netif.excesslinkinterrupts events

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netif.excessLinkInterrupts

Severity

ERROR

Description

This message occurs when excessive link status change interrupts occur on the network interface. One or two events might indicate a momentary glitch on the link, but many events might indicate a bad switch port, cable, or network interface card (NIC).

Corrective Action

Try using a different switch port and cable. If the problem persists, replace the NIC.

Syslog Message

Excessive link status change interrupts occurred on network interface %s.

Parameters

ifName (STRING): Name of the network interface; for example, "e8a".