06779083 is referenced by 73 patents and cites 14 patents.

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) for stipulating information (WWN: WorldWide Name) for primarily identifying computers, information (GID: Group ID) for identifying a group of the computers and a logical unit number (LUN) permitting access from the host computer inside storage subsystem, in accordance with arbitrary operation method by a user, and for giving them to host computer. The invention uses management table inside the storage subsystem and gives logical unit inside storage subsystem to host computer group arbitrarily grouped by a user in accordance with the desired form of operation of the user, can decide access approval/rejection to the logical unit inside the storage subsystem in the group unit and at the same time, can provide the security function capable of setting interface of connection in the group unit under single port of storage subsystem without changing existing processing, limitation and other functions of computer.

Title
Security for logical unit in storage subsystem
Application Number
10/76553
Publication Number
6779083 (B2)
Application Date
February 19, 2002
Publication Date
August 17, 2004
Inventor
Koichi Hori
Odawara
US
Yoshinori Igarashi
Odawara
US
Katsuhiro Uchiumi
Odawara
US
Yoshinori Okami
Odawara
US
Ryuske Ito
Odawara
US
Agent
Antonelli Terry Stout & Kraus
US
Assignee
Hitachi
US
IPC
G06F 12/14
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