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Guidelines for assigning ownership for disks

When you assign ownership for disks, you need to follow certain guidelines to keep automatic ownership assignment working and to maximize fault isolation.

Use these guidelines for configuring automatic disk ownership at the stack or loop level:

Note: On storage system models that only support one loop or stack, you can configure your system to have both pools on a single loop or stack. Automatic assignment at the stack or loop level does not work, but automatic assignment at the shelf level works for this configuration.

Use these guidelines for configuring automatic disk ownership at the shelf level:

For more information about configuring SyncMirror with disks or array LUNs, see the Data ONTAP Data Protection Online Backup and Recovery Guide for 7-Mode.

For the guidelines for assigning disk ownership in a MetroCluster configuration, see the Data ONTAP High Availability and MetroCluster Configuration Guide for 7-Mode.