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 […]
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:
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