Tag Archives: SAN-OS

Deconstructing Cisco NX-OS Part 2: Exploding the System Image

Previously I wrote on how to look inside of the NX-OS kickstart image.  This post will be how to look inside the NX-OS system image.  The system image is not “booted” like the kickstart image.  Its loaded into place by … Continue reading

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Deconstructing Cisco NX-OS Part 1: Exploding Kickstart

I have worked for quite some time with SAN-OS, which later became the basis for NX-OS. Being the tinkerer that I am, I really like to get inside things and figure how they work. My past experience with UNIX based … Continue reading

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SAN-OS 3.3(5a) Released!

SAN-OS 3.3(5a) has been released and it offers a number bug fixes. The complete information is available here: Cisco MDS 9000 Family Release Notes for Cisco MDS SAN-OS Release 3.3(5a) I am now updating my practice lab to 3.3(5a) as … Continue reading

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SAN-OS / NX-OS “which” command (Part 3)

As those of you who read this blog know, I am a big fan of the which command in SAN-OS.  I find it very useful, especially for something like CCIE Storage lab study. There are many cases where you might … Continue reading

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Wireshark 1.4.0 RPCAP not working properly with MDS FCAnalyzer 3.3(5)

Recently I upgraded my Wireshark to the latest version. The version I had been running before was 1.0.6, which was quite old. I like the new interface and new features. I noticed recently however that its RPCAP functionality seems to … Continue reading

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