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Cisco Bug: CSCvt55507 - show fcns database details displays device as 'Ficon Interface' even though FICON is disabled

Last Modified

May 01, 2020

Products (1)

  • Cisco MDS 9000 Series Multilayer Switches

Known Affected Releases

8.1(1)

Description (partial)

Symptom:
show fcns database details displays device as 'Ficon Interface' even though FICON is disabled.

Example of a detailed FCNS entry showing the problem:

VSAN210 is not a FICON VSAN and FICON is not even enabled on the switch:

<pre>
------------------------
VSAN:210   FCID:0xc800a0
------------------------
port-wwn (vendor)           :50:05:07:63:0b:13:85:86 (IBM)       
node-wwn                    :50:05:07:63:0b:ff:c5:86
class                       :2,3
node-ip-addr                :0.0.0.0
ipa                         :ff ff ff ff ff ff ff ff
fc4-types:fc4_features      csi-fcp fcsb2-ch-cu fcsb2-cu-ch 
symbolic-port-name          :
symbolic-node-name          :
port-type                   :N 
port-ip-addr                :0.0.0.0
fabric-port-wwn             :20:17:54:7f:ee:15:17:c0
hard-addr                   :0x000000
permanent-port-wwn (vendor) :50:05:07:63:0b:13:85:86 (IBM)       
connected interface         :Ficon Interface
switch name (IP address)    :switchname(1.2.3.4)
</pre>

Conditions:
We appear to display the device is a "Ficon interface" if the device registers single byte features like "fcsb2-ch-cu fcsb2-cu-ch".
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