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Friendly Names in Oracle Linux 7 Multipathing Devices (Doc ID 2214221.1)

Last updated on AUGUST 04, 2018

Applies to:

Linux OS - Version Oracle Linux 7.0 and later
Linux x86-64
Linux x86


On a new installation, the vendor devices are unable to be showed by friendly names after added the option in the default section at /etc/multipath.conf.

The server is still showing the devices with the World Wide Identifier (WWID).

In this example, the value "user_friendly_names yes" was added in the /etc/multipath.conf.



During initial configuration of new multipath devices and after set the user_friendly_names option in the default section, the server is unable to see the devices with the friendly name. 


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