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Documentation requirements for Cisco Nexus 9336C-FX2 storage switches

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For Cisco Nexus 9336C-FX2 switch installation and maintenance, be sure to review specific switch and controller documentation to set up your Cisco 9336-FX2 switches and ONTAP cluster.

Switch documentation

To set up the Cisco Nexus 9336C-FX2 switches, you need the following documentation from the Cisco Nexus 9000 Series Switches Support page:

Document title Description

Nexus 9000 Series Hardware Installation Guide

Provides detailed information about site requirements, switch hardware details, and installation options.

Cisco Nexus 9000 Series Switch Software Configuration Guides (choose the guide for the NX-OS release installed on your switches)

Provides initial switch configuration information that you need before you can configure the switch for ONTAP operation.

Cisco Nexus 9000 Series NX-OS Software Upgrade and Downgrade Guide (choose the guide for the NX-OS release installed on your switches)

Provides information on how to downgrade the switch to ONTAP supported switch software, if necessary.

Cisco Nexus 9000 Series NX-OS Command Reference Master Index

Provides links to the various command references provided by Cisco.

Cisco Nexus 9000 MIBs Reference

Describes the Management Information Base (MIB) files for the Nexus 9000 switches.

Nexus 9000 Series NX-OS System Message Reference

Describes the system messages for Cisco Nexus 9000 series switches, those that are informational, and others that might help diagnose problems with links, internal hardware, or the system software.

Cisco Nexus 9000 Series NX-OS Release Notes (choose the notes for the NX-OS release installed on your switches)

Describes the features, bugs, and limitations for the Cisco Nexus 9000 Series.

Regulatory Compliance and Safety Information for Cisco Nexus 9000 Series

Provides international agency compliance, safety, and statutory information for the Nexus 9000 series switches.

ONTAP systems documentation

To set up an ONTAP system, you need the following documents for your version of the operating system from the ONTAP 9 Documentation Center.

Name Description

Controller-specific Installation and Setup Instructions

Describes how to install NetApp hardware.

ONTAP documentation

Provides detailed information about all aspects of the ONTAP releases.

Provides NetApp hardware configuration and compatibility information.

Rail kit and cabinet documentation

To install a Cisco 9336-FX2 switch in a NetApp cabinet, see the following hardware documentation.

Name Description

Describes the FRUs associated with the 42U system cabinet, and provides maintenance and FRU replacement instructions.

Describes how to install a Cisco Nexus 9336C-FX2 switch in a four-post NetApp cabinet.