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Is AWS S3 Glacier Deep Archive supported by (Netapp) Cloud Tiering?

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Applies to

  • Cloud Volumes ONTAP (CVO)
  • Cloud Tiering or Fabric Pool
  • Amazon Web Service (AWS)
  • AWS Simple Storage Service (S3)
  • AWS S3 Glacier Deep Archive


  • Cloud Tiering was designed as a high-performance tiering solution, so data must be continuously available and quickly accessible for retrieval. 
  • When you set up data tiering to AWS, Cloud Tiering automatically uses the Standard storage class for your inactive data. Cloud Tiering can apply a lifecycle rule so the data transitions from the Standard storage class to another storage class after a certain number of days. You can choose from the following storage classes:
    • Standard-Infrequent Access

    • One Zone-Infrequent Access

    • Intelligent-Tiering (where AWS automatically moves data between two tiers — Frequent Access and Infrequent Access - when access patterns change)

    • Glacier Instant Retrieval

  • If you do not choose another storage class, then the data remains in the Standard storage class and no rules are applied.
  • When you configure a Cloud Tiering lifecycle rule, you must not configure any lifecycle rules when setting up the bucket in your AWS account.
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