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When preparing the host to work with (infinihost settings check) InfiniBox, some additional software packages are required to be installed and some configuration must be applied.

The host readiness tool, infinihost, checks for the existence and correctness of the following items.

 

Software packages

PlatformPackageUsed forKB article
Linux

 

sg3-utilsSCSI troubleshooting1704245 PowerTools Requires sg3 utils
Linuxparted Volume provisioning19858811 PowerTools requires the parted package
LinuxdracutUpdating initramfs images14943402 PowerTools Requires dracut.noarch
Linuxdevice-mapper-multipathMultipath I/O

1704176 PowerTools Requires multipath-tools

 

Linux

mutlipath-tools-boot

mutlipath-udev-monitor

Multipath I/O

ubuntu-specific

22153860 Ubuntu 14.04 requires multipathd-udev-monitor

1704242 PowerTools Requires multipath-tools-boot on ubuntu

WindowsHot-fixesStability and performance improvements6360533 Recommended hot-fixes for Windows hosts
Solaris

SUNWfcprt

SUNWluxop

SUNWmpathadm

SUNWiscsir

SUNWiscsiu

Volume provisioning

22155269 Solaris: Software dependencies

 

General checks:

FC connectivity

FC HBA

Devices

Linux checks:

multipath-tools

FC HBA

iSCSI

Windows checks:

Solaris checks:

AIX checks:

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    William Wagner

    Is there a consolidated list of the requirements for RedHat Linux? A list of the various RPMs and versions etc? Clicking on the various links above to see the list is a little cumbersome. Thank you!