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Cisco Bug: CSCuw28365 - Not forward known Unicast frame to vPC peer for non-vpc vlan traffic

Last Modified

Oct 11, 2017

Products (1)

  • Cisco Nexus 3000 Series Switches

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Description (partial)

It is a chip limitation on N3000 N3100 and N9000

When there is an additional Layer 2 link between two vPC peers.Traffic destined to the peer's MAC address which should be forwarded via the Layer 2 link would be dropped at Local device.

For example:

There are two links between N3K-1 and N3K-2.One for vPC-peerlink(do not allow vlan 1) , the other one for normal layer 2 trunk(allow vlan 1).
There is one link between L3device and N3K-1, assuming an access link which allow vlan 1 to pass.
While launching Ping from L3device to the SVI 1 on N3K-1, we got !!!!!.
While launching Ping from L3device to the SVI 1 on N3K-2, we got .....

When normal Layer 2 link and vPC-peerlink co-exist between two Peers
All software version hit this issue
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