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Cisco Bug: CSCuo33012 - (N5k-6k)Remove FabricPath Header from SPAN sessions

Last Modified

Feb 10, 2020

Products (6)

  • Cisco Nexus 5000 Series Switches
  • Cisco Nexus 5548P Switch
  • Cisco Nexus 5596UP Switch
  • Cisco Nexus 5020 Switch
  • Cisco Nexus 5548UP Switch
  • Cisco Nexus 5010 Switch

Known Affected Releases

5.2(1)N1(2a) 7.3(0)N1(0.131)

Description (partial)

If FabricPath core ports are 'SPAN'ed,  end host monitoring devices cannot interpret FabricPath header for IPS, IDS and other Linux-based tools for live network monitoring.

FabricPath header is present only for the traffic 'span'ed from FabricPath core ports.
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