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How to move DS4243 disk shelf to new controller?

cgeck0000

Right now we have a DS4243 disk shelf connected to a FAS2050 and one of the nodes is installed on the shelf. We've already migrated all the data from the FAS2050 to the internal drives of the FAS2240-2.

I need to know the correct way to move the disk shelf to the 2240-2 without issue. Do I perform a intialization of the owner disks and zero them all out to remove the data and then connect the shelf? Do I remove ownership of the disks on the FAS2050 in maintenance mode and then connect the disk shelf to the 2240 and assign the disks to the node I want? Is there a best way to do this?

Thank you for the guidence.

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aborzenkov

Destroy all aggregates on shelf, zero spares, remove disk ownership, shutdown filer, disconnect shelf. Now you add shelf online to any other filer.

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