Creating a traffic classification policy for FabricPool

You can optionally design a StorageGRID traffic classification policy to optimize quality of service for the FabricPool workload.

Before you begin

About this task

The best practices for creating a traffic classification policy for FabricPool depend on the workload, as follows:

To learn more about traffic classification policies:

Administering StorageGRID > Managing traffic classification policies


  1. Select Configuration > Network Settings > Traffic Classification.
  2. Enter a name and a description.
  3. In the Matching Rules section, create at least one rule.
    1. Select Create.
    2. Select Endpoint, and select the load balancer endpoint you created for FabricPool.

      You can also select the FabricPool tenant account or bucket.

    3. If you want this traffic policy to limit traffic for the other endpoints, select Inverse Match.
  4. Optionally, create one or more limits.
    Note: Even if no limits are set for a traffic classification policy, metrics are collected so you can understand traffic trends.
    1. Select Create.
    2. Select the type of traffic you want to limit and the limit to apply.
      This example FabricPool traffic classification lists the types of network traffic you can limit and the types of values you can select. The traffic types and values for an actual policy would be based on your specific requirements.

      Traffic Classification Policy FabricPool
  5. After creating the traffic classification policy, select the policy and then select Metrics to determine if the policy is limiting traffic as expected.

    Traffic Classification Metrics FabricPool