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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

VW

Naming*

VW

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 VW