Xsan: Compatibility of SAN clients with Xsan and StorNext controllers

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

Xsan Metadata Controller Compatibility with StorNext Clients

controller version
StorNext FX
client version
  5.2.2 5.2.1
or 5.2.0
or 4.7.x
Xsan 4.1    
Xsan 4  
Xsan 3.1
Xsan 3
Xsan 2.3  
Xsan 2.2.2  

StorNext Metadata Controller Compatibility with Xsan Clients

StorNext controller Xsan client


Xsan 4.1  
(OS X 10.11)
Xsan 4  
(OS X 10.10)
Xsan 3.1  
(OS X 10.9)
Xsan 3  
(OS X 10.8)
Xsan 2.3  
(OS X 10.7)
Xsan 2.2
through 2.2.2
(OS X 10.6)

StorNext 5.2.2

StorNext 5.2 or 5.2.1


StorNext 5.0.x or 5.1.x






StorNext 4.7



StorNext 4.3.x



StorNext 4.2.2 or



StorNext 4.2.1 or



StorNext 4.2.0






StorNext M330, M440 or M660 See the entry in this table for the StorNext File System version running on the metadata appliance.

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