Solaris Cluster HAStoragePlus for Zpools: Paths Reported by "zpool status" Change from Cluster "DID" Disk Device /dev/did/dsk Paths to /dev/dsk Physical Disk Paths (Doc ID 1904057.1)

Last updated on SEPTEMBER 28, 2016

Applies to:

Solaris Cluster - Version 3.2 12/06 to OSC 4.1 [Release 3.2 to 4.1]
Oracle Solaris on x86-64 (64-bit)
Oracle Solaris on SPARC (64-bit)

Symptoms

When using Solaris ZFS Zpools to manage your data in Solaris Cluster you have a choice of using either regular Solaris path names /dev/dsk/c?t?d? or Solaris Cluster "DID" Disk ID /dev/did/dsk/c?t?d?. But the disk names in the Zpools can actually change depending on how they are imported.

When a zpool was created using Solaris Cluster (DID disk device id) path names /dev/did/dsk/d* but, upon usage with a HAStoragePlus resource, the zpool status command reports disk paths  with regular Solaris path names  /dev/dsk/c*t*d*

Cause

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