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Configuring Multipath Devices on RHEL6/OL6 (Doc ID 1538626.1)

Last updated on MAY 27, 2021

Applies to:

Linux OS - Version Oracle Linux 6.0 to Oracle Linux 6.4 [Release OL6 to OL6U4]
Oracle Cloud Infrastructure - Version N/A and later
Linux x86
Linux x86-64
Reviewed at 5th.June 2017


This article is intended for Oracle on Linux System Administrators who are using multipathed devices. The article is not intended as a complete multipath reference.

Examples were taken from a working system with the following configuration, but should work for later versions:


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In this Document
 Udev and Device Name Persistency
 Multipath and Udev
 Configuring non-raw multipath devices on RHEL6/OL6
 1. Use scsi_id to  Return Unique Device Identifiers
 1b. List all SCSI (Clusterware) devices
 1c. Obtain Clusterware device unique SCSI identifiers
 2. Configure Multipath for Persistent Naming of Clusterware Devices
 2a. Configure Multipathing
 2b. Verify Multipath Devices

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