When you want to stop DM-Multipath on the Linux host, you should stop the affected services.
|If you are using...||Enter the following command...|
|Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7 series and SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 series||systemctl stop multipathd|
|Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6 series and 5 series||/etc/init.d/multipathd stop|
|SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 and 10 series||/etc/init.d/multipathd stop and/etc/init.d/boot.multipath stop|