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Ethernet Fabric (VDX, CNA)

Posts: 47
Registered: ‎07-21-2009

6740 complatible transceivers


 I have a VDX6740 with a set of 8 10GB ports with sfp modules in them. When I try to online the interfaces, they down in admindown state and I get this message on the console.


2014/12/10-16:23:52, [NSM-1019], 681, SW/0 | Active | DCE, INFO,   Interface TenGigabitEthernet 1/0/1 is administratively up.
2014/12/10-16:23:53, [NSM-1028], 682, SW/0 | Active | DCE, ERROR,   Incompatible SFP transceiver for interface TenGigabitEthernet 1/0/1 is detected.
2014/12/10-16:23:53, [NSM-1020], 683, SW/0 | Active | DCE, INFO,   Interface TenGigabitEthernet 1/0/1 is administratively down


show sfp
Linecard Port    Type    Breakout Speed  
-------  ------- ------- -------  -------
0        49      QSFP    1x40G    40G    
0        50      QSFP    1x40G    40G    
0        51      QSFP    1x40G    40G    
0        52      QSFP    1x40G    40G    
0        1       SFP     n/a      10G    
0        2       SFP     n/a      10G




show interface tengigabitethernet 1/0/1
TenGigabitEthernet 1/0/1 is admin down, line protocol is down (admin down)
Hardware is Ethernet, address is 50eb.1a35.d862

show media interface tengigabitethernet 1/0/1
  Interface      TenGigabitEthernet 1/0/1
  Identifier     3    SFP
  Connector      7    LC
  Transceiver            540c404000000000  M5,M6 Short_dist
  Name           sw
  Encoding       1    8B10B


I am not sure if there is anything that I will need to do from a software config perspective or if we have the wrong sfps or wrong cable or what . Anybody has any ideas ?




New Contributor
Posts: 2
Registered: ‎01-22-2014

Re: 6740 complatible transceivers

Howdy Moeen,


can you provide the output of;

show media


show license


show dpod





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