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Max number of shelves in a stack

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Re: Max number of shelves in a stack

It is a little cryptic, but you need to go to http://hwu.netapp.com/Controller/Index and select your version of ONTAP and the controller model. After you click the Show Results button there will be a link labelled "Compatible Shelves/Drives" which will contain all the information you need.

As a general rule it is 10 shelves per stack, but there are limitations when using the low end controllers and/or SSD.

Regards,

Warren

Re: Max number of shelves in a stack

You can also find this info in Storage Subsystem Technical FAQ

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Re: Max number of shelves in a stack

HWU as you've just told not providing such an information. But Storage Subsystem Technical FAQ does.

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Re: Max number of shelves in a stack

Thanks!

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Re: Max number of shelves in a stack

Hi Dmitry,

As I said, it is a little cryptic, but the information is there. See the following screen shot from Hardware Universe: -

Regards,

Warren

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Re: Max number of shelves in a stack

And where is the max number of shelves in a stack on the picture?

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Re: Max number of shelves in a stack

Hi Dmitry,

It is the third column, here is a better image which shows the column headers : -

Regards,

Warren

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Re: Max number of shelves in a stack

Thanks for your help!

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