It’s here! The latest major release of EMC Isilon’s operating system, OneFS version 7.1, is now available to download and install.
The Isilon OneFS 7.1 release includes new features, enhancements, and our most comprehensive set of product guides to date. Over the next month, we’ll highlight some of these new features, such as enhancements to SMB auditing and job engine performance. To learn about new features and functionality, visit the EMC Pulse Product & Technology Blog for an overview, or review the following documents available from the EMC Online Support site:
For general information about how OneFS 7.1 can help you with big data storage, watch the webinar, “IDC and EMC: Strategies to Meet the Evolving Big Data Storage Challenge.”
How to upgrade to OneFS 7.1
Then, visit the Isilon OneFS Install, License, and Configure page* on the EMC Online Support site. On this page, you’ll find all the information you need to complete the steps below:
- Prepare for the upgrade process by downloading and reviewing the following:
- After reviewing these documents, click on How to download OneFS 7.1 for instructions on downloading and installing OneFS 7.1.
New product guides available
All product documentation related to OneFS 7.1 is now available on the EMC Online Support site. We’re excited to introduce several new guides with this release:
- OneFS CLI Administration Guide*
This guide, formerly known as the OneFS Command Reference, provides task-based instructions on how to configure OneFS through the command-line interface.
- OneFS Security Configuration Guide*
This new guide provides an overview of all the security features in OneFS, with pointers to instructions in the OneFS Web Administration Guide on how to configure those features. This information was previously available in the administration guide; however, this new guide highlights security features.
- OneFS Site Preparation and Planning Guide*
This new guide provides information about hardware requirements and guidelines to help system administrators and facility managers plan for and implement an Isilon cluster.
- OneFS Upgrade Planning and Process Guide*
This new guide provides considerations that users should take into account when deciding to upgrade to any version of OneFS, and provides information on tasks that users should perform to prepare the cluster for the upgrade.
To see a complete list of all OneFS 7.1-related documentation, please visit the Isilon OneFS Support page* on the EMC Online Support site.