NetApp FAS8000 Series Technical Specifications

Technical specifications for the NetApp FAS8000 Series unified scale-out storage.

See technical specifications that include the NetApp FAS6290, FAS6250 and FAS6220.

See technical specifications that include the NetApp FAS3250 and FAS3220.

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Scale-Out
FAS8080 EX FAS8060 FAS8040 FAS8020
NAS scale-out 1-24 nodes (12 HA Pairs)
Maximum drives 17,280 14,400 8,640 5,760
Maximum raw capacity: Hybrid[*] 69PB
432TB flash
57PB
216TB flash
34.5PB
144TB flash
23PB
72TB flash
Maximum raw capacity: All-flash 4.6PB 4.6PB 4.6PB 4.6PB
Maximum memory 3,072GB 1,536GB 768GB 576GB
SAN scale-out 1-8 nodes (4 HA Pairs)
Maximum drives 5,760 4,800 2,880 1,920
Maximum raw capacity: Hybrid[*] 23PB
144TB flash
19PB
72TB flash
11.5PB
48TB flash
7.7PB
24TB flash
Maximum raw capacity: All-flash 1.5PB 1.5PB 1.5PB 1.5PB
Maximum memory 1,024GB 512GB 256GB 192GB
Cluster Interconnect 2, 4 or 6 10GbE 2 or 4 10GbE 2 or 4 10GbE 2 10GbE

[*] Hybrid configurations combine HDDs with flash using Flash Cache and/or Flash Pool. You can also create storage configurations that include separate HDD and SSD aggregates. The size limit of the SSD aggregates is the same as the all-flash maximum.

Per HA Pair Specifications (active-active dual controller)
FAS8080 EX FAS8060 FAS8040 FAS8020
Maximum Drives 1,440 1,200 720 480
Hybrid Storage Configurations
Maximum Raw Capacity: Hybrid*[*] 5,760TB
36TB flash
4,800TB
18TB flash
2,880TB
12TB flash
1,920TB
6TB flash
Maximum Flash Cache 24TB 8TB 4TB 3TB
Maximum Flash Pool 36TB 18TB 12TB 6TB
All-Flash Storage Configurations
Maximum Raw Capacity: All-Flash 384TB 384TB 384TB 384TB
Controller Form Factor Dual enclosure HA;
2 controllers in two 6U chassis; total of 12U
Single enclosure HA;
2 controllers in single 6U chassis
Single enclosure HA;
2 controllers in single 6U chassis
Single enclosure HA;
2 controllers in single 3U chassis
Memory 256GB 128GB 64GB 48GB
NVRAM 32GB 16GB 16GB 8GB
PCIe Expansion Slots 24 8 8 4
Onboard I/O: UTA2
(10GbE/FCoE, 16Gb FC)
8 8 8 4
Onboard I/O: 10GbE 8 8 8 4
Onboard I/O: GbE 8 8 8 4
Onboard I/O, 6Gb SAS 8 8 8 4
Storage Networking Supported FC; FCoE; iSCSI; NFS; pNFS; CIFS/SMB; HTTP; FTP
OS Version Data ONTAP 8.2.2 RC1 or higher Data ONTAP 8.2.1 RC2 or higher
High-Availability Features Alternate Control Path (ACP); Ethernet-based service processor and Data ONTAP management interface; redundant hot-swappable controllers, cooling fans, power supplies and optics
Supported Configurations Cluster Configurations
  • Single node cluster
  • Two-node switchless or switched cluster
  • Clusters of HA pairs
7-Mode Configurations
  • Single Controller:
  • Active-active controller with controller failover and multipath HA storage
MetroCluster Configurations
  • Active-active controller with stretch (non-switch) MetroCluster
  • Active-active controller with fabric-attached (switched) MetroCluster
Disk Shelves Supported DS2246 (2U; 24 drives, 2.5” SFF)
DS4246 (4U; 24 drives, 3.5” LFF)
DS4486 (4U; 48 drives, 3.5” LFF)
DS4243 (4U; 24 drives, 3.5" LFF) supported for upgrades only
DS14 disk shelves (mk2-AT, mk4) are supported for upgrades only
See NetApp Disk Shelves and Storage Media for more details on each disk shelf and supported drive types.
Maximum RAID Group Sizes RAID 6 (RAID-DP)
Performance Disk: 28 (26 data disks plus 2 parity disks)
Capacity Disk: 20 (18 data disks plus 2 parity disks)

