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NetApp FAS3170 Filer Head (Controller) Enterprise Storage System

NetApp FAS3170 Filer Head (Controller)

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NetApp FAS3170 Filer Head (Controller)

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NetApp FAS3170 Enterprise Storage System

Maximum Raw Capacity (HA): 840TB
Maximum Disk Drives: 840
Controller Form Factor: 3U
Max Memory: 32GB
Max Cache: 2GB
Disk Type: Fibre Channel, SSD/Flash, NL-SAS, SATA, SAS
Disk Form Factor: 2.5" & 3.5"
Host Connectivity: 4Gb Fibre Channel (FC), 8Gb Fibre Channel (FC), 1GbE, 10GbE
Storage Protocols Supported: CIFS (NAS), Fibre Channel (FC), Fibre Channel over Ethernet (FCoE), iSCSI (IP SAN), NFS (NAS)
Supported RAID: RAID 4, RAID 6 (RAID-DP)

*Available in Single or Dual Controller ('C' Cluster / 'A' Active-Active / 'HA' High-Availability). Call for Details and Pricing



The FAS3170 provides outstanding value. The FAS3170 lets you consolidate diverse data moving through your business onto a unified storage platform that provides simultaneous block and file services for business and technical applications. With the FAS3100 series, you can unlock the full potential of you growing virtualized server environment by enabling virtual machine mobility and offloading the work the work of data protection.

The FAS3170 comes with Snapshot® which reduces backup times to minutes. SnapManager® quickly returns applications to the same point in time as recovered data. NetApp's high-performance RAID 6 (RAID-DP) offers dual parity and better data protection and capacity utilization than RAID 5 and RAID 1+0.

The FAS3170 offers a great mix of value and performance against a wide range of application workloads, file services, OLTP, and messaging and collaboration. It's high-bandwidth, 64-bit controller architecture with large memory cache and the latest I/O technologies, provides data at the rates you need to keep the most demanding business and technical applications running smoothly. The FAS3170 lets you combine high-performance Fibre Channel and large-capacity SATA disk drives in storage tiers for optimal performance and cost. You can also consolidate block and file storage by providing native support of the FCP, iSCSI, FCoE, NFS and CIFS storage protocols via both Fibre Channel and Ethernet interfaces.

The FAS3170 utilizes up to 840 disks and can support a maximum raw capacity of 840TB in a Active-Active configuration. Supports 10GbE, 8Gbps FC, 40x 4Gbps FC ports and all the elite storage networking protocols (FC SAN [FCP], IP SAN [iSCSI, FCoE], NAS [NFS, CIFS]).

FAS3170 Technical Specifications

Technical Specifications for Single and HA Configurations
Maximum Raw Capacity (HA) 840TB
Recommended Min Raw Capacity Array LUNs (GB) N/A
Absolute Min Raw Capacity Array LUNs (GB) N/A
Maximum Storage Devices (HA) 840 Disks
Max DS2246 Shelves (HA) 35
Max DS4243 Shelves (HA) 35
Max DS4246 Shelves (HA) 35
Max DS4486 Shelves (HA) N/A
Max DS14-Class Shelves (HA) 60
Max Nodes per Cluster (NAS) Not Supported
Max Nodes per Cluster (SAN) Not Supported
Aggregate Size 32 bit (TiB) 16
Aggregate Size 64 bit (TiB) N/A
Min Size for an Array LUN Aggregate (GB) N/A
Flex Volume Size 32 bit (TiB) 16
Flex Volume Size 64 bit (TiB) N/A
Max Infinite Volume Data Constituent Size (TiB) Not Supported
Max Volume Count (Single) N/A
Max Array LUN Size (GB) N/A
Min Array LUN Size (GB) N/A
Min Array LUN Size - Root Volume (GB) N/A
Min Root Volume Size (Single/HA) 40GB / 40GB
Spare Core Array LUN Min Size (GB) N/A
Max RAID Groups in an Aggregate N/A
Block Size (Bytes) N/A
Chassis Height 10.75"
Chassis Width 17.72"
Chassis Depth 23.90"
Rack Units (Single/HA) 6U/6U
Operating Temperature Range 50°F to 104°F
Storage Temperature Range -40° to 149°F
Input Power Voltage 100v to 120v, 200v to 240v
Processor (Single) 2x 64-bit 2-Core 2.60Ghz
Memory (Single/HA) 16GB/32GB
NVRAM (Single) 2GB (Onboard)
Ethernet Ports (Single) 2x RJ45 (1Gbps)
Fibre Channel Ports (Single) 2x SFP (4Gbps)
UTA2 Ports (Single) N/A
Expansion Slots (Single) 4x PCIe
SAS Ports (Single) 2x QSFP (6Gbps)
Max Back-End FC Loops (HA) 10
Min Version of Data ONTAP 7 7.2.5
Min Version of Data ONTAP 8 (both modes) 8.0, 8.1, 8.2RC1
Max Version of Data ONTAP 8 (both modes) 8.0.5, 8.1.4, 8.2.4

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Additional Information

Manufacturer NetApp
Mfg Part Number(s) FAS3170
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