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Solaris Server Running 11.1: devfsadm/powermt/format/cfgadm Commands Hang When Mapping/Unmapping an EMC LUN Where EMC PowerPath is Also in Use (Doc ID 2166074.1)

Last updated on FEBRUARY 05, 2019

Applies to:

Solaris Operating System - Version 11.1 to 11.1 [Release 11.0]
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Symptoms

Configuration:

Solaris 11.1
EMC PowerPath

After mapping a new LUN to the server the customer observed that several commands became unresponsive.
For example:

format
cfgadm
devfsadm
powermt (EMC Powerpath management command)

Please Note -  this behavior was also reported when the customer had attempted to unmap LUNs from the Server.

Changes

Mapping/Unmapping LUNs presented by EMC Storage Array where EMC PowerPath is also in use.

Cause

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Cause
Solution
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