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Preface

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Audience

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Organization

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Document Conventions

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Related Documentation viii
Release Notes viii
Regulatory Compliance and Safety Information ix
Compatibility Information ix
Hardware Installation ix
Software Installation and Upgrade ix
Cisco NX-OS ix
Cisco Fabric Manager x
Command-Line Interface x
Intelligent Storage Networking Services Configuration Guides
Troubleshooting and Reference x
Obtaining Documentation and Submitting a Service Request

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Cisco Fabric Switch for HP c-Class BladeSystem and SAN-OS Release 3.x Supported Software
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Cisco MDS 9000 Family Hardware and SAN-OS Release 2.x Supported Software
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1(4) New Features for SAN-OS Release 3.3(1c) New Features for SAN-OS Release 3.1(3a) New Features for NX-OS Release 4.1(3a) New Features for SAN-OS Release 3.2(5) New Features for NX-OS Release 4.0(2) New Features for SAN-OS Release 3.d o c @ c i s c o .1(1b) CHAPTER 4 Cisco MDS SAN-OS Release 3.x Feature Lists New Features for NX-OS Release 4.0(3) New Features for SAN-OS Release 3.2(1a) New Features for NX-OS Release 4.2(2c) New Features for SAN-OS Release 3.x Feature Lists 2-1 New Features for NX-OS Release 5.0(1) 3-1 3-1 3-1 3-2 3-2 3-2 3-3 3-3 3-5 3-5 4-1 4-2 4-2 4-2 4-2 4-3 4-3 4-3 4-4 4-5 4-5 4-6 4-9 4-9 4-9 4-10 4-10 4-11 4-11 4-12 4-12 4-12 4-13 4-13 Cisco MDS 9000 Family Hardware and Software Compatibility Matrix and Feature Lists iv OL-20433-02 .2(1b) New Features for NX-OS Release 4.2(1a) New Features for SAN-OS Release 3.0(3b) New Features for SAN-OS Release 3.1(1c) New Features for NX-OS Release 4.x Feature Lists New Features for SAN-OS Release 3.2(3) New Features for NX-OS Release 4.3(4a) New Features for SAN-OS Release 3.3(4) New Features for SAN-OS Release 3.Contents Se 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 ck .0(2a) New Features for SAN-OS Release 3.2(3) New Features for SAN-OS Release 3.3(3) New Features for SAN-OS Release 3.1(2a) New Features for SAN-OS Release 3.3(1a) New Features for SAN-OS Release 3.1(2b) New Features for SAN-OS Release 3.0(2b) New Features for SAN-OS Release 3.1(3) New Features for NX-OS Release 4.3(5) New Features for SAN-OS Release 3.1(2) New Features for SAN-OS Release 3.2(3a) New Features for SAN-OS Release 3.1(3) New Features for SAN-OS Release 3.0(1a) 2-1 CHAPTER 3 Cisco MDS NX-OS Release 4.3(2) New Features for SAN-OS Release 3.2(3a) New Features for NX-OS Release 4. c o m CHAPTER 2 Cisco MDS NX-OS Release 5.

3(3) New Features for SAN-OS Release 1.0(2a) 6-1 6-1 6-1 6-2 6-2 6-3 6-4 6-5 6-5 6-6 6-6 6-6 6-6 Cisco MDS 9000 Family Hardware and Software Compatibility Matrix and Feature Lists OL-20433-02 v .1(2d) 5-1 New Features for SAN-OS Release 2.1(2) 5-2 New Features for SAN-OS Release 2.2(1a) New Features for SAN-OS Release 1.x Feature List 5-1 New Features for SAN-OS Release 2.0(5) New Features for SAN-OS Release 1.1(2) New Features for SAN-OS Release 1.1(1) New Features for SAN-OS Release 1.3(2a) New Features for SAN-OS Release 1.0(3a) New Features for SAN-OS Release 1.1(1a) 5-3 New Features for SAN-OS Release 2.1(2b) 5-2 New Features for SAN-OS Release 2.3(1) New Features for SAN-OS Release 1.0(2b) 5-4 New Features for SAN-OS Release 2.Contents Se 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 ck .1(3) 5-1 New Features for SAN-OS Release 2.0(1b) 5-4 CHAPTER 6 Cisco MDS SAN-OS Release 1.x Feature Lists New Features for SAN-OS Release 1. c o m CHAPTER 5 Cisco MDS SAN-OS Release 2.3(4a) New Features for SAN-OS Release 1.d o c @ c i s c o .3(5) New Features for SAN-OS Release 1.2(2a) New Features for SAN-OS Release 1.

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The preface also provides information on how to obtain related documentation. Chapter 4 Cisco MDS SAN-OS Release 3.x SAN-OS release. Organization This document is organized as follows: Chapter Title Description Chapter 1 Cisco MDS 9000 Family Hardware and Software Compatibility Matrix Lists the versions of Cisco MDS SAN-OS software that are supported on Cisco MDS 9000 Family switches and switch components.d o c @ c i s c o . Chapter 6 Cisco MDS SAN-OS Release 1. organization. and conventions of the Cisco MDS 9000 Family Hardware and Software Compatibility Matrix and Feature Lists.x NX-OS release.x Feature List Describes the new features that are included in the 2.x Feature Lists Describes the new features that are included in the 1. Chapter 5 Cisco MDS SAN-OS Release 2. Chapter 2 Cisco MDS NX-OS Release 5.x Feature Lists Describes the new features that are included in the 4.x SAN-OS release. Chapter 3 Cisco MDS NX-OS Release 4. Audience This guide is for system administrators who are responsible for managing Cisco MDS 9000 Family switches and storage subsystems.x NX-OS release. Cisco MDS 9000 Family Hardware and Software Compatibility Matrix and Feature Lists OL-20433-02 vii .x Feature Lists Describes the new features that are included in the 5.x Feature Lists Describes the new features that are included in the 3. c o m Preface This preface describes the audience.x SAN-OS release.Se 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 ck .

d o c @ c i s c o . boldface screen font Information you must enter is in boldface screen font. [x|y|z] Optional alternative keywords are grouped in brackets and separated by vertical bars.com/en/US/docs/storage/san_switches/mds9000/roadmaps/doclocater. [ ] Default responses to system prompts are in square brackets. < > Nonprinting characters. Notes contain helpful suggestions or references to material not covered in the manual. italic font Arguments for which you supply values are in italics. To find a document online. Related Documentation The documentation set for the Cisco MDS 9000 Family includes the following documents. Means reader be careful. !. c o m Document Conventions Command descriptions use these conventions: boldface font Commands and keywords are in boldface. italic screen font Arguments for which you supply values are in italic screen font. Screen examples use these conventions: screen font Terminal sessions and information the switch displays are in screen font. # An exclamation point (!) or a pound sign (#) at the beginning of a line of code indicates a comment line. In this situation.cisco.Preface Se 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 ck . [ ] Elements in square brackets are optional. such as passwords. This document uses the following conventions: Note Caution Means reader take note. you might do something that could result in equipment damage or loss of data. use the Cisco MDS NX-OS Documentation Locator at: http://www.htm Release Notes • Cisco MDS 9000 Family Release Notes for Cisco MDS NX-OS Releases • Cisco MDS 9000 Family Release Notes for MDS SAN-OS Releases • Cisco MDS 9000 Family Release Notes for Storage Services Interface Images • Cisco MDS 9000 Family Release Notes for Cisco MDS 9000 EPLD Images Cisco MDS 9000 Family Hardware and Software Compatibility Matrix and Feature Lists viii OL-20433-02 . are in angle brackets.

1(x) and SAN-OS 3(x) Software Upgrade and Downgrade Guide • Cisco NX-OS Fundamentals Configuration Guide • Cisco NX-OS Family Licensing Guide • Cisco MDS 9000 Family NX-OS System Management Configuration Guide • Cisco MDS 9000 Family NX-OS Interfaces Configuration Guide • Cisco MDS 9000 Family NX-OS Fabric Configuration Guide • Cisco MDS 9000 Family NX-OS Quality of Service Configuration Guide • Cisco MDS 9000 Family NX-OS Security Configuration Guide • Cisco MDS 9000 Family NX-OS IP Services Configuration Guide Cisco NX-OS Cisco MDS 9000 Family Hardware and Software Compatibility Matrix and Feature Lists OL-20433-02 ix . c o m • Release Notes for Cisco MDS 9000 Family Fabric Manager Regulatory Compliance and Safety Information • Regulatory Compliance and Safety Information for the Cisco MDS 9000 Family Compatibility Information • Cisco Data Center Interoperability Support Matrix • Cisco MDS 9000 NX-OS Hardware and Software Compatibility Information and Feature Lists • Cisco MDS NX-OS Release Compatibility Matrix for Storage Service Interface Images • Cisco MDS 9000 Family Switch-to-Switch Interoperability Configuration Guide • Cisco MDS NX-OS Release Compatibility Matrix for IBM SAN Volume Controller Software for Cisco MDS 9000 • Cisco MDS SAN-OS Release Compatibility Matrix for VERITAS Storage Foundation for Networks Software Hardware Installation • Cisco MDS 9500 Series Hardware Installation Guide • Cisco MDS 9200 Series Hardware Installation Guide • Cisco MDS 9100 Series Hardware Installation Guide • Cisco MDS 9124 and Cisco MDS 9134 Multilayer Fabric Switch Quick Start Guide Software Installation and Upgrade • Cisco MDS 9000 Family Storage Services Interface Image Install and Upgrade Guide • Cisco MDS 9000 Family Storage Services Module Software Installation and Upgrade Guide • Cisco MDS 9000 NX-OS Release 4.Preface Se 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 ck .d o c @ c i s c o .

Preface Se 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 ck .d o c @ c i s c o . c o m • Cisco MDS 9000 Family NX-OS Intelligent Storage Services Configuration Guide • Cisco MDS 9000 Family NX-OS High Availability and Redundancy Configuration Guide • Cisco MDS 9000 Family NX-OS Inter-VSAN Routing Configuration Guide Cisco Fabric Manager • Cisco Fabric Manager Fundamentals Configuration Guide • Cisco Fabric Manager System Management Configuration Guide • Cisco Fabric Manager Interfaces Configuration Guide • Cisco Fabric Manager Fabric Configuration Guide • Cisco Fabric Manager Quality of Service Configuration Guide • Cisco Fabric Manager Security Configuration Guide • Cisco Fabric Manager IP Services Configuration Guide • Cisco Fabric Manager Intelligent Storage Services Configuration Guide • Cisco Fabric Manager High Availability and Redundancy Configuration Guide • Cisco Fabric Manager Inter-VSAN Routing Configuration Guide • Cisco Fabric Manager Online Help • Cisco Fabric Manager Web Services Online Help Command-Line Interface • Cisco MDS 9000 Family Command Reference Intelligent Storage Networking Services Configuration Guides • Cisco MDS 9000 I/O Acceleration Configuration Guide • Cisco MDS 9000 Family SANTap Deployment Guide • Cisco MDS 9000 Family Data Mobility Manager Configuration Guide • Cisco MDS 9000 Family Storage Media Encryption Configuration Guide • Cisco MDS 9000 Family Secure Erase Configuration Guide • Cisco MDS 9000 Family Cookbook for Cisco MDS SAN-OS Troubleshooting and Reference • Cisco NX-OS System Messages Reference • Cisco MDS 9000 Family NX-OS Troubleshooting Guide • Cisco MDS 9000 Family NX-OS MIB Quick Reference • Cisco MDS 9000 Family NX-OS SMI-S Programming Reference • Cisco MDS 9000 Family Fabric Manager Server Database Schema Cisco MDS 9000 Family Hardware and Software Compatibility Matrix and Feature Lists x OL-20433-02 .

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which provide product details such as features and benefits. For more information refer to the Cisco MDS 9000 Series Multilayer Switches Data Sheets.x Supported Software. page 1-47 • Cisco Fabric Switch for IBM BladeCenter and SAN-OS Release 3.Se 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 ck . page 1-31 • Cisco MDS 9000 Family Hardware and SAN-OS Release 3.1x Supported Software. page 1-2 • Cisco MDS 9000 Family Hardware and NX-OS Release 4.2x Supported Software. page 1-53 • Cisco MDS 9000 Family Hardware and SAN-OS Release 1.x Supported Software. as well as hardware and software specifications.d o c @ c i s c o . page 1-36 • Cisco MDS 9000 Family Hardware and SAN-OS Release 3. page 1-8 • Cisco MDS 9000 Family Hardware and NX-OS Release 4.1x Supported Software. page 1-48 • Cisco MDS 9000 Family Hardware and SAN-OS Release 2. page 1-42 • Cisco Fabric Switch for HP c-Class BladeSystem and SAN-OS Release 3. c o m CH A P T E R 1 Cisco MDS 9000 Family Hardware and Software Compatibility Matrix The MDS 9000 Family Hardware and Software Matrix lists the versions of Cisco MDS NX-OS and SAN-OS software that are supported on Cisco MDS 9000 Family switches and switch components.0x Supported Software.2x Supported Software. page 1-2 • Cisco MDS 9000 Family Hardware and NX-OS Release 5. This document includes the following sections: • Introduction.x Supported Software. page 1-24 • Cisco MDS 9000 Family Hardware and SAN-OS Release 3.x Supported Software. page 1-49 • Cisco MDS 9020 Hardware and FabricWare Release 2.1x Supported Software.x Supported Software. page 1-16 • Cisco MDS 9000 Family Hardware and SAN-OS Release 3. page 1-54 Cisco MDS 9000 Family Hardware and Software Compatibility Matrix and Feature Lists OL-20433-02 1-1 .3x Supported Software.

x Supported Software Matrix Cisco MDS 9000 Family Hardware and Software Compatibility Matrix and Feature Lists 1-2 OL-20433-01 .x Supported Software Matrix • Cisco MDS 9200 Series Hardware and Release 5. The Cisco NX-OS and SAN-OS software provides intelligent networking features. security. ease of management. scalability.x software that is supported on Cisco MDS 9000 Family switches and switch components. scalability. Formerly known as Cisco SAN-OS. protocol agnostic switch fabric. Cisco MDS 9000 Family Hardware and NX-OS Release 5. security. virtual SANs (VSANs). It is designed to create a strategic SAN platform with superior reliability. the Cisco MDS 9000 Family addresses the stringent requirements of large data center storage environments: uncompromising high availability.d o c @ c i s c o . and features. sophisticated debug analysis tools.x software. Tip To view the features for Release 5. c o m Introduction The Cisco MDS 9000 Family of Multilayer Directors and Fabric Switches provides industry-leading availability. Cisco MDS 9000 NX Software is fully interoperable with earlier Cisco SAN-OS versions and enhances hardware platform and module support. Cisco MDS 9000 NX-OS and SAN-OS software powers the award winning Cisco MDS 9000 Series Multilayer Switches. performance.x Supported Software Matrix • Cisco MDS 9100 Series Hardware and Release 5. click the specific NX-OS release. advanced security. allowing you to deploy high performance storage-area networks with lowest total cost of ownership. such as multiprotocol and multitransport integration. and seamless integration of new technologies.Chapter 1 Cisco MDS 9000 Family Hardware and Software Compatibility Matrix Introduction Se 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 ck . and unified SAN management. scalability. and management. Layering a rich set of intelligent features onto a high performance. This section includes the following: • Cisco MDS 9500 Series Hardware and Release 5.x Supported Software This section lists the Release 5.

10-Gbps Fibre Channel—extended reach—supports distances to 40 km x DS-X2-E10G-SR. 10-Gbps Fibre Channel—long reach—supports distances to 10 km x DS-X2-FC10G-ER. MDS 9513 crossbar fabric1 module x DS-13SLT-FAB2. MDS 9000 48-Port 8-Gbps Fibre Channel Switching Module with SFP and SFP+ x LC connectors DS-X9248-48K9. 10-Gbps Fibre Channel—short reach x DS-X2-FC10G-LR. Cisco MDS 9509 Multilayer Director Switch x DS-C9506. MDS 9000 4-port 10-Gbps Fibre Channel module x DS-X9224-96K9. Cisco MDS 9000 4/44-Port Host-Optimized 8-Gbps Fibre Channel Switching Module with SFP and SFP+ LC connectors x DS-X9304-18K9 18-port Fibre Channel/4-port Gigabit Ethernet Multiservice (MSM-18/4) module.Chapter 1 Cisco MDS 9000 Family Hardware and Software Compatibility Matrix Cisco MDS 9000 Family Hardware and NX-OS Release 5. Cisco MDS 9506 Multilayer Director Switch x External Crossbar Module DS-13SLT-FAB1.0 (1a) Features Chassis DS-C9513. MDS 9513 crossbar fabric2 module x Supervisor Modules DS-X9530-SF2-K9.x Software MDS 9500 Series Hardware 5. MDS 9000 16-port 1-Gbps/2-Gbps Fibre Channel module DS-X9032. X2/SC optics. MDS 9500 Series Supervisor-2 module x Fibre Channel Switching Modules DS-X9016. x DS-X9316-SSNK9. X2/SC optics.d o c @ c i s c o . 10-Gbps Ethernet—short reach x DS-X2-FC10G-CX4. X2/SC optics. MDS 9000 12-port 4-Gbps Fibre Channel module x DS-X9124. 10-Gbps Fibre Channel. 1-Gbps/2-Gbps /4-Gbps Fibre Channel—short wavelength SFP x Cisco MDS 9000 Family Hardware and Software Compatibility Matrix and Feature Lists OL-20433-01 1-3 . MDS 9000 48-port 4-Gbps Fibre Channel module x DS-X9704.x Supported Software Matrix Supported NX-OS Release 5. X2/CX-4 optics. MDS 9000 24-Port 8-Gbps Fibre Channel Switching Module with SFP and SFP+ x LC connectors DS-X9248-96K9. X2/SC optics. MDS 9000 16-port Storage Services Node (SSN-16)—16 fixed 1-Gbps Ethernet x ports. copper x Small form-factor pluggable optics (SFPs) DS-SFP-FC4G-SW SFP optics (LC type). MDS 9000 32-port 1-Gbps/2-Gbps Fibre Channel module DS-X9112. 4 service engines that support 4-port Gigabit Ethernet IP storage services ports Optics DS-X2-FC10G-SR.x Supported Software Se 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 ck . MDS 9000 24-port 4-Gbps Fibre Channel module x DS-X9148. Cisco MDS 9513 Multilayer Director Switch x DS-C9509. c o m Table 1-1 Cisco MDS 9500 Series Hardware and Release 5.

34.73. 38. 51.90.55.98. 46. 4-channel CWDM optical ADM (OADM) module—Cisco CWDM 1470.04. 1530. 1-Gbps Ethernet and 1-Gbps/2-Gbps Fibre Channel—short wavelength SFP x DS-SFP-FCGE-LW. 3425.17. or 1610 nm) x Dense Wavelength. 47.92. 5012.94. 50. 5575.12. 1590.x Supported Software Matrix Supported NX-OS Release 5. 1-Gbps/2-Gbps Fibre Channel—long wavelength SFP x DS-SFP-FCGE-SW.14. 3504. 1510. 1570. Gigabit Ethernet and 1-Gbps/2-Gbps Fibre Channel SFP LC interface xxxx nm ( xxxx = 3033. or 6061) x Add/Drop Multiplexer (ADM) DS-CWDMOADM4A. 1-Gbps/2-Gbps /4-Gbps Fibre Channel—long wavelength SFP —supports distances up to 4 km x DS-SFP-FC4G-LW SFP optics (LC type).d o c @ c i s c o . 3977. 1550. 3898. 35. 4-channel CWDM OADM module—Cisco CWDM 1550. 58.52. Gigabit Ethernet and 1-Gbps/2-Gbps Fibre Channel SFP LC interface xxxx nm (xxxx = 1470.61. 3819. 1510.98. 4453. or 30. 1490. 5172. DWDM X2 SC optics for 10-Gbps Fibre Channel connectivity to an existing Ethernet x DWDM infrastructure with 15xx. 36.92. 42. 1510.xx = 60. 4294. 5898. 3661. 40.82. 5252.0 (1a) Features DS-SFP-FC4G-MR SFP optics (LC type). 3268. 5979. 1490.x Supported Software Cisco MDS 9000 Family Hardware and Software Compatibility Matrix Se 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 ck .61. 42. or 1610 NM add/drop module x DS-CWDM-MUX8A. 1-Gbps Ethernet and 1-Gbps/2-Gbps Fibre Channel—long wavelength SFP x DS-SFP-GE-T. 3582.xx nm ( xx. CWDM 4-Gbps Fibre Channel SFP LC type interface xxxx nm (xxxx = 1470.xx.72.75. 55. 5494. 3190. 5092.25. 4772. 54. 5413.94. 1550. 4056.56.53. 52.12. 1590. 44.x Software MDS 9500 Series Hardware 5. c o m Table 1-1 Cisco MDS 9500 Series Hardware and Release 5. 31. 1570. 39. 1-Gbps/2-Gbps Fibre Channel—short wavelength SFP x DS-SFP-FC2G-LW. 1570. 1490. 38. 35.33) DWDM-SFP-xxxx .19. 4692.12. 2-slot chassis for CWDM ADMs x Cisco MDS 9000 Family Hardware and Software Compatibility Matrix and Feature Lists 1-4 OL-20433-01 . 5655.79.77. 56. 59.68. 1-Gbps/2-Gbps /4-Gbps Fibre Channel—long wavelength SFP —supports distances up to 10 km x DS-SFP-FC2G-SW.72.ADM for 8 CWDM wavelengths x CWDM Multiplexer Chassis DS-CWDMCHASSIS. 4373. or 1530 NM add/drop module x DS-CWDMOADM4B. 48.Chapter 1 Cisco MDS 9000 Family Hardware and NX-OS Release 5. 43. 46. 32. 54. 3112.13. 4612. 31.Division Multiplexing (DWDM) DWDM-X2-xx. 50. 4851. 1530. 4214. or 1610 nm) x DS-CWDM4Gxxxx. 5817.51. 1-Gbps Ethernet SFP x Coarse Wavelength Division Multiplexing (CWDM) DS-CWDM-xxxx. 58. 1590.

1-Gbps/2-Gbps /4-Gbps Fibre Channel—long wavelength SFP —supports distances up to 10 km x1 DS-SFP-FC-2G-SW. 1-Gbps/2-Gbps /4-Gbps Fibre Channel—short wavelength SFP x1 DS-SFP-FC4G-MR SFP optics (LC type). X2/SC optics. MDS 9000 4-port 10-Gbps Fibre Channel module x DS-X9248-48K9.x Software MDS 9200 Series Hardware 5. 10-Gbps Ethernet—short reach x DS-X2-FC10G-CX4. 1-Gbps/2-Gbps /4-Gbps Fibre Channel—long wavelength SFP —supports distances up to 4 km x1 DS-SFP-FC4G-LW SFP optics (LC type). MDS 9000 48-port 4-Gbps Fibre Channel module x DS-X9704. 10-Gbps Fibre Channel. and a modular expansion slot for Cisco MDS 9000 Family Switching and Service modules.x Supported Software Se 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 ck .) Fibre Channel Switching Modules DS-X9112. 10-Gbps Fibre Channel—long reach—supports distances to 10 km x DS-X2-FC10G-ER. MDS 9000 16-port Storage Services Node (SSN-16)—16 fixed 1-Gbps Ethernet ports. MDS 9000 12-port 4-Gbps Fibre Channel module x DS-X9124. 2-Gbps/4-Gbps/8-Gbps Fibre Channel—short wavelength SFP+ optics (LC x type) for DS-X92xx switching modules only DS-SFP-FC8G-LW. 1-Gbps/2-Gbps Fibre Channel—long wavelength SFP x Cisco MDS 9000 Family Hardware and Software Compatibility Matrix and Feature Lists OL-20433-01 1-5 . Cisco MDS 9000 4/44-Port Host-Optimized 8-Gbps Fibre Channel Switching x 1 Module with SFP and SFP+ LC connectors DS-X9304-18K9 18-port Fibre Channel/4-port Gigabit Ethernet Multiservice (MSM-18/4) module. 1-Gbps/2-Gbps Fibre Channel—short wavelength SFP x DS-SFP-FC-2G-LW. c o m Table 1-2 Cisco MDS 9200 Series Hardware and Release 5.d o c @ c i s c o .x Supported Software Matrix Supported NX-OS Release 5. 4 service engines that support 4-port Gigabit Ethernet IP storage services ports x1 Optics DS-X2-FC10G-SR. X2/SC optics. X2/CX-4 optics. 2-Gbps/4-Gbps/8-Gbps Fibre Channel —long wavelength SFP+ optics (LC x type) for DS-X92xx switching modules only —supports distances to 10 km DS-SFP-FC4G-SW SFP optics (LC type). MDS 9000 24-port 4-Gbps Fibre Channel module x DS-X9148. DS-X9316-SSNK9. X2/SC optics.0 (1a) Features Chassis DS-C9222i-K9 Cisco MDS 9222 Multiservice Modular Switch (includes 18 4-Gbps Fibre Channel x 1 ports and 4 Gigabit Ethernet IP storage services ports. 10-Gbps Fibre Channel—extended reach—supports distances to x 40 km DS-X2-E10G-SR.Chapter 1 Cisco MDS 9000 Family Hardware and Software Compatibility Matrix Cisco MDS 9000 Family Hardware and NX-OS Release 5. X2/SC optics. copper x Small form-factor pluggable optics (SFPs) DS-SFP-FC8G-SW. 10-Gbps Fibre Channel—short reach x DS-X2-FC10G-LR.

