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What are the settings included in each default Storage Capability Profile?

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Applies to

  • ONTAP tools for VMware vSphere
  • NetApp VASA Provider
  • Storage Capability Profiles

Answer

There are 11 predefined Storage Capability Profiles in ONTAP tools for VMware:

  1. Platinum:
  • Description:Predefined profile
  • Platform:All Flash FAS (AFF)
  • Protocol:Any
  • Performance:None
  • Deduplication:Yes
  • Compression:Yes
  • Space reserve:Thin
  • Encryption:No
  • Tiering policy (FabricPool):None

 

2. Bronze:

  • Description:Predefined profile
  • Platform:Fabric Attached Storage (FAS)
  • Protocol:Any
  • Performance:None
  • Deduplication:No
  • Compression:No
  • Space reserve:Thin
  • Encryption:No
  • Tiering policy (FabricPool):None

 

3. AFF_NVMe:

  • Description:Predefined profile
  • Platform:All Flash FAS (AFF)
  • Protocol:NVMe/FC
  • Max IOPS:Unlimited
  • Deduplication:Yes
  • Compression:Yes
  • Space reserve:Thin
  • Encryption:No
  • Tiering policy (FabricPool):None

 

4. AFF_Thick:

  • Description:Predefined profile
  • Platform:All Flash FAS (AFF)
  • Protocol:Any
  • Max IOPS:Unlimited
  • Deduplication:Yes
  • Compression:Yes
  • Space reserve:Thick
  • Encryption:No
  • Tiering policy (FabricPool):None

 

5. AFF_Default:

  • Description:Predefined profile
  • Platform:All Flash FAS (AFF)
  • Protocol:Any
  • Performance:None
  • Deduplication:Yes
  • Compression:Yes
  • Space reserve:Thin
  • Encryption:No
  • Tiering policy (FabricPool):None

 

6. AFF_Tiering:

  • Description:Predefined profile
  • Platform:All Flash FAS (AFF)
  • Protocol:Any
  • Performance:None
  • Deduplication:Yes
  • Compression:Yes
  • Space reserve:Thin
  • Encryption:No
  • Tiering policy (FabricPool):Snapshot

 

7. AFF_Encrypted:

  • Description:Predefined profile
  • Platform:All Flash FAS (AFF)
  • Protocol:Any
  • Performance:None
  • Deduplication:Yes
  • Compression:Yes
  • Space reserve:Thin
  • Encryption:Yes
  • Tiering policy (FabricPool):None

 

8. AFF_Encrypted_Tiering:

  • Description:Predefined profile
  • Platform:All Flash FAS (AFF)
  • Protocol:Any
  • Performance:None
  • Deduplication:Yes
  • Compression:Yes
  • Space reserve:Thin
  • Encryption:Yes
  • Tiering policy (FabricPool):Snapshot

 

9. AFF_Encrypted_Min50:

  • Description:Predefined profile
  • Platform:All Flash FAS (AFF)
  • Protocol:Any
  • Min IOPS:50 IOPS
  • Max IOPS:Unlimited
  • Deduplication:Yes
  • Compression:Yes
  • Space reserve:Thin
  • Encryption:Yes
  • Tiering policy (FabricPool):None

 

10. FAS_Default:

  • Description:Predefined profile
  • Platform:Fabric Attached Storage (FAS)
  • Protocol:Any
  • Performance:None
  • Deduplication:Yes
  • Compression:No
  • Space reserve:Thin
  • Encryption:No
  • Tiering policy (FabricPool):None

 

11: FAS_Max20:

  • Description:Predefined profile
  • Platform:Fabric Attached Storage (FAS)
  • Protocol:Any
  • Max IOPS:20 IOPS
  • Deduplication:Yes
  • Compression:No
  • Space reserve:Thin
  • Encryption:No
  • Tiering policy (FabricPool):None

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