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Oracle Solaris Administration: SAN Configuration and Multipathing     Oracle Solaris 11 Information Library
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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 (mpathadm)

5.  Configuring SAN Devices

6.  Configuring Virtual Fibre Channel Ports

7.  Configuring FCoE Ports

8.  Configuring SAS Domains

9.  Configuring IPFC SAN Devices

IPFC Considerations

Determining Fibre Channel Adapter Port Instances

How to Determine Port Instances

How to Create an IPFC Instance

Invoking and Configuring IPFC

How to Start a Network Interface Manually

How to Configure the Host for Automatic Network Configuration

10.  Booting the Solaris OS From Fibre Channel Devices on x86 Systems

11.  Persistent Binding for Tape Devices

A.  Manual Configuration for Fabric-Connected Devices

B.  Supported FC-HBA API

C.  Troubleshooting Multipathed Device Problems


Chapter 9

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: