Which disk autoassignment policy to use

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You can typically use the default autoassignment policy, which is equivalent to the stack policy for most systems, and to the bay policy for entry-level systems (AFF A2xx, FAS2xxx). However, for some configurations, you might need to change the autoassignment policy.

You must select the appropriate autoassignment based on your configuration:

If you are using…​ Then use the autoassignment policy value of…​

Stand-alone entry-level system

stack

Entry-level systems in an HA configuration with a single, shared shelf

bay

Entry-level systems in an HA configuration with one stack of two or more shelves

shelf

MetroCluster configurations with one stack per node, two or more shelves

shelf

All other configurations

stack