Migrating from EMC PowerPath

Migrating from EMC PowerPath involves removing the devices from EMC PowerPath (PP) control and enabling InfoScale Foundation on the devices.

The migration process requires you to:

As a result, the migration process involves some downtime for the applications running on the systems.

To uninstall EMC PowerPath and install InfoScale Foundation, perform the following:

  1. Disable/disconnect all but one path from the system to the storage.
  2. Remove the EMC PowerPath (PP).

    Refer to the EMC instructions for removing PowerPath.

  3. Reboot the system after the PowerPath has been removed.
  4. Install InfoScale Foundation.

    During installation, select MPIO device-specific modules (DSMs) for the attached storage (for example, EMC CLARiiON and Hitachi AMS).

  5. Reboot the system.