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Cisco mds 9000 family release notes for cisco mds nx-os release 4.1(1b) (ol-17675-02, october 2008)
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S e n d d o c u m e n t a t i o n c o m m e n t s t o m d s f e e d b a c k - d o c @ c i s c o . c o m
Cisco MDS 9000 Family Release Notes
for Cisco MDS NX-OS Release 4.1(1b)
Release Date: October 12, 2008
Part Number: OL-17675-02 I0
This document describes the caveats and limitations for switches in the Cisco MDS 9000 Family. Use
this document in conjunction with documents listed in the
Release notes are sometimes updated with new information on restrictions and caveats. Refer to the
Note
following website for the most recent version of the Cisco MDS 9000 Family Release Notes:
http://www.cisco.com/en/US/products/ps5989/prod_release_notes_list.html

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  • Page 1: Table 1

    S e n d d o c u m e n t a t i o n c o m m e n t s t o m d s f e e d b a c k - d o c @ c i s c o . c o m Cisco MDS 9000 Family Release Notes for Cisco MDS NX-OS Release 4.1(1b) Release Date: October 12, 2008...
  • Page 2: Table Of Contents

    Contents S e n d d o c u m e n t a t i o n c o m m e n t s t o m d s f e e d b a c k - d o c @ c i s c o . c o m Table 1 Online History Change (continued) Revision...
  • Page 3: Introduction

    Introduction S e n d d o c u m e n t a t i o n c o m m e n t s t o m d s f e e d b a c k - d o c @ c i s c o . c o m Introduction The Cisco MDS 9000 Family of Multilayer Directors and Fabric Switches provides industry-leading availability, scalability, security, and management, allowing you to deploy high performance...
  • Page 4 Components Supported S e n d d o c u m e n t a t i o n c o m m e n t s t o m d s f e e d b a c k - d o c @ c i s c o . c o m Table 2 Cisco MDS 9000 Family Supported Software and Hardware Components (continued) Component...
  • Page 5 Components Supported S e n d d o c u m e n t a t i o n c o m m e n t s t o m d s f e e d b a c k - d o c @ c i s c o . c o m Table 2 Cisco MDS 9000 Family Supported Software and Hardware Components (continued) Component...
  • Page 6 Components Supported S e n d d o c u m e n t a t i o n c o m m e n t s t o m d s f e e d b a c k - d o c @ c i s c o . c o m Table 2 Cisco MDS 9000 Family Supported Software and Hardware Components (continued) Component...
  • Page 7 Components Supported S e n d d o c u m e n t a t i o n c o m m e n t s t o m d s f e e d b a c k - d o c @ c i s c o . c o m Table 2 Cisco MDS 9000 Family Supported Software and Hardware Components (continued) Component...
  • Page 8 Components Supported S e n d d o c u m e n t a t i o n c o m m e n t s t o m d s f e e d b a c k - d o c @ c i s c o . c o m Table 2 Cisco MDS 9000 Family Supported Software and Hardware Components (continued) Component...
  • Page 9: Support For The New Generation 3 Modules

    Support for the New Generation 3 Modules S e n d d o c u m e n t a t i o n c o m m e n t s t o m d s f e e d b a c k - d o c @ c i s c o . c o m Support for the New Generation 3 Modules Cisco MDS NX-OS 4.1(1b) supports the following new Generation 3 8-Gbps modules: MDS 9000 4/44-port 8-Gbps Host-Optimized Fibre Channel module (DS-X9248-48K9)
  • Page 10: Mds 9000 Chassis And Module Support In Cisco Mds Nx-Os 4.X

    MDS 9000 Chassis and Module Support in Cisco MDS NX-OS 4.x S e n d d o c u m e n t a t i o n c o m m e n t s t o m d s f e e d b a c k - d o c @ c i s c o . c o m Configuring Generation 3 and Generation 2 Switching Modules The Cisco MDS 9500 Multilayer Directors are designed to operate with any combination of Cisco MDS 9000 Generation 1, Generation 2, and Generation 3 modules.
  • Page 11 MDS 9000 Chassis and Module Support in Cisco MDS NX-OS 4.x S e n d d o c u m e n t a t i o n c o m m e n t s t o m d s f e e d b a c k - d o c @ c i s c o . c o m Table 5 Module Support Matrix for Cisco MDS NX-OS 4.x Module...
  • Page 12 Migrating from Supervisor-1 Modules to Supervisor-2 Modules S e n d d o c u m e n t a t i o n c o m m e n t s t o m d s f e e d b a c k - d o c @ c i s c o . c o m Table 6 Module Support Matrix for Cisco MDS SAN-OS 3.x (continued) MDS 9500...
  • Page 13: Software Download Process

