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Brocade fiber channel port 'bouncing' - going from 'In_sync' state to normal

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Applies to

  • All Brocade hardware platforms
  • All Brocade fabric operating system (FOS) platforms

Issue

A Brocade fiber channel port that connects to an end device (host, storage, ATTO, etc) is switching from a normal state, to an 'In_sync' state with no fabric WWPN login:

Normal:

brocade_sw:admin> switchshow
switchName:    brocade_sw
switchType:    118.1
switchState:    Online   
switchMode:    Native
switchRole:    Subordinate
switchDomain:    6
switchId:    fffc06
switchWwn:    10:xx:xx:xx:xx:xx:xx:xx
zoning:        ON (ZONING_CONFIG)
switchBeacon:    OFF
HIF Mode:    OFF

Index Port Address  Media Speed   State       Proto
==================================================
   0   0   060000   id    16G      Online      FC  F-Port  21:00:00:0e:1e:e9:bc:93 
   1   1   060100   id    16G      No_Light    FC  (POD license not assigned or reserved yet) Disabled (Persistent) 
   2   2   060200   id    16G      Online      FC  F-Port  50:0a:09:81:03:b3:67:a0 
   3   3   060300   id    16G      Online      FC  F-Port  10:00:00:90:fa:e6:c6:16 
   4   4   060400   id    16G      No_Light    FC  (POD license not assigned or reserved yet) Disabled (Persistent) 
   5   5   060500   id    16G      No_Light    FC  (POD license not assigned or reserved yet) Disabled (Persistent) 
   6   6   060600   --    16G      No_Module   FC  (POD license not assigned or reserved yet) Disabled (Persistent) 
   7   7   060700   --    16G      No_Module   FC  (POD license not assigned or reserved yet) Disabled (Persistent) 
   8   8   060800   id    16G      Online      FC  F-Port  22:00:00:10:86:a5:0a:c0 

 

Downed:

brocade_sw:admin> switchshow
switchName:     brocade_sw
switchType:     118.1
switchState:    Online
switchMode:     Native
switchRole:     Subordinate
switchDomain:   6
switchId:       fffc06
switchWwn:      10:xx:xx:xx:xx:xx:xx:xx
zoning:         ON (ZONING_CONFIG)
switchBeacon:   OFF
HIF Mode:       OFF

Index Port Address  Media Speed   State       Proto
==================================================
   0   0   060000   id    16G     Online      FC  F-Port  21:00:00:0e:1e:e9:bc:93
   1   1   060100   id    16G     No_Light    FC  (POD license not assigned or reserved yet) Disabled (Persistent)
   2   2   060200   id    16G     Online      FC  F-Port  50:0a:09:81:03:b3:67:a0
   3   3   060300   id    16G     Online      FC  F-Port  10:00:00:90:fa:e6:c6:16
   4   4   060400   id    16G     No_Light    FC  (POD license not assigned or reserved yet) Disabled (Persistent)
   5   5   060500   id    16G     No_Light    FC  (POD license not assigned or reserved yet) Disabled (Persistent)
   6   6   060600   --    16G     No_Module   FC  (POD license not assigned or reserved yet) Disabled (Persistent)
   7   7   060700   --    16G     No_Module   FC  (POD license not assigned or reserved yet) Disabled (Persistent)
   8   8   060800   id    16G     In_Sync     FC

 

 

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