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Sun Storage 7000 Unified Storage System: How to verify that the multipathing software ( MPxIO / VxDMP) is optimal (Doc ID 1433014.1)

Last updated on JULY 25, 2018

Applies to:

Sun ZFS Storage 7420 - Version All Versions and later
Sun Storage 7310 Unified Storage System - Version All Versions and later
Sun Storage 7410 Unified Storage System - Version All Versions and later
Sun ZFS Storage 7320 - Version All Versions and later
Sun Storage 7110 Unified Storage System - Version All Versions and later
7000 Appliance OS (Fishworks)

Goal

How to verify that the multipathing software (MPxIO / VxDMP) used to connect to the 7000 appliance is optimal

Solution

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In this Document
Goal
Solution
 Sun Storage Traffic Manager(STMS or MPxIO)
 Veritas Dynamic Multi-Pathing(DMP)
 Disable MPxIO on the Solaris host
 Install the required Storage Foundation VRTSvxvm patches.
 Install the latest Storage Foundation ASL/APM package supporting the 7000 series
 For Clustered 7000s, set DMP parameters to support takeover / failback commands.
 Check the multipathed device paths
References

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