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Cisco Bug: CSCvv21551 - Memory leak in "ascii-cfg" process due to "write-memory" command in archive config

Last Modified

Oct 07, 2020

Products (1)

  • Cisco Nexus 9000 Series Switches

Known Affected Releases

7.0(3)I7(5a) 7.0(3)I7(7) 9.2(3)

Description (partial)

Symptom:
There is a memory leak in the "ascii-cfg" process. It happens when customers use the archive feature with the "write-memory" command. The leak happens when entering the "copy run start" command which also triggers the archive to automatically run in parallel and backup will be performed.

Conditions:
-> Nexus 9K TOR or EOR
-> Behavior seen in version 9.2(3), 7.0(3)I7(7) and 7.0(3)I7(5a) 
-> write-memory command is used:
switch# sh run | sec archive
archive
path bootflash:
time-period 1
maximum 2
write-memory
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