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Storage Networking Fundamentals: An Introduction to Storage Devices, Subsystems, Applications, Management, and Filing Systems by Marc Farley

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Chapter 11

1: Is multipathing more of a connecting (network) technology or a storing (SCSI) technology?
A1: Answer: Storing
2: What is the minimum number of HBAs needed for multipathing?
A2: Answer: One if the HBAhas more than one port
3: How many LUs can a single LUN be associated with?
A3: Answer: One
4: What is the difference between a WWNN and a WWPN?
A4: Answer: WWNN represents the system or subsystem, and WWPN represents the port name.
5: What three pieces of information define a path?
A5: Answer: Initiator, WWPN+LUN, and LU
6: True or false: Multipathing always uses active/passive configurations with static load balancing.
A6: Answer: False. Active/active configurations are also used, along with dynamic load balancing.
7: How long are typical timeout ...

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