How do I configure Fex?
How do I configure Fex?
How to Set Up Cisco Nexus Fabric Extender
- Rack the FEX. The official Cisco documentation demonstrates racking a FEX in a four-post rack, using the supplied rack ears and rail slides.
- Install & cable the uplinks.
- Configure a virtual port-channel and add physical interfaces.
- Apply the code below to both 5Ks.
What are Fex ports?
Interfaces of Adapter FEX are local logical ports on the parent switch. Adapter FEX uses innovative server connectivity (I/O connectivity) technology that enables on-demand creation of virtual NICs (vNICs) or virtual host bus adapters (vHBAs) on a single NIC.
How do I check my Fex port status?
To display the environmental sensor status, use the show environment fex command.
How do I connect my Nexus 5000 to my Fex?
2) Add the FEX feature with the command “feature fex”:
- 3) Run “show fex” to see the currently attached FEX units:
- 4) Because we’re using the N5K Port 1 and 2 to attach the FEX for 2x10GbE links, we need to create a port-channel:
- I’d recommend numbering the channel-group the same as your FEX ID.
What are the ports on the Cisco Nexus 5596t?
For the Cisco Nexus 5596T switch, the last 16 ports (ports 33-48) are Fiber Channel and are configurable as unified ports. The first 32 ports (1-32) are 10GBase-T Ethernet ports only and cannot be configured as unified ports.
What are the ports on the Cisco Nexus 5548UP?
On the Cisco Nexus 5548UP switch, the 32 ports of the main slot (slot1) are unified ports. The Ethernet ports start from port 1/1 to port 1/32. The Fibre Channel ports start from port 1/32 backwards to port 1/1. For the Cisco Nexus 5596T switch, the last 16 ports (ports 33-48) are Fiber Channel and are configurable as unified ports.
What kind of ports does Cisco Nexus have?
Cisco Nexus unified ports allow you to configure a physical port on a Cisco Nexus device switch as a 1/10-Gigabit Ethernet, Fibre Channel over Ethernet (FCoE), or 2-, 4-, 8-Gigabit native Fibre Channel port. Currently, most networks have two types of switches for different types of networks.
Is the Cisco Nexus 2232PP a Fibre Channel Adapter?
The Cisco Nexus 2232PP supports Fibre Channel over Ethernet (FCoE) with the following restrictions: Only FCoE Initialization Protocol (FIP) enabled converged network adapters (CNAs) are supported on the Fabric Extender. Binding to an EtherChannel is limited to only one member EtherChannel.