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Brocade - Control Processor (CP) Blade failed, and High Availability (HA) is non-redundant

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Applies to

  • Brocade DCX
  • Brocade DCX-4S
  • Brocade DCX 8510-4
  • Brocade DCX 8510-8
  • Brocade X6-4
  • Brocade X6-8

Issue

  • The stand-by CP Blade experiences a failure, causing HA to be non-redundant or out of sync.
  • errdump -a output will mark the blade as faulty,  and hashow will confirm that high availability is not operating.

Examples:

Switchname:admin> errdump -a

2020/03/23-14:16:38, [EM-1033], 2226, SLOT 6 | CHASSIS, ERROR, switchname, CP in Slot 7 set to faulty because CP ERROR asserted.

2020/03/23-14:16:53, [EM-1047], 2227, SLOT 6 | CHASSIS, INFO, switchname, CP in slot 7 not faulty, CP ERROR deasserted.

2020/03/23-14:20:03, [EM-1033], 2228, SLOT 6 | CHASSIS, ERROR, switchname, CP in Slot 7 set to faulty because CP ERROR asserted.

2020/03/23-14:20:18, [EM-1047], 2229, SLOT 6 | CHASSIS, INFO, switchname, CP in slot 7 not faulty, CP ERROR deasserted.
2022/07/26-09:18:24, [FSSM-1003], 21471, SLOT 1 | CHASSIS, WARNING, switchname, HA State out of sync.

 

Switchname:admin> hashow   
 Local CP (Slot 6, CP0): Active, Warm Recovered   
 Remote CP (Slot 7, CP1): Non-Redundant   

/fabos/cliexec/hadump:
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TIME_STAMP: Jul 27 10:16:34.770774
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Local CP (Slot 1, CP0): Active, Cold Recovered
Remote CP (Slot 2, CP1): Non-Redundant

 

/fabos/cliexec/slotshow -m:

Slot   Blade Type     ID    Model Name     Status 
--------------------------------------------------
  1     CP BLADE    175     CPX6           ENABLED
  2     CP BLADE    175     CPX6           FAULTY (53) - possible RRD
  3     SW BLADE    178     FC32-48        ENABLED
  4     SW BLADE    178     FC32-48        ENABLED
  5     CORE BLADE  176     CR32-4         ENABLED
  6     CORE BLADE  176     CR32-4         ENABLED
  7     UNKNOWN                            VACANT
  8     AP BLADE    186     SX6            ENABLED

 

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