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Cisco Bug: CSCvv33438 - ASR9K Flowspec policy not matched on PWHE due to missing UIDB entry caused by timing issue

Last Modified

Sep 16, 2020

Products (1)

  • Cisco ASR 9000 Series Aggregation Services Routers

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Description (partial)

The flowspec policy is not properly applied on the PWHE interface and we don't match the packets:

#show flowspec afi-all internal
Thu Jul 23 14:37:37.544 CEST
Flow :Dest:,Source:
Actions :Traffic-rate: 0 bps (bgp.1)
Client Version: 0
Local: FALSE
Unsupported: FALSE
VRF Name Cfg: 0x00
RT Cfg: 0x00
RT Registered: 0x00
RT Resolved: 0x00
Class handles:
Handle [0]: 3000000076000021
Class Handle Version: 1
Sequence: 1024
Match Unsupported: None
Synced: TRUE
Ref Count: 1
Last Error: 0:Success
Last Batch: 59
Time Init: Jul 23 14:33:15 <<<<<
Time iClass Update: Jul 23 14:33:15 <<<<
Statistics (packets/bytes)
Matched : 0/0
Dropped : 0/0

- The problem can be hit when a flowspec policy is being applied to a PWHE on a LC, but the LC does not have any active members yet for that interfaces. 
- For instance, this timing issue may happen during the router or some LC reload after flowspec is configured.
- This affects both cXR and eXR releases and is relevant to PWHE interfaces. Also all XR line-ups are affected, as it seems to be a day-1 bug.
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