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Nexus 5596 L3 SVI Interface not coming up



i have a nexus 5596 where the SIV will not come up. Some logs are as below. Any help will be appreciated.





sh ip int br
IP Interface Status for VRF "default"(1)
Interface            IP Address      Interface Status
Vlan175          protocol-down/link-down/admin-up  
NXSRAGG02# sh version 
Cisco Nexus Operating System (NX-OS) Software
TAC support:
Copyright (c) 2002-2014, Cisco Systems, Inc. All rights reserved.
The copyrights to certain works contained herein are owned by
other third parties and are used and distributed under license.
Some parts of this software are covered under the GNU Public
License. A copy of the license is available at

  BIOS:      version 3.6.0
  loader:    version N/A
  kickstart: version 5.2(1)N1(7)
  system:    version 5.2(1)N1(7)
  power-seq: Module 1: version v5.0
             Module 2: version v1.0
  uC:        version v1.0.0.2
  SFP uC:    Module 1: v1.1.0.0
  BIOS compile time:       05/09/2012
  kickstart image file is: bootflash:///n5000-uk9-kickstart.5.2.1.N1.7.bin
  kickstart compile time:  2/4/2014 23:00:00 [02/05/2014 08:58:28]
  system image file is:    bootflash:///n5000-uk9.5.2.1.N1.7.bin
  system compile time:     2/4/2014 23:00:00 [02/05/2014 11:27:58]

  cisco Nexus5596 Chassis ("O2 48X10GE/Modular Supervisor")
  Intel(R) Xeon(R) CPU         with 8263828 kB of memory.
  Processor Board ID FOC17515MFL

  Device name: NXSRAGG02
  bootflash:    2007040 kB

Kernel uptime is 0 day(s), 0 hour(s), 56 minute(s), 50 second(s)

Last reset at 578014 usecs after  Wed Aug 26 08:56:11 2009

  Reason: Reset Requested by CLI command reload
  System version: 5.2(1)N1(7)

  Core Plugin, Ethernet Plugin


NXSRAGG02# sh module 
Mod Ports Module-Type                       Model                  Status
--- ----- --------------------------------- ---------------------- ------------
1   48    O2 48X10GE/Modular Supervisor     N5K-C5596UP-SUP        active *
2   0     O2 GEM with L3 ASIC               N55-M160L3             ok

Mod  Sw              Hw      World-Wide-Name(s) (WWN)
---  --------------  ------  --------------------------------------------------
1    5.2(1)N1(7)     1.0     --
2    5.2(1)N1(7)     1.0     --

Mod  MAC-Address(es)                         Serial-Num
---  --------------------------------------  ----------
1    002a.6a9c.2408 to 002a.6a9c.2437         FOC17515MFL
2    0000.0000.0000 to 0000.0000.000f         FOC17460D18


NXSRAGG02# sh license usage 
Feature                      Ins  Lic   Status Expiry Date Comments
FCOE_NPV_PKG                  No    -   Unused             -
FM_SERVER_PKG                 No    -   Unused             -
ENTERPRISE_PKG                No    -   Unused             -
FC_FEATURES_PKG               No    -   Unused             -
VMFEX_FEATURE_PKG             No    -   Unused             -
ENHANCED_LAYER2_PKG           No    -   Unused             -
LAN_BASE_SERVICES_PKG         Yes   -   In use Never       -
LAN_ENTERPRISE_SERVICES_PKG   Yes   -   Unused Never       -

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New Member

Hi  Not sure how you are



Not sure how you are saying the interface is not up.


Can you check the show interface status of the VLAN.

Also suggest you to have atleast a interface assigned to this VLAN


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Hi Tilak, I have created the

Hi Tilak,


I have created the L2 VLAN. The outputs as follows


NXSRAGG02# sh interface vlan 175
Vlan175 is down, line protocol is down
  Hardware is EtherSVI, address is  002a.6a9c.2441
  Internet Address is
  MTU 1500 bytes, BW 1000000 Kbit, DLY 10 usec

NXSRAGG02# sh vl br

VLAN Name                             Status    Ports
---- -------------------------------- --------- -------------------------------
1    default                          active    Po2, Po3, Eth1/1, Eth1/2
                                                Eth1/3, Eth1/4, Eth1/5, Eth1/6
                                                Eth1/7, Eth1/8, Eth1/9, Eth1/10
                                                Eth1/14, Eth1/17, Eth1/18
                                                Eth1/19, Eth1/20, Eth1/21
                                                Eth1/22, Eth1/23, Eth1/24
                                                Eth1/25, Eth1/26, Eth1/27
                                                Eth1/28, Eth1/29, Eth1/30
                                                Eth1/31, Eth1/32, Eth1/33
                                                Eth1/34, Eth1/35, Eth1/36
                                                Eth1/37, Eth1/38, Eth1/39
                                                Eth1/40, Eth1/41, Eth1/42
                                                Eth1/43, Eth1/44, Eth1/45
                                                Eth1/46, Eth1/47, Eth1/48
175  SERVER-VLAN1                     active    Po2, Eth1/29, Eth1/30, Eth1/31
                                                Eth1/32, Eth1/45, Eth1/46
                                                Eth1/47, Eth1/48
176  SERVER-VLAN2                     active    Po2, Eth1/29, Eth1/30, Eth1/31
                                                Eth1/32, Eth1/45, Eth1/46
                                                Eth1/47, Eth1/48
200  Management                       active    Po2, Eth1/29, Eth1/30, Eth1/31
                                                Eth1/32, Eth1/45, Eth1/46
                                                Eth1/47, Eth1/48

New Member

Hi Tilak,It is okay now. The

Hi Tilak,

It is okay now. The peer link was not configured as a trunk. That is why it wasnt coming up.

Thanks & Regards,


New Member

 Hi PhilipGood to know !!   


Hi Philip

Good to know !!




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