Role-Based Access Control

To manage a Nexus switch, users log in to the switch and perform tasks as per their role in the organization. For example, a network operations center (NOC) engineer might want to check the health of the network, but he is not permitted to make changes to the switch configuration. Role-Based Access Control (RBAC) provides a mechanism to define the amount of access that each user has when the user logs in to the switch.

NX-OS enables you to create local users on the switch and assign a role to these users. The roles are defined to restrict user authorization to perform switch management operations. NX-OS has some default ...

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