Bug ID 1048709: FCS errors between the switch and HSB

Last Modified: Nov 07, 2022

Bug Tracker

Affected Product:  See more info
BIG-IP TMOS(all modules)

Known Affected Versions:
15.1.0, 15.1.0.1, 15.1.0.2, 15.1.0.3, 15.1.0.4, 15.1.0.5, 15.1.1, 15.1.2, 15.1.2.1, 15.1.3, 15.1.3.1, 15.1.4, 15.1.4.1, 15.1.5, 15.1.5.1, 15.1.6, 15.1.6.1, 15.1.7

Fixed In:
15.1.8

Opened: Sep 22, 2021
Severity: 3-Major

Symptoms

There are cases where FCS errors occur between the switch and HSB. This can be observed in the snmp_dot3_stat stats table, following is an example: name fcs_errors ---- ---------- 10.1 19729052

Impact

Networking traffic can be impacted when this condition occurs.

Conditions

This requires a BIG-IP platform that has a switch and HSB.

Workaround

The device needs to be rebooted in order to clear the FCS errors.

Fix Information

The improvement adds the ability to trigger an High Availability (HA) action when FCS errors are detected on the switch <-> HSB interfaces on the B4450 platform.

Behavior Change