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How to physically populate a DS224C or NS224 disk shelf with a partial set of disks

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Applies to

  • DS224C Disk Shelf
  • NS224 Disk Shelf
  • ONTAP 9


By default the DS224C and NS224 shelves accommodate up to 24 total disks each.  However, it is possible to utilize these shelves not fully populated. The drive positioning within the shelf is important to ensure correct initialization of the system and automatic disk assignment.


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