Xsan: Compatibility of Xsan versions with Mac OS X versions
This article contains a list of which Xsan versions are compatible with which versions of Mac OS X client and server; the matrix shows required versions of Xsan and Mac OS X for when you want to upgrade your Xsan version.
Xsan, Xsan 2, Xsan 2.1, Xsan 2.2, Xsan 2.3, Xsan 3
Note: The Xsan and Mac OS X versions running on MDCs must always be the same or later versions than those which are running on the Xsan clients. For more information about compatibility between Xsan versions within a SAN, see this article.
Mac OS X version requirements for various versions of Xsan
|Target upgrade||Required Xsan version||Required Mac OS X version||Update info|
|Xsan 3||n/a||OS X Mountain Lion||n/a|
|Xsan 2.3||n/a||OS X Lion or Lion Server||n/a|
|Xsan 2.2.2||Xsan 2.2 or 2.2.1||10.6.8 only||link|
|Xsan 2.2.1||Xsan 2.2||10.5.8 or later, including 10.6||link|
|Xsan 2.2||Xsan 2, 2.1, or 2.1.1||10.5.8 or later, including 10.6||link|
|Xsan 2.1.1||Xsan 2 or 2.1||10.5.5 through 10.5.8||link|
|Xsan 2.1||Xsan 2||10.5.3 through 10.5.8||link|
|Xsan 2||Xsan 1.4.2 on Leopard||10.5.2 through 10.5.8||link|
|Xsan 1.4.2||Xsan 1.1 through Xsan 1.4.1||10.4.10 through 10.5.8||link|
|Xsan 1.4.1||Xsan 1.1 through Xsan 1.4||10.4.8 through 10.4.11||link|
|Xsan 1.4||Xsan 1.1 through 1.3 on Tiger||10.4.7 through 10.4.11||link|
|Xsan 1.3 for Tiger||Xsan 1.2 for Tiger||10.4.5 through 10.4.11||link|
|Xsan 1.3 for Panther||Xsan 1.0.1 through Xsan 1.2 for Panther||10.3.9 only, not 10.4||link|
|Xsan 1.2 for Tiger||Xsan 1.1 for Tiger||10.4.3 through 10.4.11||link|
|Xsan 1.2 for Panther||Xsan 1.0.1 through Xsan 1.1 for Panther||10.3.9 only, not 10.4||link|
|Xsan 1.1 for Tiger||Xsan 1.0||10.4.1 through 10.4.11||link|
|Xsan 1.1 for Panther||Xsan 1.0||10.3.9 only||link|
Note: Xsan 3 is included with OS X Mountain Lion and Xsan 2.3 is included with OS X Lion. These versions of Xsan are not available as updates for other Mac OS X versions.