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Queries on Storage Limits for FAS 2040

Masuk
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Experts,

I need your help to find out answers on some of the queries I have regarding our NetApp environment. I have a FAS2040 with DATA Ontap version 7.3.3 with a CIFS flexible volume size around 2 TB. We need to increase the size of this volume to 100 TB. Right now total aggregate size for the two controllers is around 11 TB and 6 TB. Now can we do the following?

 1. Buy disk arrays and assign 100 TB to a single aggregate.

 2. Allocate 100TB on step 1 to a flexible volume to use on CIFS

What are the steps required to accomplish these and when will NetApp stop supporting FAS2040? Thanks in advance for your time. 

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aborzenkov
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You can find all platform limits on https://hwu.netapp.com. Max volume size for FAS2040 is 30TB.

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aborzenkov
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Max volume size in Data ONTAP 7G is approximately 16TB (max aggregate is 16TB).

Masuk
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Thanks for the reply. So what if we upgrade to Data ONTAP 8.x?

aborzenkov
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You can find all platform limits on https://hwu.netapp.com. Max volume size for FAS2040 is 30TB.

Masuk
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Thanks for the link. This is what i was looking forSmiley Happy

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