The following page explains how to manually configure AIX hosts to work with InfiniBox systems.
If you are using Host PowerTools, the configuration is done by running infinihost settings check.
It is recommended to use Host PowerTools on the available platforms and perform the manual instructions mentioned below on OS versions where Host PowerTools is not available.
Configuring the ODM
Download the INFINIDAT ODM file from here
Copy it to the AIX host.
Configure the HBA driver according to best practices
Find all FC HBA drivers:
For each driver, find the value of the error recovery policy:
If the error recovery policy is not "fast_fail", check that there are no FC LUNs mapped to the host and change the policy by running:
AIX space reclamation
Space reclamation is applicable for the following AIX versions:
- AIX 6.1 TL9 or later
- AIX 7.1 TL3 or later
- AIX 7.2
Enabling space reclamation on AIX
Check to see whether space reclamation is enabled:
If there is no output for this command, create the file
Run the following command:
Run the following command to verify that space reclamation is enabled:
You should see the following output :
After getting the output displayed above run the
Reconfigure the disk devices by stopping the I/O activity for each InfiniBox disk and running the following commands for each one: