device-alias name

To configure device names in the device alias database, use the device-alias name command. To remove device names from the device alias database, use the no form of this command.

device-alias name device-name pwwn pwwn-id

no device-alias name device-name

Syntax Description

Device name. The name can be a maximum of 64 characters.
pwwn pwwn-id
Specifies the pWWN ID. The format is hh : hh : hh : hh : hh : hh : hh : hh , where h is a hexadecimal number.

Command Default


Command Modes

Device alias database configuration mode

Command History

Release 4.0
This command was introduced.


This example shows how to configure a device name alias entry in the device name database:

switch(config)# device-alias database
switch(config-device-alias-db)# device-alias name Device1 pwwn 21:00:00:20:37:6f:db:bb

Related Commands

device-alias database
Enters device alias database configuration mode.
show device-alias
Displays device alias database information.