What’s new with Amazon FSx for NetApp ONTAP
Learn what’s new in Amazon FSx for NetApp ONTAP.
07 May 2023
When creating a working environment, you can now have BlueXP generate a security group that allows traffic within the selected VPC only. This feature requires additional permissions.
You can optionally add and modify tags to categorize volumes.
02 April 2023
The IOPS limit is increased to allow manual or automatic provisioning up to 160,000.
05 March 2023
User interface improvements have been made and screenshots have been updated in the documentation.
01 January 2023
You can now choose to enable automatic capacity management to add incremental storage based on demand. Automatic capacity management polls the cluster at regular intervals to assess demand and automatically increases storage capacity in increments of 10% up to 80% of the the cluster’s maximum capacity.
18 September 2022
You can now change the storage capacity and IOPS at any time after you create the FSx for ONTAP working environment.
31 July 2022
If you previously provided your AWS credentials to Cloud Manager, the new My Opportunities feature can automatically discover and suggest FSx for ONTAP file systems to add and manage using Cloud Manager. You can also review available data services through the My Opportunities tab.
You can now change throughput capacity at any time after you create the FSx for ONTAP working environment.
You can now replicate and sync data to on-premises and other FSx for ONTAP systems using FSx for ONTAP as the source.
You can now create iSCSI volumes in FSx for ONTAP using Cloud Manager.
3 July 2022
You can now select a single or multiple Availability Zone HA deployment model.
AWS GovCloud account authentication is now supported in Cloud Manager.
27 February 2022
Assume IAM role
When you create an FSx for ONTAP working environment, you now must provide the ARN of an IAM role that Cloud Manager can assume to create an FSx for ONTAP working environment. You previously needed to provide AWS access keys.
31 October 2021
Create iSCSI volumes using Cloud Manager API
You can create iSCSI volumes for FSx for ONTAP using the Cloud Manager API and manage them in your working environment.
Select volume units when creating volumes
You can select volume units (GiB or TiB) when creating volumes in FSx for ONTAP.
4 October 2021
Create CIFS volumes using Cloud Manager
Edit volumes using Cloud Manager
Now you can edit FSx for ONTAP volumes using Cloud Manager.
2 September 2021
Support for Amazon FSx for NetApp ONTAP
Amazon FSx for NetApp ONTAP is a fully managed service allowing customers to launch and run file systems powered by NetApp’s ONTAP storage operating system. FSx for ONTAP provides the same features, performance, and administrative capabilities NetApp customers use on premises, with the simplicity, agility, security, and scalability of a native AWS service.
You can configure an FSx for ONTAP working environment in Cloud Manager.
Using a Connector in AWS and Cloud Manager, you can create and manage volumes, replicate data, and integrate FSx for ONTAP with NetApp cloud services, such as Data Sense and Cloud Sync.