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  • High Performance 3x Over previous generation
  • Accelerate workload 1TB NVMe Flash
  • Scalability 5PB High Capacity

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Maximum Raw Capacity 1243TB 1440TB
Internal Drives 24 12
Supported Internal Drives
Performance HDD 900GB, 1.2TB, 1.8TB Not Applicable
Capacity HDD Not Applicable 4TB, 8TB, 10TB
SSD 960GB, 3.84TB, 15.3TB 960GB, 3.84TB
Self-encrypting Drives 800GB SSD, 3.8TB SSD, 1.8TB 10K RPM AES-256, FIPS 140-2 compliant 800GB SSD, 3.8TB SSD, 6TB at 7.2K RPM AES-256, FIPS 140-2 compliant
Maximum Drives (Internal + External) 144 (same for both models)
ECC Memory 64 GB (same for both models)
Controller Form Factor 1 or 2 controllers in a single 2U chassis (same for both models)
Onboard NetApp NVMe Flash Cache™ 1TB (same for both models)
Maximum Flash Pool 24 TB (same for both models)
NVMEM/NVRAM 8GB (same for both models)
Onboard 10GbE 4 (same for both models)
Onboard I/O: UTA 2 (8Gb FC/16Gb FC/FCoE/10GbE/1GbE[1]) 8 [1] (same for both models)
Onboard I/O: 12Gb SAS/td> 4 (same for both models)

[1] FAS2600 onboard UTA2 ports can be configured as either 8Gb/16Gb FC port pair or 10GbE/1GbE port pair and mixed combinations. Also, GbE supported with SFP+ modules X6567-R6 for optical and X6568-R6 for RJ45.

NAS Scaling 1–8 nodes (4 HA pairs) (same for both models)
Maximum drives (HDD/SSD) 576 (same for both models)
Maximum Raw Capacity 5.0PB 5.7PB
Maximum onboard NetApp NVMe Flash Cache™ 4TB (same for both models)
Maximum Flash Pool 96TB (same for both models)
Maximum memory 256GB (same for both models)
Cluster interconnect 10GbE, supported using either 10GbE or UTA2 ports for maximum flexibility
Storage Protocols Supported FC; FCoE; iSCSI; NFS; pNFS; CIFS/SMB
OS Version ONTAP® 9.1 RC1 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 Hardware Cluster Configurations
  • Single-node cluster
  • Two-node switchless cluster
  • Two-node switched cluster
  • Clusters of HA pairs

Back-End Disks: Single path with single controller or HA pair; dual path with single controller MP-HA with HA pair (best practice)

Consult the Interoperability Matrix Tool for FAS2600 support on earlier versions of ONTAP software.

Disk Shelves Supported DS212C (2U; 12 drives, 3.5” LFF)
DS224C (2U; 24 drives, 2.5" SFF)
DS2246 (2U; 24 drives, 2.5" SFF)
DS4246 (4U; 24 drives, 3.5" LFF, 6Gb)
For complete details on expansion disk shelves and supported media in those shelves, see the NetApp Disk Shelves and Storage Media web page.
Maximum RAID Group Sizes RAID-TEC™ (triple parity, ONTAP 9)
  • 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®)
Host/Client 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 2048 per controller
Number of Supported Hosts
  • Up to 4 ports per controller configured as front-end (host) connectivity ports
  • Up to 8 directly connected servers per active-active configuration
  • Connected hosts per HA pair: Up to 512 SAN connected servers
FlexVol Volumes Up to 1,000 per controller
Snapshot® Copies Up to 255,000 per controller
Maximum Volume Size 100TB
Maximum Aggregate Size 400TB
Thermal Rating (at 110V) 1,219 BTU (typical)
1,697 BTU (worst case)
Weight[1] 55.56 lbs
Height 3.3" (8.5 cm), fits into 2U space
Width 19" IEC rack-compliant (17.6", 44.7 cm)
Depth (without cable management brackets) 19" (48 cm)
Operating temperature, altitude, and relative humidity 50°F to 104°F (10°C to 40°C); at ≤ 3,000m (at ≤ 10,000') elevation; 20% to 80% relative humidity, noncondensing
Nonoperating temperature and relative humidity -40°F to 158°F (-40°C to 70°C); at ≤ 12,192m (at ≤ 40,000') typical of unconditioned airplane cargo bay, 5% to 95% relative humidity, noncondensing, in original container
Operating acoustic noise
  • Declared sound power (LwAd) per ISO 9296: 6.9 Bels
  • Sound pressure (LpAm) (bystander positions): 51
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

[1] Weight varies by drive type and total number of drives.

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