JavaScript is required to for searching.
Skip Navigation Links
Exit Print View
Oracle Solaris SAN Configuration and Multipathing Guide
search filter icon
search icon

Document Information


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


Adding SAN Devices

Adding and removing SAN devices requires knowledge of the following commands:

The cfgadm and cfgadm_fp commands are used most frequently to configure storage devices on a SAN. Refer to the appropriate man page for detailed instructions about how to use each command.

To Add a SAN Device

  1. Create the LUNs desired on the SAN device.
  2. If necessary, apply LUN masking for HBA control on the SAN device.
  3. Connect the storage device to the system.
  4. If necessary, create port-based or WWN zones on the switch on the SAN device.
  5. Run the fsck or newfs commands on the device, if used for file systems.
  6. Mount any existing file systems available on the storage device’s LUNs or disk groups.

    Note - You might need to run the fsck command to repair any errors in the LUNs listed in the /etc/vfstab file.