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System Messages and Recovery Procedures for the Cisco Virtual Ethernet Module
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System Messages and Recovery Procedures for the Cisco Virtual Ethernet Module

Table Of Contents

System Messages and Recovery Procedures for the Cisco Virtual Ethernet Module

ERSPAN VEM

ERSPAN-VEM

PVLAN VEM

PVLAN-VEM

SVS QoS Messages

ipqos-vem

QoS Agent

QOS Failure

SYSLOGDOC_NO_DDTS Messages

NW_STATE_TRACKING_INTERFACE_ACTIVE

NW_STATE_TRACKING_INTERFACE_INACTIVE

SFACL

SF Port

SFS Switch Data

SFVXLAN

VSS Net


System Messages and Recovery Procedures for the Cisco Virtual Ethernet Module


This chapter includes the system messages for the Cisco Virtual Ethernet Module (VEM). The messages are listed in alphabetical order by the system facility that produces them. Within each system facility section, messages are listed alphabetically by mnemonics. Each system message is followed by an explanation and a recommended action.

ERSPAN VEM

This section contains the ERSPAN VEM messages.

ERSPAN-VEM

Error Message    5, ERSPAN-VEM, L3Control/ERSPAN: module %d vmknic created with ip 
address: %s\n

Explanation    L3Control/ERSPAN: Module vmknic is created with the given ip -address.

Recommended Action    Contact the Cisco Technical Assistance Center (TAC) through the Cisco Support web site http://www.cisco.com/tac

Error Message    5, ERSPAN-VEM, L3Control/ERSPAN: module %d vmknic removed

Explanation    L3Control/ERSPAN: Module vmknic has been removed

Recommended Action    Contact the Cisco Technical Assistance Center (TAC) through the Cisco Support web site http://www.cisco.com/tac

Error Message    5, ERSPAN-VEM, L3Control/ERSPAN: module %d vmknic ip address modified 
%s

Explanation    L3Control/ERSPAN: Module vmknic's ip address is modified to the one showed in the syslog

Recommended Action    Contact the Cisco Technical Assistance Center (TAC) through the Cisco Support web site http://www.cisco.com/tac

PVLAN VEM

This section contains the PVLAN VEM messages.

PVLAN-VEM

Error Message    1, if_bridge_rt, %s: ALERT : Emergency aging failed. Possible DOS 
attack

Explanation    Unable to age any entry. Emergency aging faied.

Recommended Action    Contact the Cisco Technical Assistance Center (TAC) through the Cisco Support web site http://www.cisco.com/tac

Error Message    3, PVLAN-VEM, Non-Static PVLAN MAC entry -- 
%02x%02x:%02x%02x:%02x%02x, please shut/no shut the Veth.

Explanation    Non-Static PVLAN MAC entry.

Recommended Action    When user sees this warning message, user should do a shut/no shutî on the veth that has the indicated MAC address.

Error Message    4, PVLAN-VEM, %s Non-Static PVLAN MAC entry.

Explanation    Non-Static PVLAN MAC entry.

Recommended Action    When user sees this warning message, user should do a ìshut/no shutî on the veth that has the indicated MAC address.

SVS QoS Messages

This section contains the SVS QOS messages.

ipqos-vem

Error Message    1, ipqos-vem, function %s Bandwidth change did not take effect for intf 
%s, Class ID %d. Please revert and reapply the bandwidth/queue-limit change, 
__FUNCTION__,(port_entry)?port_entry->ifname:unknown,sf_qos_q_misconfig_l 
classid.

Explanation    When VEM is in offline mode, if the bandwidth or queue-limit parameters are modified, they will not take effect.

Recommended Action    Contact the Cisco Technical Assistance Center (TAC) through the Cisco Support web site http://www.cisco.com/tac.

Error Message    3, ipqos-vem, Cannot configure service policy with total bw %llu, bw.

Explanation    ìCannot apply the queueing policy as the total bandwidth exceeds 100%. Validate the service-policy configuration to ensure bandwidth percentage for all the class-maps within the policy do not exceed 100.

Recommended Action    Contact the Cisco Technical Assistance Center (TAC) through the Cisco Support web site http://www.cisco.com/tac.

