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Cisco Bug: CSCvt08097 - Incorrect link Status on a Non-Monitored Interface

Last Modified

Apr 15, 2020

Products (1)

  • Cisco ASA 5500-X Series Firewalls

Known Affected Releases

9.8(4.10)

Description (partial)

Symptom:
On ASA failover pair, the status of an interface might shows the incorrect status

1. mgmt interface is shut down in the active unit
2. Show failover from the active unit it shows the correct status (normal behavior)

 This host: Primary - Active 
                Active time: 15330 (sec)
                slot 1: ASA5516 hw/sw rev (3.0/9.8(4)10) status (Up Sys)
                  admin Interface management (172.21.37.6): Link Down (Not-Monitored)
3. On Secondary unit, show failover output shows its own mgmt interface as down (abnormal behavior)

        This host: Secondary - Standby Ready 
                Active time: 173 (sec)
                slot 1: ASA5516 hw/sw rev (3.0/9.8(4)10) status (Up Sys)
                  admin Interface management (172.21.37.7): Link Down (Not-Monitored)
        Other host: Primary - Active 
                Active time: 15385 (sec)
                slot 1: ASA5516 hw/sw rev (3.0/9.8(4)10) status (Up Sys)
                  admin Interface management (172.21.37.6): Normal (Not-Monitored)

Conditions:
This issue is seen only on the interface which has the monitor-interface feature disabled
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