Patent Number: 7,134,048

Title: Logical unit security for clustered storage area networks

Abstract: A system is described in which a plurality of host computers are coupled to a storage system for storing and retrieving data in the storage system. The storage system includes individually addressable units of storage such as volumes or logical unit numbers. A security management system controls access to each of the individually addressable units of storage based upon the identification of the host permitted to access that unit of storage.

Inventors: Taguchi; Yuichi (San Jose, CA)

Assignee: Hitachi, Ltd.

International Classification: G06F 11/20 (20060101)

Expiration Date: 2019-11-07 0:00:00