Field Notice: FN - 63171 - Deferral of NX-OS 4.1.1a Due to Risk of Configuration Loss When Using Fabric Manager (FM)
October 15, 2008
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Initial Public Release
MDS NX-OS - 4.1(1a)
In some cases we have observed that a save configuration operation done from Fabric Manager (FM) when running NX-OS 4.1.1a may not complete properly and could result in configuration being lost.
This problem affects the following software files:
This problem was identified in internal testing and is documented in CSCsu88430.
In some cases when issuing a
copy running-config start-up or
install all command from FM to switches running NX-OS 4.1.1a, it is possible that the command will not finish and the configuration will not be written properly. When the switch is subsequently reloaded, there is no configuration and the system will stop booting at the
It is recommended that customers upgrade to 4.1.1b or later. The NX-OS 4.1.1b software was made available late on Sunday, October 12, 2008.
If you must run NX-OS 4.1.1a, it is recommended that you not use FM in order to minimize the possibility of exposing yourself to this issue.
To follow the bug ID link below and see detailed bug information, you must be a registered customer and you must be logged in.
|CSCsu88430 (registered customers only)
|| Configuration lost after "copy running-config start-up" and reload.
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