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CCIE Datacenter v2 Announced

-+*CCIE Data Center Written and Lab Exam Content Updates. Click here to view.

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vPC Layer 3 Backup Routing with F1 and Peer-Gateway

-+*Introduction This document describes Layer 3 (L3) backup routing in a virtual port channel (vPC) setup. Cisco recommends that you use the peer-gateway exclude-vlan command when you use F1 modules on the peer-link. Note: If the vPC peer link is

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A QUICK LOOK AT CISCO FABRICPATH

-+*Cisco FabricPath is a proprietary protocol that uses ISIS to populate a “routing table” that is used for layer 2 forwarding. Whether we like or not, there is often a need for layer 2 in the Datacenter for the following

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Configuring FC-SP and DHCHAP

-+*Fibre Channel Security Protocol (FC-SP) capabilities provide switch-switch and host-switch authentication to overcome security challenges for enterprise-wide fabrics. Diffie-Hellman Challenge Handshake Authentication Protocol (DHCHAP) is an FC-SP protocol that provides authentication between Cisco MDS 9000 Family switches and other devices.

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Cisco Nexus 1000V Series Layer 3 Troubleshooting

-+*Cisco Nexus 1000V Series Layer 3 Troubleshooting: [Download PDF]

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Setting up L3 control on Nexus 1000V

-+*In version 1.2 of the Nexus 1000V we introduced L3 based connectivity for control traffic between the VSM and its VEMs. We did this because in some environments it’s just not possible to have L2 connectivity between VSM and all

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Configuring a Call Home Policy

-+*Call Home Policies Call Home policies determine whether or not Call Home alerts are sent for a specific type of fault or system event. By default, Call Home is enabled to send alerts for certain types of faults and system

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Configuring FCoE VDCs

-+*Creating a Dedicated Storage VDC Before You Begin Ensure you have installed the correct license for FCoE. SUMMARY STEPS 1.    configure terminal 2.    install feature-set fcoe 3.    system qos 4.    service-policy type network-qos policy-map name 5.    vdc vdc-name type storage

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LabMinutes# RS0021 – Cisco Nexus 1000V Layer 3 VSM VEM Installation (Manual and VUM) (Part 2)

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LabMinutes# RS0020 – Cisco Nexus 1000V Layer 3 VSM VEM Installation (Manual and VUM) (Part 1)

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