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Cisco Bug: CSCut06238 - Unclear documentation for nested NPIV on NPV switch

Last Modified

Jan 11, 2017

Products (6)

  • 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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Support for nested NPIV on NPV switch is not documented:

a Cisco MDS9000 or Nexus switch can have both features enabled at the same time:
feature npv
feature npiv

NX-OS switch in NPV mode is connected in between NPIV and NPV devices. Has to act as NPIV relay.

Nested NPV and nested NPIV support not documented, neither  support of the F-port channel support for NPV devices
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