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How to View the WWN of the FC HBA in the Solaris OS?

Publication Date:  2012-07-20 Views:  47 Downloads:  0
Issue Description
The WWN of an FC HBA can be viewed by using different commands in Solaris 8, 9, and 10.
Alarm Information
None
Handling Process
Step 1  Run the fcinfo hba-port command to the HBA WWN in Solaris 10.
#fcinfo hba-port
HBA Port WWN: 2100001b32870331
        OS Device Name: /dev/cfg/c2
        Manufacturer: QLogic Corp.
        Model: 375-3355-02
        Firmware Version: 05.01.00
        FCode/BIOS Version:  BIOS: 1.24; fcode: 1.24; EFI: 1.8;
        Serial Number: 0402G00-0850667606
        Driver Name: qlc
        Driver Version: 20090519-2.31
        Type: N-port
        State: online
        Supported Speeds: 1Gb 2Gb 4Gb
        Current Speed: 4Gb
        Node WWN: 2000001b32870331
HBA Port WWN: 2100001b32876031
        OS Device Name: /dev/cfg/c4
        Manufacturer: QLogic Corp.
        Model: 375-3355-02
        Firmware Version: 05.01.00
        FCode/BIOS Version:  BIOS: 1.24; fcode: 1.24; EFI: 1.8;
        Serial Number: 0402G00-0850668207
        Driver Name: qlc
        Driver Version: 20090519-2.31
        Type: L-port
        State: offline
        Supported Speeds: 1Gb 2Gb 4Gb
        Current Speed: not established
        Node WWN: 2000001b32876031
Step 2  Run the prtpicl -v -c scsi-fcp |grep -i wwn command to view the HBA WWN in Solaris 8 and 9.
#prtpicl -v -c scsi-fcp |grep -i wwn
  :node-wwn      20  00  00  1b  32  87  60  31
  :port-wwn      21  00  00  1b  32  87  60  31
  :node-wwn      20  00  00  1b  32  87  03  31
  :port-wwn      21  00  00  1b  32  87  03  31
Root Cause
When a storage device is connected to a SUN host by using optical fibers, the WWN of the HBA of the SUN host is required to map LUNs to the host.
Suggestions
When a storage device is connected to a SUN host by using optical fibers, the WWN of the HBA of the SUN host is required to map LUNs to the host.

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