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Cisco Bug: CSCvi51491 - %PM-4-PORT_INCONSISTENT: STANDBY: error seen when using macro

Last Modified

Mar 22, 2018

Products (1)

  • Cisco Catalyst 4500 Series Switches

Known Affected Releases

15.2(2)E6

Description (partial)

Symptom:
The following error messages can be seen when using a macro:

%PM-4-PORT_INCONSISTENT: STANDBY:Port Gi1/13 is inconsistent: IDB state  down (set 00:00:03 ago),
     link: down (6w5d ago), admin: down (00:00:08 ago).

Conditions:
The macro used has the "default interface range", "shutdown" and "do wr" commands, if one of those commands is not on the macro, the inconsistency logs are not triggered. Example of macro that triggers the issue:

macro name TEST
default interface range $p
interface range $p
shutdown
do wr
@

applied on global config:

4500(config)#macro global apply TEST $p g1/11-20

generates error log for all interfaces were the macro was applied:

%PM-4-PORT_INCONSISTENT: STANDBY:Port Gi1/11 is inconsistent: IDB state  down (set 00:00:03 ago),
     link: down (2d21h ago), admin: down (00:00:06 ago).
%PM-4-PORT_INCONSISTENT: STANDBY:Port Gi1/12 is inconsistent: IDB state  down (set 00:00:03 ago),
     link: down (2d21h ago), admin: down (00:00:06 ago).
%PM-4-PORT_INCONSISTENT: STANDBY:Port Gi1/13 is inconsistent: IDB state  down (set 00:00:03 ago),
     link: down (2d21h ago), admin: down (00:00:06 ago).
...

%PM-4-PORT_INCONSISTENT: STANDBY:Port Gi1/20 is inconsistent: IDB state  down (set 00:00:03 ago),
     link: down (2d21h ago), admin: down (00:00:06 ago).
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