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Cisco Bug: CSCvi06070 - OSPF and BGP keeps flapping ever few seconds when BFD is enabled on Cat4k device

Last Modified

Nov 18, 2019

Products (1)

  • Cisco Catalyst 4000 Series Switches

Known Affected Releases

15.2(1)E 15.2(6.0.18)E2

Description (partial)

After upgrade from 3.6.5E to 3.6.8E bfd flaps and subsequently ospf.
The same timers work for 3.6.7E and 3.6.5E.
The issue is seen in the corresponding IOS releases.
Tested on SUP6-E, SUP6L-3, SUP7-E and SUP7L-L.
4507R+E and 4510R+E

Enable bfd under ospf for all interfaces and on both ends of the port-channel.
interface Port-channel4
 bfd interval 750 min_rx 750 multiplier 3

Feb 17 07:48:06.334 PST: %BFD-6-BFD_SESS_CREATED: BFD-SYSLOG: bfd_session_created, neigh x.x.x.x proc:OSPF, idb:Port-channel3 handle:1 act
Feb 17 07:48:06.334 PST: %BFDFSM-6-BFD_SESS_UP: BFD-SYSLOG: BFD session ld:97 handle:1 is going UP
Feb 17 07:48:08.886 PST: %BFDFSM-6-BFD_SESS_DOWN: BFD-SYSLOG: BFD session ld:97 handle:1,is going Down Reason: ECHO FAILURE

For BGP enabled bfd under the peer group for iBGP or eBGP peering.
neighbor iBGP fall-over bfd
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