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HPE Interconnect ports connected to brocade switch are down

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Applies to

  • Brocade Fabric Interconnect
  • HPE Interconnect

Issue

  • HPE Interconnect ports / uplinks connected to brocade switch are down
  • There is QSFP used to 4 sfp breakout cables from server to switch
  • On Brocade switch, all the 4 interconnect ports are in Disabled state under switchshow.
/fabos/bin/switchshow:
switchName:  SWXXXX
switchType:  118.1
switchState: Online


Index Port Address  Media Speed   State       Proto
==================================================
8   8   010800   id    N16   No_Sync     FC  Disabled (Port Throttled)
9   9   010900   id    N16   No_Sync     FC  Disabled (Port Throttled)
10  10   010a00   id   N16   No_Sync     FC  Disabled (Port Throttled)
11  11   010b00   id   N16   No_Sync     FC  Disabled (Port Throttled)
  • Porterrshow reports Loss of signal errors on the interconnect ports.
/fabos/cliexec/porterrshow:
          frames      enc    crc    crc    too    too    bad    enc   disc   link   loss   loss   frjt   fbsy  c3timeout    pcs    uncor
  8:    0      0      0      0      0      0      0      0      0      0      0      0      4      0      0      0      0      0      0
  9:    0      0      0      0      0      0      0      0      0      0      0      0      4      0      0      0      0      0      0
 10:    0      0      0      0      0      0      0      0      0      0      0      0      4      0      0      0      0      0      0
 11:    0      0      0      0      0      0      0      0      0      0      0      0      4      0      0      0      0      0      0

 

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