nexus 7000

Nexus vPC Peer-Link Interface Options

A colleague brought up a very important issue in regards to vPC survivability.  There are Nexus vPC Peer-Link interface options.  Take a look at the below diagrams.  As you can see, we have a big problem here with survivability that can often be overlooked: if the one single vPC layer-3 peer-link interface goes down for […]

Nexus 7000 IPv6 Configuration Pitfalls

I have recently started working in a datacenter configuring quite a few Nexus 7000 series switches to act mainly as datacenter access switches – mainly making use of the popular features of Virtual Device Contexts (VDCs) and Virtual Port-Channels (vPCs).  Well, IPv6 is a key part of the network environment. So for the last week, […]