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NetApp Portset / Multi-Pathing

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Before we begin setting this up I recommend that your Windows system is updated and that you download the latest version of the NetApp Host Utilities. You can find this software package from https://mysupport.netapp.com and search in Software Download. Here is a snippet of what it looks like.



Let's begin, now log into System Manager on your FAS/AFF system. Navigate to the LUNs section and take a look at the initiator Groups as shown below:


From here you can see the list of initiators which are used for Fiber Channel connections. Now to add more physical connections click on Portsets are the top of the screen in the tab. As shown below:


So once you click on Portset name then click on Edit. This will pop up a list of physical ports in the cluster. Select all of the ports you want to join the portset and click save. Make sure all of the physical ports have been zoned to hosts and controllers.

Now we should check to make sure the Reporting node sees all of the ports we have just setu…