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System Setup and Software Installation Guide for Cisco NCS 1002
First Published: 2015-12-21
Last Modified: 2019-01-30
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  • Page 1 System Setup and Software Installation Guide for Cisco NCS 1002 First Published: 2015-12-21 Last Modified: 2019-01-30 Americas Headquarters Cisco Systems, Inc. 170 West Tasman Drive San Jose, CA 95134-1706 http://www.cisco.com Tel: 408 526-4000 800 553-NETS (6387) Fax: 408 527-0883...
  • Page 2 Cisco has more than 200 offices worldwide. Addresses and phone numbers are listed on the Cisco website at www.cisco.com/go/offices. Cisco and the Cisco logo are trademarks or registered trademarks of Cisco and/or its affiliates in the U.S. and other countries. To view a list of Cisco trademarks, go to this URL: www.cisco.com...
  • Page 3: Table Of Contents

    C H A P T E R 3 Perform Preliminary Checks Verify Status of Hardware Components Verify Node Status Verify Software Version Verify Firmware Version Verify Management Interface Status Verify Alarms System Setup and Software Installation Guide for Cisco NCS 1002...
  • Page 4 Upgrade the System Software Upgrade Matrix Install Packages Workflow for Install Process Install Packages (Optional) Install Prepared Packages Uninstall Packages Upgrading the Firmware Version of Power Modules FPD Automatic Upgrade System Setup and Software Installation Guide for Cisco NCS 1002...
  • Page 5: Cisco Ncs 1002 Product Overview

    • Supports a telemetry agent for a pub-sub model of device monitoring • Command Modes, on page 1 Command Modes The Cisco NCS 1002 system runs on the Cisco IOS XR operating system. This table lists command modes. Command Mode Description XR execution mode Displays and monitors the operational state in XR mode.
  • Page 6 Command Modes Command Mode Description XR configuration mode Performs feature configurations. Example: RP/0/RP0/CPU0:ios# configure RP/0/RP0/CPU0:ios(config)# System Admin execution mode Displays and monitors the operational state in System Admin mode. Example: sysadmin-vm:0_RP0# System Setup and Software Installation Guide for Cisco NCS 1002...
  • Page 7: Bring-Up Cisco Ncs 1002

    After installing the hardware, boot the Cisco NCS 1002 system. You can connect to the XR console port and power on the system. NCS 1002 completes the boot process using the pre-installed operating system (OS) image. If no image is available, NCS 1002 can be booted using the iPXE boot or an external bootable USB drive.
  • Page 8: Boot Ncs 1002

    Boot NCS 1002 Boot NCS 1002 Use the console port to connect to NCS 1002. By default, the console port connects to the XR mode. If required, subsequent connections can be established through the management port, after it is configured.
  • Page 9 USB drive. If the unzipping application places the extracted files in a new folder, move the "EFI" and "boot" directories to the root folder of the USB drive. Step 5 Insert the USB drive in one of the USB ports of NCS 1002. Step 6 Reboot NCS 1002 using power cycle or console.
  • Page 10 Validating SubCA Certificate... Validating Root Certificate... Loading initrd.. Validating End Entity Certificate... Validating SubCA Certificate... Validating Root Certificate... CiscoSec: Image signature verification completed. Initrd, addr=0xff69a000, size=0x955cb0 1.745686] i8042: No controller found System Setup and Software Installation Guide for Cisco NCS 1002...
  • Page 11: Boot Using Ipxe

    2. Test the server once the DHCP server is running: For example, for ipv4: 1. Use MAC address of the chassis: host ncs1k hardware ethernet ab:cd:ef:01:23:45; fixed-address <ip address>; filename "http://<httpserver-address>/<path-to-image>/ncs1k-mini-x.iso"; Ensure that the above configuration is successful. System Setup and Software Installation Guide for Cisco NCS 1002...
  • Page 12: Boot Using Ipxe

    10.37.1.101/255.255.0.0 gw 10.37.1.0 net0: fe80::c672:95ff:fea6:14e1/64 net0: 2001:1800:5000:1:c672:95ff:fea6:14e1/64 gw fe80::20c:29ff:fefb:b9fe net1: fe80::c672:95ff:fea6:14e3/64 (inaccessible) Next server: 10.37.1.235 Filename: http://10.37.1.235/ncs1k/ncs1k-mini-x.iso http://10.37.1.235/ ... 58% << Downloading file as indicated by DHCP/PXE server to boot install image System Setup and Software Installation Guide for Cisco NCS 1002...
  • Page 13: Boot Using Ztp

