Nexus 7K usage w/VDC, vPC - anybody?

Stefan netfortius at
Sun Jul 19 12:23:17 CDT 2009

Thank you, Ryan, for the info. Interesting your choice of 6500s at the
core. I would have expected that layer to be the first "recipient" of
N7Ks, then slowly moving into aggr., access, .... You are not running
some services modules in the core chassis, are you?

On 7/18/09, Ryan Hughes <rshughes at> wrote:
> Currenet 4.1 is a little flaky for vPC; running a set up with 4.1.5ES (TAC
> release) - recommendation is to wait and go with 4.2.1 when that releases.
> Haven't had any issues with the VDC features - still using 6500 in the core
> for the time being. Most installs I've seen have resulted in some TAC case
> or another. I've had pretty good results with the N5K platform as whole.
> Ryan
> On Fri, Jul 17, 2009 at 5:59 PM, Stefan <netfortius at> wrote:
>> I'd be interested to know if anybody has been using the Cisco N7K
>> platform, especially in vertical consolidation mode (aggr and core as
>> VDCs, and dual Nexus VPC-ed together)? Any comments on this system,
>> even outsde this narrow scope of my previous question? Anybody using
>> these as server access systems, in DCs?
>> Thank you,
>> --
>> Sent from my mobile device
>> ***Stefan Mititelu

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***Stefan Mititelu

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