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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.
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