Attaching an aggregate to external capacity tier

You can use System Manager to attach an all flash aggregate to an external capacity tier. External capacity tier provides storage for infrequently used data.

Before you begin

You must have added an external capacity tier in the cluster.


  1. Click Storage Tiers.
    External capacity tiers that are added to System Manager are displayed.
  2. In the Used in Aggregates column, click Attach Aggregates.
    The Attach Aggregates window is displayed.
  3. Select the aggregate that you want to attach.
  4. If you want to update the tiering policy of the volumes that are on the selected aggregates, click View and Update Tiering Policy for Volumes.
  5. Click the Change Tiering Policy list, and then update the tiering policy.
  6. Click Save.