Oracle FCOE/CNA Card Shows Ethernet Connectivity to NON-Oracle Cisco Nexus 5000 Ethernet Switch But FC Offline (Doc ID 1610138.1)

Last updated on APRIL 10, 2015

Applies to:

Sun Storage FCoE CNA - Version All Versions to All Versions [Release All Releases]
Emulex FC HBA - Version All Versions to All Versions [Release All Releases]
Qlogic FC HBA - Version All Versions to All Versions [Release All Releases]
Sun Storage FC HBA - Version All Versions to All Versions [Release All Releases]
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Symptoms

Oracle FCoE/CNA  card not logging onto a Cisco Nexus 5000/5xxx FCoE Switch via Fibre Channel (FC).

FCOE card LED's show SAN Ports as Green and flashing - indicating: Power on, link established, receive and transmit activity.

fcinfo hba-port  command

shows: "State: offline" for ports

So Ethernet connection works but FC connections do not work.

Cause

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