EMC NPIV Symmetrix SAN AIX

Here is a quick cheat sheet for installing MPIO for Symmetrix if you get NPIV Symmetrix SAN. You can apply this on VIO Servers as well.

Symmetrix MPIO SAN

Install File sets – Note: Do not install POWER PATH.

filesets below.
EMC.Symmetrix.aix.rte 5.3.0.3
EMC.Symmetrix.fcp.MPIO.rte 5.3.0.3

Verify

Change the reserve_policy=no, algorithm=round round_robin, and hcheck_interval=60.

Verify

or

AIX, Tutorials/Whitepapers

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