Portserver II Frame Relay Trace Samples

Typing the following command will give live frame relay communication tracing:
#> set trace state=on mode=concurrent mask=frame:debug

The following command will turn off the tracing (this can be typed while trace data is scrolling):
#> set trace state=off

Successful Frame Link Response

This is a sample of a successful frame relay communication link:
11:30:13 Frame DEBG: Port 16 received frame
11:30:13 Frame INFO: LCB on port 16 received LMI frame
11:30:13 Frame DEBG: received Report Type IE
11:30:13 Frame DEBG: Link Integrity message
11:30:13 Frame DEBG: received Link Integrity IE
11:30:23 Frame INFO: LMI on port 16 waiting for Link Integrity Status Response
11:30:23 Frame DEBG: Port 16 received frame
11:30:23 Frame INFO: LCB on port 16 received LMI frame

Wrong LMI Response

The LMI setting is assigned by your service provider.
This is a sample of an incorrect LMI setting:
11:34:33 Frame WARN: LMI on port 16 fault event: status response not received
11:34:33 Frame CRIT: LMI on port 16 in error: data traffic stopped
11:34:33 Frame DEBG: N393 = 0 N392 = 0
11:34:33 Frame INFO: LMI on port 16 waiting for Full Status Response
11:34:43 Frame WARN: LMI on port 16 fault event: status response not received
11:34:43 Frame DEBG: N393 = 1 N392 = 1
11:34:43 Frame INFO: LMI on port 16 waiting for Full Status Response
11:34:53 Frame WARN: LMI on port 16 fault event: status response not received
11:34:53 Frame DEBG: N393 = 2 N392 = 2

Wrong DLCI Response

The DLCI setting is assigned by your service provider.
This is a sample of an incorrect DLCI setting:
11:45:23 WAN CRIT: framein:ioctl failed
11:45:24 Frame WARN: new frame relay open
11:45:24 WAN CRIT: framein:ioctl failed
11:45:25 Frame WARN: new frame relay open
11:45:25 WAN CRIT: framein:ioctl failed
11:45:26 Frame WARN: new frame relay open
11:45:26 WAN CRIT: framein:ioctl failed
11:45:27 Frame WARN: new frame relay open
11:45:27 WAN CRIT: framein:ioctl failed
11:45:28 Frame WARN: new frame relay open
11:45:28 WAN CRIT: framein:ioctl failed
11:45:29 Frame WARN: new frame relay open
11:45:29 WAN CRIT: framein:ioctl failed
11:45:29 Frame INFO: LMI on port 16 waiting for Link Integrity Status Response
11:45:29 Frame DEBG: Port 16 received frame
11:45:29 Frame INFO: LCB on port 16 received LMI frame
11:45:29 Frame DEBG: received Report Type IE
11:45:29 Frame DEBG: Link Integrity message
11:45:29 Frame DEBG: received Link Integrity IE

Remote CSU/DSU Problem Response

This is a sample of a remote CSU/DSU not communicating properly:
11:57:39 Frame WARN: LMI on port 16 fault event: status response not received
11:57:39 Frame CRIT: LMI on port 16 in error: data traffic stopped
11:57:39 Frame DEBG: N393 = 0 N392 = 0
11:57:39 Frame INFO: LMI on port 16 waiting for Full Status Response
11:57:49 Frame WARN: LMI on port 16 fault event: status response not received
11:57:49 Frame DEBG: N393 = 1 N392 = 1
11:57:49 Frame INFO: LMI on port 16 waiting for Full Status Response
11:57:59 Frame WARN: LMI on port 16 fault event: status response not received
11:57:59 Frame DEBG: N393 = 2 N392 = 2
11:57:59 Frame INFO: LMI on port 16 waiting for Full Status Response
11:58:09 Frame WARN: LMI on port 16 fault event: status response not received

Host CSU/DSU Problem Response:

This is a sample of a host CSU/DSU not communicating properly:
13:16:59 Frame INFO: LMI on port 16 waiting for Full Status Response
**************** 5 messages dropped ****************
13:17:09 Frame INFO: LMI on port 16 waiting for Link Integrity Status Response
**************** 5 messages dropped ****************
13:17:19 Frame INFO: LMI on port 16 waiting for Link Integrity Status Response
**************** 5 messages dropped ****************
13:17:29 Frame INFO: LMI on port 16 waiting for Link Integrity Status Response
**************** 5 messages dropped ****************
13:17:39 Frame INFO: LMI on port 16 waiting for Link Integrity Status Response
**************** 5 messages dropped ****************
13:17:40 Frame DEBG: Port 16 received frame
13:17:40 Frame INFO: frame in error: unspecified error
13:17:49 Frame INFO: LMI on port 16 waiting for Link Integrity Status Response
**************** 5 messages dropped ****************

CIR Mismatch Response

This speed setting is assigned by your service provider.
 This is a sample of an incorrect CIR setting:
13:16:59 Frame INFO: LMI on port 16 waiting for Full Status Response
**************** 5 messages dropped ****************
13:17:09 Frame INFO: LMI on port 16 waiting for Link Integrity Status Response
**************** 5 messages dropped ****************
13:17:19 Frame INFO: LMI on port 16 waiting for Link Integrity Status Response
**************** 5 messages dropped ****************
13:17:29 Frame INFO: LMI on port 16 waiting for Link Integrity Status Response
**************** 5 messages dropped ****************
13:17:39 Frame INFO: LMI on port 16 waiting for Link Integrity Status Response
**************** 5 messages dropped ****************
13:17:40 Frame DEBG: Port 16 received frame
13:17:40 Frame INFO: frame in error: unspecified error
13:17:49 Frame INFO: LMI on port 16 waiting for Link Integrity Status Response
**************** 5 messages dropped ****************

Bad Cabling

Specific cabling is required.
This is a sample of bad cabling or bent pins on the connector:
15:21:49 Frame CRIT: LMI on port 16 in error: data traffic stopped
15:27:46 Frame DEBG: Port 16 received frame
15:27:46 Frame INFO: LCB on port 16 received LMI frame
15:27:46 Frame INFO: LMI bad message type
15:27:49 Frame INFO: LMI on port 16 waiting for Link Integrity Status Response
15:27:49 Frame DEBG: Port 16 received frame
15:27:49 Frame INFO: LCB on port 16 received LMI frame
15:27:49 Frame DEBG: received Report Type IE
15:27:49 Frame DEBG: Link Integrity message
15:27:49 Frame DEBG: received Link Integrity IE
15:27:56 Frame DEBG: Port 16 received frame
15:27:56 Frame INFO: LCB on port 16 received LMI frame
15:27:56 Frame INFO: LMI bad message type
15:27:59 Frame INFO: LMI on port 16 waiting for Link Integrity Status Response
15:27:59 Frame DEBG: Port 16 received frame
15:27:59 Frame INFO: LCB on port 16 received LMI frame
15:27:59 Frame DEBG: received Report Type IE
15:27:59 Frame DEBG: Link Integrity message
15:27:59 Frame DEBG: received Link Integrity IE
15:28:06 Frame DEBG: Port 16 received frame
15:28:06 Frame INFO: LCB on port 16 received LMI frame
Last updated: Aug 08, 2017

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