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Brocade switch port(s) state showing as "Hard_Flt"

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Brocade Switch


  • One or more ports on Brocade switch are showing state as "Hard_Flt"

Index Port Address  Media Speed   State       Proto
  20  20   051400   id    8G       Hard_Flt    FC  
  21  21   051500   id    8G       Hard_Flt    FC  

portshow 20
portDisableReason: None
portCFlags: 0x1
portFlags: 0x4441     PRESENT U_PORT LED FAULT
LocalSwcFlags: 0x0
portType:  27.0
POD Port: Port is licensed
portState: 2    Offline  
Protocol: FC
portPhys:  15    Hard_Flt     portScn:   2    Offline   
port generation number:    70
state transition count:    42
  • In errdump, you will see the following events being reported:

2020/10/15-11:50:24, [C4-1002], 9154, FFDC | CHASSIS, ERROR, BrocadeG610, Port 20 chip failed due to an internal error.

2020/10/15-11:50:51, [C4-1002], 9155, FFDC | CHASSIS, ERROR, BrocadeG610, Port 21 chip failed due to an internal error.


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