    !! IOS XR Configuration version = 6.3.2 telnet vrf default ipv4 server max-servers 20 vty-pool default 0 20 line-template default interface MgmtEth0/RP0/CPU0/0 ipv4 address dhcp no shutdown router static address-family ipv4 unicast 0.0.0.0/0 10.77.132.1 System Setup and Software Installation Guide for Cisco NCS 1002...
  • Page 14: Boot Ncs 1002 Using Golden Iso

    Step 1 : Boot the system with mini ISO. This can be done using iPXE or USB boot. Step 2 : Install, add, and activate all the relevant SMUs/optional packages on to NCS 1002. NCS 1002 reloads on reload of any SMUs.
  • Page 15: Verify Boot Operation

    6 14:00:31 PDT 2018 Built Host : iox-ucs-023 Workspace : /auto/srcarchive17/prod/6.5.1/ncs1k/ws Version : 6.5.1 Location : /opt/cisco/XR/packages/ cisco NCS-1002 () processor System uptime is 1 day 5 hours 15 minutes System Setup and Software Installation Guide for Cisco NCS 1002...
  • Page 16: Access The System Admin Console

    The range of supported MTU of management plane is 64 to 1514 bytes. Before you begin • Consult your network administrator or system planner to procure IP addresses and a subnet mask for the management port. System Setup and Software Installation Guide for Cisco NCS 1002...
  • Page 17 • Yes-Saves configuration changes and exits the configuration session. • No-Exits the configuration session without committing the configuration changes. System Setup and Software Installation Guide for Cisco NCS 1002...
  • Page 18: Configure Telnet

    • No-Exits the configuration session without committing the configuration changes. • Cancel-Remains in the configuration session, without committing the configuration changes. What to do next Configure SSH, on page 15 System Setup and Software Installation Guide for Cisco NCS 1002...
  • Page 19: Configure Ssh

    With a terminal emulation program, establish a SSH connection to the management interface port using its IP address. Before you begin • Install the ncs1k-k9sec package on the NCS 1002. For details about package installation, see Install Packages, on page •...
  • Page 20: Perform Clock Synchronization With Ntp Server

    Example: RP/0/RP0/CPU0:ios# configure Enters XR Configuration mode. Step 2 ntp server server_address Example: RP/0/RP0/CPU0:ios# ntp server 64.90.182.55 The XR clock is configured to be synchronized with the specified sever. System Setup and Software Installation Guide for Cisco NCS 1002...
  • Page 21: Perform Preliminary Checks

    Cisco Network Convergence System 1000 Series Hardware Installation Guide. Procedure Step 1 show platform When you execute this command from the Cisco IOS XR EXEC mode, the status of the Cisco IOS XR is displayed. Verify that the node state is Operational and admin state is UP. Example: RP/0/RP0/CPU0:ios# show platform Wed Feb 28 03:28:40.004 UTC...
  • Page 22 NSHUT a) If the Cisco IOS XR is not operational, no output is shown in the result. In this case, verify the state of service domain router (SDR) on the node using the show sdr command in Cisco IOS XR mode.
  • Page 23 HW Oper State : OPERATIONAL SW Oper State : Configuration : "NSHUT RST" HW Version : Last Event : HW_EVENT_OK Last Event Reason : "HW Operational" Step 5 show inventory System Setup and Software Installation Guide for Cisco NCS 1002...
  • Page 24 Perform Preliminary Checks Verify Status of Hardware Components Displays the details of the physical entities of the NCS 1002 along with the details of QSFPs and CFPs when you execute this command in the Cisco IOS XR EXEC mode. Example: RP/0/RP0/CPU0:ios# show inventory Fri May 18 10:46:51.323 UTC...
  • Page 25: Verify Node Status

    IOS XR RUN NSHUT If the Cisco IOS XR is not operational, no output is shown in the result. In this case, verify the state of SDR on the node using the show sdr command in the System Admin EXEC mode.
  • Page 26 NCS1K-FTA OPERATIONAL NSHUT Verify that all the modules of the NCS 1002 are displayed in the result. The software state and the hardware state must be in the OPERATIONAL state. The various hardware and software states are: Hardware states: • OPERATIONAL—Node is operating normally and is fully functional.
  • Page 27: Verify Software Version

