Cisco Nexus 7000 I/O Module Cheat Sheet

I created this post to help me remember the different Nexus 7000 I/O modules and their capabilities/features.

There are 2 classes of I/O Modules for the Nexus 7000; M-Series and F-Series.

Below is a list of the modules and their capabilities.

Here are the M-Series Modules:

  1. N7K-M132XP-12/12Lhttp://www.cisco.com/en/US/prod/collateral/switches/ps9441/ps9402/ps9512/Data_Sheet_C78-437757.html
    • 32 Ports
    • 80 GB bandwidth
    • 10 GB interfaces only
    • SFP+ interfaces
    • Layer 2 and Layer 3
    • Required for Nexus 2248 FEX uplinks (This is the only I/O module that supports FEX)
  2. N7K-M108X2-12L  – http://www.cisco.com/en/US/prod/collateral/switches/ps9441/ps9402/data_sheet_c78-574915.html
    • 8 Ports
    • 80 GB bandwidth
    • 10 GB interfaces only
    • X2 interfaces
    • Layer 2 and Layer 3
  3. N7K-M148GT-11/11Lhttp://www.cisco.com/en/US/prod/collateral/switches/ps9441/ps9402/ps9512/Data_Sheet_C78-437763.html
    • 48 Ports
    • 46 GB bandwidth
    • 1 GB interfaces only
    • Copper interfaces
    • Layer 2 and Layer 3
  4. N7K-M148GS-11/11Lhttp://www.cisco.com/en/US/prod/collateral/switches/ps9441/ps9402/ps9512/Data_Sheet_C78-437763.html
    • 48 Ports
    • 46 GB bandwidth
    • 1 GB interfaces only
    • SFP fiber interfaces
    • Layer 2 and Layer 3

M-Series L vs XL – XL Requires the Scalable Feature License

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NX-OS Software Licenses for Nexus 7000http://www.cisco.com/en/US/prod/collateral/iosswrel/ps9494/ps9372/data_sheet_c78-437306.html

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