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            How to boot Nexus for the first time?

            1. Start node and on prompt answer:
            1. Abort Auto Provisioning and continue with normal setup ?(yes/no)[n]: yes
              Do you want to enforce secure password standard (yes/no) no

              Enter passwords for admin:
              admin
              admin

            2. Would you like to enter the basic configuration dialog (yes/no): no
            2. Login in your switch for the first time:
            1. User Access Verification
               login: admin
              Password: admin
            3. Run dir flash: to get proper image name to set boot for nxos from it
            1. switch# dir bootflash:
                     4096    Apr 18 00:53:27 2017  .rpmstore/
                     4096    Apr 18 00:53:47 2017  .swtam/
                    14160    Apr 18 00:58:45 2017  20170418_005603_poap_26331_init.log
                757307904    Feb 16 17:17:14 2017  nxos.7.0.3.I7.4.bin
                        0    Apr 18 01:00:14 2017  platform-sdk.cmd
                     4096    Apr 18 00:55:47 2017  scripts/
                     4096    Apr 18 00:55:57 2017  virt_strg_pool_bf_vdc_1/
                     4096    Apr 18 00:54:00 2017  virtual-instance/
                       59    Apr 18 00:53:52 2017  virtual-instance.conf
            4. Enter into global configuration mode:
            1. switch# conf t
              Enter configuration commands, one per line. End with CNTL/Z.
              switch(config)# boot nxos bootflash:nxos.7.0.3.I7.4.bin
              end
              copy run start
            Now your NX9K will start normally after reboot.

            Note: Steps 1-3 needs to be done each time on every added NX9K node added for the first time in the topology.

            Updated: 23 Dec 2018 11:42 PM
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