Cannot log into Device Manager after replacing an Cisco switch (Doc ID 1525090.1)

Last updated on AUGUST 14, 2013

Applies to:

Cisco MDS 9120 Fabric Switch - Version All Versions to All Versions [Release All Releases]
Cisco MDS 9124 24P Multilayer Fabric Switch - Version All Versions to All Versions [Release All Releases]
Cisco MDS 9134 Multilayer Fabric Switch - Version All Versions to All Versions [Release All Releases]
Cisco MDS 9140 Fabric Switch - Version All Versions to All Versions [Release All Releases]
Cisco MDS 9216A Multilayer Fabric Switch - Version All Versions to All Versions [Release All Releases]
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Symptoms

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After the replacement of a Cisco switch, it's not possible to login using graphical interfaces like Device Manager or Fabric Manager.

The error message seen is "invalid auth or wrong digest server"

Telnet connections to the switch work fine.

 

Cause

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