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FC Adapter resetting to clear depletion of Driver MQ Condition

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Applies to

  • Ontap 9
  • FAS
  • FC Adapters


Seeing a high volume of the following alerts on unused FC ports that are administratively down/disabled on new FC ports.
scsitarget.hwpfct.errorReset: An error was encountered in the FC target driver on Fibre Channel target adapter XX. The adapter will be automatically reset to clear the Depletion of Driver MQ condition.
There is no impact seen in latency or disconnects on actual used ports, just a high volume of alerts.
Unused FC port in Sysconfig -a shows the port as "Offlined by User".
 slot 3: Fibre Channel Target Host Adapter 3c
                (Emulex LPe32000 (LPe32004) rev. 12, <OFFLINED BY USER>)
                Board Name:        111-03648

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