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Cisco Bug: CSCus38183 - ethanalyzer file rotation stops at 1135th iteration

Last Modified

Jun 27, 2017

Products (4)

  • Cisco Nexus 7000 Series Switches
  • Cisco Nexus 7000 10-Slot Switch
  • Cisco Nexus 7000 18-Slot Switch
  • Cisco Nexus 7000 9-Slot Switch

Known Affected Releases

5.2(5)

Description (partial)

When using ethanalyzer to capture traffic toward supervisor with following options, the file rotation stops at around 1135th iteration and no more packets are captured.

[command]
  # ethanalyzer local interface inband limit-captured-frames 0 capture-ring-buffer files 30 write bootflash:///aaa

Symptom:
When using ethanalyzer to capture traffic toward supervisor with following options, the file rotation stops at around 1135th iteration and no more packets are captured.

[command]
  # ethanalyzer local interface inband limit-captured-frames 0 capture-ring-buffer files 30 write bootflash:///aaa

Conditions:
# dir
             0    Dec 08 09:34:33 2014  ethanalyzer-aaa
      ... snip ...
      10742694    Dec 09 04:31:06 2014  ethanalyzer-aaa_01131_20141209043006
      10740950    Dec 09 04:32:06 2014  ethanalyzer-aaa_01132_20141209043106
      10742767    Dec 09 04:33:06 2014  ethanalyzer-aaa_01133_20141209043206
      10736733    Dec 09 04:34:07 2014  ethanalyzer-aaa_01134_20141209043306
            24    Dec 09 09:29:45 2014  ethanalyzer-aaa_01135_20141209043407  <== capture stops here
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