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Can I manually partition unassigned disks if internal shelf is already partitioned in ADPv2?

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Applies to

  • ONTAP 9
  • Advanced Disk Partitioning (ADP)
  • Unassigned disk drives

Answer

The proper way of partitioning the drives is through system initialization. It is possible to partition the drives manually, however the procedure is meant for partitioning one or two disks, not a whole shelf.  

Considerations for manual partitioning of disks: 

 
If manual partitioning of a disk is required, please contact NetApp Technical Support for assistance and reference this article.

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