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The Cisco External Switch Manager backend app provides a communication channel between the APIC and External Switches, translating ACI specific objects into an External Switch specific configuration.

Supported ACI Platforms:
Cisco APIC 4.1(1a) or newer
Cisco Nexus 9000 Series ACI-Mode Switches 14.1(1) or newer

Supported Software Platforms:
Cisco UCS Manager 3.2 or newer

Supported Hardware Platforms:
Cisco UCS 6200 Series Fabric Interconnects
Cisco UCS 6300 Series Fabric Interconnects
Cisco UCS 6400 Series Fabric Interconnects

Please follow the guide:
Cisco ACI Virtualization Guide, Release 4.1(1) - Chapter: Cisco ACI with Cisco UCSM Integration

What's New:

[1.1] - 2019-07-01

* Support for UCS Manager Primary/Secondary vNIC Templates
* Support for APIC provided session timeout values between the App and the External Switch

[1.0] - 2019-03-28
* Initial External Switch Manager App release
* Support for Cisco UCSM Manager 3.2 or newer
* Support for APIC Integrations with VMM Domains
- VLAN Group Provisioning
- Global VLAN Provisioning
- Uplink Port-Channel VLAN Group Provisioning
- vNIC Template VLAN Provisioning