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Oracle Solaris Administration: SAN Configuration and Multipathing     Oracle Solaris 11 Information Library
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1.  Solaris I/0 Multipathing Overview

2.  Fibre Channel Multipathing Configuration Overview

3.  Configuring Solaris I/O Multipathing Features

4.  Administering Multipathing Devices (mpathadm)

5.  Configuring SAN Devices

6.  Configuring Virtual Fibre Channel Ports

7.  Configuring FCoE Ports

What is FCoE?

Limitations of FCoE

Configuring FCoE Ports

How to Create an FCoE Port

How to Delete an FCoE Port

How to Display FCoE Port Status

How to Force a FCoE Port Reinitialization

Configuring FCoE Hardware Offload

8.  Configuring SAS Domains

9.  Configuring IPFC SAN Devices

10.  Booting the Solaris OS From Fibre Channel Devices on x86 Systems

11.  Persistent Binding for Tape Devices

A.  Manual Configuration for Fabric-Connected Devices

B.  Supported FC-HBA API

C.  Troubleshooting Multipathed Device Problems


Limitations of FCoE

The Solaris FCoE initiator is a pure software implementation that is designed to work with normal Ethernet controllers. However, you must comply with the following limitations of Solaris FCoE implementations:

FCoE is not supported on all hardware. FCoE works with Ethernet controllers that support 802.3x PAUSE and jumbo frames, and have a GLDv3 driver.