Apple Releases Xsan 2.2.2 Filesystem Update

Thursday August 25, 2011 1:38 PM PDT by Eric Slivka
Apple today released a new update for Xsan, the company's enterprise-class storage area network (SAN) solution, bringing the software to Version 2.2.2 for Mac OS X Snow Leopard users. The update targets only the Filesystem portion of Xsan and includes the following fixes according to the release notes:
The Xsan 2.2.2 Filesystem Update is recommended for all Mac OS X v10.6 Snow Leopard-based Xsan 2.2 systems. This update improves general file system reliability and

- improves file system reliability when the filesystem is highly fragmented
- improves file system reliability when unmounting a volume
- improves file system reliability when running snfsdefrag
- improves file system reliability when native extended attributes are enabled
- improves Finder reliability when browsing a volume that is highly fragmented
- allows Xsan Admin to create new volumes when more than 100 fsm processes are running
The update weighs in at 39.45 MB and requires Xsan 2.2 and Mac OS X 10.6 client or server. Apple also released an updated version of Xsan Uninstaller to support the Xsan 2.2.2 filesystem update.