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Cisco Nexus Checkpoint feature, does it backup vlan database?

When you create a checkpoint with Cisco Nexus (7010) , does it also backup vlan database?

If you

1. Create checkpoint

2. Remove 10 vlans

3. Roll back to checkpoint

Will it recover the 10 vlans you removed ?

Thanks                  

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Beginner

Cisco Nexus Checkpoint feature, does it backup vlan database?

Hi

Just wanted to let you know the following:

Create to new vlans

Created checkpoint

did a no vlan (for both new vlans)

Performed a rollback

After this again my vlan's were back in the running-config like it was before I deleted them.

Hope this helps and again don't forget to rate.

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Beginner

Re: Cisco Nexus Checkpoint feature, does it backup vlan database

This is what I see when I rollback:

NOC-SW-FWISLAB-5596-1# rollback running-config checkpoint checkpt1
Collecting Running-Config
Generating Rollback patch for switch profile
..Rollback Patch is Empty
Note: Applying config parallelly may fail Rollback verification
Collecting Running-Config
#Generating Rollback Patch
Executing Rollback Patch
Generating Running-config for verification
Generating Patch for verification

Rollback completed successfully.

NOC-SW-FWISLAB-5596-1#
NOC-SW-FWISLAB-5596-1#
NOC-SW-FWISLAB-5596-1# sh vlan bri

VLAN Name                             Status    Ports
---- -------------------------------- --------- -------------------------------
1    default                          active    Po1, Eth1/7, Eth1/8, Eth1/11
                                                Eth1/12, Eth1/13, Eth1/14
                                                Eth1/15, Eth1/16, Eth1/17
                                                Eth1/18, Eth1/19, Eth1/20
                                                Eth1/21, Eth1/22, Eth1/23
                                                Eth1/24, Eth1/25, Eth1/26
                                                Eth1/27, Eth1/28, Eth1/29
                                                Eth1/30, Eth1/31, Eth1/32
                                                Eth1/33, Eth1/34, Eth1/35
                                                Eth1/36, Eth1/37, Eth1/38
                                                Eth1/39, Eth1/40, Eth1/41
                                                Eth1/42, Eth1/43, Eth1/44
                                                Eth1/45, Eth2/5, Eth2/6, Eth2/7
                                                Eth2/8, Eth2/9, Eth2/10, Eth2/11
                                                Eth2/12, Eth2/13, Eth2/14
                                                Eth2/15, Eth2/16, Eth101/1/6
                                                Eth101/1/13, Eth101/1/14
                                                Eth101/1/15, Eth101/1/16
                                                Eth101/1/17, Eth101/1/18
                                                Eth101/1/19, Eth101/1/20
                                                Eth101/1/21, Eth101/1/22
                                                Eth101/1/23, Eth101/1/24
                                                Eth101/1/25, Eth101/1/26
                                                Eth101/1/27, Eth101/1/28
                                                Eth101/1/29, Eth101/1/30
                                                Eth101/1/31
45   VLAN0045                         active    Po1
46   VLAN0046                         active    Po1

So yes you are correct I had to do the sh vlan brief command to see it.

Hope this helps

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Cisco Employee

Cisco Nexus Checkpoint feature, does it backup vlan database?

Hello Khoa.

I would suggest you to keep vlan config in running/startup config. That will keep vlans in safe and avoid any unexpected delete/restore issues.

Regards,

Alex

Beginner

Cisco Nexus Checkpoint feature, does it backup vlan database?

Hi,

Not sure what you mean by keep vlan config in running config ? I thought vlan database is in vlan.dat file ?

Beginner

Cisco Nexus Checkpoint feature, does it backup vlan database?

Hello

I just created a checkpoint within my nexus lab to see if my svi's will still be there after I rollback to that check and they were there.  I only have have two SVI's and two Port-Channel and they both were there in my running-config.

So my answer will be yes it backs up the vlans and SVI

Hope this helps and if so please don't forget to rate

Beginner

Cisco Nexus Checkpoint feature, does it backup vlan database?

Hi,

Sorry I meant VLAN not SVI interface. Can you please try this

1. show vlan

2. Create checkpoint

3. Remove 2 vlans (not SVI , by using "no vlan #)

4. Roll back to checkpoint

5. show vlan again

And see if you still have 2 vlans that you removed ?

Thanks

Beginner

Cisco Nexus Checkpoint feature, does it backup vlan database?

Hi

Just wanted to let you know the following:

Create to new vlans

Created checkpoint

did a no vlan (for both new vlans)

Performed a rollback

After this again my vlan's were back in the running-config like it was before I deleted them.

Hope this helps and again don't forget to rate.

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Beginner

Cisco Nexus Checkpoint feature, does it backup vlan database?

I just want to make one more thing clear

Because this is not an SVI, your 2 VLANs does not show up in running-config , only in "show vlan" command. Correct?

Beginner

Re: Cisco Nexus Checkpoint feature, does it backup vlan database

This is what I see when I rollback:

NOC-SW-FWISLAB-5596-1# rollback running-config checkpoint checkpt1
Collecting Running-Config
Generating Rollback patch for switch profile
..Rollback Patch is Empty
Note: Applying config parallelly may fail Rollback verification
Collecting Running-Config
#Generating Rollback Patch
Executing Rollback Patch
Generating Running-config for verification
Generating Patch for verification

Rollback completed successfully.

NOC-SW-FWISLAB-5596-1#
NOC-SW-FWISLAB-5596-1#
NOC-SW-FWISLAB-5596-1# sh vlan bri

VLAN Name                             Status    Ports
---- -------------------------------- --------- -------------------------------
1    default                          active    Po1, Eth1/7, Eth1/8, Eth1/11
                                                Eth1/12, Eth1/13, Eth1/14
                                                Eth1/15, Eth1/16, Eth1/17
                                                Eth1/18, Eth1/19, Eth1/20
                                                Eth1/21, Eth1/22, Eth1/23
                                                Eth1/24, Eth1/25, Eth1/26
                                                Eth1/27, Eth1/28, Eth1/29
                                                Eth1/30, Eth1/31, Eth1/32
                                                Eth1/33, Eth1/34, Eth1/35
                                                Eth1/36, Eth1/37, Eth1/38
                                                Eth1/39, Eth1/40, Eth1/41
                                                Eth1/42, Eth1/43, Eth1/44
                                                Eth1/45, Eth2/5, Eth2/6, Eth2/7
                                                Eth2/8, Eth2/9, Eth2/10, Eth2/11
                                                Eth2/12, Eth2/13, Eth2/14
                                                Eth2/15, Eth2/16, Eth101/1/6
                                                Eth101/1/13, Eth101/1/14
                                                Eth101/1/15, Eth101/1/16
                                                Eth101/1/17, Eth101/1/18
                                                Eth101/1/19, Eth101/1/20
                                                Eth101/1/21, Eth101/1/22
                                                Eth101/1/23, Eth101/1/24
                                                Eth101/1/25, Eth101/1/26
                                                Eth101/1/27, Eth101/1/28
                                                Eth101/1/29, Eth101/1/30
                                                Eth101/1/31
45   VLAN0045                         active    Po1
46   VLAN0046                         active    Po1

So yes you are correct I had to do the sh vlan brief command to see it.

Hope this helps

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Beginner

Cisco Nexus Checkpoint feature, does it backup vlan database?

Awesome! Thank you.

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