Solaris[TM] 8 & 9 Fibre Channel (FC HBA) Storage Access - SAN Foundation Software (SFS) 4.4.X Installation Instructions (Doc ID 1006118.1)

Last updated on JUNE 29, 2016

Applies to:

Solaris Cluster - Version 3.1 to 3.1 [Release 3.1]
Solaris SPARC Operating System - Version 8 4/01 U4 to 9 9/05 HW U9 [Release 8.0 to 9.0]
Sun Storage SAN Foundation Software - Version 4.0 and later
Oracle Solaris on SPARC (32-bit)
Oracle Solaris on SPARC (64-bit)

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This document outlines the installation sequence of software to enable Fibre Channel (FC) access to storage devices.

Also Steps to configure Fibre Channel (FC) storage devices on Solaris 8 & 9 servers.

NOTE:
- If you only have Oracle/Sun Branded HBA hardware on server then you can only use Oracle/Sun HBA Drivers

- If you have mixture of Oracle/Sun Branded HBA hardware and NON-Oracle/Sun Branded HBA hardware, of same "Make" (ex: Oracle/Sun Branded Emulex & NON-Oracle/Sun Branded Emulex HBAs) on the same server, then it is HIGHLY recommended you only use Oracle/Sun HBA Drivers as well. Mixing both Drivers can be very difficult to supported by both Oracle and your NON-Oracle HBA support vendor.

- If you only have NON-Oracle/Sun Branded HBA hardware on server then it is HIGHLY recommended you choose to use either the native HBA Driver or the Oracle/Sun HBA Driver. If you choose to use the Oracle/Sun HBA Driver only then the NON-Oracle/Sun HBA Driver should be removed from server. Contact your NON-Oracle/Sun Branded HBA support vendor for assistance with removing NON-Oracle/Sun HBA Driver package.

- Keep in mind that our ability to troubleshoot NON-Oracle/Sun HBA Hardware using NON-Oracle/Sun HBA Drivers is very limited and we will normally refer you to your NON-Oracle/Sun Branded HBA support vendor for assistance.


Part 1: This document outlines the installation sequence of software to enable
Fibre Channel (FC) access to storage devices.

Part 2: Steps to configure Fibre Channel (FC) storage devices on Solaris 8 & 9
servers.

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