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 Node Namespace 

Global Namespace 

Solaris logical name 



DID name 



Solaris Volume Manager 



SPARC: 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 running the scgdevs(1M) command.