This post was originally published on this siteThe FlashArray implementation of Virtual Volumes surfaces VMs on the FlashArray as standard volume groups. The volume group being named by ...
To preserve the device names across reboots in Linux, udev rules is the recommended option. The idea is to extract SCSI device’s unique ID and assign it to a symbolic name that will persist across reboots. To get the SCSI device’s unique ID, Linux command scsi_id can be used.
On VMware, you might run into an issue where scsi_id did not return any results.
[root@oradb02 ~]# /usr/lib/udev/scsi_id -g -u -d /dev/sda [root@oradb02 ~]#
To fix this, you have to enable a VMX configuration named disk.EnableUUID to TRUE. You can accomplish this in two ways.
Enabling through vCenter GUI
[root@oradb02 ~]# /usr/lib/udev/scsi_id -g -u -d /dev/sda 36000c2902c772ac74bc3bfcde421c6e4 [root@oradb02 ~]#