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Solaris I/O Multipathing (MPxIO/scsi_vhci) Aborted Command Due To Internal Target Failure Only Retried On Same Initiator-Target-LUN (ITL) Nexus (Doc ID 2647677.1)

Last updated on OCTOBER 05, 2022

Applies to:

Solaris Operating System - Version 10 1/13 U11 to 11.4 [Release 10.0 to 11.0]
Solaris x64/x86 Operating System - Version 10 1/13 U11 to 11.4 [Release 10.0 to 11.0]
Information in this document applies to any platform.


Due to a marginal SAN switch port, a Dell EMC SYMMETRIX storage array terminated some commands with CHECK CONDITION status, with the sense key set to ABORTED COMMAND, and the additional sense code set to INTERNAL TARGET FAILURE.

SCSI Sense Key Bh ABORTED COMMAND: Indicates that the device server aborted the command. The application client may be able to recover by trying the command again.

SCSI Additional Sense Code (ASC) / Additional Sense Code Qualifier (ASCQ) 44h/00h INTERNAL TARGET FAILURE

Solaris 10 messages example:


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