Solaris 10 iSCSI available sessions for a target (Doc ID 2073012.1)

Last updated on SEPTEMBER 08, 2016

Applies to:

Solaris Operating System - Version 10 1/13 U11 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Symptoms


ACTUAL BEHAVIOR
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Solaris 10 iSCSI with more than four paths

Solaris 10 freshly installed host connected to a  Pure Storage array.The Solaris host has two dedicated interfaces and Pure array has eight. Expectation is to load balance the traffic over a total of 16 sessions - a session for every unique (source,destination) interface pair. This has been done with Solaris 11, but Solaris 10 seems to limit the number of sessions to four.


EXPECTED BEHAVIOR
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Looking for a way to increase our iSCSI path/session limit to 16, balancing the traffic equally.


STEPS
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The issue can be seen when with:


BUSINESS IMPACT
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The issue has the following business impact:

Customer is unable to fully utilize arrays capability.

Cause

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