SAN Security FAQ
SAN Security Papers
SAN Security Books
SAN Security Industry Organizations
SAN Security Vendors

SAN Security SAN Security
 SAN Security Main Page  Contact the SAN Security Webmaster  SAN Security's Sponsor
SAN Security


What is port zoning?

Port zoning utilizes physical ports to define security zones. A users access to data is determined by what physical port he or she is connected to.

With port zoning, zone information must be updated every time a user changes switch ports. In addition, port zoning does not allow zones to overlap.

Port zoning is normally implemented using hard zoning, but could also be implemented using soft zoning.




SAN Security Sitemap
© 2003 - 2010 SAN Security, All Rights Reserved.
SANSecurity.com is a service of Network System Architects, Inc.Network System Architects, Inc.