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Dell EMC Unity: Initiator registered with more than one host (User Correctable)

Summary: Conflict happens that the initiator is registered on more than one host.

Primary Product: Unity Family

Product: Unity Family more...

Last Published: 26 Mar 2020

Article Type: Break Fix

Published Status: Online

Version: 5

Dell EMC Unity: Initiator registered with more than one host (User Correctable)

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Issue


Initiators is showing a critical sign with the issue :
The initiator is registered with more than one host. Resolve the conflict by assigning the initiators to only one host.

Cause
Resolution

Dell EMC Unity discovers all the hosts zoned in the fabric configuration and their initiators automatically.

The resolution will need a downtime, if the hosts are assigned to LUN.

1-De-attach the host from the LUN.

-Go to Block > LUNs
-Choose the LUN to edit
-Within LUN properties, go to Access tab, and choose the hosts and click delete to disconnect the access

2-Delete all the ESXi hosts.

-Go to Vmware under access in the left panel 
-Choose all the hosts and delete them.

3-Delete the initiators associated with the host.

4-Let Unity auto-discover the ESXi hosts. 

The Initiators conflict will be resolved.

If the hosts are not assigned to LUN.:

1-Delete all the ESXi hosts.

-Go to Vmware under access in the left panel 
-Choose all the hosts and delete them.

2-Delete the initiators associated with the host.

3-Let Unity auto-discover the ESXi hosts. 

 

Notes

Issue


Initiators is showing a critical sign with the issue :
The initiator is registered with more than one host. Resolve the conflict by assigning the initiators to only one host.

Cause
Resolution

Dell EMC Unity discovers all the hosts zoned in the fabric configuration and their initiators automatically.

The resolution will need a downtime, if the hosts are assigned to LUN.

1-De-attach the host from the LUN.

-Go to Block > LUNs
-Choose the LUN to edit
-Within LUN properties, go to Access tab, and choose the hosts and click delete to disconnect the access

2-Delete all the ESXi hosts.

-Go to Vmware under access in the left panel 
-Choose all the hosts and delete them.

3-Delete the initiators associated with the host.

4-Let Unity auto-discover the ESXi hosts. 

The Initiators conflict will be resolved.

If the hosts are not assigned to LUN.:

1-Delete all the ESXi hosts.

-Go to Vmware under access in the left panel 
-Choose all the hosts and delete them.

2-Delete the initiators associated with the host.

3-Let Unity auto-discover the ESXi hosts. 

 

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First Published

Wed Dec 14 2016 14:20:44 GMT

First Published

Wed Dec 14 2016 14:20:44 GMT

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