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Pinned topic V7000 WWNs status Hyper-V versus ESXi

‏2013-06-27T15:58:17Z |

hi guys

I have 3 mini datacenters which have ESXi and Hyper-V Cluster implemented. All are IBM Blades.

One interesting thing  I found is this behavior where my ESXi have all WWNs with status ACTIVE but my Hyper-V Hosts one WWN is ACTIVE and the other one is INACTIVE

ESXi is OK. http://screencast.com/t/7P8FStapFUN

Hyper-V not OK http://screencast.com/t/Pzo2vXOS

This behavior with the Hyper-V happens all my 6 IBM Blades I don't know why if the zoning and everything is the same as for ESXi Hosts.

Has someone else seen this behavior? 

 

thanks a lot

 

Updated on 2013-06-27T15:58:34Z at 2013-06-27T15:58:34Z by kopper
  • AndersLorensen
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    Re: V7000 WWNs status Hyper-V versus ESXi

    ‏2013-06-28T10:04:08Z  in response to kopper

    Looks like a multipathing driver issue on the Hyper-V hosts.

    What status does the SDDDSM Multipath driver show?

     Start Program Subsystem Device Driver DSM Subsystem Device Driver Management.

    Then run the command "datapath query adapter"

     

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    • kopper
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      Re: V7000 WWNs status Hyper-V versus ESXi

      ‏2013-06-28T16:00:44Z  in response to AndersLorensen

      Thanks a lot AndersLorensen

      OK, I forgot to say this Windows 2012 - Hyper-V I install this Driver for V7000 using te MPIO in Control Panel I am not sure if it gets installed and shows up in the menu I will check one of my Host and let you  know

       

      thanks a lot

    • kopper
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      Re: V7000 WWNs status Hyper-V versus ESXi

      ‏2013-06-29T00:43:55Z  in response to AndersLorensen

      This is the output

       

      http://screencast.com/t/9GHZWGaftp

    • kopper
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      Re: V7000 WWNs status Hyper-V versus ESXi

      ‏2013-06-29T03:54:47Z  in response to AndersLorensen

      AndersLorensen I just reinstalled a Windows 2012 server and the first thing I did was to add MPIO Feature

       

      This are the screens:

      Active - Inactive Status:

      http://screencast.com/t/uLjm68rYHK

      Zoning: 

      Switch A:

      zone:  V7000_Node_1_2_Port1_BC#_Blade03_IO8
                      21:00:00:1b:32:80:50:fe - HBA from Server - ACTIVE
                      50:05:07:68:02:10:e4:08
                      50:05:07:68:02:10:e4:09

      Switch B:

      V7000_Node_1_2_Port2_BC13_Blade03_IO3
                      21:00:00:1b:32:9a:87:b5 - HBA from Server - INACTIVE
                      50:05:07:68:02:20:e4:08
                      50:05:07:68:02:20:e4:09
       

      "datapath query adapter" command 

      http://www.screencast.com/t/KyOD50FJwUl

       

      • AndersLorensen
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        Re: V7000 WWNs status Hyper-V versus ESXi

        ‏2013-06-29T08:29:19Z  in response to kopper

        With that Zoning, you should have 4 paths, not 6. Does the server have 2 paths to another storage device?

        The zone name seems wrong to me, as if both zones give access to the same controller? Shouldnt 1 switch have said node_1_1 and the other Node_1_2?

        As long as you are sure you have access to both controllers you are fine, but if its wrong, you'll realize it, when 1 controller crashes, or you perform a firmware upgrade....

         

        I'm glad you found the QLogic fix.

         

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    • kopper
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      Re: V7000 WWNs status Hyper-V versus ESXi

      ‏2013-06-29T04:53:00Z  in response to AndersLorensen

      AndersLorensen after some more research I found some interesting things like two yellow Fibre Channel Device..

      Installing this fix the active-inactive issue 

      Qlogic FC STOR Device Drivers for Windows

      qlgc_dd_fc_stor-9.1.10.26_windows_32-64.exe