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NDMP backup fails when following combination is used "Tape drives, Emulex HBA, Brocade Network Advisor"

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Applies to

  • Brocade Network Advisor (BNA) - version 12.4.x 
  • Emulex  XE201 adapter (NetApp part X1133A)
  • All model Tape Drives 


Messages similar to the below are seen in EMS logs

Wed Apr 22 08:30:16 EDT [Cluster01-01: slifc_intrd: fci.adapter.error:notice]: Fibre Channel adapter driver encountered error "Error in handling Unsolicited frames, Resetting" on adapter 1b.
Wed Apr 22 08:30:16 EDT [Cluster01-01: slifc_asyncd_0: fci.adapter.reset:info]: Resetting Fibre Channel adapter 1b.
Wed Apr 22 08:30:17 EDT [Cluster01-01: slifc_asyncd_0:]: Fibre Channel adapter 1b link online.



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