The subsequent limitations are applied for the IBMtape driver that runs on a Solaris host.
Every opened tape device uses a certain amount of resources. The user must also consider other resources such as physical memory and virtual space on the system before you attempt to reach the limits.
|Maximum supported number of tape devices||1024|
|Maximum supported number of HBA ports||56|
|Maximum supported number of paths for a device (DPF/ CPF)||16/16|
|Maximum LUN size per target for FC HBA||
256 (Oracle, QLogic, Brocade FC HBAs)
128 (Emulex FC HBA running with lpfc HBA driver)