Cisco SAN Integration Alias and Zone-Based Topology Matrix

Aliases are automatically imported during Cisco SAN Integration discovery if you are using any of the following supported combinations.

Vendor

Alias Type

Alias By

Zoned By

VirtualWis­dom

Naming*

VirtualWis­dom

Topology**

Cisco

fcalias

wwpn

alias

yes

yes

Cisco

fcalias

wwpn

wwpn

yes

yes

Cisco

fcalias

fcid

fcalias, fcid

yes

yes

Cisco

device-alias

wwpn

device-alias

yes

yes

Cisco

device-alias

wwpn

wwpn

yes

yes

Cisco

fcalias,

device-alias

interface

interface

no

no

* Retrieves alias definitions from the switches that are used for WWN-to-name resolution

** Retrieves zone information that is used to define the intelligent topology within VirtualWisdom