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SANtricity 11.8

Is there a limit on the number of drives I can remove from a pool?

Contributors netapp-jolieg

System Manager sets limits for how many drives you can remove from a pool.

  • You cannot reduce the number of drives in a pool to be less than 11 drives.

  • You cannot remove drives if there is not enough free capacity in the pool to contain the data from the removed drives when that data is redistributed to the remaining drives in the pool.

  • You can remove a maximum of 60 drives at a time. If you select more than 60 drives, the Remove Drives option is disabled. If you need to remove more than 60 drives, repeat the Remove Drives operation.