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Cisco Bug: CSCtf08873 - CDP with long hostname crashes the CDP process on N7k

Last Modified

Feb 01, 2017

Products (12)

  • Cisco Nexus 7000 Series Switches
  • Cisco Nexus 7000 10-Slot Switch
  • Cisco MDS 9124 Multilayer Fabric Switch
  • Cisco MDS 9222i Multiservice Modular Switch
  • Cisco MDS 9216i Multilayer Fabric Switch
  • Cisco MDS 9134 Multilayer Fabric Switch
  • Cisco MDS 9509 Multilayer Director
  • Cisco Nexus 7000 18-Slot Switch
  • Cisco MDS 9506 Multilayer Director
  • Cisco MDS IBM Blade Switch
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A port is connected to other switch with CDP enabled. Once CDP is exchanged, the CDP process crashes.

It happens when the remote switches or routers with CDP enabled has the extraordinary LONG hostname (> 255B)
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