Oracle VM: dom0 Server Dropping Fiber Channel Paths To SAN And Multipath Dropping The LUN (Doc ID 2008008.1)

Last updated on NOVEMBER 13, 2015

Applies to:

Oracle VM - Version 3.2.8 and later
Linux x86-64

Symptoms

The Oracle VM server is configured as:

  1.  Emulex OCe11102-FX FV10.2.370.15 DV8.3.7.34.4p
  2. QLE2562 FW:v7.01.00 DVR:v8.06.00.14.39.0-k1
  3. Cisco Nexus 5000-Series FCoE Switch

SAN storage LUNs are dropped.  Examining the /var/log/messages system log shows a flood of:

The fiber channel ports are disabled until eventually none are left.

Cause

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