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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

5.  Configuring Fabric-Connected Devices

6.  Configuring Solaris iSCSI Initiators

7.  Configuring Virtual Fibre Channel Ports

8.  Configuring FCoE Ports

9.  Configuring SAS Domains

10.  Configuring IPFC SAN Devices

11.  Booting the Oracle Solaris OS From Fibre Channel Devices on x86 Based Systems

12.  Persistent Binding for Tape Devices

A.  Manual Configuration for Fabric-Connected Devices

Manually Configuring FC Devices

How to Manually Configure a FC Device

Configuring Fabric Device Nodes

Ensuring That LUN Level Information Is Visible

How to Ensure LUN Level Information is Visible

How to Detect Visible Fabric Devices on a System

Configuring Device Nodes Without Multipathing Enabled

How to Manually Configure an FC Device Without Multipathing

How to Configure Multiple FC Devices Without Multipathing

Configuring Device Nodes With Solaris Multipathing Enabled

How to Configure Individual Multipathed FC Devices

How to Configure Multiple Multipathed FC Devices

Unconfiguring Fabric Devices

Unconfiguring a Fabric Device

How to Manually Unconfigure a FC Device

How to Unconfigure All FC Devices on a FC Host Port

How to Unconfigure a Multipathed FC Device

How to Unconfigure One Path to a Multipathed FC Device

How to Unconfigure All Multipathed FC Devices

B.  Supported FC-HBA API

C.  Troubleshooting Multipathed Device Problems


Configuring Device Nodes With Solaris Multipathing Enabled

This section describes how to perform fabric device configuration steps on a system that has the multipathing features enabled.

The devices attached to the fabric-connected host port are not configured by default and so are not available to the system. Use the cfgadm configure and cfgadm unconfigure commands to manage device node creation for fabric devices. For more information, see cfgadm_fp(1M). The procedures in this section illustrate steps to detect fabric devices that are visible on a system and to configure them as multipathing devices to make them available to the system.

The device information that you supply, and that is displayed by the cfgadm command, depends on your system configuration.