Resource limits for Azure NetApp Files

Understanding resource limits for Azure NetApp Files helps you manage your volumes.

Resource limits

The following table describes resource limits for Azure NetApp Files:

Resource Default limit Adjustable via support request
Number of NetApp accounts per Azure Subscription 10 Yes
Number of capacity pools per NetApp account 25 Yes
Number of volumes per capacity pool 500 Yes
Number of snapshots per volume 255 No
Number of subnets delegated to Azure NetApp Files (Microsoft.NetApp/volumes) per Azure Virtual Network 1 No
Maximum number of VMs (includes peered VNets) that can connect to a volume 1000 No
Minimum size of a single capacity pool 4 TiB No
Maximum size of a single capacity pool 500 TiB No
Minimum size of a single volume 100 GiB No
Maximum assigned quota of a single volume* 92 TiB No
Maximum size of a single volume* 100 TiB No

*A volume can be manually created or resized to maximally 92 TiB. However, a volume can grow up to 100 TiB in an overage scenario. See Cost model for Azure NetApp Files for details on capacity overage.

Request limit increase

You can create an Azure support request to increase the adjustable limits from the table above.

From Azure portal navigation plane:

  1. Click Help + support.
  2. Click + New support request.
  3. On the Basics tab, provide the following information:
    1. Issue type: Select Service and subscription limits (quotas).
    2. Subscriptions: Select the subscription for the resource that you need the quota increased.
    3. Quota type: Select Storage: Azure NetApp Files limits.
    4. Click Next: Solutions.
  4. On the Details tab:
    1. In the Description box, provide the following information for the corresponding resource type:

      Resource Parent resources Requested new limits Reason for quota increase
      Account Subscription ID Requested new maximum account number What scenario or use case prompted the request?
      Pool Subscription ID, Account URI Requested new maximum pool number What scenario or use case prompted the request?
      Volume Subscription ID, Account URI, Pool URI Requested new maximum volume number What scenario or use case prompted the request?
    2. Specify the appropriate support method and provide your contract information.

    3. Click Next: Review + create to create the request.

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