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OLVM: Understanding "iSCSI Mulitipathing" Tab in OLVM Admin Portal (Doc ID 2724610.1)

Last updated on OCTOBER 01, 2021

Applies to:

Linux OS - Version Oracle Linux 7.8 and later
Linux x86-64

Goal

It is very common to see confusion about iSCSI Multipathing in OLVM/oVirt admin portal, relevant questions in this regard could be

How to enable iSCSI multipath in OLVM?
Is iSCSI multipath broken in OLVM? 
Why VDSM always tries to connect iSCSI nic on KVM host to the iSCSI storage network portal in physically separated network?
My storage domain keeps getting down when I enable iSCSI multipath.
How to configure multipath policies in OLVM admin portal?

This note aims to answer these questions and explain what the iSCSI multipathing is for in OLVM admin portal.  

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In this Document
Goal
Solution
 Basics
 iSCSI Multipath in OLVM
 Howto
 Prerequisites
 Procedure
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