The alarm process (alarmd) was unable to connect to the chassis process (chassisd).

The problem related to this syslog message is described in the following sections:

The CONNECTION_CHASSISD_FAIL is logged every 30 failed attempts by the alarm process to connect to the chassis process.

When a CONNECTION_CHASSISD_FAIL event occurs, a syslog entry is created similar to the following:

The cause may be due to a software error or hardware failure. It might also be caused by faulty cabling between fabric ports on a multi-chassis platform , i.e. an SRX Chassis Cluster or TX Matrix (Plus).

Examine the following outputs to help determine the cause of this message:

Look for any related events that occurred with or just before the CONNECTION_CHASSISD_FAIL message.

The kind of conditions that cause this message often come with core-dumps. Also, review the output of show system core-dumps that were generated at or near the time of the message.

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