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Can I manually fail a disk that is not responding?

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Applies to

  • Data ONTAP 8.2.5 and earlier
  • Data ONTAP operating in 7-Mode

Answer

  • No, spare or broken disks cannot be failed. The disk fail command only works with data/parity disks.
  • Replace the disk that is not responding.

 

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