Removing a multi-disk carrier before it is safe to do so can result in one or more RAID groups becoming degraded, or possibly even a storage disruption. Data ONTAP provides several indications of when it is safe to remove a multi-disk carrier.
When a multi-disk carrier needs to be replaced, the following events must have occurred before you can remove the carrier safely:
You can see the list of broken disks by using the aggr status -f command.
The disk that was evacuated to allow the carrier to be removed shows the outage reason of evacuated.