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How to Set up Multipath Configuration so When Multipath Devices Lost Path(s) Connectivity, I/O Queued Instead of Failing Path(s) (Doc ID 1629825.1)

Last updated on FEBRUARY 01, 2019

Applies to:

Linux OS - Version Oracle Linux 6.0 to Oracle Linux 6.4 [Release OL6 to OL6U4]
Linux OS - Version Oracle Linux 5.0 to Oracle Linux 5.10 [Release OL5 to OL5U10]
Oracle Cloud Infrastructure - Version N/A and later
Linux x86-64
Linux x86

Goal

 Sometimes multipath devices path(s) can lose connectivity (which might caused by, e.g. FC switch port corruption, LUNs in storage system went offline, server HBA hardware failure, etc.). How can we set up the multipath configuration to queue I/O  rather than failing path(s) of multipath devices.

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