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Cisco ACI Cookbook by Stuart Fordham

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How to do it...

  1. Once you have connected to the leaf that the FEX attaches to, you can run these commands:
      sh fex      sh fex detail

The first command will show the state, model, and serial number. The second command will show the same information, along with the port states.

  1. If we wanted to dig deeper, we could check the link between the FEX and the leaf, using the show fex transceiver command,  which will show us the hardware properties of the transceiver. We can also look at the environmental data (such as temperature and CPU usage) using the show environment fex command. While we would hope that the same information would be readable through SNMP and already available to us in our monitoring platform, we may be in a situation where that ...

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