Running fdisk on passive path throws "Unable to read /dev/xxx"

Solution Verified - Updated -

Issue

  • Following error is encountoured when performing fdisk

    [root@test ~]# fdisk /dev/sdv
    Unable to read /dev/sdv
    [root@test ~]# 
    

Environment

  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux
  • EMC Clarion
  • Multipath

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