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Fibre Channel connectionDegraded on bl20 g3 and eva4000

Osama Odeh_1
Regular Advisor

Fibre Channel connectionDegraded on bl20 g3 and eva4000

We have
BL20 g3 servers with win2000
and these servers connected to EVA 4000
we have aproblem on one server
the application store database on EVA

some times conection lost to the Database
and when we check the system log on windows
we found event ID 1215 err

"
Fibre Channel Controller Status Change. The Fibre Channel Controller in Slot 1 has a new status of 5.
(Host controller status values: 1=other, 2=ok, 3=failed, 4=shutdown, 5=connectionDegraded, 6=connectionFailed)
"

any suggestion
thanks in adv
1 REPLY
Ozan GUNAYDIN
Frequent Advisor

Re: Fibre Channel connectionDegraded on bl20 g3 and eva4000


This can be a result of controller battery failure.
You can check HP system logs to find out if any errors of these type are available.

IF the controller battery is low, these errors can occur usually and cause system faults.