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Status Future consideration
Workspace PowerVM
Created by Guest
Created on Jun 27, 2023

Implement a virtual SAN switch in the PHYP

Instead of passing a virtual WWN via NPIV, implement a virtual SAN switch and use the the VIOS FC adapters for ISLs.

This would simplify the LPAR configurations (only one VFC per fabric, while preserving the redundancy vis-a-vis a VIOS failure/restart), reduces the complexity of the SAN zonning, and increases the resiliency of the LPAR<->Storage connection by allowing the connection to be re-routed through another ISL.

Idea priority High