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Cisco Bug: CSCuq09456 - Improve LOW_LASER_BIAS_ALARM error message

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Sep 12, 2019

Products (1)

  • Cisco ASR 9000 Series Aggregation Services Routers

Known Affected Releases

6.1.1.BASE

Description (partial)

Symptom:
Currently low/high power alarm or warnings syslog appear with limited information which is not user friendly to read and can be polled through NMS with correct information


LC/0/3/CPU0:Jan 6 14:44:39.607 IST: pfm_node_lc[292]: %PLATFORM-SFP-2-LOW_RX_POWER_ALARM : Clear|envmon_lc[168024]|SFP(0x1029016) |Port_1/02 
LC/0/3/CPU0:Jan 6 14:44:39.607 IST: pfm_node_lc[292]: %PLATFORM-SFP-3-LOW_RX_POWER_WARNING : Set|envmon_lc[168024]|SFP(0x1029016)  |Port_1/02

Conditions:
Present syslog message is not easily decoded by users and also Prime NMS tool able to help user as for which interface this message belongs to.

If existing format of syslog appearance modify to below format then user can easily interpret it so does tool like Prime able to generate information about specific ports.

LC/0/3/CPU0:Jan 6 14:44:39.607 IST: pfm_node_lc[292]: %PLATFORM-SFP-2-LOW_RX_POWER_ALARM : Clear|envmon_lc[168024]|SFP(0x1029016) (Media Type) |Port_1/02  TenGigE/GigabitEthernet 0/3/1/2
LC/0/3/CPU0:Jan 6 14:44:39.607 IST: pfm_node_lc[292]: %PLATFORM-SFP-3-LOW_RX_POWER_WARNING : Set|envmon_lc[168024]|SFP(0x1029016) (Media Type)  |Port_1/02 TenGigE/GigabitEthernet 0/3/1/2

as mentioned above:-

1) SFP hex value should be change to end user readable friendly information.  SFP ( instead of hex value it should be Media Type)
2) Port_1/02 in above syslog should be user readable. Instead of port_1/02 it should be type of port physical interface format: [ GigabitEthernet | TenGigE | Fourty | Hundred] R/S/I/P
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