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Cisco Bug: CSCuq81706 - Device Alias gives error that fabric is locked but CFS shows no lock

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Sep 10, 2019

Products (1)

  • Cisco MDS 9000 Series Multilayer Switches

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Description (partial)

Can not create or change device-alias because the fabric lock can not be obtained.
No indication of what switch is rejecting the CFS lock.

"show cfs lock" issued on all switches in the fabric shows no lock exists.

Device-alias in basic mode.
Creating a new device alias fails with error "Unable to obtain lock".
Multiple switches in the fabric, all with "device-alias distribute" configured.
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