1490.79. 38. Gigabit Ethernet and 1-Gbps/2-Gbps Fibre Channel SFP LC interface xxxx nm (xxxx = 1470. 1570. 40. 42.xx nm ( xx. 35.d o c @ c i s c o .94. 1590. 52.Chapter 1 Cisco MDS 9000 Family Hardware and NX-OS Release 5. 1510.33) DWDM-SFP-xxxx . 5012. 4294.61.12. 38.56. 4-Gbps/2-Gbps/1-Gbps Fibre Channel—long wavelength SFP for DS-X91xx switching modules only—supports distances to 4 km x DS-SFP-FC4G-LW.14. 1-Gbps Ethernet and 1-Gbps/2-Gbps Fibre Channel—short wavelength SFP x DS-SFP-FCGE-LW.72. 4772. 3268.17. 1550. 32.72. 3661.xx. 1570. 4851.82. 36.52. 51. or 1610 NM add/drop module x DS-CWDM-MUX8A.98.94. 3582.92. 4612. 1530. 58.xx = 60. 55. 1510. 5655. 39. c o m Table 1-2 Cisco MDS 9200 Series Hardware and Release 5. 50. or 1610 nm) x DS-CWDM4Gxxxx. 5092. CWDM 4-Gbps Fibre Channel SFP LC type interface xxxx nm (xxxx = 1470. 2-slot chassis for CWDM ADMs x 1. 1-Gbps Ethernet SFP x DS-SFP-FC4G-SW.Division Multiplexing (DWDM) DWDM-X2-xx. 35. 3898. 1-Gbps Ethernet and 1-Gbps/2-Gbps Fibre Channel—long wavelength SFP x DS-SFP-GE-T. 3819. or 6061) Add/Drop Multiplexer (ADM) DS-CWDMOADM4A. 1550.13. 4-channel CWDM OADM module—Cisco CWDM 1550. 1490. 4692. 5494.77. or 1530 NM add/drop module x DS-CWDMOADM4B. 46. 4-Gbps/2-Gbps/1-Gbps Fibre Channel—long wavelength SFP for DS-X91xx switching modules only—supports distances to 10 km x Coarse Wavelength Division Multiplexing (CWDM) DS-CWDM-xxxx. 31. 5979. 4-Gbps/2-Gbps/1-Gbps Fibre Channel—short wavelength SFP for DS-X91xx switching modules x DS-SFP-FC4G-MR.12.75. 4373.61. 5252. 5898. 47. 3504. 3112.90. DWDM X2 SC optics for 10-Gbps Fibre Channel connectivity to an existing x Ethernet DWDM infrastructure with 15xx.x Software MDS 9200 Series Hardware 5.19. or 30.x Supported Software Cisco MDS 9000 Family Hardware and Software Compatibility Matrix Se 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 ck . 1530. 4056.98.25.68. 44.53. 1510. 4214.04.92. 54. 48. 54. 43.x Supported Software Matrix (continued) Supported NX-OS Release 5. 58.73. Gigabit Ethernet and 1-Gbps/2-Gbps Fibre Channel SFP LC interface xxxx x nm ( xxxx = 3033. 46. 50.55. 3190. 1570. 42. 5817. 5413.0 (1a) Features DS-SFP-FCGE-SW. 5172.51. 3425. 4453. 3977. ADM for 8 CWDM wavelengths x CWDM Multiplexer Chassis DS-CWDMCHASSIS. 4-channel CWDM optical ADM (OADM) module—Cisco CWDM 1470. 1590. 1490. 59. 1590. 34.12. 31. Supported in Cisco MDS 9222i Cisco MDS 9000 Family Hardware and Software Compatibility Matrix and Feature Lists 1-6 OL-20433-01 . or 1610 nm) x Dense Wavelength. 5575. 56.

or 1610 nm) x DS-CWDM4Gxxxx. 10-Gbps Fibre Channel—extended reach—supports distances x to 40 km DS-X2-FC10G-CX4. fabric switch x DS-C9134-K9. 1-Gbps/2-Gbps Fibre Channel—long wavelength SFP x DS-SFP-FCGE-SW. 1570. 1550. X2/SC optics. copper x Small form-factor pluggable optics (SFPs) DS-SFP-FC4G-SW SFP optics (LC type). 1550.x Software MDS 9100 Series Hardware 5. 1510. or 1610 nm) x Add/Drop Multiplexer (ADM) DS-CWDMOADM4A. 10-Gbps Fibre Channel.x Supported Software Se 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 ck . or x 1610 NM add/drop module DS-CWDM-MUX8A. c o m Table 1-3 Cisco MDS 9100 Series Hardware and Release 5. 10-Gbps Fibre Channel—short reach x DS-X2-FC10G-LR. CWDM 4-Gbps Fibre Channel SFP LC type interface xxxx nm (xxxx = 1470. 10-Gbps Fibre Channel—long reach—supports distances to 10 km x DS-X2-FC10G-ER. 1570. 1490. 1-Gbps Ethernet SFP x Coarse Wavelength Division Multiplexing (CWDM) DS-CWDM-xxxx. 1-Gbps Ethernet and 1-Gbps/2-Gbps Fibre Channel—long wavelength SFP x DS-SFP-GE-T. non-modular. 1590. non-modular. Cisco MDS 9148 fixed configuration. ADM for 8 CWDM wavelengths x Dense Wavelength. multilayer fabric switch x Optics DS-X2-FC10G-SR. X2/SC optics. 1530. 1590. 1490. 1-Gbps/2-Gbps /4-Gbps Fibre Channel—short wavelength SFP x DS-SFP-FC4G-MR SFP optics (LC type). Cisco MDS 9134 fixed configuration. 4-channel CWDM OADM module—Cisco CWDM 1550.x Supported Software Matrix Supported NX-OS Release 5. 1-Gbps Ethernet and 1-Gbps/2-Gbps Fibre Channel—short wavelength SFP x DS-SFP-FCGE-LW. non-modular. Cisco MDS 9124 fixed configuration.d o c @ c i s c o . 1530. Gigabit Ethernet and 1-Gbps/2-Gbps Fibre Channel SFP LC interface xxxx nm (xxxx = 1470.0 (1a) Features Chassis DS-C9124-K9. or 1530 NM add/drop module x DS-CWDMOADM4B.Chapter 1 Cisco MDS 9000 Family Hardware and Software Compatibility Matrix Cisco MDS 9000 Family Hardware and NX-OS Release 5. 1510. 1-Gbps/2-Gbps /4-Gbps Fibre Channel—long wavelength SFP —supports distances up to 4 km x DS-SFP-FC4G-LW SFP optics (LC type). X2/CX-4 optics. 1490. 1510. 4-channel CWDM optical ADM (OADM) module—Cisco CWDM 1470. multilayer fabric switch x DS-C9148-K9.Division Multiplexing (DWDM) Cisco MDS 9000 Family Hardware and Software Compatibility Matrix and Feature Lists OL-20433-01 1-7 . X2/SC optics. 1590. 1-Gbps/2-Gbps /4-Gbps Fibre Channel—long wavelength SFP —supports distances up to 10 km x DS-SFP-FC-2G-SW. 1-Gbps/2-Gbps Fibre Channel—short wavelength SFP x DS-SFP-FC-2G-LW. 1570.

4373.0 (1a) Features DWDM-SFP-xxxx . MDS 9513 crossbar fabric1 module x x x x x DS-13SLT-FAB2.x Software MDS 9100 Series Hardware 5.d o c @ c i s c o .2x Supported Software Matrix Supported NX-OS Release 4. 5092.2(1b) Features 4. 5012. 3425. 3898. 3268. Cisco MDS 9513 Multilayer Director Switch x x x x x DS-C9509. 3190.2x Supported Software Matrix • Cisco MDS 9200 Series Hardware and Release 4. 3112. 3819.2(3a) 4. 5172. 4851. 5979. 5413. 5898. 4772.2x Supported Software This section lists the Release 4. Gigabit Ethernet and 1-Gbps/2-Gbps Fibre Channel SFP LC interface xxxx nm ( xxxx = 3033. Tip To view the features for Release 4. 2-slot chassis for CWDM ADMs x Cisco MDS 9000 Family Hardware and NX-OS Release 4.2x software that is supported on Cisco MDS 9000 Family switches and switch components.2x Supported Software Matrix • Cisco MDS 9100 Series Hardware and Release 4. 4612. 4214. 3504.Chapter 1 Cisco MDS 9000 Family Hardware and NX-OS Release 4. 4692.2x software.2(3) 4.2x Software 4. 5252. 5494. 5655. c o m Table 1-3 Cisco MDS 9100 Series Hardware and Release 5.2(1a) Features 4.2(5) Features Features Features DS-C9513. 5817.x Supported Software Matrix (continued) Supported NX-OS Release 5. click the specific NX-OS release. 4453. MDS 9513 crossbar fabric2 module x x x x x MDS 9500 Series Hardware Chassis External Crossbar Module Supervisor Modules Cisco MDS 9000 Family Hardware and Software Compatibility Matrix and Feature Lists 1-8 OL-20433-01 .2x Supported Software Cisco MDS 9000 Family Hardware and Software Compatibility Matrix Se 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 ck . 3977. This section includes the following: Table 1-4 • Cisco MDS 9500 Series Hardware and Release 4. 4056. 3582. 5575. or 6061) x CWDM Multiplexer Chassis DS-CWDMCHASSIS. 3661. Cisco MDS 9509 Multilayer Director Switch x x x x x DS-C9506. 4294.2x Supported Software Matrix Cisco MDS 9500 Series Hardware and Release 4. Cisco MDS 9506 Multilayer Director Switch x x x x x DS-13SLT-FAB1.

2(1b) Features 4. 10-Gbps Ethernet—short reach x x x x x DS-X2-FC10G-CX4. X2/SC optics.2(3a) 4. X2/SC optics. Cisco MDS 9000 4/44-Port Host-Optimized x 8-Gbps Fibre Channel Switching Module with SFP and SFP+ LC connectors x x x x DS-X9032-SSM. X2/SC optics. MDS 9000 16-port 1-Gbps/2-Gbps Fibre Channel module x x x x x DS-X9032.Chapter 1 Cisco MDS 9000 Family Hardware and Software Compatibility Matrix Cisco MDS 9000 Family Hardware and NX-OS Release 4. MDS 9000 48-port 4-Gbps Fibre Channel module x x x x x DS-X9704.2x Software MDS 9500 Series Hardware 4. 1-Gbps/2-Gbps Fibre Channel—short wavelength SFP Cisco MDS 9000 Family Hardware and Software Compatibility Matrix and Feature Lists OL-20433-01 1-9 .d o c @ c i s c o . MDS 9000 2-port GE and 14-port Fibre Channel Multiprotocol Services (MPS-14/2) module x x x x x DS-X9304-18K9 18-port Fibre Channel/4-port Gigabit Ethernet Multiservice (MSM-18/4) module x x x x x DS-X9316-SSNK9. MDS 9000 24-Port 8-Gbps Fibre Channel Switching Module with SFP and SFP+ LC connectors x x x x x DS-X9248-96K9.2x Supported Software Matrix (continued) Supported NX-OS Release 4. MDS 9000 32-port 1-Gbps/2-Gbps Fibre Channel Storage Services Module x x x x x DS-X9302-14K9. X2/SC optics. MDS 9000 12-port 4-Gbps Fibre Channel module x x x x x DS-X9124. MDS 9000 4-port 10-Gbps Fibre Channel module x x x x x DS-X9224-96K9. 10-Gbps Fibre Channel—short x reach x x x x DS-X2-FC10G-LR. copper x x x x x x x x x x Fibre Channel Switching Modules Optics Small form-factor pluggable optics (SFPs) DS-SFP-FC-2G-SW. MDS 9000 24-port 4-Gbps Fibre Channel module x x x x x DS-X9148. 10-Gbps Fibre Channel—long x reach—supports distances to 10 km x x x x DS-X2-FC10G-ER. 10-Gbps Fibre Channel—extended reach—supports distances to 40 km x x x x x DS-X2-E10G-SR. MDS 9000 32-port 1-Gbps/2-Gbps Fibre Channel module x x x x x DS-X9112. X2/CX-4 optics. 10-Gbps Fibre Channel. c o m Table 1-4 Cisco MDS 9500 Series Hardware and Release 4.2x Supported Software Se 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 ck .2(1a) Features 4.2(5) Features Features Features DS-X9530-SF2-K9. MDS 9000 48-Port 8-Gbps Fibre Channel Switching Module with SFP and SFP+ LC connectors x x x x x DS-X9248-48K9.2(3) 4. MDS 9000 16-port Storage Services Node x (SSN-16)—16 fixed 1-Gbps Ethernet ports. MDS 9500 Series Supervisor-2 module x x x x x DS-X9016. 4 service engines that support 4-port Gigabit Ethernet IP storage services ports x x x DS-X2-FC10G-SR.

98.75.17. 3504. 4-channel CWDM OADM module—Cisco CWDM 1550. 1530.77.55.Chapter 1 Cisco MDS 9000 Family Hardware and NX-OS Release 4. 31. 1490. 3112. 1-Gbps Ethernet and 1-Gbps/2-Gbps Fibre Channel—long wavelength SFP x x x x x DS-SFP-GE-T. 5655.92. 1510. 4214. 4772. 1510.25.61.2x Software 4. 47. 48. or 1610 NM add/drop module x x x x x DS-CWDM-MUX8A.Division Multiplexing (DWDM) Add/Drop Multiplexer (ADM) DS-CWDMOADM4A. 5979.72. 5012. 39. 4612.14. or 6061) x x x x MDS 9500 Series Hardware Coarse Wavelength Division Multiplexing (CWDM) Dense Wavelength. 1590. Gigabit Ethernet and 1-Gbps/2-Gbps Fibre Channel SFP LC interface xxxx nm ( xxxx = 3033. 38.94.19. 3898. 34. 4692. 46. 5575. 32.61. DWDM X2 SC optics for 10-Gbps Fibre Channel x connectivity to an existing Ethernet DWDM infrastructure with 15xx.98. or 1530 NM add/drop module x x x x x DS-CWDMOADM4B. 3977.2x Supported Software Cisco MDS 9000 Family Hardware and Software Compatibility Matrix Se 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 ck .04. 54.52. 1-Gbps Ethernet and 1-Gbps/2-Gbps Fibre Channel—short wavelength SFP x x x x x DS-SFP-FCGE-LW. 5252. 3661. 1490. 1590. 4056. 58. 5172. 1570.92. 31. 5817.73. 3819. c o m Table 1-4 Cisco MDS 9500 Series Hardware and Release 4. or 1610 nm) x x x x x DWDM-X2-xx. 1550.xx = 60. 42.33) x x x x x DWDM-SFP-xxxx .79. 43. 50. 4373. 1-Gbps/2-Gbps Fibre Channel—long wavelength SFP x x x x x DS-SFP-FCGE-SW. 55. 3190. 5092. 1590. 58. 5898.53. 1530. or 1610 nm) x x x x x DS-CWDM4Gxxxx. 4294.56.d o c @ c i s c o . 1510.2x Supported Software Matrix (continued) Supported NX-OS Release 4. 1550.90.xx.2(1a) Features 4.51. 1570.82. Gigabit Ethernet and 1-Gbps/2-Gbps Fibre Channel SFP LC interface xxxx nm (xxxx = 1470. or 30. 4-channel CWDM optical ADM (OADM) module—Cisco CWDM 1470.13.12. 4453.ADM for 8 CWDM wavelengths x x x x x x x x x x CWDM Multiplexer Chassis DS-CWDMCHASSIS.12. 35.xx nm ( xx. 2-slot chassis for CWDM ADMs Cisco MDS 9000 Family Hardware and Software Compatibility Matrix and Feature Lists 1-10 OL-20433-01 . CWDM 4-Gbps Fibre Channel SFP LC type interface xxxx nm (xxxx = 1470. 35. 36. 46. 42.72.2(5) Features Features Features DS-SFP-FC-2G-LW. 54. 3268.12. 51.94. 59. 3582. 38.68.2(3) 4. 40. 1490. 44. 52. 4851. 3425. 1570. 50. 56. 5494. 1-Gbps Ethernet SFP x x x x x DS-CWDM-xxxx.2(3a) 4.2(1b) Features 4. 5413.

c o m Table 1-5 Cisco MDS 9200 Series Hardware and Release 4. 10-Gbps Fibre Channel—long reach—supports distances to 10 km x x x x x DS-X2-FC10G-ER.2(1b) 4. X2/SC optics. copper x x x x x Optics Cisco MDS 9000 Family Hardware and Software Compatibility Matrix and Feature Lists OL-20433-01 1-11 . 10-Gbps Fibre Channel. X2/SC optics.Chapter 1 Cisco MDS 9000 Family Hardware and Software Compatibility Matrix Cisco MDS 9000 Family Hardware and NX-OS Release 4. 10-Gbps Fibre Channel—extended reach—supports distances to 40 km x x x x x DS-X2-E10G-SR. X2/CX-4 optics. MDS 9000 32-port 1-Gbps/2-Gbps Fibre Channel module x x x x x DS-X9112. MDS 9000 2-port GE and 14-port Fibre Channel Multiprotocol Services (MPS-14/2) Module x x x x x DS-X9304-18K9 18-port Fibre Channel/4-port Gigabit Ethernet Multiservice (MSM-18/4) module x x x x x DS-X9316-SSNK9.2(5) Features Features Features Features DS-C9222i-K9 Cisco MDS 9222 Multiservice Modular Switch (includes 18 4-Gbps Fibre Channel ports and 4 Gigabit Ethernet IP storage services ports. MDS 9000 16-port 1-Gbps/2-Gbps Fibre Channel module x x x x x DS-X9032. MDS 9000 24-port 4-Gbps Fibre Channel module x x x x x DS-X9148. X2/SC optics. MDS 9000 4-port 10-Gbps Fibre Channel module x MDS 9200 Series Hardware Chassis Fibre Channel Switching Modules x 1 x x 1 x x 1 x x 1 x1 DS-X9248-48K9.2x Software 4. power supply.d o c @ c i s c o .2x Supported Software Matrix Supported NX-OS Release 4. 10-Gbps Fibre Channel—short reach x x x x x DS-X2-FC10G-LR. MDS 9000 16-port Storage Services Node (SSN-16)—16 fixed 1-Gbps Ethernet ports. Cisco MDS 9000 4/44-Port Host-Optimized 8-Gbps Fibre Channel Switching Module with SFP and SFP+ LC connectors x DS-X9032-SSM.2(3a) 4. 2 Gigabit Ethernet ports. and a modular expansion slot for Cisco MDS 9000 Family Switching and Service modules. MDS 9000 12-port 4-Gbps Fibre Channel module x x x x x DS-X9124.) x1 x1 x1 x1 x1 DS-C9216i-K9. 10-Gbps Ethernet—short reach x x x x x DS-X2-FC10G-CX4. Cisco MDS 9216 16-port semi-modular fabric switch (14 1-Gbps/2-Gbps Fibre Channel ports. X2/SC optics. MDS 9000 48-port 4-Gbps Fibre Channel module x x x x x DS-X9704.2(1a) Features 4. 4 service engines that support 4-port Gigabit Ethernet IP storage services ports x1 x1 x1 x1 x1 DS-X2-FC10G-SR. MDS 9000 32-port 1-Gpbs/2-Gbps Fibre Channel Storage Services Module x x x x x DS-X9302-14K9. and expansion slot) x x x x x DS-X9016.2(3) 4.2x Supported Software Se 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 ck .

1-Gbps/2-Gbps /4-Gbps x1 Fibre Channel—long wavelength SFP —supports distances up to 4 km x1 x1 x1 x1 DS-SFP-FC4G-LW SFP optics (LC type). 1550. 1590.Chapter 1 Cisco MDS 9000 Family Hardware and NX-OS Release 4. 1570. 1-Gbps/2-Gbps Fibre Channel—short wavelength SFP x x x x x DS-SFP-FC-2G-LW. 1530.2x Supported Software Cisco MDS 9000 Family Hardware and Software Compatibility Matrix Se 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 ck . 1490. or 1610 nm) x x x x DS-CWDM4Gxxxx.2(1a) Features 4. 1510. 1-Gbps/2-Gbps /4-Gbps Fibre Channel—long wavelength SFP —supports distances up to 10 km x1 x1 x1 x1 x1 DS-SFP-FC-2G-SW. 1590. 4-Gbps/2-Gbps/1-Gbps Fibre Channel—long wavelength SFP for DS-X92xx switching modules only—supports distances to 4 km x x x x x DS-SFP-FC4G-LW. or 1610 nm) x x x x DS-SFP-FC4G-SW SFP optics (LC type). 1-Gbps/2-Gbps /4-Gbps Fibre Channel—short wavelength SFP Coarse Wavelength Division Multiplexing (CWDM) x Dense Wavelength.2(3a) 4. CWDM 4-Gbps Fibre Channel SFP LC type interface xxxx nm (xxxx = 1470. 2-Gbps/4-Gbps/8-Gbps Fibre Channel—short x wavelength SFP+ optics (LC type) for DS-X92xx switching modules only x x x x DS-SFP-FC8G-LW. 1-Gbps Ethernet SFP x x x x x DS-SFP-FC4G-SW. 4-Gbps/2-Gbps/1-Gbps Fibre Channel—long wavelength SFP for DS-X92xx switching modules only—supports distances to 10 km x x x x x DS-CWDM-xxxx. 1-Gbps Ethernet and 1-Gbps/2-Gbps Fibre Channel—short wavelength SFP x x x x x DS-SFP-FCGE-LW. c o m Table 1-5 Cisco MDS 9200 Series Hardware and Release 4.2x Software MDS 9200 Series Hardware 4. 1-Gbps/2-Gbps Fibre Channel—long wavelength SFP x x x x x DS-SFP-FCGE-SW.2(3) 4. 1530. 1570.d o c @ c i s c o . 1510. 1490.2(5) Features Features Features Features Small form-factor pluggable optics (SFPs) DS-SFP-FC8G-SW. Gigabit Ethernet and 1-Gbps/2-Gbps Fibre x Channel SFP LC interface xxxx nm (xxxx = 1470.2x Supported Software Matrix (continued) Supported NX-OS Release 4.2(1b) 4.Division Multiplexing (DWDM) Cisco MDS 9000 Family Hardware and Software Compatibility Matrix and Feature Lists 1-12 OL-20433-01 . 1-Gbps Ethernet and 1-Gbps/2-Gbps Fibre Channel—long wavelength SFP x x x x x DS-SFP-GE-T. 4-Gbps/2-Gbps/1-Gbps Fibre Channel—short wavelength SFP for DS-X92xx switching modules x x x x x DS-SFP-FC4G-MR. 1550. 2-Gbps/4-Gbps/8-Gbps Fibre Channel —long x wavelength SFP+ optics (LC type) for DS-X92xx switching modules only —supports distances to 10 km x x x x x1 x1 x1 x1 x1 DS-SFP-FC4G-MR SFP optics (LC type).

1590. 4294.33) x x x x DWDM-SFP-xxxx .51.xx nm ( xx. multilayer fabric switch x x x x x DS-X2-FC10G-SR.98. 42. 2-slot chassis for CWDM ADMs 1. 56.25. 59. 4056.19.2x Supported Software Matrix (continued) Supported NX-OS Release 4.d o c @ c i s c o .2(5) Features DS-C9124-K9. X2/SC optics. 40.2(3a) 4. 3190.2(3) 4. X2/SC optics.2(1b) 4. Cisco MDS 9134 fixed configuration. 54.13.52. 54.xx.56. or 6061) x x x x x DS-CWDMOADM4A.53.72. 4851. 5413.12. 4-channel CWDM OADM module—Cisco CWDM 1550.2(1a) Features MDS 9200 Series Hardware 4.82. 58. non-modular. 4-channel CWDM optical ADM (OADM) module—Cisco CWDM 1470.2(1b) Features 4. Gigabit Ethernet and 1-Gbps/2-Gbps Fibre x Channel SFP LC interface xxxx nm ( xxxx = 3033. 5172. 5979.2(1a) Features 4.2(3a) Features 4.73. 48. or 30. Cisco MDS 9124 fixed configuration. 38. 5494. 50.2x Software 4.94. 55.90. 35. 5252. 42. 3582. fabric switch x x x x x DS-C9134-K9.61.92. 3504.94. 3977. 5092. 47. 52.79. DWDM X2 SC optics for 10-Gbps Fibre Channel x connectivity to an existing Ethernet DWDM infrastructure with 15xx.12. 1570. 38. or 1530 NM add/drop module x x x x DS-CWDMOADM4B.77. ADM for 8 CWDM wavelengths x x x x x x x x x x Add/Drop Multiplexer (ADM) CWDM Multiplexer Chassis DS-CWDMCHASSIS. 4612.17. 34. 32. 5817. 4692. 3819. 1510. 44.2x Software 4.14. 46. 35.98. c o m Table 1-5 Cisco MDS 9200 Series Hardware and Release 4.68. 51. 10-Gbps Fibre Channel—long reach—supports distances to 10 km x x x x x MDS 9100 Series Hardware Chassis Optics Cisco MDS 9000 Family Hardware and Software Compatibility Matrix and Feature Lists OL-20433-01 1-13 .12. 5898.2(3) Features 4.92.75. 50. 46. 36. 3268. 3898.xx = 60. Supported in Cisco MDS 9222i Table 1-6 Cisco MDS 9100 Series Hardware and Release 4. 5575.04. 4373.55.2x Supported Software Se 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 ck . 31.61.2x Supported Software Matrix Supported NX-OS Release 4. 5655.2(5) Features Features Features Features DWDM-X2-xx. non-modular. 4453. 5012. 3425. 31. 43. 39. 3661. 58. 1490. 10-Gbps Fibre Channel—short reach x x x x x DS-X2-FC10G-LR. 3112.Chapter 1 Cisco MDS 9000 Family Hardware and Software Compatibility Matrix Cisco MDS 9000 Family Hardware and NX-OS Release 4. or 1610 NM add/drop module x x x x x DS-CWDM-MUX8A. 4214.72. 4772.

1570.Chapter 1 Cisco MDS 9000 Family Hardware and NX-OS Release 4. 1570. 1510. 5817. 1510.d o c @ c i s c o . 4056.2(3) Features 4. 3977. 3112. 4453. 1-Gbps Ethernet and 1-Gbps/2-Gbps Fibre Channel—short wavelength SFP x x x x x DS-SFP-FCGE-LW. 1-Gbps/2-Gbps Fibre Channel—short wavelength SFP x x x x x DS-SFP-FC-2G-LW. 5252.2x Software 4. or 1610 NM add/drop module x x x x x DS-CWDM-MUX8A. 3819. 4214. 3661. 1-Gbps Ethernet SFP x x x x x DS-CWDM-xxxx. X2/CX-4 optics. 5898. ADM for 8 CWDM wavelengths x x x x x x x x x x MDS 9100 Series Hardware 4. 4851. 5012. 1530. 4692.2(5) Features DS-X2-FC10G-ER. 5655. 4-channel CWDM OADM module—Cisco CWDM 1550. 1-Gbps/2-Gbps /4-Gbps Fibre x Channel—long wavelength SFP —supports distances up to 10 km x x x x DS-SFP-FC-2G-SW. 3898. 1-Gbps/2-Gbps Fibre Channel—long wavelength SFP x x x x x DS-SFP-FCGE-SW. copper x x x x x DS-SFP-FC4G-SW SFP optics (LC type).2(1b) Features 4. 5172. 1490. 4373. 5092. 1570.2(1a) Features Small form-factor pluggable optics (SFPs) Coarse Wavelength Division Multiplexing (CWDM) Add/Drop Multiplexer (ADM) Dense Wavelength.Division Multiplexing (DWDM) DWDM-SFP-xxxx . CWDM 4-Gbps Fibre Channel SFP LC type interface xxxx nm (xxxx = 1470. 1550. or 6061) Cisco MDS 9000 Family Hardware and Software Compatibility Matrix and Feature Lists 1-14 OL-20433-01 . 1590. 10-Gbps Fibre Channel—extended x reach—supports distances to 40 km x x x x DS-X2-FC10G-CX4. 4294. 3504. 5979. c o m Table 1-6 Cisco MDS 9100 Series Hardware and Release 4. or 1610 nm) x x x x x DS-CWDMOADM4A. 1590. 3190. 5413. 1-Gbps/2-Gbps /4-Gbps Fibre x Channel—long wavelength SFP —supports distances up to 4 km x x x x DS-SFP-FC4G-LW SFP optics (LC type). 1-Gbps Ethernet and 1-Gbps/2-Gbps Fibre Channel—long wavelength SFP x x x x x DS-SFP-GE-T. 4612. 3425. 1-Gbps/2-Gbps /4-Gbps Fibre x Channel—short wavelength SFP x x x x DS-SFP-FC4G-MR SFP optics (LC type). 1590. 1490. 4-channel CWDM optical ADM (OADM) module—Cisco CWDM 1470.2(3a) Features 4. Gigabit Ethernet and 1-Gbps/2-Gbps Fibre Channel SFP LC interface xxxx nm ( xxxx = 3033. 1510. 3268. or 1610 nm) x x x x DS-CWDM4Gxxxx. 3582.2x Supported Software Cisco MDS 9000 Family Hardware and Software Compatibility Matrix Se 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 ck . 10-Gbps Fibre Channel. 4772. 1550. 5494. 1530. 5575. Gigabit Ethernet and 1-Gbps/2-Gbps Fibre Channel x SFP LC interface xxxx nm (xxxx = 1470.2x Supported Software Matrix (continued) Supported NX-OS Release 4. X2/SC optics. or 1530 NM add/drop module x x x x x DS-CWDMOADM4B. 1490.

