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Network Visualization with Cisco Nexus 9K Switches

  • 21 May 2019
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Hello ... can anyone provide feedback on getting Network Visualization working with Cisco Nexus 9K Switches. The Nexus Series is on the Supported Switch list, but I've had a ticket open with Support for weeks and we can't get it working.
https://portal.nutanix.com/#/page/docs/details?targetId=Web-Console-Guide-Prism-v510:wc-network-visualizer-supported-switches-r.html

LLDP is enabled globally on the 9K, and I can populate the 9K switch info into Prism just fine. The issue is I can't get any port data. Nutanix Support is saying the issue is by default the "port-id-subtype" is set "locally-assigned", and it needs to be changed to "interface-name". The 9Ks are in ACI-Mode, not NX-OS, and no one seems to know how or where the change is made. Has anyone gotten this setup to work? Here are some pics from my environment. Thanks!


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Hi, did you ever get this sorted?  We’re having the same issue, displays perfectly on our DR site (with 5K’s), no port details on the 9K’s on our primary site.

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@StuartB 

To the best of my knowledge, this was fixed in AOS 5.5. Could you please confirm the version of the affected site?

Hi @Alona - We are running AOS 5.11.2.  I believe this worked okay when we first switched to the 9K’s (on 5.10), but hasn’t worked since we upgraded to 5.11.

I have now got it displaying correctly by switching to SNMPv2 - problem exists if we try and use SNMPv3.

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