Attaching an aggregate to an external capacity tier

You can use System Manager to attach an All Flash aggregate to an external capacity tier. You can store infrequently used data in external capacity tiers.

Before you begin

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


  1. Click Storage > Aggregates & Disks > External Capacity Tier.
  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 to the external capacity tier.
  4. If you want to update the tiering policy of the volumes that are on the selected aggregate, click View and Update Tiering Policy for Volumes.
  5. Click the Change Tiering Policy list, and then update the tiering policy.
  6. Click Save.