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SCOM 2012 – Cisco Catalyst 3750 Alert: Interface High Discard Rate

November 28, 2012

Recently is stumbled upon a problem when i started monitoring  a Cisco 3750 stack. The alerts came very frequently and with many:

Alert: Interface High Discard Rate
Source: PORT-4.18
Path: 00-1B-0D-6B-D2-40
Last modified by: System
Last modified time: 11/21/2012 11:13:56 PM Alert description: Interface PORT-4.18 has exceeded its discard rate. Use health explorer to further troubleshoot this issue.

When some investigation was done with the network supplier this turned out to be a known bug in this firmware version for the Cisco which was Version 12.2(40)SE. After upgrading this to Version 12.2(58)SE2 there are no more alerts.


From → System Center

  1. Fabian del CAmpo permalink


    How do you do to monitoring CISCO equipments?

    Best Regards,


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