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Error: Port mirroring failed. There was an error configuring the ports or the hardware does not support this configuration

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TitleError: Port mirroring failed. There was an error configuring the ports or the hardware does not support this configuration
Symptoms
Error: Port mirroring failed. There was an error configuring the ports or the hardware does not support this configuration
Environment
  • VDX6710/6720
  • NOS4.1.x
Cause
Inter-ASIC port mirroring is not allowed on the Brocade VDX 6720-60. (VDX6710)
Resolution

Choose source and destination port on the same ASIC

VDX 6710 -consists of 3 eAnvil ASIC:
eAnvil0 1-14
eAnvil1 15-27
eAnvil2 28-48

VDX 6720-24 -consists of a single eAnvil2 ASIC:
eAnvil0 1-12; 13-24

VDX 6720-60 -consists of 9 eAnvil2 ASICs: Six front end and three back end:
eAnvil1 1-10
eAnvil2 11-20
eAnvil3 21-30
eAnvil4 31-40
eAnvil5 41-50
eAnvil6 51-60

 

VDX(config)# monitor session 1
VDX(config-session-1)# source gigabitethernet 1/0/6 destination gigabitethernet 1/0/15 direction both
% Error: Port mirroring failed. There was an error configuring the ports or the hardware does not support this configuration.

VDX(config)# monitor session 1
VD7(config-session-1)# source gigabitethernet 1/0/6 destination gigabitethernet 1/0/5 direction both
2020/04/24-23:52:24, [NSM-1034], 1601, DCE, INFO, VDX7, Session 1 configuration is added.
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