    Software Download Process S e n d d o c u m e n t a t i o n c o m m e n t s t o m d s f e e d b a c k - d o c @ c i s c o . c o m Software Download Process Use the software download procedure to upgrade to a later version, or downgrade to an earlier version, of an operating system.
  • Page 14 Software Download Process S e n d d o c u m e n t a t i o n c o m m e n t s t o m d s f e e d b a c k - d o c @ c i s c o . c o m Refer to the “Determining Software Compatibility”...
  • Page 15: Upgrading Your Cisco Mds Nx-Os Software Image

    Upgrading Your Cisco MDS NX-OS Software Image S e n d d o c u m e n t a t i o n c o m m e n t s t o m d s f e e d b a c k - d o c @ c i s c o . c o m Use the show module command to display the type of supervisor module in the switch.
  • Page 16 Upgrading Your Cisco MDS NX-OS Software Image S e n d d o c u m e n t a t i o n c o m m e n t s t o m d s f e e d b a c k - d o c @ c i s c o . c o m When upgrading Fabric Manager, refer to the supported upgrade path shown in Table 10.
  • Page 17 Upgrading Your Cisco MDS NX-OS Software Image S e n d d o c u m e n t a t i o n c o m m e n t s t o m d s f e e d b a c k - d o c @ c i s c o . c o m Cisco ACS 3.1 and 4.0 •...
  • Page 18 Upgrading Your Cisco MDS NX-OS Software Image S e n d d o c u m e n t a t i o n c o m m e n t s t o m d s f e e d b a c k - d o c @ c i s c o . c o m Copy the Fabric Manager jar file m9000-fm-4.1.1b.jar from the CD-ROM to a folder on the Solaris Step 3 workstation.
  • Page 19 Upgrading Your Cisco MDS NX-OS Software Image S e n d d o c u m e n t a t i o n c o m m e n t s t o m d s f e e d b a c k - d o c @ c i s c o . c o m Follow the onscreen instructions provided in the Fabric Manager Installer 3.3(1c).
  • Page 20 Upgrading Your Cisco MDS NX-OS Software Image S e n d d o c u m e n t a t i o n c o m m e n t s t o m d s f e e d b a c k - d o c @ c i s c o . c o m Gigabit Ethernet Ports: Traffic on Gigabit Ethernet ports is disrupted during an upgrade or –...
  • Page 21 Upgrading Your Cisco MDS NX-OS Software Image S e n d d o c u m e n t a t i o n c o m m e n t s t o m d s f e e d b a c k - d o c @ c i s c o . c o m Table 11 Nondisruptive Upgrade Path to Cisco MDS NX-OS Release 4.1(1b) Current...
  • Page 22 Upgrading Your Cisco MDS NX-OS Software Image S e n d d o c u m e n t a t i o n c o m m e n t s t o m d s f e e d b a c k - d o c @ c i s c o . c o m Table 11 Nondisruptive Upgrade Path to Cisco MDS NX-OS Release 4.1(1b) (continued) Current...
  • Page 23: Upgrading With Ivr Enabled

    Upgrading Your Cisco MDS NX-OS Software Image S e n d d o c u m e n t a t i o n c o m m e n t s t o m d s f e e d b a c k - d o c @ c i s c o . c o m Table 12 to determine your FICON nondisruptive upgrade path to Cisco MDS NX-OS Release 4.1(1b) Find the image release number you are currently using in the Current Release with FICON...
  • Page 24 Upgrading Your Cisco MDS NX-OS Software Image S e n d d o c u m e n t a t i o n c o m m e n t s t o m d s f e e d b a c k - d o c @ c i s c o . c o m This issue was resolved in Cisco SAN-OS Release 2.1(2b);...
  • Page 25: Reconfiguring Ssm Ports Before Upgrading To Nx-Os Release 4.1(1B)

