Monthly Archives: September 2014

Cisco 6880 and 6800ia

Weird issue with 6880 running VSS and 6800ia’s not registering.

6880 config 

fex 120
description Core120-Stack
!
interface Port-channel120
switchport
switchport mode fex-fabric
fex associate 120
!
interface TenGigabitEthernet1/5/10
switchport
switchport mode fex-fabric
channel-group 120 mode on
!
interface TenGigabitEthernet2/5/10
switchport
switchport mode fex-fabric
channel-group 120 mode on

Error seen on the 6880 
%SATMGR-SW1-3-IMGCHECK_ERROR: Packaged image for FEX model C6800IA-48FPDR unknown: unable to check FEX 120 image

IOS version
sho ver
Cisco IOS Software, c6880x Software (c6880x-IPSERVICESK9-M), Version 15.1(2)SY2, RELEASE SOFTWARE (fc3)

sho fex 120 detail
FEX: 120 Description: Core110-stack state: registration
FEX version: 15.0(2)EX6
Extender Model: C6800IA-48FPDR, Extender Serial: Fxxxxx
FCP ready: no
Image Version Check: enforced
Fabric Portchannel Ports: 1
Fabric port for control traffic: Te1/5/10
Fabric interface state:
Po110 – Interface Up.
Te1/5/10 – Interface Up. state: bound
Te2/5/10 – Interface Up. state: tx

Solution:
Upgrade the 6880 code to:
sho ver
Cisco IOS Software, c6880x Software (c6880x-IPSERVICESK9-M), Version 15.1(2)SY3, RELEASE SOFTWARE (fc4)

sho fex 120 det
FEX: 120 Description: Core120-Stack state: online
FEX version: 15.0(2)EX6
Extender Model: C6800IA-48FPDR, Extender Serial: Fxxxxxxx
FCP ready: yes
Image Version Check: enforced
Fabric Portchannel Ports: 2
Fabric port for control traffic: Te2/5/10
Fabric interface state:
Po120 – Interface Up.
Te1/5/10 – Interface Up. state: bound
Te2/5/10 – Interface Up. state: bound

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