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  FAS2650 FAS2620
NAS/SAN Scaling 1–8 nodes (4 HA pairs)
Maximum Drives 576 576  
Maximum Raw Capacity 5.0PB 5.7PB  
Maximum onboard NetApp NVMe Flash Cache™ 4TB 4TB  

Maximum Flash Pool

96TB 96TB  
Maximum Memory 256GB 256GB  
Cluster Interconnect 10GbE, supported using either 10GbE or UTA2 ports for maximum flexibility
Storage Protocols Supported FC; FCoE; iSCSI; NFS; pNFS; CIFS/SMB
OS Version ONTAP® 9.1 RC1 or later
High-Availability Features SAS in-band management over SAS connections; 
Ethernet-based Service Processor and ONTAP management interface; redundant hot-swappable controllers, cooling fans, and power supplies
Supported Configurations Hardware Cluster Configurations
Single-node cluster
Two-node switchless cluster
Two-node switched cluster
Clusters of HA pairs
Back-End Disks: Single path with single controller or HA pair; dual path with single controller MP-HA with HA pair (best practice)
Consult the Interoperability Matrix Tool for FAS2600 support on earlier versions of ONTAP software.
Disk Shelves Supported DS212C (2U; 12 drives, 3.5” LFF)
DS224C (2U; 24 drives, 2.5" SFF)
DS2246 (2U; 24 drives, 2.5" SFF)
DS4246 (4U; 24 drives, 3.5" LFF, 6Gb)
For complete details on expansion disk shelves and supported media in those shelves, see the NetApp Disk Shelves and Storage Media web page.
Maximum RAID Group Sizes RAID-TEC™ (triple parity, ONTAP 9)
SSDs and Performance HDDs: 29 (26 data disks plus 3 parity disks)
Capacity HDDs: 21 (18 data disks plus 3 parity disks)
SSDs and Performance HDDs: 28 (26 data disks plus 2 parity disks)
Capacity HDDs: 20 (18 data disks plus 2 parity disks)
SSDs and Performance HDDs: 14 (13 data disks plus 1 parity disk)
Capacity HDDs: 7 (6 data disks plus 1 parity disk)
RAID 6 + RAID 1 or RAID 4 + RAID 1 (SyncMirror®)
Host/Client Operating Systems Supported Windows® 2000, Windows Server® 2003, Windows Server 2008, Windows Server 2012, Windows Server 2016, Linux®, Oracle® Solaris, AIX, HP-UX, Mac® OS, VMware®, ESX
Max. Number of LUNs 2048 per controller
Number of Supported Hosts Up to 4 ports per controller configured as front-end (host) connectivity ports
Up to 8 directly connected servers per active-active configuration
Connected hosts per HA pair: Up to 512 SAN connected servers
FlexVol Volumes Up to 1,000 per controller
Snapshot® Copies Up to 255,000 per controller
Maximum Volume Size 100TB
Maximum Aggregate Size 400TB
  FAS2650 FAS2620
Max. Raw Capacity 1243TB 1440TB  
Internal Drives 24 12  
Supported Internal Drives
Performance HDD 900GB, 1.2TB, 1.8TB N/A

Capacity HDD

Not Applicable 4TB, 8TB, 10TB
SSD 960GB, 3.84TB, 15.3TB 960GB, 3.84TB
Self-encrypting Drives 800GB SSD, 3.8TB SSD, 1.8TB 10K RPM AES-256, FIPS 140-2 compliant 800GB SSD, 3.8TB SSD, 6TB at 7.2K RPM AES-256, FIPS 140-2 compliant
Maximum Drives (Internal + External) 144 (same for both models)
ECC Memory 64GB
Controller Form Factor 1 or 2 controllers in a single 2U chassis (same for both models)
Onboard NetApp NVMe Flash Cache™ 1TB (same for both models)
Maximum Flash Pool 24 TB (same for both models)
NVMEM/NVRAM 8GB (same for both models)
Onboard 10GbE 4 (same for both models)
Onboard I/O: UTA 2 (8Gb FC/16Gb FC/FCoE/10GbE/1GbE[1]) 8[1] (same for both models)
Onboard I/O: 12Gb SAS 4 (same for both models)