EMC Isilon

Isilon Simulator Download

Download the EMC Isilon OneFS Simulator at no charge for non-production use. You can use this to create a simulated environment and get a feel for the interface and administration tasks available in the latest Isilon software release. For support, join the EMC Isilon Community to access documentation, user guides, FAQs, and training. You can also join Community user discussions to get further insight in the latest OneFS features. If you are ready to move forward and purchase a cluster or upgrade an existing system you can speak with a Sales Associate or visit the EMC Isilon Community for links to start your upgrade plan.

Use Simulator if you want the simple version of OneFS or download IsilonSD Edge if you want the production grade version of OneFS.



The Isilon download package contains the simulator for EMC Isilon OneFS (VM) and the installation guide. Please follow the step by step installation instructions as indicated in the document.

System Requirements:

  • Minimum of 2 GB RAM for a virtual node
  • 6 GB RAM recommended per virtual node Processor
  • VT-capable processor

Operating System

  • Microsoft Windows (recommended)
  • Ubuntu (Linux)
  • CentOS (Linux)

Hard Drive

  • 42 GB of disk space per virtual node for a fully populated virtual cluster.
Virtual infrastructure:
  • Standalone components:
    • VMware Server
    • VMware Fusion
    • VMware Workstation
    • VMware Player
  • VMware vSphere components:
    • VMware ESXi 5.1.x
    • VMware vCenter Converter
    • Standalone or VMware vCenter Converter

License Requirements:

Ready to unlock the OneFS simulator advanced features? No problem. Contact your Account Representative or System's Engineer to receive your free "evaluation license key" valid for 90 days. If you are new to EMC Isilon, email us directly.

File type: *.zip
File Size: 336 MB
Release date: 05/18/2016

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