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Cisco Nexus 1000v Version 5.2(1)SV3(2.8) for VMware vSphere 5.

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This folder contains the Nexus 1000v Virtual Supervisor Module (VSM), Virtual
Ethernet Module (VEM), Application Virtual Switch (AVS) for APIC, Schema for XML
APIs, PNSC(VNMC) Policy Agent, Virtual Switch Upgrade Manager (VSUM), Licensing and
Copyright document, and this README file.

Nexus 1000v (VSM, VEM) supports VMware vSphere 5.0, 5.1, 5.5, and 6.0.
Nexus 1000v (AVS for APIC) supports VMware vSphere 5.1, 5.5, and 6.0.

AVS for APIC:


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Please note AVS supports only VMware vSphere 5.1, 5.5, and 6.0.
These images are present in the VEM directory and are common to AVS and VEM.
VMware ESX510:
VEM510-201612340107-BG-release.zip (md5
9c2bd23d9235e5d81884d01201956ea3)
cross_cisco-vem-v340-5.2.1.3.2.8.0-3.1.1.vib (md5
4becbefd52cd64c7b0fa12bbfda395f1)

VMware ESX550:
VEM550-201612340113-BG-release.zip (md5
cb79e126cab21f638a3fc57b4be7f4fa)
cross_cisco-vem-v340-5.2.1.3.2.8.0-3.2.1.vib (md5
6d09b513863b9337c2db1725dca6544f)

VMware ESX600:
VEM600-201612340119-BG-release.zip (md5
3bcf251fd652b7d846535b967a37a3dd)
cross_cisco-vem-v340-5.2.1.3.2.8.0-6.0.1.vib (md5
83fba1c77b1a403a9f1473b4817bf9bc)

Installation instructions are mentioned below in VEM section.

VSM:
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1. Install
ISO: n1000v-dk9.5.2.1.SV3.2.8.iso (md5
2e6b9fdc3752cd1e58ad1512c5c64c05)
OVA: n1000v-dk9.5.2.1.SV3.2.8.ova (md5
f68f731e65ec34d56942e8863979461b)
1010 OVA: n1000v-dk9.5.2.1.SV3.2.8.1010.ova (md5
e40f3b037c9cfaf7977ccd88d4c73e23)

2. Upgrade
Kickstart: n1000v-dk9-kickstart.5.2.1.SV3.2.8.bin (md5
a3e63f38d097021ce9f8409c5b182b81)
System: n1000v-dk9.5.2.1.SV3.2.8.bin (md5
93878b20c546663268d509fcda72b07b)

3. PNSC-PA
VSM-PA: vsmcpa.3.2.3a.bin (md5 00e048e340cd6b78a3ec2851a1902401)

The VSM is supported on VMware vSphere 5.0, 5.1, 5.5 and 6.0 Systems.

The upstream network should have the control and packet VLANs allowed for the
physical nics to be used with the Nexus 1000V.

ISO:
ISO format can be used to install the Nexus1000V on a user created VSM VM.
ISO format can also be used to install Nexus1000V VSM as a VSB (Virtual Service
Blade) in a CSP (Cloud Services Platform).

OVA:
The OVA file can be used to deploy the Nexus1000V VSM VM appliance.

1010_OVA:
The OVA file can be used to deploy the Nexus1000V VSM as a VSB (Virtual-service-
blade) in a CSP (Cloud Services Platform).

Kickstart/System:
The kickstart and System images can be used for upgrading an existing VSM to
5.2.1.SV3(2.8) version. The detailed upgrade steps are available in the
Documentation (http://www.cisco.com/go/1000vdocs).

PNSC-PA:
The VSM-PA file can be used to install or upgrade the PNSC policy agent on a
Nexus1000V VSM.

VEM:
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Installation with VMware Update Manager is the recommended installation procedure
when installing the VEM.
These files are only required when performing a manual installation of the VEM
using the CCO

Bundle:
An offline bundle (zip file) for use with vSphere vCLI:
1. VMware ESX500:
VEM500-201612340101-BG-release.zip (md5
ab9bdbb9eff3d82a44321c6ced41cbb4)

2. VMware ESX510:
VEM510-201612340107-BG-release.zip (md5
9c2bd23d9235e5d81884d01201956ea3)

3. VMware ESX550:
VEM550-201612340113-BG-release.zip (md5
cb79e126cab21f638a3fc57b4be7f4fa)

4. VMware ESX600:
VEM600-201612340119-BG-release.zip (md5
3bcf251fd652b7d846535b967a37a3dd)

VIB:
A VIB file for use with esxcli
1. VMware ESX500:
cross_cisco-vem-v340-5.2.1.3.2.8.0-3.0.1.vib (md5
e4281acfef2b65a465b07cd475bc1014)

2. VMware ESX510:
cross_cisco-vem-v340-5.2.1.3.2.8.0-3.1.1.vib (md5
4becbefd52cd64c7b0fa12bbfda395f1)

3. VMware ESX550:
cross_cisco-vem-v340-5.2.1.3.2.8.0-3.2.1.vib (md5
6d09b513863b9337c2db1725dca6544f)
4. VMware ESX600:
cross_cisco-vem-v340-5.2.1.3.2.8.0-6.0.1.vib (md5
83fba1c77b1a403a9f1473b4817bf9bc)

For Nexus 1000V Software Release Compatibility, please visit


http://www.cisco.com/c/en/us/td/docs/switches/datacenter/nexus1000/sw/5_2_1_s_v_3_2
_8/compatibility/information/n1000v_compatibility_521_SV_328.html

For instructions on VEM install/upgrade, please visit


http://www.cisco.com/c/en/us/td/docs/switches/datacenter/nexus1000/sw/5_2_1_s_v_3_2
_8/install_upgrade/guide/b_Cisco_N1KV_VMware_Install_and_Upgrade_Guide_521SV328.htm
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Online Bundle Installation:


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To load the patch release using an online bundle, please consult your VUM
documentation

Offline Bundle Installation:


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Using the vCLI, execute the following command:

vihostupdate -i -b <offline bundle> --server <Name or IP of ESX host> update

Virtual Switch Upgrade Manager 2.0 (VSUM)


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vsmProps.xml (md5 37952b5a1ef26b29b5bfbd351a16dfa0)

XML-API:
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Schema for XML-APIs.
n1000v-dk9.5.2.1.SV3.2.8.xsd.tar.gz (md5 281894fe3e429bf924f83031e58b09a7)

License/Copyright:
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Open_Source_Licenses.pdf has the Licensing and copyright details for the Cisco
Nexus 1000V.
Open_Source_Licenses.pdf (md5 3b717cf475a491a2e5bb6c5b5842ae23)

For Nexus 1000V documentation, please visit http://www.cisco.com/go/1000vdocs