Gathering logs from the Cisco Nexus network for troubleshooting It is important to export the technical support file from your Cisco Nexus switch before attempting to troubleshoot the switch or contact Dell EMC Support. About this task Use the show tech-support command to obtain the technical support file from your Cisco Nexus switch, which contains log output and a snapshot of the switch at the time of failure. Procedure Open an SSH session with the Cisco Nexus switch using PuTTy or a similar SSH client. Log in with admin or other credentials with privileges to run show tech-support. Right-click the menu bar and select Change Settings… and enter the following information: Session logging: select All session output Log file name: putty.log Click Apply. In the Cisco NX-OS CLI, type the following: show tech-support details | no-more show tech-support vpc | no-more show process cpu history | no-more Parent topic Monitoring the networkThere are two tools included with VxFlex OS, which you can use to monitor the network using the tests below.