English

Comparing capacity pools and capacity tiers licensing

Contributors dmp-netapp Download PDF of this topic

The following table compares the two production licensing models supported by ONTAP Select.

Capacity tiers Capacity pools

License serial number

Nine digits generated by NetApp and assigned to a node

Nine digits generated by NetApp and assigned to a capacity pool

License lock

Locked to ONTAP Select node

Locked to License Manager instance

License duration

Perpetual (no renewal required)

Fixed duration based on purchase (renewed required)

Lease duration for data aggregate

Not applicable One hour to seven days

Node serial number