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iSCSI SAN for Linux

KernSafe SuperSAN is an advanced and powerful iSCSI Target software for Linux, which can quickly convert any workstation, server, and even embedded device into powerful iSCSI SAN. Being a full-featured iSCSI SAN software which supports many features and powerful authorization methods include CHAP, Mutual CHAP and IP Address authorization, SuperSAN not only supports a variety of media types such as Standard Image File, VHD, volumes, and physical disks, but also support many features for enterprise such as SCSI-3 for clustering, Synchronous / Asynchronous Replication, High Availability, Snapshot and CDP. The product is an ideal choice for storage solution in enterprise and home user.

The following are the major product updates history list:

Version 7.0
Bring big changes in I/O processing, reduce bottleneck in the software.
Bring a new advanced memory cache.
Added storage multiple level tiering feature.
Brings SSD cache, read cache and read/write persistent cache, support Persistent Memory (SCM / Optane)
Performance improves.
Existing bug fixes
GUI improves.

Version 6.0
Add Storage Pool feature that mentioned above.
Optimized daemon scripts for Linux and Hyper-Converged Platform.
Improved HA features on all platforms.
Improved synchronous and asynchronous replication on Linux and Hyper-Converged platform.
Fully supports VMWare VAAI, ATS, Offload-Copy etc. GUI improved.
Fixed existing BUGs in GUI and iSCSI SAN core services.

Version 5.0
Improved performance for concurrent I/O.
Add VHDX disk image format support.
Added IPv6 supported.
Added IPv6 IP Filter.
Added Mac address authorization.
Improved virtual write feature which allows to create thin provisioning VHDX image file.
Fixed old vhd problem.
GUI improved for working with Windows UAC.
Added support for AIX iSCSI initiator.
Improved SMTP notification to support more servers.
Improved log mechanism and log viewer.
Fixed existing BUGs in GUI and iSCSI SAN core services.

Version 4.0
Significantly optimized to the whole software.
Significantly changed and improved to the management console.
Significantly improved to the software architecture.
Optimized to the applications (high availability, replication etc).
Added software RAID5 feature. Added multiple LUN feature.
Added distributed iSCSI SAN (data center) feature.
Fixed all existing bugs.

Version 3.0
Improved synchronous and asynchronous replication feature.
Improved automatic snapshot feature. Improved free license features.
Improved management console GUI.
Improved HA features which allows to use as much as 4 channels for heart-beat Improved HA interfaces management.
Improved Asynchronous replication feature. Add function of SMTP settings testing.
Support completely automatic upgrade, fixed upgrade problem from 2.x to 3.0.
Improved HA features which can use multiple NICs to prevent split-brain.
Optimized replication synchronizing method, allows multiple replication synchronizing at the same time.
Optimized replication verify method, improved performance and allows multiple verify and multiple points to synchronize.
Resolved local image asynchronous replication problem.
Add additional sync link for HA replication.
Add performance statistics feature. Target portal addresses order can be saved.
Changed license scheme.
Management console bug resolved.

Version 1.0-3.0
Windows Version Only