Respond flexibly to changing business requirements.
- Accelerate SAN and NAS workloads with hybrid flash.
- Scale to 24 nodes, with zero downtime to upgrade and service.
- Connect easily to the cloud with leading integration.
Deliver uptime, security, and cost efficiency.
- Continuous Availability
- Proven Storage Efficiency with Built-in Encryption
- Simplified Management and Deep Application Integration
Leverage flexible, scalable hybrid-flash storage.
Designed for business-critical and consolidated environments that require:
- Rich data management.
- Enterprise-grade capabilities.
- Scalability for SAN and NAS workloads.
Multiple Business Advantages
Scale flexibly with business growth.
Expand to 57PB. Cluster with AFF all-flash systems. Integrate existing third-party storage arrays.
Accelerate applications with NVMe flash.
Reduce latency and speed operations with up to 50% higher performance than the previous generation.
Eliminate planned downtime. Service and upgrade your systems during regular business hours.
Leverage integrated data protection, built-in encryption, and multifactor authentication to meet your goals for business continuity and security.
|NAS Scaling||1–24 nodes (12 HA pairs)|
|Maximum drives (HDD/SSD)||5,760/5,760|
|Maximum onboard NVMe Flash CacheTM||48TB|
|Maximum Flash PoolTM capacity||576TB|
|SAN Scaling||1–12 nodes (6 HA pairs)|
|Maximum onboard NVMe Flash CacheTM||24TB|
|Maximum Flash Pool capacity||288TB|
|Cluster interconnect||2 10GbE|
|Per HA Pair Specifications (active-active dual controller)|
|Maximum drives (HDD/SSD)||480/480|
|Controller form factor||Single-enclosure HA;
2 controllers in single 3U chassis
|Maximum onboard NVMe Flash CacheTM||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 ONTAP 9.1 or higher||
Hardware cluster configurations:
MetroCluster configurations for synchronous replication:
|Disk shelves supported||DS224C (2U; 24 drives, 2.5” SFF, 12Gb)
DS212C (2U; 12 drives, 3.5” LFF, 12Gb)
DS460C (4U; 60 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)
|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|
|Number of supported SAN hosts||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|
|10GbE ports (max.)||24|
|10GbE Base-T ports (max.)||4|
|6Gb/12Gb SAS ports (max.)||24|
|FC initiator ports (max.)||24|
|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 Environment Specifications|
|Thermal Rating (at 200V)||1,850 BTU (typical)
2,130 BTU (worst case)
|Power supply / cooling fans||Dual, hot pluggable, integrated power supply/fan assemblies|
|AC input power voltage (autoranging, VRMS)||100-120V, 200-240V|
|AC input power frequency||50-60 Hz|
|Depth||19" (48 cm)|
|Operating temperature, altitude, and relative humidity||41°F to 113°F (5°C to 45°C); at ≤ 3,000m (at ≤ 10,000') elevation; 8% to 90% 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, 10% to 95% relative humidity, noncondensing, in original container
|Operating acoustic noise||FAS8200:
|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|
|Dimensions (height/weight/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" (76.3 cm) 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)|
Specifications are subject to change without notice.
Primary Use Cases
Harness the power of ONTAP and OnCommand® software to simplify your data management and protection.
Included features and software:
A premium bundle is available for purchase that includes:
|Flexible and Scalable|
|Unified support for SAN and NAS workloads||All supported storage protocols included in configuration|
|Massively scalable, high-performance data containers||FlexGroup|
|Resilient and Available|
|Double parity RAID protection||RAID DP|
|Triple parity RAID protection||RAID TEC|
|Redundant I/O paths for performance and availability||Multipath I/O|
|High availability pair of active storage controllers||Active-Active|
|Back-up, Disaster Recovery, and Compliance|
|Incremental point-in-time copies||Snapshot|
|Asynchronous replication for back-up and disaster recovery||SnapMirror|
|Synchronous mirroring to enable business continuity||*MetroCluster|
|WORM file locking for data retention and compliance||SnapLock||Optional||Optional|
|Reduce storage capacity requirements||Inline Deduplication|
|Additional storage efficiency with patented block-reduction technology||Inline Compaction|
|Flexibly allocate disk storage space as needed||Thin Provisioning|
|Create instant read/write virtual copies||FlexClone|
|Increase usable storage capacity||*Advanced Drive Partitioning|
|Automate placement of new workloads to balance utilization across the cluster||Balanced Placement|
|Security and Multi-tenancy|
|Data-at-rest encryption using self-encrypting drives||NetApp Storage Encryption (NSE)|
|Software-based data-at-rest encryption on any type of disk||NetApp Volume Encryption (NVE)||Optional||Optional|
|Embedded key management||Onboard Key Manager|
|Adaptive workload performance limits (maximums and minimums) in multitenant environments||Storage Quality of Service (QoS)|
|Automatic Data Tiering|
|Automate tiering of cold data to the cloud (public and private) from all-SSD aggregates||FabricPool||Optional||Optional|
|Accelerate hot data performance with read caching on flash media||FlashCache|
|Accelerate hot data performance with read and write caching on aggregate of HDDs and SSDs||Flash Pool|
|Fast, simple configuration set-up and system management||OnCommand System Manager|
|Monitor and proactively manage system health, protection, and performance||OnCommand Unified Manager|
|Improve productivity by automating storage-management processes||OnCommand Workflow Automation|
|Streamline storage management by integrating disparate software tools||OnCommand API Services|
|Recover file systems or entire databases in an instant||SnapRestore|
|Centralize application-consistent data protection and clone management||SnapCenter|
|Simplify application-consistent configuration, backup, and restore||SnapManager|
|Extended Value Software: Virtualization, Back-up and Infrastructure Management|
|Storage virtualization of third-party arrays||**FlexArray Virtualization||Optional||Optional|
|Open platform for on-premises and hybrid cloud-based data center management||OnCommand Insight||Optional||Optional|
*Not available on all FAS systems. Check with your NetApp sales representative to determine availability.
**Not available with FAS2700, FAS2600, and FAS2500.