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1.5. DM-Multipath Setup Overview
DM-Multipath includes compiled-in default settings that are suitable for common multipath configurations. Setting up DM-multipath is often a simple procedure.
The basic procedure for configuring your system with DM-Multipath is as follows:
- Install the
- Create the configuration file and enable multipathing with the
mpathconfcommand. You can also start the multipath daemon with this command if you do not need to edit the configuration file.
- If necessary, edit the
multipath.confconfiguration file to modify default values and save the updated file.
- Start the multipath daemon.
For detailed setup instructions for multipath configuration see Chapter 3, Setting Up DM-Multipath.