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Storage Pool creation fails with error "Disk <disk> is not a spare disk"

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Applies to

  • FAS8200
  • ONTAP 9.4P6


  1. Storage Pool creation fails reporting one of the selected disk is not a spare

cluster::> storage pool create -storage-pool SP1 -nodes node1,node2 -disk-count 3 -simulate true
Error: command failed: Disk "8.41.1" is not a spare disk.

  1. storage disk show output for that disk shows two different drives

cluster::> storage disk show -disk 8.41.*
                     Usable           Disk    Container   Container
Disk                   Size Shelf Bay Type    Type        Name      Owner
---------------- ---------- ----- --- ------- ----------- --------- --------
8.41.1              836.9GB    41   1 SAS     aggregate   aggr1     node1
8.41.1              372.4GB    41   1 SSD     spare       Pool0     node1



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