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Error symbol and Illegal symbol count incrementing on a NIC port

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Applies to

  • FAS, AFF
  • ONTAP 9.2 or higher.

Issue

Increasing Error symbol and Illegal symbol count observed in ifstat -a output of a NIC port.

clustershell::> system node run -node <node_name> -command ifstat -a

-- interface  e0a  (16 days, 13 hours, 43 minutes, 13 seconds) --

RECEIVE
 Total frames:    16212k | Total bytes:      2133m | Total errors:        0
 Total discards:      0  | Multi/broadcast:  1965k | Non-primary u/c:     0
 CRC errors:          0  | Runt frames:         0  | Fragment:            0
 Long frames:         0  | Jabber:              0  | No buffer:           0
 Xon:                 0  | Xoff:                0  | Jumbo:               0
 Noproto:             0  | Error symbol:     1234  | Illegal symbol:      1234

 

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