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Oracle Solaris SAN Configuration and Multipathing Guide
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1.  Product Overview

2.  Fibre Channel Configuration Overview

3.  Administering Multipathing Devices Through mpathadm Commands

4.  Configuring Multipathing Software

5.  Configuring SAN Devices

SAN Device Considerations

Adding SAN Devices

To Add a SAN Device

Configuring Fabric Boot Devices on SPARC

Boot Considerations

6.  Configuring SAS Domains

7.  Configuring IPFC SAN Devices

8.  Solaris 10 10/08 x86/x64 Fibre Channel Operating System Booting Procedure

9.  Persistent Binding for Tape Devices

A.  Manual Configuration for Fabric-Connected Devices

B.  Supported FC-HBA API

C.  Multipathing Troubleshooting


Chapter 5

Configuring SAN Devices

This chapter provides the high level overview of the steps used to configure SAN devices. In the Solaris 10 OS, FCAL, fabric, and point-to-point connected devices are made available to the host automatically. This feature differs from previous versions of the SAN Foundation software running on the Solaris 8 or the Solaris 9 OS. In those versions, manual configuration steps were required to achieve fabric-connected device availability on the host. To find out how to manually configure fabric-connected devices, refer to Appendix A, Manual Configuration for Fabric-Connected Devices.

The following topics are discussed: