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Cisco Bug: CSCus84431 - Fabricpath port on N5K showing as trunk when the port is not connected.

Last Modified

May 23, 2017

Products (10)

  • Cisco Nexus 6000 Series Switches
  • Cisco Nexus 5548P Switch
  • Cisco Nexus 5596UP Switch
  • Cisco Nexus 5624Q Switch
  • Cisco Nexus 6004 Switch
  • Cisco Nexus 5672UP Switch
  • Cisco Nexus 6001 Switch
  • Cisco Nexus 56128P Switch
  • Cisco Nexus 5696Q Switch
  • Cisco Nexus 5548UP Switch

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Description (partial)

When an Ethernet port has been configured as fabricpath and not connected, after switch reload or module power cycled the port status shows as "trunk" instead of "f-path".

N5K-C5596UP(config)# sh int e4/1 stat

Port          Name               Status    Vlan      Duplex  Speed   Type
Eth4/1        --                 sfpAbsent trunk     full    10G     --

Ethernet port has been configured as fabricpath and not connected
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