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Registered: ‎07-01-2009

Port status marginal

portstatsclear  has been issued to clear all errors but  still ports are being displayed as Marginal

Is there command to make this port healthy ( This errror was  caused due to known device issues which has been replaced)

thanks

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SwitchState:    MARGINAL
Duration:       3027:39

Power supplies monitor  HEALTHY
Temperatures monitor    HEALTHY
Fans monitor            HEALTHY
Flash monitor           HEALTHY
Marginal ports monitor  MARGINAL
Faulty ports monitor    HEALTHY
Missing SFPs monitor    HEALTHY


Port 012  is MARGINAL
Port 013  is MARGINAL
Port 014  is MARGINAL
Port 015  is MARGINAL

##########

> fwportdetailshow --p 12

Port Exception report

                             --------Port-Errors------------ -----SFP-Errors----
Port# Type  State   Dur(H:M) LFA LSY LSI PER INW CRC PSC BLP STM SRX STX SCU SVO
--------------------------------------------------------------------------------
012      F  MARGINAL  999:99   x   x   -   -   -   -   -   -   -   -   -   -   -

> fwportdetailshow --p 13

Port Exception report

                             --------Port-Errors------------ -----SFP-Errors----
Port# Type  State   Dur(H:M) LFA LSY LSI PER INW CRC PSC BLP STM SRX STX SCU SVO
--------------------------------------------------------------------------------
013      F  MARGINAL  999:99   x   x   -   -   -   -   -   -   -   -   -   -   -

> fwportdetailshow --p 14

Port Exception report

                             --------Port-Errors------------ -----SFP-Errors----
Port# Type  State   Dur(H:M) LFA LSY LSI PER INW CRC PSC BLP STM SRX STX SCU SVO
--------------------------------------------------------------------------------
014      F  MARGINAL  999:99   x   x   -   -   -   -   -   -   -   -   -   -   -

#####portshow 12

LE domain: 0
FC Fastwrite: OFF
Interrupts:        0          Link_failure: 0          Frjt:         0         
Unknown:           0          Loss_of_sync: 0          Fbsy:         0         
Lli:               0          Loss_of_sig:  0         
Proc_rqrd:         2804       Protocol_err: 0         
Timed_out:         0          Invalid_word: 0         
Rx_flushed:        0          Invalid_crc:  0         
Tx_unavail:        0          Delim_err:    0         
Free_buffer:       0          Address_err:  0         
Overrun:           0          Lr_in:        0         
Suspended:         0          Lr_out:       0         
Parity_err:        0          Ols_in:       0         
2_parity_err:      0          Ols_out:      0 

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Re: Port status marginal

check the "switchstatuspolicyshow" command

TechHelp24
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Registered: ‎07-01-2009

Re: Port status marginal

This output from another switch; the err count has not increased over period of time

HOW do i make  the status to Healthy ; thanks for your help

## switchstatuspolicyshow

The current overall switch status policy parameters:
                   Down    Marginal
----------------------------------
     PowerSupplies    3           0
      Temperatures    2           1
              Fans    2           1
               WWN    0           1
                CP    0           1
             Blade    0           1
         CoreBlade    0           1
             Flash    0           1
     MarginalPorts    2           1
       FaultyPorts    2           1
       MissingSFPs    0           0

> switchstatusshow
Switch Health Report                        Report time: 09/01/2009 04:00:38 PM
Switch Name:  
IP address:     
SwitchState:    MARGINAL
Duration:       227:35

Power supplies monitor  HEALTHY
Temperatures monitor    HEALTHY
Fans monitor            HEALTHY
WWN servers monitor     HEALTHY
Standby CP monitor      HEALTHY
Blades monitor          HEALTHY
Core Blades monitor     HEALTHY
Flash monitor           HEALTHY
Marginal ports monitor  MARGINAL
Faulty ports monitor    HEALTHY
Missing SFPs monitor    HEALTHY

Port 001  is MARGINAL

###portstatsshow 1/1
stat_wtx                1533950209  4-byte words transmitted
stat_wrx                965902572   4-byte words received
stat_ftx                15410886    Frames transmitted
stat_frx                9338130     Frames received
stat_c2_frx             0           Class 2 frames received
stat_c3_frx             9338130     Class 3 frames received
stat_lc_rx              0           Link control frames received
stat_mc_rx              0           Multicast frames received
stat_mc_to              0           Multicast timeouts
stat_mc_tx              0           Multicast frames transmitted
tim_rdy_pri             0           Time R_RDY high priority
tim_txcrd_z             5450        Time TX Credit Zero (2.5Us ticks)
time_txcrd_z_vc  0- 3:  0           0           0           5450     
time_txcrd_z_vc  4- 7:  0           0           0           0        
time_txcrd_z_vc  8-11:  0           0           0           0        
time_txcrd_z_vc 12-15:  0           0           0           0        
er_enc_in               0           Encoding errors inside of frames
er_crc                  0           Frames with CRC errors
er_trunc                0           Frames shorter than minimum
er_toolong              0           Frames longer than maximum
er_bad_eof              0           Frames with bad end-of-frame
er_enc_out              3           Encoding error outside of frames
er_bad_os               1           Invalid ordered set
er_c3_timeout           0           Class 3 frames discarded due to timeout
er_c3_dest_unreach      0           Class 3 frames discarded due to destination unreachable
er_other_discard        0           Other discards
er_type1_miss           0           frames with FTB type 1 miss
er_type2_miss           0           frames with FTB type 2 miss
er_type6_miss           0           frames with FTB type 6 miss
er_zone_miss            0           frames with hard zoning miss
er_lun_zone_miss        0           frames with LUN zoning miss
er_crc_good_eof         0           Crc error with good eof
er_inv_arb              0           Invalid ARB
open                    0           loop_open
transfer                0           loop_transfer
opened                  0           FL_Port opened
starve_stop             0           tenancies stopped due to starvation
fl_tenancy              0           number of times FL has the tenancy
nl_tenancy              0           number of times NL has the tenancy
zero_tenancy            0           zero tenancy

##portshow 1/1


LE domain: 0
FC Fastwrite: OFF
Interrupts:        0          Link_failure: 0          Frjt:         0         
Unknown:           0          Loss_of_sync: 1          Fbsy:         0         
Lli:               6          Loss_of_sig:  1         
Proc_rqrd:         2391       Protocol_err: 0         
Timed_out:         0          Invalid_word: 3         
Rx_flushed:        0          Invalid_crc:  0         
Tx_unavail:        0          Delim_err:    0         
Free_buffer:       0          Address_err:  0         
Overrun:           0          Lr_in:        0         
Suspended:         0          Lr_out:       0         
Parity_err:        0          Ols_in:       0         
2_parity_err:      0          Ols_out:      0         
CMI_bus_err:       0

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