    Verify Software Version The NCS 1002 is shipped with the Cisco IOS XR software pre-installed. Verify that the latest version of the software is installed. If a newer version is available, perform a system upgrade. This will install the newer version of the software and provide the latest feature set on the NCS 1002.
  • Page 28: Verify Firmware Version

    Verify Firmware Version The firmware on various hardware components of the NCS 1002 must be compatible with the installed Cisco IOS XR image. Incompatibility may cause the NCS 1002 to malfunction. To verify the firmware version, perform the following procedure.
  • Page 29 CURRENT 4.00 4.00 Displays the firmware information of various hardware components of the NCS 1002 in the Cisco IOS XR EXEC mode. In the above output, some of the significant fields are: • FPD Device—Name of the hardware component such as FPD, CFP, and so on.
  • Page 30 Use the show fpd package command to display the FPD image version available with this software release for each hardware component. sysadmin-vm:0_RP0# show fpd package Wed Feb 28 03:35:19.382 UTC System Setup and Software Installation Guide for Cisco NCS 1002...
  • Page 31: Verify Management Interface Status

    0.17 0.17 -------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Upgrade all the FPDs using the upgrade hw-module location all fpd all command in the Cisco IOS XR EXEC mode. After an upgrade is completed, the Status column shows RLOAD REQ if the software requires reload. If Reload is Required If the FPGA location is 0/RP0, use the admin hw-module location 0/RP0 reload command.
  • Page 32 1 carrier transitions In the above result, the management interface is administratively down. You can also use the show interfaces summary and show interfaces brief commands in the Cisco IOS XR EXEC mode to verify the management interface status. • The following example shows sample output from the show interfaces summary command.
  • Page 33: Verify Alarms

    Optics0/0/0/10 - Improper Removal Critical Controller 03/07/2018 07:38:17 UTC Optics0/0/0/2 - Improper Removal Critical Controller 03/07/2018 07:38:17 UTC Optics0/0/0/3 - Improper Removal Major Ethernet 03/07/2018 08:36:11 UTC HundredGigECtrlr0/0/0/11 - Remote Fault System Setup and Software Installation Guide for Cisco NCS 1002...
  • Page 34: Verify Environmental Parameters

    For more information about alarms and steps to clear them, see the Alarm Troubleshooting chapter of the Cisco NCS 1000 Series Troubleshooting Guide. Verify Environmental Parameters The show environment command displays the environmental parameters of the NCS 1002. System Setup and Software Installation Guide for Cisco NCS 1002...
  • Page 35 Total output power capacity (N + 1) 2000W + Total output power required 975W Total power input 272W Total power output 227W Power Group 0: ================================================================================ Power Supply ------Input---- ------Output--- Status System Setup and Software Installation Guide for Cisco NCS 1002...
  • Page 36 Environment parameter anomalies are logged in the syslog. As a result, if an environment parameter displayed in the show environment command output is not as expected, check the syslog using the show logging command. The syslog provides details on any logged problems. System Setup and Software Installation Guide for Cisco NCS 1002...
  • Page 37: Verify Inventory

    To verify the inventory information for all the physical entities, perform the following procedure. Procedure Step 1 show inventory Displays the details of the NCS 1002 when you execute this command in the Cisco IOS XR EXEC mode. Example: RP/0/RP0/CPU0:ios# show inventory Fri May 18 10:46:51.323 UTC NAME: "0/0", DESCR: "Network Convergence System 1002 20 QSFP28/QSFP+ slots"...
  • Page 38 NAME: "0/PM1", DESCR: "Network Convergence System 1000 2KW AC PSU" PID: NCS1K-2KW-AC , VID: V01, SN: POG2041J01C You can verify if any QSFP or CFP has been removed from the NCS 1002. Step 2 admin Enters System Admin EXEC mode.
  • Page 39 In the above output, the significant fields are: • PID—Physical model name of the chassis or node. • VID—Physical hardware revision of the chassis or node. • SN—Physical serial number for the chassis or node. System Setup and Software Installation Guide for Cisco NCS 1002...
  • Page 40 Perform Preliminary Checks Verify Inventory System Setup and Software Installation Guide for Cisco NCS 1002...
  • Page 41: Create User Profiles And Assign Privileges

