Apple has released an update to Xsan, its storage area network (SAN) file system for OS X. Xsan 2.2.2 FileSystem Update is recommended for all Mac OS X v10.6 Snow Leopard-based Xsan 2.2 systems, according to the release notes. The update improves general file system reliability and offers:

  • improved file system reliability when the filesystem is highly fragmented
  • improved file system reliability when unmounting a volume
  • improved file system reliability when running snfsdefrag
  • improved file system reliability when native extended attributes are enabled
  • improved 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

Xsan 2.2.2 FileSystem Update is a 39 MB download and requires Mac OS X 10.6 client or server. The direct download link tot he software is here.

This article was originally published on Tuaw.
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