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AIX MPIO for iSCSI

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Is it possible to use AIX 5.3's MPIO with iSCSI targets using the native iSCSI initiator?  If so, how?
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Hi,
MPIO for iSCSI is automatically configured for iSCSI targets if those devices are supported by the AIX default PCMs (Path Control Modules) or by vendor-supplied PCMs (if installed).
You can determine whether your devices are supported by issuing
odmget -q uniquetype=disk/iscsi/mpioosdisk PdAt | grep deflt
The last few lines contain vendor/device information for supported devices.
If you don't find your  device/model in the list it is not supported by default and you will have to ask the vendor whether there is an AIX PCM available.
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Dell advises they have no such PCM at this time.  Apparently the way they recommend accomplishing this is using QLogic HBA's and QLogic's SANsurfer app.
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