Skip to main content
NetApp Knowledge Base

ONTAP Select: Unable to create data aggregate, Reason: 1 disk needed, but not enough matching disks are available

Last Updated:

Applies to

  • ONTAP Select


Aggregate creation fail with error not enough matching disks are available.

aggregate create -aggregate aggr_name -raidtype raid0 -diskcount 1 -disktype VMDISK
Unable to create data aggregate,  Reason: 1 disk needed, but not enough matching disks are available.

Cluster::>disk show
                     Usable          Disk    Container   Container
Disk                   Size Shelf Bay Type    Type        Name      Owner
---------------- ---------- ----- --- ------- ----------- --------- --------
NET-1.1              3.00TB     -   - SSD     spare       spare        cluster-01
NET-1.2             66.93GB     -   - SSD     aggregate   aggr_root    cluster-01
2 entries were displayed.


Sign in to view the entire content of this KB article.

New to NetApp?

Learn more about our award-winning Support

NetApp provides no representations or warranties regarding the accuracy or reliability or serviceability of any information or recommendations provided in this publication or with respect to any results that may be obtained by the use of the information or observance of any recommendations provided herein. The information in this document is distributed AS IS and the use of this information or the implementation of any recommendations or techniques herein is a customer's responsibility and depends on the customer's ability to evaluate and integrate them into the customer's operational environment. This document and the information contained herein may be used solely in connection with the NetApp products discussed in this document.