Xsan versions included with, or required by, OS X
Learn which versions of Xsan are compatible with OS X.
Xsan versions included with OS X Lion or later
|Xsan version||OS X version|
|Xsan 3.1||OS X Mavericks v10.9|
|Xsan 3.0||OS X Mountain Lion v10.8|
|Xsan 2.3||OS X Lion v10.7|
Xsan 2.3 and later are not available as updates for earlier Mac OS X versions.
Xsan is installed separately in Mac OS X v10.6 and earlier. The following table lists which Xsan versions are compatible with which versions of Mac OS X client and server. It also shows required versions of Xsan and Mac OS X for when you want to upgrade your Xsan version.
OS X requirements for Xsan 2.2.2 or earlier
|Xsan version||Required Xsan version||Required Mac OS X version||Update info|
|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||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||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|
The Xsan and 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 MDCs and clients within a SAN, see this article.