RAID 4
Performance Disk: 14 (13 data disks plus 1 parity disk)
Capacity Disk: 7 (5 data disks plus q 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 XP, Linux®, Oracle Solaris, AIX, HP-UX, Mac® OS, VMware®, ESX
Max. Number of LUNs 8,192
Number of Supported SAN Hosts Up to 512 hosts per HA pair
Up to 24 directly connected servers per HA pair
FlexVol Volumes Up to 1,000 per controller (clustered Data ONTAP) up to 500 per controller (7-Mode)
Snapshot Copies Up to 127,000
Maximum Volume/ Aggregate Size 400TB 324TB 180TB 150TB
Maximum port count includes integrated ports and PCIe expansion slots
FC Target Ports (16Gb autoranging) 64 24 24 12
FC Target Ports (4Gb or 8Gb) 64 40 40 20
FCoE Target Ports, UTA (max.) 32 24 24 12
10GbE Ports (max.) 64 32 32 16
GbE Ports (max.) 72 40 40 20
6Gb SAS Ports (max.) 56 40 40 20
FC Initiator Ports (max.) 72 40 40 20
Maximum Adapters
Dual 10GbE (optical or copper) 16 8 8 4
Dual 10Gbase-T (RJ-45, CAT 6A-E) 16 8 8 4
Quad GbE (copper) 16 8 8 4
Dual 10GbE/FCoE 16Gb FC Unified Target Adapter 2 (UTA2, optical or copper for 10GbE/FCoE deployments, optical for 16Gb FC) 24 8 8 4
8Gb FC Target 16 8 8 4
Flash Cache Performance Acceleration Module (2TB) 12 4 2 0
Flash Cache Performance Acceleration Module (1TB) 24 8 4 2
Flash Cache Performance Acceleration Module (512GB) 24 8 8 4
Quad 6Gb SAS Storage HBA 12 8 8 4
Quad 4Gb FC Storage/Tape HBA (fibre) 16 8 8 4
System Environmental Specifications
FAS8080 EX FAS8060 FAS8040 FAS8020
Thermal Rating (at 200V) 2,880 BTU (typical, per enclosure)

3,252 BTU (worst case, per enclosure)
2,031 BTU (typical)

2,362 BTU (worst case)
1,495 BTU (typical)

1,843 BTU (worst case)
1,205 BTU (typical)

1,450 BTU (worst case)
Weight 119.8 lb 121 lb 121 lb 78 lb
Height 12U (6U per enclosure) 6U 6U 3U
Width 19" IEC rack-compliant (17.6”, 44.7 cm)
Depth 24.3” (28.9” w/cable management)
Operating Temperature, Altitude and Relative Humidity 10°C to 40°C (50°F to 104°F); at <= 3,000 m (at <= 10,000 feet) elevation; 20% to 80% relative humidity, non-condensing (28°C wet bulb temperature)
Non-operating Temperature and Relative Humidity -40°C to 65°C (-40°F to 149°F); 5% to 95% relative humidity, non-condensing, in original container
Operating Acoustic Noise (Max. FAS8060 configuration) FAS8020:
  • Declared sound power (LwAd) per ISO 9296: 7.8 Bel
  • Sound pressure (LpAm) (bystander positions): 62.6 dB

FAS8040/FAS8060:
  • Declared sound power (LwAd) per ISO 9296: 7.6 Bel
  • Sound pressure (LpAm) (bystander positions): 62.9 dB

FAS8080 EX:
  • Declared sound power (LwAd) per ISO 9296: 7.5 Bel @ normal operating conditions (at 23°C and at sea level)
Compliance RoHS-compliant PDF
Safety/Emissions/Immunity Safety: EN 60950, CE, CSA 60950, UL 60950, CB IEC60950-1 (all national deviations), EN60825-1, IRAM, GOST-R, 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
FAS8080 EX FAS8060 FAS8040 FAS8020
Rack Space 42U
Dimensions (height/width/depth) 78.75" (200 cm)/23.6" (60 cm)/44.3" (112.5 cm)
Minimum Cabinet Clearances for Airflow 10" (25.4 cm) front and 12” (30.5 cm) rear
Minimum Cabinet Clearances for Service 30” (76.3 cm) front and rear, 12” top
AC Power 200 to 240VAC
Current 30A Single Phase or 3-Phase
Weight (empty) 307 lbs (138 kg)
Features Split rear door with cable egress opening, reversible front door (left or right handed)
FC and FCoE Switch Support
FAS8080 EX FAS8060 FAS8040 FAS8020
NetApp offers broad support for FC and FCoE switches. A list of switches available through NetApp can be found here. For the complete list of supported switches, please consult the interoperability matrix found on the NetApp support site. Login access is required.