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Troubleshooting Fibre Channel Devices from the Solaris Operating System (Doc ID 1009557.1)

Last updated on OCTOBER 05, 2022

Applies to:

Sun Storage T3 Array - Version Not Applicable and later
Sun Storage T3+ Array - Version Not Applicable and later
Sun Storage 3511 SATA Array - Version Not Applicable and later
Solaris Operating System - Version 8 6/00 U1 and later
Sun Storage 6920 System - Version Not Applicable and later
All Platforms



This document assumes that there is a problem with a Fibre Channel device path from Solaris and will address the required troubleshooting steps. The information contained in this document does not address SCSI devices.

In order to provide you the most accurate fix, please validate that each statement under the symptoms below is true for your environment. These symptoms will hyperlink you into a relevant content that will:

1) tell you how to validate the listed symptom
2) tell you how to fix the symptom if it is true for your environment.

The listed symptoms are ordered in the most appropriate sequence to isolate the issue and be certain about the related fix. Please do not skip a step.


- Device disappeared

- Device offline

-Can not see device in format

-Can not see device with luxadm commands

-Link errors

Troubleshooting Steps

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