• Powerpath:BFS upgrade results in BSOD due to some of our powerpath driver rename operations failing with ‘Access is denied’ error

    Environment: PowerPath for Windows PowerPath for Windows 5.5 PowerPath for Windows 5.7 PowerPath for Windows 6.0   Description: Boot from SAN should upgrade/uninstall as any other PowerPath upgrade/uninstall. H...
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  • PowerPath:How to configure a Windows host to connect to an EMC Array conforming to EMC best practices

    Environment: PowerPath for Windows PowerPath for Windows 5.5 PowerPath for Windows 5.7 PowerPath for Windows 6.0 PowerPath for Windows 5.5 SP1 PowerPath for Windows 5.7 SP1 PowerPath for Windows 5.7 SP2 PowerPat...
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  • How many hosts can PPMA manage?

    Environment: PowerPath/VE for VMware   Description: How many hosts can PPMA manage?     Resolution: PPMA 2.1 can manage up to 1000 ESXi hosts. For a detailed resolution please refer to EMC Support Solut...
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  • Linux 2.6.32 kernel panics when a SP reboots

    Environment: PowerPath for Linux   Description: RHEL 6.4 (2.6.32-358.23.2.el6.x86_64) PowerPath 5.7SP3 VNX5200 crash> bt PID: 413    TASK: ffff882feecfd500  CPU: 6   COMMAND: "...
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  • PowerPath cannot run powermt command in AIX host

    Environment: PowerPath for AIX   Description: Customer replaced an HBA and rebooted the host. After reboot of the AIX host, the "powermt display" command showed no devices, and reported below error: ERROR: F...
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  • After uninstalling PowerPath, some of the registry key referencing PowerPath drivers exist in PnpLockdownFiles sub registry key

    Environment: PowerPath for Windows   Description: The user had uninstalled PowerPath using /r option. However, they see some registry entries under: HKLM\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Setup\PnpLock...
    suby
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  • PowerPath: AIX Boot from Unity fails with Method Error (User Correctable)

    Environment: Unity Family PowerPath   Description: AIX LPAR'S connected to Unity arrays cannot boot from SAN, but the same AIX LPARS connected to the VNX series arrays can boot up just fine. Error message receive...
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  • PowerPath:PowerPath for Windows reporting dead paths

    Environment: PowerPath for Windows PowerPath for Windows 5.0 PowerPath for Windows 5.1 PowerPath for Windows 5.2 PowerPath for Windows 5.3 PowerPath for Windows 5.5 PowerPath for Windows 5.7 PowerPath for Windo...
    Nikitha Nagaraj
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  • Unable to Install Powerpath. Prerequisite installation failed. Installation cannot continue.

    Environment: PowerPath for Windows 6.0 PowerPath for Windows 5.7 SP4   Description: Unable to Install PowerPath and Server is in Production.   Unable to install EMC PowerPath version 6.0 When we try to insta...
    vipin_joy
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  • PowerPath Migration Enabler Setup error: PPME 6.0 SP2 Error: Setup failed: PPME error(68)

    Issue:-   powermig setup fails with - API: Error: Setup failed: PPME error(68): Failed to transfer the source reservation     From PPME.log Error: PR Keys found on Target disk during Setup: &nbs...
    Jonathan O'Reilly
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  • PowerPath: How to configure a Windows host to connect to an EMC Array conforming to EMC best practices

    Environment: PowerPath for Windows OS: Microsoft Windows 2008 OS: Microsoft Windows 2008 R2 OS: Microsoft Windows 2012 OS: Microsoft Windows 2012 R2     Description: How to configure a Windows host to c...
    Jonathan O'Reilly
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  • PPME Virtual Edition v4 9-28-16.pptx

    A short presentation outlining the features and benefits of PowerPath Migration Enabler (PPME) Virtual Edition
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  • PowerPath_final_edit.mp4

    A 7-minute demonstration video of PowerPath Migration Enabler Virtual Edition
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  • Troubleshooting the PowerPath/VE Licenseing vAPP

    Environment: PowerPath/VE for VMware 5.9 SP1 PowerPath/VE for VMware 5.9 SP1 P02 PowerPath/VE for VMware 5.9 PowerPath/VE for VMware 6.0 Description: Unable to license PPVE Unable to audit license usage GUI dis...
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  • PowerPath: hdisks are missing PR_key and reserve_policy ODM attributes. Can't change the reserve_policy of a hdiskpower device.

    Environment: PowerPath PowerPath for AIX   Description: Multiple issues Devices in defined state Unable to remove devices Sense data 0118 (reservation conflict) in errpt –a pprootdev commands fail b...
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  • Behaviour of PowerPath for Windows install, uninstall or upgrade in a boot from SAN environment

    Environment: Replace with environment details   Description: To describe the behavior of PowerPath for Windows installation, upgrade or uninstall in a Boot from SAN environment.   After installing, uninsta...
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  • PowerPath: Linux host logs 'kernel: Error:emcp:emcp_pseudo_ctl_ioctl: Invalid cmd 0x80081272, proc name: osysmond.bin'

    Environment: Replace with environment details   Description: Linux host logs "kernel: Error:emcp:emcp_pseudo_ctl_ioctl: Invalid cmd" error messages every hour.   Error msg: Nov  9 04:10:46 scmdbs01 k...
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  • AIX Disk Operation Error Trouble-Shooting

    Environment: PowerPath for AIX   Description: This document provides a basic guideline on how to trouble-shoot Disk Operation Error on AIX. In 'errpt' output, Disk Operation Error is reported.   In errpt:...
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  • PowerPath: ESXi hosts may become unresponsive after adding or removing LUN

    Environment: PowerPath/VE for VMware 5.9 SP1   Description: ESXi host may become unresponsive after adding or removing LUNs. ESXi host may not be managed in vSphere. ESXi host may have to be rebooted.   ...
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  • PowerPath Migration Enabler cleanup results in error: needsrecovery (cleanup)

    Environment: PowerPath for Windows Description: Cannot start migration and cannot clear handle of same migration to restart it. PowerPath Migration Enabler cleanup results in error: needsrecovery (cleanup) When runn...
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