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System install failed with "Auto-partitioning is disabled on this system: the system needs a minimum of 8 internal hard disks"

Applies to

ONTAP

Issue

During the install or initialization (option 4 from boot menu), a message similar to the following was displayed:

Auto-partitioning is disabled on this system: the system needs a minimum of 8 internal hard disks.
Auto-partitioning is disabled on this system: the system needs a minimum of 4 usable internal hard disks.
 

 

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