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SANmp v.4 Released for OS X and Windows

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We're happy to announce that Version 4.0 of SANmp for Mac and Windows has been released to the public.

If you've never purchased SANmp/iSANmp, click here to download and try it free.

If you've already purchased SANmp/iSANmp, contact us to purchase the upgrade to v4. (If you purchased an EVO storage system after Oct. 31, 2011 you are eligible for free v4 upgrades. If you purchased SANmp or iSANmp after December 1, 2011 you are eligible for free v4 upgrades.)

Before installing, please note:

  • Before upgrading from any previous version of SANmp it is strongly recommended that you disconnect from the SAN and uninstall (with that version's uninstaller) any existing installations of SANmp.
  • The Client and Admin are now bundled into one installer. To install SANmp Admin, launch the SANmp installer and choose the Customize option. You'll be able to install Admin and Client at the same time with only one restart cycle.
  • If you are using SANmp to setup a new SAN, you will need to enable "Allow Unconverted SAN Volumes" in SANmp Admin to convert your disks.
  • Please review the readme.txt file and Help documents (in the installer) for more information about this new version.

New Features

  • Support for OS X Lion
  • Support for Windows 7 (32-bit and 64-bit)
  • Non-destructive conversion option (Mac only)
  • Support for journaled HFS+ volumes (Mac only)
  • Ability to rename a volume (without erase) in SANmp Admin
  • Support direct conversion from GUID/GPT partitioned volumes
  • SANmp Admin can now import/export users and passwords
  • Option in SANmp Admin to enforce strong passwords
  • Option in SANmp Admin to force a user to reset his/her password
  • SANmp Admin GUI has a new Status report
  • SANmp Admin new menu item: Add all users to all disks
  • SANmp Admin new menu item: Select all unconverted volumes (Mac only)
  • SANmp Admin has a new per-volume current user list
  • Toggle for AUSV option (Allow Unconverted SAN Volumes)
  • Volume free space now stored in SANmp database
  • Write Exclusive compatibility with NTFS-3G (Mac only)
  • Improved feedback when a file system check (fsck) is required (Mac only)
  • New CLI 'repair' command for HFS+ volumes
  • Display status of manual sync in SANmp Client


  • All SANmp files are now digitally signed (Windows only)
  • Updated Explorer icons to indicate mount mode (Windows only)
  • Changed CLI's timer to improve handling of long idle time
  • OS-specific decimal vs. binary calculation of space
  • Improved login, mount, unmount, logout times for very large SAN environments

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