Cabling the controllers to DS212C or DS224C drive shelves

You must cable the shelf-to-shelf connections, and then cable both controllers to the DS212C or DS224C drive shelves.

About this task

The cables are inserted into the drive shelf with the pull-tabs facing down, while the other end of the cable is inserted into the controller storage modules with the pull-tabs up.



Procedure

  1. Use the following animation to cable your drive shelves to your controllers.
    Note: The examples use DS224C shelves. Cabling is similar with other supported SAS drive shelves.
    • Cabling SAS shelves in FAS9000, AFF A700, and ASA AFF A700, ONTAP 9.7 and earlier:

    • Cabling SAS shelves in FAS9000, AFF A700, and ASA AFF A700, ONTAP 9.8 and later:

    If you have more than one drive shelf stack, see the Installation and Cabling Guide for your drive shelf type.

    Installing and cabling

  2. To complete setting up your system, see Completing system setup and configuration