IP Network Multipathing Administration Guide

Configuring the Multipathing Configuration File

The multipathing /etc/default/mpathd configuration file contains three parameters that you can adjust for your configuration requirements:

See "Multipathing Configuration File" for a description of these parameters.

How to Configure the Multipathing Configuration File

  1. Become superuser.

  2. Edit the /etc/default/mpathd and change the default value of one or more of the three parameters using one or more of the following sub-steps.

    1. Type the new value for the FAILURE_DETECTION_TIME parameter.

    2. Type the new value for the FAILBACK parameter.

      FAILBACK=[yes | no]
    3. Type the new value for the TRACK_INTERFACES_ONLY_WITH_GROUPS parameter.

  3. On a command line, type the following command.

    # pkill -HUP in.mpathd