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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

SAS Multipathing Considerations

Dynamic Discovery of SAS Devices

Configuring SAS Boot Devices

9.  Configuring IPFC SAN Devices

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


Dynamic Discovery of SAS Devices

Adding and removing SAS devices is performed dynamically when using the mpt driver. You are no longer required to edit the sd.conf file to enable your system to detect specific targets and LUNs attached with the mpt driver. For more information see mpt(7D) and mpt_sas(7D).

If you add or remove a device in your SAS domain, messages are written to the /var/adm/messages file indicating presence or removal. If a device has been added, it is visible to and available by the format command.