Tier data to local bucket
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Beginning with ONTAP 9.8, you can tier data to local object storage using ONTAP S3.
Tiering data to a local bucket provides a simple alternative to moving data to a different local tier. This procedure uses an existing bucket on the local cluster, or you can let ONTAP automatically create a new storage VM and a new bucket.
Keep in mind that once you attach to a local tier (aggr) the cloud tier cannot be unattached.
An S3 license is required for this workflow, which creates a new S3 server and new bucket, or uses existing ones. A FabricPool license is not required for this workflow.
Tier data to a local bucket: click Tiers, select a tier, then click .
You have the option to create a new tier (ONTAP S3) or use an existing one.
You have the option to edit an existing volume tiering policy.