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Different link data rate reported on FC-VI ports in stretch MetroCluster

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Applies to

  • ONTAP 9
  • FAS8020
  • 2 node stretch MetroCluster

Issue

The FC-VI ports report a different value for the Link Data Rate (LDR) in the sysconfig -a output:

slot 1: FCVI Host Adapter 1a (XXXX(XXXX) rev. 2, N-port)
        Physical link:       UP
        FC Node Name:        XX:XX:XX:XX:XX:XX:XX:XX
        Firmware rev:        XXXX
        Serial No:           XXXX
        Host Port Id:        XXXX
        FC Packet size:      XXXX
        SFP Vendor:          XXXX
        SFP Part Number:     XXXX
        SFP Serial Number:   XXXX
        SFP Capabilities:    4, 8 or 16 Gbit
        SFP Wavelength:      XXXXnm
        Link Data Rate:      8 Gbit
slot 1: FCVI Host Adapter 1b (XXXX(XXXX) rev. 2, N-port)
        Physical link:       UP
        FC Node Name:        XX:XX:XX:XX:XX:XX:XX:XX
        Firmware rev:        XXXX
        Serial No:           XXXX
        Host Port Id:        XXXX
        FC Packet size:      XXXX
        SFP Vendor:          XXXX
        SFP Part Number:     XXXX
        SFP Serial Number:   XXXX
        SFP Capabilities:    4, 8 or 16 Gbit
        SFP Wavelength:      XXXXnm
        Link Data Rate:      16 Gbit

 

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