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How ONTAP Select capacity license is being calculated with partitions and non-zero raid configuration

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Applies to

  • ONTAP Select
  • Capacity License
  • Disk Partitions (partitions)
  • Non-zero raid configuration

Answer

  • Use license show-status -license select command to review information about the current capacity license usage
 
  • Use storage disk partition show command to review information about disks partitions
 
  • The sum of partitions usable-size (excluding the parity partitions) is the capacity license that is being presented in license show-status command.
 
  • For example:
ontapselect::*> license show-status -license select
(system license show-status)
Status        License        Scope        Detailed
---------    --------    -------      ---------
valid        Select        node        ontapselect-01: Currently using 3.5TB. System may use up to 7TB.
 
storage disk partition show -fields container-name,position,usable-size,disk-type
partition         container-name          position    usable-size  disk-type
----------        ----------------        --------    -----------  ---------
NET-1.1.P1        /aggr1/plex1/rg0        data        700GB        SSD
NET-1.2.P1        /aggr1/plex1/rg0        data        700GB        SSD
NET-1.3.P1        /aggr1/plex1/rg0        dparity     700GB        SSD
NET-1.5.P1        /aggr1/plex1/rg0        parity      700GB        SSD
NET-1.6.P1        /aggr1/plex1/rg0        data        700GB        SSD
NET-1.7.P1        /aggr1/plex1/rg0        data        700GB        SSD
NET-1.8.P1        /aggr1/plex1/rg0        data        700GB        SSD



Note: partitions calculation might result in an approximate number to the license capacity and not an indentical one.

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