[PVE-User] PVE 4.2 multipathing over iscsi problem

Marco Gaiarin gaio at sv.lnf.it
Tue Jun 21 11:35:13 CEST 2016

Mandi! Sebastian Gruner
  In chel di` si favelave...

> I've a 3 node-cluster pve-version 4.2 with iscsi-storage (HP MSA2040) an 10gbit backend.
> My Problem is, that I've got multiple multipath errors if I restore a backup to the SAN.

HP MSA 1040, 1GBit/s backend, PVE 4.2.

I've not noticed your trouble, but i've noticed that sometime (90%
roughly) multipath does not start correctly on boot, so i've setup a
simple script that restart multipath.

I've never done a restore, but i think cannot be so much different of
any ''high io'' task on the SAN.

> root at proxmox-ew-edv-03:~# cat /etc/multipath.conf

Mine is much simpler:

# Parametri di default.
defaults {
        polling_interval        2
        path_selector           "round-robin 0"
        path_grouping_policy    multibus
        getuid_callout          "/lib/udev/scsi_id -g -u -d /dev/%n"
        rr_min_io               100
        failback                immediate
        no_path_retry           queue

# Di default blacklistiamo tutto.
blacklist {
        wwid .*

# Whitelisting esplicito dei singoli volumi.
blacklist_exceptions {
        wwid "3600c0ff00026ed1ea38e175701000000"
        wwid "3600c0ff00026ed1e6cae185701000000"

# Quindi elenco i multipath da tenere in considerazione.
multipaths {

        # VM0
        multipath {
                wwid "3600c0ff00026ed1ea38e175701000000"
                alias mpath0

        # VM1
        multipath {
                wwid "3600c0ff00026ed1e6cae185701000000"
                alias mpath1


> I've tried everything I know and searched for hours, but I can't find any misconfiguration or solution to my problem.
> Any ideas? Thanks for help

Sorry, no.

PS: do you know that HP SAN are simply Dot Hill SAN rebranded? I say
 that because you can search also for that...

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