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How to identify SAN paths and implement access control

How does one analyze all potential SAN access paths and pre-validate SAN configuration changes against SAN access policies prior to performing a change so that unauthorized access paths are eliminated, or at least identified?

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You are asking about how to first identify all SAN paths and then how to implement access control in SAN. This is no different that network security. Establishing SAN access paths will require analyzing the configuration, LUN masking and zoning. Enforcing access control is similar to verifying the authorized access.

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This was first published in July 2003

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