    C H A P T E R Create User Profiles and Assign Privileges To provide controlled access to the System Admin configurations on the NCS 1002, user profiles are created with assigned privileges. The privileges are specified using command rules and data rules. The authentication,...
  • Page 42 Step 7 ssh_keydir ssh_keydir Example: sysadmin-vm:0_RP0#(config-user-us1)#ssh_keydir dir1 Specify any alphanumeric value. Step 8 homedir homedir Example: sysadmin-vm:0_RP0#(config-user-us1)#homedir dir2 Specify any alphanumeric value. Step 9 Use the commit or end command. System Setup and Software Installation Guide for Cisco NCS 1002...
  • Page 43: Create A User Group

    Create a new user group to associate command rules and data rules with it. The command rules and data rules are enforced on all users that are part of the user group. The NCS 1002 supports a maximum of 32 user groups. Before you begin Create a user profile.
  • Page 44: Create Command Rules

    Command is not displayed on the CLI when "?" is used. "?" is used. Command can be executed from the CLI. Command cannot be executed from the CLI. Execute (X) System Setup and Software Installation Guide for Cisco NCS 1002...
  • Page 45 1100 Specify a numeric value as the command rule number. You can enter a 32 bit integer. Do no use numbers between 1 to 1000 because they are reserved by Cisco. Important This command creates a new command rule (if it is not already present) and enters the command rule configuration mode.
  • Page 46 • Yes-Saves configuration changes and exits the configuration session. • No-Exits the configuration session without committing the configuration changes. • Cancel-Remains in the configuration session, without committing the configuration changes. System Setup and Software Installation Guide for Cisco NCS 1002...
  • Page 47: Create Data Rules

    1100 Specify a numeric value as the data rule number. You can enter a 32 bit integer. Do no use numbers between 1 to 1000 because they are reserved by Cisco. Important This command creates a new data rule (if it is not already present) and enters the data rule configuration mode.
  • Page 48 '*', which indicates that the command applies to all connection types. Step 9 namespace namespace Example: sysadmin-vm:0_RP0#(config-datarule-1100)#namespace * Enter asterisk '*' to indicate that the data rule is applicable for all namespace values. System Setup and Software Installation Guide for Cisco NCS 1002...
  • Page 49: Change Disaster-Recovery Username And Password

    • Cancel-Remains in the configuration session, without committing the configuration changes. Change Disaster-recovery Username and Password When you define the root-system username and password initially after starting the NCS 1002, the same username and password gets mapped as the disaster-recovery username and password for the System Admin mode.
  • Page 50 • Yes-Saves configuration changes and exits the configuration session. • No-Exits the configuration session without committing the configuration changes. • Cancel-Remains in the configuration session, without committing the configuration changes. System Setup and Software Installation Guide for Cisco NCS 1002...
  • Page 51: Perform System Upgrade And Install Feature Packages

    1002. The processes involve adding and activating the iso images (.iso), feature packages (.rpm), and software maintenance upgrade files (.smu) on the NCS 1002. These files are accessed from a network server and then activated on the NCS 1002. If the installed package or SMU causes any issue, it can be uninstalled.
  • Page 52: Upgrade The System

    Upgrade the System Upgrading the system is the process of installing a new version of the Cisco IOS XR operating system on the NCS 1002. The NCS 1002 comes pre-installed with the Cisco IOS XR image. However, you can install the new version in order to keep features up to date.
  • Page 53: Workflow For Install Process

