I have a tiny network with 2 R600s in Unleashed mode. Last night, I upgraded to the latest (18.104.22.168.339) that apparently came out about a week ago. Multiple times after that, I'm seeing "heartbeats lost" messages.
Looking at the switch ports, I'm not losing link - the last up/down of the links was the reboot after the upgrade.
Also weird is that this is a 2 AP setup, and there are reports for both APs. How does an AP lose a heartbeat from itself?
We have multiple sites seeing this, even with the latest firmware. One is ready to just swap out Ruckus for another vendor as this event seems to interrupt access.
All sites we upgraded from 200.6 to 200.7 show some variation of this "heartbeat loss" error when they did not previously, so I am not suspecting cabling problems (although we have tested cables at these locations).
I don't think Ruckus is interested in addressing this problem especially for older AP models. I believe the documentation for the 200.7 firmware states that this will be the last firmware update for some of the older models.
However, on the bright side, it does seem that at least in my case, over time the heartbeat loss error is happening less and less frequently. I checked the logs on my APs and the last heartbeat loss error was on September 1st, and prior to that on July 22nd. This is in contrast to heartbeat loss errors every few hours after I first updated to 200.7.
Dang, the R-600 is now outdated? I mean is there a huge difference between this and an R-610?
Anyhow, as I suspected this is absolutely looking a bug in the firmware. I downgraded a site from the latest 200.7 release to the latest 200.6 release and the following things have happened since then:
The slave unit has stopped rebooting itself nightly (we tested the cable multiple times, swapped POE injectors prior to this).
The "hearbeat lost" both from the slave and from the master to itself have not happened yet (17 hours so far, would normally see this 4-5 times a day at least)
The client had issues with occasional drops, which I think happened concurrent with the "heartbeat lost" messages
I think we bought a contract for this location today, any tips for getting an actual resolution on this when we open a ticket? I can't keep these on 200.6 forever...
I’ve got the same issue with a pair of R500s. The heartbeat issue just started about a month or so ago. It sounds like the solution is to back rev them to 200.6. I did confirm that I’m on 200.7. I’m not sure how to back-rev them. Any hints?