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Why is "cdp enable" not showing in running-config on cisco switches after applying the RCF?

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Applies to

  • MetroCluster over IP
  • Cluster Switches
  • Cisco
  • Reference configuration file (RCF)
  • Cisco Discovery Protocol (CDP)


  • The cdp enable setting is only visible in the running-config if it is globally disabled
  • To verify the CDP setting use the show cdp neighbors command instead

site-a-sw2# show cdp neighbors
Capability Codes: R - Router, T - Trans-Bridge, B - Source-Route-Bridge
                  S - Switch, H - Host, I - IGMP, r - Repeater,
                  V - VoIP-Phone, D - Remotely-Managed-Device, s - Supports-STP-Dispute
Device-ID          Local Intrfce  Hldtme Capability  Platform      Port ID
cbc-mgmt-sw-r01     mgmt0          138    S I       WS-C2960-24TT Fas0/22
cluster-a-01        Eth1/3         176    H         AFF-A800      e1a
cluster-a-02        Eth1/4         174    H         AFF-A800      e1a

Additional Information

For the diffrent version of nexus os use the cisco web site for more documentation on the commands


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