Sun Cluster Concepts Guide for Solaris OS

Local and Global Namespaces Example

The following table shows the mappings between the local and global namespaces for a multihost disk, c0t0d0s0.

Table 3–2 Local and Global Namespace Mappings

Component or Path 

Local Host Namespace 

Global Namespace 

Solaris logical name 



DID name 



Solaris Volume Manager 



Veritas Volume Manager 



The global namespace is automatically generated on installation and updated with every reconfiguration reboot. You can also generate the global namespace by using the cldevice command. See the cldevice(1CL) man page.