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Cisco Bug: CSCul58877 - Hostname string should allow 16+ characters - request 32 chars at least

Last Modified

Apr 17, 2019

Products (149)

  • Cisco Industrial Ethernet 3000 Series Switches
  • Cisco Catalyst 3560X-48P-S Switch
  • Cisco Catalyst 3560E-24TD-S Switch
  • Cisco Catalyst 2960S-F48FPS-L Switch
  • Cisco Catalyst 3560E-48PD-E Switch
  • Cisco Catalyst 3750V2-24FS Switch
  • Cisco Catalyst 3560CG-8TC-S Compact Switch
  • Cisco Catalyst 3750V2-24PS Switch
  • Cisco Catalyst 3560E-48PD-SF Switch
  • Cisco Catalyst 3560X-48T-E Switch
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Description (partial)

Including cat3750X and IE2k/3k using 15.0(2)SE and 15.0(2)EY/EA, the hostnames can only support up to 16 characters.
The customer hostnames are slightly longer and require to be displayed in [show rep topology] without getting truncated.

SW-3750#show rep topology
REP Segment 30
BridgeName       PortName   Edge Role
---------------- ---------- ---- ----
SW-3750          Gi1/1/1    Pri  Open
DKFLO-xxx-M01-PU Gi1/1           Open <----hostname truncked
DKFLO-xxx-M01-PU Gi1/2           Open
DKFLO-xxx-M02-PU Gi1/1           Open
DKFLO-xxx-M02-PU Gi1/2           Alt
DKFLO-xxx-M03-PU Gi1/2           Open
DKFLO-xxx-M03-PU Gi1/1           Open
SW-3750          Gi1/1/2    Sec  Open

The typical customer hostname is slightly longer:


when using 15.0(2)SE for cate3750X and 15.0(1)EY, 15.0(2)EA on IE2k/3k,
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