A variety of resources are available for you to become familiar with Cumulus NetQ and to take advantage of its monitoring and analytic capabilities. These resources are identified here along with information about how the content is presented.
What’s New in Cumulus NetQ 1.4.0
Cumulus NetQ 1.4.0 includes the following new features:
- support for monitoring up to 200 Cumulus Linux nodes
- validation of symmetric VXLAN routes through CLI
- validation of forward error correction (FEC) operation through NetQL
- color cues for
netq show servicescommand to more easily view status of services at a glance
- NetQ CLI syntax for creating NetQ Notifier filters to improve usability and operation
- trace functionality to improve usability and operation
- color cues for
- Early access feature
- Image and Provisioning Management (IPM) application
This version of NetQ includes a number of CLI changes. Refer to NetQ Command Line Overview for details.
For further information regarding bug fixes and known issues present in this release, refer to the release notes.
The NetQ documentation set has been reorganized and updated from prior releases. They still provide the information you need to proactively monitor your Linux-based network fabric using Cumulus NetQ. They assume that you have already installed Cumulus Linux and NetQ.
You may start anywhere in the documentation or read it from start to finish depending on your role and familiarity with the NetQ software and Linux networking. If you are new to NetQ, you may want to read the Cumulus NetQ Primer before reading the other available documents to gain a high-level understanding of the product capabilities and operation.
The following NetQ documents are available:
- Cumulus NetQ Primer
- Cumulus NetQ Deployment Guide
- Cumulus NetQ Telemetry User Guide (this guide)
- Cumulus NetQ Image and Provisioning Management User Guide
- Cumulus NetQ Release Notes
- Cumulus NetQ Data Sheet
The Cumulus NetQ Deployment Guide uses the following typographical and note conventions.
Throughout the guide, text formatting is used to convey contextual information about the content.
|Green text||Link to additional content within the topic or to another topic|
|Filename, directory and path names, and command usage|
|[||Optional command parameters; may be presented in mixed case or all caps text|
|<||Required command parameter values-variables that are to be replaced with a relevant value; may be presented in mixed case or all caps text|
Several note types are used throughout the document. The formatting of the note indicates its intent and urgency.
Offers information to improve your experience with the tool, such as time-saving or shortcut options, or indicates the common or recommended method for performing a particular task or process
Provides additional information or a reminder about a task or process that may impact your next step or selection
Advises that failure to take or avoid specific action can result in possible data loss
Advises that failure to take or avoid specific action can result in possible physical harm to yourself, hardware equipment, or facility