How to choose an Initiator Host Type for Sun Storage[TM] 6000 and Sun StorageTek[TM] 2500 Arrays (Doc ID 1003750.1)

Last updated on MAY 12, 2017

Applies to:

Sun Storage Common Array Manager (CAM) - Version 5.0 and later
Sun Storage 6140 Array - Version All Versions to All Versions [Release All Releases]
Sun Storage 6780 Array - Version All Versions to All Versions [Release All Releases]
Sun Storage 6580 Array - Version All Versions to All Versions [Release All Releases]
Sun Storage 6130 Array - Version All Versions to All Versions [Release All Releases]
All Platforms

Goal

Choice of initiator Host Type affects the behavior of the array's reaction to I/O requests to volumes. The correct host type must be selected to ensure proper host communication to the array.  Failure to choose the correct host type can potentially result in, and not limited to, undesired I/O issues and unexpected multipathing software behavior.

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