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Cisco Bug: CSCuq88629 - Message in system log to identify which switch is rejecting the CFS lock

Last Modified

Sep 09, 2019

Products (1)

  • Cisco MDS 9000 Series Multilayer Switches

Known Affected Releases

5.2(8d) 6.2(9)

Description (partial)

When attempting to create or change a device-alias, the process fails with message:

cfs: Operation failed. Fabric is already locked

Multi-switch fabric with each node running NXOS for MDS or N7K with "device-alias distribution" enabled on all switches in the fabric.
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