Updated 9-Jun-2017

Avid ISIS | 5500 & 5000

Avid Main page for ISIS 5500


Information about updates for your
Shared storage Products here

NOTE! Configuration Guidelines for 3/6/9/12 Engines!

Avid Shared Storage Updates Information regarding the latest updates
for Avid ISIS Link to KB with complete list

Shared Storage Best Practices

Understanding Avid Unity, Sharing Method, Shared Bin and Project Limitations,
Shared Bin Lock Icon Limitation, Naming Conventions, Shared Bins and
Windows Explorer, Avid Interplay Environment. Link to Avid KB


Qualified Switches for ISIS

ISIS Qualified Switch Reference Guide
What switches are qualified and how do I configure them correctly?

ISIS 5500 & 5000 v4.7.11

ISIS 4.7.x Documentation

ISIS Client Compatibility Matrix

4.7.3 is not recommended for ISIS 5000/5500
connected with 4×1 Gbit to a switch (Fixed in 4.7.4)

4.7.11 ReadMe – 4.7 Setup Guide
4.7.7 Performance Guide
4.7 Client GuideDNxHR Bandwidth

Mac OS 10.12 is supported using the latest Nexis Client!
Mac OS 10.11 – Windows 7, 8.1, and Windows 10 – ISIS Client 4.7.9 (4.7.11 recommended)
Mac OS 10.11 “El Capitan” – Windows 7 and 8.1  – ISIS Client 4.7.7 (4.7.11 recommended)
Mac OS 10.10 “Yosemite” – Windows 7 and 8.1  – ISIS Client 4.7.4 (4.7.11 recommended)
Mac OS 10.9.4 “Mavericks” – Windows 7 and 8.1 (4.7.11 recommended)

ISIS 5500 & 5000 v4.6.1.1

ISIS 4.6.1 Documentation ReadMe – 4.6.1 ReadMe4.6 Setup Guide
4.6 Performance Guide4.6 Client Guide

Support for Mac OS 10.9 – Windows 8.1

ISIS 5500 & 5000 v4.5

4.5 Readme4.5 Client Guide
4.5 Administration Guide4.5 Setup Guide

4.5 installer includes newer LSI driver for improved stability!

ISIS 5000  v4.2 / v4.0.3

4.2/4.0.3 Readme – Client/Server release, for Mac OS 10.8 (Mountain Lion)

ISIS 5000 v4.0

4.0 Quick Start Guide4.0 Performance and Redistribution Guide

4.0 Client Users Guide – 4.0 Administration Guide4.0 Setup Guide

ISIS 5000 v3.5 Client only

ISIS Client ReadMe v3.5

ISIS 5000 – Requirements for Pro Tools

Compatibility and System Requirements for using
Avid ISIS 5000 with Pro Tools Systems Link to Avid KB

ISIS Benchmark Util

ISIS Benchmark Utility

 Avid ISIS Benchmark Utility is a diagnostic utility that allows you to validate
ISIS clients by checking the connectivity between the
Avid ISIS shared storage network and its clients. More info Here

Very useful storage calculator

ISIS 5000 Maintenance & Best Practices

A series of actions and activities that will provide a more
optimal environment for utilizing Avid Unity ISIS 5000.
Link to Avid KB

How to identify failed drive

How do I locate the failed drive on my ISIS 5000 to replace it with a spare
if it isn’t marked with the Red LED ?
Link to Avid KB

Unity ISIS and MediaNetwork
Compatibility Matrix Files

The Unity and MediaNetwork Compatibility Matrix files are very useful for
determining the correct combination of hardware and software required between
Avid Unity server and client components. Link to Avid KB

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