Error Message    3, ipqos-vem, function %s. Couldn't find classmap %d. Explanation: 
Could not find the corresponding class map node in the local datapath tables.

Explanation    The system has detected an error.

Recommended Action    Contact the Cisco Technical Assistance Center (TAC) through the Cisco Support web site http://www.cisco.com/tac.

Error Message    3, ipqos-vem, function %s Couldn't allocate‚Ć %d filter 
countersExplanation: ìCould not allocate enough memory to save this data 
structure. Possibly system running out of memory.

Explanation    The system has detected an error.

Recommended Action    Contact the Cisco Technical Assistance Center (TAC) through the Cisco Support web site http://www.cisco.com/tac.

Error Message    3, ipqos-vem, Cannot allocate policy                                   policy 
id %d,policy_id

Explanation    QOS policy cannot be allocated for the given policy id.

Recommended Action    Contact the Cisco Technical Assistance Center (TAC) through the Cisco Support web site http://www.cisco.com/tac.

Error Message    3, ipqos-vem, Cannot allocate policy node. node id %d\n,node_id

Explanation    Policy node cannot be allocated for the given node id.

Recommended Action    Contact the Cisco Technical Assistance Center (TAC) through the Cisco Support web site http://www.cisco.com/tac

Error Message    3, ipqos-vem, function %s Classmap in the policy not found 
%d,__FUNCTION__,policy->class_list[i].u.lclassid

Explanation    The system has detected an error

Recommended Action    Contact the Cisco Technical Assistance Center (TAC) through the Cisco Support web site http://www.cisco.com/tac

Error Message    3, ipqos-vem, Couldn't create queue ltl %d classid %d

Explanation    Could not create queue.

Recommended Action    Contact the Cisco Technical Assistance Center (TAC) through the Cisco Support web site http://www.cisco.com/tac

Error Message    3, ipqos-vem, Couldn't create queue pc_ltl %d member: %d classid %d

Explanation    Could not create queue.

Recommended Action    Contact the Cisco Technical Assistance Center (TAC) through the Cisco Support web site http://www.cisco.com/tac

Error Message    3, ipqos-vem, alloc pinst - Out of memory - failed to allocate pinst 
policy id %d,(uint32)pinst->policyid

Explanation    Failed to allocate memory for the specific node. The system possibly is running out of free memory.

Recommended Action    Contact the Cisco Technical Assistance Center (TAC) through the Cisco Support web site http://www.cisco.com/tac

Error Message    3, ipqos-vem, function %s Pinst doesn't have counters.

Explanation    Could not find the stats counters for the specific pinst.

Recommended Action    Contact the Cisco Technical Assistance Center (TAC) through the Cisco Support web site http://www.cisco.com/tac.

Error Message    3, ipqos-vem, function %s Policy not found for table ref %d.

Explanation    Could not find the corresponding policy in the datapath tables for the stats request.

Recommended Action    Contact the Cisco Technical Assistance Center (TAC) through the Cisco Support web site http://www.cisco.com/tac.

Error Message    3, ipqos-vem, function %s Unable to add respool classid: 
%d,__FUNCTION__ , id

Explanation    Failed to add a respools class ID

Recommended Action    Contact the Cisco Technical Assistance Center (TAC) through the Cisco Support web site http://www.cisco.com/tac

Error Message    3, ipqos-vem, function %s Unable to create respools for 
queueing,__FUNCTION__

Explanation    Failed to create respools for queuing

Recommended Action    Contact the Cisco Technical Assistance Center (TAC) through the Cisco Support web site http://www.cisco.com/tac

QoS Agent

Error Message    QoS Agent: Add policy inst failed Trying to apply nonexisting id %u 
[%d], (unsigned)policy_id, session->tbl_id.

Explanation    ìFailed to get the local policy id for this session for the corresponding global policy id. This session will fail.

Recommended Action    Contact the Cisco Technical Assistance Center (TAC) through the Cisco Support web site http://www.cisco.com/tac.

Error Message    QoS Agent : add pinst - Out of Memory.

Explanation    Failed to allocateate memory for the specific node. The system possibly running out of free memoryî.

