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Old 01-11-2009, 03:12 PM
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Default SAN path failure

We have SAN storage and have 2 paths. One of the path is failing most of the time. What may be the problem. Do you think problem with GBIC module? What would you recommend to fix or troubleshoot?

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Old 01-11-2009, 05:10 PM
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It could be any number of failures - bad HBA, cable, GBIC/SFP, I/O Module, switch port, switch....I would go about it by process of elimination. It might help if you can describe the hardware brands/models you are using
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Old 01-12-2009, 12:35 PM
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Thanks a lot. We have emulex card and I used lputil to debug and found out that problem with HBA card. Thanks a ton.
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Old 01-17-2009, 07:53 PM
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Get some debugging enabled and trace the logs- take it logically..

- Is it just one server or all servers that get impacted?
- What do your SAN switches tell you? Are one of your trunk links flapping?

Those are a couple of the things I'd start to be thinking about.
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