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Cisco Bug: CSCuq53649 - FCIP tunnel resets randomly on MDS 9250i with compression enabled

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Nov 20, 2020

Products (1)

  • Cisco MDS 9000 NX-OS and SAN-OS Software

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An operational FCIP tunnel fails randomly under load. The associated FCIP interface stays down. The following type of syslog messages are seen:

  %ETHPORT-5-IF_DOWN_SOFTWARE_FAILURE: Interface IPStorage1/1 is down (Port software failure)
  %PORT-5-IF_DOWN_SOFTWARE_FAILURE: %$VSAN 1%$ Interface fcip1 is down (Port software failure)

This issue occurs only on the Cisco MDS 9250i platform when IP compression is enabled on an FCIP tunnel and data is being sent. All IP compression modes are affected.
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