Cisco N5K-C5548UP-FA

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Cisco N5K-C5548UP-FA Bay Networks stock Nexus 5548P 1RU Chassis includes 32 fixed unified ports, Front-to-Back Airflow, 2 750W AC Power Supplies, Fan Trays, 1 Expansion Slot

Product Specifications


  Cisco Nexus 5548P and 5548UP: Layer 2 hardware forwarding at 960 Gbps or 714.24 mpps; Layer 3 performance of up to 160 Gbps or 240 mpps
  Cisco Nexus 5596UP and 5596T: Layer 2 hardware forwarding at 1920 Gbps or 1428 mpps; Layer 3 performance of up to 160 Gbps or 240 mpps
  MAC address table entries: 32,000
  Low-latency cut-through design that provides predictable, consistent traffic latency regardless of packet size, traffic pattern, or enabled features on 10 Gigabit Ethernet interfaces
  Line-rate traffic throughput on all ports


  Cisco Nexus 5548P: 32 fixed 1 and 10 Gigabit Ethernet and FCoE ports; additional interfaces through one expansion module
  Cisco Nexus 5548UP: 32 fixed ports configurable as 1 and 10 Gigabit Ethernet and FCoE or 8/4/2/1-Gbps native Fibre Channel; additional interfaces through one expansion module
  Cisco Nexus 5596UP: 48 fixed ports configurable as 1 and 10 Gigabit Ethernet and FCoE or 8/4/2/1-Gbps native Fibre Channel; additional interfaces through up to three expansion modules
  Cisco Nexus 5596T: 32 fixed ports of 1 and 10G BASE-T and 16 SFP+ fixed ports configurable as 1 and 10 Gigabit Ethernet and FCoE or 8/4/2/1-Gbps native Fibre Channel; additional interfaces through up to three expansion modules
  Expansion modules
  16-port 1 and 10 Gigabit Ethernet and FCoE module
  8-port 8/4/2/1-Gbps Fibre Channel plus 8-port 1 and 10 Gigabit Ethernet and FCoE module
  Unified port module consisting of 16 ports configurable as 8/4/2/1-Gbps Fibre Channel or 1 and 10 Gigabit Ethernet and FCoE
  4-port QSFP expansion module
  12-port 10G BASE-T module (Cisco Nexus 5596T only)
  Layer 3 module (Cisco Nexus 5596UP and 5596T only; one per system)
  Layer 3 daughter card (Cisco Nexus 5548P and 5548UP only; one per system)
  Extension through the Cisco Nexus 2000 Series

Layer 2 Features

  Layer 2 switch ports and VLAN trunks
  IEEE 802.1Q VLAN encapsulation
  Support for up to 4096 VLANs
  Rapid Per-VLAN Spanning Tree Plus (PVRST+) (IEEE 802.1w compatible)
  Multiple Spanning Tree Protocol (MSTP) (IEEE 802.1s): 64 instances
  Spanning Tree PortFast
  Spanning Tree root guard
  Spanning Tree Bridge Assurance
  Cisco EtherChannel technology (up to 16 ports per EtherChannel)
  Cisco vPC technology
  Enhanced vPC enable vPC between Cisco Nexus 5000 and 2000 Series as well as between Cisco Nexus 3000 Series and end host
  vPC configuration synchronization
  Link Aggregation Control Protocol (LACP): IEEE 802.3ad
  Advanced port channel hashing based on Layer 2, 3, and 4 information
  Jumbo frames on all ports (up to 9216 bytes)
  Pause frames (IEEE 802.3x)
  Storm control (unicast, multicast, and broadcast)
  Private VLANs
  Private VLAN over trunks (isolated and promiscuous)
  Private VLANs over vPC and EtherChannels
  VLAN Remapping
  Cisco FabricPath
  EvPC and vPC+ with FabricPath
  Cisco Adapter FEX
  Cisco Data Center VM FEX
  Support for up to 24 fabric extenders on each Cisco Nexus 5500 platform

