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Cisco Bug: CSCvh99329 - N7k-GOLF -8.1.1 Encaped traffic from unknown peer not getting decapsulated

Last Modified

Sep 14, 2019

Products (1)

  • Cisco MDS 9000 NX-OS and SAN-OS Software

Known Affected Releases


Description (partial)

N7k acting as a GOLF router is unable to decap traffic from unknown peer.

Elam show the received encap packet from unknown peer are hitting drop adjacency as the redirect ACL is mis programmed to deny packet from unknown peer instead of redirecting it.


  Tcam 0 resource usage:
  Label_a = 0x200
   Bank 0
     IPv4 Class
       Policies: SPM NVE() 
       Netflow profile: 0
       Netflow deny profile: 0
         [Index] Entry [Stats]
  [0014:000a:000a] prec 2 redirect(0x76) udp eq 48879 flow-label 48879   [0]
  [0015:000b:000b] prec 2 redirect(0x72) udp eq 48879 flow-label 48879   [0]
  [0016:000c:000c] prec 2 deny udp eq 48879 flow-label 48879   [0]
  [001b:0011:0011] prec 2 deny udp eq 48879 flow-label 48879   [326263]<<<<<<<<<<<< should be redirect instead of deny
  [001c:0012:0012] prec 2 permit ip   [7717]

Nve event history trace show that fwd_mode is disable.

324) Event:E_DEBUG, length:102, at 230799 usecs after Tue Feb 13 23:54:51 2018
    [110] [17374]: nve_pd_n7k_acl_add_default_mapairs(264): TRACE:i/f: nve1 fwd_mode: disable i/f type: CP <<<<  should be enable.

N7k running 8.1.1

Configure NVE in following sequence

nterface nve1
  no shutdown
  source-interface loopback0

Wait for few seconds and quickly configure below CLI's 

  host-reachability protocol bgp
  unknown-peer-forwarding enable
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