we have a FAS3140 that has 2 aggregates FC and SAS, im looking to remove the FC shelf rom there is no data on the aggregate currently, are the steps below correct or are we missing something
Remove volumes extported from aggregate
unassign disks from aggregate
is it that easy?
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Hot removing shelves requires that the system be running ONTAP 8.2.1 or later, otherwise the controller will panic (as it should if it detects a lot of drives suddenly missing).
The procedure for hot-removing shelves on ONTAP 8.2.1 is detailed at https://library.netapp.com/ecmdocs/ECMP1367947/html/GUID-2B80FBD2-007D-4D19-8EB1-9CCEED211001.html - but essentially it's what you have said, yes.
Hope this helps!
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