Manage an Amazon FSx for ONTAP working environment

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BlueXP enables you to manage your FSx for ONTAP working environment. You can change throughput and storage capacity and IOPS and remove or delete the working environment.

Change throughput capacity

You can change the throughput capacity at any time after you create the FSx for ONTAP working environment.

Before you begin

You need an active Connector in AWS.

Steps
  1. Open the FSx for ONTAP working environment.

  2. From the Overview tab, select Features.

  3. Select the pencil icon (Image of the pencil edit icon.) to open the Throughput Capacity edit page.

    A screenshot of the location of the change throughput capacity menu.

  4. Select a new throughput capacity from the dropdown and select Update. This change can take up to 25 minutes to take effect and does not disrupt data access.

Change storage capacity and IOPS

You can change the storage capacity and IOPS at any time after you create the FSx for ONTAP working environment.

Before you begin

You need an active Connector in AWS.

Steps
  1. Open the FSx for ONTAP working environment.

  2. From the Overview tab, select Features.

  3. Select the pencil icon (Image of the pencil edit icon.) to open the Storage Capacity & IOPS edit page.

    A screenshot of the location of the change storage capacity and IOPS menu.

  4. You can change the storage capacity and IOPS once every six hours. If you attempt to make changes more frequently, you will receive an error.

    A screenshot of the page to change the storage capacity and IOPS values.

    Note
    • The recommended maximum storage capacity utilization is 80% to maintain Data Tiering performance and allow capacity for additional data.

    • Selecting Automatic IOPS maintains a ratio of three provisioned SSD IOPS per GiB of primary storage up to 80,000. You cannot manually provision an IOPS value of 80,000 or greater.

  5. Select the checkbox to confirm you understand changing storage capacity impacts the cost of the FSx for ONTAP service and that additional changes cannot be made for six hours.

  6. Select Update to confirm your changes.

Remove FSx for ONTAP from the workspace

You can remove FSx for ONTAP from BlueXP without deleting your FSx for ONTAP account or volumes. You can add the FSx for ONTAP working environment back to BlueXP at any time.

Steps
  1. Open the working environment. If you don’t have a Connector in AWS, you will see the prompt screen. You can ignore this and proceed with removing the working environment.

  2. At the top right of the page, select the actions menu and select Remove from workspace.

    A screenshot of remove option for FSx for ONTAP from the BlueXP interface.

  3. Select Remove to remove FSx for ONTAP from BlueXP.

Delete the FSx for ONTAP working environment

You can delete the FSx for ONTAP from BlueXP.

Before you begin
Note You will need an active Connector in AWS to remove or delete volumes.
  • You cannot delete a working environment that contains failed volumes. Failed volumes must be deleted using the AWS Management Console or CLI prior to deleting FSx for ONTAP files system.

Warning This action will delete all resources associated with the working environment. This action cannot be undone.
Steps
  1. Open the working environment. If you don’t have a Connector in AWS, you will see the prompt screen. You can ignore this and proceed to deleting the working environment.

  2. At the top right of the page, select the actions menu and select Delete.

    A screenshot of delete option for FSx for ONTAP from the BlueXP interface.

  3. Enter the name of the working environment and select Delete.