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AIX with SDD to VIOed SDDPCM?

Hi folks.

We want to move a "physical" AIX box to a VIOed LPAR. The physical box is running SDD with disks from a DS8300. I want to be able to reattach those LUNs from the DS8300 to my VIO server which is running SDDPCM and then assigned them back to my AIX LPAR. Any thoughts about this?

I tested this with a "test" VG/LV/FS and it works just fine, or so it seems. Any gotchas maybe?

Thanks.
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As far as I know it is OK for anything BUT rootvg.

Export them, migrate, import and you should be OK.

For rootvg it can sort of work but the paths get all mucked up and you will need to migrate rootvg to new disks / luns after the move to stand any chance of sorting out the pathing mess.

HTH.

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