    Upgrading Your Cisco MDS NX-OS Software Image S e n d d o c u m e n t a t i o n c o m m e n t s t o m d s f e e d b a c k - d o c @ c i s c o . c o m Reconfiguring SSM Ports Before Upgrading to NX-OS Release 4.1(1b) Starting with Cisco MDS SAN-OS Release 3.0(1), the SSM front panel ports can no longer be configured in auto mode, which is the default for releases prior to Release 3.0(1).
  • Page 26: Upgrading The Ssi Image On Your Ssm

    Upgrading Your Cisco MDS NX-OS Software Image S e n d d o c u m e n t a t i o n c o m m e n t s t o m d s f e e d b a c k - d o c @ c i s c o . c o m Save the running configuration to the startup configuration before the upgrade procedure to ensure that Step 4 the changes are preserved during and after the upgrade.
  • Page 27: Upgrading A Cisco Mds 9124 Or Cisco Mds 9134 Switch

    Upgrading Your Cisco MDS NX-OS Software Image S e n d d o c u m e n t a t i o n c o m m e n t s t o m d s f e e d b a c k - d o c @ c i s c o . c o m To work around an image upgrade failure caused by a lack of space on the bootflash, follow these steps: Prior to installing the new image, copy the old (existing) system image file to an external server.
  • Page 28: Downgrading Your Cisco Mds San-Os Software Image

    Downgrading Your Cisco MDS SAN-OS Software Image S e n d d o c u m e n t a t i o n c o m m e n t s t o m d s f e e d b a c k - d o c @ c i s c o . c o m Performing a Disruptive Upgrade on a Single Supervisor MDS Family Switch Cisco MDS SAN-OS software upgrades are disruptive on the following single supervisor Cisco MDS Family switches:...
  • Page 29 Downgrading Your Cisco MDS SAN-OS Software Image S e n d d o c u m e n t a t i o n c o m m e n t s t o m d s f e e d b a c k - d o c @ c i s c o . c o m SSM: Intelligent services traffic on the SSM, such as SANTap, NASB, and FC write –...
  • Page 30 Downgrading Your Cisco MDS SAN-OS Software Image S e n d d o c u m e n t a t i o n c o m m e n t s t o m d s f e e d b a c k - d o c @ c i s c o . c o m Table 13 Nondisruptive Downgrade Path from NX-OS Release 4.1(1b) (continued) To SAN-OS Release Nondisruptive Downgrade Path...
  • Page 31 Downgrading Your Cisco MDS SAN-OS Software Image S e n d d o c u m e n t a t i o n c o m m e n t s t o m d s f e e d b a c k - d o c @ c i s c o . c o m Table 13 Nondisruptive Downgrade Path from NX-OS Release 4.1(1b) (continued) To SAN-OS Release Nondisruptive Downgrade Path...
  • Page 32: Ds-X9530-Sf2-K9 Active

    Downgrading Your Cisco MDS SAN-OS Software Image S e n d d o c u m e n t a t i o n c o m m e n t s t o m d s f e e d b a c k - d o c @ c i s c o . c o m Enter the system health check bootflash command.
  • Page 33 Downgrading Your Cisco MDS SAN-OS Software Image S e n d d o c u m e n t a t i o n c o m m e n t s t o m d s f e e d b a c k - d o c @ c i s c o . c o m Although the switch indicates that the bootflash check takes 30 minutes, it typically completes in just a few seconds.
  • Page 34: New Features In Cisco Mds Nx-Os Release 4.1(1B)

    New Features in Cisco MDS NX-OS Release 4.1(1b) S e n d d o c u m e n t a t i o n c o m m e n t s t o m d s f e e d b a c k - d o c @ c i s c o . c o m New Features in Cisco MDS NX-OS Release 4.1(1b) This section briefly describes the new features introduced in this release.
  • Page 35: Call Home Delayed Traps Feature

