[RHEL7] multipath: "config error, overriding 'no_path_retry' value" error when removing a LUN

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  • The following error message is printed when removing a LUN:

    Aug  9 10:37:53 server01 multipathd: 360060e80101123456789012300000014: config error, overriding 'no_path_retry' value
    • The underlying multipath device is not removed and is left lingering, without any underlying devices:

      [root@server01 ~]# multipath -ll
      360060e80101123456789012300000014 dm-5
      size=20G features='0' hwhandler='0' wp=rw


  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7
  • device-mapper-multipath

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