|Article Number: 499417||Article Version: 3||Article Type: Break Fix|
Connectrix MDS-Series Firmware 6.X
After adding a member to an fport (NPV to NPIV) san-port-channel, the traffic stops flowing over the san-port-channel.
When the problem is hit, MAC entry for the san-port-channel is getting deleted due to which the packets are not getting forwarded on N6K/N5K
N56128# show platform fwm info hw-stm | i San-po11.2 8c60.4f86.1fa7 San-po1 1:2100:0 0:0:1 2.a.bc.0.0.1c (e:0)
(San-po1 is case sensitive)
When san-port-channel line is missing there will be no traffic flow across the san-port-channel.
N6K/N56K No traffic after No shut member in NPV to NPIV san-port-channel
Member of NPiV/NPV was shut
Future code version 7.3(2)N1(1) on n5K
If the problem is already happening, then shut, no shut the port-channel from the NPIV switch.
To prevent the problem from happening, configure fibre channel oxid load balancing with the following command.
configport-channel load-balance ethernet source-dest-portshow port-channel load-balancePort Channel Load-Balancing Configuration:System: source-dest-portPort Channel Load-Balancing Addresses Used Per-Protocol:Non-IP: source-dest-macIP: source-dest-port source-dest-ip source-dest-mac
The command is non-disruptive.