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Moving Volumes to Another I/O Group Without Stopping Host Activity is Not Supported for All Operating Systems

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Abstract

SAN Volume Controller, Storwize V7000, and IBM Flex System V7000 release 6.4 includes a feature that allows a volume to be moved between IO groups without requiring any host downtime.

Not all operating systems respond correctly when using this feature, so review the supported host matrix before attempting to use this feature.

Content

The supported operating systems can be found on the following pages:

V6.4 Supported Hardware List, Device Driver, Firmware and Recommended Software Levels for SAN Volume Controller

V6.4 Supported Hardware List, Device Driver, Firmware and Recommended Software Levels for IBM Storwize V7000

The System Storage Interoperability Center has details for the Flex System V7000.


Cross reference information
Segment Product Component Platform Version Edition
Storage Virtualization SAN Volume Controller 6.4 SAN Volume Controller 6.4
Disk Storage Systems Flex System V7000 Not Applicable Platform Independent 6.4 N/A
Disk Storage Systems IBM Storwize V7000 (2076) 6.4 Platform Independent 6.4 N/A
Disk Storage Systems IBM Storwize V7000 Unified (2073) Not Applicable Platform Independent Not Applicable N/A

Document information

More support for: IBM Storwize V7000 (2076)
6.4

Version: 6.4

Operating system(s): IBM Storwize V7000

Reference #: S1004125

Modified date: 15 June 2012