2x Supported Software Se 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 ck .2(3) Features 4.2(1b) Features 4.Chapter 1 Cisco MDS 9000 Family Hardware and Software Compatibility Matrix Cisco MDS 9000 Family Hardware and NX-OS Release 4.2x Supported Software Matrix (continued) Supported NX-OS Release 4.d o c @ c i s c o .2(3a) Features 4.2(1a) Features 4. 2-slot chassis for CWDM ADMs Cisco MDS 9000 Family Hardware and Software Compatibility Matrix and Feature Lists OL-20433-01 1-15 .2x Software MDS 9100 Series Hardware 4.2(5) Features x x x x x CWDM Multiplexer Chassis DS-CWDMCHASSIS. c o m Table 1-6 Cisco MDS 9100 Series Hardware and Release 4.

1x Supported Software Matrix • Cisco MDS 9200 Series Hardware and Release 4. This section includes the following: • Cisco MDS 9500 Series Hardware and Release 4. Tip To view the features for Release 4. click the specific NX-OS release.Chapter 1 Cisco MDS 9000 Family Hardware and NX-OS Release 4.1x Supported Software Matrix • Cisco MDS 9100 Series Hardware and Release 4.1x software.1x software that is supporte on Cisco MDS 9000 Family switches and switch components. c o m Cisco MDS 9000 Family Hardware and NX-OS Release 4.1x Supported Software Matrix Cisco MDS 9000 Family Hardware and Software Compatibility Matrix and Feature Lists 1-16 OL-20433-01 .1x Supported Software Cisco MDS 9000 Family Hardware and Software Compatibility Matrix Se 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 ck .d o c @ c i s c o .1x Supported Software This section lists the Release 4.

1x Software 4. Cisco MDS 9509 Multilayer Director Switch x x x x DS-C9506. MDS 9500 Series Supervisor-2 module Fibre Channel Switching Modules Optics DS-X2-FC10G-SR. X2/SC optics. MDS 9000 24-port 4-Gbps Fibre Channel module x x x x DS-X9148.d o c @ c i s c o . 10-Gbps Fibre Channel—short reach x x x x DS-X2-FC10G-LR. x x x MDS 9500 Series Hardware Chassis External Crossbar Module Supervisor Modules DS-X9530-SF2-K9. MDS 9000 12-port 4-Gbps Fibre Channel module x x x x DS-X9124. MDS 9000 48-port 4-Gbps Fibre Channel module x x x x DS-X9704. Cisco MDS 9513 Multilayer Director Switch x x x x DS-C9509. MDS 9000 4-port 10-Gbps Fibre Channel module x x x x DS-X9224-96K9. c o m Table 1-7 Cisco MDS 9500 Series Hardware and Release 4. MDS 9000 2-port GE and 14-port Fibre Channel Multiprotocol Services (MPS-14/2) module x x x x DS-X9304-18K9 18-port Fibre Channel/4-port Gigabit Ethernet x Multiservice (MSM-18/4) module.Chapter 1 Cisco MDS 9000 Family Hardware and Software Compatibility Matrix Cisco MDS 9000 Family Hardware and NX-OS Release 4. MDS 9513 crossbar fabric2 module x x x x x x x x DS-X9016. MDS 9000 48-Port 8-Gbps Fibre Channel Switching Module with SFP and SFP+ LC connectors x x x x DS-X9248-48K9. MDS 9000 32-port 1-Gbps/2-Gbps Fibre Channel module x x x x DS-X9112. MDS 9513 crossbar fabric1 module x x x x DS-13SLT-FAB2.1(3a) Features DS-C9513. 10-Gbps Fibre Channel—long reach—supports distances to 10 km x x x x Cisco MDS 9000 Family Hardware and Software Compatibility Matrix and Feature Lists OL-20433-01 1-17 . MDS 9000 32-port 1-Gbps/2-Gbps Fibre Channel Storage Services Module x x x x DS-X9302-14K9.1(1c) Features 4.1(3) Features 4. X2/SC optics.1x Supported Software Matrix Supported NX-OS Release 4.1(1b) Features 4. Cisco MDS 9506 Multilayer Director Switch x x x x DS-13SLT-FAB1. Cisco MDS 9000 4/44-Port Host-Optimized x 8-Gbps Fibre Channel Switching Module with SFP and SFP+ LC connectors x x x DS-X9032-SSM.1x Supported Software Se 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 ck . MDS 9000 16-port 1-Gbps/2-Gbps Fibre Channel module x x x x DS-X9032. MDS 9000 24-Port 8-Gbps Fibre Channel Switching Module with SFP and SFP+ LC connectors x x x x DS-X9248-96K9.

72. 38.51. 3819. Gigabit Ethernet and 1-Gbps/2-Gbps Fibre Channel SFP LC interface xxxx nm (xxxx = 1470. 1490. 3898. 3977. or 6061) Add/Drop Multiplexer (ADM) DS-CWDMOADM4A. or 1610 nm) x x x DWDM-X2-xx. 5979. 46. 5252. 39. 1550. 3504. 51.98.xx = 60.52. 3661. 48. 1530. 4692. 4-channel CWDM optical ADM (OADM) module—Cisco CWDM 1470. CWDM 4-Gbps Fibre Channel SFP LC type x interface xxxx nm (xxxx = 1470. 3112. 3582. 10-Gbps Fibre Channel. 4453. 50. 4294.92.73. or 30. 4056. 1550.56. 5817. 38.61. 5092.1(3) Features 4. 54. 42.94. 10-Gbps Ethernet—short reach x x x x DS-X2-FC10G-CX4.13.1x Supported Software Cisco MDS 9000 Family Hardware and Software Compatibility Matrix Se 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 ck . 31. 50. 58. 1590.53.94. 43. c o m Table 1-7 Cisco MDS 9500 Series Hardware and Release 4. 34. 44. 1570. 4851.1(3a) Features x x x x DS-X2-E10G-SR. 3425. 31. 1-Gbps Ethernet and 1-Gbps/2-Gbps Fibre x Channel—short wavelength SFP x x x DS-SFP-FCGE-LW.Chapter 1 Cisco MDS 9000 Family Hardware and NX-OS Release 4. or 1530 NM add/drop module Cisco MDS 9000 Family Hardware and Software Compatibility Matrix and Feature Lists 1-18 OL-20433-01 . 5172.17. copper x x x x DS-SFP-FC2G-SW. 52. 4772.79. 42. 36. 5012. 10-Gbps Fibre Channel—extended reach—supports distances to 40 km Small form-factor pluggable optics (SFPs) Coarse Wavelength Division Multiplexing (CWDM) DS-CWDM-xxxx. 5575. 1510.1(1b) Features 4.14.25.1x Supported Software Matrix (continued) Supported NX-OS Release 4. Gigabit Ethernet and 1-Gbps/2-Gbps Fibre Channel SFP LC interface xxxx nm ( xxxx = 3033. 56. 40. 32.75.1(1c) Features 4. 5898. 4612. 1-Gbps/2-Gbps Fibre Channel—long wavelength SFP x x x x DS-SFP-FCGE-SW. 35. 1-Gbps Ethernet and 1-Gbps/2-Gbps Fibre x Channel—long wavelength SFP x x x DS-SFP-GE-T. 46. X2/SC optics.Division Multiplexing (DWDM) DWDM-SFP-xxxx . 1510. 1-Gbps/2-Gbps Fibre Channel—short wavelength SFP x x x x DS-SFP-FC2G-LW. 5655. DWDM X2 SC optics for 10-Gbps Fibre x Channel connectivity to an existing Ethernet DWDM infrastructure with 15xx. 47.61. 5413.92. 3268.d o c @ c i s c o . X2/CX-4 optics. 1590. 4214. or 1610 nm) Dense Wavelength. 35. 1490.33) x x x x x x x x x x x MDS 9500 Series Hardware DS-X2-FC10G-ER.77.90.72. 1570. 3190.12. 1-Gbps Ethernet SFP x x x x x x x x DS-CWDM4Gxxxx. 55.98.12.12. X2/SC optics.82. 4373. 1510. 54.1x Software 4.xx nm ( xx.55.04. 1530. 5494.xx.68. 58.19. 59. 1490.

x x x x DS-X2-FC10G-SR.1(1c) Features 4. Cisco MDS 9216 16-port semi-modular fabric switch x (14 1-Gbps/2-Gbps Fibre Channel ports. 1590. 4-channel CWDM OADM module—Cisco x CWDM 1550.1x Software 4. MDS 9000 48-port 4-Gbps Fibre Channel module x x x x DS-X9704. X2/SC optics. Cisco MDS 9000 4/44-Port Host-Optimized 8-Gbps Fibre Channel Switching Module with SFP and SFP+ LC connectors x DS-X9032-SSM.1(1c) Features 4. MDS 9000 24-port 4-Gbps Fibre Channel module x x x x DS-X9148.1(1b) Features 4.1(3a) Features DS-C9222i-K9 Cisco MDS 9222 Multiservice Modular Switch (includes x 18 4-Gbps Fibre Channel ports and 4 Gigabit Ethernet IP storage services ports.1x Software 4.1(3) Features 4. c o m Table 1-7 Cisco MDS 9500 Series Hardware and Release 4. power supply. 10-Gbps Fibre Channel—short reach x x x x Optics Cisco MDS 9000 Family Hardware and Software Compatibility Matrix and Feature Lists OL-20433-01 1-19 .1(3) Features 4. MDS 9000 16-port 1-Gbps/2-Gbps Fibre Channel module x x x x DS-X9032. 2-slot chassis for CWDM ADMs Table 1-8 Cisco MDS 9200 Series Hardware and Release 4. MDS 9000 4-port 10-Gbps Fibre Channel module x MDS 9200 Series Hardware Chassis Fibre Channel Switching Modules x 1 x x 1 x x 1 x1 DS-X9248-48K9. 2 Gigabit Ethernet ports. MDS 9000 12-port 4-Gbps Fibre Channel module x x x x DS-X9124.1x Supported Software Matrix Supported NX-OS Release 4. 1570. MDS 9000 32-port 1-Gbps/2-Gbps Fibre Channel module x x x x DS-X9112.1(3a) Features DS-CWDMOADM4B.1x Supported Software Matrix (continued) Supported NX-OS Release 4. MDS 9000 2-port GE and 14-port Fibre Channel Multiprotocol Services (MPS-14/2) Module x x x x DS-X9304-18K9 18-port Fibre Channel/4-port Gigabit Ethernet Multiservice (MSM-18/4) module. and a modular expansion slot for Cisco MDS 9000 Family Switching and Service modules. or 1610 NM add/drop module x x x x x x x x x x x MDS 9500 Series Hardware DS-CWDM-MUX8A.ADM for 8 CWDM wavelengths CWDM Multiplexer Chassis DS-CWDMCHASSIS.1(1b) Features 4.) x x x DS-C9216i-K9.1x Supported Software Se 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 ck . and expansion slot) x x x DS-X9016.Chapter 1 Cisco MDS 9000 Family Hardware and Software Compatibility Matrix Cisco MDS 9000 Family Hardware and NX-OS Release 4. MDS 9000 32-port 1-Gpbs/2-Gbps Fibre Channel Storage Services Module x x x x DS-X9302-14K9.d o c @ c i s c o .

1-Gbps/2-Gbps /4-Gbps x1 Fibre Channel—long wavelength SFP —supports distances up to 10 km x1 x1 x1 DS-SFP-FC-2G-SW. 1-Gbps/2-Gbps Fibre Channel—short wavelength SFP x x x x DS-SFP-FC-2G-LW. 1-Gbps Ethernet SFP x x x x DS-SFP-FC4G-SW.1x Supported Software Cisco MDS 9000 Family Hardware and Software Compatibility Matrix Se 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 ck .1(3a) Features DS-X2-FC10G-LR. 4-Gbps/2-Gbps/1-Gbps Fibre Channel—long wavelength SFP for DS-X91xx switching modules only—supports distances to 4 km x x x x DS-SFP-FC4G-LW. 1550. X2/SC optics. 2-Gbps/4-Gbps/8-Gbps Fibre Channel—short wavelength SFP+ optics (LC type) for DS-X92xx switching modules only DS-SFP-FC4G-SW SFP optics (LC type).1(1b) Features 4. 4-Gbps/2-Gbps/1-Gbps Fibre Channel—short wavelength SFP for DS-X92xx switching modules x x x x DS-SFP-FC4G-MR.1(3) Features 4. 1530. 1-Gbps/2-Gbps /4-Gbps x1 Fibre Channel—long wavelength SFP —supports distances up to 4 km x1 x1 x1 DS-SFP-FC4G-LW SFP optics (LC type). 1-Gbps Ethernet and 1-Gbps/2-Gbps Fibre Channel—long wavelength SFP x x x x DS-SFP-GE-T. 10-Gbps Ethernet—short reach x x x x DS-X2-FC10G-CX4. 2-Gbps/4-Gbps/8-Gbps Fibre Channel—long x wavelength SFP+ optics (LC type) for DS-X92xx switching modules only —supports distances to 10 km x x x x1 x1 x1 x1 DS-SFP-FC4G-MR SFP optics (LC type). 4-Gbps/2-Gbps/1-Gbps Fibre Channel—long wavelength SFP for DS-X91xx switching modules only—supports distances to 10 km x x x x DS-CWDM-xxxx. c o m Table 1-8 Cisco MDS 9200 Series Hardware and Release 4. 1490.Chapter 1 Cisco MDS 9000 Family Hardware and NX-OS Release 4. X2/SC optics. 10-Gbps Fibre Channel—extended reach—supports distances to 40 km x x x x DS-X2-E10G-SR. X2/CX-4 optics. 1510. 10-Gbps Fibre Channel—long reach—supports distances to 10 km x x x x DS-X2-FC10G-ER.1(1c) Features 4. 1-Gbps/2-Gbps Fibre Channel—long wavelength SFP x x x x DS-SFP-FCGE-SW. Gigabit Ethernet and 1-Gbps/2-Gbps Fibre x Channel SFP LC interface xxxx nm (xxxx = 1470. 1590. X2/SC optics.1x Supported Software Matrix (continued) Supported NX-OS Release 4. 10-Gbps Fibre Channel.1x Software 4.d o c @ c i s c o . copper x x x x x x x x DS-SFP-FC8G-LW. 1-Gbps Ethernet and 1-Gbps/2-Gbps Fibre Channel—short wavelength SFP x x x x DS-SFP-FCGE-LW. or 1610 nm) x x x MDS 9200 Series Hardware Small form-factor pluggable optics (SFPs) DS-SFP-FC8G-SW. 1570. 1-Gbps/2-Gbps /4-Gbps Fibre Channel—short wavelength SFP Coarse Wavelength Division Multiplexing (CWDM) Cisco MDS 9000 Family Hardware and Software Compatibility Matrix and Feature Lists 1-20 OL-20433-01 .

4056.92. 51.19.17. 32. 5898.53.1(1b) Features 4. Cisco MDS 9124 fixed configuration. 5817. 46. 4-channel CWDM optical ADM (OADM) mod. 5092.55. or 1610 nm) Dense Wavelength.1(3a) Features x x x x DWDM-X2-xx.12. 3819. 1510. non-modular.14.xx = 60.72.xx nm ( xx. 31.13.73.98. fabric x switch x x x DS-C9134-K9. 42. 56. 52. 3190. or 6061) x x x DS-CWDMOADM4A.68.94.1(1c) Features 4. 5655.1(3a) Features DS-C9124-K9.1(3) Features 4. 38. 1550. 50.1(1b) Features 4. Gigabit Ethernet and 1-Gbps/2-Gbps Fibre x Channel SFP LC interface xxxx nm ( xxxx = 3033. 35. Cisco MDS 9134 fixed configuration. 46.77.56. 5575.d o c @ c i s c o .Chapter 1 Cisco MDS 9000 Family Hardware and Software Compatibility Matrix Cisco MDS 9000 Family Hardware and NX-OS Release 4. 3112.1x Supported Software Se 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 ck .1(1c) Features 4.61. 3661.94. 3582. 1570. 3898. CWDM 4-Gbps Fibre Channel SFP LC type interface xxxx nm (xxxx = 1470.33) x x x DWDM-SFP-xxxx .Division Multiplexing (DWDM) Add/Drop Multiplexer (ADM) CWDM Multiplexer Chassis DS-CWDMCHASSIS.25.72.51.98. 44. 10-Gbps Fibre Channel—short reach Cisco MDS 9000 Family Hardware and Software Compatibility Matrix and Feature Lists OL-20433-01 1-21 . 4453. or 1610 NM add/drop module x x x x DS-CWDM-MUX8A. X2/SC optics. 5252. 1490. 1590.82. 36. 31. 3425.12. 39. 5172. 4851. 4214. 4294. 40. Supported in Cisco MDS 9222i Table 1-9 Cisco MDS 9100 Series Hardware and Release 4. 35. 54. 4692. 47. DWDM X2 SC optics for 10-Gbps Fibre Channel x connectivity to an existing Ethernet DWDM infrastructure with 15xx.1x Supported Software Matrix (continued) Supported NX-OS Release 4. or 1530 NM add/drop module x x x DS-CWDMOADM4B. 1570. 1490.04.75.xx.x ule—Cisco CWDM 1470.90. ADM for 8 CWDM wavelengths x x x x x x x x MDS 9200 Series Hardware DS-CWDM4Gxxxx.92. 5494.52. 3268.x Software 4. 1510. 1590. 1530. 4612. 55. 4772. 42.1x Supported Software Matrix Supported NX-OS Release 4. 48. 5012. 50. 3977. 43. 2-slot chassis for CWDM ADMs 1. multilayer fabric switch x x x x x x x x MDS 9100 Series Hardware Chassis Optics DS-X2-FC10G-SR. 58.1x Software 4. non-modular. or 30.12. 59. 54. 4-channel CWDM OADM module—Cisco CWDM 1550. 5979.79. 38. 5413.1(3) Features 4. 3504. 34. c o m Table 1-8 Cisco MDS 9200 Series Hardware and Release 4. 4373.61. 58.

1510. ADM for 8 CWDM wavelengths x x x x MDS 9100 Series Hardware Small form-factor pluggable optics (SFPs) Coarse Wavelength Division Multiplexing (CWDM) Add/Drop Multiplexer (ADM) Dense Wavelength. 1-Gbps/2-Gbps /4-Gbps Fibre Channel—long wavelength SFP —supports distances up to 10 km x x x x DS-SFP-FC-2G-SW. copper x x x x DS-SFP-FC4G-SW SFP optics (LC type). 1-Gbps/2-Gbps Fibre Channel—long wavelength SFP x x x x DS-SFP-FCGE-SW.1(3) Features 4. 1490. 1590.Division Multiplexing (DWDM) Cisco MDS 9000 Family Hardware and Software Compatibility Matrix and Feature Lists 1-22 OL-20433-01 . or 1610 nm) x x x x DS-CWDM4Gxxxx.1x Supported Software Cisco MDS 9000 Family Hardware and Software Compatibility Matrix Se 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 ck . 4-channel CWDM optical ADM (OADM) module—Cisco CWDM 1470. c o m Table 1-9 Cisco MDS 9100 Series Hardware and Release 4.d o c @ c i s c o . 1510. CWDM 4-Gbps Fibre Channel SFP LC type interface xxxx nm (xxxx = 1470. 1530. 1-Gbps Ethernet SFP x x x x DS-CWDM-xxxx.1(1c) Features 4. 1490. or 1610 NM add/drop module x x x x DS-CWDM-MUX8A. 1-Gbps/2-Gbps /4-Gbps Fibre Channel—long wavelength SFP —supports distances up to 4 km x x x x DS-SFP-FC4G-LW SFP optics (LC type). 1550. 1-Gbps/2-Gbps Fibre Channel—short wavelength SFP x x x x DS-SFP-FC-2G-LW. or 1610 nm) x x x x DS-CWDMOADM4A. X2/SC optics.Chapter 1 Cisco MDS 9000 Family Hardware and NX-OS Release 4. 1590. 1-Gbps Ethernet and 1-Gbps/2-Gbps Fibre Channel—short wavelength SFP x x x x DS-SFP-FCGE-LW.1x Supported Software Matrix (continued) Supported NX-OS Release 4. 1590. 1-Gbps/2-Gbps /4-Gbps Fibre Channel—short wavelength SFP x x x x DS-SFP-FC4G-MR SFP optics (LC type). or 1530 NM add/drop module x x x x DS-CWDMOADM4B. Gigabit Ethernet and 1-Gbps/2-Gbps Fibre Channel SFP LC interface xxxx nm (xxxx = 1470. X2/SC optics. 4-channel CWDM OADM module—Cisco CWDM 1550. 1570. 1-Gbps Ethernet and 1-Gbps/2-Gbps Fibre Channel—long wavelength SFP x x x x DS-SFP-GE-T. 1570.1(3a) Features DS-X2-FC10G-LR. 10-Gbps Fibre Channel—extended reach—supports distances to 40 km x x x x DS-X2-E10G-SR. 1490. X2/CX-4 optics.x Software 4. 1550. 10-Gbps Fibre Channel—long reach—supports distances to 10 km x x x x DS-X2-FC10G-ER. 10-Gbps Fibre Channel.1(1b) Features 4. 1530. X2/SC optics. 1510. 1570. 10-Gbps Ethernet—short reach x x x x DS-X2-FC10G-CX4.

Gigabit Ethernet and 1-Gbps/2-Gbps Fibre Channel SFP LC interface xxxx nm ( xxxx = 3033. 4612. 4453.d o c @ c i s c o . 5172. 4214. 3977.1x Supported Software Matrix (continued) Supported NX-OS Release 4. 4294. 5092. 4373.x Software 4.1(3a) Features x x x x x x CWDM Multiplexer Chassis DS-CWDMCHASSIS. 5817. 5012. 3190. 3661. 5413. 2-slot chassis for CWDM ADMs x Cisco MDS 9000 Family Hardware and Software Compatibility Matrix and Feature Lists OL-20433-01 1-23 . 4772. 3112. c o m Table 1-9 Cisco MDS 9100 Series Hardware and Release 4. 5979. 3582. 4056. 5252. 3898. 4692. 5898. 3268. or 6061) 4. 5494. 4851.1x Supported Software Se 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 ck . 5575.1(1c) Features 4. 3504. 5655.Chapter 1 Cisco MDS 9000 Family Hardware and Software Compatibility Matrix Cisco MDS 9000 Family Hardware and NX-OS Release 4. 3425. 3819.1(1b) Features MDS 9100 Series Hardware x DWDM-SFP-xxxx .1(3) Features 4.

3x software that is supported on Cisco MDS 9000 Family switches and switch components. c o m Cisco MDS 9000 Family Hardware and SAN-OS Release 3.3x Supported Software Cisco MDS 9000 Family Hardware and Software Compatibility Matrix Se 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 ck .3x Supported Software Matrix Cisco MDS 9000 Family Hardware and Software Compatibility Matrix and Feature Lists 1-24 OL-20433-01 .Chapter 1 Cisco MDS 9000 Family Hardware and SAN-OS Release 3. Tip To view the features for Release 3.3x Supported Software Matrix • Cisco MDS 9200 Series Hardware and Release 3.d o c @ c i s c o .3x Supported Software This section lists the Release 3.3x Supported Software Matrix • Cisco MDS 9100 Series Hardware and Release 3. This section includes the following: • Cisco MDS 9500 Series Hardware and Release 3.3x software. click the specific SAN-OS release.

4-port Gigabit Ethernet IPS services module x x x x x x x DS-X9032-SSM. MDS 9000 32-port 1-Gbps/2-Gbps Fibre Channel Storage Services Module x x x x x x x DS-X9302-14K9. Cisco MDS 9509 Multilayer Director Switch x x x x x x x DS-C9506. MDS 9000 12-port 4-Gbps Fibre Channel module x x x x x x x DS-X9124.3x Supported Software Se 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 ck .Chapter 1 Cisco MDS 9000 Family Hardware and Software Compatibility Matrix Cisco MDS 9000 Family Hardware and SAN-OS Release 3. MDS 9500 Series Supervisor-2 x module Fibre Channel Switching Modules DS-X9016.3(3) 3. MDS 9000 48-port 4-Gbps Fibre Channel module x x x x x x x DS-X9704. MDS 9500 Series/Fabric -1 xSupervisor module x DS-X9530-SF2-K9.d o c @ c i s c o . 8-port Gigabit Ethernet IPS services module x x x x x x x DS-X9304-SMIP. Cisco MDS 9506 Multilayer Director Switch x x x x x x x x x x x x x x x x x x x x x x x External Crossbar Module DS-13SLT-FAB1. c o m Table 1-10 Cisco MDS 9500 Series Hardware and Release 3. Cisco MDS 9513 Multilayer Director Switch x x x x x x x DS-C9509. MDS 9000 24-port 4-Gbps Fibre Channel module x x x x x x x DS-X9148. MDS 9513 crossbar fabric module Supervisor Modules DS-X9530-SF1-K9.3(4) 3.2x Software 3. MDS 9000 16-port 1-Gbps/2-Gbps Fibre Channel module x x x x x x x DS-X9032.3(1a) 3. MDS 9000 4-port 10-Gbps Fibre Channel module x x x x x x x DS-X9308-SMIP. MDS 9000 2-port GE and 14-port x Fibre Channel Multiprotocol Services (MPS-14/2) module x x x x x x Cisco MDS 9000 Family Hardware and Software Compatibility Matrix and Feature Lists OL-20433-01 1-25 .3(4a) 3.3(5) Features Features Features Features Features Features Features MDS 9500 Series Hardware Chassis DS-C9513. MDS 9000 32-port 1-Gbps/2-Gbps Fibre Channel module x x x x x x x DS-X9112.3(1c) 3.3x Supported Software Matrix Supported SAN-OS Release 3.3(2) 3.

