How to change from simple disk device to EMC PowerPath device in a zpool (Doc ID 1540912.1)

Last updated on AUGUST 01, 2016

Applies to:

Solaris Operating System - Version 10 5/08 U5 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Goal

Occasionally administrators, by mistake, provides simple disk devices, of the form  /dev/dsk/cXtYdZ, to zpool add or zpool create instead of the corresponding /dev/dsk/emcpowerXY devices that they had intended.

Solution

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