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Cisco Bug: CSCte87709 - CDP with the long hostname crashes Nexus 5k

Last Modified

Feb 06, 2017

Products (3)

  • Cisco Nexus 5000 Series Switches
  • Cisco Nexus 5020 Switch
  • Cisco Nexus 5010 Switch

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Description (partial)

The mgmt port is connected to other switch with CDP enabled. When N5k receives the first CDP packet, it crashes. When N5k comes back up and
receives another CDP packet, it crashes again. It happens repeatedly.

It happens when the remote switches or routers with CDP enabled has the extraordinary LONG hostname.
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