How do I setup multipath on a system that already has LVM configured?

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Issue

  • Is it possible to setup device mapper multipath easily on a system that already has LVM installed?
  • Does configuring DM multipath after LVM has been configured, require copying data?
  • Does the sequence of installing and configuring LVM and multipath matter?
  • How to configure existing lvm volume group to use DM-Multipath ?

Environment

  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux 4, 5, 6,7
  • DM-Multipath

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