1550.3(1a) 3. 1570. copper x x x x x x x DS-SFP-FC2G-SW. 1590. 10-Gbps Fibre Channel.3(3) 3. 1-Gbps Ethernet and x 1-Gbps/2-Gbps Fibre Channel—short wavelength SFP x x x x x x DS-SFP-FCGE-LW. X2/SC optics.3(4) 3. 10-Gbps Fibre Channel—extended reach x x x x x x x DS-X2-E10G-SR. 1510. 1-Gbps/2-Gbps Fibre Channel—short wavelength SFP x x x x x x x DS-SFP-FC2G-LW. 4-Gbps/2-Gbps/1-Gbps Fibre Channel—short wavelength SFP for DS-X91xx switching modules x x x x x x x DS-SFP-FC4G-MR. X2/SC optics. 1-Gbps/2-Gbps Fibre Channel—long wavelength SFP x x x x x x x DS-SFP-FCGE-SW. c o m Table 1-10 Cisco MDS 9500 Series Hardware and Release 3.3x Supported Software Cisco MDS 9000 Family Hardware and Software Compatibility Matrix Se 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 ck .3(1c) 3.3(5) Features Features Features Features Features Features Features DS-X9304-18K9 18-port Fibre Channel/4-port x Gigabit Ethernet Multiservice (MSM-18/4) module. or 1610 nm) Cisco MDS 9000 Family Hardware and Software Compatibility Matrix and Feature Lists 1-26 OL-20433-01 . X2/SC optics. 10-Gbps Fibre Channel—short reach x x x x x x x DS-X2-FC10G-LR. Gigabit Ethernet and 1-Gbps/2-Gbps Fibre Channel SFP LC interface xxxx nm (xxxx = 1470. 4-Gbps/2-Gbps/1-Gbps Fibre x Channel—long wavelength SFP for DS-X91xx switching modules only—supports distances to 4 km x x x x x x DS-SFP-FC4G-LW. 10-Gbps Fibre Channel—long reach x x x x x x x DS-X2-FC10G-ER. 1490.Chapter 1 Cisco MDS 9000 Family Hardware and SAN-OS Release 3.3x Supported Software Matrix (continued) Supported SAN-OS Release 3.2x Software MDS 9500 Series Hardware 3.3(2) 3. X2/SC optics. 1530. 1-Gbps Ethernet SFP x x x x x x x DS-SFP-FC4G-SW. 4-Gbps/2-Gbps/1-Gbps Fibre Channel—long wavelength SFP for DS-X91xx switching modules only—supports distances to 10 km x x x x x x x x x x x x x x Small form-factor pluggable optics (SFPs) Coarse Wavelength Division Multiplexing (CWDM) DS-CWDM-xxxx. 10-Gbps Ethernet — short reach x x x x x x x DS-X2-FC10G_CX4. x x x x x x Optics DS-X2-FC10G-SR.d o c @ c i s c o . 1-Gbps Ethernet and 1-Gbps/2-Gbps Fibre Channel—long wavelength SFP x x x x x x x DS-SFP-GE-T.3(4a) 3. X2/CX-4 optics.

3(1c) 3. and expansion slot) x x x x x x DS-C9216A-K9. Cisco MDS 9216 16-port semi-modular fabric switch (14 1-Gbps/2-Gbps Fibre Channel ports. 2 Gigabit Ethernet ports.3(5) Features Features Features x x x x x x x DS-C9216-K9.d o c @ c i s c o .) Fibre Channel Switching Modules Cisco MDS 9000 Family Hardware and Software Compatibility Matrix and Feature Lists OL-20433-01 1-27 . MDS 9000 24-port 4-Gbps Fibre Channel module x1 x1 x1 x1 x1 x1 x1 MDS 9200 Series Hardware Chassis DS-C9222i-K9 Cisco MDS 9222 Multiservice Modular Switch (includes 18 4-Gbps Fibre Channel ports and 4 Gigabit Ethernet IP storage services ports.3(4a) 3.3(2) 3. MDS 9000 16-port 1-Gbps/2-Gbps Fibre Channel module x x x x x x x DS-X9032.Chapter 1 Cisco MDS 9000 Family Hardware and Software Compatibility Matrix Cisco MDS 9000 Family Hardware and SAN-OS Release 3.3x Supported Software Matrix Supported SAN-OS Release 3. and expansion slot) x x x x x x DS-C9216i-K9.8. MDS 9000 32-port 1-Gbps/2-Gbps Fibre Channel module x x x x x x x DS-X9112.3x Supported Software Matrix (continued) Supported SAN-OS Release 3. power supply.3x Supported Software Se 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 ck . Cisco MDS 9216 16-port x semi-modular fabric switch (16 1-Gbps/2-Gbps Fibre Channel ports.4. Two-slot chassis for CWDM add/drop multiplexers x x x x x x x Table 1-11 Cisco MDS 9200 Series Hardware and Release 3.2x Software 3. power supply.3(3) 3. c o m Table 1-10 Cisco MDS 9500 Series Hardware and Release 3. power supply. 2 Gigabit Ethernet ports.3x Software 3. Add/drop multiplexer for four CWDM wavelengths x x x x x x x DS-CWDM-MUX.3(2) Features Features 3. 2 Gigabit Ethernet ports.3(3) Features 3.3(5) Features Features Features Features Features Features Features MDS 9500 Series Hardware DS-CWDM-MUX.3(4) 3.3(1a) 3. and a modular expansion slot for Cisco MDS 9000 Family Switching and Service modules. MDS 9000 12-port 4-Gbps Fibre Channel module x1 x1 x1 x1 x1 x1 x1 DS-X9124.3(4a) 3. Cisco MDS 9216 16-port x semi-modular fabric switch (16 1-Gbps/2-Gbps Fibre Channel ports. Add/drop multiplexer for eight CWDM wavelengths x x x x x x x DS-CWDMCHASSIS. and expansion slot) x x x x x x x DS-X9016.3(4) 3.3(1a) Features 3.3(1c) 3.

10-Gbps Fibre x 1 Channel—long reach x1 x1 x1 x1 x1 x1 DS-X2-FC10G-ER.3x Software 3.3(3) Features 3. 1-Gbps/2-Gbps Fibre Channel—short wavelength SFP x x x x x x x DS-SFP-FC2G-LW. 8-port Gigabit Ethernet IPS services module x x x x x x x DS-X9304-SMIP. 10-Gbps Fibre Channel. X2/CX-4 optics. 10-Gbps Fibre x 1 Channel—extended reach x1 x1 x1 x1 x1 x1 DS-X2-E10G-SR. MDS 9000 4-port 10-Gbps Fibre Channel module x1 x1 x1 x1 x1 x1 x1 DS-X9308-SMIP.3(5) Features Features Features DS-X9148.3x Supported Software Cisco MDS 9000 Family Hardware and Software Compatibility Matrix Se 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 ck . MDS 9000 32-port 1-Gpbs/2-Gbps Fibre Channel Storage Services Module x x x x x x x DS-X9302-14K9.3(2) Features Features 3.3x Supported Software Matrix (continued) Supported SAN-OS Release 3. 1-Gbps Ethernet and 1-Gbps/2-Gbps Fibre Channel—long wavelength SFP x x x x x x x DS-SFP-GE-T. X2/SC optics. 10-Gbps Ethernet — short reach x1 x1 x1 x1 x1 x1 x1 DS-X2-FC10G_CX4. X2/SC optics. x x x x x x x DS-X2-FC10G-SR.3(1a) Features 3. 10-Gbps Fibre x 1 Channel—short reach x1 x1 x1 x1 x1 x1 DS-X2-FC10G-LR.3(4) 3.3(4a) 3. 1-Gbps Ethernet SFP x x x x x x x MDS 9200 Series Hardware Optics Small form-factor pluggable optics (SFPs) Cisco MDS 9000 Family Hardware and Software Compatibility Matrix and Feature Lists 1-28 OL-20433-01 . 1-Gbps/2-Gbps Fibre Channel—long wavelength SFP x x x x x x x DS-SFP-FCGE-SW. c o m Table 1-11 Cisco MDS 9200 Series Hardware and Release 3. 4-port Gigabit Ethernet IPS services module x x x x x x x DS-X9032-SSM.Chapter 1 Cisco MDS 9000 Family Hardware and SAN-OS Release 3.3(1c) 3. X2/SC optics.d o c @ c i s c o . MDS 9000 48-port 4-Gbps Fibre Channel module x1 x1 x1 x1 x1 x1 x1 DS-X9704. X2/SC optics. 1-Gbps Ethernet and 1-Gbps/2-Gbps Fibre Channel—short wavelength SFP x x x x x x x DS-SFP-FCGE-LW. MDS 9000 2-port GE and 14-port Fibre Channel Multiprotocol Services (MPS-14/2) Module x x x x x x x DS-X9304-18K9 18-port Fibre Channel/4-port Gigabit Ethernet Multiservice (MSM-18/4) module. copper x1 x1 x1 x1 x1 x1 x1 DS-SFP-FC2G-SW.

1570. 1550.3(4a) 3.8.Chapter 1 Cisco MDS 9000 Family Hardware and Software Compatibility Matrix Cisco MDS 9000 Family Hardware and SAN-OS Release 3. Add/drop multiplexer for x four CWDM wavelengths x x x x x x DS-CWDM-MUX. Two-slot chassis for CWDM add/drop multiplexers x x x x x x MDS 9200 Series Hardware DS-SFP-FC4G-MR. Gigabit Ethernet and x 1-Gbps/2-Gbps Fibre Channel SFP LC interface xxxx nm (xxxx = 1470. 1590. c o m Table 1-11 Cisco MDS 9200 Series Hardware and Release 3.3(1c) 3. 4-Gbps/2-Gbps/1-Gbps Fibre x 1 Channel—long wavelength SFP for DS-X91xx switching modules only—supports distances to 10 km x1 x1 x1 x1 x1 x1 DS-CWDM-xxxx. Add/drop multiplexer for x eight CWDM wavelengths x x x x x x DS-CWDMCHASSIS.3(5) Features Features Features DS-SFP-FC4G-SW.d o c @ c i s c o .3x Software 3.3(3) Features 3. 1530. 4-Gbps/2-Gbps/1-Gbps Fibre x 1 Channel—short wavelength SFP for DS-X91xx switching modules x1 x1 x1 x1 x1 x1 x1 x1 x1 x1 x1 x1 x1 DS-SFP-FC4G-LW. or 1610 nm) x x x x x x DS-CWDM-MUX.3(4) 3. Supported in Cisco MDS 9222i Cisco MDS 9000 Family Hardware and Software Compatibility Matrix and Feature Lists OL-20433-01 1-29 .4. 4-Gbps/2-Gbps/1-Gbps Fibre Channel—long wavelength SFP for DS-X91xx switching modules only—supports distances to 4 km Coarse Wavelength Division Multiplexing (CWDM) x 1.3x Supported Software Matrix (continued) Supported SAN-OS Release 3. 1490. 1510.3x Supported Software Se 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 ck .3(1a) Features 3.3(2) Features Features 3.

fabric switch x x x x x x x DS-C9124-K9. 1510. 1-Gbps Ethernet SFP x x x x x x x DS-CWDM-xxxx.8. Cisco MDS 9134 fixed x configuration.d o c @ c i s c o .3(5) Features Features Features Features DS-C9120-K9. Cisco MDS 9120 fixed configuration. MDS 9140 fixed configuration. fabric switch x x x x x x x DS-C9134-K9. or 1610 nm) x x x x x x x DS-CWDM-MUX. 1550. c o m Table 1-12 Cisco MDS 9100 Series Hardware and Release 3. fabric switch x x x x x x x DS-SFP-FC2G-SW.3x Supported Software Cisco MDS 9000 Family Hardware and Software Compatibility Matrix Se 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 ck .3(1a) 3. 1590. Cisco MDS 9124 fixed configuration. 1-Gbps Ethernet and x 1-Gbps/2-Gbps Fibre Channel—short wavelength SFP x x x x x x DS-SFP-FCGE-LW. 1530. 1-Gbps Ethernet and 1-Gbps/2-Gbps Fibre Channel—long wavelength SFP x x x x x x x DS-SFP-GE-T. Add/drop multiplexer for eight CWDM wavelengths x x x x x x x DS-CWDMCHASSIS. non-modular. 1490.3(3) 3. non-modular.4. non-modular.Chapter 1 Cisco MDS 9000 Family Hardware and SAN-OS Release 3.3x Software 3.3(1c) 3.3x Supported Software Matrix Supported SAN-OS Release 3. Add/drop multiplexer for four CWDM wavelengths x x x x x x x DS-CWDM-MUX.3(4) 3. multilayer fabric switch x x x x x x DS-C9140-K9.3(2) Features Features Features 3. 1-Gbps/2-Gbps Fibre Channel—long wavelength SFP x x x x x x x DS-SFP-FCGE-SW. Two-slot chassis for CWDM add/drop multiplexers x x x x x x x MDS 9100 Series Hardware Chassis Small form-factor pluggable optics (SFPs) Coarse Wavelength Division Multiplexing (CWDM) Cisco MDS 9000 Family Hardware and Software Compatibility Matrix and Feature Lists 1-30 OL-20433-01 . non-modular. 1570.3(4a) 3. 1-Gbps/2-Gbps Fibre Channel—short wavelength SFP x x x x x x x DS-SFP-FC2G-LW. Gigabit Ethernet and 1-Gbps/2-Gbps Fibre Channel SFP LC interface xxxx nm (xxxx = 1470.

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This section lists the Release 3.2x software that is supported on Cisco MDS 9000 Family switches and
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Cisco MDS 9500 Series Hardware and Release 3.2x Supported Software Matrix

Supported SAN-OS Release 3.2x Software
3.2(1a)
Features

3.2(2c)
Features

3.2(3)
3.2(3a)
Features Features

DS-C9513, Cisco MDS 9513 Multilayer Director Switch

x

x

x

x

DS-C9509, Cisco MDS 9509 Multilayer Director Switch

x

x

x

x

DS-C9506, Cisco MDS 9506 Multilayer Director Switch

x

x

x

x

DS-13SLT-FAB1, MDS 9513 crossbar fabric module

x

x

x

x

DS-X9530-SF1-K9, MDS 9500 Series Supervisor module

x

x

x

DS-X9530-SF2-K9, MDS 9500 Series Supervisor-2 module

x

x

x

x

DS-X9016, MDS 9000 16-port 1-Gbps/2-Gbps Fibre Channel module

x

x

x

x

DS-X9032, MDS 9000 32-port 1-Gbps/2-Gbps Fibre Channel module

x

x

x

x

DS-X9112, MDS 9000 12-port 4-Gbps Fibre Channel module

x

x

x

x

DS-X9124, MDS 9000 24-port 4-Gbps Fibre Channel module

x

x

x

x

DS-X9148, MDS 9000 48-port 4-Gbps Fibre Channel module

x

x

x

x

DS-X9704, MDS 9000 4-port 10-Gbps Fibre Channel module

x

x

x

x

DS-X9308-SMIP, 8-port Gigabit Ethernet IPS services module

x

x

x

x

DS-X9304-SMIP, 4-port Gigabit Ethernet IPS services module

x

x

x

x

DS-X9032-SSM, MDS 9000 32-port 1-Gbps/2-Gbps Fibre Channel Storage
Services Module

x

x

x

x

DS-X9302-14K9, MDS 9000 2-port GE and 14-port Fibre Channel Multiprotocol
Services (MPS-14/2) module

x

x

x

x

x

x

x

MDS 9500 Series Hardware
Chassis

External Crossbar Module

Fibre Channel Switching Modules

DS-X9304-18K9 18-port Fibre Channel/4-port Gigabit Ethernet Multiservice
(MSM-18/4) module.
Optics
DS-X2-FC10G-SR, X2/SC optics, 10-Gbps Fibre Channel—short reach

x

x

x

DS-X2-FC10G-LR, X2/SC optics, 10-Gbps Fibre Channel—long reach

x

x

x

DS-X2-FC10G-ER, X2/SC optics, 10-Gbps Fibre Channel—extended reach

x

x

x

DS-X2-E10G-SR, X2/SC optics, 10-Gbps Ethernet — short reach

x

x

DS-X2-FC10G_CX4, X2/CX-4 optics, 10-Gbps Fibre Channel, copper

x

x

Small form-factor pluggable optics (SFPs)
DS-SFP-FC2G-SW, 1-Gbps/2-Gbps Fibre Channel—short wavelength SFP

x

x

x

DS-SFP-FC2G-LW, 1-Gbps/2-Gbps Fibre Channel—long wavelength SFP

x

x

x

DS-SFP-FCGE-SW, 1-Gbps Ethernet and 1-Gbps/2-Gbps Fibre Channel—short x
wavelength SFP

x

x

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Supported SAN-OS Release 3.2x Software
3.2(1a)
Features

3.2(2c)
Features

3.2(3)
3.2(3a)
Features Features

DS-SFP-FCGE-LW, 1-Gbps Ethernet and 1-Gbps/2-Gbps Fibre Channel—long x
wavelength SFP

x

x

DS-SFP-GE-T, 1-Gbps Ethernet SFP

x

x

x

DS-SFP-FC4G-SW, 4-Gbps/2-Gbps/1-Gbps Fibre Channel—short wavelength SFP x
for DS-X91xx switching modules

x

x

DS-SFP-FC4G-MR, 4-Gbps/2-Gbps/1-Gbps Fibre Channel—long wavelength SFP x
for DS-X91xx switching modules only—supports distances to 4 km

x

x

DS-SFP-FC4G-LW, 4-Gbps/2-Gbps/1-Gbps Fibre Channel—long wavelength SFP x
for DS-X91xx switching modules only—supports distances to 10 km

x

x

DS-CWDM-xxxx, Gigabit Ethernet and 1-Gbps/2-Gbps Fibre Channel SFP LC x
interface xxxx nm (xxxx = 1470, 1490, 1510, 1530, 1550, 1570, 1590, or 1610
nm)

x

x

x

DS-CWDM-MUX- 4, Add/drop multiplexer for four CWDM wavelengths

x

x

x

x

DS-CWDM-MUX- 8, Add/drop multiplexer for eight CWDM wavelengths

x

x

x

x

DS-CWDMCHASSIS, Two-slot chassis for CWDM add/drop multiplexers

x

x

x

x

MDS 9500 Series Hardware

Coarse Wavelength Division Multiplexing (CWDM)

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Cisco MDS 9200 Series Hardware and Release 3.2x Supported Software Matrix

Supported SAN-OS Release 3.2x Software
3.2(1a)
Features

MDS 9200 Series Hardware

3.2(2c)
3.2(3)
Features Features

3.2(3a)
Features

Chassis
DS-C9222i-K9 Cisco MDS 9222 Multiservice Modular Switch (includes 18 4-Gbps
Fibre Channel ports and 4 Gigabit Ethernet IP storage services ports, and a modular
expansion slot for Cisco MDS 9000 Family Switching and Service modules.)

x

x

DS-C9216-K9, Cisco MDS 9216 16-port semi-modular fabric switch (16
x
1-Gbps/2-Gbps Fibre Channel ports, 2 Gigabit Ethernet ports, power supply, and
expansion slot)

x

x

DS-C9216A-K9, Cisco MDS 9216 16-port semi-modular fabric switch (16
x
1-Gbps/2-Gbps Fibre Channel ports, 2 Gigabit Ethernet ports, power supply, and
expansion slot)

x

x

DS-C9216i-K9, Cisco MDS 9216 16-port semi-modular fabric switch (14
1-Gbps/2-Gbps Fibre Channel ports, 2 Gigabit Ethernet ports, power supply, and
expansion slot)

x

x

x

x

DS-X9016, MDS 9000 16-port 1-Gbps/2-Gbps Fibre Channel module

x

x

x

x

DS-X9032, MDS 9000 32-port 1-Gbps/2-Gbps Fibre Channel module

x

Fibre Channel Switching Modules

DS-X9112, MDS 9000 12-port 4-Gbps Fibre Channel module

x

x
1

x

x
1

x

x
1

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X2/SC optics. 4-Gbps/2-Gbps/1-Gbps Fibre Channel—short wavelength SFP x for DS-X91xx switching modules x 1 x x 1 x x 1 x1 DS-SFP-FC4G-MR. 4-Gbps/2-Gbps/1-Gbps Fibre Channel—long wavelength SFP x 1 for DS-X91xx switching modules only—supports distances to 10 km x1 x1 x1 DS-CWDM-xxxx. 1490.2x Software MDS 9200 Series Hardware 3.4. 1-Gbps/2-Gbps Fibre Channel—short wavelength SFP x x x x DS-SFP-FC2G-LW.2(3a) Features DS-X9124.d o c @ c i s c o . or 1610 nm) x x x DS-CWDM-MUX. Add/drop multiplexer for four CWDM wavelengths x x x Coarse Wavelength Division Multiplexing (CWDM) x Cisco MDS 9000 Family Hardware and Software Compatibility Matrix and Feature Lists 1-34 OL-20433-01 . 10-Gbps Fibre Channel. copper x1 x1 Small form-factor pluggable optics (SFPs) DS-SFP-FC2G-SW. X2/SC optics. MDS 9000 24-port 4-Gbps Fibre Channel module x1 x1 x1 x1 DS-X9148. 4-port Gigabit Ethernet IPS services module x x x x DS-X9032-SSM. 10-Gbps Fibre Channel—short reach x1 x1 x1 x1 DS-X2-FC10G-LR.2x Supported Software Cisco MDS 9000 Family Hardware and Software Compatibility Matrix Se 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 ck . MDS 9000 48-port 4-Gbps Fibre Channel module x1 x1 x1 x1 DS-X9704. 1-Gbps Ethernet and 1-Gbps/2-Gbps Fibre Channel—long x wavelength SFP x x x DS-SFP-GE-T.2(2c) 3.Chapter 1 Cisco MDS 9000 Family Hardware and SAN-OS Release 3.2(3) Features Features 3. 8-port Gigabit Ethernet IPS services module x x x x DS-X9304-SMIP. 1570. 1530. 10-Gbps Fibre Channel—extended reach x1 x1 x1 x1 DS-X2-E10G-SR. c o m Table 1-14 Cisco MDS 9200 Series Hardware and Release 3. X2/SC optics. 1510. 4-Gbps/2-Gbps/1-Gbps Fibre Channel—long wavelength SFP x 1 for DS-X91xx switching modules only—supports distances to 4 km x1 x1 x1 DS-SFP-FC4G-LW. 1-Gbps Ethernet and 1-Gbps/2-Gbps Fibre Channel—short x wavelength SFP x x x DS-SFP-FCGE-LW. MDS 9000 32-port 1-Gpbs/2-Gbps Fibre Channel Storage Services Module x x x x DS-X9302-14K9.2(1a) Features 3. 1-Gbps Ethernet SFP x DS-SFP-FC4G-SW. 1550. Gigabit Ethernet and 1-Gbps/2-Gbps Fibre Channel SFP LC x interface xxxx nm (xxxx = 1470.2x Supported Software Matrix (continued) Supported SAN-OS Release 3. 1-Gbps/2-Gbps Fibre Channel—long wavelength SFP x x x x DS-SFP-FCGE-SW. 10-Gbps Fibre Channel—long reach x1 x1 x1 x1 DS-X2-FC10G-LR. Optics DS-X2-FC10G-SR. 1590. MDS 9000 4-port 10-Gbps Fibre Channel module x1 x1 x1 x1 DS-X9308-SMIP. X2/SC optics. X2/CX-4 optics. 10-Gbps Ethernet — short reach x1 x1 DS-X2-FC10G_CX4. MDS 9000 2-port GE and 14-port Fibre Channel Multiprotocol Services (MPS-14/2) Module x x x x x x x DS-X9304-18K9 18-port Fibre Channel/4-port Gigabit Ethernet Multiservice (MSM-18/4) module.

1590. non-modular. MDS 9140 fixed configuration. 1-Gbps/2-Gbps Fibre Channel—short wavelength SFP x x x x DS-SFP-FC2G-LW.Chapter 1 Cisco MDS 9000 Family Hardware and Software Compatibility Matrix Cisco MDS 9000 Family Hardware and SAN-OS Release 3.8. fabric switch x x x x x x x x x DS-SFP-FC2G-SW. Gigabit Ethernet and 1-Gbps/2-Gbps Fibre Channel SFP LC interface xxxx nm (xxxx = 1470.4.2(3) Features Features 3. multilayer fabric switch DS-C9140-K9. 1550. 1-Gbps Ethernet and 1-Gbps/2-Gbps Fibre Channel—long wavelength SFP x x x x DS-SFP-GE-T. 1-Gbps/2-Gbps Fibre Channel—long wavelength SFP x x x x DS-SFP-FCGE-SW.2(3a) Features DS-C9120-K9. Cisco MDS 9120 fixed configuration. 1570. Add/drop multiplexer for eight CWDM wavelengths x x x x DS-CWDMCHASSIS. fabric switch Small form-factor pluggable optics (SFPs) Coarse Wavelength Division Multiplexing (CWDM) Cisco MDS 9000 Family Hardware and Software Compatibility Matrix and Feature Lists OL-20433-01 1-35 . 1490. Two-slot chassis for CWDM add/drop multiplexers x x x x MDS 9100 Series Hardware Chassis x DS-C9134-K9. Add/drop multiplexer for eight CWDM wavelengths x x x x DS-CWDMCHASSIS.2(3a) Features DS-CWDM-MUX. non-modular. 1530. Add/drop multiplexer for four CWDM wavelengths x x x x DS-CWDM-MUX.2x Supported Software Se 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 ck . non-modular.2(3) Features Features 3.8.2(1a) Features 3. or 1610 nm) x x x x DS-CWDM-MUX.2x Software 3. Cisco MDS 9124 fixed configuration.2(2c) 3.2(1a) Features 3.d o c @ c i s c o . 1510. c o m Table 1-14 Cisco MDS 9200 Series Hardware and Release 3.2(2c) 3.2x Software MDS 9200 Series Hardware 3. Cisco MDS 9134 fixed configuration. non-modular. Supported in Cisco MDS 9222i Table 1-15 Cisco MDS 9100 Series Hardware and Release 3.2x Supported Software Matrix (continued) Supported SAN-OS Release 3. Two-slot chassis for CWDM add/drop multiplexers x x x x 1.2x Supported Software Matrix Supported SAN-OS Release 3. fabric switch x x x x DS-C9124-K9. 1-Gbps Ethernet and 1-Gbps/2-Gbps Fibre Channel—short x wavelength SFP x x x DS-SFP-FCGE-LW. 1-Gbps Ethernet SFP x x x x DS-CWDM-xxxx.

1x software that is supported on Cisco MDS 9000 Family switches and switch components.1x Supported Software Matrix Cisco MDS 9000 Family Hardware and Software Compatibility Matrix and Feature Lists 1-36 OL-20433-01 .1x software. This section includes the following: • Cisco MDS 9500 Series Hardware and Release 3.1x Supported Software Matrix • Cisco MDS 9100 Series Hardware and Release 3.1x Supported Software This section lists the Release 3.Chapter 1 Cisco MDS 9000 Family Hardware and SAN-OS Release 3. click the specific SAN-OS release.d o c @ c i s c o .1x Supported Software Matrix • Cisco MDS 9200 Series Hardware and Release 3. c o m Cisco MDS 9000 Family Hardware and SAN-OS Release 3. Tip To view the features for Release 3.1x Supported Software Cisco MDS 9000 Family Hardware and Software Compatibility Matrix Se 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 ck .

