Chapter 2. Hardware and Software Requirements

There are a number of components necessary to configure a SAN.

These include:

  • Apple Xsan software

  • Supported controller and client computers

  • Supported storage devices

  • Fibre Channel fabric, adapters, and switches

  • Ethernet network

  • Directory services (optional)

  • Outgoing mail service (optional)

Supported Computers

Supported Computers


Supported Computers

Xserve G5

Supported Computers

Xserve G5 Cluster Node

Power Mac G5

Power Mac G4 Dual 800MHz of faster


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