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  • Tue, Apr 11 2017 6:54 PM

    Avid NEXIS | FS v7.3.1 is now available

    Avid NEXIS | FS v7.3.1

    Avid NEXIS 7.3.1, the latest maintenance release for all Avid NEXIS systems, is now available and provides resolution to the issue below:

    New in Avid NEXIS | FS v7.3.1:

    Resolves a stability issue with Avid NEXIS caused by intermittent connection to Active Directory (AD) server when using LDAP (Lightweight Directory Access Protocol) for user authentication. Therefore, Avid NEXIS | FS v7.3.1 is recommended for all Avid NEXIS installations using LDAP. This release requires client update to NEXIS v7.3.1 before upgrading the core.

    Enhancements in Avid NEXIS | FS v7.3.0

    • Avid NEXIS client kits packaged and available for Avid ISIS customers
      • Avid NEXIS client can connect to Avid ISIS systems running ISIS v4.7.5 and newer
    • Added support for Myricom 10GbE Rev C Network Interface Cards (NICs) for use with Avid NEXIS
    • Resolved a reporting issue with Avid NEXIS | E5 power supply and fan information
    • Removed the requirement (introduced in v7.2) that Avid NEXIS engine could PING the default IP gateway

    Recent Enhancements:

    • Support for macOS Sierra (v10.12.2) clients
    • Support for Avid NEXIS File Gateway for open access
    • Support for adding Avid NEXIS Engines and Media Packs to existing systems with mirror capable storage groups. This enables existing systems to add capacity and bandwidth to support larger workflows and additional material
    • Seamless Engine Protection (Media Mirror with 2-disk protection)
    • Redundant Networking
    • Redundant Controllers

    Recommended and Supported versions:




    Avid NEXIS


    Required for all Avid NEXIS systems using LDAP and all systems with more than 24 Media Packs (MPs)

    Note: Requires client update to Avid NEXIS | FS v.7.3.1

    Avid NEXIS


    Introduced Avid NEXIS File Gateway and macOS Sierra client.

    Avid NEXIS


    Minimum recommended for all Avid NEXIS Systems.

    Includes stability enhancements and protection from misconfigured clients.

    Avid NEXIS | PRO

    Firmware r4.1.16d

    Required for all Avid NEXIS | PRO storage

    Location:  Avid NEXIS | FS v7.3.1 is now available in Avid Master (MyAvid) accounts of customers with a current support contract. 

    Documentation:  If you are looking for more information, please refer to the useful resources below:

    Avid NEXIS | FS v7.3.1 Readme

    Avid NEXIS FAQ


    Symphony 8.8.x w/Avid Nitris DX, HP z420, Windows 10, QT v7.7.x, Hexa Core 3.2GHz, 16GB RAM, nVidia Quadro Series 2000 w/353.82. 2TB Boot, 2 x 3TB internal... [view my complete system specs]

    "There are few technological barriers.  You can fix almost anything if you throw enough money at it."
    Randall L. Rike, ACI, ACSR Mac*Win*Unity*ISIS*DS
    Systems Engineer @ BET Networks [a Viacom company]

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