Unable to Create Physical Volume: Device /dev/mappper/mpath25 Not Found (or Ignored By Filtering)

(Doc ID 2102981.1)

Last updated on MARCH 08, 2017

Applies to:

Linux OS - Version Oracle Linux 5.8 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.


When trying to create physical volume , getting the below error

# pvcreate /dev/mappper/mpath25
Device /dev/mappper/mpath25 not found (or ignored by filtering).

The issue can be reproduced at will with the following steps:
1. # pvcreate /dev/mappper/mpath25


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