148S Multilayer Switch Quick Start Guide
Software Installation and Upgrade
•
Cisco MDS 9000 NX-OS Software Upgrade and Downgrade Guide
Cisco NX-OS Configuration Guides
•
Cisco MDS 9000 Family NX-OS Licensing Guide
•
Cisco MDS 9000 Family NX-OS Fundamentals Configuration Guide
•
Cisco MDS 9000 Family NX-OS System Management Configuration Guide
•
Cisco MDS 9000 Family NX-OS Interfaces Configuration Guide
•
Cisco MDS 9000 Family NX-OS Fabric Configuration Guide
•
Cisco MDS 9000 Family NX-OS Quality of Service Configuration Guide
•
Cisco MDS 9000 Family NX-OS Security Configuration Guide
•
Cisco MDS 9000 Family NX-OS IP Services Configuration Guide
•
Cisco MDS 9000 Family NX-OS Intelligent Storage Services Configuration Guide
•
Cisco MDS 9000 Family NX-OS High Availability and Redundancy Configuration Guide
•
Cisco MDS 9000 Family NX-OS Inter-VSAN Routing Configuration Guide
Cisco MDS 9000 Family Release Notes for Cisco MDS NX-OS Release 6.2(9a)
Obtaining Documentation and Submitting a Service Request
Command-Line Interface
•
Cisco MDS 9000 Family Command Reference
Intelligent Storage Networking Services Configuration Guides
•
Cisco MDS 9000 I/O Acceleration Configuration Guide
•
Cisco MDS 9000 Family SANTap Deployment Guide
•
Cisco MDS 9000 Family Data Mobility Manager Configuration Guide
•
Cisco MDS 9000 Family Storage Media Encryption Configuration Guide
Troubleshooting and Reference
•
Cisco NX-OS System Messages Reference
•
Cisco MDS 9000 Family NX-OS Troubleshooting Guide
•
Cisco MDS 9000 Family NX-OS MIB Quick Reference
•
Cisco MDS 9000 Family NX-OS SMI-S Programming Reference
Obtaining Documentation and Submitting a Service Request
For information on obtaining documentation, submitting a service request, and gathering additional information, see the
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