Add cache to a local tier

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Provision cache by converting an existing local tier (aggregate) to a Flash Pool aggregate by adding SSDs. Flash Pool aggregates enable you to deploy flash as high performance cache for your working data set while using lower-cost HDDs for less frequently accessed data.

  1. Click (Return to classic version).

  2. Click Hardware and Diagnostics > Aggregates.

  3. Select the aggregate, and then click Actions > Add Cache.

    Select the cache source as storage pools or dedicated SSDs.

  4. Click Switch to the new experience.

  5. Click Storage > Tiers to verify the size of the new aggregate.