Layer 3 Features

  Layer 3 interfaces: Routed ports on Cisco Nexus 5500 platform interfaces, switch virtual interface (SVI), port channels, subinterfaces, and port channel subinterfaces for a total of 4096 entries
  Support for up to 8000 prefixes and up to 16000 IPv4 and 8000 IPv6 host entries
  Support for up to 8000 multicast routes
  Support for up to 8000 IGMP groups
  Support for 1000 VRF entries
  Support for up to 4096 VLANs
  16-way equal-cost multipathing (ECMP)
  1664 ingress and 2048 egress access control list (ACL) entries
  Routing protocols: Static, Routing Information Protocol Version2 (RIPv2), Enhanced Interior Gateway Routing Protocol (EIGRP), Open Shortest Path First Version 2 (OSPFv2), and Border Gateway Protocol (BGP)
  IPv6 Routing Protocols: Static, Open Shortest Path First Version 3 (OPFv3), Border Gateway Protocol (BGPv6), Enhanced Interior Gateway Routing Protocol (EIGRPv6)
  IPv6 VRF Lite
  Hot-Standby Router Protocol (HSRP) and Virtual Router Redundancy Protocol (VRRP)
  ACL: Routed ACL with Layer 3 and 4 options to match ingress and egress ACL
  Multicast: Protocol Independent Multicast Version 2 (PIMv2) sparse mode, Source Specific Multicast (SSM), Multicast Source Discovery Protocol (MSDP), Internet Group Management Protocol Versions 2, and 3 (IGMP v2, and v3), and Multicast VLAN Registration (MVR)
  Virtual Route Forwarding (VRF): VRF-lite (IP VPN); VRF-aware unicast; and BGP-, OSPF-, RIP-, and VRF-aware multicast
  Unicast Reverse Path Forwarding (uRFP) with ACL; strict and loose modes
  Jumbo frame support (up to 9216 bytes)
  Support for up to 16 fabric extender on each Nexus 5500 with L3 modules
  RFC 896


  Layer 2 IEEE 802.1p (CoS)
  8 hardware queues per port
  Per-port QoS configuration
  CoS trust
  Port-based CoS assignment
  Modular QoS CLI (MQC) compliance - IPv4 and IPv6
  ACL-based QoS classification (Layers 2, 3, and 4)
  MQC CoS marking
  Per-port virtual output queuing
  CoS-based egress queuing
  Egress strict-priority queuing
  Egress port-based scheduling: Weighted Round-Robin (WRR)
  Control Plan Policing (CoPP) - IPv4 and IPv6


  Ingress ACLs (standard and extended) on Ethernet and virtual Ethernet ports
  Standard and extended Layer 2 ACLs: MAC addresses, protocol type, etc.
  Standard and extended Layer 3 to 4 ACLs: IPv4 and IPv6, Internet Control Message Protocol (ICMP and ICMPv6), TCP, User Datagram Protocol (UDP), etc.
  VLAN-based ACLs (VACLs)
  Port-based ACLs (PACLs)
  Named ACLs
  Optimized ACL distribution
  ACLs on virtual terminals (VTYs)
  ACL logging on management interface
  Dynamic Host Configuration Protocol (DHCP) snooping with Option 82
  Dynamic Address Resolution Protocol (ARP) Inspection
  IP source guard
  DHCP relay
  Cisco CTS (Authentication and Policy download from ACS)
  Ethernet Port Security

High-Availability Features

  In-Service Software Upgrade (ISSU) for Layer 2
  Hot-swappable field-replaceable power supplies, fan modules, and expansion modules
  1:1 power redundancy
  N:1 fan module redundancy


  Switch management using 10/100/1000-Mbps management or console ports
  CLI-based console to provide detailed out-of-band management
  In-band switch management
  Locator and beacon LEDs on Cisco Nexus 2000 Series
  Port-based locator and beacon LEDs
  Configuration synchronization
  Module preprovisioning
  Configuration rollback
  Secure Shell Version 2 (SSHv2)
  AAA with RBAC
  Syslog (8 servers)
  Embedded packet analyzer
  SNMPv1, v2, and v3 (IPv4 & IPv6)
  Enhanced SNMP MIB support
  XML (NETCONF) support
  Remote monitoring (RMON)
  Advanced Encryption Standard (AES) for management traffic
  Unified username and passwords across CLI and SNMP
  Microsoft Challenge Handshake Authentication Protocol (MS-CHAP)
  Digital certificates for management between switch and RADIUS server
  Cisco Discovery Protocol Versions 1 and 2
  Switched Port Analyzer (SPAN) on physical, port channel, VLAN, and Fibre Channel interfaces
  Encapsulated Remote SPAN (ERSPAN)
  Ingress and egress packet counters per interface
  Network Time Protocol (NTP)
  Cisco GOLD
  Comprehensive bootup diagnostic tests
  Call Home
  Smart Call Home
  Cisco Fabric Manager
  Cisco DCNM
  CiscoWorks LAN Management Solution (LMS)

Data Center Bridging

  CEE- and IEEE-compliant PFC (per-priority Pause frame support)
  PFC link distance support: 3000m
  CEE-compliant DCBX Protocol
  CEE- and IEEE-compliant Enhanced Transmission Selection

Fibre Channel and FCoE Features (Requires Storage Services License)


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