NetApp All Flash FAS Technical Specifications

AFF A700 AFF A300 AFF A200
NAS Scale-out 2-24 nodes (12 HA pairs) 2-24 nodes (12 HA pairs) 2-8 nodes (4 HA pairs)
Maximum SSD 5760 4608 576
Maximum Raw Capacity: All-Flash 88.1PB/78.3PiB 70.5PB/62.6PiB 8.8PB/7.8PiB
Effective Capacity[*] 359.9PB/319.7PiB 288.0PB/256.3PiB 35.9PB/31.9PiB
Maximum Memory 12,288GB 3,072GB 256GB
SAN Scale-out 2-12 nodes (6 HA pairs) 2-12 nodes (6 HA pairs) 2-8 nodes (4 HA pairs)
Maximum SSD 2880 2304 576
Maximum Raw Capacity 44.1PB/39.1PiB 35.3PB/31.3PiB 8.8PB/7.8PiB
Effective Capacity[1] 180.0PB/159.8PiB 144.3PB/128.2PiB 35.9PB/31.9PiB
Maximum Memory 6144GB 1536GB 256GB
Cluster Interconnect 2x 40GbE or 4x 10GbE 2x 10GbE 2x 10GbE

[*]Effective capacity based on 5:1 storage efficiency ratios with the maximum number of SSDs installed. Actual ratio is up to 10:1 or higher depending on workloads and use cases.

Per HA Pair Specifications (active-active dual controller)

AFF A700 AFF A300 AFF A200
Maximum SSD 480 384 144
Maximum Raw Capacity: All-Flash 7.3PB/6.5PiB 5.9PB/5.2PiB 2.2PB/2.0PiB
Effective Capacity[1] 30.0PB/26.6PiB 24.1PB/21.4PiB 9.0PB/8.0PiB
Controller Form Factor 8U chassis with two HA controllers 3U chassis with two HA controllers 2U chassis with two HA controllers and 24 SSD slots
Memory 1024GB 256GB 64GB
NVRAM 64GB 16GB 8GB
PCIe Expansion Slots 20 4 n/a
Onboard I/O: 40GbE or 10GbE n/a n/a n/a
Onboard I/O: UTA2 (16Gb FC, 10GbE/ FCoE) n/a 8 8
Onboard I/O: 10GbE n/a n/a 4
Onboard I/O: 10Gbase-T n/a 4 n/a
Onboard I/O: 12Gb SAS n/a 8 4
Storage Networking Supported FC; FCoE; iSCSI; NFS; pNFS; CIFS/SMB
OS Version ONTAP 9.1 RC1 or later ONTAP 9.1 RC2 or later
High-Availability Features SAS in-band management over SAS connections; Ethernet-based service processor and ONTAP management interface; redundant hot-swappable controllers, cooling fans, and power supplies
Supported Configurations
ONTAP 9.1
Cluster Configurations
  • Two-node switchless or switched cluster
  • Clusters of HA pairs
MetroCluster™ configurations for synchronous replication
  • 2-node
  • 4-node: two 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 2-node switched or switchless clusters with fabric-attached (switched) storage (8 nodes total: a 4-node cluster at each site)
Cluster Configurations
  • Two-node switchless or switched cluster
  • Clusters of HA pairs
Supported Internal SSDs 15.3TB, 3.8TB, and 960GB
3.8TB self-encrypting[2]
15.3TB, 3.8TB, and 960GB
3.8TB and 800GB self-encrypting[2]
15.3TB, 3.8TB, and 960GB
3.8TB and 800GB self-encrypting[2]
Supported Storage Shelves and SSDs Configured with new systems:
  • Storage shelf: DS224C; 2U 24 drive, 12Gbps SAS
    • SSDs: 15.3TB, 3.8TB, and 960GB
    • Self-encrypting SSDs: 3.8TB (all system models) and 800GB (AFF A300 and AFF A200 only)
Supported when expanding system capacity or adding storage from other AFF systems:
  • Storage shelf: DS224C; 2U 24 drive, 12Gbps SAS
    • SSDs: 15.3TB, 3.8TB, and 960GB
    • Self-encrypting SSDs: 3.8TB and 800GB
  • Storage shelf: DS2246; 2U 24 drive, 6Gbps SAS
    • SSDs: 3.8TB, 1.6TB, 800GB, and 400GB
    • Self-encrypting SSDs: 1.6TB and 800GB
Maximum RAID Group Sizes RAID-TEC™ (triple parity RAID, supported with ONTAP 9.0 and later)
SSD: 29 (26 data drives plus 3 parity drives)

