Compatibility of SAN clients with Xsan and StorNext controllers

Learn which versions of StorNext can be used in the same SAN with Xsan metadata controllers (MDCs), and which versions of Xsan can be used in the same SAN with StorNext controllers.

Xsan MDC compatibility with StorNext FX clients

Xsan version

StorNext version

6.0.x to 6.4.0
5.3.1, 5.3.2.x, 5.4.x (all) 
StorNext 5.2.0
or 5.2.1
Xsan 5.0.1      
Xsan 5    
Xsan 4.1      
Xsan 4    


StorNext MDC compatibility with Xsan clients

StorNext version Xsan version
  Xsan 5.0.1 
(macOS 10.13 to 10.15)
Xsan 5
(macOS 10.12)
Xsan 4.1
(macOS 10.11)
Xsan 4
(macOS 10.10)
StorNext 6.1.x, 6.2.x, 6.3.x, 6.4.0    
StorNext 6.0.5 or 6.0.6.x    
StorNext 6.0, 6.0.1, or
StorNext 5.4.x
StorNext 5.3.2.x
StorNext 5.2.2, 5.3.0, 5.3.1    
StorNext 5.2 or 5.2.1      


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