New LUN Mapped from EMC Storage to Solaris Host seen by Format as Drive Not Available - Powerpath Shows all Paths as Unknown and Dead (Doc ID 1946462.1)

Last updated on JULY 29, 2016

Applies to:

SPARC T4-1 - Version Not Applicable and later
Qlogic FC HBA - Version Not Applicable and later
Emulex FC HBA - Version Not Applicable and later
Solaris Operating System - Version 8.0 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Symptoms

Solaris 10 server has two Oracle FC HBAs, two ports connected to the SAN to access and EMC storage array,
several old LUNs mapped, but there is a problem with a new LUN 10 (Host LUN ID 10)
format presents it as "drive not available"

The FC HBA is as follows:

 

Changes

New LUN mapped to the Solaris server from EMC storage-

Cause

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