PacketShaper 12000 fiber NIC unable to reliably negotiate networking speed
Affected products and versions
PacketWise prior to 8.6.5
In Packetwise 8.6.4 and earlier versions, the PacketShaper 12000 fiber-optic NIC has trouble negotiating speeds with certain devices. This is a short list of switches which may exhibit the fiber negotiation issue:
For these and other devices, generally the default mode does not result in network connectivity. However, if you change modes, you may be able to get these devices to work.
Fixed. Please see the Resolution section below.
The issue is resolved in PacketShaper 8.6.5 which was released on March 30, 2011. PacketShaper 8.6.5 can be downloaded from https://bto.bluecoat.com/download/product/32 . Please see the PacketShaper 8.6.5 release notes and search for bug 152755.
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