    New Features in Cisco MDS NX-OS Release 4.1(1b) S e n d d o c u m e n t a t i o n c o m m e n t s t o m d s f e e d b a c k - d o c @ c i s c o . c o m 24-port 8-Gbps Fibre Channel Switching Module The 24-Port 8-Gbps Fibre Channel switching module offers 24 autosensing 4- and 8-Gbps Fibre Channel ports and can be used in the Cisco MDS 9500 Series Switches.
  • Page 36: Ipv6 Support

    New Features in Cisco MDS NX-OS Release 4.1(1b) S e n d d o c u m e n t a t i o n c o m m e n t s t o m d s f e e d b a c k - d o c @ c i s c o . c o m The SANTap protocol allows appliances to get an I/O copy for data replication, continuous data protection, and data migration without affecting the integrity, availability, and performance of the primary I/O between servers and storage.
  • Page 37: Cisco Data Mobility Manager Enhancements

    New Features in Cisco MDS NX-OS Release 4.1(1b) S e n d d o c u m e n t a t i o n c o m m e n t s t o m d s f e e d b a c k - d o c @ c i s c o . c o m Cisco Data Mobility Manager Enhancements Cisco Data Mobility Manger (DMM) is a SAN-based, intelligent fabric application offering data migration between heterogeneous disk arrays.
  • Page 38 New Features in Cisco MDS NX-OS Release 4.1(1b) S e n d d o c u m e n t a t i o n c o m m e n t s t o m d s f e e d b a c k - d o c @ c i s c o . c o m Cisco Fabric Manager Release 4.1(1b) New Features Cisco Fabric Manager Release 4.1(1b) includes the following new features and enhancements: Server Admin Tool, page 38...
  • Page 39 New Features in Cisco MDS NX-OS Release 4.1(1b) S e n d d o c u m e n t a t i o n c o m m e n t s t o m d s f e e d b a c k - d o c @ c i s c o . c o m message when a user attempts to open the Performance tab if Performance Manager is running and all switches are not licensed for FMS.
  • Page 40: Licensed Cisco Nx-Os Software Packages

    Licensed Cisco NX-OS Software Packages S e n d d o c u m e n t a t i o n c o m m e n t s t o m d s f e e d b a c k - d o c @ c i s c o . c o m Licensed Cisco NX-OS Software Packages Most Cisco MDS 9000 family software features are included in the base configuration of the switch: the standard package.
  • Page 41 Licensed Cisco NX-OS Software Packages S e n d d o c u m e n t a t i o n c o m m e n t s t o m d s f e e d b a c k - d o c @ c i s c o . c o m Storage Services Enabler Package The Cisco MDS 9000 SSE package allows network-based storage applications and services to run on the Cisco MDS 9000 family SSMs, Cisco MSM-18/4 Port Multiservice Module, and Cisco MDS 9222i.
  • Page 42: Limitations And Restrictions

    Limitations and Restrictions S e n d d o c u m e n t a t i o n c o m m e n t s t o m d s f e e d b a c k - d o c @ c i s c o . c o m Limitations and Restrictions This section lists the limitations and restrictions for this release.
  • Page 43: Red Hat Enterprise Linux

    Limitations and Restrictions S e n d d o c u m e n t a t i o n c o m m e n t s t o m d s f e e d b a c k - d o c @ c i s c o . c o m Red Hat Enterprise Linux The Linux kernel core dump is not supported in NX-OS Release 4.1(1b) and later versions and therefore the CLI command has been removed.
  • Page 44: Intervsan Routing

    Limitations and Restrictions S e n d d o c u m e n t a t i o n c o m m e n t s t o m d s f e e d b a c k - d o c @ c i s c o . c o m Restart Fabric Manager Server.
  • Page 45 Limitations and Restrictions S e n d d o c u m e n t a t i o n c o m m e n t s t o m d s f e e d b a c k - d o c @ c i s c o . c o m Cisco SME Configuration Limits Table 15 lists the Cisco SME configuration limits for this release.
  • Page 46: Caveats

