Cisco Bug: CSCus80084 - Rectify CCO doc for 1Gig SPAN rate limit on Nexus 5500
Jul 13, 2017
- Cisco Nexus 5000 Series Switches
- Cisco Nexus 5596UP Switch
- Cisco Nexus 5548P Switch
- Cisco Nexus 5020 Switch
- Cisco Nexus 5548UP Switch
- Cisco Nexus 5010 Switch
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CCO documentation correction Symptom: Nexus 5500 can SPAN traffic > 1Gbps and the limitation outlined in the document is not valid: http://www.cisco.com/c/en/us/td/docs/switches/datacenter/nexus5000/sw/system_management/513_n1_1/b_Cisco_n5k_system_mgmt_cg_rel_513_n1_1/b_Cisco_n5k_system_mgmt_cg_rel_513_n1_1_chapter_010000.html#task_E415220865A24BE5AE5148493A73A7BF "On the Nexus 5500 series, SPAN traffic is rate-limited to 1Gbps by default so the switchport monitor rate-limit 1G interface command is not supported." Conditions: Nexus 5500 only have the following restrictions in respect to SPAN: SPAN is rate-limited to 5 Gbps for every 8 ports (one ASIC). RX-SPAN is rate-limited to 0.71 Gbps per port when the RX-traffic on the port exceeds 5 Gbps.
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