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Re: Nexus emulation? Anyone?
From: -Hammer- <bhmccie () gmail com>
Date: Tue, 20 Dec 2011 12:15:19 -0600

I am understanding that more as I am researching. I didn't realize there was a separation between 1000v and [5,7]K. I thought Nexus was Nexus. I should have known not to simplify it to that level. :) So I'm understanding more the differences as well as why I won't be expecting to find a good way to emulate the [5,7]K anytime soon. Thank you all for your comments.

-Hammer-

"I was a normal American nerd"
-Jack Herer



On 12/20/2011 12:03 PM, Tim Stevenson wrote:
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 () gmail com> wrote:

> Bah. Look like I need more of an education on Nexus in general. Thanks for
> the easy pointer.
>
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> -Hammer-
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> "I was a normal American nerd"
> -Jack Herer
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> On 12/20/2011 11:02 AM, Nick Hilliard wrote:
>
>> On 20/12/2011 13:55, -Hammer- wrote:
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>>> 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
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Tim Stevenson, tstevens () cisco com
Routing & Switching CCIE #5561
Distinguished Technical Marketing Engineer, Cisco Nexus 7000
Cisco - http://www.cisco.com
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