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Sample Configuration for Cisco Nexus 5K Series

Updated November 10, 2017


The following section provides an example configuration for the Cisco Nexus 5600 Series - Release 7.x. This configuration is not guaranteed to work on your devices. For detailed information about configuring this type of device, see the Cisco documentation: (©2017 Cisco, available at, obtained on November 10, 2017)


  • NTA 4.2 and later


Monitoring NetFlow

Use the show flow exporter command to display NetFlow statistics. Use the clear flow exporter command to clear NetFlow flow exporter statistics.

Example: Creating and Applying a Flow

This example shows how to create a flow and apply the flow to an interface:

feature netflow
flow exporter ee
 version 9
flow record rr
 match ipv4 source address
 match ipv4 destination address
 collect counter bytes
 collect counter packets
flow monitor foo
 record rr
 exporter ee
sampler testsampler
 mode 1 out-of 65536
interface Ethernet2/45
 ip flow monitor foo input sampler testsampler
 ip address
 no switchport

Example: Configuring a NetFlow Exporter

This example shows how to configure a NetFlow exporter configuration for IPv4:

flow exporter pw
  destination use-vrf management
  transport udp 3000
  source mgmt0
  version 9
flow record pw
  match ipv4 source address
  match ipv4 destination address
  match ip protocol
  match ip tos
  match transport source-port
  match transport destination-port
  collect counter bytes long
  collect counter packets long
  collect timestamp sys-uptime first
  collect timestamp sys-uptime last
  collect ip version
sampler testsampler
 mode 1 out-of 65536
flow monitor pw
  record pw
  exporter pw
interface Ethernet2/9
  ip flow monitor pw input sampler testsampler






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