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How to use the scsi format command to prepare SSD drives for being powered off for long periods

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Applies to

  • ONTAP 9
  • AFF/FAS Systems
  • Capacity Flash NVMe SSD
  • NVMe SSD
  • SAS SSD

Description

As described in Support Bulletin SU490, if removing power from Enterprise SSDs for greater than two months, remove all data from the drives to avoid impact to SSD usability in the future.  

 

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