Introduction to this guide

About this guide

This guide describes how the Isilon OneFS application programming interface (API) provides access to cluster configuration and access to cluster data. This guide also provides a list of all available API resource URLs, HTTP methods, and parameter and object descriptions.

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About the Isilon SDK

Information about the Isilon SDK documentation and resources.

Table 1. Isilon SDK documentation and resources
EMC {code}
EMC {code} blog
EMC {code} CodeCommunity Slack channel, #isilon
EMC Isilon community on ECN
GitHub repository for the Isilon SDK
Isilon SDK Info Hub
Isilon space on EMC {code}

Isilon scale-out NAS overview

The EMC Isilon scale-out NAS storage platform combines modular hardware with unified software to harness unstructured data. Powered by the OneFS operating system, an EMC Isilon cluster delivers a scalable pool of storage with a global namespace.

The platform's unified software provides centralized web-based and command-line administration to manage the following features:

  • A cluster that runs a distributed file system
  • Scale-out nodes that add capacity and performance
  • Storage options that manage files and tiering
  • Flexible data protection and high availability
  • Software modules that control costs and optimize resources

Where to go for support

Contact EMC Isilon Technical Support for any questions about EMC Isilon products.

Online Support

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Telephone Support

United States: 1-800-SVC-4EMC (800-782-4362)

Canada: 800-543-4782

Worldwide: +1-508-497-7901

For local phone numbers for a specific country, see EMC Customer Support Centers.

Help with Online Support

For questions specific to EMC Online Support registration or access, email

Isilon Info Hubs

For the list of Isilon info hubs, see the Isilon Info Hubs page on the EMC Isilon Community Network. Isilon info hubs organize Isilon documentation, videos, blogs, and user-contributed content into topic areas, making it easy to find content about subjects that interest you.

Support for IsilonSD Edge

If you are running a free version of IsilonSD Edge, community support is available through the EMC Isilon Community Network. However, if you have purchased one or more licenses of IsilonSD Edge, you can contact EMC Isilon Technical Support for assistance, provided you have a valid support contract for the product.


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