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This document describes details on various Nexus Upgrade Matrix tools available to assist you with an upgrade to Nexus switches.
The referenced documents provide detailed guidance on the upgrade procedures, associated defects/caveats, supportability of hardware, and more.
Upgrade Matrix Tools
Upgrade Matrix tools act as a single source of truth for Cisco-validated upgrade paths for different Nexus platforms and upgrade methods, such as In-Service Software Upgrade (ISSU) and cold boot. Additionally, information on supported hardware Product IDs (PIDs) and alternative paths and open/resolved caveats in the current and target NX-OS releases are provided, with links to access relevant NX-OS documentation.
Are you interested to know how to perform a health and configuration check on your Nexus devices before a software upgrade or maintenance? If yes, refer to the procedure provided at the Perform Nexus Health and Configuration Check page.