Recommended Action    Contact the Cisco Technical Assistance Center (TAC) through the Cisco Support web site http://www.cisco.com/tac.

Error Message    QoS Agent: Configured QoS stats exceed limit that can be retrieved 
(%d), required_memory.

Explanation    Memory required for the stats request exceeds the max limit.

Recommended Action    Contact the Cisco Technical Assistance Center (TAC) through the Cisco Support web site http://www.cisco.com/tac.

Error Message    QoS Agent: Failed to find an entry for global to local policy id.

Explanation    Cannot create this service policy as it exceeds the maximum limit for the number of policies per vem.

Recommended Action    Contact the Cisco Technical Assistance Center (TAC) through the Cisco Support web site http://www.cisco.com/tac.

Error Message    Qos Agent: Failed to get a free entry for global to local class id. 
Hit the max limit on number of classmaps/policers per VEM.

Explanation    Cannot create this service policy as it exceeds the maximum limit for the number of nodes per vem.

Recommended Action    Contact the Cisco Technical Assistance Center (TAC) through the Cisco Support web site http://www.cisco.com/tac.

Error Message    QoS Agent: Failed to get a free entry for global to local policy id. 
Hit the max limit on number of policies per VEM.

Explanation    Cannot create this service policy as it execceds the maximum limit for the number of policies supported per vem.

Recommended Action    Contact the Cisco Technical Assistance Center (TAC) through the Cisco Support web site http://www.cisco.com/tac.

Error Message    QoS Agent: Only one queuing policy instance (per VEM) is 
supportedîExplanation: Cannot configure more than one queueing policy on the VEM.î

Explanation    The system has detected an error.

Recommended Action    Contact the Cisco Technical Assistance Center (TAC) through the Cisco Support web site http://www.cisco.com/tac.

QOS Failure

Error Message    QOS Failure: Queuing policy can only be installed on a ESX/ESXi 4.1.0 
host.

Explanation    A queueing policy can only be applied to a ESX/ESXi 4.1.0 host. Error is due to policy being applied on a 4.1.0 ESX/ESXi host..

Recommended Action    Contact the Cisco Technical Assistance Center (TAC) through the Cisco Support web site http://www.cisco.com/tac.

SYSLOGDOC_NO_DDTS Messages

NW_STATE_TRACKING_INTERFACE_ACTIVE

Error Message    5, NW_STATE_TRACKING_VLAN_CHANGE, Tracking vlan for port-channel %s is 
set to %d.

Explanation    Tracking change of vlan for the port channel name.

Recommended Action    Contact the Cisco Technical Assistance Center (TAC) through the Cisco Support web site http://www.cisco.com/tac

Error Message    5, NW_STATE_TRACKING_INTERFACE_CHANGE, Tracking interface for 
port-channel %s, sub-group %d is set to %s.

Explanation    Tracking change of interface for the port channel name.

Recommended Action    Contact the Cisco Technical Assistance Center (TAC) through the Cisco Support web site http://www.cisco.com/tac

NW_STATE_TRACKING_INTERFACE_INACTIVE

Error Message    1, NW_STATE_TRACKING_INTERFACE_INACTIVE, Interface %s mapped to sg-id 
%d of port-channel %s has been in-activated as the ingress traffic counters were 
unchanged during current split-network mode.

Explanation    The interface identified in the syslog have failed to receive any traffic for the past threshold time. The threshold time is based on the configured tracking threshold and tracking frequency. This combined with ëNW_STATE_TRACKING_SPLIT_DETECTEDí indicates a problem related to configuration or hardware/driver failure along the network path.

Recommended Action    Contact the Cisco Technical Assistance Center (TAC) through the Cisco Support web site http://www.cisco.com/tac.

Error Message    1, NW_STATE_TRACKING_SPLIT_DETECTED, Split-network detected in 
port-channel %s using network-state tracking mechanism on vlan %d.

Explanation    The tracking packets sent through the interfaces belonging to the vPC-HM port channel on tracking vlan are not being received back from the network indicating a split in the network. This could possibly be a configuration problem or a hardware problem somewhere along the network path.

