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Incorrect speed on management interfaces

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Applies to

  • NetApp Element software
  • NetApp SF-series
  • NetApp H-series
  • Management interfaces (eth2 or eth3)


  • Switch reporting incorrect speed setting (lower than 1Gbs)
    %EC-5-CANNOT_BUNDLE2: Gi3/0/8 is not compatible with Gi3/0/9 and will be suspended (speed of Gi3/0/8 is 100M, Gi3/0/9 is 1000M)
    %EC-5-CANNOT_BUNDLE2: Gi3/0/11 is not compatible with Gi3/0/12 and will be suspended (speed of Gi3/0/11 is 10M, Gi3/0/12 is 1000M)

  • From storage node:
    # ethtool eth2
    Settings for eth2:
            Speed: Unknown   (expected: 1000Mb/s)
            Duplex: Unknown  (expected: Full) 

  • No alerts in NetApp SolidFire Active IQ (limited fault detection on management interfaces)

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