NetApp FAS8000 Technical Specifications

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

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All data in this table applies to NetApp® dual-controller hybrid and disk-only configurations. See the All Flash FAS datasheet PDF for information about all-flash configurations.

FAS8080 EXFAS8060FAS8040FAS8020
NAS Scale-Out1–24 nodes (12 HA pairs)
Maximum Drives17,28014,4008,6405,760
Maximum Capacity103PB86PB51PB34PB
Maximum Flash Pool™ capacity1728TB864TB576TB288TB
Maximum memory3072GB1536GB768GB576GB
SAN Scale-Out1–8 nodes (4 HA pairs)
Maximum Drives5,7604,8002,8801,920
Maximum Capacity34PB28PB17PB11.5PB
Maximum Flash Pool capacity576TB288TB192TB96TB
Maximum memory1024GB512GB256GB192GB
Cluster Interconnect2, 4, or 6 x 10GbE2 or 4 x 10GbE2 or 4 x 10GbE2 x 10GbE
Per HA Pair Specifications (Active-Active Dual Controller)
FAS8080 EXFAS8060FAS8040FAS8020
Maximum Capacity8640TB7200TB4320TB2880TB
Maximum Flash Pool capacity144TB72TB48TB24TB
Maximum Drives1,4401,200720480
Controller form factorDual enclosure HA;
2 controllers in two 6U chassis; total of 12U
Dual-enclosure HA; 2 controllers and 2 IOXMs in two 6U chassis; total of 12U or
Single enclosure HA; 2 controllers in single 6U chassis
Single-enclosure HA; 2 controllers in single 6U chassisSingle-enclosure HA;
2 controllers in single 3U chassis
Maximum Flash Cache™24TB8TB4TB3TB
Maximum Flash Pool144TB72TB48TB24TB
Combined flash total144TB72TB48TB24TB
PCIe expansion slots248 or 24184
Onboard I/O: UTA2
(10GbE/FCoE, 16Gb FC)
Onboard I/O: 10GbE8884
Onboard I/O: GbE8884
Onboard I/O, 6Gb SAS8884
Storage networking supportedFC, FCoE, iSCSI, NFS, pNFS, CIFS/SMB
OS VersionData ONTAP® 8.2.2 RC1 or higherData ONTAP 8.2.1 RC2 or higher
High-availability FeaturesAlternate Control Path (ACP); Ethernet-based service processor and Data ONTAP management interface; redundant hot-swappable controllers, cooling fans, power supplies and optic
Supported configurations

Data ONTAP 8.2.x
Clustered Data ONTAP 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

7-Mode MetroCluster™ configurations:

  • Active-active controller with stretch (non-switched storage) MetroCluster
  • Active-active controller with fabric-attached (switched storage) MetroCluster

Supported configurations

Data ONTAP 8.3

Clustered Data ONTAP configurations:

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

MetroCluster Clustered Data ONTAP configurations:

2 x two-node switched or switchless clusters with fabric-attached (switched) storage; 4 nodes total: a 2-node active-active cluster at each site total

Disk shelves supportedDS2246 (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


Performance disk: 28 (26 data disks plus 2 parity disks)

Capacity disk: 20 (18 data disks plus 2 parity disks)



Performance disk: 14 (13 data disks plus 1 parity disk)

Capacity disk: 7 (6 data disks plus 1 parity disk)

RAID 6 + RAID 1 or RAID 4 + RAID 1 (SyncMirror®)
Operating systems supportedWindows® 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 LUNs8,192
Number of supported SAN hostsUp to 512 hosts per HA pair
Up to 24 directly connected servers per HA pair
FlexVol® volumesUp to 1,000 per controller (clustered Data ONTAP); up to 500 per controller (7-Mode)
Snapshot® copiesUp to 255,000 per controller
Maximum volume size100TB100TB100TB70TB
Maximum aggregate size400TB400TB324TB324TB
Maximum Port Count (Includes Integrated Ports and PCIe Expansion Slots)
FC target ports (16Gb autoranging)64642412
FC target ports (4Gb or 8Gb)64644020
FCoE target ports, UTA (max.)32322412
10GbE ports (max.)64643216
GbE ports (max.)72724020
6Gb/12Gb SAS ports (max.)56564020
FC initiator ports (max.)72724020
Maximum Adapters
Dual 10GbE (optical or copper)161684
Dual 10Gbase-T (RJ-45, CAT 6A-E)161684
Quad GbE (copper)161684
Dual 10GbE/FCoE 16Gb FC Unified Target Adapter 2 (UTA2, optical or copper for 10GbE/FCoE deployments, optical for 16Gb FC)242484
8Gb FC target161684
Flash Cache Performance Acceleration Module (2TB)12420
Flash Cache Performance Acceleration Module (1TB)24842
Flash Cache Performance Acceleration Module (512GB)241684
Quad 6Gb SAS storage HBA12884
Quad 12Gb SAS storage HBA12884
Quad 4Gb FC storage/tape HBA (fibre)16884
System Environmental Specifications

FAS8080 EXFAS8060FAS8040FAS8020
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 (heaviest)115.08lb.121.47lb.119.49lb.74.08lb.
Height12U (6U per enclosure)6U or 12U16U3U
Width19" IEC rack-compliant (17.6", 44.7cm)
Depth24.3” (28.9” w/cable management)
Operating temperature, altitude and relative humidity10°C to 40°C (50°F to 104°F); at <= 3,000m (at <= 10,000') elevation; 20% to 80% relative humidity, non-condensing (28°C wet bulb temperature)
Non-operating temperature and relative humidity–40°C to 70°C (–40°F to 158°F); 5% to 95% relative humidity, non-condensing, in original container
Operating acoustic noise
  • Declared sound power (LwAd) per ISO 9296: 7.8 Bel
  • Sound pressure (LpAm) (bystander positions): 62.6 dB

  • Declared sound power (LwAd) per ISO 9296: 7.6 Bel
  • Sound pressure (LpAm) (bystander positions): 62.4 dB

FAS8080 EX:
  • Declared sound power (LwAd) per ISO 9296: 7.5 Bel @ normal operating conditions (at 23°C and at sea level)
ComplianceRoHS-compliant PDF
Safety/emissions/immunitySafety: 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
FAS8080 EXFAS8060FAS8040FAS8020
Rack space42U
Dimensions (height/width/depth)78.75" (200cm)/23.6" (60cm)/44.3" (112.5cm)
Minimum cabinet clearances for airflow10" (25.4cm) front and 12" (30.5cm) rear
Minimum cabinet clearances for service30" (76.3cm) front and rear, 12" top
AC power200 to 240VAC
Current30A single-phase or 3-phase
Weight (empty)307lb. (138kg)
FeaturesSplit rear door with cable egress opening, reversible front door (left or right handed)

1. Requires Data ONTAP 8.2.3.

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