Recommended Action    Contact the Cisco Technical Assistance Center (TAC) through the Cisco Support web site http://www.cisco.com/tac.

Error Message    5, NW_STATE_TRACKING_INTERFACE_ACTIVE, Interface %s mapped to sg-id %d 
of port-channel %s has been activated again.

Explanation    The interface mentioned in the syslog are properly forwarding the traffic.

Recommended Action    Contact the Cisco Technical Assistance Center (TAC) through the Cisco Support web site http://www.cisco.com/tac.

Error Message    5, NW_STATE_TRACKING_RECOVERY_DETECTED, Split-network recovery 
detected in port-channel %s using network-state tracking mechanism on vlan %d.

Explanation    The tracking packets are looping back to the port channel from the network indicating the recovery in the earlier detected network split.

Recommended Action    Contact the Cisco Technical Assistance Center (TAC) through the Cisco Support web site http://www.cisco.com/tac.

SFACL

Error Message    3, sfacl, Unable to add ACL policy id %d number of rules %d

Explanation    Unable to add ACL policy id number of rules.

Recommended Action    Contact the Cisco Technical Assistance Center (TAC) through the Cisco Support web site http://www.cisco.com/tac

Error Message    3, sfacl, Error in getting stat id for acl id %d

Explanation    Stat id could not be retrieved for specified ACL id.

Recommended Action    Contact the Cisco Technical Assistance Center (TAC) through the Cisco Support web site http://www.cisco.com/tac

Error Message    3, sfacl, Unable to add statistics entry stats id %d global stats id 
%d ACL id %d

Explanation    Statistics could not be added.

Recommended Action    Contact the Cisco Technical Assistance Center (TAC) through the Cisco Support web site http://www.cisco.com/tac

Error Message    3, sfacl, Cannot allocate ACL pinst\n ,ses_id %u acl_id %u ltl %u

Explanation    ACL pinst could not be allocated.

Recommended Action    Contact the Cisco Technical Assistance Center (TAC) through the Cisco Support web site http://www.cisco.com/tac

Error Message    3, sfacl, Allocating PACL failed pacl acl_id %u ltl %u dir %u

Explanation    PACL could not be allocated.

Recommended Action    Contact the Cisco Technical Assistance Center (TAC) through the Cisco Support web site http://www.cisco.com/tac

Error Message    3, sfacl, Del ACL pinst cannot alloc pinst acl id %d ltl %d dir %d

Explanation    Cannot allocate Del ACL pinst

Recommended Action    Contact the Cisco Technical Assistance Center (TAC) through the Cisco Support web site http://www.cisco.com/tac

Error Message    3, sfacl, ACL id %d corresponding to this pinst is NULL!

Explanation    ACL id is NULL

Explanation    Contact the Cisco Technical Assistance Center (TAC) through the Cisco Support web site http://www.cisco.com/tac

Error Message    3, sfacl, Unable to get pacl acl id %d ltl %d dir %d

Explanation    Unable to get pacl acl id

Recommended Action    Contact the Cisco Technical Assistance Center (TAC) through the Cisco Support web site http://www.cisco.com/tac

Error Message    3, sfacl, pacl doesn't exist acl id %d ltl %d dir %d

Explanation    PACL does not exist

Recommended Action    Contact the Cisco Technical Assistance Center (TAC) through the Cisco Support web site http://www.cisco.com/tac

SF Port

Error Message    1, sfport, Removing Uplink Port %s (ltl %d), when vmknic %s (ltl %d) 
is pinned to this port for iSCSI Multipathing.

Explanation    This syslog says that an uplink, to which iSCSI vmknic is pinned, is being removed. iSCSI will continue to work as long as there is another uplink carrying the same VLAN.

Recommended Action    Contact the Cisco Technical Assistance Center (TAC) through the Cisco Support web site http://www.cisco.com/tac.

SFS Switch Data

Error Message    1, sfswitchdata, L3 Control and System VLAN configurations not applied 
on vethernet port. VMware Port[%d] DVPortGroup[%s]. L3 Control can be applied only 
on VMKernel port.

