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Nexus Swith 5548UP FCOE(VFC) not found in Show flogi database any config missing ?

HI,

Im not good at configuring N5k, i have configured one before. that worked fine. but right now im facing little problem.

I have configured the n5k  Dell complent stroage(FC) and Dell Power edge R730 (CNA card[FCOE])

i have found that using showing the flogi database im getting only the fc port in the outputs,but  my fcoe ports are not found.

can you please tell me what should i do /configure to fix the issue ?

and i have attached the show running config and show flogi database outputs for reference. please check

Thanks,

ARIQ

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BTEB-N5K(config-if)# show int


BTEB-N5K(config-if)# show int br

-------------------------------------------------------------------------------
Interface  Vsan   Admin  Admin   Status          SFP    Oper  Oper   Port
                  Mode   Trunk                          Mode  Speed  Channel
                         Mode                                 (Gbps)
-------------------------------------------------------------------------------
fc1/9      1      auto   on      sfpAbsent        --     --           --
fc1/10     1      auto   on      sfpAbsent        --     --           --
fc1/11     1      auto   on      sfpAbsent        --     --           --
fc1/12     1      auto   on      sfpAbsent        --     --           --
fc1/13     1      auto   on      sfpAbsent        --     --           --
fc1/14     1      auto   on      sfpAbsent        --     --           --
fc1/15     1      auto   on      sfpAbsent        --     --           --
fc1/16     1      auto   on      sfpAbsent        --     --           --
fc1/17     100    auto   on      up               swl    F       8    --
fc1/18     100    auto   on      up               swl    F       8    --
fc1/19     100    auto   on      up               swl    F       8    --
fc1/20     100    auto   on      up               swl    F       8    --
fc1/21     100    auto   on      up               swl    F       8    --
fc1/22     100    auto   on      up               swl    F       8    --
fc1/23     100    auto   on      up               swl    F       8    --
fc1/24     100    auto   on      up               swl    F       8    --
fc1/25     1      auto   on      sfpAbsent        --     --           --
fc1/26     1      auto   on      sfpAbsent        --     --           --
fc1/27     1      auto   on      sfpAbsent        --     --           --
fc1/28     1      auto   on      sfpAbsent        --     --           --
fc1/29     1      auto   on      down             --     --           --
fc1/30     1      auto   on      down             --     --           --
fc1/31     1      auto   on      down             --     --           --
fc1/32     1      auto   on      sfpAbsent        --     --           --

--------------------------------------------------------------------------------
Ethernet      VLAN    Type Mode   Status  Reason                   Speed     Por
t
Interface                                                                    Ch
#
--------------------------------------------------------------------------------
Eth1/1        1       eth  access down    SFP not inserted            10G(D) --
Eth1/2        1       eth  access down    Link not connected          10G(D) --
Eth1/3        1       eth  access down    SFP validation failed       10G(D) --
Eth1/4        1       eth  access down    SFP validation failed       10G(D) --
Eth1/5        1       eth  trunk  up      none                        10G(D) --
Eth1/6        1       eth  trunk  up      none                        10G(D) --
Eth1/7        1       eth  trunk  up      none                        10G(D) --
Eth1/8        1       eth  trunk  up      none                        10G(D) --

--------------------------------------------------------------------------------
Port   VRF          Status IP Address                              Speed    MTU
--------------------------------------------------------------------------------
mgmt0  --           up     192.168.25.6                            1000     1500

-------------------------------------------------------------------------------
Interface  Vsan   Admin  Admin   Status      Bind                 Oper    Oper
                  Mode   Trunk               Info                 Mode    Speed
                         Mode                                            (Gbps)
-------------------------------------------------------------------------------
vfc5       100    F     on     trunking    Ethernet1/5              TF   auto
vfc6       100    F     on     trunking    Ethernet1/6              TF   auto
vfc7       100    F     on     trunking    Ethernet1/7              TF   auto
vfc8       100    F     on     trunking    Ethernet1/8              TF   auto

-------------------------------------------------------------------------------
Interface Secondary VLAN(Type)                    Status Reason
-------------------------------------------------------------------------------
Vlan1     --                                      down   Non-routable VDC mode
BTEB-N5K(config-if)#
BTEB-N5K(config-if)#
BTEB-N5K(config-if)# show flogi database
--------------------------------------------------------------------------------
INTERFACE        VSAN    FCID           PORT NAME               NODE NAME
--------------------------------------------------------------------------------
fc1/17           100   0x4f00c0  50:00:d3:10:00:aa:b4:05 50:00:d3:10:00:aa:b4:00
fc1/18           100   0x4f0100  50:00:d3:10:00:aa:b3:05 50:00:d3:10:00:aa:b3:00
fc1/19           100   0x4f00a0  50:00:d3:10:00:aa:b4:06 50:00:d3:10:00:aa:b4:00
fc1/20           100   0x4f0080  50:00:d3:10:00:aa:b3:06 50:00:d3:10:00:aa:b3:00
fc1/21           100   0x4f0060  50:00:d3:10:00:aa:b4:07 50:00:d3:10:00:aa:b4:00
fc1/22           100   0x4f0040  50:00:d3:10:00:aa:b3:07 50:00:d3:10:00:aa:b3:00
fc1/23           100   0x4f0020  50:00:d3:10:00:aa:b4:08 50:00:d3:10:00:aa:b4:00
fc1/24           100   0x4f0000  50:00:d3:10:00:aa:b3:08 50:00:d3:10:00:aa:b3:00

Total number of flogi = 8.

BTEB-N5K(config-if)#

Beginner

Can any one help me?? 

Can any one help me?? 

Beginner

Is there anything specific I

Is there anything specific I need to do at the host end ? My host is Windows server 2012 in Dell power edge R730 :(

Advocate

check out

check out

http://www.cisco.com/c/en/us/td/docs/switches/datacenter/nexus5000/sw/operations/n5k_fcoe_ops.html

Beginner

HI

HI

Its a big document and im really not sure from where to start. Can you be little specific please ?

Thanks for replying.

ARIQ

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Beginner

Problem found in CNA card of

Problem found in CNA card of the HOST.

I swapped the CNA with a good one and after that flogi database showed the vfc.

Im pretty unlucky that among 4 servers i found 3 of them faulty !!!!

Contributor

That's really weird. Usually

That's really weird. Usually depending on the CNA, say for example Emulex they usually have a app on the server to configure the FCoE configurations.

Glad you where able to figure out the issue. 

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