Different Storage Configurations


Starting in Data OnTap additional information was added to the sysconfig command for the Storage Configuration.

Possible System Storage Configurations:


Configuration Type


Single-Path All storage in system is single-pathed
Mixed-Path Some storage is single-pathed, some is multi-pathed
Multi-Path All storage in system is multi-pathed
Single-Path HA All storage in this system is single-pathed
Mixed-Path HA Some storage is single-pathed, some is multi-pathed
Multi-Path HA All storage is multi-pathed


The details can be found in the sysconfig  output  of the filer. Below are a few examples

1. Multipath HA

test1> sysconfig
NetApp Release 8.1.1P1 7-Mode:
System ID: 1575042391 (test1); partner ID: 1574237175 (test2)
System Serial Number: 200000423120 (test1)
System Rev: F6
System Storage Configuration: Multi-Path HA

2. Mixed Path HA

test3> sysconfig
NetApp Release 8.0.3P3 7-Mode:
System ID: 0114233283 (test3); partner ID: 0142373287 (test4)
System Serial Number: 704230319512 (test3)
System Rev: E1
System Storage Configuration: Mixed-Path HA

3. Single Path HA

test5>sysconfig -a
NetApp Release 7.3.6:
System ID: 1423042391 (test5); partner ID: 1423237175 (test6)
System Serial Number: 500230423512 (test5)
System Rev: H3
System Storage Configuration: Single-Path HA



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