System Administration Guide: Virtualization Using the Solaris Operating System

How to Configure NPIV for Hypervisor Use

This procedure uses the fcinfo command described in fcinfo(1M).

  1. Identify the FibreChannel HBAs that will be used. If migration will be supported, the HBAs must be identified. The fcinfo command can be used to list the Port WWN.

  2. Create NPIV ports in the Dom0 control domain.

  3. View devices by usingfcinfo in dom0. Verify that they are visible in the respective guest domains.