Explanation    This is a warning that L3 control portgroup is being applied on a non-vmknic port. This configuration is igored.

Recommended Action    Contact the Cisco Technical Assistance Center (TAC) through the Cisco Support web site http://www.cisco.com/tac.

SFVXLAN

Error Message    1, sfvxlan, Blocking Non VMKNIC port Veth%d with capability vxlan

Explanation    Blocking non VMKNIC port veth with capability vxlan.

Recommended Action    Contact the Cisco Technical Assistance Center (TAC) through the Cisco Support web site http://www.cisco.com/tac

VSS Net

Error Message    1, vssnet, %s: connect - Cannot add uplink %d. Max number of 
uplinks(%d) exceeded.

Explanation    Max #uplinks (32) have been exceeded.

Recommended Action    Contact the Cisco Technical Assistance Center (TAC) through the Cisco Support web site http://www.cisco.com/tac.

Error Message    1, vssnet, %s: connect - Cannot add virtual port %d. Max number of 
veths(%d) exceeded.

Explanation    ìMax #vethis (216) have been exceeded.

Recommended Action    Contact the Cisco Technical Assistance Center (TAC) through the Cisco Support web site http://www.cisco.com/tac.

Error Message    1, vssnet, %s: Failed setting MTU for VMW port wiht portID %d.\n.

Explanation    Failed setting MTU on uplink port.

Recommended Action    Contact the Cisco Technical Assistance Center (TAC) through the Cisco Support web site http://www.cisco.com/tac.

Error Message    5, vssnet, L3Control/ERSPAN: module %d vmknic created with ip address: 
%s

Explanation    A new L3Control/ERSPAN capable VMKNic is detected on the specified module, with the specified IP address.Recommended Action: No action.

Recommended Action    Contact the Cisco Technical Assistance Center (TAC) through the Cisco Support web site http://www.cisco.com/tac.

Error Message    5, vssnet, L3Control/ERSPAN: module %d vmknic ip address modified %s

Explanation    IP address of an L3Control/ERSPAN capable VMKNic is changed on the specified moduleRecommended Action: No action.

Recommended Action    Contact the Cisco Technical Assistance Center (TAC) through the Cisco Support web site http://www.cisco.com/tac.

Error Message    5, vssnet, L3Control/ERSPAN: module %d vmknic removed

Explanation    A L3Control/ERSPAN capable VMKNic is removed from the specified module.Recommended Action: If there is an L3Control or ERSPAN configuration on this module, a new VMKNic must be created for proper functioning.

Recommended Action    Contact the Cisco Technical Assistance Center (TAC) through the Cisco Support web site http://www.cisco.com/tac.

Error Message    3, "vssnet", PSEC/DIS_LOOP_DETECT: Veth%d: PSEC config is not 
supported when 'disable-loop-detect' is applied.

Explanation    PSEC configuration is not supported when disable-loop-detect is applied.

Recommended Action    Contact the Cisco Technical Assistance Center (TAC) through the Cisco Support web site http://www.cisco.com/tac

Error Message    3, vssnet, PVLAN/DIS_MAC_AUTO_LEARN: Veth%d: PVLAN config is not 
supported when 'mac auto-static-learn' is disabled.

Explanation    PVLAN configuration is not supported when mac auto-static-learn is disabled.

Recommended Action    Contact the Cisco Technical Assistance Center (TAC) through the Cisco Support web site http://www.cisco.com/tac

Error Message    3, vssnet, PVLAN/DIS_LOOP_DETECT: Veth%d: PVLAN config is not 
supported when 'disable-loop-detect' is applied.

Explanation    PVLAN configuration is not supported when disable-loop-detect is applied.

Recommended Action    Contact the Cisco Technical Assistance Center (TAC) through the Cisco Support web site http://www.cisco.com/tac

Error Message    3, vssnet, UUFB/DIS_MAC_AUTO_LEARN: Veth%d: UUFB config is not 
supported when 'mac auto-static-learn' is disabled.

Explanation    UUFB configuration is not supported when mac auto-static-learn is disabled.

Recommended Action    Contact the Cisco Technical Assistance Center (TAC) through the Cisco Support web site http://www.cisco.com/tac