Dell EMC Isilon Simulator

Dell EMC Isilon Simulator

Source – Dell EMC – Isilon Simulator Content are owned by Dell Technologies – added by Cobus Smit – 6 April 2020

Download the Dell EMC Isilon OneFS 8.2.1 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 Dell 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 Dell 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.

Isilon Simulator

The Isilon download package contains the simulator for Dell EMC Isilon OneFS 8.2.1 (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 6.0 or greater

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 Dell EMC Isilon, email Dell EMC directly.

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