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Product Line: Cisco N7K-M148GT-11L
Product Type: Switch
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Product Description

The N7K-M148GT-11L is a Cisco Gigabit Ethernet module with 48 ports, designed for high-capacity networking, supporting up to 1 million IPv4 routes, 350K IPv6 routes, and 512K NetFlow entries. It is compatible with Cisco NX-OS Software Release 5.0 or later, featuring 2 GB DRAM memory, and offers a range of programming interfaces including XML, CLI, and Cisco DCNM GUI for versatile network management. This module supports 80 Gbps switch fabric interface, accommodates jumbo frames up to 9216 bytes, and operates within a temperature range of 0 °C to 40 °C, making it suitable for demanding data center environments.

Key Feature for the N7K-M148GT-11L

  • What is the number of ports available on this Gigabit Ethernet switch?
    The switch has 48 ports.
  • How many MAC entries does the switch support?
    It supports 128K MAC entries.
  • Can you detail the IPv4 and IPv6 routing capacities of this device?
    The device can handle up to 1 million IPv4 routes and up to 350K IPv6 routes.
  • What is the maximum NetFlow entries capacity?
    The maximum NetFlow entries capacity is 512K.
  • Is this switch compatible with Cisco NX-OS Software Release 5.0?
    Yes, it is compatible with Cisco NX-OS Software Release 5.0 or later.
  • What kind of programming interfaces are available?
    The switch offers XML, a scriptable Command-Line Interface (CLI), and the Cisco Data Center Network Manager (DCNM) GUI for programming interfaces.
  • How many Access Control List (ACL) entries can this switch handle?
    It can handle 128K ACL entries.
  • What are the switch's memory specifications?
    The switch is equipped with 2 GB of DRAM.
  • What network management software does this switch use?
    It uses Cisco DCNM 5.1 for network management.
  • What are the physical dimensions and weight of the switch?
    The switch measures 1.733 x 15.3 x 21.9 inches and weighs 15.5 lbs.

Product Review

The Cisco N7K-M148GT-11L module, with its 48 Gigabit Ethernet ports and support for up to 1 million IPv4 routes, is designed for high-capacity networking, ensuring efficient handling of extensive data flow and network demands. However, its power consumption is considerable, with typical usage at 358W and peaking at 750W, potentially increasing operational costs in energy-intensive environments. Additionally, the module's compatibility limited to Cisco NX-OS Software Release 5.0 or later may restrict integration flexibility with older network infrastructures.


The Cisco N7K-M148GT-11L is a highly capable module designed for the Cisco Nexus 7000 Series switches, tailored to meet the demands of modern data centers with its Gigabit Ethernet connectivity. This module enhances the flexibility and scalability of networks by providing 48 ports for high-density Gigabit Ethernet, making it suitable for a wide range of applications including access, aggregation, and core layers. Key hardware specifications of the N7K-M148GT-11L include support for up to 128K MAC addresses, enabling efficient management of network resources and devices. The module is capable of handling up to 1 million IPv4 routes and up to 350K IPv6 routes, offering extensive support for large and diverse network environments. It also supports up to 512K NetFlow entries for comprehensive network monitoring and 128K ACL entries for advanced security measures. The module is compatible with Cisco NX-OS Software Release 5.0 or later, ensuring it can be integrated into existing network infrastructures with ease. It comes with 2 GB of DRAM, providing sufficient memory for handling complex operations and large routing tables. The Cisco N7K-M148GT-11L offers various programming interfaces, including XML, a scriptable Command-Line Interface (CLI), and a GUI via Cisco Data Center Network Manager (DCNM), offering flexibility in network management. Network management is streamlined with Cisco DCNM 5.1, which simplifies the administration of data center networks. The module supports advanced scheduling mechanisms such as DWRR and SRR, ensuring efficient traffic management. It also supports jumbo frames up to 9216 bytes, beneficial for optimizing network performance by reducing the number of frames transmitted.
  • Bridge domains are supported up to 16,384, and it can handle up to 4096 simultaneous VLANs, offering vast scalability for network segmentation.
  • The module supports up to 16,000 policers for granular traffic control, ensuring that network resources are allocated efficiently.
  • It features a switch fabric interface capable of 80 Gbps in each direction, providing high-speed connectivity within the switch.
Designed for a single slot within the Nexus 7000 Series chassis, the N7K-M148GT-11L measures 1.733 x 15.3 x 21.9 inches and weighs 15.5 lbs. It is engineered for efficiency, with a typical power consumption of 358 W and a maximum of 750 W, ensuring that it balances performance with energy usage. The module operates reliably in temperatures ranging from 0 °C to 40 °C and can withstand relative humidity levels of 5% to 90% (noncondensing), making it suitable for deployment in varied environmental conditions. For storage, it can handle temperatures from -40 °C to 70 °C, ensuring longevity and durability. In summary, the Cisco N7K-M148GT-11L is a versatile and efficient module designed to enhance the capabilities of Cisco Nexus 7000 Series switches. It offers a comprehensive set of features for high-density Gigabit Ethernet networking, extensive network monitoring and management capabilities, and is built to withstand the rigors of modern data center environments.


Item Reference Cisco N7K-M148GT-11L
Total Ports 48
Port Category Gigabit Ethernet
MAC Address Capacity 128K
IPv4 Routing Capacity Up to 1M
IPv6 Routing Capacity Up to 350K
NetFlow Record Capacity 512K
Access Control List Capacity 128K
Supported Software Cisco NX-OS, version 5.0 or newer
System Memory 2GB DRAM
Interface for Programming XML, CLI (scriptable), DCNM GUI
Management via Network Cisco DCNM, version 5.1
Queue Management DWRR, SRR
Support for Jumbo Packets Up to 9216 bytes
Bridge Domain Entries 16,384
VLAN Support 4096
Rate Limiters 16,000
Data Throughput Capability 80 Gbps bidirectional
Module Slots 1
Dimensions (H x W x D) 1.733 x 15.3 x 21.9 inches
Unit Weight 15.5 pounds
Average Power Use 358 Watts
Peak Power Use 750 Watts
Operational Temp Range 0°C to 40°C
Humidity Range in Operation 5% to 90% (non-condensing)
Temp Range for Storage -40°C to 70°C

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