Software revisions


The following table illustrates validated hardware and software versions.

Layer Device Image Comments


NetApp AFF A300



Cisco UCS B200 M5 blade servers with Cisco UCS VIC 1340

Release 4.0(4b)


Cisco Nexus 6332-16UP fabric interconnect

Release 4.0(4b)

Cisco Nexus 93180YC-EX switch in NX-OS standalone mode

Release 7.0(3)I7(6)

Storage network

Cisco MDS 9148S

Release 8.3(2)


VMware vSphere ESXi 6.7U2

ESXi 6.7.0,13006603

VMware vCenter Server

vCenter server Build 13639309

Cloud provider

Amazon AWS S3

Standard S3 bucket with default options

The basic requirements for FabricPool are outlined in FabricPool Requirements. After all the basic requirements have been met, complete the following steps to configure FabricPool:

  1. Install a FabricPool license.

  2. Create an AWS S3 object store bucket.

  3. Add a cloud tier to ONTAP.

  4. Attach the cloud tier to an aggregate.

  5. Set the volume tiering policy.