vNX-OS [N7K] installation (Step by Step)
Let’s drive from VirtualBox * Cisco Nexus vNX-OS and work with GNS3
1. Cisco vNX-OS Introduction
> Simulation of the Cisco Nexus devices are the ‘Titanium’ is included in the VIRL version 7.X as properly introduced
2. Cisco vIOS Availability:
A. Extract from Cisco VIRL: Cisco VIRL is paid because somehow the purchase of a personal level is a bit obviously very difficult http://virl-dev-innovate.cisco.com/
3. vNX-OS[N7K] drive to VM VirtualBox
> Test environment: VM VirtualBox
> VNX-OS Image: Used 7.X versions extracted from the Cisco VIRL – N7K.vmdk
4. VM creation in VirtualBox
> New VM – OS (Linux, Other 64.bit),
> Name (vNX-oS),
> CPU (1),
> RAM (2G – 4G),
> Disk (existing presence, N7K.vmdk selection, Convert)
> VNX-OS MgMt virtual serial port settings for access control (Serial Port) – named pipe: //./pipe/vNX-OS
5. Nexus Titanium Benefits
Take advantage of the NX-OS for free during test / training.
General features of the NX-OS engineers learning.
It is easy to use. Being if one PC.
Easy to set up and change Lab (no physical cabling, etc.)
Not all features are available.
Hardware / control plane performance / extended test but not the level that you can trust.
> you need to make New VM if you want to use two vNX-OS in GNS3
> when you make vm clone must reinitialize the mac-address for all the network cards
> Use Full Clone
> Login = admin Password = admin
> Enable Temporary Licenses
> sh module
> sh version
> sh dir