1(3) Features Features 3.1(2) 3. MDS 9000 16-port 1-Gbps/2-Gbps Fibre Channel module x x x x x x DS-X9032. MDS 9000 2-port GE and 14-port Fibre Channel Multiprotocol Services (MPS-14/2) module x x x x x x DS-X2-FC10G-SR. Cisco MDS 9513 Multilayer Director Switch External Crossbar Module DS-13SLT-FAB1.1x Supported Software Se 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 ck . MDS 9000 24-port 4-Gbps Fibre Channel module x x x x x x DS-X9148. MDS 9000 4-port 10-Gbps Fibre Channel module x x x x x x DS-X9308-SMIP. MDS 9000 32-port 1-Gbps/2-Gbps Fibre Channel Storage Services Module x x x x x x DS-X9302-14K9.1(2a) Features Features 3. MDS 9500 Series Supervisor module x x x x x DS-X9530-SF2-K9.d o c @ c i s c o . MDS 9513 crossbar fabric module x Supervisor Modules Fibre Channel Switching Modules DS-X9016. 8-port Gigabit Ethernet IPS services module x x x x x x DS-X9304-SMIP.Chapter 1 Cisco MDS 9000 Family Hardware and Software Compatibility Matrix Cisco MDS 9000 Family Hardware and SAN-OS Release 3. X2/SC optics. X2/SC optics. Cisco MDS 9506 Multilayer Director Switch x x x x x x x x x x x DS-X9530-SF1-K9. 10-Gbps Fibre Channel—short reach x x x x x x DS-X2-FC10G-LR.1(4) Features x x x x x x DS-C9509. MDS 9000 12-port 4-Gbps Fibre Channel module x x x x x x DS-X9124.1(2b) 3. 10-Gbps Fibre Channel—extended reach x x x x x x Optics Cisco MDS 9000 Family Hardware and Software Compatibility Matrix and Feature Lists OL-20433-01 1-37 . 10-Gbps Fibre Channel—long reach x x x x x x DS-X2-FC10G-ER.1(3a) Features 3.1x Software 3.1x Supported Software Matrix Supported SAN-OS Release 3. 4-port Gigabit Ethernet IPS services module x x x x x x DS-X9032-SSM. X2/SC optics. c o m Table 1-16 Cisco MDS 9500 Series Hardware and Release 3. MDS 9000 48-port 4-Gbps Fibre Channel module x x x x x x DS-X9704. MDS 9500 Series Supervisor-2 module x x x x x x MDS 9500 Series Hardware Chassis DS-C9513. Cisco MDS 9509 Multilayer Director Switch x x x x x x DS-C9506. MDS 9000 32-port 1-Gbps/2-Gbps Fibre Channel module x x x x x x DS-X9112.

1x Supported Software Cisco MDS 9000 Family Hardware and Software Compatibility Matrix Se 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 ck . 4-Gbps/2-Gbps/1-Gbps Fibre Channel—short wavelength SFP for DS-X91xx switching modules x x x x x x DS-SFP-FC4G-MR.1(3) Features Features 3.1x Software 3. 1590. and expansion slot) x x Cisco MDS 9000 Family Hardware and Software Compatibility Matrix and Feature Lists 1-38 OL-20433-01 . Cisco MDS 9216 16-port semi-modular fabric switch (16 1-Gbps/2-Gbps Fibre Channel ports.1(3) Features 3. 1-Gbps Ethernet and 1-Gbps/2-Gbps x Fibre Channel—long wavelength SFP x x x x x DS-SFP-GE-T.1x Supported Software Matrix Supported SAN-OS Release 3. power supply. or 1610 nm) x x x x x x DS-CWDM-MUX.Chapter 1 Cisco MDS 9000 Family Hardware and SAN-OS Release 3. 4-Gbps/2-Gbps/1-Gbps Fibre Channel—long wavelength SFP for DS-X91xx switching modules only—supports distances to 10 km x x x x x x DS-CWDM-xxxx.1(2a) 3. 1490.1x Software MDS 9200 Series Hardware 3.1(4) Features x x x x x x DS-SFP-FC2G-LW. 1510. 2 Gigabit Ethernet ports.1(3a) Features 3. 1-Gbps Ethernet SFP x x x x x x DS-SFP-FC4G-SW.1(2b) 3. Two-slot chassis for CWDM add/drop multiplexers x x x x x x MDS 9500 Series Hardware Small form-factor pluggable optics (SFPs) DS-SFP-FC2G-SW. Add/drop multiplexer for four CWDM wavelengths x x x x x x DS-CWDM-MUX. 1-Gbps/2-Gbps Fibre Channel—long x wavelength SFP x x x x x DS-SFP-FCGE-SW. 1570.1x Supported Software Matrix (continued) Supported SAN-OS Release 3. 1550.1(3a) Features 3.1(4) Features x x x x Chassis DS-C9216-K9.1(2) 3.4. Gigabit Ethernet and 1-Gbps/2-Gbps Fibre Channel SFP LC interface xxxx nm (xxxx = 1470. 4-Gbps/2-Gbps/1-Gbps Fibre Channel—long wavelength SFP for DS-X91xx switching modules only—supports distances to 4 km x x x x x x DS-SFP-FC4G-LW.1(2) 3.1(2a) Features Features 3.d o c @ c i s c o . c o m Table 1-16 Cisco MDS 9500 Series Hardware and Release 3. 1-Gbps/2-Gbps Fibre Channel—short wavelength SFP Coarse Wavelength Division Multiplexing (CWDM) Table 1-17 Cisco MDS 9200 Series Hardware and Release 3. Add/drop multiplexer for eight CWDM wavelengths x x x x x x DS-CWDMCHASSIS. 1530. 1-Gbps Ethernet and 1-Gbps/2-Gbps x Fibre Channel—short wavelength SFP x x x x x DS-SFP-FCGE-LW.1(2b) Features Features Features 3.8.

MDS 9000 4-port 10-Gbps Fibre Channel module x1 x1 x1 x1 x1 x1 DS-X9308-SMIP. Cisco MDS 9216 16-port semi-modular fabric switch (16 1-Gbps/2-Gbps Fibre Channel ports. and expansion slot) x x x x x x DS-X9016.1x Software 3. c o m Table 1-17 Cisco MDS 9200 Series Hardware and Release 3.1(2) 3. and expansion slot) x x x x x x DS-C9216i-K9.1x Supported Software Matrix (continued) Supported SAN-OS Release 3.1x Supported Software Se 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 ck . MDS 9000 2-port GE and 14-port Fibre Channel Multiprotocol Services (MPS-14/2) Module x x x x x x DS-X2-FC10G-SR.d o c @ c i s c o . 1-Gbps/2-Gbps Fibre Channel—short x wavelength SFP x x x x x DS-SFP-FC2G-LW. 10-Gbps Fibre Channel—short reach x1 x1 x1 x1 x1 x1 DS-X2-FC10G-LR. 1-Gbps/2-Gbps Fibre Channel—long wavelength SFP x x x x x x DS-SFP-FCGE-SW. MDS 9000 48-port 4-Gbps Fibre Channel module x1 x1 x1 x1 x1 x1 DS-X9704. X2/SC optics. MDS 9000 12-port 4-Gbps Fibre Channel module x1 x1 x1 x1 x1 x1 DS-X9124. Cisco MDS 9216 16-port semi-modular fabric switch (14 1-Gbps/2-Gbps Fibre Channel ports. MDS 9000 32-port 1-Gbps/2-Gbps Fibre Channel module x x x x x x DS-X9112. power supply.Chapter 1 Cisco MDS 9000 Family Hardware and Software Compatibility Matrix Cisco MDS 9000 Family Hardware and SAN-OS Release 3.1(4) Features DS-C9216A-K9. 1-Gbps Ethernet and 1-Gbps/2-Gbps Fibre Channel—long wavelength SFP x x x x x x MDS 9200 Series Hardware Fibre Channel Switching Modules Optics Small form-factor pluggable optics (SFPs) Cisco MDS 9000 Family Hardware and Software Compatibility Matrix and Feature Lists OL-20433-01 1-39 . 8-port Gigabit Ethernet IPS services module x x x x x x DS-X9304-SMIP. 2 Gigabit Ethernet ports.1(3) Features 3. X2/SC optics.1(2a) 3. MDS 9000 24-port 4-Gbps Fibre Channel module x1 x1 x1 x1 x1 x1 DS-X9148. X2/SC optics. 4-port Gigabit Ethernet IPS services module x x x x x x DS-X9032-SSM. 10-Gbps Fibre Channel—extended reach x1 x1 x1 x1 x1 x1 DS-SFP-FC2G-SW. power supply. 2 Gigabit Ethernet ports. MDS 9000 16-port 1-Gbps/2-Gbps Fibre Channel module x x x x x x DS-X9032. MDS 9000 32-port 1-Gpbs/2-Gbps Fibre Channel Storage Services Module x x x x x x DS-X9302-14K9.1(3a) Features 3. 1-Gbps Ethernet and 1-Gbps/2-Gbps Fibre Channel—short wavelength SFP x x x x x x DS-SFP-FCGE-LW.1(2b) Features Features Features 3. 10-Gbps Fibre Channel—long reach x1 x1 x1 x1 x1 x1 DS-X2-FC10G-LR.

1-Gbps Ethernet SFP x x x x x 1 x x 1 x 1 x 1 x 1 x1 DS-SFP-FC4G-SW. Supported in Cisco MDS 9222i Cisco MDS 9000 Family Hardware and Software Compatibility Matrix and Feature Lists 1-40 OL-20433-01 .1(2a) 3.8. c o m Table 1-17 Cisco MDS 9200 Series Hardware and Release 3. 1510.1(2) 3. 1490.1(3) Features 3. 1530. Add/drop multiplexer for four CWDM wavelengths x x x x x x DS-CWDM-MUX.1(3a) Features 3.1x Supported Software Cisco MDS 9000 Family Hardware and Software Compatibility Matrix Se 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 ck .d o c @ c i s c o . 4-Gbps/2-Gbps/1-Gbps Fibre Channel—long wavelength SFP for DS-X91xx switching modules only—supports distances to 10 km x1 x1 x1 x1 x1 x1 DS-CWDM-xxxx. 4-Gbps/2-Gbps/1-Gbps Fibre Channel—long wavelength SFP for DS-X91xx switching modules only—supports distances to 4 km x1 x1 x1 x1 x1 x1 DS-SFP-FC4G-LW. 4-Gbps/2-Gbps/1-Gbps Fibre Channel—short wavelength SFP for DS-X91xx switching modules x DS-SFP-FC4G-MR.4.1(2b) Features Features Features 3. 1550.1(4) Features DS-SFP-GE-T. 1570. or 1610 nm) x x x x x x DS-CWDM-MUX. Add/drop multiplexer for eight CWDM wavelengths x x x x x x DS-CWDMCHASSIS.1x Supported Software Matrix (continued) Supported SAN-OS Release 3.1x Software MDS 9200 Series Hardware 3.Chapter 1 Cisco MDS 9000 Family Hardware and SAN-OS Release 3. Two-slot chassis for CWDM add/drop multiplexers x x x x x x Coarse Wavelength Division Multiplexing (CWDM) 1. Gigabit Ethernet and 1-Gbps/2-Gbps Fibre Channel SFP LC interface xxxx nm (xxxx = 1470. 1590.

non-modular.1(3a) 3. c o m Table 1-18 Cisco MDS 9100 Series Hardware and Release 3.d o c @ c i s c o . 1-Gbps/2-Gbps Fibre Channel—long wavelength SFP x x x x x x DS-SFP-FCGE-SW. fabric switch x x x x x x DS-C9140-K9. non-modular.1(3) 3. 1-Gbps/2-Gbps Fibre Channel—short wavelength SFP x x x x x x DS-SFP-FC2G-LW. Cisco MDS 9124 fixed configuration.4.1(4) Features Features Features Features DS-C9120-K9. fabric switch x x x x x x DS-C9124-K9.1(2b) 3. 1490. non-modular. MDS 9140 fixed configuration. 1510. 1590.8.1(2a) Features 3. Add/drop multiplexer for four CWDM wavelengths x x x x x x DS-CWDM-MUX.1(2) Features 3.Chapter 1 Cisco MDS 9000 Family Hardware and Software Compatibility Matrix Cisco MDS 9000 Family Hardware and SAN-OS Release 3. Gigabit Ethernet and 1-Gbps/2-Gbps Fibre Channel SFP LC interface xxxx nm (xxxx = 1470. 1-Gbps Ethernet and 1-Gbps/2-Gbps Fibre Channel—short wavelength SFP x x x x x x DS-SFP-FCGE-LW. or 1610 nm) x x x x x x DS-CWDM-MUX. 1530. Cisco MDS 9120 fixed configuration. Add/drop multiplexer for eight CWDM wavelengths x x x x x x DS-CWDMCHASSIS. 1-Gbps Ethernet SFP x x x x x x DS-CWDM-xxxx. 1570.1x Supported Software Se 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 ck . 1-Gbps Ethernet and 1-Gbps/2-Gbps Fibre Channel—long wavelength SFP x x x x x x DS-SFP-GE-T.1x Supported Software Matrix Supported SAN-OS Release 3.1x Software 3. fabric switch x x x x x x DS-SFP-FC2G-SW. Two-slot chassis for CWDM add/drop multiplexers x x x x x x MDS 9100 Series Hardware Chassis Small form-factor pluggable optics (SFPs) Coarse Wavelength Division Multiplexing (CWDM) Cisco MDS 9000 Family Hardware and Software Compatibility Matrix and Feature Lists OL-20433-01 1-41 . 1550.

Chapter 1 Cisco MDS 9000 Family Hardware and SAN-OS Release 3. Tip To view the features for Release 3.0x Supported Software Matrix Cisco MDS 9000 Family Hardware and Software Compatibility Matrix and Feature Lists 1-42 OL-20433-01 .0x software that is supported on Cisco MDS 9000 Family switches and switch components. c o m Cisco MDS 9000 Family Hardware and SAN-OS Release 3.0x Supported Software Matrix • Cisco MDS 9200 Series Hardware and Release 3.0x Supported Software Matrix • Cisco MDS 9100 Series Hardware and Release 3.d o c @ c i s c o .0x Supported Software Cisco MDS 9000 Family Hardware and Software Compatibility Matrix Se 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 ck .0x Supported Software This section lists the Release 3.0x software. click the specific SAN-OS release. This section includes the following: • Cisco MDS 9500 Series Hardware and Release 3.

MDS 9000 24-port 4-Gbps Fibre Channel module x x x x DS-X9148. Cisco MDS 9506 Multilayer Director Switch x x x x x x x x x x MDS 9500 Series Hardware Chassis External Crossbar Module DS-13SLT-FAB1.0(3) Features DS-C9513. 4-port Gigabit Ethernet IPS services module x x x x DS-X9032-SSM. MDS 9000 2-port GE and 14-port Fibre Channel Multiprotocol Services (MPS-14/2) module x x x x Fibre Channel Switching Modules Cisco MDS 9000 Family Hardware and Software Compatibility Matrix and Feature Lists OL-20433-01 1-43 .Chapter 1 Cisco MDS 9000 Family Hardware and Software Compatibility Matrix Cisco MDS 9000 Family Hardware and SAN-OS Release 3. Cisco MDS 9513 Multilayer Director Switch x x x x DS-C9509. MDS 9000 4-port 10-Gbps Fibre Channel module x x x x DS-X9308-SMIP.0(2) Features 3. MDS 9000 32-port 1-Gbps/2-Gbps Fibre Channel module x x x x DS-X9112. 8-port Gigabit Ethernet IPS services module x x x x DS-X9304-SMIP. MDS 9513 crossbar fabric module Supervisor Modules DS-X9530-SF1-K9.0(2a) Features 3. c o m Table 1-19 Cisco MDS 9500 Series Hardware and Release 3. MDS 9000 16-port 1-Gbps/2-Gbps Fibre Channel module x x x x DS-X9032. MDS 9000 12-port 4-Gbps Fibre Channel module x x x x DS-X9124.0x Software 3. MDS 9000 32-port 1-Gbps/2-Gbps Fibre Channel Storage Services Module x x x x DS-X9302-14K9.0x Supported Software Se 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 ck . Cisco MDS 9509 Multilayer Director Switch x x x x DS-C9506. MDS 9000 48-port 4-Gbps Fibre Channel module x x x x DS-X9704. MDS 9500 Series Supervisor-2 module x x x x DS-X9016. MDS 9500 Series Supervisor module x DS-X9530-SF2-K9.0x Supported Software Matrix Supported SAN-OS Release 3.0(1) Features 3.d o c @ c i s c o .

0x Software 3. 2 Gigabit Ethernet ports. Gigabit Ethernet and 1-Gbps/2-Gbps Fibre Channel SFP x LC interface xxxx nm (xxxx = 1470. power supply. power supply. 1-Gbps Ethernet and 1-Gbps/2-Gbps Fibre Channel—long wavelength SFP x x x x DS-SFP-GE-T. Add/drop multiplexer for four CWDM wavelengths x x x x DS-CWDM-MUX.0x Supported Software Cisco MDS 9000 Family Hardware and Software Compatibility Matrix Se 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 ck . 1550. 1570. 4-Gbps/2-Gbps/1-Gbps Fibre Channel—long wavelength SFP for DS-X91xx switching modules only—supports distances to 4 km x x x x1 DS-SFP-FC4G-LW. X2/SC optics.0(3) Features DS-X2-FC10G-SR. 10-Gbps Fibre Channel—short reach x x x x DS-X2-FC10G-LR.0(2) 3.0x Supported Software Matrix (continued) Supported SAN-OS Release 3. Two-slot chassis for CWDM add/drop multiplexers x x x x MDS 9500 Series Hardware Optics Small form-factor pluggable optics (SFPs) Coarse Wavelength Division Multiplexing (CWDM) Table 1-20 Cisco MDS 9200 Series Hardware and Release 3.0(2a) Features Features Features 3. 10-Gbps Fibre Channel—long reach x x x x DS-SFP-FC2G-SW. c o m Table 1-19 Cisco MDS 9500 Series Hardware and Release 3.0(3) Features Chassis DS-C9216-K9.4. 1510.8. and expansion slot) x x x DS-C9216A-K9. Cisco MDS 9216 16-port semi-modular fabric switch (16 x 1-Gbps/2-Gbps Fibre Channel ports. 1-Gbps Ethernet SFP x x x x DS-SFP-FC4G-SW. and expansion slot) x x x Cisco MDS 9000 Family Hardware and Software Compatibility Matrix and Feature Lists 1-44 OL-20433-01 . 1530. X2/SC optics. or 1610 nm) x x x DS-CWDM-MUX. Cisco MDS 9216 16-port semi-modular fabric switch (16 x 1-Gbps/2-Gbps Fibre Channel ports.0(1) Features 3. 2 Gigabit Ethernet ports.0(2a) Features 3. 1490. 4-Gbps/2-Gbps/1-Gbps Fibre Channel—short wavelength SFP for DS-X91xx switching modules x x x x1 DS-SFP-FC4G-MR. 1-Gbps Ethernet and 1-Gbps/2-Gbps Fibre Channel—short wavelength SFP x x x x DS-SFP-FCGE-LW. 1-Gbps/2-Gbps Fibre Channel—long wavelength SFP x x x x DS-SFP-FCGE-SW.0(1) 3.0(2) Features 3.Chapter 1 Cisco MDS 9000 Family Hardware and SAN-OS Release 3. 1590.d o c @ c i s c o .0x Supported Software Matrix Supported SAN-OS Release 3. Add/drop multiplexer for eight CWDM wavelengths x x x x DS-CWDMCHASSIS. 1-Gbps/2-Gbps Fibre Channel—short wavelength SFP x x x x DS-SFP-FC2G-LW.0x Software MDS 9200 Series Hardware 3. 4-Gbps/2-Gbps/1-Gbps Fibre Channel—long wavelength SFP for DS-X91xx switching modules only—supports distances to 10 km x x x x1 DS-CWDM-xxxx.

Cisco MDS 9216 16-port semi-modular fabric switch (14 1-Gbps/2-Gbps Fibre Channel ports. MDS 9000 32-port 1-Gpbs/2-Gbps Fibre Channel Storage Services Module x x x x DS-X9302-14K9. 10-Gbps Fibre Channel—long reach x x x x DS-SFP-FC2G-SW. 1-Gbps Ethernet and 1-Gbps/2-Gbps Fibre Channel—long x wavelength SFP x x x DS-SFP-GE-T.Chapter 1 Cisco MDS 9000 Family Hardware and Software Compatibility Matrix Cisco MDS 9000 Family Hardware and SAN-OS Release 3. MDS 9000 12-port 4-Gbps Fibre Channel module x DS-X9124. 4-Gbps/2-Gbps/1-Gbps Fibre Channel—long wavelength SFP x for DS-X91xx switching modules only—supports distances to 4 km x x x DS-SFP-FC4G-LW. 1510.0x Software 3.0(1) 3.d o c @ c i s c o . MDS 9000 48-port 4-Gbps Fibre Channel module x1 x1 x1 x1 DS-X9704. c o m Table 1-20 Cisco MDS 9200 Series Hardware and Release 3. 4-Gbps/2-Gbps/1-Gbps Fibre Channel—short wavelength SFP x for DS-X91xx switching modules x x x DS-SFP-FC4G-MR. 10-Gbps Fibre Channel—short reach x x x x DS-X2-FC10G-LR. Gigabit Ethernet and 1-Gbps/2-Gbps Fibre Channel SFP LC x interface xxxx nm (xxxx = 1470. MDS 9000 32-port 1-Gbps/2-Gbps Fibre Channel module x MDS 9200 Series Hardware DS-C9216i-K9. 1530. or 1610 nm) x x x Optics Small form-factor pluggable optics (SFPs) Coarse Wavelength Division Multiplexing (CWDM) Cisco MDS 9000 Family Hardware and Software Compatibility Matrix and Feature Lists OL-20433-01 1-45 . 1490. 1-Gbps Ethernet SFP x x x x DS-SFP-FC4G-SW.0(2) 3.0(2a) Features Features Features 3. power supply. X2/SC optics. 1-Gbps/2-Gbps Fibre Channel—long wavelength SFP x x x x DS-SFP-FCGE-SW. 8-port Gigabit Ethernet IPS services module x x x x DS-X9304-SMIP.0(3) Features x x x x DS-X9016. X2/SC optics.0x Supported Software Se 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 ck . MDS 9000 16-port 1-Gbps/2-Gbps Fibre Channel module x x x x DS-X9032. and expansion slot) Fibre Channel Switching Modules x 1 x x 1 x x 1 x1 DS-X9112. 1590.0x Supported Software Matrix (continued) Supported SAN-OS Release 3. 2 Gigabit Ethernet ports. 4-port Gigabit Ethernet IPS services module x x x x DS-X9032-SSM. MDS 9000 24-port 4-Gbps Fibre Channel module x1 x1 x1 x1 DS-X9148. 4-Gbps/2-Gbps/1-Gbps Fibre Channel—long wavelength SFP for DS-X91xx switching modules only—supports distances to 10 km x x x x DS-CWDM-xxxx. 1-Gbps Ethernet and 1-Gbps/2-Gbps Fibre Channel—short x wavelength SFP x x x DS-SFP-FCGE-LW. 1550. MDS 9000 2-port GE and 14-port Fibre Channel Multiprotocol Services (MPS-14/2) Module x x x x DS-X2-FC10G-SR. MDS 9000 4-port 10-Gbps Fibre Channel module x1 x1 x1 x1 DS-X9308-SMIP. 1570. 1-Gbps/2-Gbps Fibre Channel—short wavelength SFP x x x x DS-SFP-FC2G-LW.

Chapter 1 Cisco MDS 9000 Family Hardware and SAN-OS Release 3. 1-Gbps/2-Gbps Fibre Channel—short wavelength SFP x x x x DS-SFP-FC2G-LW.0(2) 3.0x Supported Software Cisco MDS 9000 Family Hardware and Software Compatibility Matrix Se 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 ck .0(1) Features 3. MDS 9140 fixed configuration. non-modular.0x Supported Software Matrix Supported SAN-OS Release 3. Cisco MDS 9120 fixed configuration.0(3) Features DS-C9120-K9.0x Software 3. or 1610 nm) x x x DS-CWDM-MUX.4. non-modular. 1-Gbps/2-Gbps Fibre Channel—long wavelength SFP x x x x DS-SFP-FCGE-SW. fabric switch x x x x DS-SFP-FC2G-SW. 1570. Add/drop multiplexer for eight CWDM wavelengths x x x x DS-CWDMCHASSIS.0(2a) Features 3. Two-slot chassis for CWDM add/drop multiplexers x x x x 1. 1-Gbps Ethernet and 1-Gbps/2-Gbps Fibre Channel—long wavelength SFP x x x x DS-SFP-GE-T.0(3) Features DS-CWDM-MUX. 1550. 1-Gbps Ethernet SFP x x x x DS-CWDM-xxxx. 1490. Supported in Cisco MDS 9222i Table 1-21 Cisco MDS 9100 Series Hardware and Release 3.0(2) Features 3.4. Add/drop multiplexer for four CWDM wavelengths x x x x DS-CWDM-MUX. Add/drop multiplexer for four CWDM wavelengths x x x x DS-CWDM-MUX. 1530.0(2a) Features Features Features 3. c o m Table 1-20 Cisco MDS 9200 Series Hardware and Release 3.8. 1590. Gigabit Ethernet and 1-Gbps/2-Gbps Fibre Channel SFP x LC interface xxxx nm (xxxx = 1470.0x Software MDS 9200 Series Hardware 3. Add/drop multiplexer for eight CWDM wavelengths x x x x DS-CWDMCHASSIS. 1510. Two-slot chassis for CWDM add/drop multiplexers x x x x MDS 9100 Series Hardware Chassis Small form-factor pluggable optics (SFPs) Coarse Wavelength Division Multiplexing (CWDM) Cisco MDS 9000 Family Hardware and Software Compatibility Matrix and Feature Lists 1-46 OL-20433-01 .0(1) 3.0x Supported Software Matrix (continued) Supported SAN-OS Release 3. fabric switch x x x x DS-C9140-K9.d o c @ c i s c o . 1-Gbps Ethernet and 1-Gbps/2-Gbps Fibre Channel—short wavelength SFP x x x x DS-SFP-FCGE-LW.8.

3x Software 3. or eight internal and four external active ports and two 4-Gb SFPs installed).Chapter 1 Cisco MDS 9000 Family Hardware and Software Compatibility Matrix Cisco Fabric Switch for HP c-Class BladeSystem and SAN-OS Release 3.1x Software Matrix Cisco Fabric Switch for HP c-Class BladeSystem and Supported Release 3.2x Software Matrix Cisco Fabric Switch for HP c-Class BladeSystem Hardware Supported SAN-OS Release 3.3(3) Features 3.1x software that is supported on Cisco Fabric Switch for HP c-Class BladeSystem.1(2a) Features 3. c o m Cisco Fabric Switch for HP c-Class BladeSystem and SAN-OS Release 3. Table 1-23 3. Supported SAN-OS Release 3. or eight internal and four external active ports and two 4-Gb SFPs installed).3(1c) Features 3. click the specific SAN-OS release.2(3a) Features x x x x Cisco Fabric Switch for HP c-Class BladeSystem and Supported Release 3. Tip To view the features for Release 3.2x Software Matrix • Cisco Fabric Switch for HP c-Class BladeSystem and Supported Release 3. Cisco Fabric Switch for HP c-Class BladeSystem x (includes sixteen internal and eight external active ports and four 4-Gb SFPs installed. This section includes the following: Table 1-22 • Cisco Fabric Switch for HP c-Class BladeSystem and Supported Release 3.1x Software Matrix Cisco Fabric Switch for HP c-Class BladeSystem Hardware Chassis DS-HP-FC-K9.2(1a) Features 3.1(3) Features 3. or eight internal and four external active ports and two 4-Gb SFPs installed).1(2) Features 3.2x Software Chassis DS-HP-FC-K9.3x Software Matrix • Cisco Fabric Switch for HP c-Class BladeSystem and Supported Release 3.2(2c) Features 3. Cisco Fabric Switch for HP c-Class BladeSystem (includes sixteen internal and eight external active ports and four 4-Gb SFPs installed.1x Software 3.x Supported Software This section lists the Release 3. Cisco Fabric Switch for HP c-Class BladeSystem (includes sixteen internal and eight external active ports and four 4-Gb SFPs installed.1(3a) Features x x x x x Cisco MDS 9000 Family Hardware and Software Compatibility Matrix and Feature Lists OL-20433-01 1-47 .3(4) Features x x x x Cisco Fabric Switch for HP c-Class BladeSystem and Supported Release 3.1(2b) Features 3. Table 1-24 3.3(2) Features 3.x Supported Software Se 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 ck .3x Software Matrix Cisco Fabric Switch for HP c-Class BladeSystem Hardware Supported SAN-OS Release 3.2(3) Features 3.3(1a) Features Chassis DS-HP-FC-K9.d o c @ c i s c o .1x software.

