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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

6.  Configuring SAS Domains

7.  Configuring IPFC SAN Devices

IPFC Considerations

Determining Fibre Channel Adapter Port Instances

To Determine Port Instances

To Plumb an IPFC Instance

Invoking and Configuring IPFC

To Start a Network Interface Manually

To Configure the Host for Automatic Plumbing Upon Reboot

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 7

Configuring IPFC SAN Devices

Configuring Internet Protocol over Fibre Channel (IPFC) on the host system describes host recognition of IPFC devices and implementation of IP over FC in a SAN. The IPFC driver is based on RFC 2625 and allows IP traffic to run over FC.

This chapter contains the following topics: