Zoning restricts access by host and storage device
Access is managed by the switch
Requires careful planning but relatively simple to maintain
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Zoning is a switch-based technology:
Implemented by the fabric switch
When zoning is implemented, only devices that are part of the same
zone(s) can see each other
Unzoned devices are “invisible” when zoning is implemented
Zoning is to either the physical port or the World Wide Port name.
Either way, this is about the physical port.