Cisco Fabric Switch for IBM BladeCenter (includes fourteen internal and six external ports).x software that is supported on Cisco Fabric Switch for IBM BladeCenter. c o m Cisco Fabric Switch for IBM BladeCenter and SAN-OS Release 3.3(4) Features 3.3(3) Features Cisco Fabric Switch for IBM BladeCenter and Supported Release 3.1x Software Matrix Cisco Fabric Switch for IBM BladeCenter and Supported Release 3.1(2a) Features Features DS-IBM-FC-K9.2(2c) Features 3. Table 1-26 Supported SAN-OS Release 3. Cisco Fabric Switch for IBM BladeCenter (includes fourteen internal and six external ports).2x Software Matrix Cisco Fabric Switch for IBM BladeCenter Hardware Table 1-27 3.3x Software Matrix Cisco Fabric Switch for HP c-Class BladeSystem Hardware 3.d o c @ c i s c o .1x Software 3.1(3a) Features Features x x x Cisco MDS 9000 Family Hardware and Software Compatibility Matrix and Feature Lists 1-48 OL-20433-01 .1x Software Matrix Cisco Fabric Switch for IBM BladeCenter Hardware Chassis 3.Chapter 1 Cisco MDS 9000 Family Hardware and Software Compatibility Matrix Cisco Fabric Switch for IBM BladeCenter and SAN-OS Release 3.x Supported Software This section lists the Release 3.x Supported Software Se 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 ck .2x Software Matrix • Cisco Fabric Switch for IBM BladeCenter and Supported Release 3.1x Software 3. This section includes the following: Table 1-25 • Cisco Fabric Switch for IBM BladeCenter and Supported Release 3.3(2) Features Supported SAN-OS Release 3.2(3a) Features x x x x Cisco Fabric Switch for IBM BladeCenter and Supported Release 3. x 3.3(4a) Features x x x x Supported SAN-OS Release 3.2x Software Chassis DS-IBM-FC-K9. Tip To view the features for Release 3.x software.3(1a) Features Chassis DS-IBM-FC-K9.1(3) 3.1(2) 3.2(3) Features 3. 3.2(1a) Features 3.1(2b) Features 3.3(1c) Features x 3. click the specific SAN-OS release. Cisco Fabric Switch for IBM BladeCenter (includes x fourteen internal and six external ports).3x Software Matrix • Cisco Fabric Switch for IBM BladeCenter and Supported Release 3.

c o m Cisco MDS 9000 Family Hardware and SAN-OS Release 2.x Supported Software Matrix Cisco MDS 9000 Family Hardware and Software Compatibility Matrix and Feature Lists OL-20433-01 1-49 . This section includes the following: • Cisco MDS 9500 Series Hardware and Release 2.x Supported Software Matrix • Cisco MDS 9100 Series Hardware and Release 2.x Supported Software Matrix • Cisco MDS 9200 Series Hardware and Release 2.Chapter 1 Cisco MDS 9000 Family Hardware and Software Compatibility Matrix Cisco MDS 9000 Family Hardware and SAN-OS Release 2.x Supported Software This section lists the Release 2.x software that is supported on Cisco MDS 9000 Family switches and switch components. click the specific SAN-OS release.x software. Tip To view the features for Release 2.d o c @ c i s c o .x Supported Software Se 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 ck .

1530. MDS 9000 32-port 1-Gbps/2-Gbps Fibre Channel module x x x x x DS-X9308-SMIP. 1-Gbps Ethernet and 1-Gbps/2-Gbps Fibre Channel—long wavelength SFP x x x x x DS-CWDM-xxxx. Gigabit Ethernet and 1-Gbps/2-Gbps Fibre x Channel SFP LC interface xxxx nm (xxxx = 1470. 32-port Fibre Channel Advanced Services Module x (ASM) x x DS-X9032-SSM.0(2b) 2. 1510. Cisco MDS 9509 Multilayer Director Switch x x x x x DS-C9506. 8-port Gigabit Ethernet IPS services module x x x x x DS-X9304-SMIP.1(1a) 2. MDS 9000 16-port 1-Gbps/2-Gbps Fibre Channel module x x x x x DS-X9032. 1-Gbps/2-Gbps Fibre Channel—long wavelength SFP x x x x x DS-SFP-FCGE-SW. MDS 9000 2-port GE and 14-port Fibre Channel Multiprotocol Services (MPS-14/2) module x x x x x DS-X9560-SMC. 1-Gbps Ethernet and 1-Gbps/2-Gbps Fibre Channel—short wavelength SFP x x x x x DS-SFP-FCGE-LW.d o c @ c i s c o . or 1610 nm) x x x x DS-CWDM-MUX. Cisco MDS 9506 Multilayer Director Switch x x x x x x x x MDS 9500 Series Hardware Chassis Supervisor Modules DS-X9530-SF1-K9. 1-Gbps/2-Gbps Fibre Channel—short wavelength SFP x x x x x DS-SFP-FC2G-LW.1(2) Features Features Features Features 2.1(3) Features DS-C9509.x Software 2.x Supported Software Cisco MDS 9000 Family Hardware and Software Compatibility Matrix Se 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 ck .Chapter 1 Cisco MDS 9000 Family Hardware and SAN-OS Release 2.8. 1590. Caching Services Module (CSM) x x x x x DS-SFP-FC2G-SW.4.x Supported Software Matrix Supported SAN-OS Release 2. c o m Table 1-28 Cisco MDS 9500 Series Hardware and Release 2. 1550. MDS 9000 32-port 1-Gbps/2-Gbps Fibre Channel Storage Services Module x x x x DS-X9302-14K9. Add/drop multiplexer for four CWDM wavelengths x x x x x DS-CWDM-MUX. MDS 9500 Series Supervisor module x Fibre Channel Switching Modules DS-X9016. 1490. Two-slot chassis for CWDM add/drop multiplexers x x x x x Small form-factor pluggable optics (SFPs) Coarse Wavelength Division Multiplexing (CWDM) Cisco MDS 9000 Family Hardware and Software Compatibility Matrix and Feature Lists 1-50 OL-20433-01 . Add/drop multiplexer for eight CWDM wavelengths x x x x x DS-CWDMCHASSIS.0(1b) 2. 4-port Gigabit Ethernet IPS services module x x x x x DS-X9032-SMV. 1570.

8-port Gigabit Ethernet IPS services module x x x x x DS-X9304-SMIP.1(3) Features DS-C9216-K9. 1590. 1550. 1570. Cisco MDS 9216 16-port semi-modular fabric switch (16 1-Gbps/2-Gbps Fibre Channel ports.1(1a) Features 2. power supply. MDS 9000 32-port 1-Gpbs/2-Gbps Fibre Channel Storage Services Module DS-X9302-14K9. 1-Gbps/2-Gbps Fibre Channel—short wavelength SFP x x x x x DS-SFP-FC2G-LW. Cisco MDS 9216 16-port semi-modular fabric switch (16 1-Gbps/2-Gbps Fibre Channel ports. 1530. 1-Gbps/2-Gbps Fibre Channel—long wavelength SFP x x x x x DS-SFP-FCGE-SW.x Software 2. 2 Gigabit Ethernet ports. 1-Gbps Ethernet and 1-Gbps/2-Gbps Fibre Channel—short wavelength SFP x x x x x DS-SFP-FCGE-LW. 4-port Gigabit Ethernet IPS services module x x x x x DS-X9032-SMV.x Supported Software Matrix Supported SAN-OS Release 2. and expansion slot) x x x x x DS-C9216i-K9. and expansion slot) x x x x x DS-X9016. c o m Table 1-29 Cisco MDS 9200 Series Hardware and Release 2.x Supported Software Se 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 ck . 1490. 2 Gigabit Ethernet ports. 32-port Fibre Channel Advanced Services Module (ASM) x x x x x x x x x MDS 9200 Series Hardware Chassis Fibre Channel Switching Modules DS-X9032-SSM. Cisco MDS 9216 16-port semi-modular fabric switch (14 1-Gbps/2-Gbps Fibre Channel ports. power supply. 1-Gbps Ethernet and 1-Gbps/2-Gbps Fibre Channel—long wavelength SFP x x x x x x x x x x Small form-factor pluggable optics (SFPs) Coarse Wavelength Division Multiplexing (CWDM) DS-CWDM-xxxx. Caching Services Module (CSM) x x x x x DS-SFP-FC2G-SW. Gigabit Ethernet and 1-Gbps/2-Gbps Fibre Channel SFP LC interface xxxx nm (xxxx = 1470.0(1b) Features 2. 2 Gigabit Ethernet ports.d o c @ c i s c o .Chapter 1 Cisco MDS 9000 Family Hardware and Software Compatibility Matrix Cisco MDS 9000 Family Hardware and SAN-OS Release 2. MDS 9000 16-port 1-Gbps/2-Gbps Fibre Channel module x x x x x DS-X9032. and expansion slot) x x x x x DS-C9216A-K9. power supply.0(2b) Features 2.1(2) Features 2. MDS 9000 32-port 1-Gbps/2-Gbps Fibre Channel module x x x x DS-X9308-SMIP. 1510. MDS 9000 2-port GE and 14-port Fibre Channel Multiprotocol Services (MPS-14/2) Module x x x x x DS-X9560-SMC. or 1610 nm) Cisco MDS 9000 Family Hardware and Software Compatibility Matrix and Feature Lists OL-20433-01 1-51 .

or 1610 nm) Cisco MDS 9000 Family Hardware and Software Compatibility Matrix and Feature Lists 1-52 OL-20433-01 . non-modular. 1-Gbps Ethernet and 1-Gbps/2-Gbps Fibre Channel—short wavelength SFP x x x x DS-SFP-FCGE-LW. 1550.0(1b) Features 2. 1-Gbps Ethernet and 1-Gbps/2-Gbps Fibre Channel—long x wavelength SFP x x x x x x MDS 9100 Series Hardware Chassis Small form-factor pluggable optics (SFPs) Coarse Wavelength Division Multiplexing (CWDM) DS-CWDM-xxxx.1(3) Features DS-C9120-K9.1(1a) Features 2. Gigabit Ethernet and 1-Gbps/2-Gbps Fibre Channel SFP LC x interface xxxx nm (xxxx = 1470. 1530. c o m Table 1-30 Cisco MDS 9100 Series Hardware and Release 2.Chapter 1 Cisco MDS 9000 Family Hardware and SAN-OS Release 2. 1510. MDS 9140 fixed configuration. 1-Gbps/2-Gbps Fibre Channel—short wavelength SFP x x x x DS-SFP-FC2G-LW.x Supported Software Cisco MDS 9000 Family Hardware and Software Compatibility Matrix Se 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 ck . 1570.x Software 2. 1590. 1490.1(2) Features 2. fabric switch x x x x DS-C9140-K9. non-modular.d o c @ c i s c o . 1-Gbps/2-Gbps Fibre Channel—long wavelength SFP x x x x DS-SFP-FCGE-SW. fabric switch x x x x DS-SFP-FC2G-SW. Cisco MDS 9120 fixed configuration.x Supported Software Matrix Supported SAN-OS Release 2.

click the specific FabricWare release.1x Software Cisco MDS 9020 Hardware Chassis 2. Tip To view the features for Release 2.1(3) Small form-factor pluggable optics (SFPs) DS-SFP-FC4G-SW.1x software.1x Supported Software This section lists the FabricWare Release 2.1(2) DS-C9020-20K9. 4-Gbps Fibre Channel short wavelength SFP.1x Supported Software Se 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 ck .x software that is supported on Cisco MDS 9020 hardware.d o c @ c i s c o . c o m Cisco MDS 9020 Hardware and FabricWare Release 2. Cisco MDS 9020 20-Port Fabric Switch (fixed configuration switch with 20 4-Gbps Fibre Channel ports) x 2.1x Software Matrix Supported FabricWare Release 2.1x Software Matrix Cisco MDS 9020 Hardware and Supported FabricWare Release 2. LC DS-SFP-FC4G-LW. 4-Gbps/2-Gbps/1-Gbps Fibre Channel—long wavelength SFP Cisco MDS 9000 Family Hardware and Software Compatibility Matrix and Feature Lists OL-20433-01 1-53 . This section includes the following: • Table 1-31 Cisco MDS 9020 Hardware and Supported FabricWare Release 2. 4-Gbps/2-Gbps/1-Gbps Fibre Channel—long wavelength SFP x x DS-SFP-FC4G-MR.Chapter 1 Cisco MDS 9000 Family Hardware and Software Compatibility Matrix Cisco MDS 9020 Hardware and FabricWare Release 2.

x Supported Software Cisco MDS 9000 Family Hardware and Software Compatibility Matrix Se 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 ck . Tip To view the features for Release 1.x Supported Software Matrix • Cisco MDS 9200 Series Hardware and Release 1.x software. c o m Cisco MDS 9000 Family Hardware and SAN-OS Release 1.d o c @ c i s c o . This section includes the following: • Cisco MDS 9500 Series Hardware and Release 1. click the specific SAN-OS release.Chapter 1 Cisco MDS 9000 Family Hardware and SAN-OS Release 1.x Supported Software Matrix Cisco MDS 9000 Family Hardware and Software Compatibility Matrix and Feature Lists 1-54 OL-20433-01 .x Supported Software This section lists the Release 1.x software that is supported on Cisco MDS 9000 Family switches and switch components.x Supported Software Matrix • Cisco MDS 9100 Series Hardware and Release 1.

MDS 9500 Series Supervisor module x Fibre Channel Switching Modules DS-X9016. Gigabit Ethernet and 1-Gbps/2-Gbps Fibre Channel SFP LC interface xxxx nm (xxxx = 1470. 1-Gbps/2-Gbps Fibre Channel—long wavelength SFP x x x x x DS-SFP-FCGE-SW. 1-Gbps/2-Gbps Fibre Channel—short x wavelength SFP x x x x x DS-SFP-FC2G-LW.0(5) Features 1.8. MDS 9000 32-port 1-Gbps/2-Gbps Fibre Channel module x DS-X9308-SMIP. Cisco MDS 9506 Multilayer Director Switch Supervisor Modules DS-X9530-SF1-K9.x Supported Software Matrix Supported SAN-OS Release 1.Chapter 1 Cisco MDS 9000 Family Hardware and Software Compatibility Matrix Cisco MDS 9000 Family Hardware and SAN-OS Release 1.3(4a) Features Features x x x x x x x x x x x x x x x x x Chassis DS-C9509. Caching Services Module (CSM) x x x x Small form-factor pluggable optics (SFPs) DS-SFP-FC2G-SW.4.3(1) 1. Two-slot chassis for CWDM add/drop multiplexers x x x x x x Coarse Wavelength Division Multiplexing (CWDM) Cisco MDS 9000 Family Hardware and Software Compatibility Matrix and Feature Lists OL-20433-01 1-55 . 1-Gbps Ethernet and 1-Gbps/2-Gbps Fibre Channel—long wavelength SFP x x x x x DS-CWDM-xxxx. 32-port Fibre Channel Advanced Services Module (ASM) x DS-X9560-SMC. 1570.x Supported Software Se 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 ck . 1-Gbps Ethernet and 1-Gbps/2-Gbps Fibre Channel—short wavelength SFP x x x x x DS-SFP-FCGE-LW. or 1610 nm) x x x x x DS-CWDM-MUX. 1510. 4-port Gigabit Ethernet IPS services module x DS-X9032-SMV. 1550. Cisco MDS 9509 Multilayer Director Switch DS-C9506. 8-port Gigabit Ethernet IPS services module x x x x x x x x x x DS-X9304-SMIP. Add/drop multiplexer for eight CWDM wavelengths x x x x x DS-CWDMCHASSIS. 1590.1(1) Features 1.2(2a) Features 1. c o m Table 1-32 Cisco MDS 9500 Series Hardware and Release 1. Add/drop multiplexer for four CWDM wavelengths x x x x x DS-CWDM-MUX.x Software MDS 9500 Series Hardware 1.1(2) Features 1.d o c @ c i s c o . MDS 9000 16-port 1-Gbps/2-Gbps Fibre Channel module DS-X9032. 1530. 1490.

0(5) 1. power supply. 1530. power supply. 1590. Cisco MDS 9216 16-port semi-modular fabric switch (16 1-Gbps/2-Gbps Fibre Channel ports. 2 Gigabit Ethernet ports. Cisco MDS 9216 16-port semi-modular fabric switch (16 1-Gbps/2-Gbps Fibre Channel ports. 1570.3(4a) Features Features Features Features 1. 1490.d o c @ c i s c o . 1-Gbps Ethernet and 1-Gbps/2-Gbps Fibre Channel—long wavelength SFP x x x x x x x x x x x x Coarse Wavelength Division Multiplexing (CWDM) DS-CWDM-xxxx.2(2a) 1. or 1610 nm) Cisco MDS 9000 Family Hardware and Software Compatibility Matrix and Feature Lists 1-56 OL-20433-01 .1(2) 1. Caching Services Module (CSM) Small form-factor pluggable optics (SFPs) DS-SFP-FC2G-SW. 1550. MDS 9000 32-port 1-Gbps/2-Gbps Fibre Channel module x x x x x x x x x x x x x x x x x x x x x DS-X9308-SMIP. 1-Gbps Ethernet and 1-Gbps/2-Gbps Fibre Channel—short wavelength SFP x x x x x x DS-SFP-FCGE-LW. 8-port Gigabit Ethernet IPS services module DS-X9304-SMIP. c o m Table 1-33 Cisco MDS 9200 Series Hardware and Release 1.x Supported Software Matrix Supported SAN-OS Release 1. 1510. 32-port Fibre Channel Advanced Services Module (ASM) x DS-X9560-SMC. 2 Gigabit Ethernet ports. and expansion slot) x x x x DS-C9216A-K9.1(1) Features Features 1.x Supported Software Cisco MDS 9000 Family Hardware and Software Compatibility Matrix Se 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 ck .Chapter 1 Cisco MDS 9000 Family Hardware and SAN-OS Release 1. and expansion slot) x Fibre Channel Switching Modules DS-X9016. Gigabit Ethernet and 1-Gbps/2-Gbps Fibre Channel SFP LC interface xxxx nm (xxxx = 1470.3(1) 1. 1-Gbps/2-Gbps Fibre Channel—short wavelength SFP x x x x x x x DS-SFP-FC2G-LW. MDS 9000 16-port 1-Gbps/2-Gbps Fibre Channel module x x x x x x x DS-X9032.3(5) Features x x x Chassis DS-C9216-K9. 4-port Gigabit Ethernet IPS services module DS-X9032-SMV. 1-Gbps/2-Gbps Fibre Channel—long wavelength SFP x x x x x x x DS-SFP-FCGE-SW.x Software MDS 9200 Series Hardware 1.

1-Gbps/2-Gbps Fibre Channel—long wavelength SFP x x x x x DS-SFP-FCGE-SW. 1590.1(1) 1. 1570.1(2) 1.x Supported Software Se 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 ck . Gigabit Ethernet and 1-Gbps/2-Gbps Fibre Channel SFP LC interface xxxx nm (xxxx = 1470.Chapter 1 Cisco MDS 9000 Family Hardware and Software Compatibility Matrix Cisco MDS 9000 Family Hardware and SAN-OS Release 1. 1510.x Supported Software Matrix Supported SAN-OS Release 1.d o c @ c i s c o .2(2a) 1. 1530. fabric switch x x x DS-C9140-K9. c o m Table 1-34 Cisco MDS 9100 Series Hardware and Release 1. fabric switch x x x Small form-factor pluggable optics (SFPs) DS-SFP-FC2G-SW.0(5) 1. Cisco MDS 9120 fixed configuration. non-modular.3(1) Features Features Features Features Features MDS 9100 Series Hardware Chassis DS-C9120-K9. 1-Gbps Ethernet and 1-Gbps/2-Gbps Fibre Channel—long wavelength SFP x x x x x x x x Coarse Wavelength Division Multiplexing (CWDM) DS-CWDM-xxxx.x Software 1. non-modular. MDS 9140 fixed configuration. 1550. or 1610 nm) Cisco MDS 9000 Family Hardware and Software Compatibility Matrix and Feature Lists OL-20433-01 1-57 . 1-Gbps/2-Gbps Fibre Channel—short wavelength SFP x x x x x DS-SFP-FC2G-LW. 1-Gbps Ethernet and 1-Gbps/2-Gbps Fibre Channel—short wavelength SFP x x x x DS-SFP-FCGE-LW. 1490.

Chapter 1 Cisco MDS 9000 Family Hardware and SAN-OS Release 1. c o m Cisco MDS 9000 Family Hardware and Software Compatibility Matrix and Feature Lists 1-58 OL-20433-01 .x Supported Software Cisco MDS 9000 Family Hardware and Software Compatibility Matrix Se 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 ck .d o c @ c i s c o .

Se 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 ck . Disk Key Replication (DKR) feature Manages crypto keys of disks involved in a replication relationship.2(1) 5. page 2-1 • New Features for NX-OS Release 5.x Feature Lists This chapter describes the new features that are included in the following 5. Release Notes for NX-OS Release 5. page 2-2 New Features for NX-OS Release 5. c o m CH A P T E R 2 Cisco MDS NX-OS Release 5.2(1).2(1) .0(1a). there are three modes to create a vFC interface.2(1) Cisco MDS 9000 Family Hardware and Software Compatibility Matrix and Feature Lists OL-20433-02 2-1 .2(2a). Call Home HTTP Proxy Server Support The HTTP proxy server support is added.2(1) Features Description Port Monitor Enhancements Added three new counters for the port monitor command. SME Disk Feature that encrypts the data contained in a disk.d o c @ c i s c o .x NX-OS release: • New Features for NX-OS Release 5. page 2-1 • New Features for NX-OS Release 5.2(2a) New Features for NX-OS Release 5.2(1) Features Description Virtual Fibre Channel Interface Beginning with Cisco Release 5.2(2a) 5. Release Notes for NX-OS Release 5.

0(1a) 5.0(1a) Cisco MDS 9000 Family Hardware and Software Compatibility Matrix and Feature Lists 2-2 OL-18091-01. SME with IVR Cisco Storage Media Encryption (SME) supports IVR as of Cisco NX-OS Release 5. lower cost.0(1a). and easier deployment.x Feature Lists Se 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 ck . AAA Enhancements Beginning with Cisco NX-OS Release 5.d o c @ c i s c o . IOA with IVR Beginning with Cisco NX-OS Release 5.x . higher speed.0(1a).Chapter 2 Cisco MDS NX-OS Release 5. These advantages include platform independence. Release Notes for NX-OS Release 5. SFP Diagnostics Any error message related to SFP failures or SNMP traps will be written to syslog. Customers can listen to syslog for events related to SFP failures. c o m New Features for NX-OS Release 5.0(1a). Cisco MDS NX-OS Release 4. IOA supports IVR flows and can operate seemlessly in IVR environments. NX-OS supports LDAP and Active Directory for AAA authentication at the command-line interface (CLI) level.0(1a) Features Description Secure Erase on the MSM-18/4 and Cisco Secure Erase for the Cisco MDS 9500 or MDS 9200 family the MDS-9222i of switches provides significant advantages over traditional data erase mechanisms.

2(5).2(3a) 4.x Feature Lists This chapter describes the new features that are included in the following 4.2(3a) Features There are no new features for this release.2(3a).1(1b). page 3-3 • New Features for NX-OS Release 4.2(3a) Cisco MDS 9000 Family Hardware and Software Compatibility Matrix and Feature Lists OL-20433-01 3-1 .2(5) 4. page 3-2 • New Features for NX-OS Release 4.2(1a). page 3-3 • New Features for NX-OS Release 4.1(1c).2(3a).Se 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 ck . page 3-2 • New Features for NX-OS Release 4.2(5) New Features for NX-OS Release 4. page 3-2 • New Features for NX-OS Release 4. Release Notes for NX-OS Release 4. page 3-5 • New Features for NX-OS Release 4.2(1a). page 3-1 • New Features for NX-OS Release 4. c o m CH A P T E R 3 Cisco MDS NX-OS Release 4. page 3-5 New Features for NX-OS Release 4. page 3-1 • New Features for NX-OS Release 4.d o c @ c i s c o .2(5) Features There are no new features for this release.2(3).1(3a).2(1b).x NX-OS release: • New Features for NX-OS Release 4. The new features for this release are the same as those listed in the Cisco MDS 9000 Family Release Notes for Cisco MDS NX-OS Release 4.1(3). The new features for this release are the same as those listed in the Cisco MDS 9000 Family Release Notes for Cisco MDS NX-OS Release 4. Release Notes for NX-OS Release 4.

SAN Extension Support on the SSN-16 Beginning with MDS NX-OS Release 4. Cisco MDS 9000 Family Hardware and Software Compatibility Matrix and Feature Lists 3-2 OL-20433-01 .2(1b) New Features for NX-OS Release 4. The new features for this release are the same as those listed in the Cisco MDS 9000 Family Release Notes for Cisco MDS NX-OS Release 4.2(1a).d o c @ c i s c o . Beginning with NX-OS Release 4. Release Notes for NX-OS Release 4.2(1a).x Feature Lists Se 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 ck .2(1a).Chapter 3 Cisco MDS NX-OS Release 4. Release Notes for NX-OS Release 4.2(3) 4. The new features for this release are the same as those listed in the Cisco MDS 9000 Family Release Notes for Cisco MDS NX-OS Release 4. Fibre Encryption Channel data that is passed between E ports of 8-Gbps modules can be encrypted. FICON XRC Acceleration eXtended Remote Copy (XRC) is a mainframe-based software replication solution in widespread use in financial institutions worldwide. Cisco previously supported XRC over FCIP at distances up to 200 km on the MSM-18/4 module.2(1a) supports the I/O Accelerator (IOA) on the MDS 900018/4-port Multiservice Module (MSM-18/4) and the 16-port Storage Service Node (SSN-16). The encryption algorithm is a 128-bit Advanced Encryption Standard (AES) and enables either AES-Galois Counter Mode (GCM) or AES-Galois Message Authentication Code (GMAC) for an interface. Cisco supports XRC over virtually unlimited distances.2(1b) 4. c o m New Features for NX-OS Release 4.2(3) New Features for NX-OS Release 4.2(1b) Features There are no new features for this release.2(1a). I/O Accelerator (IOA) Cisco MDS NX-OS 4.2(1a) 4.2(1a). you can deploy Fibre Channel Interface Protocol (FCIP) on the new 16-port Storage Services Node (SSN-16).2(1a) Features Description Cisco TrustSec Fibre Channel Link Beginning with Cisco MDS NX-OS Release 4.2(3) Features There are no new features for this release.