RAID 6 (RAID DP)
SSD: 28 (26 data drives plus 2 parity drives)

RAID 4
SSD: 14 (13 data drives plus 1 parity drive)

RAID 6 + RAID 1 or RAID 4 + RAID 1 (SyncMirror®)
Host 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 12,288 4096
Number of Supported SAN Hosts 8,192 512
FlexVol® Volumes Up to 1,000 per controller
Snapshot® Copies Up to 255,000 per controller
Maximum Volume Size 100TiB
Maximum Aggregate Size 400TiB
Maximum port counts include both onboard and expansion card or module ports (per HA pair)
FC target ports (32Gb autoranging) 32 8 n/a
FC target ports (16Gb autoranging) 64 24 8
FC target ports (8Gb or 4Gb) 64 16 8
FCoE target ports, UTA2 64 24 8
40GbE ports 32 8 n/a
10GbE ports 64 28 8
10Gbase-T ports (1GbE autoranging) 64 12 n/a
12Gb/6Gb SAS ports 64 24 4
Dual 10GbE (optical or copper) 64 24 8

System Environmental Specifications
AFF A700 AFF A300 AFF A200
Thermal Rating (at 200V) 5,151 BTU/hr (typical)
5,430 BTU/hr (worst case)

Dual-controller chassis with 40GbE, 32GbE FC and 12Gb SAS I/O modules
424 BTU/hr (typical)
949 BTU/hr (worst case)
DS224C shelf with 24x 3.8TB SSD
1,987 BTU/hr (typical)
2,263 BTU/hr (worst case)

Dual-controller chassis with 10GbE PCIe cards
424 BTU/hr (typical)
949 BTU/hr (worst case) DS224C shelf with 24x 3.8TB SSD
1,209 BTU/hr (typical)
1,676 BTU/hr (worst case)

Dual-controller chassis with 24x 3.8TB SSD
Weight 183.0 lb (83.0 kg)
Dual-controller chassis with 40GbE, 32GbE FC and 12Gb SAS I/O modules
53.8 lb (24.4 kg)
DS224C shelf with 24x 3.8TB SSD
76.1 lb (34.5 kg)
Dual-controller chassis with 10GbE PCIe cards
53.8 lb (24.4 kg)
DS224C shelf with 24x 3.8TB SSD
60.8 lb (27.6 kg)
Dual-controller chassis with 24x 3.8TB SSD
Height 10U (8U + 2U shelf) 5U (3U + 2U shelf) 2U
Width 19" IEC rack-compliant (17.6", 44.7 cm)
Depth 30.8" (36.8" with cable management bracket) 23.9" (28.9" with cable management bracket) 19” (without cable management bracket)
Operating Temperature, Altitude, and Relative Humidity 5°C to 45°C (41°F to 113°F) at ≤3,048 m (≤10,000 ft) elevation; 8% to 90% relative humidity, noncondensing
Nonoperating Temperature and Relative Humidity -40°C to 70°C (-40°F to 158°F) up to 12,192 m (40,000 ft)
10% to 95% relative humidity, noncondensing, in original container
Operating Acoustic Noise
  • Declared sound power (LwAd) per ISO 9296: 8.1 Bel
  • Sound pressure (LpAm) (bystander positions): 65 dB
Dual-controller chassis with 40GbE, 32GbE FC and 12Gb SAS I/O modules
  • Declared sound power (LwAd) per ISO 9296: 6.9 Bel
  • Sound pressure (LpAm) (bystander positions): 53.1 dB
Dual-controller chassis with 10GbE PCIe cards
  • Declared sound power (LwAd) per ISO 9296: 6.9 Bel
  • Sound pressure (LpAm) (bystander positions): 51 dB
Measured configured with 24x 3.8TB SSD
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

AFF A700 AFF A300 AFF A200
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)