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Cisco ONS 15454 Series Multiservice Transport Platforms

Field Notice: FN - 63541 - ONS 15454 MSTP – Loss of Network Element Database in Certain Conditions

Revised April 22, 2014
October 9, 2013


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Revision History

Revision Date Comment
1.2
22-APR-2014
Updated Products Affected
1.1
09-OCT-2013
Updated Releases Affected

Products Affected

Products Affected
Comments
15454-40-SMR1-C= 
Affected in Release 9.4, 9.4.0.1, 9.4.0.2, and 9.6.0. 
15454-40-SMR2-C=
Affected in Release 9.4, 9.4.0.1, 9.4.0.2, and 9.6.0. 
15454-AR-MXP-LIC= 
Affected in Release 9.4, 9.4.0.1, 9.4.0.2, and 9.6.0. 
15454-AR-MXP=
Affected in Release 9.4, 9.4.0.1, 9.4.0.2, and 9.6.0. 
15454-AR-XP-LIC=
Affected in Release 9.4, 9.4.0.1, 9.4.0.2, and 9.6.0. 
15454-AR-XP= 
Affected in Release 9.4, 9.4.0.1, 9.4.0.2, and 9.6.0. 
15454-M-10X10-LIC= 
Affected in Release 9.4, 9.4.0.1, 9.4.0.2, and 9.6.0.  
15454-M-100GC-LIC= 
Affected in Release 9.4, 9.4.0.1, 9.4.0.2, and 9.6.0. 
15454-SMR1-LIC= 
Affected in Release 9.4, 9.4.0.1, 9.4.0.2, and 9.6.0.  
15454-SMR2-LIC=
Affected in Release 9.4, 9.4.0.1, 9.4.0.2, and 9.6.0. 
80-WXC= 
Affected in Release 9.4, 9.4.0.1, 9.4.0.2, and 9.6.0. 

Problem Description

The network element (NE) is impacted with either database loss, or continuous controller card switchover and resets. 

This occurs when Multiservice Transport Platform (MSTP) is run with the software releases and line cards that are mentioned in the "Products Affected" section of this field notice.

Background

While the line card is still connected to the node, it is deleted and a stale license record remains in the system database. 

Automated synchronization between controller cards occurs periodically on the database. When there is a controller card switchover, the database load operation is triggered. As part of this database load operation, the stale record leads to either database loss, or continuous controller switchover and resets.

Problem Symptoms

There are no visible symptoms for this problem. If one of the impacted cards is deleted as detailed in this field notice, perform the workaround provided in the "Workaround/Solution" section, or contact the Cisco Technical Assistance Center (TAC) for validation of the NE.

Workaround/Solution

In order to rectify the issue to the NE, upgrade to Release 9.4.0.3 or 9.6.0.3, or to a later release. This upgrade automatically removes the stale license entries from the database.  

How To Identify Hardware Levels

All cards that are listed in the "Products Affected" section of this field notice are affected by this problem. 

For More Information

If you require further assistance, or if you have any further questions regarding this field notice, please contact the Cisco Systems Technical Assistance Center (TAC) by one of the following methods:

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