PowerPath: Top Services Topics

This document contains the list of Top Services Topics for PowerPath, identified by EMC Support as the most trending topics for the month of January 2019:

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PowerPath for Windows :  Windows shows harddisk?? in PowerPath

PowerPath for Windows displays harddisk?? in the GUI or in powermt display dev=all.  


Powerpath for Linux: Powerpath does not start after reboot and needs to be manually started

On start, PowerPath has a few checks initially before it proceeds with actually starting.   One of these is to check when PowerPath was last started and this is determined by calculating the age of a marker file.

PowerPath for AIX : Following an NDM migration,the file system is mounted in Read-Only mode

As per Appendix B of VMAX NON-DISRUPTIVE MIGRATION document, properly configuring multiple paths to the host with AIX 6.x, [AIX 7.x}, GPFS, and PowerPath requires an additional step when performing an NDM migration.


How to uninstall Microsoft Visual C++ redistributables installed by PowerPath

Occasionally when installing a more recent version of PowerPath than is already installed the installation fails when attempting to install the pre-requisites.   


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