This document describes the steps needed to be taken for preparing a HP-UX host for volume provisioning. Host Power Tools currently doesn't run on HP-UX, therefore these steps are manual.

We currently support only HP-UX 11i v3 (11.31) hosts.


Step-by-step guide

A HP-UX host is basically ready for volume provisioning without any further configurations. The following steps make sure the HBA/Multipath drivers are configured correctly, and explain how to provision volumes and list the available luns/paths/disks on a host :

  1. Checking software dependencies.
  2. Setting HBA driver's attributes and global settings for best practices.
  3. Setting up Multipathing.
  4. Checking FC connectivity.
  5. Provisioning InfiniBox Volumes.


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Last edited: 2022-08-06 08:23:58 UTC