    To install a System Admin package or a XR package, execute the install commands in System Admin EXEC mode or XR EXEC mode respectively. All install commands are applicable in both these modes. The workflow for installing a package is shown in this flowchart. System Setup and Software Installation Guide for Cisco NCS 1002...
  • Page 54 For details about configuring the management port, see Configure Management Interface, on page • Copy the package to be installed either on the NCS 1002 hard disk or on a network server to which the NCS 1002 has access.
  • Page 55 Displays inactive packages that are present in the repository. Only inactive packages can be activated. Step 5 Execute one of these commands: • install activate package_name • install activate id operation_id Example: RP/0/RP0/CPU0:ios#install activate ncs1k-k9sec-4.1.0.0-r65230I RP/0/RP0/CPU0:ios#install activate id 2 System Setup and Software Installation Guide for Cisco NCS 1002...
  • Page 56 RP/0/RP0/CPU0:ios#Aug 03 11:14:13 Install operation 2 finished successfully The package configurations are made active on the NCS 1002. As a result, new features and software fixes take effect. This operation is performed in asynchronous mode. The install activate command runs in the background, and the EXEC prompt is returned.
  • Page 57 • Reload NCS 1002 if any FPD status is in RLOAD REQ state. If CTRL FPGA is in RLOAD REQ state, use the hw-module location all reload command. If Daisy Duke or BIOS is in RLOAD REQ state, use the hw-module location 0/RP0 reload command.
  • Page 58: (Optional) Install Prepared Packages

    During the prepare phase, pre-activation checks are made and the components of the installable files are loaded on to the NCS 1002 setup. The prepare process runs in the background and the NCS 1002 is fully usable during this time. When the prepare phase is over, the prepared files can be activated instantaneously.
  • Page 59 All packages that have been prepared are activated together to activate the package configurations on the NCS 1002. Activation of some SMUs require manual reload of the NCS 1002. When such SMUs are activated, a warning message is displayed to perform reload. The components of the SMU get activated only after the reload is complete.
  • Page 60: Uninstall Packages

    • Reload NCS 1002 if any FPD status is in RLOAD REQ state. If CTRL FPGA is in RLOAD REQ state, use the hw-module location all reload command. If Daisy Duke or BIOS is in RLOAD REQ state, use the hw-module location 0/RP0 reload command.
  • Page 61 If you use the operation ID, all packages that were added in the specified operation are deactivated together. You do not have to deactivate the packages individually. System Setup and Software Installation Guide for Cisco NCS 1002...
  • Page 62: Upgrading The Firmware Version Of Power Modules

    Use the show hw-module fpd command to display information about the current FPD image version of the power modules. You can use this command to determine if you must upgrade the FPD image version. System Setup and Software Installation Guide for Cisco NCS 1002...
  • Page 63 The following example shows how to upgrade the FPD image of the power module. sysadmin-vm:0_RP0# upgrade hw-module location 0/PM0 fpd PO-PriMCU Step 4 Use the show hw-module fpd command to verify the upgraded firmware version of the power module. System Setup and Software Installation Guide for Cisco NCS 1002...
  • Page 64: Fpd Automatic Upgrade

    The following example shows the output of show running-config command after enabling the FPD automatic upgrade feature. RP/0/RP0/CPU0:ios# RP/0/RP0/CPU0:ios#show running-config | inc fpd Thu Jul 5 15:42:02.502 IST Building configuration... fpd auto-upgrade enable System Setup and Software Installation Guide for Cisco NCS 1002...
  • Page 65 4.00 4.00 PO-PriMCU(A) 4.00 4.00 -------------------------------------------------------------------------------- NCS1K-2KW-DC PO-PriMCU(A) 1.10 1.10 PO-PriMCU(A) 1.10 1.10 The following example shows the output of show fpd package command after the software upgrade is complete. System Setup and Software Installation Guide for Cisco NCS 1002...
  • Page 66 5.52 CFP2_PORT_27 5.52 5.52 CFP2_PORT_27 1.80 1.80 CFP2_PORT_27 3.20 3.20 CFP2_PORT_27 3.25 3.25 CTRL_BKP_LOW(A) 2.23 2.23 CTRL_FPGA_LOW(A) 2.23 2.23 CTRL_BKP_UP(A) 2.23 2.23 CTRL_FPGA_UP(A) 2.23 2.23 -------------------------------------------------------------------------------- NCS1002--RP BIOS_Backup(A) 14.00 14.00 System Setup and Software Installation Guide for Cisco NCS 1002...
  • Page 67 FPD automatic upgrade feature helps to upgrade the firmware automatically without manual intervention. Limitations Traffic is impacted when the chassis resets after a change in the data path/control FPGA firmware. System Setup and Software Installation Guide for Cisco NCS 1002...
  • Page 68 Perform System Upgrade and Install Feature Packages FPD Automatic Upgrade System Setup and Software Installation Guide for Cisco NCS 1002...

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