1(3a) Features There are no new features for this release.1(3) includes several enhancements to Cisco Data Mobility Manger (DMM).2(1a).2(1a) Features Description Port Group Monitoring The new port-group-monitor command allows you to monitor port groups that go above and below a configurable bandwidth threshold.1(3). This capability can help keep the malfunctioning port down to avoid a flood of error reports. F port Trunking and F port channelling with NPV Cisco MDS NX-OS Release 4. Beginning with Cisco MDS NX-OS Release 4. Release Notes for NX-OS Release 4. c o m 4.1(3). Cisco Data Mobility Manager Enhancements The Cisco MDS NX-OS Release 4.Chapter 3 Cisco MDS NX-OS Release 4. The new features for this release are the same as those listed in the Cisco MDS 9000 Family Release Notes for Cisco MDS NX-OS Release 4. These features are already available for E ports and are now available for F ports connected to NP ports on a switch where N port virtualization (NPV) is enabled.1(3) 4. you can hold a port down after a failure or a series of flaps that are rapid enough to exceed a configured threshold. X2 Transceiver Support on the MDS 9134 Fabric Switch Beginning with MDS NX-OS Release 4. all MDS switches are capable of sending notifications via https.1(3a) New Features for NX-OS Release 4.1(3) introduces F port trunking and F port channeling.1(3a) 4. Release Notes for NX-OS Release 4.2(1a) New Features for NX-OS Release 4.d o c @ c i s c o . Port Owner The port owner feature is intended for environments where there is more than one administrator.x Feature Lists Se 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 ck . Port Guard Beginning with NX-OS 4. Port owner allows an administrator to mark some ports so that they appear as reserved in Device Manager. the MDS 9134 Fabric Switch supports the 10-Gbps Ethernet DWDM Transceiver and the 10-Gbps Ethernet Transceiver X2 pluggable modules.1(3). Cisco MDS 9000 Family Hardware and Software Compatibility Matrix and Feature Lists OL-20433-01 3-3 .1(3) Features Description Smart Call Home Enhancement MDS 9000 Family switches previously required an e-mail gateway to send notifications.

Media Key Auto-replication Beginning with NX-OS Release 4.1(3) includes several enhancements to Cisco Storage Media Encryption (SME).Chapter 3 Cisco MDS NX-OS Release 4. the MDS 9222i Multiservice Modular Switch supports Cisco DMM without requiring an SSM module in the MDS 9222i switch. Support for DMM on the MDS 9222i Switch Beginning with Cisco NX-OS Release 4. rather than to an entire VSAN. Cisco MDS 9000 Family Hardware and Software Compatibility Matrix and Feature Lists 3-4 OL-20433-01 .1(3). and Install. The Oracle JDBC component is no longer distributed with Fabric Manager.d o c @ c i s c o . that enables DMM to be used in topologies where there is a Dual Fabric SAN for server-to-storage Fibre Channel traffic and a third SAN (or VSAN) for migration traffic.1(3) New Features Cisco Fabric Manager Release 4. Data Mobility Manager. and Secure Copy Protocol (SCP) are now supported in addition to Trivial File Transfer Protocol (TFTP) to back up the zone database.x Feature Lists Se 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 ck . secure FTP (SFTP). Cisco Storage Media Encryption Enhancements The Cisco MDS NX-OS Release 4. Connectivity.1(3). File Transfer Protocol (FTP).1(3): The Fabric Manager components shared with Cisco DCNM were relocated to a common directory. Fabric Manager Platform Support Cisco NX-OS Release 4. Fabric Manager Installer Changes The following changes have been made to the Cisco Fabric Manager installer in Cisco NX-OS Release 4. Cisco SME media key auto-replication is configured on a per tape volume group basis. Tools Menu Reorganization The Cisco Fabric Manager Tools menu has been reorganized to group related tools under the following new submenus: Health. Zone Database Backup Enhancements The Cisco Fabric Manager Zone edit tool allows users to backup the zone database information.1(3) is the last release to support Fabric Manager Solaris 8 and Red Hat Enterprise AS4 Linux.1(3) to locate rows in the Cisco Fabric Manager information table that is currently displayed. c o m 4. IP San.1(3) Features Description Cisco Data Mobility Manager Method 3 Cisco Data Mobility Manager Method 3 is a new method introduced in Cisco NX-OS Release 4.1(3) includes new features and enhancements. Cisco Fabric Manager Release 4. Flow Wizard List Filtering The Fabric Manager Server flow wizard now allows new flow creation to be limited to a specific zone.1(3).1(3) enable the KMC to be used in high availability environments where unattended operation is a requirement. NPV. Web Client Real-time Performance The Cisco Fabric Manager Server (FMS) web client performance Charts charts have been enhanced to display real-time interface statistics in addition to the historical data. SME users can set up automatic replication of media keys from a Cisco SME cluster to one or more other clusters. Find in table Command A find in table command has been added in Cisco NX-OS Release 4. Security. High availability KMC Enhancements in Cisco NX-OS Release 4.

Cisco MDS 9000 Family Hardware and Software Compatibility Matrix and Feature Lists OL-20433-01 3-5 . Beginning with NX-OS Release 4.1(1b) 4. IPv6 Support Beginning with NX-OS Release 4. HBAs that support NPIV can help improve SAN security by enabling zoning and port security to be configured independently for each virtual machine (OS partition) on a host.1(1b) provides the ability to generate a delayed trap so that the number of generated email messages is reduced. which allows multiple N-port fabric logins concurrently on a single physical Fibre Channel link. Release Notes for NX-OS Release 4.1(3) New Features for NX-OS Release 4.1(1b) Features Description New 8-Gbps Performance Fibre Channel Module Support Cisco NX-OS Release 4.1(1b).Chapter 3 Cisco MDS NX-OS Release 4. all MDS switches are capable of sending notifications using HTTPS and can be integrated with Cisco Smart Call Home software. NPIV is beneficial for connectivity between core and edge SAN switches.1(1c) Features There are no new features for this release.d o c @ c i s c o .x Feature Lists Se 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 ck . NPV Traffic Management Cisco NX-OS Software supports industry-standard N-port identifier virtualization (NPIV). The new features for this release are the same as those listed in the Cisco MDS 9000 Family Release Notes for Cisco MDS NX-OS Release 4.1(1c) New Features for NX-OS Release 4. c o m Release Notes for NX-OS Release 4.1(1b). This method filters server reboots and avoids generating unnecessary Call Home email messages. Smart Call Home Enhancement Cisco NX-OS Software offers a Call Home feature for proactive fault management. Third party applications like Recoverpoint and NetApp ReplicatorX are now able to take advantage of Generation 2 line cards.1(1b) supports the following new switch hardware platforms and modules: • 48-port 8-Gbps Fibre Channel Switching Module • 24-port 8-Gbps Fibre Channel Switching Module • 4/44-port 8-Gbps Host-Optimized Fibre Channel Switching Module Call Home Delayed Traps Feature Cisco NX-OS Release 4.1(1c) 4.1(1b). In addition to being useful for server connections. SANTap Enhancements SANTap is now supported on the MSM-18/4 module and the MDS 9222i switch. IPv6 is supported on the MSM-18/4 module and the MDS 9222i switch.

which enables the KMC to be installed on a separate server from Fabric Manager Server (FMS). c o m 4. SME key management and provisioning are decoupled.1(1b). Release Notes for NX-OS Release 4. DMM is supported on the following cluster configurations: • Sun Cluster • HACMP(IBM) • VCS (Veritas) • MSCS (Microsoft) Cisco Storage Media Encryption Enhancements Beginning in NX-OS Release 4.1(1b). The new roles enable key management to be handled by a security group instead rather than the SAN administrators.07.1(1b) Features Description CFS Distribution Using Static List Cisco NX-OS Release 4.x and McData 9. Switch Interoperability with Brocade 5.1(1b). In addition. the Cisco MDS Data Mobility Manager (DMM) application is supported on the Cisco MDS 18/4-Port Multiservice Module. Cisco Data Mobility Manager Enhancements Beginning with NX-0S Release 4.x Feature Lists Se 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 ck . new roles are available to allow separate administration privileges. Cisco NX-OS software supports interoperability between Brocade 5.1(1b) Cisco MDS 9000 Family Hardware and Software Compatibility Matrix and Feature Lists 3-6 OL-20433-01 . combines the Cisco Fabric Services (CFS) static list feature with the Fabric Manager’s NPV device discovery feature and provides a near-seamless user experience of managing NPV devices using CFS.d o c @ c i s c o .07.x and McData 9.Chapter 3 Cisco MDS NX-OS Release 4.

1(2a).3(4a).Se 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 ck .3(4). page 4-3 • New Features for SAN-OS Release 3. page 4-4 • New Features for SAN-OS Release 3. page 4-12 • New Features for SAN-OS Release 3. page 4-10 • New Features for SAN-OS Release 3.1(3). page 4-3 • New Features for SAN-OS Release 3. page 4-9 • New Features for SAN-OS Release 3.x SAN-OS release: • New Features for SAN-OS Release 3. page 4-11 • New Features for SAN-OS Release 3.3(5).1(3a).1(2). page 4-2 • New Features for SAN-OS Release 3.2(3a).3(1a).0(3).0(2b).1(2b). page 4-6 • New Features for SAN-OS Release 3.x Feature Lists This chapter describes the features that are included in the following 3. page 4-12 • New Features for SAN-OS Release 3. page 4-9 • New Features for SAN-OS Release 3. page 4-10 • New Features for SAN-OS Release 3.3(3).0(1). page 4-3 • New Features for SAN-OS Release 3. page 4-5 • New Features for SAN-OS Release 3.2(1a).0(3b). page 4-12 • New Features for SAN-OS Release 3. page 4-9 • New Features for SAN-OS Release 3.1(4). page 4-2 • New Features for SAN-OS Release 3. page 4-2 • New Features for SAN-OS Release 3.0(2a).2(2c). c o m CH A P T E R 4 Cisco MDS SAN-OS Release 3. page 4-5 • New Features for SAN-OS Release 3.0(2). page 4-11 • New Features for SAN-OS Release 3.3(1c).3(2). page 4-2 • New Features for SAN-OS Release 3.d o c @ c i s c o . page 4-13 • New Features for SAN-OS Release 3.2(3). page 4-13 Cisco MDS 9000 Family Hardware and Software Compatibility Matrix and Feature Lists OL-20433-02 4-1 .

Release Notes for SAN-OS Release 3. Release Notes for SAN-OS Release 3. The new features for this release are the same as those listed in the Cisco MDS 9000 Family Release Notes for Cisco MDS SAN-OS Release 3. Release Notes for SAN-OS Release 3.Chapter 4 Cisco MDS SAN-OS Release 3.3(3) Cisco MDS 9000 Family Hardware and Software Compatibility Matrix and Feature Lists 4-2 OL-20433-01 . The new features for this release are the same as those listed in the Cisco MDS 9000 Family Release Notes for Cisco MDS SAN-OS Release 3. The new features for this release are the same as those listed in the Cisco MDS 9000 Family Release Notes for Cisco MDS SAN-OS Release 3.3(4a) New Features for SAN-OS Release 3.3(1a).3(1a).3(5) Features There are no new features for this release.3(3) Features There are no new features for this release. The new features for this release are the same as those listed in the Cisco MDS 9000 Family Release Notes for Cisco MDS SAN-OS Release 3. Release Notes for SAN-OS Release 3.3(4) Features There are no new features for this release.3(4a) Features There are no new features for this release.3(4) 3. c o m New Features for SAN-OS Release 3.x Feature Lists Se 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 ck .d o c @ c i s c o .3(1a).3(3) 3.3(5) New Features for SAN-OS Release 3.3(1a).3(4) New Features for SAN-OS Release 3.3(5) 3.3(4a) 3.

SAN-based secure erase has numerous advantages over traditional data erase mechanisms such as higher speed.3(1a) Features Description Cisco SME Enhancements Cisco SAN-OS Release 3.3(1c) Features There are no new features for this release.3(1a) supports the following features: • Rekey Operations • Off-line Data Restore Tool • Media Servers with Drives in Two Fabrics • Expanded Interoperability • Enhanced Performance • Fx-port Zoning Support NPV Traffic Management Starting in Cisco MDS SAN-OS Release 3. The new features for this release are the same as those listed in the Cisco MDS 9000 Family Release Notes for Cisco MDS SAN-OS Release 3.3(1a). lower cost. Secure Erase The secure erase feature erases existing data on a given target in such a way that reconstructing that data is virtually impossible. ease-of-execution.3(2) New Features for SAN-OS Release 3. Release Notes for SAN-OS Release 3.x Feature Lists Se 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 ck .d o c @ c i s c o . c o m New Features for SAN-OS Release 3.3(2) 3. Release Notes for SAN-OS Release 3.3(1c) 3. NPV will be supported on the Cisco Fabric Switch for IBM BladeCenter. Cisco MDS 9000 Family Hardware and Software Compatibility Matrix and Feature Lists OL-20433-01 4-3 .3(1a) 3.3(2) Features There are no new features for this release. and platform independence.Chapter 4 Cisco MDS SAN-OS Release 3.3(1a). The new features for this release are the same as those listed in the Cisco MDS 9000 Family Release Notes for Cisco MDS SAN-OS Release 3.3(1c) New Features for SAN-OS Release 3.3(1a).

3(1a). • Basic logging facility.x Feature Lists Se 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 ck .6 Support Release Notes for SAN-OS Release 3.3(1a). and the MSM-18/4 module. New Features for SAN-OS Release 3.2(3). Copper SFP Beginning with Release 3. IPS-8 module. it is important that changes are not made to the SAN configuration when a new server is installed or when an existing server needs replacement. • SMIS 1.2 compliance for the server and switch profiles with limited support for Indications.3(1a) includes the following SMI-S enhancements: • FDMI subprofile supporting management of the HBA on the host and the storage device. the MDS 9216i switch. c o m 3. FCIP is supported on the MPS-14/2 module. FlexAttach is a new feature included in SAN-OS Release 3. Cisco Fabric Manager Enhancements These sections describe Cisco Fabric Manager enhancements found in Release 3. Cisco MDS 9000 Family Hardware and Software Compatibility Matrix and Feature Lists 4-4 OL-20433-01 . MDS 9216i switch.Chapter 4 Cisco MDS SAN-OS Release 3. The FlexAttach feature reduces the time and coordination effort required by SAN and server administrators when installing and replacing servers.d o c @ c i s c o .3(1a).2(3a) 3. the Cisco MDS 9124 switch.3(1a) Features Description FlexAttach FlexAttach is supported on the Cisco Fabric Switch for HP c-Class BladeSystem switch. FCIP Interop In Release 3. copper SFPs are supported on the Ethernet ports of the MSM-18/4 module and the MDS 9222i switch.3(1a) that addresses this issue. To alleviate interaction between SAN administrators and server administrators.2 compliance with current SAN-OS support. or the IPS-8 module. • SMI-S 1. support is included for FCIP interop between the MSM-18/4 module or MDS 9222i switch and the MPS-14/2 module.2(3a) Features There are no new features available for this rele ase. the Cisco Fabric Switch for IBM BladeCenter switch.The new features for this release are the same as those listed in the Cisco MDS 9000 Family Release Notes for Cisco MDS SAN-OS Release 3. IPS-4 module.3(1a): • New Configuration Wizards • Scalability Improvement • Metro-Optical Link Display Java Runtime 1. and the Cisco MDS 9134 switch. when NPV mode is enabled. MDS 9222i switch. SMI-S Cisco SAN-OS Release 3.

2(2c). comprehensive key management • Full role-based access control support for management • Provisioning and key management integrated with Cisco Fabric Manager and CLI N-Port Identifier Virtualization N-Port Identifier Virtualization (NPIV) support for Cisco MDS Support for Cisco MDS 9124 and 9124 and 9134 fabric switches is included in this release. and flexible solution to encrypting sensitive information in the data center.2(2c) Features Description Cisco Storage Media Encryption Cisco Storage Media Encryption (SME) for the Cisco MDS 9000 family switches offers a highly scalable.2.2(3) Features There are no new features available for this release. c o m Release Notes for SAN-OS Release 3.2(2c) 3.(3a) New Features for SAN-OS Release 3.Chapter 4 Cisco MDS SAN-OS Release 3. SME is integrated transparently as a fabric service for Fibre Channel SANs. 9134 Switches Cisco MDS 9000 Family Hardware and Software Compatibility Matrix and Feature Lists OL-20433-01 4-5 .d o c @ c i s c o .2(3) 3. Release Notes for SAN-OS Release 3.The new features for this release are the same as those listed in the Cisco MDS 9000 Family Release Notes for Cisco MDS SAN-OS Release 3.2(3) New Features for SAN-OS Release 3. reliable. It is a complete solution and offers the following features: • Strong AES-256 encryption of data at rest • Heterogeneous device support: tape drives.x Feature Lists Se 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 ck . virtual tape libraries (VTL) • Seamless integration as a transparent fabric service • Nondisruptive installation and provisioning • High availability and scalability • Secure.

It features On-Demand Port Activation Licensing. The 210-Gbps ports are not licensed by default. This feature can be used with both the standalone and Fabric Manager Server configurations.2(1a) 3. Cisco MDS 9000 18/4-Port Multiservice Module (MSM-18/4) The Cisco MDS 900018/4-Port Multiservice Module (MSM-18/4) offer eighteen 1-.2(2c) Features Description New MIBS The following new MIB is included in Cisco MDS 9000 SAN-OS release 3. and switch cascading. restoring the one-step login process. Small Computer System Interface over IP (iSCSI). This resulted in a two-step login process. Its multiprotocol capabilities integrate in a single-form-factor Fibre Channel.x Feature Lists Se 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 ck . Cisco MDS 9000 Family Hardware and Software Compatibility Matrix and Feature Lists 4-6 OL-20433-01 .2(2c): • MDS Authentication Mode CISCO-SME-MIB As of SAN-OS Release 3. By default. Fibre Channel over IP (FCIP). Cisco Fabric Manager required users to log in to the Fabric Manager server and the switches in the fabrics.x. Cisco Data Mobility Manager Cisco MDS Data Mobility Manager (DMM) for the Cisco MDS 9000 family of switches provides capabilities and features that simplify data migration and minimize service disruptions. but require a separate license. An additional license is required for the remaining 8 ports. FICON Control Unit Port (CUP) management. and 4-Gbps Fibre Channel ports and four Gigabit Ethernet IP storage services ports. c o m 3. Cisco MDS 9222i Multiservice Switch The Cisco MDS 9222i Multiservice Modular Switch offers eighteen 4-Gbps Fibre Channel ports and four Gigabit Ethernet IP storage services ports. 2-. New Features for SAN-OS Release 3. The MDS authentication mode option has been added to the Cisco Fabric Manager installer to enable users to log in to the Fabric Manager server with switch credentials.2(1a) Features Description Cisco MDS 9134 Multilayer Fabric Switch The Cisco MDS 9134 Multilayer Fabric Switch is a 32-port 1-. IBM Fiber Connectivity (FICON). Release Notes for SAN-OS Release 3. and 4-Gbps autosensing Fibre Channel and 2-port 10-Gbps switch. the first 24 ports are licensed. 2-.d o c @ c i s c o .2(2c). Data migration is the process of copying data from an existing storage device to a new storage device. and a modular expansion slot to host Cisco MDS 9000 Family Switching and Services Modules.Chapter 4 Cisco MDS SAN-OS Release 3.

This feature is available only for Cisco MDS 9000 blade switches. the Cisco MDS 9124 Multilayer Fabric Switch.allows network hosted applications to be reset without reloading a SSM.2(1a): • SANTap Enhancements • Software Image Compatibility Check .2(1a) Features Description N-Port Virtualization The N-Port virtualization (NPV) feature reduces the number of Fibre Channel domain IDs in core-edge SANs. Cisco MDS 9000 Family Hardware and Software Compatibility Matrix and Feature Lists OL-20433-01 4-7 . TACACS+ Password Expiry Notification When an end-user authenticates to a Cisco MDS 9000 switch via a TACACS+ account. USB flash drives connected to these ports may be used for the same functions as media in the external compact flash slot. The following indications have been added: Common Criteria • Switch FC port status change • Switch environmental failure • Zoneset activated • Switch field replaceable unit change Validation of Common Criteria (CC) evaluation assurance level 3 (EAL 3) for the Cisco MDS 9000 Family members running Cisco SAN-OS 3.0(2a) shall be achieved by the release 3. the end-user is prompted to change the password. Digital Diagnostic Enhancements The digital diagnostics capabilities for small form-factor pluggable (SFP) and 10 Gbps X2 form factor optics have been enhanced in Cisco SAN-OS release 3.0 compatible ports on the Cisco MDS 9500 Series Supervisor-2 modules are available for use with Cisco SAN-OS release 3. and the Cisco MDS 9134 Multilayer Fabric Switch.2(1a). If the password has expired.verifies the compatibility of partner software with the SAN-OS storage services interface (SSI) version before loading it.x Feature Lists Se 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 ck . which eliminates the domain IDs for these edge switches. • Partner Software Reset . this feature lets them know when a password has expired or is about to expire.Chapter 4 Cisco MDS SAN-OS Release 3.2(1a): • Added support for Dense Wave Division Multiplexing (DWDM) SFPs • Traps can be generated when digital diagnostic thresholds are exceeded • Digital diagnostic values are viewable in Cisco Fabric Manager (previously only through CLI) Universal Serial Bus Support The two Universal Serial Bus (USB) 2. SMI-S Enhancements Indications supported has been expanded to allow meaningful monitoring of Cisco MDS 9000 family switches.2(1a) time frame. they just pass traffic between core switch links and end-devices. Intelligent Fabric Application Enhancements Several intelligent fabric application enhancements are included in Cisco SAN-OS 3.d o c @ c i s c o . Switches operating in the NPV mode do not join a fabric. c o m 3.

switch# attach module slot Attaching to module x .d o c @ c i s c o . This feature does not 9222i Switch apply to the Cisco MDS 9216 and 9216i fabric switches. to abort type '$.2(1a) Cisco MDS 9000 Family Hardware and Software Compatibility Matrix and Feature Lists 4-8 OL-20433-01 . This recovery procedure is destructive.2(1a). However. a new CLI command is included in Cisco MDS SAN-OS Release 3.. certain types of file system errors cannot be auto-detected or auto-repaired. and also LUNs that are not zoned if the disk array allows this. The commands allow you to find LUNs that are zoned. All data in the modflash partition is deleted. A Cisco MDS 9000 Storage Services Module (SSM) is required to use this feature.2(1a): • CISCO-DMM-MIB In-service Software Cisco SAN-OS 3. since it reformats and recreates the modflash partition. and the targets to query. Manual procedures might be required to recover from these types of errors.2(1a) Features Description Server LUN Map Discovery Commands Server LUN map discovery commands have been added to the CLI to discover all LUNs in a disk array that are masked for access by a particular host. You can specify a VSAN.Chapter 4 Cisco MDS SAN-OS Release 3. The following example shows the debug mkfs modflash command.x Feature Lists Se 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 ck . c o m 3. SSM initial provisioning procedures need to be followed for completing the recovery procedure.. To exit type 'exit'. New CLI Command to Recover the Modflash Partition The infrastructure of the Storage Services Module (SSM) includes a non-volatile modflash partition to store partner specific images and configuration files.2(1a) includes non-disruptive. New MIBS The following new MIB is included in Cisco MDS 9000 SAN-OS release 3. For these situations. in service software Upgrades for the Cisco MDS upgrades (ISSU) for the Cisco MDS 9222i switch. a specific host interface. Any detectable partitioning and file system errors are automatically repaired during the module initialization procedures.' module-slot# debug mkfs modflash Cisco Fabric Manager Enhancements Cisco Fabric Manager includes the following enhancements : • New Installation Process • Custom Report Enhancements • Analysis Reports • Threshold Configuration Flexibility Release Notes for SAN-OS Release 3.

d o c @ c i s c o .1(4) New Features for SAN-OS Release 3. The new system default switchport mode F command sets the administrative mode of ports to mode F. even for multiple hosts. while avoiding traffic disruption caused by the formation of unwanted inter-switch links (ISLs).1(4) 3.1(3a) 3. while switch operation remains graceful. c o m New Features for SAN-OS Release 3.1(3a) Features There are no new features for this release.1(3). this restriction has been removed.1(4). there was a restriction that LUN IDs could not overlap for LUNs behind the same target port.1(4) Features Description FCIP Tape Acceleration Supports Overlapping LUN IDs In previous Cisco MDS SAN-OS releases. Release Notes for SAN-OS Release 3.1(3). a new CLI command allows you to globally change the mode of Fibre Channel ports whose default mode is Auto. If the CompactFlash firmware is not corrupted.1(3).1(3) Features Description New CompactFlash Test Capabilities As of Cisco MDS SAN-OS 3. then the SAN-OS software can automatically update the CompactFlash firmware. A new CompactFlash cyclic redundancy check (CRC) checksum test can check the state of the CompactFlash firmware on select modules. System Default Port Mode F As of Cisco SAN-0S Release 3.1(3a) New Features for SAN-OS Release 3.x Feature Lists Se 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 ck . the ability to detect a faulty CompactFlash is built into the SAN-OS software.1(3) supports the following features of SAN Device Virtualization: • Virtual initiators • LUN zoning Cisco MDS 9000 Family Hardware and Software Compatibility Matrix and Feature Lists OL-20433-01 4-9 .Chapter 4 Cisco MDS SAN-OS Release 3. Overlapping LUN IDs are now supported. Release Notes for SAN-OS Release 3. No ports are flapped.1(3) 3. Changes in SAN Device Virtualization Cisco SAN-OS Release 3. The new features for this release are the same as those listed in the Cisco MDS 9000 Family Release Notes for Cisco MDS SAN-OS Release 3. As of Cisco SAN-OS 3.

x Feature Lists Se 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 ck . The new features for this release are the same as those listed in the Cisco MDS 9000 Family Release Notes for Cisco MDS SAN-OS Release 3. Release Notes for SAN-OS Release 3.1(2b) New Features for SAN-OS Release 3. or all evaluation licenses have expired. A new column has been added to the Open Fabric Table dialog box that shows license information for a selected fabric.1(2b) 3.1(2a) Features There are no new features for this release. Release Notes for SAN-OS Release 3.1(2a) 3. as follows: Licensed: there is a permanent license. The User Encryption option has been removed from the Add Fabric and Edit Fabric dialog boxes that are accessible from the List of Fabrics Monitored by Fabric Manager Server pane. or a there is a license checked out with time remaining on it. User Interface Changes As of Cisco SAN-OS Release 3. No License: there is no license.1(2b) Features Description Install Option to Use Oracle Express Database In Cisco Fabric Manager.Chapter 4 Cisco MDS SAN-OS Release 3. the following changes can be seen in the user interface of Cisco Fabric Manager: A Create flows on all cards option has been added to the Define Traffic Flows dialog box. c o m Release Notes for SAN-OS Release 3. Eval License: there is an evaluation license with time remaining on it.d o c @ c i s c o .1(2). you now have the option of using an Oracle Express database or the existing Hypersonic HSQL database. We recommend that you use an Oracle Express database if you are using Performance Manager on a large fabric of 1000 or more end devices.1(2b).1(3) New Features for SAN-OS Release 3.1(2a) Cisco MDS 9000 Family Hardware and Software Compatibility Matrix and Feature Lists 4-10 OL-20433-01 .

