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NetApp FAS6290 Filer Head (Controller) Enterprise Storage System

NetApp FAS6290 Filer Head (Controller)

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NetApp FAS6290 Filer Head (Controller)

  • NetApp FAS6290 Filer Head (Controller) Enterprise Storage System NetApp FAS6290 Filer Head (Controller) Enterprise Storage System
  • NetApp FAS6290 Filer Head (Controller) Enterprise Storage System NetApp FAS6290 Filer Head (Controller) Enterprise Storage System

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NetApp FAS6290 Enterprise Storage System

Maximum Raw Capacity (HA): 5760TB
Maximum Disk Drives: 1440
Controller Form Factor (Single/HA): 6U/12U
Memory: 192GB
Maximum Flash Cache: 16TB
Maximum Flash Pool: 24TB
Disk Type: Fibre Channel, SSD/Flash, NL-SAS, SATA, SAS
Disk Form Factor: 2.5" & 3.5"
Host Connectivity: 1Gb Fibre Channel, 2Gb Fibre Channel, 4Gb Fibre Channel, 8Gb Fibre Channel, 16Gb Fibre Channel, 10Gb Fibre Channel over Ethernet (FCoE), 1GbE, 10GbE
Storage Protocols Supported: CIFS (NAS), Fibre Channel, Fibre Channel over Ethernet (FCoE), iSCSI (IP SAN), NFS (NAS), SMB, FTP, HTTP
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 FAS6290 is designed to deliver availability, performance, scalability, and value so that storage becomes a strategic resource for operating your business more effectively and generating revenue more quickly. The FAS6200 series offers proven SAN performance, superior flash integration, and leading scale-out capabilities to meet a broad range of performance needs while seamlessly scaling to over 69PB.

The FAS6200 series includes High-Availability (HA) capabilities as well as advanced risk identification and service analytics that accelerate fault isolation and resolution, minimizing potential down-time, and accelerating return to service. Each model in the FAS6200 series is designed to offer enterprise performance that can scale to deliver many gigabytes per second and hundreds of thousands of IOPS to satisfy the most demanding workload challenges. All models offer extensive high-bandwidth connectivity options for 10GbE, 8Gb FC and 6Gb SAS and support a range of disk shelves and media that let you optimize for capacity, density or performance.

The FAS6290 can utilize up to 1440 drives and supports up to 5760TB of raw capacity. The FAS6290 has a maximum Flash Cache of 16TB with a maximum Flash Pool of 24TB. The FAS6290 provides 192GB of memory as well as 24 PCIe Expansion Slots in a 12U form factor. FAS6290 utilizes DATA ONTAP 8.1.2 GA and Data ONTAP 8.0.5 and also provides networking support for FC (Fibre Channel), FCoE (Fibre Channel over Ethernet), iSCSI, NFS, CIFS/SMB, HTTP and FTP.

FAS6290 Technical Specifications

Active-Active Dual Controller Specifications
Maximum Drives 1440
Maximum Raw Capacity 5760TB
Controller Form Factor Dual enclosure HA; 2 controllers in two 6U chassis, total of 12U
Memory 192GB
Flash for Virtual Storage Tier

Maximum Flash Cache


Maximum Flash Pool


Combined Total

PCIe Expansion Slots 24
Onboard I/O: 10GbE 8
Onboard I/O: 8Gb FC 8-32
Onboard I/O: 6Gb SAS 0-24
Storage Networking Supported FC, FCoE, iSCSI, NFS, CIFS/SMB, HTTP, FTP
OS Version Data ONTAP 8.1.2 GA and Data ONTAP 8.0.5
Supported Configurations Highly available controller configurations
- Active-Active controller with controller failover and multipath HA storage
- Active-Active controller with stretch (nonswitch) and fabric-attached MetroCluster
Clusters of HA pairs
Disk Shelves Supported DS2246 (2U; 24 drives, 2.5" SFF)
DS4246 (4U; 24 drives, 3.5" LFF)
DS4486 (4U; 48 drives, 3.5" LFF)
DS4243 (4U; 24 drives, 3.5" LFF)
DS14 Shelves (MK2, MK2-AT, MK4) are supported for upgrades
Operating Systems Supported Windows 2000, Windows Server 2003, Windows Server 2008, Windows XP, Linux, Sun Solaris, AIX, HP-UX, Mac OS, Vmware, ESX
Additional Technical Specifications for Single and HA Configurations
Maximum Raw Capacity (HA) 5760TB
Recommended Min Raw Capacity Array LUNs (GB) N/A
Absolute Min Raw Capacity Array LUNs (GB) N/A
Maximum Storage Devices (HA) 1440 Disks
Max DS2246 Shelves (HA) 60
Max DS4243 Shelves (HA) 60
Max DS4246 Shelves (HA) 60
Max DS4486 Shelves (HA) 30
Max DS14-Class Shelves (HA) 84 (with IOXM)
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) 162
Min Size for an Array LUN Aggregate (GB) N/A
Flex Volume Size 32 bit (TiB) 16
Flex Volume Size 64 bit (TiB) 100
Max Infinite Volume Data Constituent Size (TiB) Not Supported
Max Volume Count (Single) 500
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) 250GB / 250GB
Spare Core Array LUN Min Size (GB) N/A
Max RAID Groups in an Aggregate N/A
Block Size (Bytes) N/A
Chassis Height 10.18"
Chassis Width 17.59"
Chassis Depth 29.00"
Rack Units (Single/HA) 6U/12U
Operating Temperature Range 50°F to 104°F
Storage Temperature Range -40° to 158°F
Input Power Voltage 100v to 120v, 200v to 240v
Processor (Single) 2x 64-bit 6-Core 2.93Ghz
Memory (Single) 96GB
NVRAM (Single) 4GB Adapter Card
Ethernet Ports (Single) 2x RJ45 (1Gbps) & 4x SFP+ (10Gbps)
UTA2 Ports (Single) N/A
Expansion Slots (Single) 16x PCIe3 (with IOXM)
SAS Ports (Single) N/A
Max Back-End FC Loops (HA) 26 (with IOXM)
Min Version of Data ONTAP 8 (both modes) 8.0.5, 8.1.2, 8.2RC1, 8.3RC1
Max Version of Data ONTAP 8 (both modes) 8.0.5, 8.1.4, 8.2.4, 8.3.2RC1

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Additional Information

Manufacturer NetApp
Mfg Part Number(s) FAS6290
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