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Cisco Bug: CSCum00277 - Forward untagged E-LMI frames when ELMI not enabled

Last Modified

Jan 08, 2017

Products (1)

  • Cisco ASR 9000 Series Aggregation Services Routers

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Description (partial)

When untagged elmi packets received on the interface where E-LMI feature is not enabled are getting punted.
Ideally these packets needs to forwarded.
Untagged E-LMI frames for MEF 16 are dropped unless the E-LMI feature is turned on.


interface TenGigE0/0/0/0

interface TenGigE0/0/0/1

 xconnect group group_1
  p2p group_1
   interface TenGigE0/0/0/0
   interface TenGigE0/0/0/1

These packets are dropped by netio

RP/0/RSP0/CPU0:ASR9000# show netio drops location 0/0/CPU0
Drops for interfaces on node 0/0/CPU0

[output omitted]

Interface input drops:         0 pkts
Interface input errors:        0 pkts
Interface input unknown proto: 31456183 pkts
Interface output drops:        0 pkts
Interface output errors:       0 pkts

* E-LMI frames with a protocol field of 0x88ee
* L2VPN feature
*ELMI feature not enabled on interface
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