Category Archives: Cisco

All CLI commands Nexus 7000 (NX-OS 5.1)

A list of every command possible on NX-OS on the Nexus 7000.  It’s in a bit different form than a CLI command reference may list it, and best of all it includes all the hidden commands as well. You can … Continue reading

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All CLI commands Nexus 5000……why not? (Circa NX-OS 4.2)

A list of every command possible on NX-OS on the Nexus 5000.  It’s in a bit different form than a CLI command reference may list it, and best of all it includes all the hidden commands as well. You can … Continue reading

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Fibre Channel Credits vs. FCoE’s “Pause”

Anyone who comes from a Fibre Channel background likely has a pretty good understanding of Buffer to Buffer (B2B) Credits.  The Fibre Channel network is designed so that all capacity within the system is carefully distributed and not oversubscribed.  This … Continue reading

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ASA bug breaking traceroute functionality? 7.2(5)

I am running an ASA 7.2(5)/ASDM 5.2(5), this is the ASA at my house.  And I am not sure when it started, but I cannot get traceroutes to work from my mac to the Internet.  I can traceroute on my … Continue reading

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Complete CCIE Storage Lab using VMDirectPath I/O

Back when I built my storage lab, I had to build separate physical servers (WIN1, WIN2, WIN3 and MGMT) each with their own fibre channel cards and I/O paths.  Today, VMware has VMDirectPath I/O, which allows you to take multiple … Continue reading

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