When logging into the GUI, a message is displayed in a pink banner that PFS is inaccessible.
The PFS file system, which is used to store captured packet data is inaccessible or offline, usually due to a hardware failure.
This error message can be caused by several things, but most of the time it is due to some sort of hardware failure with the capture file system. Check the following things:
If you suspect there are hardware errors, please call Broadcom Support for further assistance. Have a CSR ready to send so that Support can perform a full analysis.