Determining Fibre Channel (FC) HBA World-Wide Port Number (WWPN) in Solaris
Last updated on JULY 05, 2013
Applies to:Sun Storage FC HBA - Version Not Applicable to Not Applicable [Release N/A]
Information in this document applies to any platform.
This document will explains ways of determining a Fibre Channel (FC) HBA cards World-Wide Port Number (WWPN) in Solaris.
The term "HBA" or "hba" in this document will refer to a Fibre Channel (FC) Host Bus Adapter (HBA).
If it is a new HBA the wwpn should be found on a sticker on the card and/or in packaging information. Otherwise, for HBAs installed in a server running Solaris see procedure below.
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This procedure will only work for Oracle Branded HBAs and NON-Oracle Branded HBA using Oracle FC HBA Drivers (except fcinfo command). NON-Oracle Branded HBAs using NON-Oracle Branded HBA Drivers display hba port wwpn at boot in the /var/adm/messages.
How to identify Oracle Fibre Channel (FC) HBA and CNA Cards and Their Slot Locations (Doc ID 1282491.1)
Oracle Branded Emulex & JNI FC HBAs will also display hba port wwpn at boot in the /var/adm/messages.
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