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New Contributor
Posts: 2
Registered: ‎06-13-2011

Port Error on 5300

Hi Guys,

I see there is a port failure on one of my 5300 model switch. What would be the probable reason. Pls help me

Switcshow Info :  36  36   042400   id    N8   Mod_Inv     FC  "Speed Mismatch / Incompatible Vendor"

Pl let me know if any futher info required

Super Contributor
Posts: 635
Registered: ‎04-12-2010

Re: Port Error on 5300

It looks like a wrong SFP.

Brocade allows only Brocade certified SFPs.

If you have an HP branded switch you need HP branded SFPs.

Check with sfpshow commad the Vendor and model and compare it with a working SFP.

If the SFP vendor is OK check you speed settings.

I hope this helps,

Andreas

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Posts: 2
Registered: ‎06-13-2011

Re: Port Error on 5300

Hi Andreas,

Many a Thanks.. Seems you are 100% right.. I can see the mismatch.. Great to see quick reply from you.

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