Solaris Netname Changed - Solaris 11.1 IO Domain with Xsigo/OVN F1-15 VNICs - Several Reasons (Doc ID 2040991.1)

Last updated on NOVEMBER 10, 2015

Applies to:

Oracle Fabric Interconnect F1-15 - Version All Versions and later
Oracle Solaris on x86-64 (64-bit)
Oracle Solaris on SPARC (64-bit)

Symptoms

After an outage in a customer DataCenter Xsigo / F1-15 / Solaris environment, response to which included:

  i) Reboot of the Solaris/SPARC IO Domains (after an issue with hung storage, IO-domain was rebooted to recover from the hang state)
 a
nd
  ii) D
isconnect/reconnect of Server Profiles in OFM/XFM GUI manager for the F1-15,

...it was found that netnames (on the Solaris servers/hosts), of VNICs connected through the Xsigo/F1-15, had been changed unexpectedly.

 

The netnames had to be manually corrected to allow resumption of operations, example follows:


Netnames mapping after rebooting the IO Domain:

  

 

Changes

  i) Reboot of the Solaris/SPARC IO Domains (after an issue with hung storage, IO-domain was rebooted to recover from the hang state)


 a
nd/or


  ii) D
isconnect/reconnect of Server Profiles in OFM/XFM GUI manager for the F1-15,

 

Cause

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