Creating an alias
- In privileged EXEC mode, enter the show name-server detail command to list the WWNs of devices and targets available in the Brocade VCS Fabric.
- Enter the configure terminal command to enter global configuration mode.
zoning defined-configuration alias command followed by a name for the alias.
A subconfiguration mode prompt appears.
Enter the subconfiguration mode
member-entry command to specify at least one member entry.
The member entry must be specified as a port WWN or a node WWN.
You can add multiple members in one operation by separating each member entry with a semicolon (;). No spaces are allowed after the semicolon.
- Enter the exit command to return to global configuration mode.
zoning enabled-configuration cfg-action cfg-save command to save the configuration to nonvolatile memory.
The following is an example of creating an alias with one member node WWN:
switch# show name-server detail PID: 013100 Port Name: 20:00:00:00:00:00:00:01 Node Name: 10:00:00:00:00:00:00:01 (output truncated) switch# configure terminal Entering configuration mode terminal switch(config)# zoning defined-configuration alias alias1 switch(config-alias-alias1)# member-entry 10:00:00:00:00:00:00:01 switch(config-alias-alias1)# exit switch(config)# zoning enabled-configuration cfg-action cfg-save