NAS Scaling 1–24 nodes (12 HA pairs)
Maximum drives (HDD/SSD) 5,760/5,760
Maximum capacity 57PB
Maximum onboard NVMe Flash Cache™ 48TB
Maximum Flash Pool™ capacity 576TB
Maximum memory 3072GB
SAN Scaling 1–12 nodes (6 HA pairs)
Maximum drives (HDD/SSD) 2,880/2,880
Maximum capacity 28PB
Maximum onboard NVMe Flash Cache™ 24TB
Maximum Flash Pool capacity 288TB
Maximum memory 1536GB
Cluster interconnect 2 10GbE
Per HA Pair Specifications (Active-Active Dual Controller)

Maximum drives (HDD/SSD) 480/480
Maximum capacity 4.8PB
Controller form factor Single-enclosure HA;
2 controllers in single 3U chassis
Memory 256GB
Maximum onboard NVMe Flash Cache™ 4TB
Maximum Flash Pool capacity 48TB
Combined flash total 48TB
PCIe expansion slots 4
Onboard I/O: UTA2
(8Gb/16Gb FC, GbE/10GbE, or FCVI ports [MetroCluster only])
Onboard I/O: 10GbE 4
Onboard 10GbE Base-T 4
Onboard I/O: 12Gb SAS 8
Storage networking supported FC; FCoE; iSCSI; NFS; pNFS; CIFS/SMB
OS version ONTAP 9.1 RC1 or higher
High-availability features Ethernet-based service processor and ONTAP management interface; redundant hot-swappable controllers, cooling fans, power supplies.

Supported configurations


Hardware cluster configurations:

  • Two-node switchless or switched cluster
  • Clusters of HA pairs

MetroCluster configurations for synchronous replication:

  • 2-node
  • 4-node: two x 2-node switched or switchless clusters with fabric-attached (switched) storage; 4 nodes total: a 2-node active-active cluster at each site)
  • 8-node (NAS-only): four x 2-node switched or switchless clusters with fabric-attached (switched) storage; 8 nodes total: a 4-node cluster at each site)
Disk shelves supported DS224C (2U, 24 drives, 2.5” SFF, 12Gb)
DS212C (2U, 12 drives, 3.5”LFF, 12Gb)
DS2246 (2U; 24 drives, 2.5" SFF, 6Gb)
DS4246 (4U; 24 drives, 3.5" LFF, 6Gb)
DS4246 (DS4243 with IOM3 changed to IOM6)
DS4486 (4U; 48 drives, 3.5" LFF, 6Gb)
See NetApp Disk Shelves and Storage Media for more details on each disk shelf and supported drive types.
Maximum RAID group sizes RAID-TEC™ (triple parity)
  • SSDs and Performance HDDs: 29 (26 data disks plus 3 parity disks)
  • Capacity HDDs: 21 (18 data disks plus 3 parity disks)
  • SSDs and Performance HDDs: 28 (26 data disks plus 2 parity disks)
  • Capacity HDDs: 20 (18 data disks plus 2 parity disks)
  • SSDs and Performance HDDs: 14 (13 data disks plus 1 parity disk)
  • Capacity HDDs: 7 (6 data disks plus 1 parity disk)
RAID 6 + RAID 1 or RAID 4 + RAID 1 (SyncMirror®)
Operating systems supported Windows® 2000, Windows Server® 2003, Windows Server 2008, Windows Server 2012, Windows Server 2016, Linux®, Oracle® Solaris, AIX, HP-UX, Mac® OS, VMware®, ESX®
Max. number of LUNs FAS8200: 12,288
Number of supported SAN hosts FAS8200: 8,192
FlexVol® volumes Up to 1,000 per controller
Snapshot® copies Up to 255,000 per controller
Maximum volume size 100TB
Maximum aggregate size 400TB
Maximum Port Count (Includes Integrated Ports and PCIe Expansion Slots)
FC target ports (32Gb autoranging) 8
FC target ports (16Gb autoranging) 24
FC target ports (4Gb or 8Gb) 16
FCoE target ports, UTA (max.) 24
40GbE 8
10GbE ports (max.) 32
10GbE Base-T ports (max.) 4
6Gb/12Gb SAS ports (max.) 24
FC initiator ports (max.) 24
Maximum Adapters
32Gb FC 4
40GbE 4
Dual 10GbE (optical or copper) 4
Dual 10Gbase-T (RJ-45,CAT 6A-E) 4
Quad GbE (copper) 4
Dual 10GbE/FCoE 16Gb FC Unified Target Adapter 2 (UTA2, optical or copper for 10GbE/FCoE deployments, optical for 16Gb FC) 4
8Gb FC target 4
Quad 12Gb SAS storage HBA 4
Quad 4Gb FC storage/tape HBA (fiber) 4
System Environmental Specifications

Thermal Rating (at 200V) 1,850 BTU (typical)

2,130 BTU (worst case)
Weight (heaviest) 78.92lb.
Height 3U
Width 19" IEC rack-compliant (17.6", 44.7cm)
Depth 23.9" (28.9" with cable management)
Operating temperature, altitude, and relative humidity 5°C to 45°C (41°F to 113°F); at <= 3,000m (at <= 10,000') elevation; 8% to 90% relative humidity, noncondensing (28°C wet bulb temperature)
Nonoperating temperature and relative humidity –40°C to 70°C (–40°F to 158°F); 10% to 95% relative humidity, noncondensing, in original container
Operating acoustic noise
  • Declared sound power (LwAd) per ISO 9296: 7.8 Bel
  • Sound pressure (LpAm) (bystander positions): 62.6 dB
Compliance RoHS-compliant (PDF)
Safety/emissions/immunity Safety: EN 60950, CE, CSA 60950, UL 60950, CB IEC60950-1 (all national deviations), EN60825-1, IRAM, CU, BIS, BSMI, SONCAP, NRCS LOA (South Africa)

Emissions/Immunity: FCC Part 15 Class A, ICES-03, CE, KCC, VCCI, AS/NZS CISPR 22, EN55022, EN55024, EN61000-3-2, EN61000-3-3, SABS COC (South Africa), BSMI
NetApp Systems Cabinet

Rack space 42U
Dimensions (height/width/depth) 78.75" (200cm)/23.6" (60cm)/44.3" (112.5cm)
Minimum cabinet clearances for airflow 10" (25.4cm) front and 12" (30.5cm) rear
Minimum cabinet clearances for service 30" (76.3cm) front and rear, 12" top
AC power 200 to 240VAC
Current 30A single-phase or 3-phase
Weight (empty) 307lb. (138kg)
Features Split rear door with cable egress opening, reversible front door (left or right handed)

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