Chapter 4 Cisco MDS SAN-OS Release 3.1(2) and later. Compact Flash Report in Cisco Fabric Manager Scans your switch fabric automatically and reports the status of Compact Flash on certain modules.0(3). The Cisco Fabric Switch for HP c-Class BladeSystem also features nondisruptive software upgrades.x Feature Lists Se 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 ck .0(3b) Cisco MDS 9000 Family Hardware and Software Compatibility Matrix and Feature Lists OL-20433-01 4-11 . Enable/Disable Link Traps Allows you to control whether SNMP link state traps are enabled or disabled. Cisco Fabric Switch for IBM BladeCenter Supports the new Cisco Fabric Switch for IBM BladeCenter. or with eight internal and four external active ports and two 4-Gb SFPs installed.d o c @ c i s c o . and it features an on-demand port activation license and nondisruptive software upgrades. This switch includes fourteen internal and six external ports. Daylight Savings Time Change Allows you to change the switch configuration to make the daylight saving time adjustment. FCS Discovery of Virtual Devices Allows you to discover virtual devices in a particular VSAN or in all VSANs. The new features for this release are the same as those listed in the Cisco MDS 9000 Family Release Notes for Cisco MDS SAN-OS Release 3.1(2) 3.0(3b) Features There are no new features for this release. Release Notes for SAN-OS Release 3.1(2) New Features for SAN-OS Release 3.0(3b) 3. Release Notes for SAN-OS Release 3.1(2) Features Description Cisco Fabric Switch for HP c-Class BladeSystem Supports the new Cisco Fabric Switch for HP c-Class BladeSystem. Virtualization of SAN devices accelerates swap-out or failover to a replacement disk. SAN Device Virtualization Allows you to create virtual devices that represent physical end-devices when configuring switches with Cisco SAN-OS Release 3. this switch can be configured with sixteen internal and eight external active ports and four 4-Gb SFPs installed. c o m New Features for SAN-OS Release 3. Through the on-demand port activation license. Online Health Management System (OHMS) for the MDS 9124 Switch Provides hardware fault detection and recovery on the Cisco MDS 9124 Switch.

000. Fabric Manager Enhancements The Cisco MDS 9000 Family Fabric Manager supports: • Load balancing tool enhanced for Generation 2 modules • Preferred path tables • Launching CTC (Cisco Transport Controller) on ISLs from the Topology Map Release Notes for SAN-OS Release 3.0(2b) New Features for SAN-OS Release 3. c o m New Features for SAN-OS Release 3.0(2a) Features There are no new features for this release.0(3) New Features for SAN-OS Release 3.0(3) 3. IVR Zones and Zone Members Increases the limits for IVR zones to 8. Release Notes for SAN-OS Release 3.0(2b) 3.0(2a) Cisco MDS 9000 Family Hardware and Software Compatibility Matrix and Feature Lists 4-12 OL-20433-01 .0(2a) 3.0(3) Features Description Command Scheduler Remote User Allows you to specify passwords for remote users to allow them Passwords to configure command scheduler jobs.x Feature Lists Se 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 ck . Preferred Path Allows you to specify preferred Fibre Channel route maps for data traffic. Release Notes for SAN-OS Release 3. The new features for this release are the same as those listed in the Cisco MDS 9000 Family Release Notes for Cisco MDS SAN-OS Release 3. CISCO-PREFERRED-PATH-MIB. A new MIB. configures and monitors this Preferred Path feature.0(2).d o c @ c i s c o .0(2).0(2b) Features There are no new features for this release. The new features for this release are the same as those listed in the Cisco MDS 9000 Family Release Notes for Cisco MDS SAN-OS Release 3.000 and for IVR zone members to 10.Chapter 4 Cisco MDS SAN-OS Release 3.

The distribution is transparent to the application. FICON Configuration Provides the following FICON features to the Cisco Fabric Manager and Device Manager: • ESCON style port configuration display • FICON configuration locking • FICON port configuration table row title locking • FICON port configuration for multiple VSANs Release Notes for SAN-OS Release 3. NPIV must be globally enabled for all VSANs on the MDS switch to allow the NPIV-enabled applications to use multiple N port FC IDs.Chapter 4 Cisco MDS SAN-OS Release 3. role. CFS Over IP Distribution Distributes application data over IP connections. McDATA Native Interoperability Includes commands to configure McDATA native mode interoperability. and port security to be implemented at the application level.0(1) 3.0(2) Features Description Domain Manager Fast Restart Shortens the time it takes for Domain Manager to select a new principal link. and Call Home. The following CFS applications register for the CFS over IP distribution option: NTP. N-Port Identifier Virtualization Provides a means to assign multiple port IDs to a single N port. but the application must first register with CFS. This (NPIV) feature allows multiple applications on the N port to use different identifiers and allows access control. Cisco MDS 9000 Family Hardware and Software Compatibility Matrix and Feature Lists OL-20433-01 4-13 .d o c @ c i s c o . RADIUS. and not the entire VSAN.0(2) 3. including configuring modem parameters on the console port and COM1 port. Enabling this feature and having an available backup link means Domain Manager takes only a few milliseconds to select a new principal link. syslogd.0(2) New Features for SAN-OS Release 3. and allowing 1000-Mbps speed on the management port. TACACS+.x Feature Lists Se 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 ck . zoning. c o m New Features for SAN-OS Release 3. The reconfiguration required to select the new principal link only affects the two switches that are directly attached to the failed link.0(1) Features Description Supervisor-2 Module Support Includes support for Supervisor-2 module features.

FCIP Tape Read Acceleration Supports tape read acceleration over FCIP interfaces as well as tape write acceleration. 48-port 4-Gbps Fibre Channel module • DS-X9124 MDS 9000. c o m Generation 2 Switching Module Support Includes the following set of switching modules that are supported by the Cisco MDS 9500 Series of switches: • DS-X9148 MDS 9000. Reduces the need for private address and network address translation (NAT). There is dynamic load balancing of iSLB initiators using iSCSI login redirect and VRRP.x Feature Lists Se 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 ck . IPv6 provides the following enhancements over IPv4: Allows networks to scale and provide global reachability. Certificate Authorities and Digital Certificates Interoperates with certificate authorities and uses digital certificates for secure communication with peers. 4-port 10-Gbps Fibre Channel module In-Order-Delivery Enhancement Ensures that frames are delivered in order within the switch latency drop period. MS-CHAP must be explicitly enabled to be used. Fabric Binding for Fibre Channel Supports fabric binding for Fibre Channel VSANs as well as FICON VSANs.Chapter 4 Cisco MDS SAN-OS Release 3. The architecture of IPv6 has been designed to allow existing IPv4 users to transition easily to IPv6 while providing services such as end-to-end security. Cisco Fabric Services (CFS) eliminates the need for manual configuration by distributing the iSLB initiator configuration among all MDS switches in the fabric. quality of service (QoS).d o c @ c i s c o . SNMP over TCP/IP Allows SNMP messages to be transported over TCP rather than UDP for management traffic on the out-of-band Gigabit Ethernet management port (mgmt0). 24-port 4-Gbps Fibre Channel module • DS-X9112 MDS 9000. Cisco MDS 9000 Family Hardware and Software Compatibility Matrix and Feature Lists 4-14 OL-20433-01 . iSLB provides the following features: The iSLB initiator configuration is simplified with support for initiator targets and auto-zones. IKE Digital Certificates Allows IKE to use digital certificates for authentication instead of using preshared keys. iSCSI Server Load Balancing (iSLB) Provides a means to easily configure large scale iSCSI deployments containing hundreds or even thousands of initiators. IP version 6 (IPv6) Provides extended addressing capability beyond those provided in IP version 4 (IPv4) in Cisco MDS SAN-OS. Handles packets more efficiently because the IPv6 packet header format is simplified. 12-port 4-Gbps Fibre Channel module • DS-X9704 MDS 9000. and globally unique addresses. MS-CHAP Allows user logins to an MDS switch through a remote authentication server (RADIUS or ACACS+). Provides simpler autoconfiguration of addresses.

Release Notes for SAN-OS Release 3. Call Home Enhancements Allows customization of alert group messages.0.1.x Feature Lists Se 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 ck .0 Compliant Supports an embedded CIM agent that is compliant with SMI-S version 1.1.0(1) Cisco MDS 9000 Family Hardware and Software Compatibility Matrix and Feature Lists OL-20433-01 4-15 . The new CIM agent includes a new access point profile. c o m SMI-S 1.Chapter 4 Cisco MDS SAN-OS Release 3.d o c @ c i s c o .

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Description

Nondisruptive Storage Services Allows no disruption of Fibre Channel switching traffic when
Module (SSM) image upgrade upgrading the SSI boot image on an SSM using the install ssi
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New default initial state for
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SSMs initially come up in Fibre Channel switching mode by default.

VERITAS Storage Foundation
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VSFN is not supported.

Persistent FC IDs for IVR

Allows persistent FC IDs in an IVR configuration.

SCSI flow services support for
interfaces

Allows the configuration of SCSI flow services on groups of four
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Special characters in
TACACS+ global secret keys

Allows the use of the dollar sign ($) and the percent sign (%) in
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Allows the user to enable NASB for storage array controller devices.

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Allows NASB to rediscover a target device.

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Release Notes for SAN-OS Release 2. such as long distance replication and continuous backup. Cisco MDS NX-OS Release 4. IVZ QoS Allows IVZ QoS to be configured separately from other zone attributes. or zone attribute set can zone attribute set cloning be cloned from an existing zone. Distributed configuration copy Instructs the other switches in the fabric to save their configurations to their local NVRAM. zone set. SANTap Allows third-party data storage applications. VSFN support on the SSM Provides support for VSFN on the SSM. Multiple autonomous fabric Allows more that one VSAN in the network with the same VSAN ID. c o m New Features for SAN-OS Release 2. Enhanced IP compression auto mode Allows auto mode option to use a combination of compression modes to effectively utilize the WAN bandwidth. to be integrated into the SAN. fcalias.x Feature List Se 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 ck . and Allows cloning of a new zone. File system support for log: Allows the file system commands to support a new directory called log: for system message log files. This feature Network Address simplifies the deployment of IVR in an existing fabric.1(1a) Features Description Inter-VSAN Routing (IVR) Allows non-unique domain IDs in an IVR topology. or zone attribute set. Zone.1(1a) Cisco MDS 9000 Family Hardware and Software Compatibility Matrix and Feature Lists OL-18091-01. IDs (AFIDs) for IVR IVR LUN zoning Allows IVR to directly support LUN zoning.Chapter 5 Cisco MDS SAN-OS Release 2. zone set. Translation (NAT) IVR VSAN topology auto mode Uses CFS configuration distribution in auto mode to learn the topology of the IVR-enabled switches in the network. zone set. iSCSI cut-thru routing mode Provides iSCSI cut-thru routing mode in addition to pass-thru and store-and-forward modes.x 5-3 . fcalias.d o c @ c i s c o . fcalias. IVR service groups Reduces the amount of traffic to non-IVR-enabled switches by restricting IVR-related traffic to the IVR-enabled switches. Disable interface bit error rate thresholds Allows the user to disable bit error rate threshold for a Fibre Channel interface. Network-Accelerated Storage Backup (NSAB) Supports server-free backups in the SAN.1(1a) 2.

0(1b) software New inventory information Displays information for the field replaceable units (FRUs) in the switch.0(2b) New Features for SAN-OS Release 2. Small form-factor pluggable (SFP) Replaces the term FCOT (Fibre Channel optical transmitter) with the term SFP in the Cisco SAN-OS software and in the documentation. c o m New Features for SAN-OS Release 2.Chapter 5 Cisco MDS SAN-OS Release 2. Enhanced zoning Is enhanced to be compliant with FC-GS-4 and FC-SW-3. Cisco MDS 9000 Family Hardware and Software Compatibility Matrix and Feature Lists 5-4 OL-18091-01. SCSI flow statistics Collects statistics for SCSI flows.0(1b) Features Description Extended ping command Provides additional options to verify the connectivity of a remote host or server.500 receive BB_credits on a Fibre Channel port to facilitate BB_credits for long haul links.0(2b) Features Description Fibre Channel write acceleration Provides support for Fibre Channel write acceleration on the ASM and SSM. Initial setup changes The questions in the initial set up routine and the order in which they appear is enhanced to reflect the various changes in the Cisco SAN-OS Release 2.0(2b) 2. ELP enhancement ELP is compliant with FC-SW-3. Extended BB_credits Allows you to configure up to 3. Cisco MDS NX-OS Release 4. Both standards support basic zoning and enhanced zoning functionalities. Release Notes for SAN-OS Release 2. including product IDs.d o c @ c i s c o .x . PortChannel Includes a new mode (ACTIVE) and a new protocol (autocreation).0(1b) 2. serial numbers. which minimizes application latency or reduces transactions per second over long distances. Zone-based QoS The zoning feature provides an additional segregation mechanism to configure the Quality of Service (QoS) priority as a zone attribute. Graceful shutdown Allows the Cisco SAN-OS software to implicitly perform a graceful shutdown if you shut down an interface operating in the E port mode or if a Cisco SAN-OS software application executes a port shutdown as part of its function. Dynamic VSANs Allows you to dynamically assign VSAN membership to ports based on the device WWN. FICON enhancements Provides support for FICON on MPS-14/2 modules.x Feature List Se 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 ck . and version IDs. Cisco Fabric Services Infrastructure Enables efficient database distribution and fosters device flexibility.

between a pair of security gateways. periodic inventory messages. fcdomain traps) notification. the Cisco SAN-OS software uses the lowest domain switch as the root to compute the multicast tree in interop mode. Cisco MDS 9000 Family Hardware and Software Compatibility Matrix and Feature Lists OL-18091-01.d o c @ c i s c o . Port tracking Is unique to the Cisco MDS 9000 Family. FCIP compression enhancements. It helps you optimize FCIP performance by generating SCSI I/O commands and directing such traffic to a specific virtual target. Mutual CHAP authentication. Call Home enhancements Provides message throttling capabilities. IP storage Tape acceleration. The default size of the accounting log is increased to 250. WWW changes Exchange Link Protocol (ELP) and Exchange Fabric Protocol (EFP) use WWNs during link initialization. It uses information about the operational state of the link to initiate a failure in the link that connects edge device. SAN extension (SET) tuner Is unique to the Cisco MDS 9000 Family.000 bytes and cannot be changed. you can also apply IP-ACLs to Gigabit Ethernet interfaces (IPS modules) and Ethernet PortChannel interfaces. IP Security (IPsec) Provides security services at the IP layer. AAA accounting log The AAA accounting log size cannot be configured.x Feature List Se 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 ck . IP-ACL changes As of Cisco SAN-OS Release 2. Cisco MDS NX-OS Release 4. port syslog messages.0(1b). Internet Key Exchange (IKE) IPsec uses the IKE protocol to handle protocol and algorithm negotiation and to generate the encryption and authentication keys to be used by IPsec.x 5-5 . or between a security gateway and a host. RMON configuration Allows you to configure RMON alarms and events through the CLI. iSNS server. c o m Distributed Device Alias Services Allows you to distribute device alias names on a fabric-wide basis. Other changes (defaults).Chapter 5 Cisco MDS SAN-OS Release 2. Command Scheduler Helps you schedule configuration and maintenance jobs in any switch in the Cisco MDS 9000 Family. Multicast compliance To interoperate with other vendor switches. including protecting one or more data flows between a pair of hosts. Security Network operator default Administrator password must be configured Multiple roles support Advanced Encryption Standard usage Unified users and passwords Enables an error message to be displayed when a remote AAA server is unavailable Enable SNMP trap notification Enables a specific SNMP trap (for example. and RMON alert messages.

x .d o c @ c i s c o . Cisco MDS NX-OS Release 4. The persistent Fibre Channel ID (FC ID) feature is enabled by default. c o m FC ID changes To conserve the number of FC IDs used. Release Notes for SAN-OS Release 2. Cisco MDS 9000 Family switches use a special FC ID allocation scheme. Storing the last core to Flash The last core dump (service core) is automatically saved to the Flash in the /mnt/pss/ partition before the switchover or reboot occurs.Chapter 5 Cisco MDS SAN-OS Release 2.x Feature List Se 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 ck .0(1b) Cisco MDS 9000 Family Hardware and Software Compatibility Matrix and Feature Lists 5-6 OL-18091-01.

3(4a). Cisco MDS 9000 Family Hardware and Software Compatibility Matrix and Feature Lists OL-20433-02 6-1 . page 6-6 • New Features for SAN-OS Release 1.x SAN-OS release: • New Features for SAN-OS Release 1.Se 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 ck . page 6-3 • New Features for SAN-OS Release 1. page 6-5 • New Features for SAN-OS Release 1.3(3). page 6-4 • New Features for SAN-OS Release 1. page 6-6 • New Features for SAN-OS Release 1. page 6-6 • New Features for SAN-OS Release 1.1(2).3(5) 1.3(5) Features Description TL port ALPA cache Configures manual entries in the ALPA cache for TL ports.0(3a).3(4a) 1.3(2a).x Feature Lists This chapter describes the new features that are included in the following 1. page 6-6 New Features for SAN-OS Release 1.3(1).3(5).1(1).0(2a). page 6-2 • New Features for SAN-OS Release 1.3(5) New Features for SAN-OS Release 1. page 6-2 • New Features for SAN-OS Release 1.2(2a).0(5). page 6-5 • New Features for SAN-OS Release 1. c o m CH A P T E R 6 Cisco MDS SAN-OS Release 1.3(4a) Features Description Banner message Configures the message of the day (MOTD) for each switch.2(1a). page 6-1 • New Features for SAN-OS Release 1. page 6-1 • New Features for SAN-OS Release 1. Release Notes for SAN-OS Release 1.d o c @ c i s c o .

and delay jitter estimation.3(2a) Features Description Zone set import/export Imports or exports the zone set to or from an adjacent switch connected through a VSAN. Adds and withdraws IVR domains to VSANs.Chapter 6 Cisco MDS SAN-OS Release 1. Online health management system Performs fault detection and recovery using the online health management system (system health) feature.x Feature Lists Se 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 ck . Release Notes for SAN-OS Release 1.3(2a) Cisco MDS 9000 Family Hardware and Software Compatibility Matrix and Feature Lists 6-2 OL-20433-01 .3(3) 1. Switch summary Provides a brief summary of the switch configuration. Inter-VSAN routing (IVR) Configures IVR interoperation with third-party switches. unmodified zone sets throughout the fabric. IP storage updates Addresses the IPS-4 module inclusion. Essential upgrade prerequisites Contacts customer service for recommendations before attempting an upgrade. c o m Full zone set distribution Distributes inactive.3(2a) 1.3(3) New Features for SAN-OS Release 1. first-available port numbers.3(4a) New Features for SAN-OS Release 1.3(3) Features Description iSCSI SACK default Enables the TCP SACK parameter (default) for iSCSI configurations. iSCSI name restriction Restricts the iSCSI qualified name to a maximum name length of 223 alphanumeric characters and a minimum length of 16 characters.d o c @ c i s c o . Release Notes for SAN-OS Release 1. FICON features Configures FICON port numbering. FCIP and iSCSI default changes. Release Notes for SAN-OS Release 1. In-order delivery (IOD) Enables IOD for specific VSANs. Rolling upgrades Uses a rolling upgrade install mechanism for the Caching Services Module (CSM) and the IP Storage Services (IPS) module. burst size change for iSCSI interfaces. and moves the FICON VSAN offline.

Chapter 6 Cisco MDS SAN-OS Release 1. Transceiver and calibration information Displays real-time diagnostics information. Diffie-Hellman Challenge Handshake Authentication Protocol (DHCHAP) provides authentication between Cisco MDS switches and other devices. PortChannel quiesce Gracefully shuts down an interface without dropping any frames. Licensing Accesses specified premium features on the switch. AAA server groups Configures remote AAA servers using server groups. Zone membership Assigns zone membership criteria based on the interface and domain ID.3(1) 1. Cisco MDS 9000 Family Hardware and Software Compatibility Matrix and Feature Lists OL-20433-01 6-3 . Standby state Displays standby or HA standby when the redundancy state or the supervisor state indicate a switchover is possible. or VSAN. interface. TACACS+ authentication Uses the Terminal Access Controller Access Control System plus (TACACS+) protocol to communicate with remote AAA servers. Automatic image synchronization Automatic synchronization of the running image in the standby supervisor module by the active supervisor module. Common Information Model (CIM) configuration Configures the CIM server using the HTTP and HTTPS protocol.3(1) Features Description Running configuration information Displays configurations based on a specified feature. Terminal connection options Connects to a console terminal. domain ID and port number. FC-SP DHCHAP Configures Fibre Channel Security Protocol (FC-SP) authentication to overcome security challenges for enterprise-wide fabrics. Fabric-Device Management Interface (FDMI) Enables management of devices using the FDMI feature. and IP address. or an SSH terminal from the active supervisor module. c o m New Features for SAN-OS Release 1. IVR Accesses resources across VSANs without compromising other VSAN benefits. Replacing modules Ensures that the new module is running the same software version as the rest of the switch. Standby supervisor module boot variables Forces the standby supervisor module to run the same version as the active supervisor module. a Telnet terminal. Buffer-to-buffer credit (BB_credit) display Displays the receive and transmit BB_credit along with other pertinent interface information. module.d o c @ c i s c o .x Feature Lists Se 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 ck . RADIUS enhancements Configures multiple RADIUS server groups. Initial setup additions Configures the full zone set distribution and FC ID persistence features for the entire fabric during initial setup.

Registered Link Incident Report (RLIR) Uses the RLIR function to send a LIR to a registered Nx port. Proxy initiator Connects all iSCSI initiators through one IPS port to make it appear as one Fibre Channel port per VSAN. Quality of Service (QoS) Configures four priority levels for service differentiation. Port rate limiting Uses the port rate limiting feature to control ingress traffic into a Fibre Channel port. IPS SPAN source Assigns a Switched Port Analyzer (SPAN) source on the IP Storage Services (IPS) module. Release Notes for SAN-OS Release 1. FCIP compression Allows IP packets to be compressed on the FCIP link if this feature is enabled on that link.2(2a) 1. availability.3(1) New Features for SAN-OS Release 1. FCIP write accelerator Improves application performance using the FCIP write acceleration feature. Internet Storage Name Service (iSNS) Uses the iSNS services to automate the discovery and management of iSCSI devices. manageability and network security. selects predefined types of Call Home alerts. Trespass support Uses the trespass feature to enable the export of logical units (LUs) from the active to the passive port of a statically imported iSCSI target.x Feature Lists Se 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 ck . Auto-discovery of SCSI targets Automatically discovers SCSI targets using the show scsi-target auto-poll command.2(2a) Features Description The install all command Recommends issuing the install all command. c o m FI-bre CON-nection (FICON) Intermixes FICON and Fibre Channel Protocol (FCP) traffic on the same switch without compromising scalability. Fabric binding Prevents unauthorized switches from joining the fabric or disrupting current fabric operations.d o c @ c i s c o . VSAN membership for iSCSI interfaces Configures an iSCSI host to be a member of one or more VSANs.Chapter 6 Cisco MDS SAN-OS Release 1. Call Home enhancements Defines a Call Home destination profile. Cisco MDS 9000 Family Hardware and Software Compatibility Matrix and Feature Lists 6-4 OL-20433-01 . FC domain ID changes Defines the default behavior to enable persistent FC IDs globally or for each VSAN. Per VSAN time out values Configure different TOVs for a specified VSAN with special links like FC (TOV) or IP tunnels. or filters messages based on their level of urgency.

Logical unit number Restricts access to specific LUNs associated with a device.x Feature Lists Se 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 ck .1(2) Cisco MDS 9000 Family Hardware and Software Compatibility Matrix and Feature Lists OL-20433-01 6-5 .2(1a) Features Description Port security Prevents unauthorized access to a switch port in the Cisco MDS 9000 Family. Release Notes for SAN-OS Release 1. Common roles Provides the ability to create and modify roles using CLI or SNMP. Interface-based zoning Specifies a switch interface as a zone member for local or remote switches.Chapter 6 Cisco MDS SAN-OS Release 1.2(2a) New Features for SAN-OS Release 1. c o m Configuring unique area Using the FC ID persistence feature switches in the Cisco MDS 9000 Family FC IDs can be manually configured with a different area to either the storage port or the HBA port FC ID. Release Notes for SAN-OS Release 1. Incompatability check Verifies feature compatibility during a software downgrade. (LUN) zoning Read-only zones Restricts zone members to read-only access to devices within the zone.d o c @ c i s c o .2(1a) New Features for SAN-OS Release 1. ELPD configuration Provides ability to upgrade or downgrade ELPD images. Remote SPAN (RSPAN) Remotely monitors traffic for one or more SPAN sources distributed in one or more source switches in a Fibre Channel fabric.1(2) Features Description Performance buffers Allocates additional buffers per interface beyond the existing buffer-to-buffer credits. Release Notes for SAN-OS Release 1. Enhanced show tech-support Displays the output of several common show commands for troubleshooting purposes. VSAN-based roles Creates roles that are valid in a specific VSAN. Assigning LUNs to storage systems Single-OS and multi-OS scenarios for LUN zoning if LUN masking is enabled on the storage system.1(2) 1.2(1a) 1. IP access control lists (IP-ACLs) Restricts IP-related in-band and out-of-band management traffic based on IP addresses (Layer 3 and Layer 4 information.

Release Notes for SAN-OS Release 1.Chapter 6 Cisco MDS SAN-OS Release 1. Zones and VSANs Restricts fabric access based on zones or virtual SANs.1(1) New Features for SAN-OS Release 1.1(1) Features Description CWPM/FSP Supports hot-swappable Cisco coarse wavelength-division multiplexing (CWDM) small form-factor pluggables (SFPs ).0(2a) Cisco MDS 9000 Family Hardware and Software Compatibility Matrix and Feature Lists 6-6 OL-20433-01 .0(2a) 1.0(3a) New Features for SAN-OS Release 1.0(5) 1. Release Notes for SAN-OS Release 1. c o m New Features for SAN-OS Release 1.0(2a)Features Description Boot loader upgrade enhancement Changes to the boot loader upgrade procedure for the active supervisor module. iSCSI and FCIP Extends SAN support to IP based networks using Fibre Channel over IP (FCIP) and iSCSI IP storage services.d o c @ c i s c o .0(5) New Features for SAN-OS Release 1.0(3a) 1. Release Notes for SAN-OS Release 1. Cisco Discovery Protocol (CDP) Supports the advertisement protocol used by Cisco devices to advertise itself to other Cisco devices in the same network.0(5) Features Description Standby supervisor bootup alert Sends a Call Home message when the standby supervisor fails to boot up.1(1) 1.x Feature Lists Se 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 ck .0(3a) Features Description install all command Supports upgrading all modules. Release Notes for SAN-OS Release 1.