Published On: September 13ᵗʰ, 2019 07:59

Release Notes for Cisco Enterprise Network Function Virtualization Infrastructure Software, Release 3.12.x

About Cisco Enterprise NFVIS

Find all the information you need about this release—new features, known behavior, resolved and open bugs, and related information.


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What's New

New and Enhanced Features for Cisco Enterprise NFVIS Release 3.12.2

  • ENCS 5400 supports 24 LAN SRIOV networks.

New and Enhanced Features for Cisco Enterprise NFVIS Release 3.12.1

  • DPDK enhancements

    • ENCS PMD driver support

    • Migration for VMs with PNIC associated to DPDK bridge

    • Service bridge extension to platforms: UCSC, UCSE, CSP

    • Non-ENCS DPDK PMD driver support

  • Dynamic SR-IOV support on UCSC-M5, UCSE-M3, and CSP platforms

  • ENCS 5400 supports 12 LAN SRIOV networks.

Resolved and Open Bugs

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Resolved Bugs for Cisco Enterprise NFVIS Release 3.12.2

Caveat ID Number

Description

CSCvq66963

Change in NFVIS 3.12.1 platform-detail API cause NFVIS Devices 'Partial Collection Failure' on DNAC

CSCvq82509

Handle TACACS encrypted shared-secret with \\

CSCvq86428

PNIC ALLMULTI is changed to off when PNIC SRIOV switchmode VEB is configured.

CSCvq91412

Increase LAN-SRIOV network number to 24 on encs

CSCvq93639

Switch daemon - Restart failed due to unclosed socket

CSCvq94002

NFVIS SNMPTrap is not generated

CSCvq94855

Application error after performing "factory-default-reset all" action post NFVIS 3.12.1 FCS upgrade

Open Bugs for Cisco Enterprise NFVIS Release 3.12.1

Caveat ID Number

Description

CSCvo84097

Frame errors on some ENCS5400 units that causes OS2BMC channel to be DOWN

CSCvq35365

Cannot Disable/Enable SRIOV on interface eth2-1 to eth2-4 with driver i40e on UCS-C M5

CSCvq48983

Getting error when dragging the VM and connecting the links too quickly

CSCvq49883

ISRv with SRIOV goes to ERROR state after VM restart, reboot, or upgrade if pnic is admin down

CSCvq51263

Portal Switch page takes up to 20 seconds to load or refresh

CSCvq56915

ping fail after update vnic from lan-sriov to lan-br on encs

CSCvq59803

Factory Reset Except-Images gives error after enabling sriov with maxvfs and cant login after that

CSCvq65951

Delete rbac user "administrator" (role:admin) and cause vbmd service NOT OK after NFVIS reboot

System Requirements

The following resources are required for a standalone Cisco Enterprise NFVIS:

  • For a system that has 16 or less CPU cores, one CPU core is reserved for NFVIS. For a system that has more than 16 CPU cores, 2 CPU cores are reserved for NFVIS.

  • For a system that has 32 GB or less of RAM, 3 GB is reserved for NFVIS. For a system that has more than 32 GB of RAM, 4 GB is reserved for NFVIS.

  • 20 GB storage


Note

More memory and disk space are required to be added to the system, depending on VM deployments.


Supported Programs and Platforms

Supported Platforms and Firmware

The following table lists the only supported platforms and firmware for Cisco ENFV

Platform

Firmware

Version

ENCS 5406, ENCS 5408, and ENCS 5412

BIOS

2.9

CIMC

3.2.(8.20190624114303)

WAN Port Driver

1.63-0x80000e2f

LAN Port Driver

5.04-0x80004abc

ENCS 5104

BIOS

V010

MCU

1.1

WAN Port Driver

5.2.20-k/1.63, 0x80000f76

UCS-E160S-M3/K9

BIOS

2.6

CIMC

3.2(8.20190624114303)

UCS-E140S-M2/K9

BIOS

1.5.0.8

CIMC

3.2(8.20190624114303)

UCS-E160D-M2/K9

BIOS

3.5.0.1

CIMC

3.2(8.20190624114303)

UCS-E180D-M2/K9

BIOS

3.5.0.1

CIMC

3.2(8.20190624114303)

UCS-E180D-M3/K9

BIOS

2.6

CIMC

3.2(8.20190624114303)

UCS-E1120D-M3/K9

BIOS

2.6

CIMC

3.2(8.20190624114303)

UCS-C220-M4

BIOS

3.0.3a

CIMC

3.0(3c)

CSP-2100-X1

BIOS

3.0.3a

CIMC

3.0(3a)

UCS-C220-M5

BIOS

C220M5.3.1.3c.0.0307181404

CIMC

3.1(3a)

CSP-5228

BIOS

C220M5.4.0.4c.0.0506190754

CIMC

4.0(4c)

CSP-5436

BIOS

C240M5.4.0.1c.0.0627180945

CIMC

4.0(1a)

Supported VMs

The following table lists the supported versions of VMs for NFVIS 3.11.x release:

VM

Version

Cisco ISRv

16.10.2

16.11.1b

16.12.1

Cisco ASAv

9.12.1

Cisco vWAAS

6.4.3b-b-53

Note 

Verified for NFVIS 3.12.x release.

Cisco NGFWv

6.3.0-83

Viptela vEdge

18.4.1

cEdge

16.10.2

eWLC

16.10.1

ThousandEyes

Agent 1.27.4

Fortinet

Fortigate 5.6.2

PaloAlto

PAN-OS 8.0.5

InfoVista

Ipanema VNF vipe_kvm v9.1.6.6

CTERA

6.0.4


Note

Windows and Linux VMs are also supported.


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