Tagged: FEX


Cisco NX-OS: FEX Designs

1. Basic topology: 2. Host Port-Channel: 3. vPC Implementation problem – configuration must be synced between different control planes: config sync command 4. Dual vPC or EvPC – Enhanced vPC – only N5K 5. N7K


Cisco NX-OS: Fabric Extender (FEX)

Nexus 2000 Series Fabric Extenders acts as a remote line card of N7K or N5K chassis. N2K FEX – ToR – Top of the RackN5K/N7K – EoR – End of the Row Why? Solve the problem of wiring cables in the data center. Keep all cables inside the rack as much as possible Simplify the management and reduce number of management...