SAN admin access

From a risk management perspective we need to identify what damage someone could do if they got admin access to a SAN. In terms of both data theft, and data loss to the organisation. This is a dell equalogic, but I am unsure on the name of the actual management GUI, and what options the admin has with access to the management GUI. But for arguments sake, if someone compromised an account with admin rights over the management GUI for the SAN, specific to data theft/data loss, what damage could they cause?
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Andrew Hancock (VMware vExpert / EE MVE^2)VMware and Virtualization ConsultantCommented:
If someone had the group admin password to your SAN, via the GUI or SSH, they could erase ALL the data on your SAN. e.g. destroy all the LUNs, and remove all the configuration.

As for access the actual data on the SAN, they would still have to connect via iSCSI via the network and attach to the LUNs to access the data.

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