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Cisco Bug: CSCus40534 - DCNM device-alias rename no longer working with NX-OS 5.2(8e) or 6.2(9)

Last Modified

Dec 06, 2018

Products (1)

  • Cisco MDS 9000 Series Multilayer Switches

Known Affected Releases

5.2(8e) 6.2(11) 7.1(1)

Description (partial)

Symptom:
Using DCNM to rename a device-alias fails with a message that states:

<switchname> device-alias: Command rejected. PWWN reused in the current session

Conditions:
NX-OS 5.2(8e) or 6.2(9) and later releases
DCNM 
Zoning with device-aliases
Device-alias mode enhanced
Renaming an existing device-alias from the "End Devices" panel on DCNM
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