Visio by DPTPB: NetApp FAS/AFF Controller Stencil (V2)

Apr 24, 2017 Visio by DPTPB release update notes

Updated NetApp FAS / AFF DPTPB Visio stencils to follow V2 design where all data is within top-level shape and rear view shapes have connection points for rack placement

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Visio by DPTPB: NetApp AFF A700s

Feb 10, 2017 update notes for Visio by DPTPB stencil collection, part 1

This is became quite lengthy post or in fact series of posts due to new NetApp AFF A700s platform, which is very different “beast” than any other NetApp AFF / FAS platform:

  • First platform with internal disks which is not sharing chassis with existing disk shelf
  • Only 40GbE & 32G Fiber Channel ports and adapters
  • 10GbE connectivity is only available with 40GbE to 4x10GbE breakout cables.

This in turn required additional new shapes for 40GbE / 32G FC switches (part 2) and 40GbE to 4x10GbE breakout cables (part 3). Sample drawings for NetApp AFF A700s are available in the last post of this series, (part4).

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