By: mrlinux

August 11, 2009 3:24 pm


Using NPIV for Storage Access with XEN Virtualization

NPIV provides a way of assigning a fibre channel LUN directly to a XEN guest, without having it assigned to the host that the VM is running on. NPIV effectively bridges through the HBA, using a vport. The SAN should then see the WWN of the VM and allow you to assign LUNs directly to […]

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By: brsuma

October 9, 2008 4:40 pm


Configuring SAN and Creating VMs connected to SAN using NPIV on SLES10 SP2

Author: Suma B R This article helps to create a npiv setup on SLES10 SP2 with XEN as hypervisor. This has been tried on Dell PowerEdge servers. a) Configure VM Host to SAN Retrieve the node name (wwnn) and port name (wwpn) from the server to be configured as below:   Click to view. […]

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