IBM Host Lun shows repeatedly

Posted on 2014-12-10
Last Modified: 2014-12-28
Hi All,

I created one LUN for my IBM host (vio) through NetApp, now when I am checking the LUN through LUN show command same LuN is shown multiple time with different hdisk value.

Any Suggestion!
Question by:Techie solution
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Expert Comment

by:Chach DalSanto
ID: 40493696
Are there multiple network paths configured to this NetApp?  You'll need the MultiPath driver installed if not already.

Author Comment

by:Techie solution
ID: 40494026
It is configured. I am having this issue with only vio1 but vio2 is working fine and both are sharing the same Datastore.

Expert Comment

by:Chach DalSanto
ID: 40494035
Could use a little more info...  Have you tried deleting and recreating this LUN?  Can you read/write to this LUN equally well from both hosts?  If you create a second LUN and connect to both servers, is the same issue present?  Thx
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Author Comment

by:Techie solution
ID: 40494059
I tried a lot time creating and deleting LUNs. I created two LUNs shared them between VIO1 and VIO2. VIO2 is showing LUN correctly but VIO1 is showing same LUN repeatedly.

Author Comment

by:Techie solution
ID: 40504715
This is the way it is showing
Please Suggest!

 FAS01            /vol/vol_axvio/axvio_LUN6 hdisk10         fcs0       FCP        100g    7
 FAS01            /vol/vol_axvio/axvio_LUN7 hdisk11         fcs0       FCP        100g    7
 FAS01            /vol/vol_axvio/axvio_LUN6 hdisk12         fcs0       FCP        100g    7
 FAS01            /vol/vol_axvio/axvio_LUN7 hdisk13         fcs0       FCP        100g    7
 FAS01            /vol/vol_axvio/axvio_LUN6 hdisk6          fcs0       FCP        100g    7
 FAS01            /vol/vol_axvio/axvio_LUN7 hdisk7          fcs0       FCP        100g    7
 FAS01            /vol/vol_axvio/axvio_LUN6 hdisk8          fcs0       FCP        100g    7
 FAS01            /vol/vol_axvio/axvio_LUN7 hdisk9          fcs0       FCP        100g    7

Accepted Solution

Techie solution earned 0 total points
ID: 40515427
Need to install netapp utility. Already did but 1 installer was missing.

Expert Comment

by:Chach DalSanto
ID: 40515435
Glad you figured it out.

Author Closing Comment

by:Techie solution
ID: 40520291
I solved this.

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