Updated 31-Oct-2017

Avid ISIS | 7500 & 7000

Avid Main page for ISIS 7500


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

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

I recommend using the latest Nexis Client to connect to ISIS Servers.
ISIS Client Compatibility Matrix

Information about updates for your
Shared storage Products here

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

ISIS 7500 & 7000 v4.7.11

ISIS 4.7.x Documentation

4.7.11 ReadMeSetup Guide – Performance Guide
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 7500 & 7000 v4.6.1.1

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

Added support for Mac OS 10.9 – Windows 8.1

ISIS 7000 v4.2.1 / v4.0.4

ISIS v4.0.4 is a software update for the Avid ISIS 7000 infrastructure only and is included with the ISIS v4.2.1 software kit.

4.2.1/4.0.4 Readme

All ISIS 7000 environments using i4000 must have ISIS v4.0.4 or higher

ISIS 7000 v4.2 / v4.0.3

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

4.2 Performance and Redistribution Guide4.2 Benchmark Utility

ISIS 7000 v3.5 Client only

ISIS Client ReadMe v3.5

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

ChecklistQualified Switches for ISIS

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


Single ISBs sometimes reboot on ISIS 2.3. Solution found here on KB

ISIS 7000 – Requirements for Pro Tools

Compatibility and System Requirements for using
Avid ISIS 7000 with Pro Tools Systems
Link to Avid KB

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