Brocade M-Series (McData) Switches with "Failed" Port status (Doc ID 1532519.1)

Last updated on SEPTEMBER 02, 2015

Applies to:

McData Sphereon 4500 Fabric Switch - Version Not Applicable to Not Applicable [Release N/A]
McData Sphereon 4700 Fabric Switch - Version Not Applicable to Not Applicable [Release N/A]
Brocade M4700 Switch - Version Not Applicable to Not Applicable [Release N/A]
McData Intrepid 6140 Director - Version Not Applicable to Not Applicable [Release N/A]
McData Intrepid 6064 Director - Version Not Applicable to Not Applicable [Release N/A]
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Symptoms

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Switch port data shows one or more ports in a "Failed" status. This could be from switch CLI, the EFCM Basic BUI, or a host application like EFCM or DCFM (or their associated data collection logs).

Example (taken from EFCM Data Collection logs):

   

Changes

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Cause

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