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Stopping DM-Multipath

When you want to stop DM-Multipath on the Linux host, you should stop the affected services.

Steps

  1. Unmount all the file systems on the LUNs.
  2. Flush the DM-Multipath devices by running the following command:multipath -F
  3. To stop the multipath daemon, perform the appropriate action:
    If you are using... Enter the following command...
    Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7 series systemctl stop multipathd
    Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6 series and 5 series /etc/init.d/multipathd stop
    SUSE Linux Enterprise Server /etc/init.d/multipathd stop/etc/init.d/boot.multipath stop