Maintain ASA A200 hardware
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- AFF A-series systems
- AFF C-series systems
- ASA A-series systems
- FAS systems
- End-of-availability systems
- Drive shelves
For the AFF A200 storage system, you can perform maintenance procedures on the following components.
The boot media stores a primary and secondary set of boot image files that the system uses when it boots.
You must replace the controller’s caching module when your system registers a single AutoSupport (ASUP) message that the module has gone offline.
The chassis is the physical enclosure housing all the controller components such as the controller/CPU unit, power supply, and I/O.
A controller consists of a board, firmware, and software. It controls the drives and implements the ONTAP functions.
You must replace a DIMM (dual in-line memory module) when a memory mismatch is present, or you have a failed DIMM.
A drive is a device that provides the physical storage media for data.
A battery is included with a controller and preserves cached data if the AC power fails.
A power supply provides a redundant power source in a controller shelf.
Real time clock battery
A real time clock battery preserves system date and time information if the power is off.