Nexus emulation? Anyone?

Tim Stevenson tstevens at cisco.com
Tue Dec 20 12:03:09 CST 2011


You couldn't use Titanium to judge/discuss the nexus family as a 
whole either. Aside from 1KV, all the nexus products use ASIC 
hardware specific to that platform/linecard and no NXOS software 
emulator exists that mimics those behaviors.

2 cents,
Tim

At 09:34 AM 12/20/2011, Luan Nguyen gushed:

>You can't use the software switch Nexus 1000V to judge/discuss the Nexus
>family products N7K, N5K...etc as a whole?
>
>Check out this discussion
><https://supportforums.cisco.com/thread/2054884>https://supportforums.cisco.com/thread/2054884
>
>Titanium as they call the NX-OS simulator is not available to the public
>though...
>
>-Luan
>
>On Tue, Dec 20, 2011 at 12:08 PM, -Hammer- <bhmccie at gmail.com> wrote:
>
> > Bah. Look like I need more of an education on Nexus in general. Thanks for
> > the easy pointer.
> >
> >
> > -Hammer-
> >
> > "I was a normal American nerd"
> > -Jack Herer
> >
> >
> >
> > On 12/20/2011 11:02 AM, Nick Hilliard wrote:
> >
> >> On 20/12/2011 13:55, -Hammer- wrote:
> >>
> >>
> >>> I know we can't throw NX code on Dynamips but I figured I would ask the
> >>> group anyway. We are starting to discuss Nexus platform options and I can
> >>> only get so much from demo depot before our AM gets whiny. Is anyone
> >>> currently emulating Nexus on anything that is open to the public?
> >>>
> >>>
> >> nexus1k?
> >>
> >> Nick
> >>
> >>
> >>
> >>
> >>
> >>
> >




Tim Stevenson, tstevens at cisco.com
Routing & Switching CCIE #5561
Distinguished Technical Marketing Engineer, Cisco Nexus 7000
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