Root-cause problems for OSPFInterface lists the root-cause problems that are diagnosed for OSPFInterface.

Table 1. Root-cause problems for OSPFInterface




This interface or its associated physical interface is administratively down (manually disabled), and at least one OSPF adjacency on this interface is reporting an improper state. This problem prevents neighbor relationships from forming on this interface.


This interface is operationally down when two or more OSPF neighbor relationships exist on this interface and all of them are down.

To prevent Network Protocol Manager for OSPF from notifying Disabled root-cause problems, you set the AdminDownFlag parameter in the ospf.conf file. The VMware Smart Assurance Network Protocol Manager Configuration Guide provides directions on setting this variable.