    Caveats S e n d d o c u m e n t a t i o n c o m m e n t s t o m d s f e e d b a c k - d o c @ c i s c o . c o m Caveats This section lists the open and resolved caveats for this release.
  • Page 47 Caveats S e n d d o c u m e n t a t i o n c o m m e n t s t o m d s f e e d b a c k - d o c @ c i s c o . c o m Table 16 Open Caveats and Resolved Caveats Reference (continued) SAN-OS Software Release (Open...
  • Page 48 Caveats S e n d d o c u m e n t a t i o n c o m m e n t s t o m d s f e e d b a c k - d o c @ c i s c o . c o m Table 16 Open Caveats and Resolved Caveats Reference (continued) SAN-OS Software Release (Open...
  • Page 49 Caveats S e n d d o c u m e n t a t i o n c o m m e n t s t o m d s f e e d b a c k - d o c @ c i s c o . c o m Resolved Caveats •...
  • Page 50 Caveats S e n d d o c u m e n t a t i o n c o m m e n t s t o m d s f e e d b a c k - d o c @ c i s c o . c o m CSCso36760 •...
  • Page 51 Caveats S e n d d o c u m e n t a t i o n c o m m e n t s t o m d s f e e d b a c k - d o c @ c i s c o . c o m CSCsr59106 •...
  • Page 52 Caveats S e n d d o c u m e n t a t i o n c o m m e n t s t o m d s f e e d b a c k - d o c @ c i s c o . c o m CSCse31881 •...
  • Page 53 Caveats S e n d d o c u m e n t a t i o n c o m m e n t s t o m d s f e e d b a c k - d o c @ c i s c o . c o m CSCsl65951 •...
  • Page 54 Caveats S e n d d o c u m e n t a t i o n c o m m e n t s t o m d s f e e d b a c k - d o c @ c i s c o . c o m CSCso63465 •...
  • Page 55 Caveats S e n d d o c u m e n t a t i o n c o m m e n t s t o m d s f e e d b a c k - d o c @ c i s c o . c o m CSCsq66823 •...
  • Page 56 Caveats S e n d d o c u m e n t a t i o n c o m m e n t s t o m d s f e e d b a c k - d o c @ c i s c o . c o m CSCsr28197 •...
  • Page 57 Caveats S e n d d o c u m e n t a t i o n c o m m e n t s t o m d s f e e d b a c k - d o c @ c i s c o . c o m CSCsr59290 •...
  • Page 58 Caveats S e n d d o c u m e n t a t i o n c o m m e n t s t o m d s f e e d b a c k - d o c @ c i s c o . c o m Workaround: This issue is resolved.
  • Page 59 Caveats S e n d d o c u m e n t a t i o n c o m m e n t s t o m d s f e e d b a c k - d o c @ c i s c o . c o m CSCsr42622 •...
  • Page 60: Open Caveats

    Caveats S e n d d o c u m e n t a t i o n c o m m e n t s t o m d s f e e d b a c k - d o c @ c i s c o . c o m Open Caveats •...
  • Page 61 Caveats S e n d d o c u m e n t a t i o n c o m m e n t s t o m d s f e e d b a c k - d o c @ c i s c o . c o m CSCsk35725 •...
  • Page 62 Caveats S e n d d o c u m e n t a t i o n c o m m e n t s t o m d s f e e d b a c k - d o c @ c i s c o . c o m CSCsu53299 •...
  • Page 63 Caveats S e n d d o c u m e n t a t i o n c o m m e n t s t o m d s f e e d b a c k - d o c @ c i s c o . c o m CSCsu88059 •...
  • Page 64: Related Documentation

    Related Documentation S e n d d o c u m e n t a t i o n c o m m e n t s t o m d s f e e d b a c k - d o c @ c i s c o . c o m Related Documentation The documentation set for the Cisco MDS 9000 Family includes the following documents.
  • Page 65: Obtaining Documentation And Submitting A Service Request

    Obtaining Documentation and Submitting a Service Request S e n d d o c u m e n t a t i o n c o m m e n t s t o m d s f e e d b a c k - d o c @ c i s c o . c o m Cisco MDS 9000 Fabric Manager Web Services Online Help •...
  • Page 66 Obtaining Documentation and Submitting a Service Request S e n d d o c u m e n t a t i o n c o m m e n t s t o m d s f e e d b a c k - d o c @ c i s c o . c o m Subscribe to the What’s New in Cisco Product Documentation as a Really Simple Syndication (RSS) feed and set content to be delivered directly to your desktop using a reader application.